6GHz Programmable RF Mixer


SKU: MX6000C Category:


The MX6000C is a compact wide-band general-purpose RF mixer with integrated harmonic-filtered programmable Local Oscillator. LO frequency can be set with front controls, USB commands, or the provided windows PC application. Reference 10 MHz signal can be externally supplied or automatically generated internally. The MX6000C makes an extremely convenient up-converter, down-converter, or general purpose mixer by eliminating the need for a separate local oscillator or laboratory DC power supply.

1.5-6.0GHz Hybrid Mixer Features:

  • Up or Down-converting general purpose mixer
  • Micro-USB powered from Laptop, battery-pack, Smartphone Charger, PC…
  • Compact, rugged, powder-coated aluminum enclosure
  • Bright and efficient graphical OLED display
  • Simple and effective control interface
  • Industry standard Virtual COM Port serial commands
  • 50-Ohm gold microwave SMA ports
  • Internal ±2.5ppm LO reference frequency
  • LO harmonic filtering (New!)

RF Mixer Specifications:

  • Integrated 1500 – 6000 MHz programmable local oscillator
  • RF frequency range: 1.5 – 6.0GHz
  • IF frequency range: 5-2000MHz
  • LO to RF Isolation: 20-30dB
  • LO to IF isolation: 17dB
  • Typical IP3: 10dBm
  • LO phase noise at 6GHz < 72 dBc
  • Typical conversion loss: 8dB
  • Return loss > 12 dB
  • P1dB: +1.0dBm
  • Maximum RF input power: +16dBm
  • LO harmonics: < -35 dBc

Typical RF Applications:

  • General RF lab testing applications
  • Receiver development
  • Communications applications
  • Wireless internet links
  • Internet of things development



LO RF Performance Plots:


Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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