PRLog - Feb. 22, 2013 - ALLEN, Texas -- Fairview Microwave announcement of a new product launch: 1.85 60 ghz couplers. Couplers are needed when trying to separate a signal or the instance when you need to combine two signals. The 1.85 is typically a high precision connector used in many test applications and high frequency applications. The 1.85 interface is structured very similar to the 2.4 but is intended for much higher frequencies as the 2.4 is limited to 50 ghz, 27 ghz when modified. 1.85 connectors can be mated with 2.4's as long you're careful, paying much attention to alignment when mating. 1.85 connectors is one of a few limited number of that's capable of higher than 60 ghz.
The frequency range of Fairview Microwave’s 1.85 coupler is 6 to 60 Ghz. It has an average power handling of 5 watts. The VSWR of the coupler is 2.5 to 1 while the insertion loss is at 2.5 dB max. The directivity of the coupler is 7 dB min and the connectors on the coupler are passivated stainless steel. The contacts are Beryllium Copper and the plating for the contacts are gold. This coupler currently just comes with a 20 dB option, contact Fairview Microwave for custom requirements. Pricing, inventory levels, images, and spec sheets are available at http://www.fairviewmicrowave.com/