Amplifier Bypass Relay

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DPDT RF Relay for Transfer Bypass of RF Amplifier for reduced power consumption when Telemetry Module power is sufficient (on pad).  Rated for 1,000,000 cycles for High Reliability operation, this design uses a Failsafe Actuator with a break before make configuration. The switch exhibits exceptional electrical performance specified from 0.2dBi max for insertion loss and 60 dBi minimum for isolation, and guaranteed over -40°C to +85°C . The assembly requires an operating voltage of +28VDC. External connector includes solder terminals and SMA Female connectors.

Additional Info
Name: DPDT Transfer Bypass Switch
Description: Compact High Reliability DPDT RF Relay for Transfer Bypass of RF Amplifier to save power on the launch pad.  Only 158 grams and 1.75 x 2.16 x 1.64″.  SMA and solder llug connectors.  Actuating current of 170mA at 28VDC.
  • Double Pole, Double Throw Transfer Switch
  • DC to 26.5GHZ
  • 1M Cycle Operating Life Minimum
  • Failsafe Actuator
  • Insertion Loss 0.5dBi Maximum
  • Isolation 60 dBi Minimum
  • 20 Watts Average Power Maximum
  • Switching Sequence Break Before Make
  • -40°C to +85°C Operating Temperature