Ventura, California — February, 2003 — Dow-Key Microwave (a subsidiary of Dover Corp., NYSE:DOV), is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of electro-mechanical coaxial and waveguide switches, switch matrices, integrated modular assemblies, and related passive components.
The newest product is an 18 GHz CANbus-Controlled SP6T Smart Switch with internal 50 W termination. DC characteristics include 22-26 VDC (24 VDC nominal operating current is 250 mA typical @ 20ºC) operation. Equipped with a latching actuator, this device switches in 50 ms (max).
This Smart Multi-Position Switch targets the ATE market and provides excellent insertion loss repeatability (± 0.05 dB up to 9 GHz). CANbus architecture allows for an easy integration of large switching systems that could utilize over 150 switches in one network, reducing complex programming and integration time for an overall system.
|Frequency Range (GHz)||DC-4||4-8||8-12||12-18|
|Insertion Loss (dB Max.)||0.2||0.3||0.4||0.6|
|Isolation (dB Min.)||80||70||65||60|
|RF Power, WCW||100||70||60||45|
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.