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K3U

SATCOM Amplifier System by Communications & Power Industries (59 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
    Klystron
  • Bands
    Ku Band
  • Frequency
    13.75 to 14.5 GHz
  • Klystron Power
    2.45 kW (63.9 dBm)
  • Small Signal Gain
    80 dB
  • AM/PM Conversion
    4 Degree/dB
  • Harmonics
    -80 dBc
  • Intermodulation
    -28 dBc
  • Input VSWR
    1.30:1
  • Output VSWR
    1.35:1
  • AC Voltage
    380 to 415 VAC
  • Power Cosumption
    11.0 kW
  • Package Type
    Rack Mount
  • Input Connector
    N Type, N Type - Female
  • Output Connector
    WR-75
  • Dimension
    19 x 21 x 28.75 in. (483 x 533 x 730 mm)
  • Weight
    190 lbs w/klystron (86.4 kg)
  • Operating Temperature
    -10 to 50 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -40 to 80 Degree C
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