Ventura, California – August, 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. Its’ newest product is a CANBus-based Switching Matrix (P/N 5013) equipped with a built-in Ethernet port (802.3). This product performs up to 18 GHz, providing a cost-effective bi-directional 2 x 6 Switch Matrix with extremely low Input-Output Insertion Loss. Users can easily access this matrix from anywhere in the world via TCP/IP protocols on 10BaseT networks.

CANbus Switch Matrices are built with highly modular structures that permit rapid assembly of customized systems thereby providing reduced lead times.

Each unit is equipped with a LCD front panel display and keypad for manual override. Enclosed in a low profile 5.25″(3U) 19″ rack mountable chassis, this switch matrix occupies less than 7″ of the rack depth. In addition, the enclosure and power supply are matched for EMI integrity.



Frequency Range (GHz) DC-8 8-12 12-18
VSWR (Max.) 1.4:1 1.5:1 1.7:1
Insertion Loss (dB Max.) 0.4 0.6 0.9
Isolation (dB Min.) 70 60 50

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:/

For more information, call the DowKey Sales Department at (805) 650-0260 or visit our web site at