Pasternack Debuts Large Portfolio of General Purpose Multi-Market Electromechanical Switches

IRVINE, CA – Pasternack introduces a large portfolio of in-stock general purpose multi-market coaxial packaged electromechanical switches for RF, microwave and millimeter wave applications. These new electromechanical switches are uniquely qualified for use in numerous applications including military communications, radar, commercial and military aviation, SATCOM, test & instrumentation, medical equipment and others.

Pasternack's newest electromechanical switches consist of 134 connectorized designs that are guaranteed for 1 million life cycles. These new general purpose switches complement Pasternack's existing family of 2M to 10M life cycle high-rel electromechanical relay switches, making the company's in-stock RF switch portfolio the largest in the industry. These RF relay switches are available in a variety of different connector options including SMA, N Type, TNC and 2.92mm and are offered in popular configurations such SPDT, DPDT, SP4T, SP6T, SP10T and Transfer. Additional features available on specific models include Latching Actuators, Failsafe Actuators, Indicators, TTL Controls, Terminations, Pulse Latching and Hot Switching.

The new general purpose electromechanical switches from Pasternack cover frequency ranges from DC to 46 GHz and have power ratings ranging from 10 Watts to 275 Watts. These RF switches also boast high isolation up to 80 dB, switching speeds ranging from 15 ms to 50 ms and low insertion loss ranging 0.2 dB to 0.6 dB. All materials and finishes are in accordance with applicable MIL standards.

"Pasternack offers designers a comprehensive selection of general purpose electromechanical switch designs for multi-market applications in popular configurations all guaranteed to 1M life cycles," says Tim Galla, Active Components Product Manager at Pasternack. "These switches are the perfect complement to our existing lines of high reliability relay switches which have guaranteed performance up to 10M life cycles."

Pasternack's new family of 134 general purpose electromechanical switches are in-stock and available to ship today.

For more info, go to http://www.pasternack.com/pages/RF-Microwave-and-Millimeter-Wave-Products/general-purpose-electromechanical-rf-switches.html
 

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