News | December 23, 2013

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Xinger III Femto-Sized 3 dB Hybrid Coupler From Anaren

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Ideal for Small Cell, LTE, WiMAX applications

Richardson RFPD, Inc. recently announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 3 dB hybrid coupler from Anaren.

The low profile, high performance X3C25F1-03S, the latest Femto-sized coupler in the Xinger III family of products from Anaren, has been miniaturized to a 3 mm x 5 mm footprint without sacrificing electrical performance. It is designed for Small Cell, LTE and WIMAX applications, specifically balanced power and low noise amplifiers, plus signal distribution and other applications where low insertion loss and tight amplitude and phase balance is required. It can be used in high power applications up to 25 watts.

Key features of the X3C25F1-03S include:

  • Frequency range: 2.3 GHz to 2.7 GHz
  • Power: 25W
  • Isolation: 26 dB
  • Insertion loss: 0.15 dB
  • VSWR: 1.12:1
  • Phase: 90 º
  • Amplitude balance: +/-0.3 dB
  • Footprint: 3.18 mm x 5.06 mm (0.200" x 0.125")

The new device has been subjected to rigorous qualification testing and is manufactured using materials with coefficients of thermal expansion (CTE) compatible with common substrates such as FR4, G-10, RF-35, RO4003 and polyimide

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for Anaren products, including this new hybrid coupler. To find more information, or to order the device today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the Anaren Xinger III Femto Coupler Family webpage.

About Richardson RFPD, Inc.:
Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. Relationships with the industry’s top component suppliers enable Richardson RFPD to meet the total engineering needs of each customer. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide support for all aspects of customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Richardson RFPD, Inc.