Agilent 8494H Programmable Step Attenuator, DC to 18 GHz, 0 to 110 dB steps

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The Agilent 8494H dc to 18 GHz programmable step attenuator offers exceptional repeatability and reliability.  Attenuation is provided in 1 dB steps from 0 – 11 dB.  Precision gold-plated leaf springs ensure long life (over 5 million cycles) and very high attenuator repeatability (typically 0.01 dB).  A maximum switching time of 20 ms speeds automatic testing.  Custom step attenuator/switch combinations are possible.


Frequency range: dc to 18 GHz
Insertion loss at 0 dB: 0.6 dB + 0.09 dB/GHz
Maximum SWR: 1.5 to 8 GHz, 1.6 to 12.4 GHz, 1.9 to 18 GHz
Repeatability life: 0.03 dB mas million cycles per section, typical
5 million cycles per section
Maximum RF input power: 1 W (average), 100 W (peak)
Connector type: choice of Type-N female, SMA female, APC-7
Programming connector: 12-pin Viking

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Weight 5 lbs