Equipment and Components for the RF and Microwave industry

Low Loss Flexible
VNA Test Cables
ACV-CA40 & ACV-CA50 Series


  • Frequency DC-40GHz & DC-50GHz
  • Flexible and Crush Resistant
  • Abrasion Resistant Jacket
  • Excellent Phase Stability
  • Stock Availability
  • RoHS Compliant

 

AtlanTecRF's ACV series of flexible coaxial low loss VNA test cable assemblies are designed for general purpose use with laboratory and test equipment applications where low loss, flexibility, performance and affordability are key features.

Connectors are either 2.92mm or 2.4mm male with passivated stainless steel bodies.

Standard stock lengths range from 0.5 to 2.0 metres but custom cable lengths are also available to order up to 20 metres.

 General Specifications ACV-CA40 ACV-CA50
 Operating Frequency DC-40GHz DC-50GHz
 Connectors 2.92mm Male 2.4mm Male
 VSWR 1.30:1 max. 1.35:1 max.
 Amplitude Stability +/-0.03dB max. +/-0.05dB max.
 Phase Stability +/-5 deg max. +/-6 deg max.
 Attenuation 4.46dB/m 5.06dB/m
 Cable Impedance 50 Ohms
 Velocity of Propagation 76%
 Capacitance 138pF/m
 Insertion Loss Stability vs Flexure +/-0.05dB max.
 Phase Stability vs Temperature 1000ppm
 Shielding Effectiveness 90dB
 Voltage Withstand 1000V DC
 Operating Temperature -55 to +165C
 Storage Temperature -65 to +165C
 Cable Outside Diameter 6.4mm
 Cable Jacket FEP with a crush protection layer and braided outer Jacket
 Outer Conductor Silver Plated Copper Ribbon
 Cable Dielectric Low Density PTFE
 Centre Conductor Silver Plated Copper
 Bend Radius 40mm min
 Weight 34g/m

1. Centre Conductor : Silver Plated Copper
2. Dielectric core : LD PTFE
3. Outer Conductor : Silver Plated Copper Ribbon
4. Stable Layer : PTFE
5. Inner Braiding : SPC
6. Jacket : FEP
7. Crush Protection Layer
8. Braiding
9. PTFE Stable Gum
10. Braided Outer Jacket

 Part Number Length
(Metres)
Insertion Loss (dB) typ. VSWR (:1)
 2.92mm Male/2.92mm Male Connectors
 DC-40GHz
  12
GHz
18
GHz
26.5
GHz
40
GHz
40
GHz
12
GHz
18
GHz
26.5
GHz
40
GHz
50
GHz
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-0.5M 0.5 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.7   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-1.0M 1.0 1.9 2.3 2.8 3.3   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-1.5M 1.5 2.9 3.5 4.2 5.0   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-2.0M 2.0 3.8 4.6 5.6 6.6   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

Also available in inch lengths

 Part Number Length
(Inches)
Insertion Loss (dB) typ. VSWR (:1)
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-24

24

1.1 1.4 1.7 2.0   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-36 36 1.7 2.0 2.5 2.9   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA40-KMKM-48 48 2.3 2.8 3.4 4.0   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

Tolerance on cable length is +/-2.5mm (+/-0.1 inches)

 Part Number Length
(Metres)
Insertion Loss (dB) typ. VSWR (:1)
 2.4mm Male/2.4mm Male Connectors
 DC-50GHz
  12
GHz
18
GHz
26.5
GHz
40
GHz
50
GHz
12
GHz
18
GHz
26.5
GHz
40
GHz
50
GHz
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-0.5M 0.5 1.0 1.3 1.5 1.8 1.9 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-1.0M 1.0 1.9 2.5 3.0 3.5 3.8 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-1.5M 1.5 2.9 3.8 4.5 5.3 5.7 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-2.0M 2.0 3.8 5.0 6.0 7.0 7.6 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2

Also available in inch lengths

 Part Number Length
(Inches)
Insertion Loss (dB) typ. VSWR (:1)
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-24 24 1.1 1.5 1.8 2.1   1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-36 36 1.7 2.2 2.7 3.1   1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2
 ACV-CA50-2.4M2.4M-48 48 2.3 3.08 3.6 4.2   1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2

Tolerance on cable length is +/-2.5mm (+/-0.1 inches)

Frequency
(GHz)

Power Handling
Typical values @ 40C
(Watts) CW
12 115
18 93
26.5 76
40 61
50 57

We reserve the right to change standard product specifications without notice but will be pleased to consider control drawings for quotation.

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