Twist and bend it as you wish

When it comes to test and measurement, SUCOFLEX 500 assemblies guarantee the highest level of satisfaction. Not only are they extremely flexible and easy to use, thanks to their unique design, they also deliver best-in-class phase and amplitude stability with flexure, movement, temperature and tensile stress.


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KEY FEATURES (526S)

Refer to Tech Data for details on all product types.

Typ. Phase stability vs flexure

Typ. Insertion loss per meter including 2 connectors (@ 26.5 GHz)

Typ. Return loss with PC 3.5 connectors up to 26.5 GHz

SF500V

Extreme flexibility and usability

Thanks to their extremely flexible and smooth design (zero spring back), SUCOFLEX 500V assemblies facilitate calibration setup and handling during measurement.

SF500S

Best in class return and insertion loss

SUCOFLEX 500S test assemblies set a new standard with regard to return and insertion loss, as well as to phase and amplitude stability vs. flexure and movement.

SF500V

Unique measurement stability

SUCOFLEX 500V test assemblies set a new standard with regard to return loss, as well as to phase and amplitude stability vs. temperature (no PTFE knee), flexure, movement and tensile stress.

SF500V / SF500S

Highest precision and repeatability

Every detail of SUCOFLEX 500 test assemblies has been designed and built to guarantee the most accurate and reliable performance in test and measurement environments.

SF500V / SF500S

Rugged cable construction

Empowered by HUBER+SUHNER’s excellence in product design, material and process engineering, the ruggedised construction maximises both crush/torque-, moisture/dust resistance and small bend radius of SUCOFLEX 500 assemblies.

SF500V / SF500S

Gentle VNA interface treatment

The 3.5 mm precision connector of SUCOFLEX 500 is very robust and precisely positioned.  This not only boosts accuracy, it also contributes to protecting equipment from wear and damage.

SF500V / SF500S

Improved return on investment

SUCOFLEX 500 assemblies are priced lower than comparable high-end products. The cost of ownership is further optimised by their longevity, longer calibration intervals and reduced downtime.

Plug-and-smile Products

SUCOFLEX 526V and 526S microwave assemblies for VNA are the first members of the

SUCOFLEX 500 product family. SUCOFLEX 550V and 550S assemblies will soon widen the range.

SUCOFLEX 526S

The SUCOFLEX 526S is the top performance cable assembly for various applications in test laboratories. When it comes to test and measurement, SUCOFLEX 526S assemblies guarantee the highest level of satisfaction. Thanks to their unique cable and connector design, they deliver best-inclass phase and amplitude stability with flexure in combination with outstanding return and insertion loss up to 26.5 GHz.

Male/Male

Type Item no. Length (inch) Length (mm)
SF526S/11PC35/11PC35/500mm 85090623 19 500
SF526S/11PC35/11PC35/36in 85088164 36 914
SF526S/11PC35/11PC35/1000mm 85090624 39 1000
SF526S/11PC35/11PC35/2000mm 85090625 78 2000
SF526S/11PC35/11PC35/3000mm 85090626 118 3000
SF526S/11N/11N/1000mm 85089172 39 1000
SF526S/11SMA/11SMA/1000mm 85089173 39 1000

Male/Female

Type Item no. Length (inch) Length (mm)
SF526S/11PC35/21PC35/36in 85090629 36 914
SF526S/11PC35/21PC35/48in 85091104 48 1219

SUCOFLEX 526V

SUCOFLEX 526V is the only VNA microwave cable assembly worldwide with max. 50 ppm phase variation vs. temperature between +15 °C and +30 °C. It shows no “PTFE phase knee” at +19°C as on conventional VNA test cable assemblies which cause phase variations and unstable measurements in critical laboratory conditions. SUCOFLEX 526V is available in three standard lengths with ruggedised 3.5 mm VNA-style connectors.

Male/Female

Ruggedised PORT female / Ruggedised DUT male

Female/Female

Ruggedised PORT female /Ruggedised DUT female

Plug-and-smile Technical Data

SUCOFLEX 526S

Phase stability vs. Flexure 0.21°/GHz
Insertion loss per meter including 2 connectors (@ 26.5 GHz) 1.63 dB
Return loss with PC 3.5 connectors
up to 26. 5 GHz
25 dB
Mechanical Data
Nominal outer diameter 7.7 mm
Min. bending radius 25.4 mm
Crush resistance 26 kN/m
Flex life 100'000 cycles
Environmental Data
Operating temperature -55° C to +125° C
RoHS, REACH compliant
Electrical Data
Impedance 50 Ω
Operating frequency up to 26.5 GHz
Velocity of propagation 77 %
Time delay 4.15 ns/m
Return loss min. 19 dB (typ. 25 dB)
Insertion loss (@ 26.5 GHz) typ. 1.63 dB/m incl. connectors, max 1.77 dB/m incl. connectors
Screening effectiveness > 90 dB
Amplitude stability vs. movement max. ± 0.05 dB
Amplitude stability vs. flexure max. ± 0.05 dB
Phase stability vs. flexure typ. ± 3°
Phase stability vs. temperature typ. 1500 ppm (-55 to +125°C)

SUCOFLEX 526V

Phase stability vs. Flexure 0.15°/GHz
Phase stability vs. Temperature (15°C to 30°C) 50 ppm
Return loss up to 26.5 GHz min. 20 dB
Mechanical Data
Nominal outer diameter 13.0 mm
Min. bending radius 50 mm
Crush resistance 80 kN/m
Nominal weight (25 inch) 270 g
Nominal weight (38 inch) 345 g
Nominal weight (48 inch) 400 g
Flex life 100'000 cycles
Environmental Data
Operating temperature Laboratory conditions, analyzer specific (+15° C to +30° C)
RoHS, REACH Compliant
Electrical Data
Impedance 50 Ω
Operating frequency up to 26.5 GHz
Velocity of propagation 80 %
Time delay 4.17 ns / m
Return loss min. 20 dB up to 26.5 GHz
Return loss stability > 40 dB up to 26.5 GHz
Screening effectiveness > 90 dB up to 26.5 GHz
Insertion loss (25 inch) max. 2.5 dB 26.5 GHz
Insertion loss (38 inch) max. 3.6 dB 26.5 GHz
Insertion loss (48 inch) max. 4.5 dB 26.5 GHz
Amplitude stability vs. movement * max. 0.05 dB up to 26.5 GHz
Amplitude stability vs. flexure ** max. 0.08 dB up to 26.5 GHz
Phase stability vs. flexure ** (25 inch) max. 3.9° up to 26.5 GHz
Phase stability vs. flexure ** (38 inch) max. 7.4° up to 26.5 GHz
Phase stability vs. flexure ** (48 inch) max. 10.0° up to 26.5 GHz
Phase stability vs. tensile stress max. 0.1° / GHz 100 N, up to 26.5 GHz
Phase stability vs. temperature typically 50 ppm 15°C to 30°C, up to 26.5 GHz

* Stability test vs. movement 30 s, displacement: 100 mm
** Stability test vs. flexure 180°, diameter 115 mm


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