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        Model: DTA-100M40G-30-CD-1-OPT27G       


PMI Model DTA-100M40G-30-CD-1-OPT27G is a 5-Bit programmable 30dB PIN diode attenuator with a step resolution of 1.0dB over the frequency range of 100MHz to 27.0GHz. This model operates on a single +15VDC supply and draws only 40mA of current.  Very high levels of attenuation accuracy of 0.6dB is achieved.  This attenuator provides ultra-fast switching speeds of 300nsec and has an operating input power rating of +20dBm.  This model is supplied in a small, light-weight housing measuring 2.0 x 1.8 x 0.5 inches.

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Product Feature


Frequency Range 100MHz to 27GHz
Mean Attenuation Range 30dB
LSB 1.0dB
Insertion Loss 6.0dB Typ. (Up to 27GHz)
VSWR 2.5:1 Max.
Accuracy of Attenuation ±2.5dB typ
Minimum Attenuation Step 1.0dB
Power Handling Capability +24dBm CW max
Input 1dB Compression +20dBm typ
Switching Time  
  On Time 1.0usec max
  Off Time 0.5usec max
Logic Input  
  Logic "0"(Bit Off) 0 to +0.8V
  Logic "1"(Bit On) +2.0 to +5.0V
Power Supply 15V @ 50mA max
Connectors (2) 2.92mm(F) & 15 Pin Micro-D Female
Size 2.0 x 1.8 x 0.5

Environmental Ratings:

 Temperature:  -50ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -65 ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107