Matrix Series in Focus: Models 3206 thru 3211

VENTURA, Calif. (April 14, 2010): 

Matrix Series in Focus:  Models 3206 thru Model 3211 

Models 3206 thru 3211

Application Overview:

Model 3206 thru Model 3211 are solid state matrices offered either with 50-ohm or 75-ohm impedance and are ideal to be used in the broadcasting industry for receiving and transmitting video signals. These systems are available with non-blocking full fan-out (any input connected to any output simultaneously) capability and are offered in IF-band (20-200 MHz), L-band (950-2250 MHz), and broad band (50-2150 MHz).

  • Generally each system is equipped with:
  • Low noise amplifiers (with high dynamic range,)
  • Local control using LCD and pushbutton keypad
  • LAN (Ethernet) interface for remote control
  • Options such as redundant power supply and other remote interfaces such as IEEE-488 (GPIB), RS-232, RS-485, and RS-422, are offered upon request.


Input/Output Configurations:

The standard inputs/outputs configurations start at 8×8 and goes all the way up 128×128. Other configurations may be available upon contacting Dow-Key. The chassis size of these systems range from 2U/3U for the 8×8 up to 18U for the 64×64, and beyond 18U for larger systems.


Model Descriptions:

For other configurations than specified below, contact Dow-Key.

  • Model 3206: 8 by 8 | Full Fan-Out | 20 – 200 MHz (IF-band)
  • Model 3207: 20 by 24| Full Fan-Out | 20 – 200 MHz (IF-band)
  • Model 3208: 8 by 8 to 16 by 16 | Full Fan-Out | 950- 2250 MHz (L-band)
  • Model 3209: 16 by 8 to 16 by 16 | Full Fan-Out | 950- 2250 MHz (L-band)
  • Model 3210: 16 by 16 to 32 by 32 | Full Fan-Out | 950- 2250 MHz (L-band)
  • Model 3211: 64 by 64 | Full Fan-Out | 50 – 1250 MHz (broadband)

Data Sheet:
Capability Guide
Data Sheet: Model 3206
Data Sheet: Model 3207
Data Sheet: Model 3208
Data Sheet: Model 3209
Data Sheet: Model 3210
Data Sheet: Model 3211

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Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of electromechanical RF Switches and Switching Systems, is part of the Microwave Products Group (MPG), which is a subsidiary of Dover Corporation. We specialize in Coaxial Switches, Waveguide Switches, Space Qualified Switches, Electromechanical Switch Matrices, Solid State Switch Matrices, Fiber Optic Switch Matrices, Programmable Delay Lines and much more. Specializing in RF Matrix, Switch Matrix, and RF Switches.

As a leader in RF technology, Dow-Key offers high performance waveguide switches operating up to 70 GHz, coaxial switches operating up to 40 GHz, Hi-Rel switches such as SPDT, transfer switch, T-Switch, various waveguide switches and switching blocks, and switching systems such as SATCOM modules, RF matrices with individual switches, non-blocking crossbar, fan-in and fan-out modules, hybrid switching solution and much more (electromechanical, solid state and fiber optics), in addition to, custom switching designs and reliable solutions, as it is required in today's fast paced communication industry. Our products are used in a wide range of different markets, from commercial, military and to space, with applications in ATE, avionics, ground based, satellite communications, broadcasting, Hi-Rel, and many more. We are specialized in RF technology and custom switching needs. Dow-Key Microwave is AS9100 / ISO-9001:2008 certified and is committed to provide unparalleled customer service, competitive pricing and on-time delivery. Founded in 1945, Dow-Key is the oldest continuously operational RF Relay manufacturer in the United States.

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