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Model: SBA-218-6 OPTION HERM


PMI Model No. SBA-218-6 OPTION HERM is a switched bit attenuator operating from 2 to 18.0 GHz.  It is designed to be switched between a low loss state (2 dB loss typical) and a high loss state (20 dB loss typical).  The settings are selected by a single control bit.

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Product Feature



Frequency Range 2 to 18 GHz
Attenuation 20 dB ± 2.75 dB nominal
Insertion Loss 3.0 dB max.
Switching Speed 100 nsec max.
TTL Control

"1 = 2 dB nsertion Loss"

"0 = 20 dB Insertion Loss"

VSWR 2.0:1 max.
Input Power +20 dBm CW max.
DC Supply +5 V @ 50 mA typ.
-5 V @ 50 mA typ.
Connectors SMA (F) Removable
Size 1.0" x 0.70" x 0.35"
Sealing Hermetic
Finish Gold Plated

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -20 ºC to +70 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