News | September 11, 2012

Richardson RFPD Introduces 400W SMT Hybrid Coupler And Matching Termination From Anaren

400W SMT hybrid coupler

Ideal for UHF Broadcast and RF Plasma Lighting Applications

Richardson RFPD, Inc. recently announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities of a new 400W SMT hybrid coupler and matching termination from Anaren.

Part of the Xinger-III line, the X3C06A4-03S is a low profile, high performance 400W, 3 dB hybrid coupler for two-way power combining/dividing in a small, easy to use surface mount package that can easily replace bulky, drop-in couplers. The X3C06A4-03S covers 410 to 860 MHz and is well-suited for UHF broadcast and RF plasma lighting applications.

Key features of the X3C06A4-03S include:
• 410 - 860 MHz
• High Power
• Very Low Loss
• Tight Amplitude Balance
• High Isolation
• Production Friendly
• Tape and Reel
• RoHS Compliant

The matching G450N50W4 is a high power, high performance, RoHS compliant, Aluminum Nitride (AlN) flange mount termination intended as a cost competitive alternative to Beryllium Oxide (BeO). The device is ideal for broadcast original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that require numerous high power terminations at competitive prices.

Key features of the G450N50W4 include:
• 450 Watts
• DC – 1.7 GHz
• Return Loss > 20dB
• AlN Ceramic
• Non-Nichrome Resistive Element
• 100% Tested
• RoHS Compliant

Both devices are in stock and available for immediate delivery. To find more information, or to order these devices today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the X3C06A4-03S and G450N50W4 webpages. Please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn more about additional products from Anaren, please visit the Anaren 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.