Model: PDVAT-0518-60-8-93-10M18        

 

PMI Model No. PDVAT-0518-60-8-93-10M18 is a 8-Bit programmable 60dB PIN diode attenuator with a step resolution as low as 0.25dB over the frequency range of 10MHz to 18.0GHz. This model offers excellent attenuation accuracy and flatness over the entire 10MHz to 18.0GHz frequency range. This model operates on a single +12VDC to +15VDC supply.


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Unit Data

  PL21655

  PL21656

  PL21657

  PL21658

  PL21659

 

Specifications:

Frequency Range 10 MHz to 18.0 GHz
Insertion Loss 5.25 dB max - Measured 5.23 dB
Attenuation Flatness

±0.9 dB @ 10 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.23 dB

±1.5 dB @ 20 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.46 dB

±3.0 dB @ 40 dB Attenuation - Measured ±2.17 dB

±5.0 dB @ 60 dB Attenuation - Measured ±4.7 dB

Attenuation Accuracy

±1.0 dB @ 0 dB to 30 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.73 dB

±1.3 dB @ 30 dB to 50 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.57 dB

±1.5 dB @ 50 dB to 60 dB Attenuation - Measured ±0.63 dB

Monotonicity Guaranteed
Temperature Variation ±2.5 dB -10 to 85 deg C typ - Measured ±2.1 dB
±3.5 dB -40 to 95 deg C typ - Measured ±3.0 dB
Swiching Time 5 usec max - Measured 1.7 usec
Small Signal Bandwidth 100 kHz typ (6 dB with ± 3 dB sinewave)
Large Signal Bandwidth 50 kHz typ (30 dB with ± 30 dB sinewave)
Return Loss -12 dB typ, -8.5 dB max - Measured -8.5 dB
Power Rating +20 dBm - Measured +20 dBm
Digital Control 8 Bit TTL
0.25 dB Minimum Attenuation Step
Analog Control Option 0-6 V Analog Voltage, 10 dB/Volt
Power Supply +12 V to +15 V @ 2 mA max (may be omitted) - Measured +15 V @ 145 mA
Negative Supply is Optional 0 to -15 V @ 2 mA max (may be omitted)
Connectors  
  RF In/Out Field Replaceable SMA(F)
  Power & Controls 15 Pin Micro-D Female
Mating Connector (Male) Furnished
Size 2.00 x 1.81 x 0.50

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -40ºC 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