Operating Precautions for RF Amplifiers
RF amplifiers are used in many applications because they provide maximum performance in many characteristics. To do this, amplifiers utilize high performance semiconductor components.
Frequently Asked Questions About Attenuators
Read frequently asked questions about attenuators for general information and for specific applications to best fir your needs.
High Performance, Low Cost, Surface-Mount Quadrature Couplers
Mini-Circuits has developed series of high performance 3 dB quadrature couplers. These products exhibit low insertion loss, amplitude unbalance and phase unbalance with good isolation covering ...
Terms and Definitions: Attenuators
All the terms you need to make an informed decision about the right attenuator for your application.
Using Model PSW-1211 as a SPST Switch
This article discusses the similarities between models PSW-1211 and PSW-1111, and the addition of a 50-ohm resistor into PSW-1211.
Miniature Power Splitter
Mini-Circuits now has developed a wide band miniature splitter in a small package, 0.15x 0.15 x 0.15", which does not need any external components. This reduced size is made possible by a ...
Line Stretchers Ease VCO Load-Pull Testing
It is a standard industry practice to measure frequency variation when the VCO output realizes a load with 12 dB return loss. A skilled technician may take several minutes to several hours to do ...
USB/Ethernet Power Detector PWR Series Quick Start Guide
Now that you have a Mini-Circuits PWR power detector, you can make key measurements of all kinds of RF components. This articles lists instructions with everything you need to know set up your ...
Low-Cost Ultra High Isolation SPDT Switch
Mini-Circuits has developed a pair of low-cost, high isolation, fast switching, TTL-driven, connectorized-switches that have a typical isolation of 85 dB at 1 GHz and 60 dB at 5 GHz.
Biasing of HSWA2-30DR+ SPDT Switch with a 5V Supply Voltage
The HSWA2-30DR+ switch uses a patented CMOS technology and operates with single positive supply voltage from 2.7V to 3.3V. This model has a patent pending low noise negative voltage generator ...
A wide variety of PIN diode and GaAs high-speed, high-isolation switches are available from Mini-Circuits, including models with built-in TTL drivers, operating up to 5 GHz. Select from SPST, ...
Enabling Performance in the presence of DC on LTCC Dual Filters
Mini-Circuits LFCN-291-1PM+ is a sharp rejection, dual LTCC filter designed for use in a variety of applications including a differential filter in an IF section of a heterodyne transceiver system.