comment on this article

Smiths introduces Planar X series of RF filters

Smiths Inteconnect has announced the introduction of its Planar X Series of RF filter solutions with bandpass, bandstop, lowpass and highpass configurations up to 18 GHz (Ku Band).

The Planar X Series is part of an initiative that looks to create cutting-edge board-level ceramic-based thick film RF filters, designed and tested to support various applications markets.

The small footprint, light weight and surface mountable configuration allow for high-volume pick and place applications and make Planar X Series suitable for SATCOM, radar and broadcasting industries.

With the Planar X Series, Smiths Interconnect has leveraged existing thick film process technology upon various dielectric substrates which are designed for use in high-reliability environments, to provide a cost-effective solution offering:

  • Compact size and light weight, resulting in reduced overall system mass in critical space applications
  • Excellent rejection characteristics, providing best in-class RF performance
  • Robust materials, suitable for harsh environment
  • Integration capabilities


Author
Neil Tyler

Comment on this article


This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team.

What you think about this article:


Add your comments

Name
 
Email
 
Comments
 

Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published.
Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.

Related Articles

ATEasy 2021 released

Marvin Test Solutions, a provider of test solutions for military, aerospace, ...

Production challenges

The challenges associated with meeting the needs of customers are now extending ...

HDMI Connectors line

CUI Devices’ Interconnect Group has announced the addition of HDMI connectors ...

Custom MMIC design

Plextek RFI CEO Liam Devlin discusses the technical and commercial ...