Ventura, California – December, 2001 — 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 component& It”s newest product offering is the Re-configurable Matrix System (RMS). The RMS is offered as a solution for the new generation of re-configurable and expandable state-of-the-art test (ATE) systems. It provides the user with the capability to configure the interconnection of all internal components and add additional components to a test system, thereby extending its functionality.

While the internal control interface is CANBus-based, the RMS software makes it transparent for users when a different control interface (e. g. GPIB, Ethernet, RS 232, and RS 485) is specified. Dow-Key Microwave offers full technical support for the integration process.

The RMS consists of the following:

  • Universal Matrix Cage
  • Translator Card for various standard control interfaces
  • Electro-mechanical Switches and other switchable components with CANBus Interface
  • Standard mounting hardware to support the mechanical integration,

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, Integrated Modular Switch Assemblies, For more information, call the DowKey Sales Department at (905) 650-0260 or visit our web site at