Planar Monolithic Industries' (PMI) September 2019 Product Announcement

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Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) recently introduced six new products in their extensive line of RF and microwave components. Included are a successive detection log video amplifier (SDLVA) for 0.1 to 2.0 GHz; a 18 GHz, 12-BIT, vector phase shifter; a digital frequency discriminator (DFD) for 20 to 18.0 GHz, a 100 MHz amplified 8-way power divider, a 7-bit programmable attenuator for 1.0 to 18.0 GHz, a 0.1 to 50.0 GHz SP16T absorptive switch, and a Frequency Discriminator for 0.5 to 1.5 GHz. Contact PMI today for more information.

PMI Model No. SDLVA-1G20G-58-12-SFF Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier - RF CafePMI Model No. SDLVA-1G20G-58-12-SFF

PMI Model No. SDLVA-1G20G-58-12-SFF is a Successive Detection Log Video Amplifier (SDLVA) that operates over the frequency range of 1.0 to 20.0 GHz. Has a frequency flatness of ±2.0 dB, a logging range of -54 to +5 dBm, and a typical log video output slope of 14 mV/dB. This unit is outfitted with SMA female connectors in our standard PE2 housing measuring 1.08" x 0.71" x 0.29".

PMI Model No. DFD-2G18G-5512 Digital Frequency Discriminator - RF CafePMI Model No. DFD-2G18G-5

PMI Model No. DFD-2G18G-5512 is a Digital Frequency Discriminator (DFD) operating over the 20 to 18.0 GHz frequency range. This DFD offers a dynamic range of -50 to +15 dBm with a maximum input power of +17 dBm CW. This unit measures 5.98" x 5.79" x 1.28" (152 mm x 147 mm x 32.5 mm) and has SMA female connector for the RF input port. This model incorporates conduction cooling and the ability to be mounted via screw holes located on the underside of the unit or via the wedge locks located at the top of the unit .

PMI Model No. APD-8-100M-28V Amplified 8-Way Power Divider - RF CafePMI Model No. APD-8-100M-28V

PMI Model No. APD-8-100M-28V is an Amplified 8-Way Power Divider that operates at the frequency range of 100 MHz. This model has a typical output port to port isolation of 25 dB and a maximum insertion loss of 4 ± 1.5 dB. Other specifications VSWR In/Out: 2:1 Max; Noise Figure: 9 dB Max; Input Power P1dB: +13 dBm Typ. - Measured +14.5 dBm; Input Power: +20 dBm Max. (Survival); Output Port to Port Isolation: 25 dB Typ. - Measured 33 dB and Power Supply: +28 V @ +750 mA Max. - Measured 172 mA. It is outfitted with SMA female connectors in a housing measuring 4.00" x 2.00" x 0.55" .

PMI Model No. DTA-1G18G-60-7-CD-1-HERM, 7-Bit Programmable AttenuatorPMI Model No. DTA-1G18G-60-7-CD-1-HERM

PMI Model No. DTA-1G18G-60-7-CD-1-HERM, 7-Bit Programmable Attenuator that operates over the frequency range of 1.0 to 18.0 GHz. Has a maximum insertion loss of 5 dB and a maximum VSWR of 2.0:1. Other specification include Mean Attenuation Range of 60 dB; Flatness of 20 dB: ±1.0 dB, Max., 40 dB: ±1.25 dB Max, and 60 dB: ±3.0 dB Max; Temperature Coefficient (Max.): ±0.02 dB/°C; Attenuation Accuracy of 0 to 20 dB: ±1.0 dB Max, 20 to 40 dB: ±1.5 dB Max, 40 to 60 dB: ±2.0 dB Max: Minimum Attenuation Step: 0.5 dB; Operating Power: +17 dBm CW; Survival Power: 1 W Average from -65°C to +25°C. This unit has SMA female connectors and a 15-Pin Micro-D female connector in a hermetically sealed housing measuring 2.00" x 2.79" x 0.66" .

PMI Model No. P16T-100M50G-100-T-DEC - RF CafePMI Model No. P16T-100M50G-100-T-DEC

PMI Model P16T-100M50G-100-T-DEC is a SP16T Absorptive Switch that operates from 0.1 to 50.0 GHz. This model offers a typical insertion loss of 16 dB while maintaining a typical isolation of 70 dB. It operates at 20 dBm CW, 100 ns switching speed and is controlled with TTL logic Power requirements are +12 VDC @ 800 mA Max, -12 VDC @ 720 mA Max. Other features include 2.4mm connectors, nickel plated finish and 12.00" x 5.50" x 0.65" package size. 

PMI Model No. FD-1G-500M-55-SFF Frequency Discriminator - RF CafePMI Model No. FD-1G-500M-55-SFF

PMI Model No. FD-1G-500M-55-SFF is a Frequency Discriminator that operates at a center frequency of 1.0 GHz. It has a peak to peak bandwidth of 500 MHz with an input power dynamic range of -10 to 0 dBm. The sensitivity into a 93 Ohm load is 10 mV/ MHz. Other specifications include Input VSWR of 2.0:1 Max, Offset Adjust ±100 mV Min, Accuracy ±10 MHz @ +25 °C, ±25 MHz @ 0 °C to +50 °C, Rise Time of 10 ns Typ and operates using +5 V @ 25 mA Typ (No Load), -5 V @ 70 mA Typ (No Load). Unit size is 2.5" x 1.0" x 0.4" and has SMA Female connectors .


About Planar Monolithics Industries (PMI)

Planar Monolithics was founded basically to take advantage of the growing demand in monolithic-based products using the hybrid MIC/MMIC technology innovations that are mushrooming in a big way all over the world. High performance and reliable products can be obtained by using this technology. Planar Monolithics will meet these requirements. Planar Monolithics organization has been setup to design, develop, manufacture, test, and market complex state-of-the-art hybrid RF/microwave and monolithic integrated circuits (MIC/MMIC) and components, and hybrid MIC/MMIC supercomponents and subsystems. Planar Monolithics provides its unique products for applications in space, military, communications, telecommunications, commercial, and consumer electronics systems.


Sebastian Palacio

Director of Sales & Marketing

Principal Applications Engineer

Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc.

7311-F Grove Road

Frederick, Maryland  21704, USA

CAGE Code: 05XQ0

Phone: (301) 662-5019

Cell: (301) 455-9897

E-Mail: spalacio@pmi-rf.com

Website: www.pmi-rf.com



Posted September 20, 2019