Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc.
7311-F Grove Road Frederick, MD 21704 USA

Tel: 301-662-5019, Fax: 301-662-1731
ISO 9001:2000 Certified



Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. is very proud to announce that effective December 17, 2003 PMI has become ISO 9001:2000 Certified for the following scope of registration: Research, Development, Custom Design and Manufacture of RF/ Microwave Components, Super Components and Subsystems, in the DC to 40 GHz Frequency Range.  Please click here to see PMI's ISO Certificate.



PMI Model TD-30T-218-FC-HS is a high speed threshold detector designed to operate over 2 to 18 GHz frequency range. It has an external adjustment to vary the threshold level from -10 dBm to -20 dBm, with an input flatness of typically +/-1.0 dB and VSWR of less than 3.0:1. This unit comes in a very small size with field removable SMA connectors for surface mounting or typical coaxial connection.


  Frequency Range 2.0 GHz to 18.0 GHz Minimum
  VSWR 3.0:1 Maximum
  Dynamic Range -20 dBm to -10 dBm Minimum (-20 dBm to +5 dBm Typical)
  Input Flatness +/-2.0 dB Maximum, (+/-1.0 dB Typical)
  Response Time 100 nS Maximum, (50 nS Typical)
  Output TTL
  Power Supply +12V @ 100 mA Maximum
  RF Connector Removable SMA (Female)
  Output Connector Removable SMA (Female)
  Threshold Adjust Solder Pin
  Size 0.80" x 0.62" x 0.40"
  Weight 0.50 Ounce


Available Options:

Please contact the factory for additional options.


Environmental Ratings:


Our standard environmental ratings are as follows, for specific requirements please contact us...
 Temperature:  -55 C to +85 C Operating
 -65 C to +125 C Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A



Outline Drawing:

Click here to see an outline drawing of TD-30T-218-FC-HS


Product Feature:

Product Feature on TD-30T-218-FC-HS


Test Report:

Test Data on TD-30T-218-FC-HS.  Threshold Detector designed to operate over 2 to 18 GHz Frequency Range


Test Data (09/03/04):

Test Data on TD-30T-218-FC-HS


Test Data (02/23/07):
Test Data on TD-30T-218-FC-HS


Press Release:

Press Release on TD-30T-218-FC-HS


Further Information:

Click here to view our short form page on our Threshold Detectors