Articles by Dow-Key Microwave Corp., Ventura, Calif.

Internally Terminated 12-throw Electromechanical Switches for Matrix Applications

Presentation of a single-pole 12-throw internally terminated electromechanical switch that forms the basis for a line of N x 12 switch matrix assemblies
Electromechanical distribution systems (switch matrices) are used in both commercial applications and military systems. Computer control of these switch matrices facilitates their use in automated testing and in those systems requiring remote control of switching functions. The newest product in Dow-Key's line of electromechanical switches is a single-pole 12-throw...
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CANbus-controlled Switch Matrices

A series of electromechanical switch matrices developed based on the Controller Area Network
PRODUCT FEATURE CANbus-controlled Switch Matrices Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Ventura, CA C oaxial electromechanical switch matrices are common in complex test equipment used in testing multiport devices and subsystems. Electronic control of conventional switch matrices is based on standard interface buses, such as RS-232, RS-422 and the general-purpose interface bus...
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Smart Switches with a CAN Serial Communication Bus

Electromechanical switches for test equipment applications where fast system integration and system flexibility to modify and extend the switch layout are required are featured on this month's cover
Smart Switches with a CAN Serial Communication Bus Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Ventura, CA A new series of electromechanical switches has been developed that is targeted specifically at test equipment applications where fast system integration and system flexibility for modifying and extending switch layout are required. The unique switches are...
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A Miniature SPDT Switch for Hi-rel Space Applications

A single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) elctromechanical switch that provides a long awaitedsolution for miniaturizing space equipment
A Miniature SPDT Switch for Hi-rel Space Applications Dow-Key Microwave Corp. Ventura, CA The trend toward component miniaturization is not new; it has already become prevalent in the commercial industry, especially in the wireless sector. However, the space industry is more conservative and, although there is good reason to...
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