Power Meters feature 10 MHz to 50 GHz frequency range.

Press Release Summary:

With up to 26,000 readings/sec, Model 8650B works with diode power sensors covering power ranges from -70 to +47 dBm. Unit includes LAN, USB, GPIB, and serial interfaces. Single-channel 8651B and dual-channel 8652B offer RF and microwave power measurement, making them suitable for wireless communications and defense electronics systems. Offering dynamic range of -50 to +20 dBm, Power Sensor 81305A features power linearity of 0.05 dB/dB from -50 to 0 dBm and 0.10 dB/dB from 0 to +15 dBm.

Original Press Release:

Giga-tronics Introduces New 8650B Power Meter Providing 10 MHz to 50 GHz Frequency Range

SAN RAMON, Calif. - Giga-tronics Incorporated (Nasdaq "GIGA") today announced the release of the new 8650B Power Meter, which provides high accuracy peak and average power measurements, with wide dynamic range and the fastest measurement speed in its class with up to 26,000 readings per second in fast buffer mode. The 8650B works with the large selection of Giga-tronics diode power sensors covering the 10 MHz to 50 GHz frequency range and power ranges from -70 dBm to +47 dBm.

The new Giga-tronics 8651B single-channel power meter and 8652B dual-channel power meter offer easy-to-use, high-performance RF and microwave power measurement, delivering outstanding performance and exceptional value. High dynamic range and peak (pulse) capability make this meter ideal for testing in Wireless communications and Defense electronics systems. The 8650B features LAN, USB, GPIB and serial interfaces.
The new 81305A Power Sensor offers 10 MHz to 50 GHz frequency range, wide dynamic range of -50 to +20 dBm, low VSWR and exceptional power linearity of 0.05 dB/dB from -50 dBm to 0 dBm and 0.10 dB/dB from 0 dBm to +15 dBm. Giga-tronics produces diode power sensors, including the 81305A, for high accuracy, fast speed and wide dynamic range.

Malcolm Levy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Giga-tronics, stated: "With the introduction of the 8650B power meter and 81305A power sensor, Gigatronics provides microwave signal generators, power meters and microwave power amplifiers covering 10 MHz to 50 GHz. The 8650B and 81305A are a key part of Giga-tronics continued commitment to innovation in microwave power measurement products."

Delivery is 6 to 8 weeks ARO. Please contact your Giga-tronics sales representative for pricing.

About Giga-tronics Incorporated:

Founded in 1980, Giga-tronics Incorporated is a publicly held company, traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "GIGA". Giga-tronics is a leading engineering and design manufacturer of best-in-class RF and microwave signal generators, power amplifiers, power meters, and USB power sensors and broadband switching matrices. Research and Development production and calibration managers, scientists, engineers and technicians around the world use Giga-tronics test equipment and realize higher productivity and greater ease of use in many applications: ATE systems, aerospace and defense communications and general component test. URL: www.gigatronics.com.

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