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SPDT Switch

50W DC to 18 GHz 12 Volt
Features
-15°C to +45°C -15°C to +45°C 10W 1W 13VDC

Xtra Long Life

MSP2TA-18-12

Maximum Ratings
Operating Temperature Storage Temperature RF Power (at IN port) RF Power (at J1 and J2) Control Voltage

Permanent damage may occur if any of these limits are exceeded.

• low voltage operation, 12V • low insertion loss, 0.25 dB typ. • high isolation, 80 dB typ. • high power handling, 10W • ultra reliable • break-before-make configuration • absorptive failsafe switch • protected by US Patents 5,272,458; 6,414,577; 6,650,210; 7,633,361; 7,843,289

CASE STYLE: FP914 Connectors Model SMA MSP2TA-18-12 Price $189.95 Qty. (1-9)

Applications

Outline Drawing

• Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) • reliable "sleeptime" switching • redundancy switching for microwave radio
Parameter Frequency Range Insertion Loss

Electrical Specifications
Condition (GHz)
DC - 1 1 - 8 8 - 12 12 - 18 DC - 1 1 - 8 8 - 12 12 - 18 DC - 1 1 - 8 8 - 12 12 - 18 DC - 18 DC - 18

Min.
DC — — — — 85 75 70 60 — — — — — — — —

Typ.
— 0.10 0.15 0.25 0.30 100 90 80 66 1.05 1.20 1.20 1.15 350 — — —

Max.
18 0.15 0.30 0.40 0.50 — — — — 1.10 1.30 1.35 1.40 430 10 0.1 1.0

Unit
GHz

dB

Isolation

dB

VSWR DC Current @ +12V RF Power Cold Switching4 Note 1 Note 2

:1

mA W W

Outline Dimensions ( inch ) mm
A B C D E 2.00 2.25 .50 .460 .440 50.80 57.15 12.70 11.68 11.18 H J 1.125 .440 28.58 11.18 K .25 6.35 F .080 2.03 G .120 3.05 P wt .19 grams 4.83 70

RF Power Hot Switching

DC - 18

Additional Specifications
Operating Voltage Range Switching Time (Typ.) Life3 (Min.) 12V (nom) ±0.5V 20ms 1year/10 million cycles

L M N .24 .755 .740 6.10 19.18 18.80

Y T NARR A E Y 01 RAW
10 Yr. 100 Million Cycles* $19.95/yr. for a total of $199.50

DEDNE

T XE

Marking Drawing

Notes 1. To achieve specified life, hot switching RF power must not exceed this level. 2. Degradation in life (min.) to typically 3 million switch cycles for hot switch at this F power level. R 3. Tested at 0 dBm RF power. 4. Power handling is specified with RF applied to the IN port and output load connected to either J1 or J2.

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12 VDC

Mini-Circuits
MSP2TA-18-12 Absorptive Switch DC-18 GHz

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Switching States
DE-ENERGIZED DC=0V J1 J2 ENERGIZED DC=12V J1 J2

0 VDC

+12 VDC

T1

IN

T2
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T1

IN

T2

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Notes: 1. Performance and quality attributes and conditions not expressly stated in this specification sheet are intended to be excluded and do not form a part of this specification sheet. 2. Electrical specifications and performance data contained herein are based on Mini-Circuit’s applicable established test performance criteria and measurement instructions. 3. The parts covered by this specification sheet are subject to Mini-Circuits standard limited warranty and terms and conditions (collectively, “Standard Terms”); Purchasers of this part are entitled to the rights and benefits contained therein. For a full statement of the Standard Terms and the exclusive rights and remedies thereunder, please visit Mini-Circuits’ website at www.minicircuits.com/MCLStore/terms.jsp.

REV. OR M131709 MSP2TA-18-12 ED-14434 WZ/CP/AM 110628 Page 1 of 2

23 1.13 1.0 11000. For a full statement of the Standard Terms and the exclusive rights and remedies thereunder.03 1.15 1.24 OFF ISOLATION (dB) VSWR.0 9000.20 1. 2. IN (:1) DeEnergized Energized VSWR (J2) (:1) DeEnergized Energized VSWR (J1) (:1) DeEnergized Energized IN-J2 0.20 0.04 1.jsp.09 1.15 0.09 0.14 1. “Standard Terms”).93 80.06 1.15 1.20 1.18 1.17 1.14 1.3 MSP2TA-18-12 VSWR (J1) DE-ENERGIZED ENERGIZED VSWR VSWR 1.02 1.22 0.18 1.19 1.10 1.05 1.00 1.35 104.35 96.22 1. 3.08 94.26 0.1 1.04 1.01 1.22 97.14 0.0 7000.40 83.20 96.04 1.2 1.00 1. New York 11235-0003 (718) 934-4500 Fax (718) 332-4661 The Design Engineers Search Engine IF/RF MICROWAVE COMPONENTS Mini-Circuits ® For detailed performance specs & shopping online see web site ® Provides ACTUAL Data Instantly at minicircuits.24 1.0 13000.11 0.0 0 3000 6000 9000 12000 15000 18000 FREQUENCY (MHz) 1.18 1.07 1.14 1.15 105.13 1.05 1.29 102.17 1.23 0.4 MSP2TA-18-12 VSWR (J2) DE-ENERGIZED ENERGIZED 1.20 1.17 1.01 1.04 0.20 1.08 1.08 1.O.0 6000.11 1.67 94.1 1.01 0.16 0.12 1.61 95.18 0.3 MSP2TA-18-12 INSERTION LOSS IN-J1 IN-J2 130 120 MSP2TA-18-12 ISOLATION INSERTION LOSS (dB) ISOLATION (dB) 0.10 1.07 1.03 87.01 1.14 0.15 1.12 1.09 0.23 1.2 1.90 98.08 1.20 1.49 105.16 1. Electrical specifications and performance data contained herein are based on Mini-Circuit’s applicable established test performance criteria and measurement instructions.39 108.17 1.19 1.01 1.97 88.17 1.01 0.32 IN-J1 79.00 1.22 96.0 0 3000 6000 9000 12000 15000 18000 FREQUENCY (MHz) ISO 9001 ISO 14001 AS 9100 CERTIFIED P.44 101.0 18000.51 121.16 1.02 1.10 1.0 16000.29 0.04 1.09 1.07 0.20 0.22 1.17 1.0 1000.06 1.63 83.21 1.com/MCLStore/terms.25 98.20 1.16 1.18 1.04 1.71 85. Page 2 of 2 .21 1.23 0.01 0.12 1. Brooklyn.10 1.0 8000.20 1. Performance and quality attributes and conditions not expressly stated in this specification sheet are intended to be excluded and do not form a part of this specification sheet.15 0.14 0.11 1.0 15000.22 1.23 0.08 1.95 79.15 1. (MHz) ON INSERTION LOSS (dB) IN-J2 10.20 1.minicircuits.20 1.0 0.16 0.07 0.13 1.67 97.19 1.04 1.20 1. Box 350166.20 1.00 1.01 1.29 84.0 0 3000 6000 9000 12000 FREQUENCY (MHz) 15000 18000 60 6000 9000 12000 FREQUENCY (MHz) 1.0 5000.1 IN-J1 0 3000 IN-J2 15000 18000 0.00 1.20 IN-J2 78.com Notes: 1.2 110 100 90 80 70 0.04 1.12 0.09 1.14 0.01 1.15 1.0 100.17 1.05 1.21 77.15 0.33 102.06 0.5 1.01 0.10 1.17 1. Purchasers of this part are entitled to the rights and benefits contained therein.15 0.08 1.97 89.21 101.18 1.06 1.03 1.MSP2TA-18-12 Typical Performance Data FREQ.49 79.18 1.20 1.0 10000.48 80.06 1.17 1.06 1.09 1.14 1.06 0.08 1.83 106.15 98.18 101.96 99.08 1.0 3000.28 0.16 1.13 1.45 90.00 1.01 1.0 14000.0 4000.0 17000.01 1.21 0.16 1. The parts covered by this specification sheet are subject to Mini-Circuits standard limited warranty and terms and conditions (collectively.02 87.4 1.21 1.04 0.13 0. please visit Mini-Circuits’ website at www.3 1.01 1.15 0.0 2000.17 0.07 1.21 1.04 1.59 97.0 12000.18 1.15 0.05 1.09 1.