RF attenuator offers 0 to 6 dB range

-February 11, 2017

BroadWave Technologies’ Model 651-030-006 is a voltage-controlled programmable attenuator with a frequency range of DC to 1 GHz. The device provides an attenuation range of 0 to 6 dB in a single 6-dB step with ±0.4-dB attenuation accuracy. Insertion loss is 0.6 dB nominal, while VSWR is 1.30:1 maximum.

Along with SMA 50-Ω female connectors, the attenuator is outfitted with a control solder terminal that employs a feed-through capacitor to prevent leakage. Average input power of the Model 651-030-006 is 1 W with a supply voltage of +15 VDC at 30 mA nominal.

The Model 651-030-006 electromechanical attenuator furnishes a switching time of 10 ms and operates over a temperature range of -20°C to +70°C.

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