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Universal Power Sensors (Average) MA248xD Series

Wideband Power Sensors (Peak & Average)

MA249xA Series

The Anritsu MA249XA wideband power sensors are designed for use with the ML2480 and ML2490 series power meters. These sensors provide peak, crest factor, average power, rise time, fall time, maximum power, minimum power and statistical data of wideband signals.

  • Ideal for measuring Radar and Communication signals like WiMax, WCDMA, WLAN, GSM etc.
  • CW and Average power measurements as low as -60 dBm
  • 20 MHz video bandwidth
  • Sampling rate of 64 MS/s with ML2480 and ML2490 series power meters

 Wideband Sensors




Frequency Range

 50 MHz - 8 GHz

50 MHz - 18 GHz

Dynamic Range (dBm)

-60 to +20 CW Mode 


 <1.17; 50-150 MHz
<1.12; 0.15-2.5 GHz
<1.22; 2.5-12.4 GHz
<1.25; 12.4-18 GHz

Rise Time1

 <18 ns

Sensor Linearity

 <7% 50 to 300 MHz
<3.5% 0.3 to 8 GHz

<7% 50 to 300 MHz
<3.5% 0.3 to 18 GHz 

RF Connector2


1. 10 dBm, room temperature, ML2480 series power meter
2. Each MA24XX Series sensor incorporates precision RF Connectors with hexagon coupling nut for attachment by industry standard torque wrench.