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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

M-VVAN-5010-60 Series

Octave Band, 5.0 to 10.0 GHz, 60 dB
Miniature Voltage Variable


 Frequency Range

5.0 – 10.0 GHz

 Insertion Loss

2.7 dB Maximum


2.0:1 Maximum


@ 10 dB: ±0.6 dB
@ 20 dB: ±0.9 dB
@ 40 dB: ±1.5 dB
@ 60 dB: ±1.6 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


10 dB/Volt  Analog Transfer Function
(5 dB/Volt Transfer Function Also Available)

 DC Power Supply

±12 VDC (Standard) Or ±15 VDC
@ +125 mA, -50 mA Maximum


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)


1.34″ X 1.34″ X 0.5″


≤3 Oz


Available Options:


Two SMA Male Removable  RF Connectors


One SMA Male and One SMA Female Removable RF Connector


5 dB/Volt Transfer Function


0 to 30 dB Attenuation Range


±15 VDC Supply Voltage


Substitute M-CVAN Product Code for the M-VVAN Product Code
for Current Controlled (Non-Linearized) Attenuators
(Available With Options 1, 2, and 4 and Either MP, SP,
SMC, or SMA Control Connectors)


Standard Connector for Analog Units
(ITT Cannon 15-Pin Multipin Connector MDM-15PSP).


Solder Pins for Both Voltage and Control


Solder Pins for Voltage and SMA Female Control Connector


Solder Pins for Voltage and SMC Male Control Connector


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


Outline Drawing:

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M-VVAN-4080, 4080E, 5010, 5010E, 6012, 6012E


Product Feature:

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M-DVAN, M-VVAN and M-CVAN Series Attenuators