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Model: PDVAT-27G31R5G-50dB


PMI Model No. PDVAT-27G31R5G-50dB is a non-reflective, linearized, voltage controlled pin diode attenuator.  This model operates over the 27.0 to 31.5 GHz frequency range and provides up to 50dB of attenuation with a control voltage range of 0 to 5 Volts (10 dB/Volt nominal).  This attenuator is supplied in a small housing measuring only 1.25" x 1.25" x 0.50".

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Product Feature



Frequency Range 27.0 to 31.5 GHz
Dynamic Range 50 dB min.
Insertion Loss 4 dB max.
VSWR 2.2:1 max.
Accuracy of Attenuation

  0 to 30 dB

±0.5 dB

  30 to 50 dB ±1.0 dB
  Temperature Coefficient ±0.025 dB/°C
Control Voltage Characteristics  
  Operating 0 to 5 Volts nominal
  Transfer Function 10 dB / Volt nominal
  Input Impedance 10 K Ohms nominal
Switching Characteristics  
  On Time 1.0 us
  Off Time 0.5 us
Voltage +12 V ±5%, 120 mA
Finish Painted Blue
Size 1.25" x 1.25" x 0.50"

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -65 ºC to +125ºC 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 107D Cond. A