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PTS 160 FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZER

  • 0.1 MHz to 160 MHz
  • +3 to +13 dBm output
  • choice of resolution
  • very low phase noise
  • fast switching, 5-20 µs
  • fully programmable, BCD or GPIB
  • modular flexibility, remote-only versions
  • low power consumption, high reliability
  • 7 decades of DDS resolution available
    (with phase-continuous switching)

 

NOTE:  PTS 160 shown for illustration in "B" cabinet. Consult catalog for full cabinet style listing and mechanical specifications.


SPECIFICATIONS
 
Frequency Range: 0.100 000 0 MHz to 159.999 999 9 MHz
  Resolution: 0.1 Hz to 100 KHz, optional in decades
  Accuracy: same as frequency standard
  Control: manual by 10-position dial;
    remote by TTL-level parallel entry BCD or GPIB (optional)
 
Switching Time   (to within 0.1 radian at new frequency)
  100 MHz - 10 MHz digit: 20 µseconds
  1 MHz - 0.1 Hz digit: 5 µseconds
 
Output Level: +3 to +13 dbm (1V max, 50 Ω ), metered in dBm and volts (rms)
  Flatness: 0.5 dB
  Impedance: 50 Ω 
  Control: manual by front panel control; remote by analog voltage
 
Spurious   (at full power output, + 13 dBm)
Outputs Discrete: -75 dBc
  Harmonics: -35 dBc at full output (-40 dBc at lower level)
  Phase Noise: -63 dBc (0.5 Hz to 15 KHz) including effects of internal standard
  £ (1Hz): 100 Hz/ -105 dBc, 1 KHz/ -115 dBc, 10 KHz/-123 dBc, 100 KHz/ -127 dBc
  Noise Floor: -135 dBc/Hz
 
Frequency Internal: OCXO or TCXO
Standard   3x10-9/day 1x10-8/day
    1x10-8/0-50 C 1x10-6/0-50 C
    1x10-6/year 2x10-6/year
  External Drive: 10 MHz, 0.4 Vrms into 300 Ω ; 5 MHz, 0.5 Vrms into 300 Ω 
  Aux. Output: 10.000 MHz, 0.4 Vrms into 50 Ω 
    (Note: internal or external standard required for operation)
 
General Operating Ambient: 0 - 55 C, 95% R.H.
  Power: 105 - 125V, 50 - 400 Hz, 40W (100, 220, 240V optional)
  Dimensions: 19 x 5.25 x 18 inches (relay rack or bench cabinet)
  Weight: 35 lbs.
 
For units equipped with a DDS-TLU option, specifications are modified as follows:
DDS Option: H K 
Phase-Continuous 100 KHz thru 0.1 Hz digits 10 KHz thru 0.1 Hz digits
Switching Range (~1 MHz bandwidth) (~100 KHz bandwidth)
 
Frequency Resolution: 0.1 Hz 0.1 Hz
Optional Phase Rotation: 0 - 360 in .36 steps N/A
 
Switching Time (within phase-continuous range) < 1 µs transient, 2 µs delay
 
Spurious Discrete: -65 dBc -75 dBc
Outputs Phase Noise: -63 dBc -63 dBc
 
Pricing (USA domestic) $5,000 (100 KHz resolution) to $6,850 (0.1 Hz resolution) plus any other options.

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