50W Solid State BUCs
CPI Solid Inside and Out
Ku- Band
Model B3UO
Global Applications
With CPI-built RF brick inside and plenty of
thermal margin, this SSPA is rock-solid, highly
efficient and easy to maintain.
Excellent AM/PM, phase noise and spectral
regrowth performance.
Perfect for Satcom on the Move, Micro
Flyaway Systems, VSATs, and antennamount applications. Meets International
Safety Standard EN-60950, Electromagnetic
Compatibility 89/336/EEC and Harmonic
Standard EN-61000-3-2 to satisfy
worldwide requirements.
Simple to Operate
Worldwide Support
User-friendly microprocessor-controlled
logic with both integrated serial (RS-232
and RS-422/485) and Ethernet computer
interfaces. Also contains digitally controlled
Backed by over three decades of satellite
communications experience, and CPI’s
worldwide 24-hour customer support network
that includes sixteen regional factory
service centers.
High LInearity
Extended Band Operation
Provides 45 watts of P1dB output power at
the flange over the entire 13.75 to 14.50 GHz
frequency range.
811 Hansen Way
P.O. Box 51625, Palo Alto, CA 94303
tel: +1 (650) 846-3803
fax: +1 (650) 424-1744
e-mail: [email protected]
50W Solid State BUCs
CPI-Built RF Brick Inside
50 watt Ku-band
Solid State Block
Upconverters —
Environmentally sealed
compact design for
outdoor operation
Ku -B a n d
SPECIFICATIONS, 50 W Ku-Band Outdoor
Solid State BUC
(Model B3UO)
Monitor and Control
13.75 to 14.50 GHz
L-Band Input
950 to 1700 MHz
• 14.0 - 14.5 GHz
Output Power
50W (47.0 dBm) Psat
45W (46.5 dBm) P1dB
• Front Panel
Local Oscillator Frequency
12,800 MHz or 13,050 MHz (select either)
Internal 10 MHz Reference
Small Signal Gain
70 dB min. (higher gain options available)
Gain Stability
Over temp., constant drive
Over 24 hours, fixed temp.
±1.0 dB over oper. temp. range
±0.25 dB
Gain Slope
±0.04 dB/MHz max.
Small Signal Gain Variation
Across any 80 MHz band
Across the full band
±0.85 dB pk-pk max.
±1.25 dB
Gain Adjustment Range
Input VSWR
Output VSWR
1.3:1 max.
Continuous operation
Full spec compliance
Residual AM, max.
-80 dBc > 100 kHz from carrier
Phase Noise, max.
100 Hz
1 kHz
10 kHz
100 kHz
1 MHz
-63 dBc/Hz
-73 dBc/Hz
-83 dBc/Hz
-93 dBc/Hz
-103 dBc/Hz
Remote Status
Transmit ON/OFF, Summary Fault
Temperature, Fault Identification
RF Inhibit (ON/OFF), Lock Detect
Relative Humidity
100% condensing
12,000 ft. with standard adiabatic
derating of 2°C/1000 ft., operating;
50,000 ft., non-operating
17 dB
Integral forced air
1.5:1 max. (50 ohms)
Shock and Vibration
20 g peak, 11 msec, 2 sine;
2.1 grms, 5 to 500 Hz.
AM/PM Conversion
2.5°/dB max. for a single-carrier at
2.5 dB backoff from P1dB
Harmonic Output
-60 dBc max. at P1dB
Spurious Response at P1dB
-60 dBc max. in band
Intermodulation Distortion
-25 dBc max. with two equal carriers and
5 MHz apart at 3.0 dB total backoff
from P1dB
Group Delay
(in any 80 MHz band)
0.03 ns/MHz linear max.
0.003 ns/MHz2 parabolic max.
1.0 ns pk-pk ripple max.
Primary Power
Single phase, 100-250 VAC ±10%
47-63 Hz
Power Consumption
428 VA typ.
Power Factor
0.95 min.
Note: Specifications may change without notice as a result of additional data or product refinement.
Please contact CPI before using this information for system design.
Computer/Network Interface RS-232C, 422/485 and Ethernet
-40°C to +60°C operating,
solar loading immune;
-50°C to +85°C non-operating
For more detailed information, please refer to the corresponding CPI Technical Description.
Transmit ON/OFF
Fault Reset
Attenuator Setting
Ambient Temperature
Certificate Number: 30515
MKT 193, ISSUE 17
Remote Control
RF Output Connection
WR-75 waveguide flange,
grooved with UNC 2B 6-32
threaded holes
L-Band Input connection
Type N female
M&C Connection
12 Pin Circular (LF10WBR-12S)
6 x 6 x 16 in.
(142 x 142 x 406 mm)
25 lbs (11.4 kg) typ.