BUC Ku-Band 50W ATOMBKU050


BUC Ku-Band 50W ATOMBKU050

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Norsat’s Block Upconverter’s (BUCs) provide signal reception for satellite communications around the world. We offer premium performance and reliability in the smallest form factor possible. All of our standard BUCs are backed by a 2 year warranty and nearly forty years of experience as the industry’s leading provider of high performance BUCs.


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RF Configurations
Transmit Frequency
Standard band 14.0 to 14.5 GHz
LO Frequency 13.05 GHz
Extended band 13.75 to 14.5 GHz
LO Frequency 12.8 GHz
Selectable band *Custom within range 12.25 to 18.0 GHz
Input Frequency
Standard band 950 to 1450 MHz
Extended band 950 to 1700 MHz
RF Specifications
Power Output (P1dB) 50W
Noise Figure 15 dB
Phase Noise -72 dBc/Hz at 1 KHz
-82 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz
-92 dBc/Hz at 100 kHz
-102 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz
Fwd Monitor (15 dB Range) @ CF +/- 1.0 dB
Conversion Gain 60 dB min
Gain Variation over operating band 6 dB max p-p
Gain Variation over any 40 MHz 2 dB max p-p
Gain Variation over temperature 3 dB max p-p
Input VSWR 2.0:1
Output VSWR 2.0:1
Spurious @ rated power -55 dBc
AM/PM Conversion @2dB below 2.5°/dB rated power
2nd Harmonic @ 3dB below rated power -45 dBc
Monitor & Control
M&C Interface RS-232 & RS-485
M&C Connector MIL-26482 Series 1 Receptacle, Shell Size 12, 10 Pins
Mute Control Fully configurable (mute enable: high or low, mute default: enabled or disabled)
Low 0.0 - 0.8V
High 3.0 - 5.0V
Thermal Shutdown Temperature 90°C (Accuracy ± 3°C)
Environmental & Physical
Operating Temperature with fans -40 to +60°C (-40° to +140°F)
Storage Temperature -54 to + 80°C (-65° to + 176°F)
Outline Dimensions 170 x 86 x 170mm
(6.7 x 3.4 x 6.7”)
Weight 2.4kg (5.4 lbs)
Enclosed Accessories Screws, gasket, M&C mating connector, power mating connector
RF Input Connector N-Type
RF Output Connector WR-75 (WR-62 above 15 GHz)
Input Voltage 20 - 56 VDC
Power Consumption with fans 350W @ Psat
310W @ P1dB
270W @ 3dB backoff from P1dB
240W @ Quiescent (no signal input)
25W muted
Power Connector MIL-26482 Series 1 receptacle
Shell size 12, 4 pins

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