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Model: PFS-618-XREF-CD-1

PMI Model No. PFS-618-XREF-CD-1 is a frequency synthesizer that operates over the 6.0 to 18.0GHz frequency range.  A 10MHz external reference is used to lock the unit.  This unit features high speed, high accuracy and low phase noise.

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Product Feature



Frequency Range 6.0 to 18.0GHz
Frequency Step Size, Nominal (LSB) 100kHz
Power Output Level +10dBm min.
Power Variation Over Temperature 5dB P-P (±2.5dB) max.
Frequency Accuracy ±1MHz Max.
Frequency Aging ±2 PPM / Year
Tuning Speed <= 3us (2us typ)
Tuning Control Binary, TTL 16 Bits min
(Planned 17 Bits Parallel)
SSB Noise
*External Reference to have
-130dBc/Hz @ 1kHz offset or better
6.0 to 18.0GHz Max.
  @ 1kHz Offset -78dBc / Hz
  @ 100kHz Offset -96dBc / Hz
  @ 10MHz Offset -100dBc / Hz
Spurious Output -50dBc typ..
Harmonics -30dBc Max.
Sub-Harmonics -55dBc Max.
Reference 10MHz Internal Reference
Power Supply

+12V @ 2.5A max
-12V @ 0.6A max
+5V @ 4A max
-5V @ 2A max

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

Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -40ºC to +70 ºC Operating