Articles by Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.

Reflective Switch: P2T-1G18G-10-R-528-SFF-HIP10W

PMI Model No.P2T-1G18G-10-R-528-SFF-HIP10W is a single pole, two throw, reflective switch capable of operating with an input power of 10 W CW over the 1.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency range.  This model features high input power handling capability while offering very fast switching speeds of 40 ns.  This switch is compact in size and weight and only consumes 2.5 mA of positive and 2.5 mA of negative DC current making it suitable for a wide range of applications.   Features include SMA female connectors, and TTL - Single Line. Unit size is 1.2" x 1.0" x 0.5".  


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Diplexer: 11DP-11R5/16R5-CD-SFF-1

PMI Model No. 11DP-11R5/16R5-CD-SFF-1 is a diplexer that offers pass bands at 10.75 to 12.25 GHz and 15.75 to 17.25 GHz.  The pass band insertion loss is less than 3 dB and the VSWR is 1.5:1 maximum.  Filter channel 1 has a pass band of 10.75 to 12.25 GHz and offers -50 dBc of rejection at 10.25 GHz and -75 dBc of rejection at 13.75 GHz.  Filter channel 2 has a pass band of 15.75 to 17.25 GHz and offers -50 dBc of rejection at 17.75 GHz and -75dBc of rejection at 14.25 GHz. 


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Dielectric Resonator Oscillator: PIA-12D8G-CD-1

PMI Model No. PIA-12D8G-CD-1 is a Phase Locked, Dielectric Resonator Oscillator with Internal Reference having an output frequency of 12.8 GHz.  This model provides a minimum output of +13 dBm with all spurs held to -80dBc and harmonics held to -25 dBc.  The frequency stability is ±3 ppm with an internal reference of 100MHz.  The phase noise is as follows: -34 dBc/Hz at 1 Hz, -65 dBc/Hz at 10 Hz, -85 dBc at 100 Hz, -10 8dBc/Hz at 1 kHz, -115 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz, -12 0dBc/Hz at 100 kHz, and -140 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offsets. 


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10-Bit Programmable Diode Attenuator: DTA-26R5G40G-30-CD-1

DTA-26R5G40G-30-CD-1PMI Model DTA-26R5G40G-30-CD-1 is a 10-Bit programmable 30 dB PIN diode attenuator with a step resolution of 0.03 dB over the frequency range of 26.5 to 40 GHz. This model operates on a single +15 VDC supply and draws only 50 mA of current. Very high levels of attenuation accuracy of 0.03 dB is achieved.  This attenuator provides ultra-fast switching speeds of 300 ns and has an operating input power rating of +10 dBm. 


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Compact Amplifier: PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFF

PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFFPMI Model Number: PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFF is a 50 MHz to 18.0 GHz compact amplifier. Specifications include maximum input power of +23 dBm CW, gain of +14 dB minimum. 19 dB  maximum, gain flatness of ±2.0 dB max, noise figure of 4.0 dB typical, OP1dB +19 dBm minimum and VSWR 2.0:1 max. - measured 1.43:1/ 1.50:1.  This amplifier is supplied with SMA female connectors in our standard PEC4 housing with gold plated finish.


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Digital Phase Shifter: PS-2G6G-8B-SFF

PS-2G6G-8B-SFF_000PMI Model No. PS-2G6G-8B-SFF is an 8-Bit digital phase shifter that operates over the 2.0 to 6.0 GHz frequency range.  This model offers 360° of phase shift having a LSB of 1.4°.  The insertion loss is 10.5 dB typical with a typical phase accuracy of ±0.5°, Amplitude error of ±1 dB typical.  Supplied in a housing measuring 3.25" x 3.25" x 0.94" with SMA female connectors.


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Successive Detection Logarithmic Video Amplifier: SDLVA-50M18G-70

SDLVA-50M18G-70PMI Model No. SDLVA-50M18G-70 is an SDLVA (successive detection logarithmic video amplifier) operating in the 50 MHz to 18 GHz frequency band. It features a built in voltage variable threshold detector circuit that is set up to match the video output voltage to within 5%. In addition, this model has a TSS of -70 dBm and a dynamic range of 70 dB, all in a package measuring only 2.3" x 2.2" x 0.4" with SMA female connectors.


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A-Series Amplifiers

A-Series MockupPMI's A-Series amplifiers are available in low noise, medium power and lost cost designs and operate over the 10 MHz to 40 GHz frequency range. These new models feature form fit & function design, low noise figure, operating temp: -54° to +85°C, unconditionally stable over temperature, excellent group delay and phase linearity, field replaceable SMA connectors, and more.


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