Comdel's Arc Detect Fast Shutdown option provides shutdown of the RF to minimize arc damage. It is an integrated system that works within the matching network and power supply. Latching fast shutdown located in the power supply interfaces with the arc detect circuit in the matching network. This system allows for automatic fast shutdown of the RF during an arc condition to minimize damage on end user tooling and product, improving product yield while protecting process equipment. It provides ultra fast shutdown in less than 1.5 microseconds. The Arc Detect Fast Shutdown option is available on all Comdel CPMX matching networks and CX power supplies.