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8512 Programmable Switch Units

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Configured up to 14 each, SP3T, SP4T, SP5T, SP6T Switches!

Weinschel Model 8512 Series of Programmable Switch Units offers a compact, yet expandable, rack mount solution for a variety of test, subsystem, and system applications.  The Model 8512 Series operates over the DC to 18/26.5 GHz frequency range, with SP3T to SP6T configurations with up to 14/6 switches espectively. 

  • Front panel local control and display make it ideal for lab and manual test environments.
  • Up to 26.5 GHz Operating Frequency Range.
  • Integrated Switch Cycle Counter.
  • Failsafe (break-before-make) & Latching (make- before-break) switching functionality available.
  • Easily expandable - additional switches can be quickly installed by the customer.
  • Low Insertion Loss and High Isolation.
  • Supplied with industry standard communication interfaces:

- Ethernet (10/100 BaseT)
- USB 2.0
- RS-232 (Serial)
- GPIB/IEEE-488 (HS-488 ready) optional

  • LabVIEWTM based Switch Control Software included.
  • Compact 2 RU, 19" Rack Mount Configuration. Other configurations avaible.
  • Applications include:
  • Wi-Fi, WiMAX, 4G LTE Base Station Testing.
  • Signal routing from multiple instruments to single or multiple DUTs.
  • Production Testing - Multiple tests can be performed using the same test setup.
  • ATE and STE applications requiring configuration flexibility.

Weinschel also provides custom configurations where a variety of configurations can be incorporated within a single unit. Please contact us with your specialized needs.



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  • Front panel local control and display make it ideal for lab and manual test environments
  • DC to 18 GHz Operating Frequency Range
  • Integrated Switch Cycle Counter
  • Failsafe & Latching switching configurations available
  • Accuracy & Repeatability
  • Low Insertion Loss and High Isolation
  • Supplied with industry standard communication interfaces:
    - Ethernet (10/100 BaseT)
    - USB 2.0
    - RS-232 (Serial)
    - GPIB/IEEE-488 (HS-488 ready) optional
  • Labview based Attenuation Control Software included
  • Compact 2 RU, 19”Rack Mount Configuration

Applications include:

  • User can remotely control up to 14 switches through a single connection
  • Can be configured into multiple full-blocking matrices using external coaxial cables. Some examples for these matrices are: 2 x 2 and 3 x 3 with redundant paths, up to 6 x 6
  • Can also be configured as a single pole, multi-throw (up to 1 x 66 throw) switch in addition to many other complex switching configurations
  • The Failsafe version has a break-before-make operation which is suitable for non-contiguous applications while the Latching version has a make-before-break that can be suitable for high power signals
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