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Switch Solutions for Systems with Low PIM Requirements



Dow-Key Microwave, the Leader in RF/Microwave Switch Manufacturing, Has A New White Paper on Switch Solutions for the Public Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, the leading manufacturer of electromechanical switches for radio frequency (RF) and microwave applications has a new white paper, “Switch Solutions for Systems with Low PIM Requirements.” The “Switch Solutions for Systems with Low… Read more »

Miniature MS-Series Matrix (MMS-Series) January



JANUARY TIP OF THE MONTH Did you know Dow-Key Microwave now offers a Mini MS-Series Matrix Matrix built with high-performance Reliant Switch™ product series?  Also the Miniature MS-Series Matrix (MMS-Series) has many applications, where RF switches are needed and not only restricted to VNA extensions but also supports extensive testing on DUT’s!  Most noteworthy mini… Read more »

Dow-Key Microwave at the NAB Show



Dow-Key is attending the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 7 – 10  NAB Show is an annual trade show produced by the National Association of Broadcasters. With more than 93,000 attendees and 1,550 exhibitors. NAB Show is one-stop shopping for new and established broader-casters searching for the latest tools and technologies to create and deliver… Read more »

Dow-Key Microwave Introduces New Low PIM Coaxial Switches with N-Type Connectors



Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, the world leader in electromechanical switches, has been providing Low PIM rated coaxial switches to its customers for few years. Today, Dow-Key is excited to announce the next series of Low PIM switches now available with N-type connectors (in addition to SMA connectors) for both the RF Test and Wireless Communication industries…. Read more »

Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Offers New Matrix Platform



By Offering the Advanced MP-Series of Multiplexers, Dow-Key Gives Users More  Control in Performing Switching and RF Testing Dow-Key, the world’s largest manufacturer of electromechanical switches for radio frequency and microwave applications, is thrilled to highlight another full featured product, the MP-Series Bidirectional Switch Multiplexer. A device that routes one input to various outputs, the… Read more »

Dow-Key Microwave Corporation Earns 2012 Summit Award at Consona Connect User Conference



Manufacturer of Electromechanical Switches Uses Made2Manage ERP Software to More Effectively Manage Business. Consona Corporation (Consona), a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes, today announced at its Consona Connect 2012 user conference that Dow-Key Microwave Corporation (Dow-Key Microwave), the world’s… Read more »

Dow-Key Spotlight on Complex New Crossbar Switch Series



Part of Dow-Key’s New Line of Matrix Switches, the CB-Series is an Advanced Product Geared for Solving Difficult Test Setups and Switching Obstacles Keeping in line with their other new product releases for 2012, Dow-Key Microwave is excited to highlight another full featured product, the CB-Series next generation matrix switch. The CB-Series, a non-blocking crossbar system, creates… Read more »

Check out Dow-Key’s Premium Used Matrices Offered at a Bargain Price!



That’s right! Dow-Key is now offering premium refurbished matrices at a discounted rate! We are currently offering: Refurbished 4xSP6T Manual & GPIB Controlled Switches The 4501 Model is a bidirectional switching system. These switching systems are equipped with four coaxial SP6T terminated switches mounted on the front of the chassis. Each model includes a 2-line… Read more »

RF Switch Industry Leader, Dow Key Microwave, Releases Brand New Product Brochure to Complement Next Generation Matrix Platform



RF and Microwave Technology Manufacturer Looks to Inspire and Educate with Release of Downloadable, Next Generation RF Matrix Platform Brochure Following the release of their next generation RF matrix platform, Dow Key Microwave Corporation is excited for the release of their brand new supplemental brochure to educate users. The brochure, which is available to download… Read more »

RF Matrix – RF Matrices from Dow-Key



Dow-Key Microwave has been at the forefront of RF switch technology for decades and has long been the leader in efficient electromechanical matrix design and development. Current Dow-Key RF technology integrates a Next Generation Matrix Platform; a flexible, yet modular system architecture comprised of a series of brackets, panels and electronic-boards that are universal among… Read more »

Dow-Key Microwave, RF/Microwave Switch Experts Release All New Matrix Platform



Dow-Key Microwave, RF/Microwave Switch Experts Release All New Matrix Platform New RF Switch Matrix Platform Hits the Consumer Market Ventura, CA December 8, 2011 Dow-Key Microwave, masters of innovative RF and Microwave switching solutions, is delighted about the release of their brand new Matrix Platform. The long awaited switch solution is finally here and Dow-Key… Read more »

Dow-Key Microwave Corporation Unveils Brand New Website



Leader in RF Technology, Dow-Key Microwave Corporation Unveils Brand New Website New Website Aims to Streamline the Customer Experience in a Number of Ways Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of RF Switches and RF and Fiber Optic Switching Systems is pleased to announce the launch of their new and improved website. The site… Read more »

Fire Sale, Only $10 Each – Dow-Key’s Stock Program



For a limited time, Dow-Key Microwave is offering part number’s 429-5319-2 and 429A-5319 for only $10 each. They are selling fast. Don’t miss your opportunity and place your order today… CLICK HERE . We must closeout overstocked inventory. Save big on these switches: SPST, High Power, Low Insertion Loss, High Isolation, and DC to 1.5 GHz…. Read more »

Dowkey at the Nas Patuexent River/NAVAIR Technology Expo



Maryland, USA – on October 6, 2010, Larry Neeley, one of Dow-Key Microwave’s Regional Sales Managers, attended the Nas Patuexent River/NAVAIR Technology Expo, which was hosted by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, in Maryland, USA. Dow-Key Microwave joined about 20 other exhibitors, each with a table-top display of their company’s products, at this… Read more »

Dow-key’s Space Product Brochure



Dow-Key has over 40 years of heritage in providing switches to many successful space missions. Our Space Product brochure highlights our experience, our space team, our capacity and qualification in manufacturing environmental and weight sensitive switches: SPDT, Transfer, T-Switch, Waveguides and Switch Block designs. Click on the link below to download the catalog https://www.dowkey.com/space_brochure/… Read more »

Dowkey at the Autotestcon Show



Orlando, Florida (September 13-16, 2010) – Last month, Dow-Key Microwave participated in the Autotestcon Show, held in Orlando, Florida, from September 13th through 16th. The theme of this year’s conference reflected upon not only the fact that 2010 is Autotestcon’s forty-fifth year, but also that their technical program focuses on the future of automatic test…. Read more »

RF Switches for ATE Applications



Dow-Key’s new product catalog offers wide range of RF switches for use in test applications. For smaller test setups with few I/O paths the 1-million and 5-million cycle switches with 0.03 dB repeatability up to 4 GHz are a popular choice, in addition to, miniature sized and pin-mount PCB switches. In larger test setups where… Read more »

Dow-Key at the European Microwave Week Exhibition



Paris, France (September 28-30, 2010) – This past month, Dow-Key Microwave, along with several sister companies such as K&L Microwave, DLI, and Vectron – all part of Dover Ceramic Microwave Product Group (CMP) – shared a large booth in the European Microwave Week Exhibition. The show was held this year in the wonderful city of… Read more »

IME/China 2009 Show Exhibition



CHINA, Shanghai (November 18-20) – Dow-Key Microwave together with Dielectric Laboratories, K&L Microwave, Novacap, Pole Zero, Syfer, and Voltronics – all part of the Dover CMP group – exhibited at the 4th annual IME trade show, China International Conference and Exhibition on Microwave, held in Shanghai on November 18-20. The show was well attended and… Read more »

Dow-Key’s Switch Product Family Video



[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HyNnC7nvnI] Dow-Key Microwave offers top quality RF and Microwave components that include high power RF Switch designs, coaxial switches and SPDT switches, Waveguide, microwave switches, L-Band Matrices and hundreds of custom RF switch matrix designs. We can also custom design PXI, LXI and VXI modules and RF switches for commercial, military and private use…. Read more »

Dow-Key’s Product Catalog 2010-2012



    Complete Catalog Complete Dow-Key Product Catalog. File size: 15.3 Catalog – General Information General Information Section. File size: 0.35MB Section 1 – SPDT Coaxial Switch SPDT Switches Section. File size: 1.6MB Section 2 – (DPDT Transfer) Coaxial Switch Transfer Switches Section. File size: 1.32MB Section 3 – SP3T-SP14T Multiposition Coaxial Switch Multiposition Switches…. Read more »

Dow-Key Notes From IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2010



The MTT-S International Microwave Symposium was held in Anaheim, California, during May 23-28. It is an IEEE sponsored show annually held at different locations across US and allows a premier international conference for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice to meet. The show heavily focuses on RF switch technology (and among… Read more »

Dow-Key’s 50-ohm/75-ohm Solid State Matrices for Broadcasting and Signal Routing Industries



A new switch matrix series with either 50-ohm or 75-ohm impedance is available from small scaled 8×8 full fan-out configuration up to large scaled 128×128 matrix. Ventura, CA May 12, 2010 — A new switch matrix series with either 50-ohm or 75-ohm impedance is available from small scaled 8×8 full fan-out configuration up to large… Read more »

Dow-Key Switch Matrices in Focus:Electromechanical Model 4601 and Model 4701



Dow-Key presents two of its existing switch matrices that distinguish themselves from the other electromechanical matrices in our portfolio as they are offered with: Touch screen LCD (for local control) equipped with a friendly Dow-Key Graphical User Interface (GUI) Central Processing Unit (CPU) with Windows XP professional operating system Removable hard drive Redundant power supplies… Read more »

How To Create Your Own Switching System Using Dow-Key Products



VENTURA, Calif. (August 15, 2008) – Dow-Key Microwave is pleased to release three new Application Notes describing how one can build their own switching system by using Dow-Key CANBus switches together with an ENET or a GPIB Kit. The difference between the ENET and the GPIB kit lies in that the translator board uses either… Read more »

Superior Lightweight Waveguide Switches



Dow-Key’s New Generation of Lightweight Waveguide Switches – a more superior design that weights much less and consumes less power Dow-Key Microwave is pleased to announce that the next generation of Lightweight Waveguide Switches is more superior to previous designs in terms of weight, size, and current consumption. These transfer switches are available in WR-62,… Read more »