BBTLine Intros BroadBand Surface Mount (SMT) Directional Coupler

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BBTLine BBTLine_Coupler1_SMT - RF CafeKirkland, Washington - BBTLine has introduced a four port, surface mount (SMT), RF Directional Coupler. The coupler has excellent performance from DC to >6 GHz. Different BOM configurations allow the user to select between Directivity options. The device is shown here without components populated and without an EMI shield can (EMI shield can is optional).


P/N: BBTLine_Coupler1_SMT

• BroadBand 0.8 to 7 GHz Operation

• Low Loss (0.6 dB at 6 GHz)

• High Directivity (>23 dB to 6.2 GHz)

• RoHS Compliant

• Immersion Silver Finish

Anticipated Cost:

$25, quantity = 1 to 9

$22.50, quantity = 10 to 19

$20.00, quantity = 20 to 29

$17.50, quantity = 30+



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Consulting Services

Specializing in RF Hardware Design / Prototyping / Simulation / Measurement / Troubleshooting
With over 25 years of RF Hardware Design Experience (DC to 85 GHz), BBTLine, LLC offers you several avenues for your RF Hardware Development needs BBTLine Offers You Expertise In the Following Areas:

  • RF Hardware Design
  • RF Prototyping
  • RF Simulation
  • RF Board Layout
  • RF Measurement and Testing
  • RF System Analysis (Cascaded Gain, NF, IP3, Mixing, Compression, Spurious, Isolation)
  • Single-Ended Frequency Domain and Differential Time Domain (Eye Diagram, Jitter) System Analysis And Design
  • All-around RF Module Design (PCB layout, RF Dielectrics, Mechanical, RF Gasketing, Isolation, Thermal, Tlines, RF Connectors)
  • One-on-one On-Site (or Remote) Training/Tutorials for High-End Simulators such as Keysight ADS, EMPro, CST and Ansys HFSS
  • Temporary (Remote and/or On-Site) RF Engineering Support..."RF Engineer For Hire"...To Satisfy Critical Troubleshooting, Testing And/Or Simulation Needs (Near or Far-Term)
  • RF Connector Launch Design (SMP, SMPM, SMA, Surface and Edge Launch) to 50 GHz
  • Extensive High Isolation (> 150 dB) RF Module Design
  • RF Component Selection To meet Overall RF RX/TX Design Goals

About BBTLine

BBTLine LLC was founded in 2014 to exploit the many benefits of a patented technique for manufacturing multi-octave, small-sized, low return loss, phase and amplitude balanced RF and microwave power combiners / splitters that avoids some of the deficiencies of traditional Wilkinson-style designs.

Contact Information

Mark Derbyshire
10907 NE 133 Street
Kirkland, WA  98034
Phone: 425-273-3712



Posted August 6, 2017