X-Band Transmitter for Long-Term Space Missions

SKU: µXTx-200

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The µXTx-200 from Space Micro is an X-band Transmitter that has a frequency range of 8.025- 8.5 GHz and an RF output power of 1.4 W. This transmitter is suited to operate in LEO, MEO, and GEO orbits and has flown on the NASA IRIS mission. It has a channel bandwidth of 100 Hz - 10 MHz and a data rate of up to 3.5 Gbps. The transmitter has a frequency accuracy of ±50 ppm and supports BPSK, QPSK, and OQPSK modulation formats. It has a maximum phase noise of 3 Deg RMS and spurious harmonics of -60 to -50 dBc.

This wideband amplifier supports RS-422, RS-485, and LVDS interfaces. It requires a supply voltage of 28 V and has a power consumption of up to 80 W. The amplifier has a mass of 2.3 Kg and measures 208 x 152 x 66 mm. It is ideal for long-term space missions and programs requiring high data rates.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
    µXTx-200
  • Manufacturer
    Space Micro
  • Description
    X-Band Transmitter for Long-Term Space Missions

General Parameters

  • Space Heritage
    Yes
  • Mass
    2.3 kg
  • Frequency Range
    8.025 to 8.5 GHz
  • Bandwidth
    100 Hz - 10 MHz
  • Data Rate
    Up to 3.5 Gbps
  • RF Output Power
    1.4 W (31.46 dBm)
  • Modulation Format
    BPSK, QPSK OQPSK
  • Spurious Response
    -60 to -50 dBc
  • Supply Voltage
    6 to 28 V
  • Power Consumption
    45 to 60 W
  • Interface
    RS-422, RS-485, LVDS
  • Standard
    AES-256 FIPS 140-2
  • Operating Temperature
    -24 to 65 Degree C
  • Connector
    SMA
  • Application
    Commercial Space, Mission Data Transmitter, Long-term Space Missions, Programs requiring high data rates
  • Dimension
    20.8 x 15.2 x 6.6 cm

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