Pin-Diode Attenuator (Linearized Voltage Controlled)

FEATURES:
• Wide Band
• Monotonic
• Low Insertion Loss
• Dynamic Attenuation Range
• High Temperature Stability

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Description

GENERAL INFORMATION
RF Impedance :50 Ohms
DC Voltage : ±15 Volts @ ± 50 mA Max.
Attenuation Range : 0 – 30 db or 0 – 60 db
Power Handling : +10 dBm CW (Survival Power +30 dBm)
Switching Speed : 10 Microseconds
Control Characteristics Range : 0 to +6 Volts
Transfer Function : 10 db per Volt @ 10 K Ohms
Monotonicity : Guaranteed
Attenuation Variable With Temperature : 0.025 db / ºC
Max for all models
Operating Temperature
Units can withstand -55º to +85º C but will not maintain attenuation values.
Units with built-in temperature compensation available upon request

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LINEARIZED VOLTAGE CONTROLLED ATTENUATOR
PART
NUMBER
FREQUENCY
RANGE (GHz)
INSERTION LOSS (dB)
VSWR
Max.
FLATNESS
10dB
FLATNESS
20dB
FLATNESS
40dB
FLATNESS
60dB
LC-1 0.5-1.0 1.7 1.50:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
LC-4 0.5-2.0 2.5 1.80:1 ±0.75 ±1.25 ±2 ±2.5
LC-2 1.0-2.0 3.5 1.80:1 ±0.4 ±1.7 ±1.7 ±2.0
LC-3 2.0-4.0 5.0 2.00:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
LC-7 2.0-8.0 3.2 1.90:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.8 ±1.8
LC-5 4.0-8.0 2.6 1.70:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
LC-8 2.0-18.0 4.5 2.20:1 ±0.8 ±1.2 ±2 ±3.0
LC-6 2.6-5.2 1.7 2.20:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.5 ±1.8
LC-9 4.5-13.5 3.0 2.20:1 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±3.0 ±3.8
LC18-15 5.0-5.5 2.5 1.80:1 15±2 N/A N/A N/A
LC-10 5.0-10.0 2.8 1.70:1 ±0.7 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
LC-11 6.0-12.0 2.8 1.80:1 ±0.8 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±1.8
LC-12 6.0-18.0 4.0 2.00:1 ±0.8 ±1.7 ±3.2 ±3.6
LC-13 8.0-12.0 2.6 1.80:1 ±0.8 ±1.0 ±1.5 ±1.6
LC-14 8.0-18.0 4.0 2.00:1 <±0.9 ±1.1< ±1.1 ±1.8
LC-14-60 8.0-18.0 3.25 1.90:1 N/A N/A N/A 63±2.2
LC-15 9.23-9.26 2.6 1.80:1 ±0.8 ±1.0 ±1.5 ±1.6
Custom Designs For Attenuation Accuracy and Flatness Available.
Contact Manufacturer for Other Specifications.
VOLTAGE CONTROLLED ATTENUATOR
PART
NUMBER
FREQUENCY
RANGE (GHz)
INSERTION LOSS (dB)
VSWR
Max.
FLATNESS
10dB
FLATNESS
20dB
FLATNESS
40dB
FLATNESS
60dB
VC-1 0.5-1.0 1.7 1.50:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
VC-4 0.5-2.0 2.5 1.80:1 ±0.75 ±1.25 ±2.0 ±2.5
VC-2-32 1.0-2.0 3.2 1.80:1 ±0.5 ±0.8 ±1.5 ±2.2
VC-2-64 1.0-2.0 3.7 1.80:1 ±0.5 ±0.8 ±1.5 ±2.2
VC-3 2.0-4.0 4.5 1.80:1 ±0.5 ±0.8 ±1.5 ±2.2
VC-6 2.0-6.0 3.5 1.80:1 ±0.5 ±.75 ±1.5 ±2.0
VC-7 2.0-8.0 3.5 1.90:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±2.0 ±2.5
VC-8 2.0-18.0 4.5 2.20:1 ±0.8 ±1.5 ±2.5 ±3.0
VC-5 4.0-8.0 2.6 1.70:1 ±0.3 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
VC-9 4.0-12.0 3.5 2.00:1 ±0.75 ±1.25 ±1.75 ±2.5
VC-9-64 4.0-12.0 3.5< 2.00:1 10±0.75 32±2 64±2.2 80±2.5
VC-18-15 5.0-5.5 2.5 1.80:1 ±0.8 15±2 ±1.9 ±3.0
VC-10 5.0-10.0 2.8 1.70:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
VC-10-64 5.0-10.0 3.0 1.80:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 64±3.5
VC-11 6.0-12.0 3.0 1.80:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 ±2.0
VC-11-32 6.0-12.0 3.25 1.90:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 31±2 ±2.0
VC-11-64 6.0-12.0 3.25 1.90:1 ±0.5 ±1.0 ±1.7 63±2.2
VC-12 6.0-18.0 3.6 2.00:1 ±0.9 ±1.5 ±1.9 ±3.0
VC-12-32 6.0-18.0 3.6 2.00:1 ±0.8 ±1.5 32±1.9 ±3.0
VC-12-64 6.0-18.0 3.25 1.90:1< ±0.8 ±1.5 64±1.9 64±2.2
VC-13-32 8.0-12.4 4.0 2.00:1 ±0.75 ±1.25< 32±1.9 ±2.5
VC-14 8.0-18.0 3.5 2.00:1 ±0.8 32±2 64±2.2 80±3.5
Custom Designs For Attenuation Accuracy and Flatness Available.
Contact Manufacturer for Other Specifications.