Rubidium™ MG362x1A SeriesLow-Noise RF/Microwave SignalGenerators : Instrument Operation : Step Attenuator (Option 2) : ATTENUATOR Menu
In MG362x1A signal generators equipped with Option 2 step attenuators, the ALC and attenuator work in conjunction to provide leveled output power down to –130 dBm. The Attenuator menu is shown in Figure: Attenuator Menu. For more on power leveling and step attenuator settings, see Power Level Operations.
Attenuator Menu
Auto Attenuation
Toggle between coupled and decoupled attenuation mode. Decoupling the attenuator enables attenuation parameter entry.
Applies only to devices equipped with an internal step attenuator Option 2. The attenuation parameter can only be changed in decoupled attenuation state. Increase or decrease attenuation in 10 dB steps by using up or down keys on the key pad. Range is 0 dB to –110 dB
Set the attenuation to 0 dB. Only available in decoupled attenuation state.