Articles by Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.

Threshold Detector: GMTA-1002

PMI Model No. GMTA-1002 is a threshold detector designed to operate over the frequency range of 2.0 to 18.0 GHz. It has a threshold level of -23 dBm with threshold stability of +/-3.0 dBm over frequency and temperature. Other specifications Input Operating Range of -18 to -23 dBm, Input VSWR 2.5:1 maximum, maximum input power level +10 dBm (without damage), Response Time Any Input Greater than 3 dB = 100 µs and operates using +12 VDC at 50 mA maximum. 


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CW Immune SDLVA: SDLVA-218-60-70MV-CW

PMI Model No. SDLVA-218-60-70MV-CW is a CW immune SDLVA (Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier). This unit operates from 2.0 to 18.0 GHz and has the ability to interface with a long cable (65 FT), while maintaining high speed, flatness and accuracy.  Specifications include frequency flatness:  ±2.0 dB Typ, Signal Capability:  Pulse (100 ns to 300 µs), Pulse on CW TSS: (-20 ºC to +85 ºC) -66 dBm for 10 MHz Video Bandwidth and Log Dynamic Range  -60 dBm to 0 dBm.


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Detector Log Video Amplifier: DLVA-8G10G75-50-SFF

PMI Model No. DLVA-8G10G75-50-SFF is an 8.0 to 10.0 GHz, detector log video amplifier. This unit has a dynamic range of -75 to 0 dBm, a log linearity of ±1.8 dB, and a log slope of 50 ± 4 mV/dB. Other specifications include Frequency Flatness of±1.2 dB, TSS of -78 dBm, Log Linearity ±1.8 dB - Measured ±1.3 dB,  Log Slope 50 ± 4 mV/dB, and Output DC Offset 50 ± 50 mV.  Power Supply: +15 V at  350 mA, -15 V at 100 mA and SMA (F) connectors. 


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Portable Amplifier: PLNA-35-100M18G-P1dB24-120VAC

PMI Model No. PLNA-35-100M18G-P1dB24-120VAC is a portable amplifier that operates over the 100 MHz to 18.0 GHz frequency range.  This model provides 40 dB typical gain with a minimum OP1dB of +24 dBm, Gain Flatness: ±2.0 dB Typical, VSWR In/Out: 2.0:1 Typical and Noise Figure: 3 dB. This amplifier features an illuminated push button On/Off switch in a small package (3.0" x 3.0" x 1.75") with Type N connectors.  Gold plated finish.


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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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