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


ISO -9001:2015

In Pursuit of Excellence
Through Engineering since 1978


SP4T Non-Reflective/Absorptive Solid State Switch



0.5 – 18 GHz


50 Ohms (All Ports)

 Insertion Loss

0.5 – 6 GHz: 2.0 dB Maximum
6 – 18 GHz: 3.8 dB Maximum


2.0:1 Maximum (Input On, Output On, Output Off)


40 dB Minimum

 RF Power Handling

A Maximum of 0.2 dB Increase in the Insertion Loss of a
Switch Arm in the Low Loss State for an Input Power Level
of Plus 29 dBm CW or Less

 RF Power Handling

No Change or Damage in Performance (In Low Loss or High
Loss State With Input at the Common or the Arm Port) After
Exposure to an Input Power Level of Plus 32 dBm CW or Less


TTL Compatible, 4 Individual Controls
Logic “0”=Switch “On”
Logic “1”=Switch “Off”


(50% TTL to 90% RF) Off to On: 250 nS Maximum
(50% TTL to 10% RF) On to Off: 250 nS Maximum

 Power Supply

+ 5V ±5% @ 150 mA Maximum
-15V ±5% @   80 mA Maximum

 RF Connectors

Removable SMA (F) to
MIL-C-39012 (All Ports)


Less than 3 Ounces


1.2″ X 1.0″ X 0.24″

 Temperature Range

to +85

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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