SOLID STATE CANBUS-BASED 3.4 – 4.2 GHz FAN-OUT

Ventura, California – June, 2005

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, a CANBUS-based Solid State Switch Matrix with RS 422 control interface, performs from 3.4 to 4.2 GHz and is available in full fan-out configurations from 32X32 to 32X64.

The Matrix consists of two Input Modules (housed in 3U rack mountable chassis), four Output Modules (each housed in 6U rack mountable chassis), and one Controller Module (housed in a 3U rack mountable chassis). The Controller Module is equipped with a Windows-based PC computer and front-panel with touch screen for manual override. While the 5096 Switch Matrix is designed for signal routing applications, it can also be utilized as a building block for numerous ATE applications.

This CANBUS-based Switch Matrix is designed with a focus on reliability and easy maintenance. To support the ”less than one hour” requirement for MTTR (Mean Time to Repair), the matrix is equipped with hot swappable redundant power supplies and hot swappable input and output cartridges.Impedance is 50 Ω.

 

Typical Performance (P/N 5096):

Operating Bandwidth: 3.4 – 4.2 GHz
VSWR: 1.35:1
Gain: -14 ±1dB
Isolation: 60 dB Min Input /Output, Output/Output (Different Input)
40 dB Min Output/Output (Common Input)
Noise Figure: <16 dB
IP3: +2 dBm Min
1 dB Compression Point: +10 dBm Minimum Input Power
RF Connectors: SMA

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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