Satnews Daily
February 25th, 2020

Dual Directional Coupler Product Family Expanded by KRYTAR

KRYTAR, Inc. has continued their expansion of the company's line of dual directional couplers with the addition of a new model that offers 10 dB of Coupling over the broadband frequency range of 10 to 50 GHz, in a single, compact and lightweight package.

KRYTAR’s new dual directional coupler — the Model 510050010 — is a multi-purpose, stripline design that exhibits excellent coupling over the 10 to 50 GHz frequency band.

This new coupler is uniquely designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required.

The coupler provides simple solutions for many applications covering microwave frequency bands from X- through Q-Band, including warfare (EW) systems and commercial wireless including SATCOM, 5G, radar, signal monitoring and measurement, antenna beam forming, and EMC testing environments.

The compact size, makes KRYTAR dual directional couplers ideal solutions in many space-restricted applications.

KRYTAR’s Model 510050010 offers superior performance ratings that include Nominal Coupling (with respect to output) of 10 dB, ±1.8 dB, and Frequency Sensitivity of ±1.0 dB. The dual-directional coupler exhibits Insertion Loss (including coupled power) of less than 3.0 dB, Directivity of greater than 10 dB, Maximum VSWR (any port) is 1.80. Input Power Rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak.

The directional coupler comes with industry-standard 2.4-mm Female Connectors. The compact package measures just 2.24 inches (L) x 0.40 inches (W) x 0.62 inches (H), and weighs just 2.0 ounces. Operating temperature is -54° to 85° C. The dual directional coupler can also be manufactured to meet ridged military specifications.