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Digital Attenuators include attenuation profile feature.

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August 27, 2013 - Connecting to USB port for control and power, Lab Brick® LDA Series includes 50 Ω RF step attenuators with calibrated operation up to 6 GHz. Units are programmable for fixed attenuation or swept attenuation ramps directly from included GUI. Attenuation profile is user programmable with capability to simulate real world fading conditions. Based on GaAs MMIC technology, attenuators are suited for engineering and production test laboratories as well as integration into high speed ATE systems.

Vaunix Technology Corporation

242 Neck Road, Haverhill, MA, 01835, USA

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Vaunix Adds Attenuation Profile Feature to LDA Series Attenuators

Press release date: August 23, 2013

Haverhill, MA –  Vaunix Technology Corporation (www.vaunix.com), a manufacturer of Lab Brick USB powered test equipment, has added an attenuation profile feature to the LDA series attenuators. The attenuation profile is user programmable with the capability to simulate various realworld fading conditions.

The LDA series of Lab Brick® Digital Attenuators includes 50 Ohm RF step attenuators with calibrated operation up to 6 GHz. These units connect to a USB port for control and power and require no additional DC supply voltage. They are easily programmable for fixed attenuation or swept attenuation ramps directly from the included GUI. Lab Brick Digital Attenuator API DLL and LabVIEW-compatible drivers are also available for custom programming applications.

Lab Brick Digital Attenuators are ideal for engineering and production test laboratories as well as integration into high speed automatic-test-equipment (ATE) systems. They can also be used in development of low-cost fading simulators for Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) and Single Input Multiple Output (SIMO) communication systems such as WiMAX, 3G and LTE. They are based on GaAs monolithic-microwave-integrated-circuit (MMIC) attenuator technology for excellent repeatability of attenuation values.

For more information on Vaunix and their LDA series of USB-compatible, digital attenuators, go to: http://vaunix.com/products/lms-signal-generator/overview.cfm

About Vaunix
Based in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Vaunix Technology Corporation designs, manufactures, and services RF and microwave test equipment and communications products. Their Lab Brick product family sets a new standard for cost, size, and simplicity for microwave test equipment. To learn more, visit: www.Vaunix.com

Company Contact:
Scott Blanchard
Vaunix Technology Corporation
VaunixSales@vaunix.com
978-662-7839

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