Tactical Switches

MTX-R BTS Switches

Designed for shipboard communication applications, the MTX-R BTS (Black Tactical Switch) performs automated switching and control of clear and encrypted signals among modems, encryption devices, radio transmitters, and receivers. Capable of interconnecting up to 512 individual wideband (25 KHz) analog ports, the MTX-R BTS handles shipboard communication with ease, including both analog and digital interfaces and controls and both narrowband and wideband signals.

MTX-R BTS (Black Tactical Switch) Uses:

  • Shipboard Communications

MTX-R BTS Key Features

  • High density non-blocking crosspoint design
  • Automated crosspoint testing
  • Supports 512 ports with any combination of lines and trunks.
  • Switches all standard digital interfaces
  • WAN interfaces connect in full-duplex mode
  • Switches wideband (25 kHz) analog
  • Multi-point switching
  • Broadcast mode
  • Manual patch capability
  • Multi-level security access
  • Battery-backed dual NVRAM

Product Specifications

Matrix General

Matrix Type:
Single Crosspoint, Electronic
Blocking Factor:
Broadcast Capability:
1 to All


Engine Chassis Dimension:
9U (19"W x 15.75" H x 20"D)
Matrix Engine Weight:
75 lbs.

Power Requirements

Matrix Input Power:
1.5A @-12VDC


Operating Temperature:
0°C to +50°C
Non-Operating Temperature:
-50°C to +100°C
98% RH @ non-condensing
Up to 3050m above sea level


Shock and Vibration:
MIL-STD-901D Grade A, MIL STD-167-1


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