Diamond Engineering is now offering auto-polarization switches. Our AUTOPOL-40-4T-M is a programmable SP4T mechanical switch operating from DC – 40 GHz and features 2.92 mm K-connectors. The unit features both front panel and remote control options – via Serial, 5V TTL, or from control pendant with position indicator. A proprietary mechanical design cleans the contacts after each switch, which provides up to 5-million cycles at 0.01dB repeatability with an overall 10-million cycle-rated lifespan.
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Key Features & Functions
- Cut measurement time in half!
- SP4T configuration, terminated
- Unmatched isolation, minimum 65 dB at 40 GHz
- Guaranteed 0.03 dB insertion loss repeatability for 5 million cycles
- Typical operating life, 10 million cycles
- Easily switch through 4 ports
- Intuitive design
- Remote control option
The standard D6050 package features:
- AUTOPOL-40-4T-M Switch Unit
- Remote control pendant (optional)
- 24v Power supply with universal 115/240v input
- Type A to Type B – USB Cable (for virtual COM port access)
- Users manual
|Frequency range||DC to 40 GHz|
|Insertion loss||0.3 dB + 0.015 x freq. (GHz), DC to 26.5 GHz|
|0.030 x freq. (GHz) – 0.1 dB, 26.5 to 40 GHz|
|Isolation||100 dB minimum, DC to 12 GHz|
|80 dB minimum, 12 to 15 GHz|
|70 dB minimum, 15 to 20 GHz|
|65 dB minimum, 20 to 40 GHz|
|SWR||1.3 maximum, DC to 4 GHz|
|1.35 maximum, 4 to 12.4 GHz|
|1.5 maximum,12.4 to 18 GHz|
|1.7 maximum, 18 to 26.5 GHz|
|1.95 maximum, 26.5 to 40 GHz|
|Repeatability||0.03 dB maximum (Up to 5 million cycles measured at 25 °C)|
|Parameter test (units)||Conditions||Min||Nom||Max|
|Supply voltage, Vcc|
|Option 024 and T24 (V)||20||24||32|
|Supply current, Icc||Switching pulse width ≥ 15 ms: Vcc = 24 VDC|
|Option 024 and T24||200|
|Supply current (quiescent)|
|Option 024 and T24 (mA)||25||50|
|High level input (V)||3||7|
|Low level input (V)||0.8|
|Max high input current (mA)||Vcc = Max; Vinput = 3.85 VDC||1||1.4|
DPA-AUTOPOL SPDT: Dual Polarization USB switch module, DC to 18 GHz
DPA-AUTOPOL-40-4M SPDT: Dual Polarization USB switch module, DC to 40 GHz
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