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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


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


 Frequency Range

2 – 18 GHz Minimum

 Insertion Loss

2 –   4 GHz: 2.5 dB Maximum
4 –   8 GHz: 3.5 dB Maximum
8 – 18 GHz: 4.5 dB Maximum


100 dB Minimum

 VSWR (On)

2 –   4 GHz: 1.8:1 Maximum
4 –   8 GHz: 1.9:1 Maximum
8 – 18 GHz: 2.0:1 Maximum

 Switching Time

Rise (10% RF to 90% RF):   1 nS Maximum
Fall  (90% RF to 10% RF):   2 nS Maximum
On (50% TTL to 90% RF):   9 nS Maximum
Off (50% TTL to 10% RF): 20 nS Maximum

 RF Power Ratings

100 mW CW Maximum


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

 In-Band Video Power/Transients

<= -70 dBm@2 – 18 GHz, Or 50 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)


Balanced ECL Logic (Solder Pins)


+/-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

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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