American Microwave Corporation
7309-A Grove Road
Frederick, MD 21704


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In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model No.: SW-2183-1DT-218-HPR3W-SHL-LVT is a 2 to 18 GHz,
Low Video
Transients, 3 Watts CW High Power, Non-Reflective Pin Diode
Switch having a Rise/Fall Time
of 20 nS Maximum and Turn On/Off of 100 nS Maximum, +5V @
100 mA Maximum and
-15V @ 100 mA Maximum with a Shunt Load to Handle 2 Watts
Maximum.  Isolation will be 50 dB
Minimum, 60 dB Typical, Insertion Loss of 3.5 dB Maximum,
3.0 dB Typical.


 Frequency Range

2 to 18 GHz

 Insertion Loss

3.5 dB Maximum, 3.0 dB Typical


50 dB Minimum, 60 dB Typical



 RF Power

3 Watts CW

 Rise Time

20 nS Maximum

 Fall Time

20 nS Maximum

 Delay On

100 nS Maximum

 Delay Off

100 nS Maximum

 Power Supply

+5V @ 100 mA, -15V @ 100 mA


TTL Logic “0”=On, “1”=Off


1.00″ (L) x 1.00″ (W) x 0.50″ (H)


1.5 Ounces Typical

Environmental Ratings:

Our standard
environmental ratings are as follows, for specific
requirements please contact us…

 -55 ºC to +85
ºC Operating
ºC to +125 ºC Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F,
Method 105C Cond. B

 Temperature Cycle:
Method 107D Cond. A


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