Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


Rugged frequency dividers

23 October 2019 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Pasternack has launched a new line of frequency divider modules that cover broadband frequencies from 0,1 GHz to 20 GHz. A broad selection of 28 different models is offered with a variety of fixed divide-by ratios from 2 to 40.

These prescalers are ideal for use in phase locked loop (PLL) and frequency synthesiser circuit designs, as well as test instrumentation. Typical applications include use in aerospace and defence, satellite communications, VSAT, test and measurement equipment, and point-to-point radio networks.

Designs are available in compact and rugged SMA connectorised packages. Circuit assemblies feature advanced GaAs HBT MMIC semiconductor technology that produces low additive SSB phase noise performance with typical levels down to -155 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz offset. Input power ranges from -20 to +15 dBm, with output power ranging from -6 to +5 dBm, depending on the model.

All Pasternack frequency divider modules are designed for high reliability. Most models are guaranteed to meet MIL-STD-202 environmental test conditions for humidity, shock, vibration and altitude. Some models are hermetically sealed and guaranteed to meet MIL-STD-883 environmental test conditions for temperature cycle and fine and gross leakage.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za


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