Attenuator Adjusts Levels To 11 GHz

April 30, 2013
This variable attenuator boasts 0.1-dB control of a 30-dB attenuation range from 7 to 11 GHz.

Model P6844-30 is a panel-mount, continuously variable attenuator from ARRA with frequency range of 7 to 11 GHz. It offers a 30-dB attenuation range with 0.1-dB or better attenuation resettability. Rated for 3 W average power, it can handle peak power levels to 3 kW. The variable attenuator exhibits maximum insertion loss of 0.5 dB and maximum input/output VSWR of 1.50:1. This level-set model is supplied with female SMA coaxial connectors and is designed to meet its specifications across an operating temperature range of -55 to +85°C.

ARRA, Inc., 15 Harold Ct., Bayshore, NY 11706; (631) 231-8400, FAX: (631) 434-1116, e-mail: [email protected],

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