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Amplified Up/Down Converter: PUC-4G18G-CD-1

December 15, 2014

PMI Model No. PUC-4G18G-CD-1PMI Model No. PUC-4G18G-CD-1 is an amplified up/down converter for the frequency range of 4.0 to 18.0 GHz, with an IF range of 10 to 100 MHz.  It features a 32 dB programmable attenuator with 10-bit resolution and an output amplifier to provide conversion gain.  It also features an IF transfer switch to select the upper or lower sideband.

Specifications:

Frequency Range

4.0 to 18.0GHz

Conversion Gain

10dB, ±3dB max
(RF+ 0dBm, IF Modulation = +14dBm)

Max Input Power

20dBm max

VSWR

2.0:1 max
(RF - 0dBm, IF Modulation - +14dBm)

Carrier Suppresion

20dBc min, 25dBc typ

Side Band Suppresion

15dBc min, 20dBc typ

IF Frequency Range

10MHz to 100MHz

Power Supply

+15V @ 400mA max
-15V @ 100mA max

RF Output 1dB Compression

12dBm typ
(RF = 2dBm, IF Modulation = +14dBm)

RF Input 1dB Compression

5dBm typ
(IF Modulation - +14dBm, >5dB Attenuation)

Sideband Switching Speed

150ns max

RF Connectors

SMA(F) Inputs and Outputs

Data Control Input

True Binary (Not BDC)

Logic Levels

TTL & LVTTL Compatible

Latch

Logic "1" = Data Transparent
Logic "0" = Data Locked

Size

6.5" x 2.5" x 0.5"

Finish

Painted Blue

Attenuator

 

  Attenuation Range

0 to 31.96dB

  Number of Attenuation Bits

10-Bits (1024 Steps)

  Max Attenuation Step Size

0.03dB

  Switching Speed

500ns max

Environmental Ratings:

 Temperature:

  -40ºC to +85ºC Operating

 -54ºC to +100ºC Non-Operating

 Humidity:

 95% max

 Shock:

 MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Cond B

 Vibration:

 MIL-STD-202G, Method 204D, Cond B

 Altitude:

 MIL-STD-202G, Method 105C, Cond B

 Temperature Cycle:

 MIL-STD-202G, Method 107D, Cond A

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