Pasternack D-SUB-Connectors

Pasternack introduces electromechanical switches with D-SUB connectors

Feb. 2, 2018

Irvine, CA. Pasternack has released a new line of electromechanical relay switches that operate from DC to 26.5 GHz and feature a D-SUB multi-pin connector interface for secure and reliable DC voltage and command-control functions. D-SUB multi-pin connectors provide a solderless, press-fit reliable I/O connection that can be permanently locked down with a mating multiple socket D-SUB connector and will not come loose or break off during handling or environmental exposure to shock and vibration. Typical applications include military communications, commercial aviation, Hi-REL electronics, SATCOM, test and instrumentation, broadcast systems, and medical equipment.

The new product line consists of 44 different electromechanical relay switches offered in both +12-V and +28-V designs. They are available in SPDT, SP3T, SP4T, and SP6T configurations that support either latching, failsafe, or normally open actuators with usable features such as indicators, terminations, or TTL logic. Typical performance includes 0.15-dB insertion loss and 90-dB isolation levels; power-handling capability is rated up to 600 W. The package outlines of these switches are compact and ruggedly built, supporting SMA or N-type connectors. They are reliable with an operational temperature of -20°C to +70°C and a rating of up to 5M lifecycles when used in a make before break (cold switching) condition. All models are RoHS and REACH compliant and guaranteed to meet MIL-STD-202 test conditions for vibration and shock.

“Pasternack’s new line of electromechanical relay switches with D-SUB connectors offer a secure and reliable interface for DC voltage and command-control functions. Designers can select from 44 different models of single and multithrow switch configurations that cover up to 26.5 GHz and are rated up to 5M lifecycles for highly reliable operation. What’s even more impressive is that Pasternack offers all switch models available in stock and ready for immediate shipment,” said Tim Galla, product manager.

Pasternack’s new electromechanical relay switches are in stock and ready for immediate shipment with no minimum order quantity.

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