Custom Matrices

MPG Solutions offers a variety of custom Switch Matrices, individually tailored to meet the needs of even the most demanding specifications.


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Overview

MPG offers a variety of high-performance RF matrix systems including electromechanical, solid state, and fiber optics, and is considered the ideal choice for ATE, SATCOM and EW applications. Our ability to design, develop and manufacture, enables us to provide customized solutions to meet all types of signal switching requirements.

Benefits

MPG Solutions Custom Switch Matrices can be built to meet a variety of performance standards, offering unparalleled benefits:

  • Extensive life and high repeatability
  • Added versatility with the inclusion of active or passive components in addition to switches
  • Available options, including signal monitor panels, fiber optic receivers, amplifiers, switching modules, master and slave controllers
  • Manual and remote-control options through controller modules with Windows based PC and removable hard drive

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Problems Solved

We offer Custom Switch Matrix solutions designed to solve the following challenges:

  • Applications where high isolation, low insertion loss, VSWR and/or fast switching times are required
  • Situations requiring full rack modular solutions

Markets & Applications

Aerospace Communciations Defense Space GPS ATE

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Connecting & Protecting People®

MPG Solutions® provides expert support throughout all of the phases in our customer experience, from quoting the perfect solution to continued post-delivery support and extended warranty coverage. Let's take on your latest design challenge together.

Benefits

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MODULAR

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CUSTOM DESIGN

Technical Questions?

Our team is composed of highly-technical engineers empowered to quickly assist you in identifying a high-performance RF/microwave solutions. Contact our engineers to see how we can solve your mission-critical challenges.

Special Processses & Technologies

Engineering

  • Multiple RF Screen Rooms
  • Full Complement of Test Equipment (DC – 3GHz) including Network, Spectrum, and Modulation Analyzers; Signal and Function Generators
  • Eagleware GENESYS™RF/Microwave Design Tool together with SPECTRASYS™, an RF architecture simulator and EMPOWER/ML™, a multi-level planar 3D EM simulator
  • MathCAD13 for circuit simulation and analysis
  • Mentor Graphics DxDesigner Schematic Capture & Circuit Board Layout Tool
  • Autodesk Inventor® Series including:
    1.Autodesk Inventor® software for 2D/3D design and documentation
    2.AutoCAD® Mechanical for productive 2D drawing and detailing
    3.Autodesk® Vault to synchronize your design efforts

Environmental Test

  • Custom developed test fixtures for automated testing of customer units
  • Temperature/Humidity chambers capable of thermal cycling units under test from -73°C to +175°C. MPG currently has multiple thermal chambers including the TestEquity 115, TestEquity 1007C, Russells F-18, Russells RB-32 and Russells RDV-32 chambers
  • MB Dynamics C10E, LDS V830 and V850 Electrodynamic vibration tables for shock, random, & sinusoidal testing cycles
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Case Studies & Innovation Stories

The Mission

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will capture images and spectra that will help us understand how today’s universe emerged.

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MPG Receives Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Dow-Key® Microwave was selected by Boeing to receive the Boeing Performance Excellence Award. This is their third time receiving the award.

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P-8A Poseidon Mission

MPG equipment delivered on the goal of Connecting and Protecting People by providing clear communicatins over long distances in this search and rescue (SAR) event.

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