DAMS Heavy Duty Antenna Measurement System

Available models: 6 GHz, 18 GHz, or 40 GHz

System Includes:

  • 0 to 360 degree AZ
  • ± 90 degree EL
  • Dual-axis high-resolution positioner
  • Two 10-Foot Precision SMA measurement cables
  • Includes DAMS Antenna Measurement Studio Pro
  • Complete package includes all accessories

Educational Discounts Available

Model Frequency Price
5100 DC-6 GHz Request Quote
6100 DC-18 GHz Request Quote
7100 DC-40 GHz Request Quote

Desktop Antenna Measurement System - DAMS x100 Series

For large antennas up to 150 lbs.

All DAMS x100 Series systems feature:

  • +/- 90 Degrees Tilt
  • Heavy-duty aluminum construction
  • Heavy-duty tripod
  • Professionally CNC-machined parts
  • Precision calibrated RF cables
  • Silver/carbon rotary joints
  • Feature-packed software
  • Detailed full-color users manual
  • Full technical support
  • Parts and labor warranty
5100 6100 7100

Frequency Range
DC to 6 GHz DC to 18 GHz DC to 40 GHz

Movement Range
Azimuth: 360º Continious
Elevation: ± 45º
Azimuth: 360º Continious
Elevation: ± 45º
Azimuth: 360º Continious
Elevation: ± 45º

Azimuth: .25º
Elevation: .25º
Azimuth: .10º
Elevation: .10º
Azimuth: .10º
Elevation: .10º

Weight Capacity
100 lbs. (nominal)
or up to
150 lbs. (maximum)
100 lbs. (nominal)
or up to
150 lbs. (maximum)
100 lbs. (nominal)
or up to
150 lbs. (maximum)

Included Cables
Two 10' Low-loss SMA Cables Two 10' ULTRA-Low-loss SMA Cables Two 10' ULTRA-Low-loss 40 GHz Cables

Rotary Joint
6 GHz Rotary Joint 18 GHz Precision Rotary Joint 40 GHz Precision Rotary Joint

Included Software
DAMS Antenna Measurement Studio DAMS Antenna Measurement
Studio Pro
DAMS Antenna Measurement
Studio Pro

Spherical Plotting Module
Not Included Included Included

Included Accessories
Standard Accessory package All Accessories All Accessories

Full 3 year Warranty Full 3 year Warranty Full 3 year Warranty

Platform and Positioner Specifications

Frequency Ranges DC to 6 GHz (DAMS 5100)
DC to 18 GHz (DAMS 6100)
DC to 40 GHz (DAMS 7100)
Platform Movement .25º azimuth resolution (DAMS 5100) 
.10º azimuth resolution (DAMS 6100/7100) 
360 degree azimuth rotation 
± 90 degree elevation range @ 0.1 degree per step 
Precision DC Servo motors 
Heavy-duty steel gear drive-train 
Steel gear and worm with ball and tapered roller bearings
Platform Control Interface USB 1.1 (RS232 available upon request)
Cable Interface Ultra high-quality cable with SMA connectors
Ultra-precision, low-noise rotary joint with SMA connectors 
("K" connectors on DAMS 7100)
Positioner Feedback Precision potentiometer (DAMS 5100)
High accuracy resolver (DAMS 6100/7100)
Analyzer Control Interface GPIB controller card (not included)
Platform Max Speed 120º per minute (vertical)
30 R.P.M. maximum azimuth
Positioner Mounting 24" aluminum thrust plate with 150-lb. payload capacity
Extra heavy-duty tripod
Included Special Options 24-inch aluminum thrust plate
Ultra-high resolution option
Positioning laser for long range alignment
Digital level for precise setup
DAMS Software Studio Pro
Advanced Processing Modules
3-year warranty on parts and labor
Technical support
Power Requirements +24 vDC (5.0A)
Positioner Dimensions 12 inches (30.5 cm) wide
12 inches (12.5 cm) deep
14 inches (35.6 cm) tall
Positioner Composition 85% Aluminum
10% Stainless Steel
5% Misc. plastic/metals
Positioner Weight 45 pounds (20.5 kg)
Tripod Weight 23 pounds (10.4 kg)
Combined Weights 68 pounds (30.9 kg)
Environmental Conditions Operating temp: 0° C to 45° C (32° F to 104° F)
No condensation
Transport temp: -40° C to 60° C (-40° F to 140° F)
10% to 90% relative humidity
No condensation within 72 hours