Model: PFS-618-CD-2   

PMI Model No. PFS-618-CD-2 is a high speed frequency synthesizer that operates over the frequency range of 6.0 to 18.0GHz.  This model covers the complete 6.0 to 18.0GHz frequency in 100kHz steps with an output power of +10dBm minimum.  The unit is accurate to within ± 1MHz and settles within 1usec maximum.  This model features low SSB Noise and a low spurious output of -50dBc typical.  Harmonics are kept below -30dBc.  Frequency Modulation is offered and has a bandwidth of DC to 10MHz with ± 400MHz minimum at 100MHz / volt.  The package is compact in size and measures only 6.48" x 6.23" x 1.6".


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Product Feature

Test Report for PFS-618-CD-2 model

 

Operating Manual

 

Specifications:

Frequency Range 6.0 to 18.0 GHz
Frequency Step Size, Nominal (LSB) 100 kHz
Power Output Level +10 dBm Min.
Power Variation Over Temperature 5 dB P-P (±2.5 dB) Max.
Frequency Accuracy ±1 MHz Max.
Frequency Aging ±2 PPM / Year
Settling Time to 1 MHz <= 1 us Typ.
Tuning Speed <= 1 us Typ.
Tuning Control Binary, TTL 16 Bits Min.
(Planned 17 Bits Parallel)
SSB Noise 6.0 to 18.0 GHz Max.
  @ 1 kHz Offset -78 dBc / Hz
  @ 100 kHz Offset -96 dBc / Hz
  @ 10 MHz Offset -100 dBc / Hz
Spurious Output -50 dBc Typ..
Harmonics -30 dBc Max.
Sub-Harmonics -55 dBc Max.
Reference Internal Reference
Frequency Modulation  
  Modulation Bandwidth DC to 10 MHz
  Frequency Deviation ±400 MHz Min., ±4 V
  Control Analog
  Sensitivity 1.1 : 1
Power Supply

+12 V @ 2.5 A Max.

-12 V @ 0.6 A Max.

+5 V @ 4 A Max    

-5 V @ 2 A Max.     

Connectors  
  Control 37 Pin Sub-D Male
  Power 9 Pin Sub-D Male
  RF Output SMA Female
  Modulation Input SMA Female
Size 6.23" x 6.48" x 1.6"

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -20ºC to +70 ºC Operating