1996 - 2016
BSEE - KB3UON
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April 19, 2016
PMI Model No. PEC-53-12-10-15-SFF is a 1.0 to 2.0 GHz Low Noise Amplifier. This amplifier has a minimum gain of 53 dB with ±0.75 dB flatness, OP1dB of +16 dBm minimum and a noise figure of 0.7 dB typical. Other feature include IN/OUT VSWR of 1:5:1, operates using +12 to +15 VDC @ 450 mA (measured @ 253 mA) and SMA female connectors.
PMI Model No. P4T-100M50G-100-T-RD is an Absorptive, SP4T PIN Diode Switch operates over 0.1 to 50.0 GHz. Features low insertion loss, high isolation in a slimline package and a TTL compatible driver for ease of system integration. Specifications include Insertion loss, 5 dB @ 18 GHz to 14 dB @ 50 GHz, Isolation of 80 dB @ 50 GHz, switching speed of 50 ns max, Input Power 20 dBm CW max and operates using ±5 VDC supplies current draw of 200 mA max and 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.
Posted April 20, 2016