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American Microwave Corporation Press Release - June 2009

AMC Announces 8-12 GHz Phase Invariant Digital Programmable Attenuator

American Mmicrowave Corp. Phase Invariant AttenuatorJune 2009 - Frederick, MD -- American Microwave Corp. -- American Microwave Corporation has developed the PI-DVAN-8012  Phase Invariant Digital Programmable Attenuator. This product offers essentially constant phase and adjustable attenuation over 40 dB in the 8 to 12 GHz range. The attenuator utilizes a unique double balanced arrangement of diodes and quadrature couplers to achieve the phase independent attenuation characteristics usable over 6 to 18 GHz.

PI-DVAN-8012   FEATURES
 
- Excellent Temperature Stability
- High Speed
- Over 40 dB Dynamic Range
- 0.1 dB Digital Resolution
- Uses the latest in digital technology

GUARANTEED SPECIFICATIONS:
 
 PARAMETER SPECIFICATIONS
 Attenuation Range 40 dB
 Insertion Loss 6.5 dB
 Return Loss -12 dB (1.8:1)
 Attenuation Accuracy ±0.5 dB
 Flatness ±0.8 dB from 0 to 20 dB and
±1.0 dB from 20 to 40 dB
 Phase Deviation 0 to 20 dB 7º, max.
20 to 40 dB 20º, max.
 Control 9 Bit, 0.1 dB Step
 Switching Speed 200 nSec
 Control 5-Bit Binary
 Switching Speed 200 nSec
 Power Supply +7vdc to +12VDC @ 300 mA max
 Size 2.5” (L) x 3.5” (W) x 0.4” (H)


Contact:
American Microwave Corporation
7311-G Grove Road
Frederick, Maryland 21704, USA
301-662-4700
sales@americanmicrowavecorp.com





  Posted 6/20/2009
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