CS-5770 Microwave Upconverter

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Features & Benefits

  • 0.5 to 20 GHz output range
  • Rack mount chassis (½ rack 2U)
  • Low group delay (5 nsec)
  • Optional level control (100 dB)
  • Low phase noise (0.5 deg RMS typical)
  • GHz IF input standard
  • Optional pulse modulation
  • Optional 70/ 140/160 MHz IF input



Input Frequency Range

1 GHz standard

70/140/160 optional

Maximum Input Signal Level

+0 dBm max (no damage)


Output Frequency

0.5–20 GHz range (standard)


Rated Output Signal Level

+10 dBm max


Output Harmonics

-30 dBc max (0 dBm output)


Output Attenuator

70 dB / 10 dB steps Opt 4a

100 dB / 1 dB steps Opt 4b

IF-RF Gain

10 ± 1.5 dB


IF/RF Gain Flatness

1.5 dB p-p over 80 % of BW


LO Re-Radiation

-75 dBm max


CW Tuning Resolution

100 Hz


Sweep Tuning Characteristics:



            F1 / F2 Tuning Resolution

10 MHz


            Minimum Sweep Width



            Minimum Sweep Rate



            Maximum Sweep Rate

10 sec


Frequency Stability



            Over Temperature Range

±3 x 10-7 max



5 x 10-9/day after 15-minute warm-up


Integrated Phase Noise (100 Hz–10 MHz)

0.5º RMS typical

0.75º RMS max


SSB Phase Noise

Freq Offset

Phase Noise (typical)


100 Hz

-70 dBc/Hz


1000 Hz

-75 dBc/Hz


10 kHz

-90 dBc/Hz


100 kHz

-102 dBc/Hz


1 MHz

-125 dBc/Hz


10 MHz

-135 dBc/Hz

Group Delay

5 ns over 200 MHz segment (1 GHz)

5 ns over 60 MHz segment (160 MHz, Option 1)

VSWR (input)

50 ohms, 2.5:1 max





            IF Input(1 GHz)

SMA female


            IF Input(70/140/160 MHz)

BNC female (Option 1)


            IF Output (1 GHz)

SMA female (Option 1)


            RF Output

SMA female


Function Controls

Local (front panel) manual or remote external RS-232/422 interface: input/output frequency, attenuation/gain, BITE monitoring

IEEE-488 (Option 3a)

Ethernet (Option 3b)


Power supply voltages, temperature, phase-lock status, phase-lock tuning voltages, service hours, on/off cycles, software version


Physical Specs

Size/ Dimensions

3.5 x 8.5 x 21 in (8.9 x 21.6 x 53.5 cm) excludes handles and connectors


19 lb (8.5 kg) max

EMI Shielding

Designed to meet MIL-STD-461, RE-02, CS-03 (Performance not guaranteed


Operating Temperature

0 to +50º C

Storage Temperature

40 to +85º C


Forced air


20-95% non-condensing

Input Power

140 W max

Input Voltage

90–260 VAC, 47–440 Hz,

Typical System

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