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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978

PI-DVAN-8012-8 Option JC

AMC Model PI-DVAN-8012-8 Option JC is a High
Speed, Low Insertion Loss, Phase Invariant,
0 to 60 dB, 8 Bit Digital Variable , Solid State, Octave Band
Attenuator that
Operates Over the 8 GHz to 12 GHz Range.



8 – 12 GHz


60 dB/0.25 dB

 Insertion Loss

4.0 dB Typical, 3.80 dB Goal, 4.5 dB Maximum

 Digital Control

8 Bit TTL

 Switching Speed

300 ns Maximum

 Maximum Power
   (No Damage)

+27 dBm (Operating, +10 dBm)


36 dBm Minimum

 Bias Voltage

+12V @ 200 mA Maximum, 150 mA Typical
– 5V @ 100 mA Maximum, 75 mA Typical

 Phase Variation/Shift

0 to 20 dB: ±5° (Goal ±4°)
20 to 40 dB:
±10° (Goal
40 to 60 dB:
±20° (Goal

 RF Connectors

SMA Female

 Bias Voltage and Control

15 Pin MultiPin Connector


2.00(L) x 2.00(W) x 0.50(H)


≤4 Ounces

Environmental Ratings:

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

 0 ºC to +70
ºC Operating
ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 213B 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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PI-DVAN-8012-8 Option JC


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PI-DVAN-8012-8 Option JC