Portable Test solutions

Software-controlled building blocks in-stock for automation of lab and production test environments.

  • Flexible USB, Ethernet, SPI & I2C mechanical and solid state switch arrays and matrices
  • Single & multi-channel programmable attenuators
  • Cost-effective signal generators, instrument amplifiers and power sensors
  • User-Friendly Control Software

Rapid growth in the number and variety of wireless applications and connected devices in the market has driven the need for more innovative, and highly customized test solutions. Customers are lookingfor equipment to multiplex application-specific test systems across multiple DUTs, which requires signal routing, distribution and conditioning functions in a variety of configurations.

Mini-Circuits offers 4 different families of Test Solutions: 

Portable | Rack Mounted | Modular Matrices | Custom

At Mini-Circuits, our experience in the test space has evolved according to the needs of our customers, following a progression from test accessories like cables, adapters, and attenuators, to benchtop programmable test modules, to modular and fully customized rack-mountable systems. The diversity of customer test requirements has led us to build our business in this area around principles ofcompetence, flexibility, and speed.Customers are looking to the industry to partner with them to define the test solution for their needs. This requires the competence and expertise of our applications engineers to understand customers’ needs and develop a clear system definition. The specifications for these solutions are usually being definedconcurrently with the design process, which requires our organization to be agile in design and fabrication of a wide range of unique, user-defined solutions in a very short period of time.The turnaround time on these test systems directly affects customers’ time to market, so they’re depending on us to deliver a tailored solution, fast. To support speed and flexibility, we have capitalized on a building-block approach to developing custom equipment for each customer’s unique needs. Ourwealth and variety of components and subassemblies in stock allows us to create integrated assemblies for a wide range of custom specifications with exceptionally fast turnaround times.Mini-Circuits can help improve efficiency and save cost for your test setup. Reach out tocontact for information about anything you see here or any unique requirementsyou might have. We’re here to support you!

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Programmable Attenuators | USB / SPI / Ethernet / RS232 | 1 MHz to 30 GHz | 0 to 120 dB

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Control Interface Number of Channels F Low (MHz) F High (MHz) Attenuation Range (dB), Typ Attenuation Step (dB), Typ Insertion Loss (0 dB Setting) (dB), Max Attenuation Accuracy (dB), Typ Max Input Power (dBm) IP3 (dB), Typ
1 RC4DAT-6G-60 QE2249_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 4 1 6.000 63 0,25 7,50 ± 0.6 23 53
2 RC4DAT-6G-95 QE2249_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 4 1 6.000 95 0,25 10,00 ± 0.4 20 54
3 RC4DAT-6G-30 QE2249_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 4 1 6.000 30 0,25 5,00 ± 0.35 23 53
4 RCDAT-30G-30 MS2523_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 100 30.000 30 0,50 16,00 ± 0.8 24 38
5 RCDAT-3000-63W2 MS2065_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 50 3.000 63 1,00 7,50 ± 0.4 33 54
6 RCDAT-4000-120 MS1897_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 1 4.000 120 0,25 10,50 ± 0.5 20 53
7 RCDAT-6000-30 MS1897_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 1 6.000 30 0,25 5,00 ± 0.4 20 56
8 RCDAT-6000-60 MS1897_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 1 6.000 60 0,25 7,50 ± 0.3 20 55
9 RCDAT-6000-90 MS1897_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 1 6.000 90 0,25 10,00 ± 0.4 20 54
10 RCDAT-6000-110 MS1897_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet 1 1 6.000 110 0,25 11,50 ± 0.45 20 53

Rack Mount Mechanical Switches | USB / Ethernet | DC to 26.5 GHz

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Switch Type Control Interfaces Number of Switches F. Low (GHz) F. High (GHz) Insertion Loss (dB), Typ. Isolation (dB), Typ. VSWR (:1), Typ. RF Power (W), Max.
1 ZTRC-4SPDT-A26 19″ Rack Chassis SPDT USB & Ethernet 4 DC 26,50 0,25 80 1,20 20
2 ZTRC-4SPDT-A18 19″ Rack Chassis SPDT USB & Ethernet 4 DC 18,00 0,25 80 1,20 20
3 ZTRC-8SPDT-A18 19″ Rack Chassis SPDT USB & Ethernet 8 DC 18,00 0,25 80 1,20 20
4 ZTRC-8SPDT-A26 19″ Rack Chassis SPDT USB & Ethernet 8 DC 26,50 0,25 80 1,20 20

Mechanical Absorptive Switches | USB / Ethernet | DC to 40 GHz

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Switch Type Control Interfaces Number of Switches F. Low (GHz) F. High (GHz) Insertion Loss (dB), Typ. Isolation (dB), Typ. VSWR (:1), Typ. RF Power (W), Max.
1 RC-1SP4T-A18 MR1853_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP4T USB & Ethernet 1 DC 18 0,25 80 1,20 20
2 RC-1SP6T-A12 PF2320_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP6T USB & Ethernet 1 DC 12 0,20 90 1,20 20
3 RC-1SPDT-A18 LM1848_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SPDT USB & Ethernet 1 DC 18 0,25 80 1,20 20
4 RC-2MTS-18 SH2618_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Transfer Switch USB & Ethernet 2 DC 18 0,20 86 1,15 10
5 RC-2SP4T-A18 MR1937_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP4T USB & Ethernet 2 DC 18 0,25 80 1,20 20
6 RC-2SP4T-40 MR2616_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP4T USB & Ethernet 2 DC 40 0,30 80 1,30 20
7 RC-2SP6T-A12 PF2018_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP6T USB & Ethernet 2 DC 12 0,20 90 1,20 20
8 RC-2SP6T-26 PF2675_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP6T USB & Ethernet 2 DC 265 0,25 90 1,35 20
9 RC-2SPDT-A18 LM1849_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SPDT USB & Ethernet 2 DC 18 0,25 80 1,20 20
10 RC-3SPDT-A18 LM1850_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SPDT USB & Ethernet 3 DC 18 0,25 80 1,20 20

Solid State Absorptive Switches | USB / SPI / I²C / TTL | DC to 8 GHz

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Switch Type Control Interface Number of Switches F. Low (MHz) F. High (MHz) Insertion Loss (dB), Typ Isolation (dB), Typ VSWR (:1), Typ Transition Time (usec), Typ Supply Voltage (V), Typ Max Input Power (W)
1 SPI-SP8T-6G PM2656_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP8T SPI 1 1 6.000 4,00 90 1,25 6,00 5-24 0,50
2 SPI-SP10T-63 PM2137_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP10T SPI 1 1 6.000 4,00 90 1,25 6,00 12-24 0,50
3 U2C-1SP2T-63VH NR2563_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SPDT USB / I²C / SPI 1 10 6.000 4,00 110 1,30 0,70 USB (5V) or 12-24 2,00
4 U2C-1SP4T-63H RB2502_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP4T USB / I²C 1 2 6.000 3,70 80 1,25 0,20 5 1,00
5 USB-1SP16T-83H RB2574_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP16T USB / TTL 1 1 8.000 7,50 100 1,30 5,00 USB (5V) 1,00
6 USB-1SP8T-63H QM2470_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP8T USB 1 10 6.000 4,00 80 1,25 0,20 USB (5V) 1,00
7 USB-2SP2T-DCH QM2468_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SPDT USB 2 0 8.000 1,40 50 1,20 10,00 USB (5V) 3,15
8 USB-2SP4T-63H QM2605_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP4T USB 2 10 6.000 2,50 85 1,30 5,00 USB (5V) 1,00
9 USB-4SP2T-63H QM2469_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SPDT USB 4 10 6.000 2,00 80 1,25 0,20 USB (5V) 1,00
10 USB-SP4T-63 NR1982_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ SP4T USB 1 1 6.000 1,00 50 1,20 3,00 USB (5V) 0,50

Rack-Mount High Power Amplifiers | 0.02 to 6 GHz

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style F Low (MHz) F High (MHz) Gain (dB) Typ. Output Power at 1 dB Comp. (dBm), Typ. Max. Input Power (No Damage) (dBm) NF (dB) Typ. IP3 (dBm) Typ. Input VSWR (:1) Typ. Output VSWR (:1) Typ.
1 HPA-25W-272+ NG1942-1_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 20 2.700 50 38 5 10,00 50 1,30 2,50
2 HPA-50W-63+ NG1942_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 700 6.000 56 43 5 12,00 50 2,50 3,50
3 HPA-100W-63+ NG1942_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 2.500 6.000 58 43 5 15,00 50 2,50 2,50
4 HPA-272+ NG1942_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ 700 2.700 48 49 7 8,20 55 1,30 1,30

Power Sensors | USB / Ethernet | 9 kHz to 8 GHz | -45 to +20 dBm

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Control Sensor Type Impedance (Ω) F. Low (MHz) F. High (MHz) Input Power (dBm), Min Input Power (dBm), Max Dynamic Range (dB), Typ Measurement Speed (ms)
1 PWR-2.5GHS-75 JL1337_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB CW 75 0,10 2.500 -30,00 20 50 30
2 PWR-4GHS JL1504_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB CW 50 0,01 4.000 -30,00 20 50 30
3 PWR-6GHS JL1504_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB CW 50 1,00 6.000 -30,00 20 50 30
4 PWR-6LGHS JL2169_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB CW 50 50,00 6.000 -45,00 10 55 30
5 PWR-6LRMS-RC JL1941_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet RMS 50 50,00 6.000 -45,00 10 55 30
6 PWR-6RMS-RC JL1941_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet RMS 50 50,00 6.000 -35,00 20 55 30
7 PWR-8P-RC JL2441_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet Peak & Avg. 50 10,00 8.000 -60,00 20 80 2
8 PWR-8FS JL1504_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB CW 50 1,00 8.000 -30,00 20 50 10
9 PWR-8GHS JL1504_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB CW 50 1,00 8.000 -30,00 20 50 30
10 PWR-8GHS-RC JL1941_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB & Ethernet CW 50 1,00 8.000 -30,00 20 50 30

Frequency Counters | USB | 1 MHz to 6 GHz

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Control Sensor Type F. Low (MHz) F. High (MHz) Input Power (dBm), Min. Input Power (dBm), Max. Dynamic Range (dB), Typ Freq. Sample Time (Sec), Min, Freq. Sample Time (Sec), Max.
1 UFC-6000 LJ1577_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D__x000D_ USB CW 1 6.000 -28,00 13 41 0,10 3

Signal Generators | USB / Ethernet | 250 kHz to 6.4 GHz

wdt_ID Model Number DataSheet Control Interfaces Freq. (MHz), Min. Freq. (MHz), Max. Power (dBm), Min. Power (dBm), Max. Frequency Resolution (Hz), Min. Power Resolution (dB), Nom. Harmonics & Sub-Harmonics (dBc), Typ. Non-Harmonic Spurious (dBc) @ 100 kHz Step, Typ. Phase Noise (dBc/Hz) SSB @ 100 Hz Offset,Typ. Phase Noise (dBc/Hz) SSB @ 1 kHz Offset,Typ. Phase Noise (dBc/Hz) SSB @ 10 kHz Offset,Typ. Phase Noise (dBc/Hz) SSB @ 100 kHz Offset,Typ. Settling Time (mSec), Typ. Ext. Ref (MHz)
1 SSG-6000RC USB & Ethernet 25 6.000 -65,00 14 3 0,25 -52,00 -72,00 -82,00 -96,00 -99,00 -102,00 1,50 10
2 SSG-6001RC USB & Ethernet 1 6.000 -70,00 15 3 0,25 -65,00 -73,00 -92,00 -108,00 -112,00 -119,00 2,00 10

SPI Converters | USB & RS232

wdt_ID Model Number DataSheet Control SPI Port SPI Transmission Rate (kbit / s) Communication RS232 Baud Rate (bps)
1 RS232/USB-SPI USB / RS232 RJ45 330 Bi-Directional 9.600
2 RS232/USB-SPI-N USB / RS232 Digital Snap-Fit 330 Bi-Directional 9.600

Input / Output Control Boxes | USB | LVTTL / TTL / Relay

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Control LVTTL / TTL Digital Inputs LVTTL / TTL Digital Outputs High Voltage Digital Inputs (32V Max) High Voltage Digital Outputs (24V) Relays Max Relay Load (per Relay)
1 USB-I/O-16D8R LE1562_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB 16 / 8 / 0 0 / 8 /16 0 0 8 1A @ 24VDC / 0.5A @ 125VAC
2 USB-I/O-8DRV LE1562_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ USB 8 / 0 0 / 8 8 0 8 1A @ 24VDC / 0.5A @ 125VAC

SMA Wrenches

wdt_ID Model Number Datasheet Case Style Description Length (in)
1 HT-2-SMA MY-1E-004_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Extended SMA Wrench to reach SMA connectors in tight spaces 2,50
2 HT-4-SMA MY-1E-005_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Extended SMA Wrench to reach SMA connectors in tight spaces 4,00

Torque Wrench

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Case Style Description Torque (in-lbs) Connector Type
1 TRQ-516-08 MY2727 Break-over Torque Wrench 8 in-lbs 8 SMA, 1.85mm, 2.4mm, 2.92mm, 3.5mm

Precision Connector Gages

wdt_ID Model Number datasheet Description Connector Type Indicator Type Interface Measurement Compliance Gauge Resolution (inch) Gauge Calibration Accuracy (inch) Gauge Repeatability (inch)
1 ACUDIAL-N Set of two dial gages to check correctness of interface mating dimensions of pin from Ref plane Of” N” male and female connector N Dial MIL-PRF-39012 Class 2 0,00 0,00 0,00
2 ACUDIAL-BNCTNC Set of four dial gages to check correctness of interface mating dimensions of pin and dielectric from Ref plane of “BNC” and “TNC” male and female connectors BNC and TNC Dial MIL-PRF-39012 Class 2 0,00 0,00 0,00
3 ACUDIAL-SMA Set of four dial gages to check correctness of interface mating dimensions of pin and dielectric from Ref plane of “SMA” male and female connector SMA Dial MIL-PRF-39012 Class 2 0,00 0,00 0,00

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