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Model: PDVAN-8018E-60-8        


PMI Model PDVAN-8018E-60-8 is and 8-Bit, programmable, 60dB pin diode attenuator with step resolution as low as 0.25 over the extended frequency range of 6.0 to 18.0GHz

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Product Feature



Frequency Range 6.0GHz to 18.0GHz
Mean Attenuation Range 60dB
LSB 0.25dB
Insertion Loss 3.7dB max
VSWR 2.0:1 Max.
Power Rating +20dBm CW max (Operating)
+30dBm CW max (Survival
Attenuation Flatness ±0.9dB @ 10dB Attenuation
±1.6dB @ 20dB Attenuation
±3.0dB @ 40dB Attenuation
±3.5dB @ 60dB Attenuation
Switching Time 500nsec Max.
Digital Control 8-BIT Binary TTL
Input Tracking Monotonic
Power Supply +12V to +15V @ 150mA max
-12V to -15V @ 75mA max
Pwr/Ctl Connectors 15 Pin Micro-D-Female (mating connector supplied)
RF Connectors SMA(F)
Finish Painted Blue
Size 2.0" x 1.8" x 0.5"

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 107D Cond. A