Keysight Agilent HP 8496B

8496G (Agilent) 18GHz Manual Step Attenuator


The Keysight Agilent HP 8496B is one of our refurbished Manual Step Attenuators.

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Keysight Agilent HP 8496B Features:

  • Frequency range: dc to 18 GHz
  • Attenuation range: 0 to 110 dB, 10 dB steps
  • Insertion loss at 0 dB: 0.6 dB + 0.09 dB/GHz
  • Maximum SWR: 1.5 to 8 GHz, 1.6 to 12.4 GHz, 1.9 to 18 GHz
  • Repeatability life: 0.03 dB maximum, 5 million cycles per section
  • Maximum RF input power: 1 W (average), 100 W (peak)
  • Connector type: choice of Type-N female, SMA female, APC-7

The Keysight Agilent HP 8496B is a Manual Step Attenuator that offers exceptional repeatability and reliability. Attenuation is provided in 10 dB steps from 0 to 110 dB. Precision gold-plated leaf springs ensure long life (over 5 million cycles) and very high attenuator repeatability (typically 0.01 dB). To improve measurement accuracy, NIST traceable data (SWR and attenuation) is available as Option 890. Custom step attenuator/switch combinations are possible. The Keysight Agilent HP 11716A/B/C interconnect kits provide quick connection of Keysight Agilent HP 8494/5/6/7 1 dB and 10 dB step attenuators in series for greater dynamic range with 1 dB steps.

Keysight Agilent HP 8496B - Option Descriptions