Fairview Microwave Announces New Line of Variable RF Switch Attenuators
-- Hot-Switchable Variable Attenuators up to 6 GHz Released by Fairview Microwave
Allen, TX - Fairview
Microwave, Inc. a preeminent supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, has released a new line of compact
attenuators. RF attenuators are used to reduce the amplitude of an electronic signature in many common electronic
scenarios including lab testing equipment, distributed antenna systems (DAS) and power and signal monitoring systems.
Fairview Microwave’s new line of variable step attenuators come in 3 and 6 GHz frequency models and several
different connector configurations including SMA and N type connectors with side or rear mount positions. Several
of these attenuators are hot-switchable, meaning attenuation can be changed on the fly without powering down the system,
allowing test data to be read continuously. Several models with varying attenuation adjustments are available including
0 to 12 dB attenuation in 1 dB steps and 0 to 40 dB attenuation in 10 dB steps, with other options
available upon request.
new attenuator products also boast low attenuation tolerance and low insertion loss. “Our new lines of hot-switchable
variable attenuators provide engineers the flexibility to adjust and customize the RF performance of their distributed
systems while the system is live”, says Greg Arnold, Technical Sales Manager for Fairview Microwave. “This adds an
invaluable tool to the arsenal of components available to engineers for efficiently optimizing their DAS, multi-element
antenna arrays or any multi-channel system requiring individual amplitude adjustment.”
new hot-switchable variable attenuators are in-stock and available to ship today. You can view the complete offering
of RF coaxial attenuators from Fairview Microwave by visiting
For additional information, Fairview can be contacted at +1-972-649-6678.
Fairview Microwave is globally renowned as a leading provider of high-quality RF and microwave
components including adapters, connectors, attenuators, coaxial cables, terminations and much more. Since 1992, Fairview
Microwave has been recognized for delivering unsurpassed value and best-in-class service. Specializing in immediate
product needs, Fairview Microwave offers same-day shipment on thousands of in-stock items with no minimum purchasing
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Fairview Microwave, Inc.
Allen, TX 75013
Tel: 1-800-715-4396 / (972) 649-6678
Fax: (972) 649-6689
Posted January 30, 2014
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