Articles by Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.

8- Bit Digitally Controlled Phase Shifter: PS-255-2G18G-8B-SFF

PS-255-2G18G-8B-SFFPMI Model No. PS-255-2G18G-8B-SFF is a 2 to 18 GHz 8-bit digitally controlled phase shifter with capability for phase shifting from 0° of 255° with resolution as fine as 1.0°. This unit has a typical insertion loss of 18 dB and a typical VSWR of 2.5:1. The DC voltage requirement is +12 to +15 V with typical current draw of 200 mA. The unit is supplied in a housing measuring 2.0" x 2.1" x 0.5".


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Single Pole, Eight Throw, Reflective Switch: P8T-20M6G-80-R-515-SFF

P8T-20M6G-80-R-515-SFFPMI Model No. P8T-20M6G-80-R-515-SFF  is a single pole, eight throw, reflective switch module with low insertion loss, high isolation and an integral decoded 3-bit TTL driver designed for 20 MHz to 6.0 GHz operation.  The unit has a maximum switching speed of 250 ns and maximum operating power of 23 dBm CW max. Specifications include frequency 20 MHz to 6.0 GHz and insertion loss 2.75 dBtyp, 3.25 dB max and measured 2.91 dB.


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Limiting Amplifier: PEC2-2G18G-80DB-21DBM-LM-SFF

PEC2-2G18G-80DB-21DBM-LM-SFFPMI Model No. PEC2-2G18G-80DB-21DBM-LM-SFF is a 2.0 to 18.0 GHz, limiting amplifier that provides a limited output power level of +21 to +25 dBm for an input power range of -55 to +10 dBm CW.  This model has output power level versus frequency compensation such that the limited output power has a flat frequency response.  This unit is supplied with SMA(F) connectors in a small housing measuring only 2.98" x 0.78" x 0.26".


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Pin Diode Attenuator: DTA-500M2G-64-10B-SFF

DTA-500M2G-64-10B-SFFPMI Model No. DTA-500M2G-64-10B-SFF is a 10-Bit programmable 64 dB pin diode attenuator with step resolution as low as 0.06 dB over the frequency range of 0.5 to 2.0 GHz.  Specificatins include frequency rang for 0.5 to 2.0 GHz, Insertion loss 2.7 dB max and VSWR 2.0:1 max. The DTA-500M2G-64-10B-SFF enviromental temperature is -54°C to +85°C operating and -65°C to +125°C non-operating.


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DC - Coupled SLDVA: SDLVA-2020-OPT112

PMI Model No. SDLVA-2020-OPT112PMI Model No. SDLVA-2020-OPT112 is a truly DC-coupled successive detection log video amplifier (SLDVA) that has 40 dB dynamic range over the frequency range of 1.0 to 12.0 GHz and provides an 8-bit digital log video output. The unit employs planar diode detectors and integrated video circuitry for high speed performance and outstanding reliability. 


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