- Up to 18 GHz frequency supported
- Attenuation values from 0 dB to 20 dB
- Design flexibility
- Solderable surface mount
- Wide attenuation and TCA shifts available
- 100% flight test data
- High volume solution
- Small footprint
- Ease of installation
- Lower cost of ownership
- Satellite communications
- Power amplifiers
- Up and down converters
- Transmitters and receivers
- Directional coupler
The SpaceNXT™ HC Series is tested to meet the space orbit environmental criteria and is offered in a high volume solution that leverage the Smiths Interconnect space heritage to improve reliability and performance over a QPL or COTS product.
The Smiths Interconnect’s patented Thermopad® attenuator is a totally passive, surface mountable temperature variable attenuator that compensates for gain-variation over temperature. It requires no bias or control voltages and does not generate distortion.
SpaceNXT™ HC Thermopad® is a cost effective series that can be purchased from the standard product price list without additional charges for flight testing. It offers 100% flight product testing to Group A for mission assurance. Options for group B and C testing are also available to further and completely qualify the product batch.
SpaceNXT™ is an initiative recently introduced by Smiths Interconnect that entails the creation of a full range of higher reliability products for next generation space applications that are readily available to the market. The SpaceNXT™ product portfolio provides our customers a combination of highly reliable technology and lower cost of ownership.