TBLPA1 - Linear Wideband Power Amplifier







 Tekbox TBLPA1 - Linear Wideband Power Amplifier


TBLPA1 - Linear Wideband Power Amplifier

The TBLPA1 linear wideband power amplifier is a general purpose RF amplifier for test and measurement applications. It has an output power capability of up to 1W and can be used in the frequency range from 10 MHz to 1 GHz and with reduced output power capability even beyond.

Specifications

Input / Output: 50 Ohm, N female
Supply Voltage range: 110 V…240 V
Supply power consumption: 15 W
Operating temperature range: -20°C to 60°C
Frequency range: 50 MHz – 1 GHz, (3MHz – 1.3GHz with reduced output power capability)
Gain: 36dB typ., see table 1 for details
1dB output compression point @ 10MHz: +29.5 dBm typ.
1dB output compression point @ 100 MHz: +30.9 dBm typ.
1dB output compression point @ 500 MHz: +31.3 dBm typ.
1dB output compression point @ 1 GHz: +28.7 dBm typ.
Noise figure: 2.5 dB typ.
2nd harmonic, 50MHz, Pout=30dBm: < – 50 dBc typ
2nd harmonic, 200MHz, Pout=30dBm: < – 40 dBc typ
3rd harmonic, 50MHz, Pout=30dBm: < – 30 dBc typ
3rd harmonic, 200MHz, Pout=30dBm: < – 25 dBc typ
Total harmonic distortion: 
0.85% @200MHz, Pout=27dBm typ.
1.13% @200MHz, Pout=28dBm typ.
2.33% @200MHz, Pout=29dBm typ.
5.6% @200MHz, Pout=30dBm typ.
Third order intercept point:
+50dBm, @200MHz, ∆ f = 200kHz typ.
Input return loss: 
50 MHz: 11dB typ.
800 MHz: 16dB typ.
Output VSWR:
50 MHz: 2.1:1
800 MHz: 1.4:1
Maximum ratings:
Maximum input power: +5 dBm
The output of the TBLPA1 is quite tolerant to output mismatch, however open or shorted load is not recommended, potentially can cause damage.

Small Signal Gain (measured with Pin = – 20 dBm):

3 MHz

5 MHz

10 MHz

25 MHz

50 MHz

100 MHz

200 MHz

300 MHz

400 MHz

16 dB

34 dB

43 dB

42 dB

41 dB

40 dB

39 dB

38.5 dB

38.3 dB

 

500 MHz

600 MHz

700 MHz

800 MHz

900 MHz

1 GHz

1.1 GHz

1.2 GHz

1.3 GHz

38 dB

37.8 dB

37 dB

35.4 dB

36.5 dB

36.2 dB

35.5 dB

33.7 dB

32.1 dB

 

Application:

  • General-purpose power amplifier
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