HL9401 Broadband Balun (20 GHz)


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The HL9401 ultra-broadband balun offers flat insertion loss and exceptional amplitude and phase match up to 20 GHz.

This ROHS-compliant product is optimized for use in high-speed analog-to-digital conversion, differential signal generation, harmonic distortion minimization, and pulse inversion.

For other high-performance balun products, please see our complete line of ultra-broadband baluns.

SKU: HL9401 Category:

Technical Specifications

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Bandwidth 100 MHz to 20 GHz
Amplitude Match ± 0.1 dB, typical
Phase Balance ± 2-3 degrees, typical at 10 GHz
Insertion Loss 6 dB nominal
7.5 dB max
Connectors SMA; 1x jack input, 2x jacks output
ROHS compliance Yes, assembled with lead-free solder
Warranty 1 year, repair or replacement

NOTE #1: If the DC voltage of the input or output is not zero, DC block capacitors are required.

NOTE #2: To achieve maximum amplitude match to 20 GHz, our baluns are designed to require a pair of highly-accurate (<1 %) 50 ohm terminations.

Product Applications

  • Changing single-ended signals to differential in high-speed analog-to-digital converters
  • Generating differential data from single-ended sources
  • Combining differential signals into single-ended while minimizing harmonic distortion
  • Pulse inversion

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