High performance RF relay module suitable for switching microwave signals to 18GHz with remotely mounted relays
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The 40-780B-521-E (PXI) and 42-780B-521-E (PXIe) are single SPDT 18GHz unterminated microwave relay modules with remotely mounted relays. The 40/42-780B range is available with one, two, three or four SPDT panel mounted relays capable of switching frequencies up to 67GHz in 50Ω or 2.5GHz in 75Ω. Connections are made via high quality RF coaxial connectors, SMA or N-Type for 50Ω and 1.6/5.6 in 75Ω versions. Remote versions can support up to three SPDT relays in a single slot.
The remote versions, as well as occupying less panel space in the case of the triple options, allow the microwave relays to be placed closer to the UUT and RF test equipment. This can shorten the length of cables and improve system performance. Remote multiplexers are supplied with a 1.5m interface cable.
These PXI/PXIe Microwave relay modules give you the highest RF and microwave switching performance available within
a Pickering switching system. Although designed for microwave applications, they have many uses in the RF spectrum
where extremely low insertion loss and ultra high isolation are critical. They may also be used for lower
frequency RF applications where power handling to 240W is required (700W for N-Type options).
If no specifications are present, please see the product datasheet in this section.
Please note: In some cases, for products like our Scalable LXI Chassis, the specifications can be found on the datasheets for the associated plugin modules that are inserted into these chassis. To find these modules, go to the "Also in the Range" link above.
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