The A50-MH009 from Akon is an 8-bit Digitally Controlled Attenuator that operates from 0.5 to 18 GHz. The device provides attenuation from 0 to 64 dB in 0.25 dB steps and has a digital TTL logic control. It has an insertion loss of 4.5 dB, switching speed less than 650 ns, and can handle up to 20 dBm of input power. This attenuator operates over a DC power supply of 12 V and has a VSWR of less than 2.2:1. The A50-MH009 is available in a module that measures 2 x 2 x 0.455 inches with SMA (F) connectors and is ideal for military, space, and commercial applications. It has been qualified to MIL-I-45208 quality system requirements.