Live Chat with Tek representatives. Available 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST.
Ultra-Broadband DC Block
The products on this datasheet are no longer being sold by Tektronix. Contact Technical Support for alternative products View Tektronix Encore for used test equipment Check support and warranty status for these products Find more support information for these products
The PSPL5509 DC Block is an ultra-broadband inner conductor DC block with a flat frequency response over many decades up to 50 GHz. It is available in a choice of 2.92 mm or 2.4 mm connectors.
Key performance specifications
- 7 kHz to 50 GHz Bandwidth
- 5 ps Rise time
- 1 dB Insertion Loss to 40 GHz
The following figure shows the Insertion Loss from 40 MHz to 50 GHz (2.4 mm connectors).
The following figure shows the Group Delay from 40 MHz to 50 GHz (2.4 mm connectors).
The following figure shows the Return Loss from 40 MHz to 50 GHz (2.4 mm connectors).
The following figure shows the step response to a 15 ps rise time input at 10 ps/div.
|Voltage||16 V maximum|
|Insertion Loss |
(all connector types)
(2.4 mm only)
|<1 dB typical, f < 40 GHz |
2 dB maximum at 40 GHz
3 dB maximum at 50 GHz
|Low Frequency (-3 dB)||7 kHz|
|Rise time (10% - 90%)||5.1 ps|
|Return Loss||See Typical performance|
35.1 x 15.9 x 7.9 mm
36.7 x 15.9 x 7.9 mm
1Parameters listed are typical values. The maximum and minimum limits for insertion loss are guaranteed.
- DC Block
Two options are required, a voltage option and a connector option.
- PSPL5509 16V
- 16 V blocking voltage
- PSPL5509 240JP
- 2.4 mm connectors jack (f) & plug (m)
- PSPL5509 292JP
- 2.92 mm connectors jack (f) & plug (m)