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BUC BDC Active Upconverters and Downconverters

Features:

  • Pulse/Mute Control
  • Up/Down-converters share same outline
  • Multiple options for gain, output power, noise figure
  • Multiple frequency bands available
  • Small size compared to individual components
  • Low VSWR (RF)

Applications:

  • Test equipment
  • Larger assemblies

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Download the BUC, BDC specsheet (.pdf)

Description

Millitech series BUC/BDC are active up-converters and down-converters in a small package. Each BUC/BDC integrates amplifiers, a mixer, and a filter to create a high power upconverter or low noise figure downconverter. Combining these components into single packages saves volume, weight, and cost.

An SMA pulse/mute control input is available on all units for powering down 1 stage of amplifiers.

Custom options are available for gain, output power, noise figure, and other frequencies.

Electrical Specifications:

BUC BDC Drawings

Upconverters - Series BUC

Standard Models

Model Number Frequency Range (GHz) Gain (dB) P1dB (dBm) Psat (dBm) RF VSWR (typ)
BUC-15-L0001 50 – 55 25 17.5 21.5 1.3:1
BUC-15-L0002 57 – 66 25 17.0 19.5 1.3:1
BUC-15-00002 57 – 66 25 17.0 19.5 1.3:1
BUC-12-00002 71 – 76 40 17.5 20.5 1.3:1
BUC-12-00003 71 – 76 35 26.0 29.0 1.3:1
BUC-12-00004 71 – 76 30 28.5 31.0 1.3:1
BUC-12-00006 81 – 86 40 17.5 20.5 1.3:1
BUC-12-00007 81 – 86 25 23.5 24.5 1.3:1
BUC-12-00008 81 – 86 30 28.5 31.0 1.3:1
BUC-10-00009 92 – 96 30 21.0 24.5 1.3:1
BUC-10-00010 92 – 96 35 16.0 18.5 1.3:1
BUC-10-00011 92 – 96 35 27.0 31.0 1.3:1

Semi-Custom Models

Model Number Frequency Range (GHz) Gain (dB) P1dB (dBm) Psat (dBm) RF VSWR (typ)
BUC-12-00005 76 – 81 25 15.5 17.5 1.3:1
BUC-10-00012 90 – 98 35 16.0 18.5 1.3:1
BUC-10-00013 100 – 105 25 17.0 21.0 1.3:1
BUC-08-00007 110 – 120 25 7.0 10.0 1.3:1

More custom options are available for gain, output power, and frequency. Contact Millitech for details.
Some model numbers are ITAR controlled. Please contact Millitech for details.

Downconverters - Series BDC

Standard Models

Model Number Frequency Range (GHz) Gain (dB) Noise Figure (dB) RF VSWR (typ)
BDC-15-L0001 50 – 55 10 5.0 1.3:1
BDC-15-L0002 57 – 66 25 5.0 1.3:1
BDC-15-00002 57 – 66 25 6.0 1.3:1
BDC-12-00002 71 – 76 25 6.0 1.3:1
BDC-12-00003 71 – 76 35 5.0 1.3:1
BDC-12-00005 81 – 86 25 6.0 1.3:1
BDC-12-00006 81 – 86 35 5.0 1.3:1
BDC-10-00007 92 – 96 30 7.0 1.3:1
BDC-10-00010 92 – 96 25 6.0 1.3:1

Semi-Custom Models

Model Number Frequency Range (GHz) Gain (dB) Noise Figure (dB) RF VSWR (typ)
BDC–12-00004 76 – 81 25 6.0 1.3:1
BDC-10-00011 90 – 98 30 5.0 1.3:1
BDC-10-00012 100 – 105 25 5.0 1.3:1
BDC-08-00013 110 – 120 25 5.5 1.3:1

More custom options are available for gain, noise figure, and frequency. Contact Millitech for details.

Some model numbers are ITAR controlled. Please contact Millitech for details.

*For mechanical specifications please contact Millitech

How to Order:

Specify Model Number
BUC-XX-AAAAA or BDC-XX-AAAAA
XX = Waveguide Band
  • WR -number
AAAAA=
  • See above tables