R&S®BBA150 broadband amplifier

An excellent EMC specialist from 4 kHz to 6 GHz with high power density

R&S®BBA150 broadband amplifier
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Key facts

  • Frequency range between 4 kHz and 6 GHz
  • Output power between 15 W and 3000 W at 1dB compression point
  • 100 % mismatch tolerance
  • Suitable for amplitude, frequency, phase, pulse and OFDM modulation
  • Extensive switching options for flexible system configurations
  • 3 year warranty extension

Robust solid state power amplifiers with high availability.

Outstanding expertise in amplifier development

The R&S®BBA150 broadband amplifiers cover a total of five frequency bands: 9 kHz to 250 MHz, 4 kHz to 400 MHz, 80 MHz to 1 GHz, 0.69 GHz to 3.2 GHz and 2.5 GHz to 6 GHz. They can be used to address a variety of applications, including the various standards for EMS measurements up to 6 GHz. In the industry environment, the R&S®BBA150 broadband amplifiers are suitable for development and product validation tests in quality assurance and in the development and production of components. Other fields of use include research, physical engineering and communications. The compact and modular design allows single band or multi band configurations in 4HU desktops or in 19" racks for high power.

Features & benefits

Broadband amplification

Scalable with a broad portfolio

The R&S®BBA150 broadband amplifiers are state-of-the-art solid state microwave amplifier encompass altogether five frequency ranges: 9 kHz - 250 MHz (A), 4 kHz - 400 MHz (AB), 80 MHz - 1 GHz (BC), 0.69 GHz - 3.2 GHz (D) and 2.5 GHz - 6 GHz (E) with different power classes between 15 W and 3000 W. They can be flexibly scaled and upgraded in terms of frequency and power. It secures customers' investments and offers them the flexibility to adapt their systems to new requirements at a later point in time.

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100% mismatch tolerance

Reliable with high availability

The R&S®BBA150 broadband amplifiers are highly tolerant to mismatch at the rf output and are excellent suited for EMC applications with poorly matched antennas or for DUT measurements with an input impedance that deviates significantly from 50 Ω. They are rugged enough to handle short-circuiting at the RF end or an open RF output. The R&S®BBA150 delivers the rated output power for as long as possible up to a mismatch of VSWR 6:1.

Flexible configurable

Compact and modular with extensive switching options

The design of R&S®BBA150 is optimized for maximum flexibility in a small footprint. The compact, modular design of the amplifier stages and other components allows the setup of highly integrated systems based on 19" rack units. The frequency and power of these rack units can be flexibly configured. Numerous switching options allow you to mix and match the individual amplifiers to a single system with multiple frequency bands to obtain the best configuration for your specific application.

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Modern user interface

Flexible control and operation

The R&S®BBA150 is operated via the display and the buttons on the front panel. This is ideal for use in labs and makes it easy to change settings. In addition the R&S®BBA150 can be conveniently operated via its graphical user interface using a computer. The web GUI integrated into the R&S®BBA150 is called up via LAN and web browser. The standard Ethernet interface makes it possible to automate test sequences using remote control SCPI commands.

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Available models

Single-band amplifier
Models
Frequency range
P1dB output power

R&S®BBA150-A125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
125 W

R&S®BBA150-A160

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
160 W

R&S®BBA150-A200

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
200 W

R&S®BBA150-A400

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
400 W

R&S®BBA150-A700

Frequency range
9 kHz - 350 MHz
P1dB output power
700 W

R&S®BBA150-A1300

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
1300 W

R&S®BBA150-A2500

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
2500 W

R&S®BBA150-AB75

Frequency range
4 kHz - 400 MHz
P1dB output power
75 W

R&S®BBA150-AB125

Frequency range
4 kHz - 400 MHz
P1dB output power
125 W

R&S®BBA150-AB160

Frequency range
4 kHz - 400 MHz
P1dB output power
160 W

R&S®BBA150-AB200

Frequency range
4 kHz - 400 MHz
P1dB output power
200 W

R&S®BBA150-AB350

Frequency range
4 kHz - 400 MHz
P1dB output power
350 W

R&S®BBA150-AB600

Frequency range
4 kHz - 400 MHz
P1dB output power
600 W

R&S®BBA150-BC70

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
70 W

R&S®BBA150-BC125

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W

R&S®BBA150-BC160

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W

R&S®BBA150-BC250

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
250 W

R&S®BBA150-BC500

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
500 W

R&S®BBA150-BC1000

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
1000 W

R&S®BBA150-BC1250

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
1250 W

R&S®BBA150-BC1500

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
1500 W

R&S®BBA150-BC2000

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
2000 W

R&S®BBA150-BC3000

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
3000 W

R&S®BBA150-D30

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
30 W

R&S®BBA150-D60

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W

R&S®BBA150-D110

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
110 W

R&S®BBA150-D200

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W

R&S®BBA150-D400

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
400 W

R&S®BBA150-D800

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
800 W

R&S®BBA150-E15

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
15 W

R&S®BBA150-E30

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
30 W

R&S®BBA150-E60

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W

R&S®BBA150-E100

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
100 W

R&S®BBA150-E200

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W

R&S®BBA150-E400

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
400 W
Twin-band amplifier
Models
Frequency range
P1dB output power

R&S®BBA150-A75A75

Frequency range
8 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
75 W / 75 W

R&S®BBA150-A125A125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-A200A200

Frequency range
9 kHz - 250 MHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 200 W

R&S®BBA150-BC70BC70

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
70 W / 70 W

R&S®BBA150-BC125BC125

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-BC160BC160

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W / 160 W

R&S®BBA150-BC250BC250

Frequency range
80 MHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
250 W / 250 W

R&S®BBA150-D30D30

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
30 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-D60D60

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-D110D110

Frequency range
690 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
110 W / 110 W

R&S®BBA150-E30E30

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
30 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-E60E60

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-E100E100

Frequency range
2.5 GHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
100 W / 100 W
Dual-band amplifier
Models
Frequency range
P1dB output power

R&S®BBA150-A75BC70

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
75 W / 75 W

R&S®BBA150-A75BC125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
75 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-A75BC250

Frequency range
6 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
75 W / 250 W

R&S®BBA150-A125BC70

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 70 W

R&S®BBA150-A125BC125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-A125BC160

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 160 W

R&S®BBA150-A125BC250

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 250 W

R&S®BBA150-A160BC125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-A160BC160

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W / 160 W

R&S®BBA150-A200BC70

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 70 W

R&S®BBA150-A200BC125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-A200BC250

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 250 W

R&S®BBA150-A400BC70

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
400 W / 70 W

R&S®BBA150-A400BC125

Frequency range
9 kHz - 1 GHz
P1dB output power
400 W / 125 W

R&S®BBA150-BC70D30

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
70 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-BC70D60

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
70 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-BC70D110

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
70 W / 110 W

R&S®BBA150-BC125D30

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-BC125D60

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-BC125D110

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
125 W / 110 W

R&S®BBA150-BC160D30

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-BC160D60

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-BC160D110

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
160 W / 110 W

R&S®BBA150-BC250D30

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
250 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-BC250D60

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
250 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-BC250D110

Frequency range
80 MHz - 3.2 GHz
P1dB output power
250 W / 110 W

R&S®BBA150-D30E30

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
30 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-D60E15

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W / 15 W

R&S®BBA150-D60E30

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-D60E60

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
60 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-D110E30

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
110 W / 30 W

R&S®BBA150-D110E60

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
110 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-D110E100

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
110 W / 100 W

R&S®BBA150-D200E60

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 60 W

R&S®BBA150-D200E100

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 100 W

R&S®BBA150-D200E200

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
200 W / 200 W

R&S®BBA150-D400E200

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
400 W / 200 W

R&S®BBA150-D400E400

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
400 W / 400 W

R&S®BBA150-D30E15

Frequency range
690 MHz - 6 GHz
P1dB output power
30 W / 15 W

Available options

Options
Product
Description
R&S®BBA-B101

Order number 5355.8250.02

Description

GPIB Remote Control

External converter

R&S®BBA-B101

Order number 5355.8250.03

Description

GPIB Remote Control

For racks up to 30 HU

R&S®BBA-B101

Order number 5355.8250.04

Description

GPIB Remote Control

For racks higher than 30 HU

R&S®BBA-B110

Order number 5355.8866.02

Description

RF Input Switch (1:2 or 2:1, N)

The last two digits of the order number depend on the system configuration

R&S®BBA-B116

Order number 5355.8950.02

Description

RF Input Switch (1:6, N)

R&S®BBA-B120

Order number 5355.8795.02

Description

RF Output Switch (2:1 or 1:2, N)

The last two digits of the order number depend on the system configuration

R&S®BBA-B121

Order number 5355.8895.02

Description

RF Output Switch (2:2, 7/16)

The last two digits of the order number depend on the system configuration

R&S®BBA-B122

Order number 5355.8989.02

Description

RF Output Switch (2:2, 7/8" EIA)

R&S®BBA-B123

Order number 5355.8943.02

Description

RF Output Switch (2:2, 1 5/8" EIA)

R&S®BBA-B126

Order number 5355.8995.02

Description

RF Output Switch (6:1, N)

R&S®BBA-B130

Order number 5355.8114.02

Description

Fast Amplifier Mute

For applications above 3 MHz

R&S®BBA-B132

Order number 5353.9236.03

Description

DC Block Input Protection (N)

R&S®BBA-B140

Order number 5355.8837.02

Description

RF Forward/RF Reflected Sample Ports (N front)

R&S®BBA-B140

Order number 5355.8837.03

Description

RF Forward/RF Reflected Sample Ports (N rear)

R&S®BBA-B141

Order number 5355.8850.02

Description

Detected Forward/Detected Reflected Sample Ports (N front)

R&S®BBA-B141

Order number 5355.8850.03

Description

Detected Forward/Detected Reflected Sample Ports (N rear)

R&S®BBA-B142

Order number 5355.8872.02

Description

Sample Port Switch (dual-port, N front)

R&S®BBA-B142

Order number 5355.8872.03

Description

Sample Port Switch (dual-port, N rear)

R&S®BBA-B160

Order number 5355.8889.02

Description

Transparent I/O

Accessories
Product
Description
R&S®UBL100

Order number 5355.6105.02

Description

Ultra Broadband Load

From DC to 18 GHz

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