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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model SW-2187-1DS is a Reflective
SPST Switch/Modulator with
Integral ECL Driver, Designed To Maintain A Very High
Isolation, Low
In Band Video Transient Signals And Fast Switching Response


 Frequency Range

0.7 – 18 GHz Minimum

 Insertion Loss

0.7 – 18 GHz: 4.0 dB Maximum


0.7 –   1 GHz:   95 dB Minimum
1.0 – 18 GHz: 110 dB Minimum

 VSWR (On)

1.9:1 Maximum

 Switching Time

Rise (10% RF to 90% RF): 10 ns Maximum
Fall  (90% RF to 10% RF): 10 ns Maximum
On (50% TTL to 90% RF): 50 ns Maximum
Off (50% TTL to 10% RF): 50 ns Maximum

 RF Power Ratings

2W CW Maximum, 10W Peak (1 uS, PW)


Single Ended ECL Logic
Logic “0” (-1.75V) = Isolation
Logic “1” (-0.90V) = Insertion Loss

 In-Band Video Power/Transients

<= -70 dBm@0.5 – 18 GHz Or 20 mV (P-P) In
100 MHz Bandwidth

 Power Supply

+5 VDC +/-5%@50 mA Maximum
– 5 VDC +/-5%@5 mA Maximum


RF Input/Output: SMA (Female)
Power: Solder Pin
Control: SMC (Male)


0.792″ X 1.97″ X 0.56″


Available Options:


50 Ohm Control Impedance


100 Ohm Control Impedance


Inverse Control Logic (Lgic “0” Insertion Loss)


5 Watts CW Maximum


Balanced ECL Logic


+/-9 VDC To +/-18 VDC Supply Power


J1 SMA Male, J2 SMA Female


Two SMA Male Connectors


Solder Pin Control Terminal


SMA Female Control Terminal


Cannon MultiPin MDM9SSP


Standard TTL Control Logic
(Logic “0” = Insertion Loss)

Environmental Ratings:

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

 -55 ºC to +95
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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