Ventura, California – April, 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 product performs up to 8 GHz and is configured as a 2×24 unidirectional, non-blocking Switch Matrix.

The EWAB 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 5014 Switch Matrix is designed as a test application for a 2.4 GBs fiber optic product and can be utilized as a building block for numerous ATE applications, especially in the area of high-speed digital systems.

Each unit is equipped with a LCD front panel display and keypad for manual override and is housed in a low profile 4U rack mountable chassis. This CANbus-based Switch Matrix offers an enclosure and power supply matched for EMI integrity. Impedance is 50 Ohms, and switching speed is 50 ms.

Specifications: (P/N 5104)

Operating Bandwidth: 70 kHz to 8 GHz
Insertion Loss:
All Passive Components rated: DC to 18 GHz
Broadband Input Amplifiers: 65 kHz to 15 GHz (22 ps rise)

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