Dow-Key presents microwave family of switches

VENTURA, Calif., 15 June 2006. Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, part of Dover Corporation's Microwave Products Group, has introduced a new family of 40GHz RF Switches at IMS 2006. Designed to operate with high repeatability for both military and ATE applications, the newly introduced family of products provides users with broad 40GHz RF switch options. The 40GHz line includes SP6T multiposition coaxial switches, DPDT (Transfer) coaxial switches, and SPDT coaxial switches.

VENTURA, Calif., 15 June 2006. Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, part of Dover Corporation's Microwave Products Group, has introduced a new family of 40GHz RF Switches at IMS 2006. Designed to operate with high repeatability for both military and ATE applications, the newly introduced family of products provides users with broad 40GHz RF switch options. The 40GHz line includes SP6T multiposition coaxial switches, DPDT (Transfer) coaxial switches, and SPDT coaxial switches.

The SP6T multiposition RF switch has a switching time of 20 ms (max) and is offered with a normally open actuator. It can be equipped with coils designed for 12, 15, 24, and 48 volts.

The DPDT (Transfer) coaxial switch has a switching time of 20 ms (max) and features a latching or failsafe actuator.

The SPDT coaxial switches have a switching time of 15 ms (max) and are offered with a latching or failsafe actuator.

All DPDT and SPDT versions are available with actuator coils designed for 12, 15, 24, and 28 volts.

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