Electromechanical Relay Switches Offer High-Reliability Up to 10 Million Switching Cycles

Fairview Low Insertion Loss Repeatability Electromechanical Relay Switches (PRNewsfoto/Fairview Microwave Inc.)

Fairview has developed 12 new electromechanical switches claiming extremely low insertion loss repeatability with guaranteed levels of 0.03 to 0.05 dB over 5 to 10 million switching cycles. This performance is extremely useful to help maintain overall system measurement accuracy. Typical applications include test instrumentation, research and development, electronic countermeasures, electronic warfare, microwave radio, space systems and radar.

Designers can maintain overall system measurement accuracy and provide the added confidence of highly reliable operation over millions of switching cycles.

Performance includes low insertion loss of 0.3 dB with high isolation of 100 dB typical, and input power ratings of up to 70 watts CW and up to 1 watt for hot switching applications.

These switches cover broadband frequencies from DC to 40 GHz and are offered in three configurations: single-pole-double-throw (SPDT), single-pole four-throw (SP4T) and single-pole six-throw (SP6T). They have latching actuators and desirable features that include indicators, self-cut-off, TTL and 50 Ohm terminations.


These rugged, MIL-grade electromechanical switches are RoHS and REACH compliant and guaranteed to meet MIL-STD-202 environmental test conditions that include exposure to humidity, altitude, temperature cycling, vibration and shock.

All package designs are shielded for EMI/RFI protection and magnetic fields.

Models are available with either SMA or 2.92mm connectors depending on the operational frequency. Multi-throw models support HE10 connectors with ribbon cable assemblies for DC, indicator and TTL logic controls, and all models are export-rated as EAR99.

All twelve designs are available off-the-shelf with same day shipping.

Fairview’s new low insertion loss repeatability electromechanical switches are in stock and ready for immediate shipment with no minimum order quantity.

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For detailed information: https://www.fairviewmicrowave.com/rf-products/low-insertion-loss-repeatability-electromechanical-relay-switches.html



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