Model: VVA-1G4G-CD-SFF-1


PMI Model VVA-1G4G-CD-SFF-1 is a 1.0 to 4.0 GHz voltage variable attenuator. This model offers up to 15 dB of attenuation over the full operating frequency range.  This unit is controlled by a DC voltage that ranges from 0 to +5 VDC.  No other DC power is required for operation.  This model is supplied in our standard PE2 housing that can be used as a SMA connectorized or SMT component.

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Product Feature

Test Data



Frequency Range 1.0 to 4.0 GHz
Mean Attenuation Range 15 dB
Insertion Loss 2.0 dB Typ.
VSWR @ 0 Attenuation 2.0:1 Typ. - Measured 1.43:1
Power Rating +18 dBm CW Max.
Input 0.25 dB Compression: +4 dBm Typ. - Measured +8 dBm
Attenuation Flatness ±0.5 dB Typ. - Measured ±0.75 dB
DC Control Voltage

0  V --> 20 dB Attenuation

+3 V --> 15 dB Attenuation
+5 V --> Insertion Loss

RF Connectors SMA Female
Housing PE2

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -55 ºC 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