NSN 5985-00-086-4971Variable Attenuator
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Product Definition Definition of approved item name (AIN): "ATTENUATOR,VARIABLE"
A device for reducing the strength of an alternating current signal either continuously or in steps, without causing appreciable signal distortion, by maintaining substantially constant output and/or input impedance match. Continuously variable resistive devices must consist of at least two sections or one section with at least two rotating contacts. The item must have an overall attenuation rating. Includes tandem mounted variable resistors designed to function as an attenuator but whose terminals are not connected. See also resistor, vaiable (as modified).
5985-00-086-4971 Spec. NSN part characteristics
Identification Item Identification Guide (IIG) and Item Name Code (INC)
Special material and handling
Indicates there is no information in the hmirs. The nsn is in a fsc in table ii of fed std 313 and a msds may be required by the user. The requirement for a msds is dependent on a hazard determination of the supplier or the intended end use of item.
Item does not contain precious metal.
Represents items with no adp components
The item does not have a nuclear hardened feature or any other critical feature such as tolerance, fit restriction or application.
Import and Export
Schedule B Codes Definitions:
Antenna & Antenna Reflectors Of All Kinds; Parts Suitable For Use Soley Or Principally W/ Apparatus Of Heading 8525 To 8528, Nesoi
Parts Of Television Receivers, Radiobroadcast Receivers, Transmission Apparatus For Radio Telephony, Telegraphy, Broadcasting Or Television Etc.
National motor freight and handling
Freight Codes Definitions:
No special type of cargo code applicable.
Electrical appliances, small.
Instruments/equipment/supplies for radio, communications, electrical, laboratory, etc. (includes signal corps).
Shipment is not a consolidation and does not exceed 84 inches in any dimension.
Other or no special handling required (sh)