Wavelex WAT06E PR PhotoRichardson RFPD Inc. announced availability and full design support capabilities for a new 30 dB, SMA-connectorized attenuator from Wavelex.

The WAT06E precision attenuator operates from DC to 6 GHz, with 50 Ohm impedance, with up to 30 dB attenuation, and features 20 W continuous wave (CW) RF power handling and 1.2:1 VSWR. It is ideally suited for wideband power attenuation, high power measurement, high power IP measurement, and RF bench test applications.

The new attenuator is packaged with precision machine housings in Wavelex's IP-11 package. Wavelex products are 100% production-tested on all minimum and maximum electrical specifications.

Key features of the WAT06E include:

  • Frequency  (GHz)… DC-6
  • Attenuation (dB)… 30.0
  • Attenuation Variation (dB)… +/-1.0
  • RF CW Handling (W)… 20.0
  • VSWR …1.2:1
  • Package ...IP-11

Richardson RFPD's design advisors provide extensive technical expertise and design-in assistance for all Wavelex products, including the WAT06E. To find more information, or to order this device today on the Richardson RFPD website, please visit the WAT06E webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Wavelex, please visit the Wavelex storefront webpage.