Miniature frequency synthesiser covers 0.5-20GHz range

13th April 2017
Source: AtlanTecRF
Posted By : Alice Matthews
Miniature frequency synthesiser covers 0.5-20GHz range

Global RF and microwave components and equipment manufacturer, AtlanTecRF, has announced the launch of the miniature 0.5-20.0GHz frequency synthesiser with GUI. Minimum set-up and easy operation are key features of the new, compact synthesiser, designated ASY-0050-2000, covering the full 0.5-20.0GHz range. In addition to the ultra broadband range the 2.5x2.5x1.1" housing has a 1KHz step size, ±0.5ppm frequency stability over a -10 to 70°C operating temperature range and RS485 control with easy-to-use GUI.

As an option to the internal TXCO reference, units can be supplied with an input for an external 10MHz system reference of 0±3dBm and with which the synthesiser takes on the system frequency stability.

In terms of spectral purity, this new model has typical phase noise of -85dBc/Hz at 10Hz offset in the 500MHz end of its spectrum and -120dBc/Hz at 10MHz offset at the opposite 20GHz end.

Speaking at the product’s launch at AtlanTecRF’s design and development labs in Braintree, UK, Geoff Burling, CEO, said: “This really is a very exciting development in our miniature synthesiser product offering which we expect to be attractive to system designers in test and measurement, in electronic countermeasures and in a whole range of terrestrial and satellite communications applications.”

The ASY-0050-2000 operates from a 5.0VDC supply, drawing just 1A of current. Frequency switching time is 5ms maximum and there is a PLL lock alarm of TTL high for locked. The RF output and reference input connectors are SMA female and DC connection is via robust solder filtercons.

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