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For over 60 years, the Weinschel name has become synonymous with quality, performance and reliability. Aeroflex / Weinschel’s extensive range of products include components, subsystems and connector systems. Today, built upon a strong engineering heritage, Aeroflex / Weinschel continues to provide a vast array of standard products together with custom-engineered solutions.

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Manual Step Attenuators

Aeroflex / Weinschel offers a wide selection of Manual Step Attenuators. These step attenuators are ideal for those applications demanding broadband accuracy with low SWR and accurate repeatability over large attenuation ranges. The Aeroflex / Weinschel Step Attenuators utilize the excellent performance characteristics of the Aeroflex / Weinschel fixed coaxial attenuators. Aeroflex / Weinschel Step Attenuators can be found in many types of ATE and OEM systems located throughout the world.

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Manual Step Attenuators
Model
Number
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Freguency
Range
(GHz)
AVG
Power
(W)
Peak
Power
(kW)
Incremental
Attenuation
Range (dB)
Maximum
SWR
Insertion
Loss
(dB)
Connector
Type
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3003 dc-2.5 1 100 0-70/10 1.20 0.3 SMA  Click here for 3000 Series PDF Data Sheet...
3006 dc-1.25 1 100 0-100/10 1.20 0.2 SMA 
3007 dc-2.5 1 100 0-10/1 1.30 0.3 SMA 
3010 dc-2.5 1 100 0-70/11 1.35 0.7 SMA 
3014 dc-1.25 1 100 0-110/1 1.30 0.5 SMA 
3053
dc-6.0 1 100 0-10/1 1.30-1.40 0.3-0.7 SMA 
3054 dc-6.0 1 100 0-70/1 1.30-1.50 0.8-1.3 SMA 
* 3033 dc-2.0 1 100 0-10/10 1.20-1.30 0.15-0.3 SMA  Models 3033, 3034, & 3035
 * This model has been discontinued without direct replacement effective 3-25-08. No further orders will
    be accepted.
AC9003 dc-4.0 2 200 0-69/1 1.35 0.6 SMA  Click here for 9000 Series PDF Data Sheet...
AF9003 dc-18.0 2 200 0-69/1 1.35-1.75 0.6-1.5 SMA 
AC9004 dc-4.0 2 200 0-99/1 1.35 0.6 SMA 
AF9004 dc-18.0 2 200 0-99/1 1.35-1.75 0.6-1.5 SMA 
AC9009 dc-4.0 2 200 0-9/1 1.25 0.3 SMA  Click here for 9000 Series PDF Data Sheet...
AF9009 dc-18.0 2 200 0-9/1 1.25-1.60 0.3-1.0 SMA 
AC9010 dc-4.0 2 200 0-60/10 1.25 0.4-0.5 SMA  Click here for 9000 Series PDF Data Sheet...
AF9010 dc-18.0 2 200 0-60/10 1.25-1.60 0.4-1.0 SMA 
AC9011 dc-4.0 2 200 0-90/10 1.25 0.5-1.0 SMA 
AF9011 dc-18.0 2 200 0-90/10 1.25-1.60 0.5-1.0 SMA 
AC115A dc-4.0 2 200 0-9/1 1.20-1.30 0.3 SMA, Type N Click here for Model 115A-119A PDF Data Sheet...
AF115A dc-18.0 2 200 0-9/1 1.20-1.60 0.7-1.0 SMA, Type N
AC116A dc-4.0 2 200 0-60/10 1.20-1.30 0.3-0.4 SMA, Type N
AF116A dc-18.0 2 200 0-60/10 1.20-1.60 0.7-1.0 SMA, Type N
AC118A dc-4.0 2 200 0-90/10 1.20-1.30 0.4-0.5 SMA, Type N
AF118A dc-18.0 2 200 0-90/10 1.20-1.60 0.8-1.0 SMA, Type N
AC117A dc-4.0 2 200 0-69/1 1.25-1.35 0.5-06 SMA, Type N Click here for Model 115A-119A PDF Data Sheet...
AF117A dc-18.0 2 200 0-69/1 1.25-1.70 1.2-1.5 SMA, Type N
AC119A dc-4.0 2 200 0-99/1 1.25-1.35 0.5-06 SMA, Type N 
AF119A dc-18.0 2 200 0-99/1 1.25-1.70 1.2-1.5 SMA, Type N
9012-9
9012-70
dc-26.5 2 200 0-9/1
0-70/10
1.45-1.70 0.5
1.0
2.92mm Click here for Model 9012 & 9015 PDF Data Sheet...

Other Features

  • Long Life and High Repeatability.
  • Choice of Standard Attenuation Ranges - Aeroflex / Weinschel offers different attenuation ranges to select from. These range from 0 to 9 dB in 1 dB steps up to 0 to 110 dB in 10 dB steps.
  • Stability - The resistive elements used in these Step Attenuators provide long-term stability over temperature and humidity.
  • Quality Connectors - Aeroflex / Weinschel Step Attenuators are supplied with stainless steel Type N or SMA connectors that mate non-destructively with connectors per MIL-C-39012.
  • Broadband - The Aeroflex / Weinschel Precision Step Attenuator line provides a wide selection of frequency ranges from dc to 26.5 GHz.
  • Product Uniformity - High volume fabrication techniques, including injection molding, stamping, broaching and thick film printing ensure a cost effective and uniform product.
  • Custom Designs Available on Request - Just contact us with your special requirement, such as different frequency ranges, connector options, and special testing.