RF MODULAR TEST SYSTEMS

Your choice of rack-mount or bench-top structures

Signal routing and attenuation control for R&D, production test and everything in between!

  • Customizable front-panel layout
  • USB and Ethernet control options
  • User-friendly GUI and API included

2-week turnaround

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RF MODULAR TEST SYSTEMS OPTIONS

RF MODULAR TEST SYSTEMS OPTIONS

ZTM

ZTM SERIES

3U Rack-Mount Chassis​
6-12 Customizable Slots

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ZTM2

ZTM2 SERIES

5U Rack-Mount Chassis​​
24 Customizable Slots

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RCM

RCM SERIES

Compact Benchtop Module​​​
2-3 Customizable Slots

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ZTM SERIES RF Modular Test Systems

ZTM

Functional Description:

ZTM-series systems may be outfitted with your choice of mechanical SPDT, SP4T, SP6T, SP8T, and transfer switches as well as programmable attenuators (0-30, 60, 90, 110, and 120 dB) resulting in hundreds of possible configurations. All models are controlled via USB and Ethernet-TCP/IP (HTTP and Telnet protocols), allowing setup flexibility and easy remote test management.

Available Components:

RF Modular Test Systems

Mechanical SPDT

RF Modular Test Systems

Mechanical Transfer

RF Modular Test Systems

Mechanical SPDT

MECHANICAL SP4T

Mechanical SP4T​

MECHANICAL SP6T

Mechanical SP6T​

MECHANICAL SP8T

Mechanical SP8T​

Mini-Circuits’ ZTM series modular switch & attenuator systems offer flexibility and fast turnaround for automated test setups. The design consists of a 19” rack chassis (3U height) comprising up to 12 open hardware slots on the front panel, customizable from a wide range of switch or attenuator options:

  • 6 customizable hardware windows, each of which can be populated with your choice of:
    • Up to 2 SPDT mechanical switches (DC to 18 GHz)
    • Up to 2 mechanical transfer (DPDT) switches (DC to 18 GHz)
    • SP4T mechanical switch (DC to 18 GHz)
    • SP6T mechanical switch (DC to 12 GHz)
    • Up to 2 programmable attenuators (0 to 30, 60, 90, 110, and 120 dB)
  • Control via USB and Ethernet-TCP/IP (HTTP and Telnet Protocols)
  • User-friendly GUI software included
  • DLLs and complete programming instructions also included
  • Easy maintenance
  • Ultra-Fast Turnaround – Shipment within 2 weeks from order or less!

With the use of Mini-Circuits’ low cost Hand-Flex™ interconnect cables, multiple matrix configurations can be easily created by the user. The switches are controlled via USB or Ethernet, allowing control directly from a PC, or remotely over a network. Full software support is provided, including our userfriendly GUI application for Windows and a full API with programming instructions for Windows and
Linux environments (both 32-bit and 64-bit systems).

 
Included accessories:
  • AC power cord
  • USB control cable – 6.8 ft (USB-CBL-AB-7+)
  • Ethernet control cable – 5 ft (CBL-RJ45-MM-5+)
  • Full software & documentation (including GUI, DLL API files, user & programming manual)
  • HT-Series Tight Spot SMA Wrench

Documentation:

Quick Setup Guide  How to connect and get started with Mini-Circuits’ software controlled systems.

Program Examples & Troubleshooting Reference tables and worked examples in a range of programming environments.

App Note-AN-49-001 Summary of software support for Mini-Circuits test equipment.

App Note-VISA Control Instructions for controlling Mini-Circuits test equipment using VISA.

 

RF Modular Test Systems, ZTM2 Series

ZTM2

Functional Description:

ZTM2-series systems allow you to configure hundreds of possible combinations of mechanical SPDT, SP4T, SP6T, SP8T, and transfer switches, 2-way power splitter / combiners as well as custom component options available on request. All models are controlled via USB and Ethernet-TCP/IP (HTTP and Telnet protocols), allowing setup flexibility and easy remote test management.

Available Components:

SPDT mechanical switches (DC-18GHz)

SPDT mechanical switches (DC-18GHz)

Mechanical transfer switches(DC to 18GHz)

Mechanical transfer switches(DC to 18GHz)​

SP6T mechanical switches (DC to 12GHz)

SP4T mechanical switches (DC to 18GHz)​

SP4T mechanical switches (DC to 18GHz)

SP6T mechanical switches (DC to 12GHz)​

SP8T mechanical switches (DC to 12GHz)

SP8T mechanical switches (DC to 12GHz)​

Mini-Circuits’ ZTM2 Series is a 19-inch rack-mountable (5U height), modular switch system with up to 24 customizable hardware slots on the front panel. The platform supports a wide range of high-reliability mechanical switch options and passive components. Choose from:

  • SPDT mechanical switches (DC to 18 or 26.5 GHz)
  • DPDT (transfer) mechanical switches (DC to 18 GHz)
  • SP4T mechanical switches (DC to 18 GHz)
  • SP6T mechanical switches (DC to 12 GHz)
  • SP8T mechanical switches (DC to 12 GHz)
  • 2-way power splitter / combiners (0.35 to 6 GHz)
  • Custom component options (including splitters, couplers and amplifiers) available on request
  • Switches up to 40 GHz available on request

The modular structure allows an extremely wide variety of custom configurations with exceptionally fast turnaround times.
The system can be controlled via USB or Ethernet (supporting both HTTP and Telnet network protocols).
Full software support is provided, including our user-friendly GUI application for Windows and a full API with programming instructions for Windows and Linux environments (both 32-bit and 64-bit systems).

 
 
Included accessories:
  • AC power cord
  • USB control cable – 6.8 ft (USB-CBL-AB-7+)
  • Ethernet control cable – 5 ft (CBL-RJ45-MM-5+)
  • Full software & documentation (including GUI, DLL API files, user & programming manual)
  • HT-Series Tight Spot SMA Wrench

Documentation:

Quick Setup Guide  How to connect and get started with Mini-Circuits’ software controlled systems.

Program Examples & Troubleshooting Reference tables and worked examples in a range of programming environments.

App Note-AN-49-001 Summary of software support for Mini-Circuits test equipment.

App Note-VISA Control Instructions for controlling Mini-Circuits test equipment using VISA. 

RCM SERIES RF Modular Test Systems

RCM

Functional Description:

Mini-Circuits’ RCM series modular test systems offer flexibility and fast turnaround for compact test setups. The design consists of a small, light-weight chassis with up to three open hardware windows, each of which may be outfitted with your choice of programmable attenuators or switches.
The system can be controlled via USB or Ethernet (supporting both HTTP and Telnet network protocols). Full software support is provided, including our user-friendly GUI application for Windows and a full API with programming instructions for Windows and Linux environments (both 32-bit and 64-bit systems).

Available Components:

SPDT mechanical switches (DC-18GHz)

SPDT mechanical switches (DC-40GHz)

Mechanical transfer switches(DC to 18GHz)

SPDT mechanical switches (DC-40GHz)

SP6T mechanical switches (DC to 12GHz)

SP4T mechanical switches (DC to 40GHz)​

SP4T mechanical switches (DC to 18GHz)

SP6T mechanical switches (DC to 40GHz)​

SP8T mechanical switches (DC to 12GHz)

SP8T mechanical switches (DC to 40GHz)​

Included accessories:
  • AC power cord
  • USB control cable – 6.8 ft (USB-CBL-AB-7+)
  • Ethernet control cable – 5 ft (CBL-RJ45-MM-5+)
  • Full software & documentation (including GUI, DLL API files, user & programming manual)
Documentation:

Program Examples & Troubleshooting Reference tables and worked examples in a range of programming environments.

App Note-AN-49-001 Summary of software support for Mini-Circuits test equipment.

App Note-VISA Control Instructions for controlling Mini-Circuits test equipment using VISA.

 

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