Variable Low-Power Amplifier


SKU: GB6000L Category:


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The wideband GB6000L provides a convenient and inexpensive way to amplify signals from 10-6000MHz for many different projects and applications. USB power and digital gain control makes this device much faster to integrate, and more flexible than traditional lab-powered devices. Gain can be set from the user control buttons on the front panel, USB COM port, or from device memory. Wideband frequency range covers 10-6000MHz in a single model!


Wideband GB6000L Gain Block Features:

  • Frequency Range: 10MHz – 6GHz
  • Amplifier Gain (Max setting): +28dB Typical
  • Amplifier Gain (Min setting): 0dB Typical
  • p1dB: +22dBm
  • Noise Figure: 4dB
  • IP3: 34dBm
  • Connectors: 18GHz Microwave Gold SMA
  • Gain step size: 0.5dB
  • Return Loss: > 12dB
  • Excellent gain flatness
  • 50 Ohm matched (SMA)
  • Standard USB-C 5v power input
  • Gain control buttons
  • Dimensions: 2.75″ x 1.25″ x 2.15″


6000MHz Variable-Gain Amplifier Applications

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

Typical Small Signal Gain (max setting):





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