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June 29th, 2015

Advantech Wireless' New 400W C-Band SSPA/SSPB Brings GaN Into The Mix

[SatNews] Advantech Wireless has released their Second Generation SapphireBlu™ GaN Technology based, 400W, C-Band SSPA/SSPB designed for broadcasting applications.

The Second Generation C-band GaN SapphireBlu™ SSPA/SSPB from Advantech Wireless offers very High Linearity in a compact single package. These systems are designed for Ultra HD transmission broadcasting and are DVB-S2X ready. The increased linearity comes at the same time with no additional increase in size, weight and energy consumption.

Executive Comment

Cristi Damian, VP Business Development, Advantech Wireless, said, “We understand the challenges that broadcasters and service providers face while adopting the new bandwidth demanding Ultra HD standard. The Second Generation of GaN SSPAs empowers broadcasters to deliver their messages while maximizing efficiency and reducing operational cost. These units are designed for very high linearity as imposed by the heavy Ultra HD traffic, and at the same time be ready to operate under the high density modulation schemes that are now part of the DVB-S2X standard. This is a safe investment for the future.”