Attenuators for Measurement

Check out the latest article from AudioXPress, from the March 2019 issue. Written by Jonathan Novick, the article covers everything you need to know to design, build, and use attenuators when measuring power amplifiers.

Read the article online at: https://www.audioxpress.com/files/attachment/2677

All the calculations you need to design the proper attenuator for power amplifiers of any size are handled for you in a spreadsheet, which you can download at: https://www.avermetrics.com/wpdm-package/attenuator-calculator-spreadsheet/

Bon App’attenuator!

Paul Messick

About "Paul Messick"

Paul has more than 40 years of engineering experience in scientific instrumentation, radar and RF design, analog and audio design, and microprocessor based solutions. He started Avermetrics in 2011 to find a better way to test electronic products, both day-to-day on the bench and in high-volume factory production. In his spare time he is a truly awful guitar player, and with enough practice hopes to become merely terrible.