18GHz Digital Attenuator 60dB


The new DS Instruments DAT60KU Digital Programmable Attenuator is a compact stand-alone and USB-controlled RF Step Attenuator with 0.5dB steps and a range of 0 to 60dB. This ultra high-frequency version features a bright OLED display and front user control buttons. Input frequency ranges from 1GHz to 18GHz, and is usable from 0.5GHz up to 22GHz+. No host PC is required to use this device. Automated scripted control is extremely easy requiring no extra drivers, just a simple virtual COM port connection and SCPI based text commands.

Now shipping as of December 2016!

Programmable DAT60KU Step Attenuator Specs:

  • Max input power: +30.0dBm
  • Insertion loss: < 20dB
  • Dimensions: 2.75″ x 1.25″ x 2.15″
  • Attenuation: 0-60dB
  • Step Size: 0.5dB
  • Frequency: 1GHz – 18GHz

DAT60KU Features:

  • SCPI command support via USB COM port
  • Front buttons and convenient OLED display
  • Power: 5v standard Micro USB cable
  • 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


Attenuator Control Application:

RF Step Attenuator Control App USB

Physical Dimensions:

mini attenuator


Isolation – 18GHz @ 60dB setting:

Insertion Loss 6-18GHz:

DAT60KU_Datasheet_V1.3(May 2017)

USA Price: $ 899.00
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