Model: PXS-500M18G-60-SFF

PMI Model No. PSX-500M18G-60-SFF is a pin diode transfer switch that operates over the 500 MHz to 18 GHz frequency range.  This model incorporates a TTL compatible driver for easy system integration.  Hermetically sealed units are available as an option.



  • Low Insertion Loss
  • High Isolation
  • Fast Switching Speed
  • Small Size


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Product Feature
Typical Characteristics Report

Unit Data: 




Frequency 0.5 to 18.0 GHz
Isolation 60 dB Min - Measured 83.90 dB
Insertion Loss 3.0 dB Max - Measured 2.80 dB
VSWR In/Out 1.9:1 Max - Measured 1.85:1
Input Power +20 dBm CW Max
Switching Speed

100 ns Max - Measured 91.04 ns

DC Voltage and Current

+5 VDC @ 60 mA Typ - Measured 26 mA

-15 VDC @ 75 mA Typ - Measured 49 mA

Control Signal

Two Line TTL

RF Connectors SMA (F)
Weight 1.4 oz. Typ
Size 1.0" x 1.0" x 0.5"


Environmental Ratings:

Temperature:  -45 ºC to +85 ºC Operating
 -65ºC to +125 ºC 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