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Amplifier Research 100A250A RF Amplifier 10 kHz 250 MHz 100W

Description

Amplifier Research 100A250A amplifier is a self-contained, broadband unit designed for laboratory applications where instantaneous bandwidth, high gain and moderate power output are required. Utilization of push-pull MOSFET circuitry lowers distortion, improves stability and allows operation into any load impedance without damage.

The Model 100A250A, when used with an RF sweep generator, will provide a minimum of 100 watts of swept power.

There is a digital display on the front panel to indicate the operate status and fault conditions when an over temperature, power supply, or amplifier fault has occurred. The unit can be returned to operate when the condition has been cleared.

The 100A250A includes digital control for both local and remote control of the amplifier. This 8-bit RISC microprocessor controlled board provides both IEEE-488 (GPIB) and asynchronous, full duplex RS-232 control of all amplifier functions.

Housed in a stylish, contemporary enclosure (except M2, M3, M4), the Model 100A250A provides readily available RF Power for typical applications such as RF susceptibility testing, antenna and component testing, watt meter calibration, and use as a driver for higher power amplifiers.

Features

  • Solid state
  • Broadband
  • Air cooled
  • High gain
  • Push-pull MOSFET circuitry
  • Mismatch tolerant
  • Modulation capability
  • RF connector – Type N
  • Interface – IEEE-488, RS-232

Specifications

RATED POWER OUTPUT

100 watts minimum

INPUT FOR RATED OUTPUT

1.0 milliwatt maximum

POWER OUTPUT @ 3dB COMPRESSION

Nominal

157 watts

Minimum

75 watts

POWER OUTPUT @ 1dB COMPRESSION

Nominal

107 watts

Minimum

75 watts

FLATNESS

±1.5 dB maximum

FREQUENCY RESPONSE

10 kHz – 250 MHz instantaneously

GAIN (at maximum setting)

50 dB minimum

GAIN ADJUSTMENT (Continuous Range)

18 dB minimum

INPUT IMPEDANCE

50 ohms, VSWR 1.5:1 maximum

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE

50 ohms, VSWR 2.0:1 maximum

MISMATCH TOLERANCE

100% of rated power without foldback. Will operate without damage or oscillation with any magnitude and phase of source and load impedance.

MODULATION CAPABILITY

Will faithfully reproduce AM, FM, or pulse modulation appearing on the input signal

HARMONIC DISTORTION

Minus 20 dBc maximum at 75 watts

THIRD ORDER INTERCEPT POINT

58 dBm typical

PRIMARY POWER

 (selected automatically)

90-135, 180-270 VAC

47-63 Hz, single phase

1000 watts maximum

REMOTE INTERFACES

IEEE-488, RS-232

CONNECTORS

RF

Type N female on front panel

REMOTE CONTROL

IEEE-488

24 pin female

RS-232

9 pin Subminiature D female

REMOTE INTERLOCK

15 pin subminiature D

COOLING

Forced air (self contained fans)

SIZE (W x H x D)

50.3 x 25.2 x 46 cm, 19.8 x 9.9 x 18.1 in.

WEIGHT 

31.75 kg (70 lb)

Standards

CISPR
CISPR 11
CISPR 14 - 1
CISPR 14 - 2
CISPR 14 - 2
CISPR 16 - 1
CISPR 16 - 2
CISPR 16 - 3
CISPR 16 - 4
CISPR 22
CISPR 24
IEC
IEC/TR EN 61000 - 1 - 1
IEC/TR EN 61000 - 2 - 1
IEC/TR EN 61000 - 2 - 3
IEC EN 61000 - 3 - 2
IEC EN 61000 - 3 - 4
IEC/TC EN 61000 - 3 - 5
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 2
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 3
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 4
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 5
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 6
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 7
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 8
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 9
IEC EN 61000 - 4 - 11
European
EN 50 081 part 1
EN 50 081 part 2
EN 55 011
EN 55 013
EN 55 014
EN 55 015
EN 55 020
EN 55 022
EN 55 024
EN 50 082 part 1
EN 50 082 part 2
EN 50 093
American
FCC Part 15
MIL-STD - 461E