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RF Power Combiners Operating Up to 6 GHz Introduced

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RF Power Combiners from Pasternack

2-Way and 4-Way Broadband RF Power Combiners

We just introduced broadband RF power combiners that operate up to 6 GHz to complete our power dividers/combiners category. RF power combiners are devices that combine or sum a number of RF input signals to a common output, while maintaining the characteristic impedance of the inputs. As RF, microwave and millimeter wave systems become more complex, choosing how best to combine RF signals has become a far more difficult question to answer, especially when high power RF and wide bandwidth frequencies are involved. Pasternack’s radio frequency power combiners offer low loss and low VSWR while providing competitive port-to-port isolation through the use of high power resistive combiner components.

New Pasternack RF power combiners have broad bandwidth which makes them the perfect complement to systems using components such as power amplifiers, antenna feeds, attenuators and switches. The RF combiners special area of usage is in combining individual power amplifiers together into a large power block in an amplifier system. RF power combiners from Pasternack are offered in the popular 2-way and 4-way configurations and deliver high power up to 600 Watts.

These radio frequency power combiners operate over a broad temperature range between 55°C to 85°C, expanding the versatility of this product offering to a wide range of military and commercial applications. Pasternack wide-band RF combiners offer frequency ranges from 20 MHz to 6 GHz, low insertion loss from 0.35 dB to 1 dB and low VSWR up to 1.30:1. Other features of these RF/microwave power combiners include excellent amplitude and phase balance, high power handling, good isolation levels and rugged packaging.