MP518B500 | diminuSys

diminuSys » MP518B500

500 MHz to 18 GHz wide-band tuner. A RF front-end with 500 MHz instantaneous output bandwidth for microwaves signal analysis and EMI, ELINT, SIGINT, COMINT applications. Ideated in USA, year of introduction 2014.

Reference market : professional

General :
Frequency coverage 500.0000 ~ 18000.0000 MHz
Tuning step 1 Hz
Receiver :
Output frequency (main) 1000 MHz
Output bandwidth (main) 500 MHz
Output frequency (aux 1) 900 MHz
Output frequency (aux 2) 120 MHz
Output frequency (aux 3) 21.4 MHz
Gain RF to IF from -40 dB to +20 dB
NF (Noise figure) 10.5 dB typ
OIP3 (3rd order output intercept point) +23 dBm
Synthesizer phase noise -105 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz (18 GHz)
Synthesizer settling time 150 us
Features :
Antenna SMA 50Ω field replaceable connectors
Output IF SMA 50Ω connectors
Power supply 9 ~ 36 VDC external
VAC with adapter included
Connections USB 3.0 (control interface)
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from 0°C to +40°C
Dimensions 104 (W) x 53 (H) x 220 (D) mm
Weight 652g

Description :

The MP518B500 is a portable, compact, microwave tuner for 0.5-18 GHz with an instantaneous output bandwidth of 500 MHz. The tuner operates via USB3.0 port with open architecture control of frequency, filter preselection, gain. Its wideband main output is centered at 1000 MHz with auxiliary, synchronous, outputs at 900 MHz, 120 MHz, 21,4 MHz for a diversity of markets and applications. This front-end is ideal for lab and field applications, including extension of old receiver up to microwave bands, EMI instruments upgrade to 18 GHz, ELINT, SIGINT, COMINT. The MP518B500 incorporates a sub-octave preselector filters bank with bypass mode (filter setup time 50 ns), a synthesizer with low noise and high tuning speed, 10 MHz internal frequency reference, easy Windows and Linux control.

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