Richardson RFPD offers tunable bandpass filter from NewEdge Signal Solutions

Jan. 22, 2017

Geneva, IL. Richardson RFPD Inc. has announced the availability of a new 30- to 88-MHz tunable bandpass filter and associated evaluation board from NewEdge Signal Solutions Inc.

The SAX248 is designed for tactical communications applications and operates from a single 3.3-V supply. It is capable of handling 2 W of power while featuring a low power consumption (DC power is less than 80 mW) that allows for a small footprint.

The associated evaluation board includes a filter and interface required to allow control from any PC.

Additional key features of the SAX248 include

  • a P1dB spec of +33 dBm;
  • insertion loss less than 4.5 dB;
  • step size of 0.5 MHz;
  • tuning control via SPI;
  • tuning speed of 35 µs;
  • IIP3 spec of  +45 dBm;
  • a bandpass bandwidth of 3.5% typical, 5% maximum; and
  • a bandpass VSWR of 1.5:1 typical, 2.0:1 maximum.

Dimensions are 1.2 x 0.65 x 0.25 inches.

To find more information, visit the SAX248 webpage or the NewEdge Signal Solutions storefront webpage.

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