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10 W 6 dB attenuator DC-4 GHz N male to N female


SPINNER attenuators offer outstanding electrical and mechanical properties

The modular SPINNER system for attenuators offers you great flexibility in the selection of your components. It allows you to combine power, attenuation and connectors according to your individual requirements. The advantages are obvious: cost savings through standardisation and reliable technical quality.

The 10 W 6 dB attenuator DC-4 GHz N male to N female is placed into the signal path and reduces the amplitude of the input signal by 6 dB. This reduces the output power and protects the transmitter of your installation from the effects of excessive power. You can individually combine your attenuator and adapt it to the requirements of your local installation.

When used for in-building installation, a 10 W 6 dB attenuator DC-4 GHz N male to N female allows you to ensure continuous power and power radiation of your antennas within your building.

Outstanding RF characteristics, best possible passive intermodulation and VSWR

The attenuator enables you to transmit high-frequency signals reliably and flawlessly with optimum protection of your sensitive equipment in a power range up to 10 W.

The attenuator offers on one side an interface N male and on the other side an interface N female.

SPINNER attenuators can be mounted vertically or horizontally. Only in a few cases a certain orientation is required for a product and therefore explicitely stated in our product data sheets.

The 10 W 6 dB attenuator DC-4 GHz N male to N female is cooled passively by convection i.e. the heat dissipation via the cooling fins. Due to the flexible mounting options, optimum air circulation and thus cooling can be achieved.

The protection class is IP 40.

The N-coaxial connectors were named after their inventor Paul Neill, who developed this standard for RF connectors in 1942. Often, however, the name also relates to the Navy Connector. Type N connectors can be used at frequencies up to 11 GHz, high-precision types up to 18 GHz. It is typically used in mobile communication applications with demanding mechanical and electrical requirements. SPINNER exclusively manufactures connectors with non-slotted outer conductor contacts and a special sealing profile in the connector head instead of the flat seal disk, specified by IEC or CECC. This ensures the most reliable sealing function.

RF characteristics

Number of interfaces:
Interface type:
N male (50 Ω) per IEC 61169-16
N female (50 Ω) per IEC 61169-16
Interface direction:
Frequency range:
DC to 4 GHz
Average power rating:
10 W 1)
VSWR, max.:
Insertion loss max.:
6 dB (± 0.5 dB)

Mechanical characteristics

Cooling type:
Inner conductor material / surface coating:
/ gold-plated
Outer conductor material / coating:
/ bright nickel-plated
Housing material / coating:
Degree of protection:
IP 40
Weight, approx.:
120.0 g
83.0 mm
38 mm

Environmental conditions

Environmental conditions:
ETSI EN 300019-1-1 Class 1.2
ETSI EN 300019-1-2 Class 2.3
ETSI EN 300019-1-3 Class 3.3
Operating temperature:
-55 to +25 °C (for full power rating) 1)
Relative humidity, max.:
95% (condensation not allowed)
Storage ambient temperature:
-40 to +85 °C
Storage relative humidity, max.:
95% (non-condensing)

Scope of delivery & accessories

Mounting accessoires:

Further remarks

The maximum power handling is reduced with rising ambient temperatures, see data sheet
Customs tariff number:



Product data sheet – 528657 – 528656-DS.pdf


Model – 528657 – iBwave VEX file – 528657-MS.vex