Ventura, California — January, 2002 – 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, introduces a new family of electromechanical matrices based on a CANbus (Controller Area Network) interface. The CANbus interface provides simplicity and flexibility to the everincreasing complexity of today”s switch matrices. Developed specifically for the ATE market, the product line includes a Full Access (Fan-out) switch matrix that is designed to cover all present and future frequency bands for wireless applications.
There are 3 basic configurations of CANbus switch matrices: PN 2501 – a standard 6 x 6 with 6 input and 6 output SP6T switches; PN 2502 – a 6 x 6 Full Access (Fan-out) with 6 input broadband power dividers and 6 output SP6T switches; and PN 2503 – a 6 x 6 Full Access (Fan-out) with 6 input low noise amps, 6 input broadband power dividers, and 6 output SP6T switches.
|Frequency (GHz)||DC to 18||.8 to 4||.8 to 4|
|Insertion Loss (Max.)||4 dB||10.5 dB||15 dB (gain)|
|Isolation (Min.)||85 dB||60 dB||60 dB|
|RF Power (CW)||25||10||-10 dBn|
Dow-Key”s product line of switches range from Single-Pole Single-Throw to Single-Pole 14-Throw as well as Transfer, Inline models, Waveguide designs, Switch Matrices, Integrated Modular Assemblies, and related passive components. For more information, call the Dow-Key Sales Department at (805) 650-0260 or visit our web site at