PHYSICAL ETHERNET SWITCH MATRIX WITH GPIB AND ETHERNET INTERFACES

Ventura, California – July, 2005

Dow-Key Microwave (a subsidiary of Dover Corp., NYSE:DOV), is an AS9100/ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of electromechanical coaxial and waveguide switches, switch matrices, integrated modular assemblies, and related passive components. Its newest product, a CANBUS-based Ethernet Physical Switch Matrix with GPIB and Ethernet control interfaces, covers a 1 GHz bandwidth.

The Switch Matrix is housed in 3U rack mountable chassis, and can accept one to eight 1X4 Switching Modules. Installation and removal of the Switching Modules are from the rear panel. Modules are optimized for 100 Ω differential pairs impedance. While the 5105 Switch Matrix is designed for Ethernet signal routing applications, it can also be utilized as a building block for other ATE applications.

This CANBUS-based Switch Matrix was designed with focus on reliability and maintainability. This design supports the requirement for MTTR (Mean Time to Repair) of less than 1 hour.

 

Typical Performance (P/N 5105):

Operating Bandwidth: 1 GHz
VSWR: 1.5: 1 @ 20 MHz
Near End Cross Talk: 40 dB @ 20 MHz
Input – Output Resistance: 1 Ω
Switching Time: 50 ms

For more information, call the Dow-Key Sales Department at (805) 650-0260 or visit our web site at http:/www.dowkey.com.

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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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