Fairview Launches New Electromechanical Switches

Compact surface mount packages improve broadband performance and power handling capabilities January 20, 2016

ALLEN, Texas—Fairview Microwave has announced the launch of new high-reliability Single Pole Double Throw surface mount electromechanical RF switches that cover broadband frequencies from DC to 8 GHz.

These new electromechanical SPDT switches come in compact surface mount packages and are rated for a minimum of 2 million life cycles. Models incorporate either Failsafe or Latching Actuators. Additional features include a maximum CW power rating of 400 W, high isolation up to 50 dB and insertion loss as low as 0.1 dB, and an operating voltage of +24 VDC.

Package is RoHS compliant and features a gold plated PWB mounting surface to prevent effects of oxidation. It also features the ability to withstand exposure to MIL-STD-202 test conditions for sine and random vibration.

The new switches are currently in stock and available for shipping.

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