40-88X Press_Release1

Wide-ranging family of 8GHz solid-state RF PXI switches launched by Pickering

Oct. 10, 2018

CLACTON-ON-SEA, UKPickering Interfaces, a provider of modular signal switching and simulation products for electronic test and verification, on Tuesday launched a 13-model family of 8GHz solid-state RF PXI switches, including SPDT, SP4T, SP6T, SP8T, SP16T and 4×4 Matrix devices. Pickering Interfaces’ series 40-88xA high-performance switch family now covers 10MHz to 8GHz in the modular PXI format for easy system integration.

Targeting the telecoms and semiconductor test industries and compatible with a wide range of platforms including PXI, PXIe Hybrid and Pickering USB/LXI chassis, all the new units feature automatic termination of unused switch channels, up to +36dBm input power handling and excellent RF performance characteristics. Single, dual, quad, hex and octal versions are available on some family members.

Comments Bob Stasonis, Director of Sales & Marketing at Pickering Interfaces: “Solid state switches ensure a long service life with no wear out mechanism, and can sustain frequent hot switching without performance degradation. It is Pickering’s policy to offer as wide a range of units as possible to meet the customer’s exact requirements.”

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