Synthesizers are USB-controlled

-October 27, 2017

Comprising four models, Fairview’s FMSN3900 series of PLL synthesizers covers a range of frequency bands from 25 MHz to 20 GHz. These devices are powered and controlled via a USB 2.0 GUI interface and VISA-compliant software.

FMSN3900 series synthesizers deliver output power levels from +10 dBm to +19 dBm typical. Output attenuation is adjustable up to 50 dB in 1 dB steps. Phase noise is as low as -108 dBc/Hz at 100 MHz offset, and phase-locked speed is 1 ms typical.

Housed in compact, rugged SMA-connectorized packages, synthesizer models feature a 50 MHz internal frequency source and optional external reference with supplied cable. Frequency resolution can be adjusted using either integer (default) or fractional modes with resolution to a step size down to 1 MHz. Modules provide RF power disable, phase locking and unlocking, and functional LED indicators that confirm a USB connection.

PLL synthesizers in the FMSN3900 series can be used in such applications as electronic warfare, signal generators, benchtop test and measurement, and microwave radios. Prices for the four different models range from $1710.20 (35 MHz to 4.4 GHz) to $6088.41 (10 GHz to 20 GHz).

FMSN3900 series product page

Fairview Microwave,

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