The PA2500L from DS Instruments is a Variable Gain Amplifier that operates from 5 MHz to 2.5 GHz. It provides a saturated output power of over 29 dBm with a gain of up to 30 dB in 0.5 dB steps. This wideband amplifier consists of an onboard controller that provides linear regulation, gate biasing, and power-up sequencing. It has USB Type-C port which allows easy integration into automated test environments using SCPI serial commands. Power and gain control along with temperature and voltage monitoring make this amplifier much faster to setup and implement.
The amplifier is USB-powered and does not need a separate adapter or input. It is available in a module with SMA connectors and is ideal for automated testing environments, production verification, educational / university lab use, aerospace/defense research, wireless infrastructure, antenna research, communication link design, and EMC testing applications.