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January 16, 2018 -
in its product lineup the
availability of four new devices in its lineup of RF and microwave components. Included
are a MMIC 2-way 90° hybrid covers 5 to 11 GHz, a broadband 75 Ω surface-mount transformer
covers 10 to 1400 MHz, a wideband MMIC balun covers 5500 to 13500 MHz in 3 x 3 mm QFN
package, and an ultra-wideband coaxial LNA matched from 0.5 to 15 GHz.
Tiny MMIC 2-Way 90° Hybrid Covers 5 to 11 GHz
EPQ-113+ is an ultra-wideband MMIC 2-way 90° hybrid covering a wide range of applications
from the 5 to 11 MHz. Fabricated using IPD process on GaAs, this model provides
0.6 dB typical insertion loss, 19 dB isolation, 3.7° phase unbalance, and 0.8 dB
amplitude unbalance. Capable of handling RF input power handling up to +32 dBm for
5 min max and +30 dBm continuous, the hybrid supports power requirements for use
in both transmit and receive paths. Housed in a tiny 4x4mm QFN package, it provides excellent
repeatability and high reliability in operating environments from -45 to +85 °C.
This tiny hybrid is an ideal building block for signal processing designs requiring 90Â°
phase offset and to insulate circuits from reflective elements.
Broadband 75 Ω Surface-Mount Transformer Covers 10 to 1400 MHz
TCM2-142-75X+ is a surface-mount transmission line transformer supporting use in 75 Ω
systems operating over the 10 to 1400 MHz range. This model provides a secondary/primary
impedance ratio of 2:1 with 1.3 dB insertion loss, 17 dB typical return loss,
0.5 dB amplitude, and 10° phase unbalance. The transformer handles up to 0.4W
RF power and 30 mA DC current. It features core and wire construction mounted on
a 5-pad plastic base with gold over nickel termination finish. This tiny unit occupies
only 0.15 x 0.15 x 0.15" of board space and features Mini-Circuits' unique Top Hat feature
to improve speed and accuracy of pick and place assembly.
Wideband MMIC Balun Covers 5500 to 13500 MHz in 3 x 3 mm QFN
Mini-Circuits' MTX2-143+ is a wideband MMIC balun transformer with an impedance ratio
of 2:1 covering a wide range of applications from 5500 to 13500 MHz. This model
is designed for applications where conversion of a single-ended 50 Ω line
into a balanced 100 Ω line is needed. Fabricated using IPD process technology, this
model provides outstanding repeatability from lot to lot. The transformer achieves 1.3 dB
insertion loss, 1.0 dB amplitude unbalance, 8° phase unbalance, and RF power
handling up to +34 dBm (2.5 W). The unit comes housed in a tiny, 12-pad 3 x
3 x 0.80 mm QFN package with low inductance and excellent thermal efficiency.
Ultra-Wideband Coaxial LNA Matched from 0.5 to 15 GHz
ZX60-153LN+ is an ultra-wideband connectorized LNA providing low noise figure of typically
2.4 dB across the entire 0.5 to 15 GHz frequency range, supporting a broad
range of applications including WiFi, LTE, S-Band radar, C-Band and X-band SatCom and
test instrumentation. It delivers 17 dB typical gain with ±2.7 dB flatness,
P1dB of +16 dBm, and +28 dBm IP3. The amplifier operates on a single +12 V
supply with low current consumption and comes housed in a rugged, compact unibody case
(0.74 x 0.75 x 0.46") with SMA connectors. Click here for full details...
Click here to view all new products from Mini-Circuits
Mini-Circuits is a global leader in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of
RF, IF, and microwave components and integrated modules covering the DC to 50 GHz band,
for commercial, industrial, space, and military applications, including: WiMax, CATV,
Cellular Wireless, RFID, Medical Equipment, Test Equipment, Receivers, Transmitters Aerospace,
Mil-Spec and Satellite applications. Rapid response, innovative design, demanding quality
standards, fast turnaround, value pricing, on-time delivery, and top-notch customer service
have helped make Mini-Circuits an industry leader. With 27 different product lines representing
thousands of off-the-shelf and custom models, Mini-Circuits offers the world's largest
variety of over 10,000 signal processing products.
Posted January 17, 2018