American Microwave Corporation
7309-A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

DVAN-0510E-60 Series

Octave Band, 60 dB Digitally Variable Attenuator With an
Extended Bandwidth of
0.4 to 1.25 GHz.


 Frequency Range

0.4 – 1.25 GHz

 Insertion Loss

2.5 dB Maximum


2.2:1 Maximum


@ 10 dB: ±0.65 dB
@ 20 dB: ±1.5   dB
@ 40 dB: ±3.0   dB
@ 60 dB: ±3.5   dB

 Deviation From Linearity

  0 – 30 dB: ±0.5 dB
30 – 50 dB: ±1.0 dB
50 – 60 dB: ±1.5 dB



 Switching Speed

500 nS Maximum (Between Attenuation Settings)

 Temperature Coeffiecient

±0.025 dB/ºC

 RF Power Ratings

+20 dBm Operating, +30 dBm Survival


8-Bit (Standard) Positive True Binary
(10-Bit, 11-Bit, or 12-Bit Also Available)

 DC Power Supply

±12 VDC (Standard) Or ±15 VDC
@ +150 mA, -75 mA Maximum (8 Bit Model)


Removable SMA Female (Standard) For RF
15-Pin MultiPin (STANDARD, Option “MP”) For Power and
Control (Solder Pin Controls, Option “SP”, and Other
Options Available)


2.0″ X 1.80″ X 0.5″


≤4 Oz


Available Options:


Two SMA Male Removable  RF Connectors


One SMA Male and One SMA Female Removable RF Connector


0 to 30 dB Attenuation Range


±15 VDC Supply Voltage


8 Bit Control


10 Bit Control


11 Bit Control


12 Bit Control


Latching Strobe Capability


Mounting Surface is Gold Plated


Mounting Surface is Painted

Environmental Ratings:

Our standard
environmental ratings are as follows, for specific
requirements please contact us…

 -55 ºC to +85
ºC Operating
ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 312B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:
Method 107D Cond. A


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DVAN, VVAN and CVAN Series Attenuators

Pin Numbering Chart for
Multipin Connector:

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Numbering Chart