1W Variable Gain Amplifier – 6GHz


SKU: PA6000L Category:


The wideband PA6000L smart amp provides a convenient and flexible way to amplify signals from 1.5-6.0GHz for a variety of RF applications. The micro-USB port allows for easy integration into automated test environments using SCPI serial commands. Power and gain control along with temperature and voltage monitoring make this device much faster to setup and implement than competing devices. All linear regulation, gate biasing, and power-up sequencing are done internally by the onboard controller.

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Smart Power Amplifier Features:

  • Frequency Range: 1.5GHz – 6.0GHz
  • Amplifier Gain (Max): 30dB
  • Amplifier Gain (Min): 0dB
  • Gain step size: 0.25dB
  • Typical Output Power: +30dBm
  • Saturated Output Power: >+32dBm
  • Connectors: 18GHz Microwave Gold SMA
  • Return Loss: > 12dB
  • Micro USB virtual com port control
  • Power Input: 30VDC barrel-plug adapter (included)


PA6000L Typical Applications

  • Automated testing environments
  • Production verification
  • Educational / university lab use
  • Aerospace / defense research
  • Wireless infrastructure
  • Antenna research
  • Communication link design
  • EMC testing

Mechanical Information

PC Control Software (USB)

Power Amplifier Performance Plots

Variable-Gain Amplifier Documentation

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