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iDIRECT BUC Series 1.5W Universal Ku-Band BUC Model E0001101-0001

iDIRECT BUC Series 1.5W Universal Ku-Band BUC Model E0001101-0001

The iDirect 1.5W Universal-Ku Band Block Up Converters (BUC) support both standard and extended Ku-band frequencies for ultimate flexibility. By exploiting custom designed components and advanced manufacturing techniques, these compact BUCs deliver outstanding power efficiency and reliability. Excellent for diverse applications, including solar-powered deployments.

Product Code: E0001101-0001

Electrical Specifications

Output Frequency Range

13.75 to 14.5 GHz

Input Frequency Range

950 to 1,700 MHz

Conversion Type

Single, fixed L.O.

L.O. Frequency

12.80 GHz

Operating Power @ 1dB GCP

+31.5 dBm min. @ +25°C; +31 dBm min. across temperature range

Linear Gain

1.5W: 55 dB nom., 48 dB min.

Input Impedance

75 Ω nom.

Input V.S.W.R.

2 : 1 max.

Output V.S.W.R.

2 : 1 max.

DC Power Requirement [Voltage Range]

+24 VDC (+15 to +30 VDC)

[Power Consumption]

15 W max. @ Pout = +31 dBm; 12 W max. @ No IF, +25°C; 20 W max. @ Saturation

Mechanical Specifications

Input Interface

F-Type, Female

Output Interface

Waveguide, WR-75 (with Groove)

Dimension & Housing

91.55 (L) x 68 (W) x 42.5 (H) mm

3.60” (L) x 2.68” (W) x 1.67” (H)


350 g (0.77 lbs) max.

Environmental Specifications

Temperature Range (ambient)

-40 to +55°C (operating)

-40 to +75°C (storage)


0 to 100%


15,000 feet

Mechanical Specifications