CANBUS-BASED COAXIAL SWITCH MATRIX WITH ETHERNET GPIB RS-232 RS-485 AND CANBUS INTERFACE FROM DOW-KEY MICROWAVE

Ventura, California – March, 2003

Dow-Key Microwave (a subsidiary of Dover Corp., NYSE:DOV), is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of electromechanical coaxial and waveguide switches, switch matrices, integrated modular assemblies, and related passive components. Its newest product is a CANbus-based Coaxial Switch Matrix system with Ethernet, GPIB, RS-232, RS-485, and CANbus control interfaces. This matrix performs up to 18 GHz and can be configured with up to four SP10T switch assemblies.

The EWEB version of this product can be easily accessed from anywhere in the world via TCP/IP protocols on 10Base-T networks using HTTP 1.0 interface. The 4104- Series Switch Matrix is a perfect solution for RF signal routing especially between multiple transceivers and antennas. This matrix can also be utilized as a building block for numerous ATE applications.

Each unit, equipped with a LCD front panel display and keypad for manual override, is housed in a low profile (1.75″H x 19″W x1 4.5″D) rack mountable chassis. This CANbus-based Switch Matrix also offers an enclosure and power supply matched for EMI integrity. Impedance is 50 Ohms, switching speed is 50 ms,

Specifications: (P/N 4104)

Frequency Range (GHz) DC – 8 DC – 8-12 DC – 12-18
VSWR (max.) 1.35:1 1.40:1 1.80:1
Insertion Loss (dB Max.) 0.30 dB 0.40 dB 0.80 dB
Isolation (dB Min.) 70 dB 60 dB 60 dB

Dow-Key”s product line of switches range from single-pole single-throw to single-pole 14-throw as well as transfer, inline, waveguide, switch matrices, and integrated modular switch assemblies. For more information, call the Dow-Key Sales Department at (805) 650-0260 or visit our web site at http://www.dowkey.com.