PWR-6G USB Smart Power Sensor

USB Smart Power Sensor
50Ω
PWR-6G
-30 dBm to +20 dBm, 1MHz to 6000 MHz
The Big Deal
• Low cost
• USB HID device compatible with
32 Bit operating system
• Includes “Measurement Application” GUI
(Graphical User Interface) software with an
API-DLL com object
Installation CD
CASE STYLE: JL1504
Product Overview
The Mini-Circuits PWR-6G Smart Power Sensor is a pocket-sized, 4.89” x 1.74” x 0.95”, precision test USB HID
device (no driver installation required) that turns a Windows ® PC into a power meter. All specifications provided
in the data sheet apply to continuous wave (CW) signals. Each unit is shipped with our N-to-SMA adapter and a
quick-locking USB cable for reliable connectivity. Native software and detailed user guides are provided on the
included CD, or can be downloaded from minicircuits.com anywhere an internet connection is available, providing
a full range of data analysis options.
Key Features
Feature
Advantages
USB HID (Human Interface Device)
Plug-and-Play (no need to install driver for the device).
GUI Measurement Application
Software built-in
Enables the user to perform measurements on RF components such as Couplers, Filters, Amplifiers
etc. and displays numerical data and graphs .
32 Bit operating system
Compatible with Windows ® operating system.
No calibration required before taking
measurement
The PWR-6G does not require any reference signal for calibration.
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and performance data contained herein are based on Mini-Circuit’s applicable established test performance criteria and measurement instructions. 3. The parts covered by this specification sheet are subject to
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Wide Dynamic Range
USB Smart Power Sensor
50Ω
PWR-6G
1 MHz to 6000 MHz
Product Features
• Wide bandwidth, 1 to 6000 MHz
• 50 dB Dynamic Range, -30 to +20 dBm
• Good VSWR, 1.1:1 typ.
• Automatic frequency calibration & temperature compensation
• Multi-sensor capability (up to 24)
• Built in Application Measurement Software
• Remote operation via internet
• Effective, easy-to-use Windows® GUI
• ActiveX com object and .Net class library for use with other
software: C++, C#, CVI®, Delphi®, LabVIEW® 8 or newer,
MATLAB® 7 or newer, Python, Agilent VEE®, Visual Basic®,
Visual Studio® 6 or newer, and more1
•
Installation CD
Case Style: JL1504
Model No.
Description
Price
USB smart Power Sensor $695.00 ea.
PWR-6G
Included Accessories
PWR-SEN-6G
Power Sensor Head
USB-CBL+
6 ft data cable (USB TYpe-A Plug)
N-Type (F) to SMA(M) Adapter
NF-SM50+
PWR-SEN-CD
Installation CD
Typical Applications
• Turn almost any Windows PC into a Power Meter
• Pocket-sized portability for benchtop testing anywhere
• Remote location monitoring
• Automatic, scheduled data collection
• Evaluate high-power, multi-port devices with built-in
virtual couplers/attenuators & other software tools
Qty.
(1-4)
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1
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RoHS Compliant
See our web site for RoHS Compliance
methodologies and qualifications
Mini-Circuits Power Meter Program for Smart USB Power Sensor
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Windows, Visual Basic, and Visual Studio are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus
Torvalds. LabVIEW and CVI are registered trademarks of National Instruments Corp. Delphi is a registered trademark of Codegear LLC. MATLAB is a registered trademark of
MathWorks, Inc. Agilent VEE is a registered trademark of Agilent Technologies, Inc. Neither Mini-Circuits nor the Mini-Circuits PWR-6G are affiliated with or endorsed by the
owners of the above referenced trademarks.
Mini-Circuits and the Mini-Circuits logo are registered trademarks of Scientific Components Corporation.
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Rev. H
M132824
EDR-9950/3
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PWR-6G
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and performance data contained herein are based on Mini-Circuit’s applicable established test performance criteria and measurement instructions. 3. The parts covered by this specification sheet are subject to
Mini-Circuits standard limited warranty and terms and conditions (collectively, “Standard Terms”); Purchasers of this part are entitled to the rights and benefits contained therein. For a full statement of the Standard 120808
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PWR-6G
USB Power Sensor
Electrical Specifications (CW) 2, -30 dBm to +20 dBm, 1 to 6000 MHz
Freq. Range
(MHz)
Min.
Typ.
Max.
Units
Dynamic Range
1 - 6000
-30
-
+20
dBm
VSWR
1 - 6000
-
1.1
1.3
:1
1 - 3000
-
± 0.10
± 0.30
dB
3000 - 6000
-
± 0.15
± 0.30
dB
1 - 3000
-
± 0.15
± 0.30
dB
3000 - 6000
-
± 0.15
± 0.30
dB
1 - 3000
-
± 0.20
± 0.40
dB
3000 - 6000
-
± 0.20
± 0.40
dB
1 - 3000
-
± 0.25
-
dB
3000 - 6000
-
± 0.25
-
dB
1 - 3000
-
± 0.20
-
dB
3000 - 6000
-
± 0.20
-
dB
1 - 3000
-
± 0.35
-
dB
3000 - 6000
-
± 0.30
-
dB
Parameter
@ -30 to +5 dBm
Uncertainty of
Power Measurement
@ 25ºC
@ +5 to +12 dBm
@ +12 to +20 dBm
@ -30 to +5 dBm
Uncertainty of
Power Measurement
@ 0ºC to 50ºC
@ +5 to +12 dBm
@ +12 to +20 dBm
Linearity @ 25ºC
1 - 6000
-
±3.0
-
%
Measurement Resolution
1 - 6000
0.01
-
-
dB
Averaging Range
1 - 6000
1
-
999
-
Measurement Speed 3
1 - 6000
-
150
-
mSec
Current (via host USB)
1 - 6000
-
40
70
mA
System Requirements
Parameter
Requirements
Interface
USB HID 3
Host operating system
32 Bit operating system: Windows 98 ®, Windows XP ®, Windows Vista ®, Windows 7 ®
Hardware
Pentium ® II or higher, USB port, RAM 256 Mb
USB cable (supplied)
Power sensor to be used with the supplied USB cable only
Note 2: All specifications apply to continuous wave (CW) signals.
Note 3: Up to S/N 11010XXXXXX, Measurement Speed is 300 mSec typ. and interface is USB 1.1/USB 2.0 (not USB HID).
Absolute Maximum Ratings
Parameter
Operating Temperature
Ratings
0°C to 50°C
Storage Temperature
-30°C to 70°C
DC Voltage at RF port
15V
CW Power
+27 dBm
Permanent damage may occur if any of these limits are exceeded.
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and performance data contained herein are based on Mini-Circuit’s applicable established test performance criteria and measurement instructions. 3. The parts covered by this specification sheet are subject to
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PWR-6G
USB Power Sensor
Typical Performance Curves
VSWR
O
UNCERTAINTY OF POWER [email protected] 25 C
0.4
1.25
UNCERTAINTY (dB)
1.20
VSWR (:1)
-30 dBm
-20 dBm
-10 dBm
0 dBm
+10 dBm
+20 dBm
0.3
1.15
1.10
0°C
1.05
+25°C
+50°C
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
-0.3
1.00
0
1000
2000
3000
4000
FREQUENCY (MHz)
5000
0
6000
1000
2000
3000
4000
FREQUENCY (MHz)
5000
6000
LINEARITY @ 25OC
7.0
5.0
LINEARITY (%)
3.0
1.0
-1.0
-3.0
-30 to 0 dBm
-5.0
0 to +20 dBm
-7.0
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0
1000
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2000
3000
4000
5000
6000
FREQUENCY (MHz)
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Note 4: Power sensor to be used with the supplied USB cable only.
Note 4
Outline Dimensions ( inch
mm )
A
B
C
D
E
WT.
GRAMS
4.89
124.2
1.74
44.2
.95
24.1
3.50
88.9
72.0
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250
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and performance data contained herein are based on Mini-Circuit’s applicable established test performance criteria and measurement instructions. 3. The parts covered by this specification sheet are subject to
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PWR-6G
USB Power Sensor
Warranty
For a full statement of the limited warranty offered by Mini-Circuits for the PWR-6G and the non-exclusive license
for the software provided with the PWR-6G and the exclusive rights and remedies thereunder, together with MiniCircuit’s limitations of warranties and limitation of liability, please refer to Mini-Circuits User Guide for the PWR-6G
and Mini-Circuits standard terms of sale found on its standard purchase order acknowledgment form, which are
incorporated herein by reference. If you do not have these documents, please contact a Mini-Circuits representative
and these documents will be provided promptly. Alternatively, for a copy of Mini-Circuits’ standard terms of sale, visit
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THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS”, AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY WAIVED.
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Model
Description
PWR-6G
USB Smart Power Sensor
Included Accessories
Description
PWR-SEN-6G
Power Sensor Head
USB-CBL+5
6 ft data cable with USB Type-A plug connector
NF-SM50+
N-Type Female to SMA Male Adapter.
PWR-SEN-CD
Installation CD
Note 5: Power sensor to be used with the supplied USB cable only.
Calibration
Model
Description
CALSEN-6G
Calibration Service
Click Here
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