News | April 14, 2014

Richardson RFPD Introduces New 1.0-4.0 GHz 2-Way Power Divider/Combiner From Wavelex

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Zero-degree, Wilkinson-type divider/combiner

Richardson RFPD, Inc. recently announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 1.0–4.0 GHz, two-way power divider/combiner from Wavelex.

The SMA-connectorized, zero-degree WPD1040A is a Wilkinson-type power divider/combiner and features a low insertion loss of 0.50 dB (typical), high isolation of 18 dB (minimum) and excellent VSWR. It is suitable for LTE and land mobile radio (LMR), as well as RF bench test and mobile base station applications.

The new device is packaged with precision machine housings in Wavelex's IP-1 package. Wavelex products are 100% production-tested on all minimum and maximum electrical specifications.

Key features of the WPD1040A include:

No.of Ways Insertion
Loss (Typ./Max.)
Phase Unbalance
Amplitude Unbalance
(Typ./Max.) (dB)
1.0-4.0 2 0.50/1.20 1.0/5.0 0.2/1.00 1.22:1/1.5:1 0.1 18 IP-1

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for all Wavelex products, including the WPD1040A. To find more information, or to order this device today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the WPD1040A webpage. Please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Wavelex, please visit the Wavelex storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD, Inc.
Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. Relationships with the industry’s top component suppliers enable Richardson RFPD to meet the total engineering needs of each customer. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide support for all aspects of customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Richardson RFPD, Inc.