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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


AMC Model Number SWN-218-2DR-HPX is a SPDT Reflective Pin
Diode Switch.
Designed for Broad Band Operations from 0.5-18 GHz with Low
Loss, High Isolation
and Fast Switching Speed.


 Frequency Range

0.5-18 GHz

 Insertion Loss

2.5 dB Maximum, <2.0 dB Typical
0.67 dB Typical @ 0.5 GHz
1.0 dB Typical @ 8.0 GHz
1.81 dB Typical @ 18 GHz


60 dB Minimum, 75 dB Typical
94 dB Typical @ 0.5 GHz
94 dB Typical @ 8 GHz
84 dB Typical @ 18 GHz


2.0:1 Maximum


Rise: 10 nS Maximum, 8 nS Typical
Fall: 10 nS Maximum, 8 nS Typical
On: 35 nS Maximum, 28 nS Typical
Off: 35 nS Maximum, 10 nS Typical

 Video Transients

1.7 V Peak to Peak measured in a 300 MHz BW


TTL Compatible

 RF Power

+20 dBm Operating, 1 Watt Survival

 DC Power Supply

±5 VDC @ 80 mA Maximum, 60 mA Typical


1.2″ x 1.0″ x 0.5″


<2.0 Ounces

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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