Dual channels (two trombones) operating independently side by side. Up to 625.0 ps delay each channel for differential signals.
The PDL-200A combines dual electro-mechanical trombones separately and in parallel to offer 0 to 625.0 ps of total delay in each channel of a dual channel unit. In one single unit, the PDL-200A offers the same resolution (to 0.50 ps step size) as the PDL-100A while doubling the number of chanels as needed for diferential signals. the total delay range of the instrument. The PDL-200A is equivalent to two PDL-100A’s in parallel but in half the size and with only one unit to command and control.
For demanding applications where completely wideband passive delay is required across the entire signal path, the PDL-200A offers industry leading performance.
The PDL-200A’s high-resolution delay line based on the Electro-Mechanical Trombone delay line structure has a total delay range from 0 to 625 ps and bandwidth from DC to 18 Ghz. An internal stepper motor produces precise delay steps with a resolution to 0.5 ps when operated in series connected mode. The patented Mechanical Trombone design has an outstanding operational lifetime of 500,000 operations, and an absolute accuracy of 0.1%, ± 0.2 ps.
PDL-200A Models and CPDL-200A Comparison
|PDL-200A - 625 ps||PDL-200A - 1.25 ns||CPDL-200A - 1.25 ns|
|Dual Channel||Single Channel||Dual Channel|
|625 ps (each channel)||1.25 ns (one channel)||1.25 ns (one channel)|
|Trombones operate in parallel and independently||Trombone placed in-series and operates as one unit with total extended range to 1.25 ns||Trombones operate in parallel and independently with extended range|
PDL-200A Models Specifications
|PDL-200A 625 ps||PDL-200A 1.25 ns|
|Delay Type||Electro-mechanical Trombone||Electro-mechanical Trombone|
|Configuration||Dual Channel||Single Channel|
|Resolution||0.50 ps||0.50 ps|
|Delay Range||0 to 625.0 ps per channel/trombone unit||0 to 1.25 ns|
|Total Phase Shift Resolution per 1.0 GHz||225° at 625 ps / 0.18°||450° at 1.25 ns / 0.18°|
|Frequency Range||DC to 18.0 GHz||DC to 18.0 GHz|
|Data Rate||DC to 40 Gb/s DC||DC to 40 Gb/s DC|
|Delay at 0 ns||1.60 ns||3.30 ns|
|Connectivity||GPIB (IEEE 488.2), Ethernet TCP/IP, RS-232||GPIB (IEEE 488.2), Ethernet TCP/IP, RS-232|
|Power Handling||10W CW, 50W peak||10W CW, 50W peak|
|Repeatability||0.03 ps SD||0.03 ps SD|
|Recommended Service Interval||500K operations||500K operations|
|Maximum Settling Time||1500 ms||1500 ms|
|Recommended Operating Temperature||+10° C to 30° C.||+10° C to 30° C.|
|Absolute Accuracy||0.1%, 0.03 ps SD||0.1%, 0.03 ps SD|
|Physical Dimensions (approx)||13.375" L x 12.875" W x 5.625" H||13.375" L x 12.875" W x 5.625" H|
|Physical Weight||7.3 kg+||7.3 kg+|
MT-100A provides convenient LCD display and numeric keypad entry for manual control of desired delay.
RMO-1 19" RACKMOUNT KIT
RMO-1 rack mount kit option to mount delay line instrument chassis into a standard 19" rack.
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