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Model: PFS-618-CD-3

PMI Model No. PFS-618-CD-3 frequency synthesizer that operates over the frequency range of 6.0 to 18.0GHz.  This model features high speed, high accuracy and low phase noise.

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Product Feature

Test Report for PFS-618-CD-1 model

Operating Manual



Frequency Range 6.0 to 18.0GHz
Frequency Step Size, Nominal (LSB) 100kHz
Power Output Level +10dBm Min.
Power Variation Over Temperature 5dB P-P (±2.5dB) Max.
Frequency Accuracy ±1MHz Max.
Frequency Aging ±2 PPM / Year
Settling Time to 1MHz <= 1usec typ
Tuning Control Binary, TTL 16 Bits min
(Planned 17 Bits Parallel)
Tuning Speed <= 1usec typ
SSB Noise 6.0 to 18.0GHz Max.
  @ 1kHz Offset -78dBc / Hz
  @ 100kHz Offset -96dBc / Hz
  @ 10MHz Offset -100dBc / Hz
Spurious Output -50dBc Typ..
Harmonics -30dBc Max.
Sub-Harmonics -55dBc Max.
Reference Internal Reference
Frequency Modulation
  Modulation Bandwidth DC to 10MHz
  Frequency Deviation ±400MHz Min., ±4V
  Control Analog
  Sensitivity 1.1 : 1
Power Supply

+15V @ 2.5A max
-15V @ 0.6A max
+5V @ 4A max
-5V @ 2A max

  Control 50 Pin Sub-D Male
  Power 24 Pin Sub-D Male
  RF Output SMA Female
  Modulation Input SMA Female
Size 10.0" x 6.0" x 7.25"

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -20ºC to +70 ºC Operating