PFS-618-CD-1

PMI Model No. PFS-618-CD-1 is a high speed frequency synthesizer that operates over the frequency range of 6.0 to 18.0 GHz. This model covers the complete 6.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency in 100 kHc maximum. This model features low SSB Noise and a low spurious output of -55 dBc maximum. Harmonics are kept below -30 dBc. Frequency Modulation is offered and has a bandwidth of DC to 10 MHz with ± 400 MHz minimum at 100MHz / volt. The package is compact in size and measures only 6.48" x 6.23" x 1.6".

Product Specifications

General Parameters:
Status: Active
Frequency Range: 6.0 to 18.0GHz
Frequency Min: 6 GHz
Frequency Max: 18 GHz
Frequency Step Size, Nominal (LSB): 100 kHz
Power Output Level: +10 dBm Min. - Measured 12.91 ± 1.41 dBm
Power Variation Over Temperature: 5 dB P-P (±2.5 dB) Max. - Measured ±2.38 dB
Frequency Accuracy: ±1 MHz Max. - Measured 0.38 MHz
Frequency Aging: ±2 PPM / Year
Settling Time to 1 MHz: 1 µs
Tuning Speed: 1 µs
Tuning Control: Binary, TTL 17 Bits (Parallel)
SSB Noise @ 1 KHz Offset: -78 dBc / Hz - Measured -79.79 dBc/Hz@1 kHz
SSB Noise @ 100 KHz Offset: -96 dBc / Hz - Measured -101.48 dBc/Hz@100 kHz
SSB Noise @ 10 MHz Offset: -100 dBc / Hz - Measured -109.15 dBc/Hz@10 MHz
Spurious Output: -55 dBc Max.
Harmonics: -30 dBc Max. - Measured -34.24 dBc
Sub-Harmonics: -55 dBc Max.
Reference: Internal Reference
Modulation Bandwidth: DC to 10 MHz
Frequency Deviation: ±400 MHz Min., 100 MHz / Volt
Control: Analog
Sensitivity: 1.1 : 1 - Measured 1:1
Power Supply: +12 V @ 2.5 A Max. - Measured 1.3 A, -12 V @ 0.6 A Max. - Measured 0.07 A, +5 V @ 4 A Max - Measured 1.52 A, -5 V @ 2 A Max. - Measured 0.03 A
Control Connector: 37 Pin Sub-D Male
Power Connector: 9 Pin Sub-D Male
Output Connector: SMA Female
Modulation Input Connector: SMA Female
Size: 6.48" x 6.23" x 1.6"
Environmental Ratings:
Operating Temperature: -20ºC to +70 ºC