Amplifier Research 20S6G18A Solid State CW Amplifier

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Amplifier Research 20S6G18A Solid State CW Amplifier
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Amplifier Research 20S6G18A
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20S6G18A Datasheet
The Amplifier Research 20S6G18A Solid State CW Amplifier is a portable, broadband, class A amplification device featuring a 6 - 18 GHz frequency range, 20 W of continuous wave power and 50 ohms of input and output impedance. A digital control panel offers both close up and remote control of the amplifier. The LCD screen is complemented by an interface that is GPIB/IEEE-488 formatted and RS-232 hardwired.

Amplifier Research 20S6G18A units are designed to produce low spurious signals and linearity while maintaining load tolerance. These traits render the amplifier an essential tool in various RF applications, including RF susceptibility testing, antenna/component testing and communications technology testing.
Amplifier Research 20S6G18A Features
  • 6 GHz to 18 GHz frequency range
  • 20W, M2 & M5
  • Portable with LCD display and digital control panel
  • GPIB/IEEE-488, RS-232, USB, Ethernet interfaces
  • Pairs with sweep generator to generate instantaneous bandwidth
Amplifier Research 20S6G18A Specs
RATED POWER OUTPUT 20 watts minimum
POWER OUTPUT @ 3dB COMPRESSION Nominal: 25 watts
Minimum: 20 watts
POWER OUTPUT @ 1dB COMPRESSION Nominal: 22 watts
Minimum: 15 watts
±3.0 dB maximum
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 6–18 GHz instantaneously
INPUT FOR RATED OUTPUT 1.0 milliwatt maximum, 0 dBm
POWER GAIN (at maximum setting) 43 dB minimum
GAIN ADJUSTMENT (Continuous Range) 10 dB minimum
VSWR 2.5:1 maximum
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE 50 ohms, nominal
Amplifier Research 20S6G18A Applications
  • RF Susceptibility Testing
  • Antenna/Component Testing 
  • Communications Technology Testing