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Dow-Key Microwave Press Release - December 8, 2011
Dow-Key Microwave, RF/Microwave Switch Experts Release
-- New RF Switch Matrix Platform Hits the Consumer Market
All-New Matrix Platform
Ventura, CA, December 08, 2011
Dow-Key Microwave, masters of innovative
RF and Microwave switching solutions, is delighted about the
release of their brand new Matrix Platform. The long awaited switch solution is finally here and Dow-Key employees
can't wait to share the news.
“We have always strived to devote our products to our customers, and to
always have their needs in mind. With our new product, the key lies in its usability. We prefer not to simply
offer a great and reliable product, but to also present a cost-effective solution with our new design,” stated
Sara Nazemzadeh, Dow-Key representative today.
Dow-Key Matrix Platform
is engineered around a flexible modular system architecture and is comprised of a series of brackets, panels and
electronic-boards that are universally compatible with all Dow-Key electromechanical models. The resulting product
is meant to be a cost effective solution that can be easily re-configured by adding
RF switches to a single enclosure. Dow-Key also ensures that the platform is both easily repairable and field
So what makes up the Matrix Platform? More major product specifications for the new Dow Key
Microwave Matrix Platform include 1RU/2RU/3RU/4RU rack-mountable chassis, removable power supply/ control card
module, LCD keypad or touch screen manual control, new software controls and much more. For further information
about the Matrix Platform,
Dow Key Microwave is a Southern California based company, headquartered in the beautiful
coastal city of Ventura. The company has been masterfully creating RF and Microwave switching solutions since its
founding in 1945.
About Dow-Key Microwave
Dow-Key Microwave specializes in the design and manufacture of customized, high-performance coaxial switches,
waveguide switches, high-reliability (space) switches (including T-switches and switch blocks), as well as
switching systems such as RF matrices (electromechanical, solid state, and fiber optic) and integrated PXI
modules. We also offer system-level rack integration, programmable attenuators, and delay lines. Our products are
used internationally by commercial, military, and government customers in a wide range of applications, including
space (launch vehicles, manned vehicles, and satellites), telecommunications, automated test equipment (ATE),
avionics, ground-based satellite communications, and broadcasting.