Model: PVA-500M18G-60-SFF   

 

PMI Model No. PVA-500M18G-60-SFF is a broadband voltage variable attenuator / modulator designed to operate over the full 0.5 to 18.0 GHz frequency range with a rise and fall time of 1.8 usec typical and 60 dB of attenuation range.


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Test Report

Specifications:

Frequency Range 0.5 GHz to 18.0 GHz

Insertion Loss:

4.5 dB Maximum (0.5 to 12.0 GHz) - measured 3.3 dB

5.2 dB Maximum (12 to 18.0 GHz) - measured 3.8 dB

Attenuation Flatness:

0-30 dB ±2.5 dB Maximum - measured ±2.24 dB

30-40 dB ±3.5 dB Maximum - measured ±3.03 dB

40-50 dB ±4.5 dB Maximum - measured ±3.97 dB

50-60 dB ±5.5 dB Maximum - measured ±5.42 dB

Attenuation Accuracy:

0-10 dB = ±2.0 dB Maximum - measured 0.53 dB

10-20 dB = ±1.0 dB Maximum - measured 0.95 dB

20-40 dB = ±1.5 dB Maximum - measured 1.14 dB

40-60 dB = ±2.0 dB Maximum - measured 1.04 dB

Rise and Fall Time: 3 µsec Maximum - measured 1.8 µsec
VSWR: 2.2:1 Maximum - measured 2.0:1
RF Power Ratings:

  Operating:

+20 dBm CW Maximum

+10 dBm (0.3 GHz or below)

  Survival:

+30 dBm CW Maximum

+27 dBm (0.3 GHz or below)

Control:

10dB / Volt Analog Controlled

Power Supply:

+12 VDC @ 250 mA Maximum, 210 mA Typ. - measured 108 mA

-12 VDC @ 50 mA Maximum, 30 mA Typ. - measured 0 mA

Connectors:

SMA(F) - RF In/Out

Solder Pins - Control

Size: 2.00" x 1.81" x 0.50"

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC to +95 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