Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

Pickering Interfaces, a global company, designs and manufactures high-quality modular signal switching and simulation for use in electronic test and verification. We offer the largest range of switching and simulation products in the industry for PXI, LXI and PCI applications, with over 1,000 in PXI alone. Our products are specified in test systems installed throughout the world and have a reputation for providing excellent reliability and value.

Our commitment to delivering you high-quality products does not just extend to our switching and simulation products. We also offer a full range of supporting cable and connector solutions, diagnostic test tools and software, including our signal routing software, Switch Path Manager and software drivers.

Our products have a history of longevity, typically 15–20 years, which is critical to many of our customers. All products manufactured by us come with a standard 3-year warranty and include guaranteed long-term support.

Pickering serves many electronics industries, including automotive, aerospace & defense, energy, industrial, communications, medical and semiconductor. We operate globally with direct operations in the US, UK, Germany, Sweden, France, Czech Republic, and China—with additional representation in countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

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  • PXI Dual SPDT RF Switch 6GHz 50 SMA Terminated

    40-880-001 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    A range of 50 SPDT RF switching with automatic termination of unused signals. Available as a dual switch in a 1 slot PXI module, a quad switch in a two slot PXI module or hex and octal switches in three slot PXI modules. The switch exhibits low insertion loss and VSWR through the use of high performance solid state switches. Solid state switches ensure a long service life with no wear out mechanism, making it ideal for ATE systems requiring frequent and fast operating RF switching.

  • PXI 6GHz Solid State Attenuator, Hex

    41-182-006 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    A programmable RF attenuator module that supports 3 (one slot) or 6 (two slots) attenuators each capable of inserting an additional loss of 0 to 31.75dB in 0.25dB steps. Each attenuator uses solid state switches for a long service life and fast operation with minimum settling time and no signal bounce.

  • PXI Dual 44x4 Matrix, 1-Pole Switching

    40-536-021 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    Typical applications include signal routing in Functional ATE and data acquisition systems. These PXI matrix modules are constructed using high reliability sputtered Ruthenium reed relays, offering >109operations to give maximum switching confidence with long life and stable contact resistance.

  • Dual 8x8 1-Pole High-Density PXI Matrix Module

    40-520-207 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-520 family of high-density PXI matrices is available in 22 different configurations with up to 256 crosspoints. The choice of six bus widths (x16, x12, x8, x6, x4 and x2) enables competitively priced solutions using Pickering Electronics instrumentation quality reed relays. These relays offer very long life with good low-level switching performance and excellent contact resistance stability. Typical applications include signal routing in ATE and data acquisition systems.

  • PXI Strain Gauge Simulator Module 4-Channel, 1.5k

    40-265-404 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-265 range consists of 6, 4 or 2 channel modules (this version is the 4-channel, 1.5k) that simulate the operation of a range of strain gauges making it ideal for testing strain gauge meters and a wide variety of industrial control systems. The range provides a simple way of replacing in house developed sensors with a low cost simulator having excellent performance. The 40-265 uses the same resistor bridge techniques that real life strain gauges are based on, ensuring accurate emulation under all conditions. Each simulator channel includes an independent input for the Excitation Voltage and a bridge output. The Excitation Voltage port can be driven by an AC or a DC source. The bridge circuit includes three fixed resistors and a fourth programmable resistor that can be adjusted over a narrow resistance range with fine adjustment capability and excellent accuracy. The adjustment range provided is sufficient to simulate quarter, half or full bridge circuits. The standard bridge impedances are 350, 1k, 1.5k, 2k and 3k. These modules are extremely simple to use, the variable resistor element can be programmed using a simple resistance call. The module supplies the user with the resistance value required to balance the bridge, and the resistance call to the simulator can be varied above and below this value to simulate extension and compression of the strain gauge resistor.

  • PXI Strain Gauge Simulator Module 2-Channel, 2K

    40-265-302 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-265 range consists of 6, 4 or 2 channel modules (this version is the 2-channel, 2k) that simulate the operation of a range of strain gauges making it ideal for testing strain gauge meters and a wide variety of industrial control systems. The range provides a simple way of replacing in house developed sensors with a low cost simulator having excellent performance. The 40-265 uses the same resistor bridge techniques that real life strain gauges are based on, ensuring accurate emulation under all conditions. Each simulator channel includes an independent input for the Excitation Voltage and a bridge output. The Excitation Voltage port can be driven by an AC or a DC source. The bridge circuit includes three fixed resistors and a fourth programmable resistor that can be adjusted over a narrow resistance range with fine adjustment capability and excellent accuracy. The adjustment range provided is sufficient to simulate quarter, half or full bridge circuits. The standard bridge impedances are 350, 1k, 1.5k, 2k and 3k. These modules are extremely simple to use, the variable resistor element can be programmed using a simple resistance call. The module supplies the user with the resistance value required to balance the bridge, and the resistance call to the simulator can be varied above and below this value to simulate extension and compression of the strain gauge resistor.

  • Dual 12x8 1-Pole High-Density PXI Matrix Module

    40-520-206 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-520 family of high-density PXI matrices is available in 22 different configurations with up to 256 crosspoints. The choice of six bus widths (x16, x12, x8, x6, x4 and x2) enables competitively priced solutions using Pickering Electronics instrumentation quality reed relays. These relays offer very long life with good low-level switching performance and excellent contact resistance stability. Typical applications include signal routing in ATE and data acquisition systems.

  • PXI 6U PXI High Density Matrix, EMR 132x8

    45-542-001 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 6U PXIMatrix Module 45-542 is a very high density electro-mechanical relay matrix available in 132x8 format with 1 pole switching. Typical applications include signal routing in Functional ATE and data acquisition systems. The matrix is constructed using high reliability 2A electro-mechanical relays, offering >10e8 operations (under low power loads) to give maximum switching confidence with long life and stable contact resistance.

  • PXI Single 32x8 Matrix, 2 Pole Switching

    40-531-022 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    Model 40-531 very high density matrix modules are configured as a 32x8, while the 40-532 modules are configured as a Dual 16x8. Both modules are available in a choice of reed relay formats: 1-pole, 2-pole and 1-Pole screened. The screened version is suitable for switching coaxial signals up to 50MHz. Typical applications include signal routing in Functional ATE and data acquisition systems. These PXI matrix modules are constructed using high reliability Sputtered Ruthenium Reed Relays, offering 109 operations to give maximum switching confidence with long life and stable contact resistance. Larger matrices may be constructed by Daisy Chaining the common signals from multiple PXI modules. For example, seven PXI modules will form a 224x8 Matrix, a total of 1792 crosspoints in a 7-slot PXI Chassis.

  • PXI Single 44x4 Matrix, 1-Pole Switching

    40-523-021 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    A 44x4 medium density matrix - product range comes with available reedrelay formats of 1-pole, 2-pole and 1-pole screened. The screened version is suitablefor switching signals up to 50MHz. These PXI matrix cards are constructed using highreliability ruthenium electro-plated reed relays, offering >10e8 operations togive maximum switching confidence with long life and stable contact resistance.

  • PXI Optical Switching

    Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    Pickering's range of PXI optical switching modules include high performance multiplexers and insert/bypass switches. MEMS (Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems) switch technology offers higher performance and longer operational life compared to conventional prism based optical switching

  • PXI Triple 4 to 1 RF Multiplexer 6GHz 50 Ohm SMA Terminated

    40-882-003 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    A 50 Ohm 4 to 1 6GHz PXI RF multiplexer available as a single MUX in one PXI slot, a dual MUX in two PXI slots, or triple and quad MUXs in three slot PXI modules. This PXI multiplexer exhibits low VSWR characteristically over the full operating frequency range and consistent insertion loss characteristics. The use of solid state switches ensures a long service life with no wear out mechanism, making the 40-882 MUX ideal for ATE systems requiring frequent and fast operating RF switching.

  • Dual 16x4 1-Pole High-Density PXI Matrix Module

    40-520-404 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-520 family of high-density PXI matrices is available in 22 different configurations with up to 256 crosspoints. The choice of six bus widths (x16, x12, x8, x6, x4 and x2) enables competitively priced solutions using Pickering Electronics instrumentation quality reed relays. These relays offer very long life with good low-level switching performance and excellent contact resistance stability. Typical applications include signal routing in ATE and data acquisition systems.

  • PXI 6x2 10A Solid State Matrix

    40-553-011 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-553 is a high current matrix available in 6x2 configuration occupying twoslots of PXI chassis. Each matrix crosspoint uses a fully isolated solid state relaywhich has been designed to offer fast operation under hot switching conditions andhigh inrush current with no operational life degradation. Each matrix switching pathcan support 10A of continuous current and switch up to 200V signals. The switchescan sustain inrush currents in excess of 50A. AC or DC signals can be switched sincethe switch is polarity insensitive. Note:The 40-553-011 supersedes the 40-553-001 which is functionally the same butwith some changes in specification. A data sheet for the 40-553-001 can be foundin the 40-553/554 User Manual.

  • Single 24x8 1-Pole High-Density PXI Matrix Module

    40-520-202 - Pickering Interfaces Ltd.

    The 40-520 family of high-density PXI matrices is available in 22 different configurations with up to 256 crosspoints. The choice of six bus widths (x16, x12, x8, x6, x4 and x2) enables competitively priced solutions using Pickering Electronics instrumentation quality reed relays. These relays offer very long life with good low-level switching performance and excellent contact resistance stability. Typical applications include signal routing in ATE and data acquisition systems.