Ventura, California – August, 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 26.5 GHz SPDT Latching Switch featuring an operating life of 5 million cycles. DC characteristics include 24-32 VDC (28 VDC nominal), operating current is 110 mA typical @ 20ºC. Equipped with a latching actuator, this device switches in 15 ms (max).

Dow-Key’s innovative design and strict control of the manufacturing processes enhanced by sophisticated quality control ensures that each switch performs within warranty specifications for its entire life. This “Engineered for Life” SPDT Switch is targeting the ATE market.

Typical RF Performance (P/N401KW-3308):

Frequency Range (GHz) DC – 4 4-8 8-12 12-18 18-26.5
VSWR (max.) 1.15:1 1.2:1 1.3:1 1.4:1 1.5:1
Insertion Loss (dB Max.) 0.15 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.5
Isolation (dB Min.) 80 70 65 60 55
RF Power, WCW 100 70 60 45 25

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 https://www.dowkey.com.