B2UO - Communications & Power Industries

30 W Ku-band GaN BUC
CPI-Built RF Brick Inside
With CPI-built RF brick inside and plenty of thermal margin,
this SSPA is rock-solid and easy to maintain.
High Linearity
Excellent AM/PM, phase noise and spectral
regrowth performance.
Simple to Operate
User-friendly microprocessor-controlled logic with serial
interface. Also contains digitally controlled attenuator.
Model B2UO
30 watt Ku-band GaAs BUC
for satellite uplink applications
Extended Band Operation
Provides 20 watts of P1dB output power at the flange over
the 13.75 to 14.50 GHz frequency range.
Global Applications
•Higher Gain
•Custom Platforms
•Ethernet Interface
Perfect for Satcom on the Move, micro flyaway systems,
VSATs, and antenna-mount applications. Meets
Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2004/108/EC to
satisfy worldwide requirements and is CE-marked.
Worldwide Support
Backed by over 35 years of satellite communications
experience, and CPI’s worldwide 24-hour customer
support network that includes more than 20 regional
factory service centers.
811 Hansen Way, PO Box 51625
Palo Alto, CA 94303 USA
+1 (650) 846-3803
+1 (650) 424-1744
e-mail:[email protected]
Specifications 30 W Ku-band GaN BUC
Model B2UO
14.00 to 14.50 GHz or 13.75 to 14.50 GHz
L-Band Input
950 to 1450 MHz or 950 to 1700 MHz
Output Power (min.)
30 W (44.8 dBm) nominal Psat; 20 W (43.0 dBm) p1dB
Local Oscillator Frequency
Select 13050 or 12800 MHz at purchase
External 10 MHz reference
2 dBm ±5 dB
Phase Noise, max. (for ext. ref.)
-140 dBc/Hz at 100 Hz
-150 dBc/Hz at 1 kHz
-155 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz
Internal 10 MHz reference
Auto or software select
Small Signal Gain
62 dB min.
Gain Stability
±1.5 dB over operating temperature range; ±0.25 dB over 24 hours, fixed temperature
Gain Slope
±0.04 dB/MHz max.
Small Signal Gain Variation
±0.4 dB pk-pk max. over any 80 MHz band; ±1.50 dB pk-pk max. across the full band
Gain Adjustment Range
20 dB min. software controlled
Input VSWR
1.5:1 max. (50 ohms)
Output VSWR
1.35:1 max.
1.5:1 full spec. compliance
Residual AM
-80 dBc max. at more than 100 kHz from carrier
Phase Noise, max.
-63 dBc/Hz at 100 Hz
-73 dBc/Hz at 1 kHz
-83 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz
-93 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz
-103 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz
AM/PM Conversion
2.5˚/dB max. for a single carrier at 2.5 dB backoff from rated P1dB
Harmonic Output
-45 dBc max. at rated P1dB (-60 dBc max. with external harmonic filter)
Spurious Response at P1dB
-60 dBc max. in band
Noise Power Density
<-70 dBW/4 kHz, passband
Intermodulation Distortion
-25 dBc max. with respect to each of two equal carriers 5 MHz apart at 3.0 dB total backoff from rated P1dB
Primary Power
48 VDC ±20%
Power Consumption
260 W max.
Remote Control
RF Inhibit ON/OFF; Gain Control; Fault Reset; Reference Select
Computer/Network Interface
Serial RS-232C or 422/485 (Ethernet interface optional)
Remote Status
Transmit ON/OFF; Summary Fault; Temperature; Fault Indication; RF Inhibit (ON/OFF); Lock Detect;
Web Interface Option; Forward Power Monitor
Ambient Temperature
-40˚C to +55˚C operating in direct sunlight; -40˚C to +60˚C operating out of direct sunlight; -50˚C to +85˚C non-operating
Relative Humidity
100% condensing
12,000 feet with standard adiabatic derating of 2˚C/1,000 feet, operating; 50,000 feet, non-operating
Integral forced air
Shock and Vibration
20 g peak, 11 msec, 1/2 sine; 2.1 grms, 5 to 500 Hz
RF Output Connection
Type N Female (optional: WR-75 waveguide flange with UNC 2B 6-32 threaded holes (M4 available, type SMA optional)
L-Band INput Connection
Type N female (type SMA optional)
Dimensions, L x W x H
10.7” x 5.0” x 4.1” (272 x 127 x 105 mm)
9 lbs (4 kg) typ.
Quality Management
System - ISO 9001:2008
For more detailed information, please refer to the corresponding CPI technical description if one has been
published, or contact CPI. Specifications may change without notice as a result of additional data or product
refinement. Please contact CPI before using this information for system design.
MKT 279, ISSUE R dated JUL 2015