PMI Model No. SBA-DC2G-60DB-5V is a programmable step attenuator that operates from DC to 2.0 GHz. This model offers individual cell attenuation of 4 dB, 8 dB, 16 dB and 32 dB and is controlled with a +5 VDC voltage. This model provides up to 60 dB of attenuation and has a typical insertion loss of 2 dB. The switching speed is 1 ms and handles input power levels up to +27 dBm (0.5 Watts). This unit is supplied in a small housing measuring 2.48" x 0.8" x 0.8" having an RF Feedthru for the input and SMA Female for the output. Extended operation up to 6 GHz is available.

Product Specifications

General Parameters:
Status: Active
Frequency Min: DC
Frequency Max: 2 GHz
Insertion Loss: 2 dB
Attenuation: 60 dB
Control Type: Voltage
Frequency Range: DC to 2.0 GHz
Attenuation Accuracy: ±0.3 dB or 1% to 1 GHz,
±0.5 dB or 2% to 2 GHz - Measured ±0.46 dB
Impedance: 50 Ohms
Switching Speed: < 6 ms - Measured 1 ms
VSWR: < 1.3:1 (17 dB return loss) - Measured 1.26:1
Size: 2.48" X 0.80" X 0.80"
Finish: Nickel Plated
RF Connectors: Ø 0.015 Feedthru/SMA (F) Press Fit
Operating Voltage: 5 V @ 360 mA Typ
Operating Input Power: 0.5 (27 dBm) CW
Environmental Ratings:
Operating Temperature: -55 ºC to +71 ºC
Non-Operating Temperature: -55 ºC to +100 ºC
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