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HMC712ALP3CE

RF Variable Attenuator by Analog Devices

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The HMC712ALP3CE from ADI is an absorptive Voltage Variable Attenuator (VVA) that operates from 5 to 26.5 GHz. It has an attenuation range of 28 dB and can handle up to 28 dBm of input power. The ROHS complaint attenuator has two shunt-type attenuators which are controlled by two analog voltages, Vctrl1 and Vctrl2. Optimum linearity performance of the attenuator is achieved by first varying Vctrl1 of the 1st attenuation stage from -5V to 0V with Vctrl2 fixed at -5V. The control voltage of the 2nd attenuation stage, Vctrl2, should then be varied from -5V to 0V, with Vctrl1 fixed at 0V. 

Furthermore, if the Vctrl1 and Vctrl2 pins are connected together it is possible to achieve the full analog attenuation range with only a small degradation in input IP3 performance. 

This Attenuator is available in a 3 x 3 mm QFN leadless package and is ideal for VSAT radio, microwave sensors, military, ECM and radar applications.

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Product Details

  • Part Number
    HMC712ALP3CE
  • Manufacturer
    Analog Devices
  • Description
    GaAs MMIC Voltage-Variable Attenuator from 5 to 26.5 GHz

General Parameters

  • Type
    Voltage Controlled
  • Applications
    Test & Measurement, Radar, Military, Point-to-Point Radio, Communications Systems
  • Frequency
    5 to 26.5 GHz
  • Configuration
    Solid State
  • Attenuation Range
    19 to 37 dB
  • Power
    0.631 W
  • P1dB
    28 dBm
  • Insertion Loss
    2.3 to 5.7 dB
  • Impedance
    50 Ohms
  • Input Return Loss
    12 dB
  • Output Return Loss
    10 dB
  • Package Type
    Die
  • Package
    16 Lead QFN
  • Dimension
    3 x 3 mm
  • Operating Temperature
    -40 to 85 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -65 to 150 Degree C
  • RoHS
    Yes

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