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1500W1000A

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The 1500W1000A from from AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation is a selfcontained, air-cooled, broadband, completely solid-state amplifier that operates from 80 to 1000 MHz. It provides more than 1500 W of power, when used with an RF sweep generator with a gain of over 61.8 dB. This amplifier has been developed for applications where instantaneous bandwidth, high gain, and linearity are required. Push-pull circuitry is used in all high power stages for lowering distortion and improving stability. 

It has a Digital Control Panel (DCP) which provides both local and remote control of the amplifier. The digital display on the front panel indicates control status and reports of internal amplifier status. All amplifier control functions and status indications are available remotely in GPIB/IEEE-488 format, RS-232 hardwire and fiber optic, USB, and Ethernet.

The amplifier is available in a single equipment rack that measures 56.1 x 175.3 x 97.6 cm with 1-5/8 and N-type female connectors. It is ideal for applications such as RF susceptibility testing, antenna and component testing, watt meter calibration, and as a driver for frequency multipliers and higher power amplifiers.

The 1500W1000A has the ability to be upgraded at a later date to the 2000W1000D, 3000W1000B, or 4000W1000B (which are higher power versions).

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Product Details

  • Part Number
    1500W1000A
  • Manufacturer
    AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation
  • Description
    1500 W Solid-State Amplifier from 80 to 1000 MHz

General Parameters

  • Type
    Power Amplifier
  • Configuration
    System
  • Industry Application
    Test & Measurement
  • Frequency
    80 to 1000 MHz
  • Gain
    61.8 dB
  • Gain Flatness
    +/-1.5 to +/-2 dB
  • Noise Figure
    6 to 8 dB
  • P1dB
    60.97 to 61.61 dBm
  • P1dB
    1250 to 1450 W
  • IP3
    68 dBm
  • Impedance
    50 Ohms
  • Pulsed/CW
    CW
  • VSWR
    1.3:1, 1.5:1
  • Harmonics
    -20 dBc
  • AC Voltage
    200 to 240V / 360 to 435 V
  • Package Type
    Benchtop / Rackmount
  • Dimensions
    56.1 x 175.3 x 97.6 cm (22.1 x 69 x 38.4 in)
  • Input Connector
    N Type, N Type - Female
  • Output Connector
    Type 1-5/8 Female
  • Interface
    Ethernet, USB 2.0, RS-232, IEEE-488
  • Weight
    182 kg (400 lb)
  • Cooling Options
    Forced Air
  • Operating Temperature
    5 to 40 Degree C

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