Model 1744 SP16T PIN Diode Switch

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Kratos General Microwave Corporation’s SP16T PIN Diode Switch, Model 1744, covers the 2 to 18 GHz frequency band. The switch exhibits a maximum Insertion loss of 6.0 dB and an isolation of 60 dB to 14 GHz and 50 dB to 18 GHz. The switching speed is 500 nsec maximum. This compact unit measures 4.5 x 4.0 x 0.75". Power supply voltages are +5V and +15 VDC, and it is controlled by 7-bit TTL binary logic. The switch operates over the temperature range of –40ºC to +85ºC.

Model 1744 SP16T PIN Diode Switch

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  • Frequency Range: 2-18 GHz
  • Non-reflective
  • High Isolation, Low Insertion Loss and VSWR
  • Switching Speed: 500 nsec

 

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

Frequency .................................. 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
Insertion Loss ........................... 6.0 dB max
VSWR (on or off) ........................ 2.0:1 max
Isolation ....................................... 60 dB min to 14 GHz,
50 dB min to 18 GHz
Switching Speed 500 nsec max
Power Handling Capability
   Without Performance
       Degradation
 
      Input to any OFF port ............ 100mW cw or peak
      Input to any ON port .............. 1 W cw or peak
      Input to common port ........... 1 W cw or peak
   Survival Power  
     Input to any OFF port ............. 1 W average, 10 W peak
(1 µsec max pulse width)
     Input to any ON port ............... 1 W average, 75 W peak
(1 µsec max pulse width)
     Input to common port ............ 1 W average, 75 W peak
(1 µsec max pulse width)
Power Supply .............................

+5 VDC at 250 mA
+15 VDC at 100 mA

Control Input Impedance ......... TTL, two unit load. (A unit load is 0.8 mA sink current and 40 µA source current.)
Control Logic .............................. 5-bit TTL (Decoded Input)
Connector ................................... DA-15P Multipin
Operating Temperature ........... 0° to +70° C

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT

Dimensions and Weight for Model 1744 SP16T PIN Diode Switch















 

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 Weight. 15 oz (426 grams)

  Dimensions Tolerances, unless otherwise indicated: .XX ±.02; .XXX ±.005

J17 PIN FUNCTIONS

PIN

FUNCTION

1

NOT USED

2

+ 15V

3

NOT USED

4

NOT USED

5

NOT USED

6

CTL-3 (MSB-2)

7

CTL-5 (MSB)

8

CTL-6 (MSB-1)

9

GND

10

GND

11

CTL-2 (LSB+1)

12

NOT USED

13

CTL-1 (LSB)

14

NOT USED

15

+ 5V

 

 


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