MINI-SMT® Series

The new MINI-SMT™ tunable filter advances our popular MINI-POLE® Series by providing Surface Mount (SMT) capability along with the field proven RF power handling, low distortion and exceptional selectivity performance of our MINI-POLE® filters.  MINI-SMT™ bandpass options are available from 700 MHz to 3 GHz.

Specifications

Frequency Coverage (8 bands): 700 MHz to 3000 MHz
Input/Output Impedance: 50Ω
Inband RF Power Handling: +30 dBm (input)
Inband Third Order
Intercept Point:
+40 dBm (input)
Shape Factor (30dB/3dB)
6 ±.5 (typical); 8 max
Tuning Control: Parallel or Serial
Tuning Speed: 25 µS (typical); 35 µS (max) 
DC Power:
+3.3 VDC ≤250 mA
Operating Temperature Range : -40 to + 85°C
Center Frequency Drift: 80 PPM/°C

The following plots illustrate approximate performance (not representative of all frequency ranges):

MN-960-1240-3-S03

MN-1000-1500-5-S03

 

MN-1500-2000-5-S03

The Selection Guide illustrates approximate performance; table values are shown as average/maximum.

 

Frequency Range
Suffix
% Bandwidth (3dB)
Insertion Loss

Shape Factor (30 dB / 3 dB)

Overall Low Side High Side

700 to 1000 MHz
-5
4.7
3.65
6.5
6.45
6.48
960 to 1240 MHz
-3
3.2
4.95
7.0
7.2
6.5
1000 to 1500 MHz
-5
4.7
3.65
6.5
6.58
6.45
1500 to 2000 MHz
-5
5.4
3.8
6.8
6.3
7.6
2000 to 2500 MHz
-5
4.9
3.55
7.3
8.6
6.1
2500 to 3000 MHz
-5
5.2
3.88
7.99
7.88
8.5
Series    Frequency(MHz)    Bandwidth   Connector Type
MN  –  1000-1500 –  5 –  S03
             
    700-1000   5   S03
    960-1240   3  
    1000-1500      
    1500-2000      
    2000-2500      
    2500-3000      

The SPI tune command interface is a standard SPI interface with Mode = 0 (CPOL = 0, CPHA = 0). Thereare always 8 data bits. Any bits that do not affect the frequency offset of thefilter should always be set to 0. The interface receives the data MSB first.

PIN#  REF DES  Description  Max Ratings 
1-2 NC Do not connect or the filter may not work correctly
3 SPI MOSI  SPI master out slave in -0.3V to 4V
4 SPI MISO SPI master in slave out -0.3V to 4V
5 SPI SCK -0.3V to 4V
6 SPI CS SPI Chip Select -0.3V to 4V
7-8 NC Do not connect or the filter may not work correctly  
9 SER/NPAR Bit for serial or parallel mode  
10 Tune Ready Filter Tune Ready Bit  
11-19 GND Ground  
20 RF IN Filter Input +30 dBm (in band),
+37dBm (out of band)
 21-22 GND  Gound  
23 RF OUT Filter Output +30 dBm (in band),
+37dBm (out of band)
24 GND  Ground   
25 +3.3V  Vcc -0.3V to 4V
26 GND  Ground   
27 NC Do not connect or the filter may not work correctly  
28 A7 Parallel Data Bit 8 -0.3V to 4V
29 A6 Parallel Data Bit 7 -0.3V to 4V
30 A5 Parallel Data Bit 6 -0.3V to 4V
31 A4 Parallel Data Bit 5 -0.3V to 4V
 32 A3 Parallel Data Bit 4 -0.3V to 4V
 33 A2 Parallel Data Bit 3 -0.3V to 4V
 34 A1 Parallel Data Bit 2 -0.3V to 4V
 35 A0 Parallel Data Bit 1 -0.3V to 4V
 36 GND Ground -0.3V to 4V

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