Company Profile

The World’s Preferred Supplier of RF/Microwave Products

Founded in 1968 by Harvey Kaylie, Mini-Circuits is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of RF and microwave components and integrated assemblies from DC to 65 GHz.  With design, manufacturing, and sales locations in over 30 countries, Mini-Circuits offers 27 product lines comprising over 10,000 active models.  Mini-Circuits products are used widely in commercial, industrial, and military applications including: cellular wireless, aerospace, satellite, Mil-Spec, CATV/Broadband, RFID, test instrumentation, diagnostic imaging, and many more.

Over the last 50 years, demanding quality standards, innovative design capabilities, world-class customer service, and long-term stability have made Mini-Circuits the preferred supplier to over 20,000 customers worldwide.


We measure success on our ability to meet your requirements, exceed your expectations, and continuously improve every day.  That goes beyond the performance and reliability of our products to the values that define our culture and keep us aligned with your evolving needs.  That’s why Mini-Circuits is consistently recognized as a top supplier by the world’s leading technology companies.


Our commitment to you means building strong relationships on mutual success and working together as partners.  Whether you need support with product selection, custom designs, logistics, or other special requirements, Mini-Circuits puts 50-years of experience and design expertise to work for you, so you can have peace of mind that you’re choosing the right part for your system and right partner for your success.


As the industry has evolved, Mini-Circuits has grown by embracing change, adapting to your needs, and innovating new solutions to keep pushing the wireless world forward.  Looking ahead, we will continue our relentless pursuit of advanced technology, finding new opportunities for creative collaboration with customers and blazing new paths to create value and solve tomorrow’s problems together.


More than ever, we understand the impact of supply chain changes and product obsolescence on customers.  That’s why we treat product longevity as an integral part of our commitment to you.  In fact, we’re still manufacturing models that were introduced over 40 years ago!  Our policy to maintain product support through the life of your system has earned the industry’s trust for the last 50 years, and we remain committed to reinforcing that trust with continued stability for the next 50 years and beyond.

Contact Information:

Phone: (718) 934-4500
Fax: (718) 332-4661


P.O Box 350166
Brooklyn NY 11235-0003
United States

Mini-Circuits Opens Regional Sales Office to Serve Japan, South Korea

Mini-Circuits has opened a regional sales office in Shin-Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan to expand service to customers in Japan and South Korea, appointing Thomas Joyce as the regional sales director. Joyce has 33 years working in electronics design, management and marketing and brings extensive knowledge of the Japanese and South Korean markets.

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Mini-Circuits Mourns the Passing of Founder, Harvey Kaylie

Harvey Kaylie

RF/microwave industry pioneer and Mini-Circuits founder and CEO, Harvey Kaylie passed away peacefully on the morning of May 30, 2018. His memory will inspire all whose lives he enriched, to carry forward his passion, his values and his vision for the future of the company and greater good in the world.

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Mini-Circuits presents portfolio of products for DOCSIS® 3.1 systems and equipment

Mini-Circuits is pleased to present the industry’s widest selection of products specially designed and specified for DOCSIS 3.1 compliant systems and equipment. Their catalog for these applications features over 60 off-the-shelf models from passive devices such as transformers, splitter/combiners, couplers and diplexers to active components including amplifiers, switches, equalizers and more.

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Mini-Circuits receives 2013 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon

 For the fifth consecutive year, Raytheon has presented Mini-Circuits with the 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award at its annual supplier conference.  The award recognizes top supplier performance based on overall quality and on-time delivery throughout the year.  Mini-Circuits proudly accepts this honor as a significant achievement in our commitment to meeting customer needs with the highest standards of quality. 

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Mini-Circuits to sponsor IEEE COMCAS 2013

Mini-Circuits is pleased to contribute to the 2013 IEEE Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas, and Electronic Systems(COMCAS) as a platinum sponsor. Representatives from Mini-Circuits and MCDI, Mini-Circuits’ new distributor in Israel, will be exhibiting at Booth 31 with a showcase of its rapidly growing line of portable test equipment and other selected new products.

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Ultra High IP3 Amplifier Module

The HXG-242+ (RoHS compliant) is an advanced amplifier module combining high dynamic range MMIC technology with integrated optimization circuits to provide industry-leading linearity over the optimized frequency range of 700 to 2400 MHz. It is packaged in a Mini-Circuits System-in-Package (MSiP) module (6.4 × 6.4 × 2.4 mm) using...Read more

Ultra Long Life Mechanical RF Switches

Prior to developing its mechanical switch product line, Mini-Circuits was a significant purchaser of mechanical switches for use in ATE for internal automated production test facilities. These switches were made using a combination of springs and solenoids, and most operated for less than 1 million cycles or approximately 50...Read more

Mini-Circuits Touts New Frequency Mixer

Mini-Circuits introduces model SYM-63LH+, an ultra broadband double balanced mixer that utilizes core and wire transformers and a diode quad in a ring configuration. The transformers are designed to provide ultra wide bandwidth using simulation software together with Mini-Circuits proprietary transformer technology. These mixers provide an IF response from...Read more

An LTCC Double-balanced Mixer

Double-balanced mixers are used extensively in transmitters and receivers. For frequencies below 5 GHz, the designs are normally realized using ferrite-based transformers, because they are very compact and their technology is mature. As the operating frequency increases, distributed element baluns become smaller in size and more attractive. Semiconductor-based mixers...Read more

USB/Ethernet Power Sensor: PWR-18PWHS-RC

Mini-Circuits’ PWR-18PWHS-RC power sensor operates from 0.05 to 18 GHz at a sample rate of 80 Msps and with an industry-leading minimum measurement range of -40 dBm in peak mode and -60 dBm in average mode. 

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mmWave Variable Gain Amplifier: ZVA-20543VG+

The ZVA-20543VG+ variable gain, medium power amplifier provides 50 dB of gain, with a 17 dB adjustable gain range. Gain adjustment is possible either digitally or by applying an analog control voltage ranging from 0 to +2.8V.

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2 TTL-Controlled Solid State Switches

Expanded lineup of switching solutions for test applications with new 4-way and 8-way TTL-controlled solid-state switches. These models feature a unique architecture that ensures high isolation across a wide bandwidth from 0.1 to 18 GHz. 

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WR10 Waveguide LNA: WVA-751103LNX+

Rise above the noise floor challenges of W-Band with the Mini-Circuits’ WVA-751103LNX+ WR10 waveguide LNA. The 21 ±3 dB of gain at a typical NF of 3.5 dB eases the burden of characterizing the system.

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MMIC Low Noise Transistors

Mini-Circuits continues to expand our selection of MMIC transistors with two new models built with non-ferrous leadframes, suitable for MRI systems and other applications where non-magnetic materials are a requirement. 

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Class AB Amplifier: ZHL2G02G4125+

ZHL2G02G4125+ Class AB amplifier delivers +51 dBm (125 W) typical saturated output power from 2000 to 2400 MHz. It achieves 51 dB typical power gain with ±1 dB gain flatness. 

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SPDT Switch Matrix: RC-8SPDT-50

RC-8SPDT-50 is a millimeter-wave switch matrix for applications from DC to 50 GHz. It consists of eight single-pole/double-throw (SPDT) electromechanical switches in a fail-safe, reflective configuration.

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Power Splitter/Combiner: EP2KA+

Mini-Circuits EP2KA+ is a MMIC splitter/combiner designed for wide band operation from 10 to 43.5 GHz. This model provides excellent amplitude unbalance in a tiny device package (3.5 mm x 2.5 mm).

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MMIC Surface Mount Power Splitter/Combiner: EPQ-113+

Mini-Circuits’ EPQ-113+ is a wideband 5 to 11 GHz, 90° hybrid. It splits an input signal into two output signals with quadrature phase shift between them. It provides low loss, wideband in a small layout size and handles high power with good VSWR. 

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MMIC Surface Mount Power Splitter/Combiner: EPQ-133+

Mini-Circuits’ EPQ-133+ is a wideband 7 to 12.5 GHz, 90° hybrid. It splits an input signal into two output signals with quadrature phase shift between them. It provides low loss, wideband in a small layout size and handles high power with good VSWR. Features include low insertion loss, 0.7 dB typ. at 9 to 10 GHz; good isolation, 19 dB typ. at 9 to 10 GHz; miniature size, 4 x 4 mm and high power.

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Surface-Mount Bi-Directional Coupler: BDCH-35-272

Mini-Circuits has expanded the company’s offering of surface-mount couplers with a series of stripline-based models providing extremely high power handling in a miniature, low-profile printed laminate form factor. Model BDCH-35-272 is a bi-directional coupler which achieves 150 W RF power handling for applications from 700 to 2700 MHz including DAS, transmission signal monitoring, antenna reflection monitoring and more.

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Ultra-Wideband Power Splitter/Combiner: ZX10-2-1252+

FL227Mini-Circuits’ ZX10-2-1252+ is a coaxial, ultra-wideband 2-way 0˚ splitter/combiner providing RF input power handling up to 1.85 W as a splitter and 0.7 dB insertion loss for an extremely wide range of  applications from 1800 to 12500 MHz. Its outstanding combination of low loss and low unbalance make this model an excellent choice for distributing signals in systems where efficient transmission of signal power is needed.

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Monolithic Amplifier: LVA-123+

DQ849LVA-123+ (RoHS compliant) is an advanced ultra-wideband amplifier fabricated using GaAs HBT technol­ogy and offers excellent gain flatness over a broad frequency range. In addition, the LVA-123+ has good input and output return loss over this frequency range without the need for external matching components. Lead finish is tin-silver over nickel. It has repeatable performance from lot to lot and is enclosed in a 3 x 3 mm 8-lead package for very good thermal performance.

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Ultra High Dynamic Range Monolithic Amplifier: PHA-1H+

DF782_PHA-1H+_FINALPHA-1H+ (RoHS compliant) is an advanced wideband amplifier fabricated using E-PHEMT technology and offers extremely high dynamic range over a broad frequency range and with low noise figure. In addition, the PHA-1H+, unlike competitive models, has good input and output return loss over a broad frequency range without the need for external matching components and has demonstrated excellent reliability.

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Frequency Multiplier: CY2-143+

DG1847Mini-Circuits’ CY2-143+ is an ultra-wideband MMIC frequency doubler, converting input frequencies from 2 to 7 GHz into output frequencies from 4 to 14 GHz. Its wide output range makes this model suitable for broadband systems as well as a wide variety of narrowband applications. Utilizing GaAs HBT technology, the multiplier comes housed in a tiny 4 x 4 x 1  mm MCLP package and offers excellent repeatability, low inductance, good thermal efficiency, and low cost.

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Integrated Frequency Counter & Power Meter: FCPM-6000RC

JL2029Mini-Circuits’ FCPM-6000RC integrated frequency counter & power meter is a pocket-sized (5.00 x 2.66 x 1.36”) precision test device controlled via USB or Ethernet (HTTP and Telnet protocols) or operated as standalone test instrument. It simplifies test setups by enabling synchronized frequency and power measurements from a single device. The unit features an LCD display allowing convenient readings directly off the measurement head.

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Wideband 8-Way 0° Splitter/Combiner: ZN8PD-362HP+

ZN9PD --- AW257-1Mini-Circuits’ ZN8PD-362HP+ provides up to 100 W power handling as a splitter with just 1 dB typical insertion loss, supporting a wide range of high-power signal distribution applications from 600 to 3600 MHz. This model provides 23 dB isolation, 0.35 dB amplitude unbalance and 4° phase unbalance.  It also achieves good VSWR of 1.15:1 (ports 1-8) and is capable of passing up to 1.2A DC current (150 mA each port) from input to output.

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4 Way Power Divider: ZFRSC-4-842+

JJJ245_CLEARMini Circuits ZFRSC-4-842+ is a 4 way power divider that operates from DC to 8.4 GHz. It handles up to 0.16 W of input power and has an amplitude unbalance of 0.3 dB, a VSWR of 1.15:1. It is available in a rugged connectorized case with SMA connectors. The ZFRSC-4-842+ is ideal for use in the laboratory and for test and measurement applications.

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High Power, 1W Monolithic Amplifier: GVA-91+

DF782_gvaMini-Circuits GVA-91+ (RoHS compliant) is an advanced wideband amplifier fabricated using GaAs HBT technology, offering high gain and excellent power output with excellent power added efficiency in application bands. Lead finish is tin-silver over nickel. It has repeatable performance from lot to lot. Features include high power, 29.5 dBm typ. at 920 MHz, high gain, 20.4 dB typ. and high power added efficiency.

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Coaxial 6 to 18 GHz Microwave Amplifier: ZX60-183A+


The ZX60-183A+ two-stage amplifier provides 28 dB gain in a very small package, only 0.75" x 0.74" x 0.46" high. Internal compensating circuitry provides a consistent, very flat response over the full bandwidth. Designed for 50 Ω SMA coax systems, the gold-plated package uses convenient 5 V DC power, and has a nickel-plated brass cover and unibody construction for rugged use.

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Monolithic Amplifier: AVM-273HP+

AVM-273HP+Mini-Circuits AVM-273HP+ is a three-stage balanced, wideband monolithic amplifier delivering up to 0.5 W power and operating over 13 to 26.5 GHz. It is designed using PHEMT technology and is unconditionally stable. Its outstanding isolation enables it to be used as a wideband isolation amplifier or buffer amplifier in a variety of microwave systems.

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Simulation Models of LFCN and HFCN Filters

FV1206Mini-Circuits has teamed with Modelithics Inc. to develop high-accuracy simulation models of Mini-Circuits’ 3.2 x 1.6 mm case-size surface-mount LFCN low-pass filters and HFCN high-pass filters. The substrate-scalable models are validated up to 13 GHz, depending on the frequency band specifications of each filter.

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Frequency Mixers

DZ1650Mini-Circuits MAC mixers employ a unique new design and a highly repeatable, tightly controlled, automated process that delivers industry-leading reliability at a remarkably affordable price. Schottky diode quads meeting our strict specifications are bonded to a multilayer integrated LTCC substrate, and then hermetically sealed under a controlled atmosphere with gold-plated covers and eutectic AuSn solder.

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High Linearity MMIC Amplifier

DL1721Mini-Circuits CMA-545+ is a E-PHEMT based ultra-low noise MMIC amplifier operating from 50 MHz to 6 GHz with a unique combination of low noise and high IP3 making this amplifier ideal for sensitive receiver applications. This design operates on a single 3 V supply and is internally matched to 50 Ohms.

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Oscillator: MOS-868-119+

MOS-868-119Mini-Circuits announces updates on an oscillator that was recently released. The MOS-868-119+ is a voltage controlled oscillator that is designed to operate from 805 to 868 MHz. For the rugged TV broadcast environment, this oscillator provides a small, shielded package to help keep out unwanted signals.

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Oscillator: ZX95-2600-S+

ZX95-2600-S+Mini-Circuits announces current updates on a recently released oscillator. The ZX95-2600-S+ is a voltage controlled oscillator that is designed to operate from 1650 to 2600 MHz for Cable TV applications. It is built using Mini-Circuits' proven unibody construction which integrates the RF connectors with the case body to shield against unwanted signals and noise.

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ZX10-4 Power Splitters/Combiners

Now offering 5 different models to choose from, Mini-Circuits, ZX10-4 family of 4 way 0° splitters/ combiners deliver excellent performance in a small rugged package.
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Mini-Circuits has introduced MCA1, a series of very broadband, highly reliable low temperature cofired ceramic (LTCC) frequency mixers.
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VLF-SERIES filters

Using a 7-section low pass filter design, the VLF-SERIES filters provide excellent passband matching (typical VSWR is 1.2), an ultra-wide stopband, and a sharp transition band.
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Using a 7-section high pass filter design, the VHF-SERIES filters provide excellent passband matching (typical VSWR is 1.5), flat passband response, and a sharp transition band.
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MC7smallThe 315-1460 MHz 2way-90° HPQ splitter series from Mini-Circuits delivers a new level of price/performance value in a miniature 0.200"" square surface mount package. Isolation ranges from 19-26 dB typical and insertion loss is 0.17-0.30 dB (typ) with excellent amplitude-phase unbalance and Input-output VSWR.

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10-1000MHz Mixers Deliver 50dB Isolation

MC8smallMini-Circuits NEW, ADEX MIXERS Mini-Circuits announces the new patent pending series of ADEX level 3, 7, and 17 (LO) mixers designed to give you exceptionally high isolation (greater than 50 dB typ) with very flat conversion loss (±0.2 dB typ) over the entire 10-1000 MHz band.

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Directional Couplers

MC0607mwj_05_16smallAs seen in the July 2006 issue of Microwave Journal. This DBTC series of directional couplers operates in a frequency range from 5 to 2000 MHz and features nine different coupling values that range from 9 to 20 dB.

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High Power Fixed Attenuator

As seen in the June 2006 issue of Microwave Journal. The model BW-40N100W is a 50 Ω, 40 dB, 100 W fixed attenuator that is excellent for testing high power components used in communication systems.
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SPDT Absorptive Switches

As seen in the May 2006 issue of Microwave Journal. Models HSWA2-30DR+ are SPDT absorptive switches with an internal CMOS control driver that delivers performance by providing high isolation, low insertion loss and high input IP3 over the entire DC to 3000 MHz band.
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50 ohm Termination

MC0604mwj_05_24smallThe model ANNE-50X is a 50 ohm termination that offers wide band coverage of DC to 20 GHz. It features a return loss of 40 dB typical up to 4 GHz and 30 dB typical at 10 to 20 GHz. The ANNE-50X offers rugged construction and operates at –55° to 100° C.

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MMIC Amplifiers

As seen in the March 2006 issue of Microwave Journal. This family of “Lee” MMIC amplifiers is highly reliable, extremely broadband and low in cost.
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Low Pass Filters

MC0602m05_10The LFTC series of low pass filters operate in a frequency range from DC to 5400 MHz. The filters can handle more than 10 W and cover cut-off frequencies up to 6 GHz. This series is ideal for applications dealing with rejection of harmonics, intermods and avoiding unwanted signals from creeping into the system.

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Flexible Cables

As seen in the January 2006 issue of Microwave Journal. The CBL series of rugged, triple-shielded flexible cables is ideal for laboratory and in-field measurement applications requiring low insertion loss from DC to 18 GHz.
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Coaxial Voltage Controlled Oscillator ZX95-3146+

minicircuitsZX95-3146smallCoaxial Voltage Controlled Oscillator ZX95-3146+ has 5V Tuning for PLL IC's 3000 to 3110 MHz; R & D; LAB; Instrumentation; Wireless communications Applications; High Power Output, +9 dBm typ.; Low Phase Noise; Low Pushing and Protected by US patent 6,790,049 Features.

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Broadband Fixed Attenuators, DC to 6GHz

Mini-Circuitsattenuator1smallMini-Circuits VAT, HAT, and UNAT fixed attenuators provide precision performance at economical prices. Covering from DC up to 6 GHz and available with attenuation values from 1 to 30 dB, the rugged attenuators feature innovative unibody construction for outstanding reliability. These low-cost fixed attenuators offer the low VSWR, outstanding attenuation flatness, and repeatability that make them ideal for a wide range of laboratory and production applications.

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Ultra Low Noise Amplifier ZX60-0916LN+

Mini-Circuits ultra low noise ZX60-0916LN+ boasts a noise figure of only 0.55 dB, while delivering 18 dB gain and a high output power of up to 16.5 dBm, making it a very desirable amplifier in today’s market.
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Fixed Frequency Synthesizers

RS-263_100For applications requiring a highly stable single frequency, Mini-Circuits’ engineering team can customize a low noise synthesized source for any frequency from 56 to 6010 MHz. Fixed-frequency synthesizers feature low phase noise with spurious performance of -90 dBc or better. They operate with low power consumption and are supplied in compact surface-mount or connectorized packages.

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PHA-1+ Ultra High Dynamic Range MMIC Amplifier

PHA-1+_df782_200Mini-Circuits PHA-1+ Ultra High Dynamic Range MMIC Amplifier supports low intermodulation amplification over the broad frequency range of 50 MHz to 6 GHz. This design provides a unique combination of high Output IP3 (typically +42 dBm) while maintaining a noise figure less than 3 dB up to 4 GHz and typical gain of 14 dB at 2 GHz.

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RLM-33+ Limiter

• Wide Frequency range 30 to 3000 MHz • Excellent limiting beyond +12 dBm input power • Very quick recovery time, 10 nsec • Low insertion loss, 0.23 dB
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Power Splitter/Combiner ZAPD-2DC+

The ZAPD-2DC+ is well suited for tower mounted amplifiers, GPS and satellite distribution or any other application where a high performance splitter with DC pass through is required.
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ZFSWA2-63DR+ Switch

Absorptive SPDT Solid State RF Switch Features: • Wide bandwidth 0.5-6.0GHz, • Very high isolation, 65 dB at 1GHz, • Very fast switching, 35 ns, • Rugged case with internal hermetically sealed ceramic semiconductor module.
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ZABT-2R15G+ Bias-Tee/Diplexer

Satellite Power Inserter Featuring: • Simple installation in a Satellite System, • Integrated 10 MHz diplexer and DC Bias-Tee, • Low RF Insertion Loss: 0.4 dB Typ 950-2150 MHz.
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Wideband Microwave Amplifier AVA-24+

AmpAVA-24The Mini-Circuits AVA-24+ is a surface-mount, microwave amplifier and fully integrated gain block up to 20 GHz. It is packaged in Mini-Circuits’ industry standard 3×3 mm MCLP (QFN) package, which provides excellent RF and thermal performance.

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ZN4PD1-63W+ Coaxial Power Splitter/Combiner

ZN4PD1-63Wsplit-combThis 4-way, in-phase splitter and combiner covers a wide frequency range between 250-6000MHz, making this splitter now suitable for GPS, GSM, DCS and PCS frequency bands, in addition to WiFi, Bluetooth and 802.11a uses.

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ZHL-30W-262+ High Power Amplifier

ZHL-30W-262AmpZHL-30W-262+ is a ruggedized High Power Amplifier delivering 30W signals covering the 2400 MHz ISM, WLAN and S-Band radar bands. This amplifier supports a variety of applications from communication, radar to critical test and measurement systems and includes over-temperature self-protect and alarming circuits.

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ZVE-3W-183+ High Power Amplifier

ZVE3W183ampMini-Circuits New Coaxial High Power Amplifier - 50Ω 3W 6 to 18 GHz. Features include high power, 3 W, high dynamic range, high gain of 35 dB typ. and good directivity of 35 dB typ. Internal voltage is regulated for 13 to 18 VDC.

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Bi-Directional Coupler

BiDirCouplerZGDC35-93HP+ is a 35 dB DC pass high power bi-directional coupler covering the frequency range of 900 to 9000 MHz. Directivity is 25 dB typical and coupling flatness is ±0.8 dB typical over 1050 to 8000 MHz.

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Understanding VCO Concepts

This application note looks at VCO fundamentals, for typical oscillator designs through tuning sensitivity characteristics. Examples of a Colpitts and Clapp circuit are presented.


Biasing Constant Current MMICs

The Mini-Circuits family of microwave monolithic integrated circuit (MMIC) Darlington amplifiers offers the RF designer multi-stage performance in packages that look like a discrete transistor.


New Low-Profile Hermetic LTCC Mixer Series Raises the Bar for Reliability, Performance, and Price

A new family of ultra-reliable mixers, developed by Mini-Circuits, combines low-temperature cofired ceramic (LTCC) circuitry and specially selected semiconductor dice in a hermetically sealed case at 1/10th the price of comparable products on the market. Fully automated, tightly-controlled, and highly repeatable processes ensure excellent performance at temperatures up to 125 degrees C.