G Whip Voltage Baluns:

The most popular voltage balun is the 4/1 and G Whip make several types for various power levels starting at 100 watts and increasing to 1500 watts. Again we use top quality cores made of special mixes of Zinc and Nickel, these cores are custom made.  Most of the high power versions are made of PTFE wire inside PTFE tubing which keeps the wires close together offering a superb constant impedance.

G Whip designs baluns, they are not copied from publications but are custom designed on custom made cores.

Below is our new 4/1 voltage balun rated at 100 watts AV, this single Ni/Zn core is wound with PTFE Mil spec wire and is just superb! look at the quality and sweep and match this against the eBay sellers units!!!.

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Below is our NEW 4/1 unit, small in size but big in performance. PTFE wire wound on dual Ni/Zn custom made cores, (NOT IRON POWDER CORES). Rated at 150 watts, stainless bolts and strain reliefs, PTFE SO239 socket, REAL quality! and fully potted with condensation hole, size is 80 x 50 x 30 mm.

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Below is sweep of 4/1 above

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Here is our 4/1 Voltage balun rated at 500 watts, PTFE wire in PTFE tube, PTFE SO239.

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New Product! Feb 2015:

Several people asked for a higher power version of our PTFE VOLTAGE 4/1 built baluns,

PFTE heavy gauge wire in a PTFE sleeve on mega size dual custom made cores and fibre glass wound: These units are superb in every way, they are fully protected for any weather you want to throw at them. The resin potted boxes (17 cms x 10 cms x 63 cms) have 3.5mm walls and are UV protected, they have 3 x 6mm Marine A4 stainless eyes to support the unit and the transmission lines. 6mm stainless steel bolts with solder tags and dome nuts are fitted at each end of the box for the lines. A PTFE SO239 socket handles the power input (“N” sockets available) and has a condensation vent at the side along with coax strain relief. Each unit weighs approx. 1.2 kgs, these are REAL commercial baluns and have been tested @ 1500 w pep on 200 ohm loads.

Take a closer look at the 3 markers on the spectrum analyser sweep.

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You get all the bits including the “Wire locks” and thimbles with this unit to secure the transmission lines to the “Stainless Steel Eyes”.

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Stainless Steel wire locks supplied FREE with this unit

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Check the 3 plots of return loss and VSWR 3 – 30MHz

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