Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) Intros a Phase Shifter, SDLVA, SP2T Switch, and RF Amplifier

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Planar Monolithic Industries (PMI) recently introduced four new products in their extensive line of RF and microwave components - an absorptive SP2T PIN diode switch for 50 MHz to 18 GHz, a compact RF amplifier for 50 MHz to 18.0 GHz, an SDLVA (Successive Detection Logarithmic Video Amplifier) for 50 MHz to 18 GHz, and an 8-bit digital phase shifter for 2.0 to 6.0 GHz.

Absorptive SP2T Pin Diode Switch for 50 MHz to 18 GHz

PMI P2T-50M40G-95-T-515-SFF-OPT18G Speficifations - RF CafePMI Model P2T-50M40G-95-T-515-SFF-OPT18G - RF CafePMI Model No. P2T-50M40G-95-T-515-SFF-OPT18G is an absorptive, single pole, two throw, pin diode switch that operates over the 50 MHz to 18 GHz frequency range. Specifications include Isolation of 100 dB, insertion loss of 4.0 dB, VSWR 2.5:1 maximum / 2.0:1 typical, input power of +20 dBm CW maximum and switching speed 100 ns maximum. This model incorporates a TTL compatible driver for easy system integration.

Compact RF Amplifier for 50 MHz to 18.0 GHz

PMI Model PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFF Specifications - RF CafePMI Model PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFF - RF CafePMI Model Number: PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFF is a 50 MHz to 18.0 GHz compact amplifier. Specification 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.

SDLVA (Successive Detection Logarithmic Video Amplifier) for 50 MHz to 18 GHz

PMI Model No. SDLVA-50M18G-70 - RF CafePMI Model SDLVA-50M18G-70 Specifications - RF CafePMI 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.

8-Bit Digital Phase Shifter for 2.0 to 6.0 GHz

PMI Model PS-2G6G-8B-SFF - RF CafePMI Model PS-2G6G-8B-SFF Specifications - RF CafePMI Model No. PS-2G6G-8B-SFF is a 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.

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



Posted February 20, 2017