Vaunix Technology Intros Attenuators and Signal Generator in Booth #848 at IMS2017
you remember seeing a company press release or new product announcement on the RF Cafe homepage but
now it is gone, try looking through the archives. Content is the copyright of the company represented,
but the page format is my copyright and cannot be distributed to other media outlets. Please submit
your content for consideration to email@example.com.
Newburyport, MA – June 2, 2017 -
Vaunix, a leading
developer of programmable wireless test devices, will be introducing their latest
attenuators and signal generator in the 5G/IoT Pavilion at booth #848 at IMS 2017
in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 6th-8th.
Capable of bidirectional fixed attenuation, swept attenuation ramps, and fading
profiles, the Vaunix LDA-602Q 4 port programmable attenuator provides up to 120 dB
of control range with a 0.1 dB step size from 200 MHz to 6 GHz. Each
of 4 RF ports of this device has a 50 ohm impedance with VSWR less than 1.3:1.
Fast switching speeds of 15 us can be expected. The LDA-602Q unit is compact,
fitting into a single standard rack unit with well-spaced 50 ohm SMA female
connectors for each RF port. Additionally, the only power and control connection
is from a standard USB type-B female. Price is $2,900.
The LDA-602EH attenuator has a large attenuation range of 120 dB with an
exceptional 0.1 dB step size, allowing for both precision and accuracy during
fading tests or device characterizations. This attenuator also features a fast 15 us
switching speed, an operating temperature from -30°C to 50°C, a maximum RF input
of +28 dBm, and is priced at $875. The LDA602-EH operates with a low insertion
loss of 9 dB to 6 GHz, an input IP3 of +55 dBm and a typical VSWR
of 1.3:1. 4-port programmable devices are coming soon.
The LMS-183DX 6-18 GHz Signal Generator Offers up to 80 dB of power
control range. This unit typically operates with a voltage stand wave ratio (VSWR)
at 1:4:1 (2.0:1 maximum) and weighs less than one pound. Maximum harmonics are -25 dBc
(-38 dBc typically) when the LMS-183DX is set to +10 dBm output power.
The LMS-183DX is controlled and powered through USB with advanced features such
as phase-continuous linear-frequency sweeping, internal/external 10 MHz reference,
and optional pulse modulation. Price is $3,499.
To answer any questions about a Lab Brick's durability watch this YouTube video
where one gets dropped off a bridge at IMS 2016 into traffic.
Based in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Vaunix Technology Corporation designs, manufactures,
and services RF and microwave test equipment and communications products. Their
Lab Brick product family sets a new standard for cost, size, and simplicity for
USB-powered, programmable signal generators, attenuators, phase shifters, and switches.
To learn more, visit www.vaunix.com
Scott Blanchard Vaunix Technology Corporation 7 New Pasture Road
Newburyport, MA 01950 Phone: +1-978-662-7839 E-mail:
RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling 2 MB.
Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed formulas and reference
material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit design engineer. The Internet
was still largely an unknown entity at the time and not much was available in the form of
All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used
on the RF Cafe website are hereby acknowledged.