Model: PDVAT-0518-60-8-96       

 

PMI Model PDVAT-0518-60-8-96 is a 8-Bit programmable 60dB PIN diode attenuator with a step resolution as low as 0.25dB over the frequency range of 500MHz to 18.0GHz. This model offers excellent attenuation accuracy and flatness over the entire 500MHz to 18.0GHz frequency range. This model operates on a single +12VDC to +15VDC supply.


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Product Feature

Test Report

Unit Data

  PL15851

  PL15852

  PL15853

  PL20132

  PL20133

Specifications:

Frequency Range 500 MHz to 18.0 GHz
Insertion Loss 4.0 dB Max.
Attenuation Flatness

±0.9 dB @ 10 dB Attenuation Measured ±0.26 dB

 

±1.5 dB @ 20 dB Attenuation – Measured ±0.56 dB

 

±3.0 dB @ 40 dB Attenuation – Measured ±0.65 dB

 

±5.0 dB @ 60 dB Attenuation– Measured ±4.58 dB

Attenuation Accuracy

±1.0 dB @ 0 dB to 30 dB Attenuation – Measured ±0.51 dB

 

±1.3 dB @ 30 dB to 50 dB Attenuation – Measured ±0.23 dB

 

±1.5 dB @ 50 dB to 60 dB Attenuation – Measured ±0.23 dB

Monotonicity Guaranteed
Temperature Variation ±2.5 dB (-10 to +85ºC)
  ±3.5 dB @ (-40 to +95ºC)
Switching Time 1.5 micro sec Max.
Small Signal Bandwidth 150 kHz Typ. (6 dB with ± 3 dB sinewave)
Large Signal Bandwidth 75 kHz Typ. (30 dB with ± 30 dB sinewave)
Return Loss -12 dB Typ., -8.5 dB Max.
Power Rating +20 dBm (See Note 1)
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 to +15 @ 150 mA Max
DC Connector 15 Pin Micro-D Female (Mating Connector Supplied)
RF Connectors Field Replaceable SMA(F)
Size 2.00 x 1.81 x 0.50

*Note 1: Reduced Power Performance At Low Frequencies

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