40GHz Mixer With LO Source


SKU: MX40000PRO Category:


The MX40000PRO is a wideband high-performance general purpose microwave double-balanced mixer with integrated 26GHz – 40GHz programmable LO generator. LO frequency can be set with front controls, or the provided windows PC application via USB or Ethernet. Using its ultra-low noise internal oven-controlled reference source, the LO signal has extremely low phase noise. The MX40000PRO makes a convenient upconverter or downconverter by eliminating the need for extra cabling and a separate bulky, expensive, high-frequency signal source.

MX40000 Integrated-LO Wideband Mixer Features:

  • Dual-port USB-C powered from Laptop, battery-pack, Smartphone Charger, PC…
  • Compact, rugged aluminum enclosure
  • Adjustable LO power
  • Bright and efficient OLED display
  • Simple and effective control interface
  • Industry standard virtual COM port serial commands
  • Premium gold 50-ohm microwave SMA IF port
  • Precision 2.92mm RF port
  • Internal precision reference frequency sources
  • LO reference frequency input MCX ports
  • Voltage input monitoring
  • Included PC control software

RF Hybrid Mixer Specs:

  • Integrated 26 to 40GHz programmable local oscillator
  • IF range: 10MHz to 18GHz
  • RF range: 18 to 41GHz
  • High input P1dB > +10dBm
  • LO phase noise at 40GHz (100KHz offset): < 96 dBc
  • Low conversion loss: 12dB typical
  • Max RF input power: +19dBm
  • Typical IP3: 20dBm
  • LO frequency step size: 10Hz
  • Typical LO-to-RF isolation: 35dB
  • Typical LO-to-IF isolation: 30dB
  • RF to IF isolation: 12-30dB
  • Return loss: >6dB typical
  • Reference frequency 1: ±10PPB 10MHz high-stability OCXO
  • Reference frequency 2: 100MHz low-noise VCXO

Typical RF Mixing Applications:

  • General microwave lab applications
  • Receiver development
  • VSAT
  • Electronic countermeasure
  • Communications applications
  • Satellite uplinks / downlinks
  • Radar systems
  • Defense / electronic warfare
  • Space applications
  • mm wave technology
  • 5G testing
  • Ka-Band research

Mechanical Specifications:

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Additional information

Weight 3 lbs

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