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 TDCS-4T-10F-HP is a high power (2 watts) Threshold Detector Coupler Switch designed to operate over the 9 to 10.5 GHz Frequency Range, with a VSWR of 1.5:1.  This unit comes in a small size with GPO connectors on the RF Input-Output-Transmit.  Solder pins on the DC power and detector output.  This unit is hermetically sealed for severe military environments.



  Frequency: 9.0 GHz to 10.5 GHz
  Insertion Loss: < 2.0 dB Maximum
  Insertion Loss Variation With Frequency: +/-0.5 dB P-P Maximum
  Threshold Logic "1" at TTL Output For RF Input > -2dBm
  Threshold Logic "0" at TTL Output For RF Input < -4dBm
  Response Time of Threshold: 200 nS Maximum
  Stabilitiy: +/-0.75dB Maximum over Temperature and Frequency
  Power Incident Average: 2 Watts
  Type Switch: Reflective
  VSWR: 1.5:1 Maximum
  Isolation: 40dB Minimum
  Switching Time: (50% TTL to 90%/10% RF) 500 nS Maximum

TTL Compatible, Single Control

Logic "1" = J1 to J2 Path On

Logic "0" = J1 to J3 Path On

  RF Power (1dB Compression) +15dBm, IP3 25dBm Minimum
  DC Voltage +5V @ 150mA, -5V @ 70mA
  Switch Output Third Order

   Intercept Point at RF Output

25dB Minimum
  RF In/Out/Transmit Connector: GPO Male
  Coupling: 17dB +/-3.0 dB
  TTL Control

   Threshold Out Connectors

Solder Pin
  Hermetically Sealed: MIL-STD-883
  Size: 1.20" x 1.50" x 0.40"
  Weight: 1.5 Ounce Typical


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 TDCS-4T-10F-HP


Product Feature:

Product Feature on TDCS-4T-10F-HP


Test Report:

Test Report on TDCS-4T-10F-HP


Test Data:

Test Data on TDCS-4T-10F-HP


Press Release:

Press Release on TDCS-4T-10F-HP


Further Information:

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