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API Technologies designs a large selection of broadband, high isolation switches including PIN diode and high speed GaAs designs in frequencies up to 22 GHz featuring exceptional low loss performance. 

Part NumbersType (Throws)Frequency (MHz)Switching Speed (nsec)VSWRControlInput 1 dB Comp-
ression
(dBm)
Power
LowHigh(VDC)(mA)
310-021001-001 SPDT 100 22000 100 1.5:1 TTL +27 min. 5 50
310-021004-001 SP4T 2000 8000 100 1.5:1 TTL +27 min. 5 50
310-021005-001 SP5T 10 22000 100 1.5:1 TTL +27 min. 5 150
310-021008-001 SP3T 1000 18000 100 1.7:1 TTL +27 min. 5 50
Part NumbersType (Throws)Frequency (MHz)Insertion Loss Typ.Isolation In/Out - TypSwitching Speed (µs)TerminationControlPackagePower
LowHigh(VDC)(mA)
TWM5000 SPST 10 1500 1.2 50 0.15 50 Ohms TTL T-5 5 5
TWD5001 SPDT 10 1000 1.0 45 3 50 Ohms TTL DP-3 15 15
TWD5015 SPDT 20 1000 1.2 45 0.7 50 Ohms TTL DP-3 5 15
TWD5002 SPDT 30 1000 0.8 75 0.75 50 Ohms TTL DP-11 ±5 12/8
TWH5016 SP3T 10 3000 1.0 70 2 Open TTL T-9 5 2.4
TWH7425 SP4T 10 3000 1.0 70 2 Open TTL T-9 5 2.4
TWH5017 SP5T 10 3000 1.0 70 2 Open TTL T-9 5 2.4
Part NumbersType (Throw)Frequency (MHz)Insertion Loss Max.Isolation In/Out - Min.VSWR Min.Input Power Max.Term-
ination
ControlDC Power
LowHighVdcmA Max.
MASWML0010      (Non-Reflective) SPDT 0.5 18 3.3 55 9.5 10mW 50 TTL +5V
-15V
70
50
MASWML0012      (Reflective) SPDT 0.5 18 2.6 55 9.5 100mW 50 TTL +5V
-15V
70
50
Part NumbersType (Throws)Frequency (MHz)Insertion Loss Typ.Isolation In/Out - TypSwitching Speed (ns)VSWR -typTerminationControlPackage
LowHigh
TWN6201 SPDT DC 3000 1.0 30 15 1.75:1 50 0/-5V SG1
TWK2213 SPST DC 3000 0.7 40 10 1.15:1 50 0/-5V T-2
TWD2216 SPST 5 3000 0.8 50 20 1.25:1 50 CMOS DP-3
TWP2219 SPDT DC 3000 0.6 40 6 1.25:1 Open 0/-5V FP-7
TWK2201 SPDT DC 2000 1 40 12 1.75:1 Open 0/-5V T-2
TWP2202 SPDT DC 3000 1 40 6 1.15:1 Open 0/-5V FP-12
TWD2207 SPDT 5 2000 0.5 55 7 1.20:1 Open TTL DP-3
TWK2203 SPDT DC 3000 1 50 9 1.15:1 50 0/-5V T-2
TWD2241 SP3T 5 2000 1.2 50 20 1.50:1 50 TTL DP-10
TWD2254 SP4T 5 2000 1.2 50 15 1.50:1 Open TTL DP-10

ModelFrequency RangeVSWRInsertion Loss (dB)Isolation (dB)Peak PowerAverage PowerMinumum Actuation Life
ST Series DC – 5 GHz 1.20:1 0.3 60 1 kW 200 watts 100,000 hours
All specifications noted are midband at 25°C, please consult datasheets for guaranteed performance parameters over temperature.
Superior Designs
  • We use Gold Wire and Gold Plated leads which offer lower loss than other types of construction.
  • For challenging system requirements demanding fast switching, API Technologies offers GaAs FET switches exhibiting switching speeds as low as 6 nse.
Kovar Packaging
  • Our Kovar product housings offer durability and resistance to shock and most severe environmental conditions.
  • Kovar also provides resistance to Microphonics to improve repeatable performance.
Flawless Performance
  • When you purchase a switch, whether GaAs or PIN Diode, SPST to SPST, the device should perform flawlessly.
  • We meet this requirement by incorporating 100% testing, hermetic sealing, and minimum 16 hour stabilization bake to 150°C.
Integrated Solutions
  • We cross most major manufacturer's standard catalog parts and also improve performance over their existing designs.
Customizable
  • All of our switches are fully customizable, including high power manual switches.