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Broadband 8-12 GHz Limiting Amplifier Product Announcement

For High-End Commercial & Military Environments

API Technologies, a world class leader in amplifier technology, has announced a new broadband 8-12 GHz limiting amplifier ideally suited for demanding military requirements and high-end commercial applications such as microwave receivers, microwave telemetry systems, uplink communications platforms, instrumentation, and military communications systems. It features excellent output flatness of 1 dB that is independent of the input, and allows for inputs levels from -20 dBm to -10 dBm.

API Technologies’ Model # BXL9812 uses an internal voltage regulator with reverse bias protection, which offers DC supply flexibility and control. The new broadband limiting amplifier satisfies an industry need for a high performance, flat output response product, designed specifically for high frequency, wideband applications. Although this is a standard part, API Technologies offers our customers the flexibility to customize the performance characteristics of this model to meet specific requirements.


  • High Frequency Range: 8-12 GHz
  • 2-Stage Design
  • Flat Saturated Output Power (+10 dBm)
  • Allows for Input Levels from -20 dBm to -10 dBm
  • Utilize either a +12 or +15 Volt Supply
  • Internal voltage regulator with reverse bias protection
  • Operating Temperature Range: 25°C to +75°C
  • Hermetic Laser Welded Package for Extreme Environmental Conditions

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