Ventura, California – April, 2001 — 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 (P/N 567-5308) is a Micro Miniature Radial Multi-position (SP3T to SP6T) Switch that performs tip to 18 GHz. DC Characteristics include 24-32 VDC (28 VDC nominal operating current is 130 mA typical @ 20ºC), The switch is equipped with an actuator, providing a “normally open” mode of operation. Switching time is 15 Ms.
This extremely small switch provides, a basic building black for the manufacture of VXI and PX1 microwave switch modules. Up to 7 switches can be housed in a single C size VXIbus card slot. Due to its small size the cards can be designed with front panel plug-in switches. This plug-in concept allows the user to replace a switch without service interruption in other segments of the card. Specifications:
|Frequency Range(GHz)||DC – 3||3-8||8-12.4||12.4 – 18|
|VWR (max )||1.20:1||1.30:1||1.40:1||1.50:1|
|Insertion Loss(max.)||0.20 dB||0.30 dB||0.40 dB||0.50 dB|
|Isolation (Min )||80 dB||70 dB||60 dB||60 dB|
|RF POWER, WCW||50||35||25||10|
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 http://dowkey.com