Pickering Interfaces Releases Upgraded Version of PXI Microwave Multiplexer

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Pickering Interfaces Releases Upgraded Version of PXI Microwave Multiplexer

Clacton on Sea, UK - Pickering Interfaces, a leading provider of signal switching and conditioning solutions, is introducing an upgraded version of its 40-784 PXI Microwave Multiplexer – the 40-784A. The new version now supports one, two, or three microwave multiplexers and the multiplexers can be ordered as either 4 way or 6 way.

The multiplexers fitted to each model are characterized for either 6GHz, 18GHz, 26.5GHz, or 40GHz bandwidth and have excellent performance throughout their frequency range. All models occupy just two 3U PXI slots. The single and dual multiplexer versions all feature LED’s that indicate which path of the multiplexer is closed.

“Customers continue to request more choice, higher density, and extra features in PXI switching,” comments Shaun Fuller, Switching Product Manager for Pickering Interfaces. “The 40-784A microwave multiplexer improves frequency choice, adds the ability to support three multiplexers in a 2-slot PXI module, and it includes LED indicators on dual and single multiplexer configurations to aide test system development and debugging. We continue to react to customer demand for more flexibility in PXI switching”.

The 40-784A microwave multiplexer is compatible with any PXI chassis and can be fitted to PXI hybrid slots in a PXIe chassis. It can also be used in Pickering Interfaces LXI Modular Chassis for users preferring control via an Ethernet port.

User connections are provided by industry standard SMA or SMA 2.9-type connectors.

Pricing and availability information is supplied on our web site www.pickeringtest.com

About Pickering Interfaces

Pickering Interfaces offers signal switching and conditioning for a broad range of applications and architectures. Today, Pickering’s portfolio contains the largest range of switching cards in the industry for PXI, LXI, PCI and GPIB applications. Pickering’s products are specified in both commercial and military test systems installed throughout the world and have a reputation for providing excellent reliability and value. Pickering Interfaces operates globally with direct operations in the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Czech Republic, and engineering support in China, together with additional representation in countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. We currently serve the automotive, aerospace & defense, power generation, energy and commercial electronics industries. For more information on signal switching and conditioning products or sales contacts please visit www.pickeringtest.com. Also visit us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.