Model: PUC-4G18G-CD-1

PMI 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 MHz 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.

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Product Feature

Test Report


Frequency Range
4.0 to 18.0 GHz
Conversion Gain

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

Max Input Power
20 dBm max
2.0:1 max
(RF  = 0 dBm, IF Modulation - +14 dBm)
Carrier Suppresion
20 dBc min, 25 dBc typ
Side Band Suppresion 15 dBc min, 20 dBc typ
IF Frequency Range
10 MHz to 100 MHz
Power Supply
+15 V @ 400 mA max
-15 V @ 100 mA max
RF Output 1dB Compression 12 dBm typ
(RF = 2 dBm, IF Modulation = +14 dBm)
RF Input 1dB Compression
5 dBm typ
(IF Modulation - +14 dBm, >5 dB Attenuation)
Sideband Switching Speed
150 ns 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
  Attenuation Range 0 to 31.96 dB
  Number of Attenuation Bits 10-Bits (1024 Steps)
  Max Attenuation Step Size

0.03 dB

  Switching Speed 500 ns max


Environmental Ratings:

 Temperature:   -40 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -54 ºC to +100 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  95% max
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Cond B

 MIL-STD-202G, Method 204D, Cond B

 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202G, Method 105C, Cond B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202G, Method 107D, Cond A