American Microwave Corporation
7309-A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704

Phone:301-662-4700
Fax:301-662-4938
sales@americanmic.com
 

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In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

A-VVAN-8018E-60 Series

 
Octave Band, 60 dB Absorptive Voltage
Variable Attenuator With an Extended
Bandwidth of 6.0 to 18.0 GHz.

Specifications:


 Frequency Range

6.0 – 18.0 GHz


 Insertion Loss

2.7 dB Typical Loss to 16 GHz,
3.7 dB Maximum Loss From 16.0 – 18.0 GHz


 VSWR

2.2:1 Maximum


 Flatness

@ 10 dB: ±0.9 dB
@ 20 dB: ±1.6 dB
@ 40 dB: ±3.0 dB
@ 60 dB: ±3.5 dB


 Deviation From Linearity

  0 – 30 dB: ±0.5 dB
30 – 50 dB: ±1.0 dB
50 – 60 dB: ±1.5 dB


 Monoticity

Guaranteed


 Switching Speed

500 nS Maximum (Between Attenuation Settings)


 Temperature Coeffiecient

±0.025 dB/ºC


 RF Power Ratings

+20 dBm Operating, +30 dBm Survival


 Control

10 dB/Volt  Analog Transfer Function
(5 dB/Volt Transfer Function Also Available)


 DC Power Supply

±12 VDC (Standard) Or ±15 VDC
@ +125 mA, -50 mA Maximum


 Connectors

Removable SMA Female (Standard) For RF
15-Pin MultiPin (STANDARD) For Power and
Control


 Size

2.5″ X 2.0″ X 1.0″


 Weight

≤5 Oz

 

Available Options:
 

  1

Two SMA Male Removable  RF Connectors


  2

One SMA Male and One SMA Female Removable RF Connector


  3

5 dB/Volt Transfer Function


  4

0 to 30 dB Attenuation Range


  5

±15 VDC Supply Voltage


  6

Substitute A-CVAN Product Code for the
A-VVAN Product Code
for Current Controlled (Non-Linearized) Attenuators


 MP

Standard Connector for Analog Units
(ITT Cannon 15-Pin Multipin Connector Per MIL-C-24308).


 GP

Mounting Surface is Gold Plated


  P

Mounting Surface is Painted

Environmental Ratings:

Our standard
environmental ratings are as follows, for specific
requirements please contact us…

 Temperature:
 -55 ºC to +85
ºC Operating
 -65
ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 312B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:
 MIL-STD-202F,
Method 107D Cond. A

 

Outline Drawing:

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A-VVAN-8018E-60

 

Product Feature:

Click here to see the Product Feature for
the

A-DVAN, A-VVAN and A-CVAN Series Attenuators