24GHz Low-Loss Digital Attenuator


SKU: DAT60KUL Category:


Our new, cutting-edge DAT60KUL Digital Programmable Microwave Attenuator is a stand-alone, USB, and Ethernet controlled digital attenuator with 0.5dB steps, 0 to 60dB range, and ultra-low insertion loss. This high-frequency, wideband device features a bright OLED display and front user control buttons. Input frequency range is extremely wideband covering from 1GHz to 24GHz. No host PC is required to use this device. Automated scripted control is simple, requiring no extra drivers, just a system-standard virtual COM port connection and SCPI based text commands.

Upgraded Rev 3 for 2022!

Programmable DAT60KUL Digital Attenuator Specs:

  • Frequency range: 1GHz – 24GHz
  • Insertion loss: < 10dB Typical
  • Attenuation setting: 0-60dB
  • Minimum step size: 0.5dB
  • Return loss: 10dB typical
  • Max power (hot-switching): +25.0dBm
  • Max power (steady-state): +28.0dBm
  • 0.1dB compression: +27dBm
  • IP3: +50dBm
  • Dimensions: 2.75″ x 1.25″ x 2.15″

DAT60KUL Features:

  • SCPI command support via USB COM port
  • Front buttons and convenient OLED display
  • Audio feedback
  • Power: 5v standard Micro-USB
  • PC control software included
  • Ethernet Included as standard!
  • Ultra-precision 26GHz impedance-matched microwave SMA RF connectors

Common RF Applications:

  • Automated testing environments
  • General RF Lab use
  • Control Systems
  • Cellular equipment testing
  • Production verification
  • Educational / university lab use
  • Aerospace / Defense Research
  • Radar
  • Phased array applications


RF Attenuator PC Control Application:

Physical Dimensions:

mini attenuator

DAT60KUL Programmable Attenuator Performance:

(Insertion loss plot shown above)

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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