Microwave Journal

Dow-Key Microwave Corp. exhibiting at IMS2015

May 4, 2015

Dow-Key® Microwave Corp. the world’s largest manufacturer of electromechanical switches, announced that it will be exhibiting at the IMS2015, Booth 123, Phoenix, Ariz. on May 19-21 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The IEEE MTT International Microwave Symposium (IMS) is the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice. It consists of a full week of events, including technical paper presentations, workshops, and tutorials, as well as a full set of social events. The symposium also hosts a large commercial exhibition featuring over 550 companies.

“Dow-Key® Microwave is excited to participate another year at the biggest RF and Microwave Conference and Trade Show of the year. This year we’re launching a new product line called Reliant SwitchTM, aiming toward the ATE market with coaxial switches with extended operating life and higher repeatability suited for continued test and measurement applications,” said Sara Nazemzadeh, Dow-Key® Microwave Matrix Sales Product Manager. “Also, we’re excited to showcase our Lightweight C-switch, high power T-switch and low power SP6T– all space qualified switches. Come by booth No. 123 to see both our newest and established products, or visit us on the web at http://www.DowKey.com.”

Dow-Key® Microwave products to be showcased:

Reliant Switch: New switch series and design for high repeatability ATE applications 
Dow-Key's new Reliant Switch™ is a one-by-six (1x6) or one-by-two (1x2) bidirectional coaxial switch with a wide operating frequency range extending from DC to 26.5GHz. The switch can operate both in break-before-make (cold-switching) or make-before-break (hot-switching) applications and has a fast switching speed of 15 ms. The Reliant Switch™ offers a variety of control options including +24Vdc coil voltage, TTL discrete logic, and CAN bus.

Space qualified Switches:

511H Series: High Power T-Switch with TNC connectors qualified at 160W CW. The 511H Series is qualified to operate from low DC up to 4.6GHz. The 511H Series has been on flight missions including GSAT, MUOS, AMOS, TDRS and many other programs.

461H-Series: Low power SP6T switch with SMA connectors, fully operating from DC to 18 GHz. The 461H-Series successfully launched on AMOS 4.

411HQ-Series: Lightweight C-switch with SMA connectors. Weighing in at only 53 grams, the 411HQ-Series is qualified from low DC to 27 GHz operating frequency. The 411HQ-Series is flight mission ready.

For more information please contact Dow-Key® Microwave or visit http://www.DowKey.com.