Actox ABA6KX


6W Extended Ku Band Mini BUC 

Output frequency 13.75-14.50 GHz

Based on GaN technology which enables high efficiency, low energy consumption and high reliability

Double - L.O. (electronically and manually switchable 12.80 and 13.05 GHz)

Auto-ranging 15-60 VDC

Incomparable low power consumption (35W max)- can be powered by iDirect or similar modems

Extreme P-Out GaN linearity

Digital temperature compensation

L.O. lock and amplifier LEDs

Field-exchangeable (F/N) IF connector

M&C - combined RS-232/RS-485, FSK, Ethernet (optional)


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Transmit Frequency
13.75 - 14.50 GHz
Input Frequency
950 - 1700 MHz
LO Frequency
12.80 GHz
LO Frequency
13.05 GHz
Output Interface
Waveguide, WR75 (with Groove)
Requirement for External Reference
Via IF Cable, Frequency: 10MHz (sine-wave), Input Power: -5 to +5 dBm @ input port
Power Output
Gain Variation
+/- 0.5 dB over 40 MHz
Gain Variation
+/-1.8 dB over full band
Spectral Regrowth
-30 dBc (QPSK at 1.5x and OQPSK at 1.0x symbol rate offset with 2dB back-off from rated output power)
Noise Power Density
Rx: -150 dBm/Hz max.
Noise Power Density
Tx: -60 dBm/Hz max.
Phase Noise
-53 dBc/Hz max. @ 10 Hz
Phase Noise
-83 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz
Phase Noise
-63 dBc/Hz @ 100 Hz
Phase Noise
-113 dBc/Hz max @ 1 MHz
Phase Noise
-73 dBc/Hz @ 1 kHz
Phase Noise
-93 dBc/Hz @ 100 kHz
Input VSWR
Output VSWR
60 dB nominal
IMD3 (two tones)
-26 dBc max. 2 signal 5 MHz apart at P-LINEAR
Gain Stability over Temperature
+/-1.5 dB typ., +/1.8 dB max.
15 - 60 VDC via IF cable 35W max.
-53 dBc max.
LO Leakage
-45 dBm max.
Shut off the BUC if L.O. unlocked
LED Indicator
LED Indicator
YELLOW BLINKING: All OK extended L.O. 12.80 GHz
LED Indicator
RED: Summary alarm
LED Indicator
YELLOW: standard L.O. 13.05 GHz
Noise Figure max.
20 dB
4.72” (L) x 4.72” (W) x 2.63” (H)
120 (L) x 120 (W) x 67 (H) mm
1.5 kg (3.3 lbs) max
Ambient Temperature
Operating: -40°C to +55°C
Ambient Temperature
Storage: -55°C to +85°C
Shock & Vibration
Complies with MIL-STD-810E