Model: PDVAN-8018-60-8-OPT25dBM

 

PMI Model No. PDVAN-8018-60-8-OPT25DBM is an 8-Bit digitally programmable attenuator that operates over the frequency range of 8.0 to 18.0GHz.  This model offers low loss of 3.6 dB typically and an attenuation range of 60 dB.  This model was designed to handle input power levels up to +25 dBm CW under operating conditions and signal levels up to +30 dBm CW without damage.  The attenuation flatness over frequency is less than ±1.6 dB at full attenuation.  The switching speed is less than 800 ns.  This model is supplied in a housing that measured 2.0” x 1.8” x 0.5” and is supplied with SMA female connectors.

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Unit Data

  PL12991

  PL12994

  PL13927

  PL21511
  PL21512

 

Specifications:

Frequency Range 8.0 to 18.0 GHz
Mean Attenuation Range 60 dB
LSB 0.25 dB
Insertion Loss 4.0 dB Goal, 5.0 dB Max. - Measured  3.63 dB
VSWR 2.0:1 Max. - Measured 1.86:1
Survival Power Rating +30 dBm CW Max.
Operating Input Power +25 dBm CW Min.
Attenuation Flatness ±0.80 dB @ 10 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.75 dB
±1.10 dB @ 20 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.98 dB
±1.5 dB @ 40 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.76 dB
±1.6 dB @ 60 dB Attenuation - Measured ±1.59 dB
Switching Speed 800 ns Max. - Measured <800 ns
Digital Control 8-BIT Binary TTL
Input Tracking Monotonic
DC Voltage

+12 to+15 @ 150 mA Max. - Measured 35 mA

-12 to -15 @ 75 mA Max. - Measured 0 mA

DC Connector 15 Pin Micro-D Female (Mating Connector Supplied)
RF Connectors SMA Female
Size 2.00 x 1.80 x 0.50

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC 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 107D Cond. A