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Switching & RFIU's

Switching solutions from Astronics Test Systems range from Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) products to complex tailored systems for the most demanding applications. 

Standard platforms include:

  • Adapt-a-SwitchTM Series
    Available for VXI, PXI, GPIB, and LAN, the revolutionary Adapt-a-SwitchTM switch series delivers unprecedented density and flexibility. The wide variety of switching plug-ins includes RF, microwave, signal, matrix, and multiplexer as well as power and discrete. Switching configurations are expandable through the use of a shared analog bus.


  • 1260 Series: C-Size VXI Switching
    1260 Series C-Size switch modules are the only ones that give you the convenience of message-based control for ease of programming and a register-based interface for high-speed control. Download a printable Selection Guide.


  • Custom RF/Microwave Systems
    Built around the 1257  and 1257A switching mainframes, our custom switching solutions are ideal for those situations where you need a tailored switch system for RF, Microwave, optical, and high-power applications for LXI, USB, and GPIB. The 1257 is a custom-tailored switch system built to your specifications - easy to maintain, fully documented, and exactly reproduceable. The 1257A is a family of RF Interface Units (RFIU) available in 14 configurations from COTS to fully-customized, for maximum flexibility.