Model: PFS-618-CD-1   

PMI Model No. PFS-618-CD-1 is a high speed frequency synthesizer that operates over the frequency range of 6.0 to 18.0 GHz.  This model covers the complete 6.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency in 100 kHc maximum.  This model features low SSB Noise and a low spurious output of -55 dBc maximum.  Harmonics are kept below -30 dBc.  Frequency Modulation is offered and has a bandwidth of DC to 10 MHz with ± 400 MHz minimum at 100MHz / volt.  The package is compact in size and measures only 6.48" x 6.23" x 1.6".


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Unit Data

  PL12066

  PL12067

  PL12068

  PL12068-R

  PL12069

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Specifications:

Frequency Range 6.0 to 18.0GHz
Frequency Step Size, Nominal (LSB) 100 kHz
Power Output Level +10 dBm Min. - Measured 12.91 ± 1.41 dBm
Power Variation 5 dB P-P (±2.5 dB) Max. - Measured ±2.38 dB
Frequency Accuracy ±1 MHz Max. - Measured 0.38 MHz
Frequency Aging ±2 PPM / Year
Settling Time to 1MHz 1 µs
Tuning Control Binary, TTL 17 Bits (Parallel)
Tuning Speed 1 µs
SSB Noise 6.0 to 18.0 GHz Max.
  @ 1 kHz Offset -78 dBc / Hz - Measured -79.79 dBc/Hz@1 kHz
  @ 100 kHz Offset -96 dBc / Hz - Measured -101.48 dBc/Hz@100 kHz
  @ 10 MHz Offset -100 dBc / Hz - Measured -109.15 dBc/Hz@10 MHz
Spurious Output -55 dBc Max.
Harmonics -30 dBc Max. - Measured -34.24 dBc
Sub-Harmonics -55 dBc Max.
Reference Internal Reference
Frequency Modulation
  Modulation Bandwidth DC to 10 MHz
  Frequency Deviation ±400 MHz Min., 100 MHz / Volt
  Control Analog
  Sensitivity 1.1 : 1 - Measured 1:1
Power Supply

+12 V @ 2.5 A Max. - Measured 1.3 A

-12 V @ 0.6 A Max. - Measured 0.07 A

+5 V @ 4 A Max -  Measured 1.52 A

-5 V @ 2 A Max.  - Measured 0.03 A

Connectors
  Control 37 Pin Sub-D Male
  Power 9 Pin Sub-D Male
  RF Output SMA Female
  Modulation Input SMA Female
Size 6.48" x 6.23" x 1.6"

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -20 ºC to +70 ºC Operating