Model: PDVAN-8018-60-8       


PMI Model No. PDVAN-8018-60-8 is an 8bit programmable 60dB pin diode attenuator with step resolution as low as 0.25dB over the frequency range of 8.0 to 18.0GHz.

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Product Feature


Frequency Range 8.0GHz to 18.0GHz
Mean Attenuation Range 60dB
LSB 0.25dB
Insertion Loss 3.7dB Max.
VSWR 2.0:1 Max.
Survival Power Rating +30dBm CW Max.
Operating Input Power +20dBm CW Min
Attenuation Flatness ±0.80dB @ 10dB Attenuation
±1.10dB @ 20dB Attenuation
±1.5dB @ 40dB Attenuation
±1.6dB @ 60dB Attenuation
Switching Speed 500nsec Max.
Digital Control 8-BIT Binary TTL
Input Tracking Monotonic
DC Voltage +12V to +15V @ 150mA max
-12V to -15V @ 75mA max
DC Connector 15 Pin Micro-D-Female
(Mating Connector Supplied)
RF Connectors SMA Female
Size 2.00 x 1.80 x 0.50
Finish Painted Blue

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55ºC 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