Articles by Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.

2 Way High Power Switch: PDT-8G12G-40-515-SFF

PMI Model No. PDT-8G12G-40-515-SFF is an 8.0 to 12.0 GHz, 2 way high power switch that has an insertion loss of 2.0 dB maximum and a VSWR of 1.8:1 maximum. The operating power is +40 dBm CW average, +57 dBm 1 µs, 1% duty cycle with an isolation of 40 dB minimum.  Switching Speed 200 ns maximum - measured 100 ns, power supply requirements +5 V at 100 mA and -15 V at 60 mA.  Features include SMA female connectors.


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RF Limiter: LM-10M2D5G-100CW-1KWP-SFF

PMI Model No. LM-10M2D5G-100CW-1KWP-SFF is a RF limiter that operates in the 10 MHz to 2.5 GHz frequency range.  This limiter can handle 100 W CW and 1 KW peak (1% duty cycle, 1 µs maximum pulse width) input power and provides a maximum leakage of +13 dBm CW input.  This module has a low insertion loss of 0.5 dB and a recovery time of 2 µs typical. 


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8-Bit Vector Phase Shifter: PS-2G18G-360-8D

PMI Model PS-2G18G-360-8D is a 2 to 18 GHz, 8-Bit, vector phase shifter making it ideal for frequency translation where continuous monotonic phase shifting is required.  This model features high speed switching (<410 ns measured), phase shift 360° with a ±15° accuracy (typical), 18.0 dB maximum insertion loss  and typically lower than 60 dB harmonic distortion.   Package Size: 4.25” x 3.50” x 1.00”, SMA(F) connectors,DC-37P,  Sub Miniature D Multi-Pin control connector and operates using ±12V to ±15V at ±100 mA maximum.


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10 Bit Programmable Attenuator: DTA-14G40G-32-CD-2

PMI Model No. DTA-14G40G-32-CD-2 is a 10 Bit programmable attenuator with step resolution as low as 0.04 dB which provides over 32 dB of attenuation over the frequency range of 14.0 to 40.0 GHz.  This model is offered in a slim line housing measuring 2.0" x 1.8" x 0.5" with 2.92 mm female connectors and operates on a single +15 VDC supply with only 40 mA of current consumption typically. Specifications include Insertion Loss 9.0 dB Typical, VSWR 2.0:1 and Attenuation Flatness ±1.5 dB Typical, Attenuation Accuracy ±2.0 dB Typical. 


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