K3U

RF Amplifier by Communications & Power Industries (102 more products)

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The K3U from Communications & Power Industries is a compact klystron high power amplifier that operates from 13.75 to 14.5 GHz in the Ku-band. This SATCOM amplifier delivers a gain of more than 80 dB with an klystron output power of up to 2.45 kW and has a VSWR of 2.0:1. It is ideal for Direct-to-Home service providers for uplink service, and is also very popular for other broadcasting applications.

The system has a separate drawers for the RF section and Power Supply that slide out from a standard rack. The RF drawer measures 19 x 21 x 28.75 inches and PS drawer measures 19 x 8.75 x 24 inches. It is available as single unit or in redundant or combined system configuration.

The amplifier meets International Safety Standard EN-60215, Electromagnetic Compatibility 2014/30/EU and Harmonic Standard EN-61000-3-2.

Product Specifications

  • Part Number
    K3U
  • Manufacturer
    Communications & Power Industries
  • Description
    2500 KW, Ku-Band Klystron High Power Amplifier for SATCOM
  • Type
  • Configuration
    RF Amplifier System
  • Application
    Test & Measurement, SATCOM
  • Standards Supported
    Ku Band
  • Frequency
    13.75-14.5 GHz
  • Gain
    80 dB
  • Gain Flatness
    ± 0.25 dB
  • P1dB
    63.89 dBm
  • P1dB
    0 to 2.45 kW
  • Output Power CW
    0 to 2.45 kW
  • Modulation
    AM, PM
  • VSWR
    1.30:1, 1.35:1
  • Input VSWR
    1.30:1
  • Output VSWR
    1.35:1
  • Harmonics
    -80 dBc
  • Technology
    Multi-Stage Depressed Collector (MSDC)
  • Package Type
    Module with Connectors, Rack Mount
  • Dimensions
    19 x 21 x 28.75 in.(483 x 533 x 730 mm)
  • Connectors
    N Type - Female
  • Operating Temperature
    -10 to +50 Degree C
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