Broadband Combiner Provides Input Failure Protection

Werlatone provides Non-Coherent RF Combiner designs with proven heat dissipation techniques for broadband Non-Coherent Combining applications, such as combining two or more signals of differing power, frequency and/or phase onto a single output. Model D9048 provides a four-way combining solution capable of handling 500 W CW output power while covering a full 20 to 1000 MHz bandwidth. While providing exceptional port-to-port unbalance protection, this unit operates with only 0.65 dB of insertion loss. Measuring just 5 x 4.7 x 1.4″, the D9048 is more efficient and smaller than most 20 to 500 MHz RF combiners in the market-place today.

Designed for military and commercial applications, this unit will tolerate a full input failure at rated power and operates over a temperature range of -55°C to +85°C. Input failure tolerance insures that remaining transmitter(s) may continue to operate until the amplifier system can be properly shot down for maintenance. This robust design weighs 2.5 pounds and can be supplied with several connector options including: N Female, 7/16 Female and SMA connectors. The Model D9048 is also available as a RoHS compliant design.

Werlatone offers extensive experience as a supplier to military platforms worldwide, with high power broadband 0° Combiners/DividersDirectional Couplers90° Hybrid Couplers180° Hybrid Combiners/Dividers, and Absorptive Filters for duty in the most stringent operating conditions. These components can be used in military communications and EW applications, such as HF, VHF, UHF, S-Band ground based, shipboard, aircraft radar, as well as commercial communications, such as AM, FM, VHF, UHF, digital UHF and satellite radio.