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5010B
5010B, Directional RF Power Sensor
5010B

Directional RF Power Sensor - DB9 Connector


The Bird 5010B RF Power Sensor is the most flexible RF sensor on the market today. With this Dual-Socket, Thruline® sensor, you may select from a wide range of Bird Elements to tailor the unit to your needs over a wide range of frequencies and power levels. Also, select field changeable input and output RF connectors from dozens of types including (N, BNC, HN, 7/16 DIN). Operate your sensor with either our new hand held display, the 5000-XT, or via a computer with our windows compatible software tool the VPM3.

The DPS measures True Average Power and/or Peak Power with exceptional accuracy that is traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). It is also a highly economical RF power measurement tool offering reliable results for hundreds, not thousands of dollars.

See Datasheet for Element Selection

Applications
  • Measurements: Standard elements; true average forward power, true average reflected power, Peak detecting elements; peak forward power
  • Calculations: VSWR, Return loss, Reflection Coefficient
product specifications:
Item No
5010B
Item Name
Directional RF Power Sensors
Frequency Range
Element dependent, 2 to 1000 MHz
Power Range
Element dependent, 125 mW to 1 kW full scale
Impedance Ω
50 Ohms
Peak Average Ratio
10 dB (max), with DPM Elements
Accuracy
True Average Power:
± 5% of reading (15 to 35 °C)
± 7% of reading (-10 to 50 °C) Peak Power
± 8% of full scale
Insertion VSWR
1.05:1 from 0.45 - 1000 MHz (with N connectors)
Directivity
30 dB (typ), exact value depends on element selected
Pulse
Pulse Width Paremeters
100 MHz 800 µs (min)
26 - 99 MHz 1.5 µs (min)
2 - 25 MHz 15 µs (min)

Rep. Rate Peak: 15 pps (min)

Duty Factor: 1 x 10-4 (min)
Dynamic Range
16 dB
Settling Time
< 2.5 seconds
Power Supply
From host instrument via cable connection
Interface
DB9 (Proprietary Configuration)
Connectors
Type-N (Female), normally supplied
Temperature
Operating:-10 to +50 °C (14 to 122 °F)
Storage: -40 to +75 (-40° to 167°)
Humidity
95% (max), non-condensing
Dimensions H x W x D
2.3” x 2.1” x 3.5” (58 x 53 x 89 mm), excluding connectors
Weight
1.12 lbs (0.51 kg)
compatible devices - 5010B Sensor:
5000-XT
Digital RF Power Meter
DPM Elements
DPM Series, Elements