Agilent Technologies Inc. has just announced the inclusion of faster PC hardware in the Infiniium 90000 Series oscilloscope family. These award-winning, high-performance, real-time oscilloscopes are the most responsive in their class with waveform update rates more than 20 times faster than comparable scopes....LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Oscilloscopes
An internal pulse generator option has been added to Aeroflex's 2023A Series signal generator. This new option greatly facilitates testing in EMC and radar applications by providing an integrated solution that removes the need for an external pulse generator and simplifies test procedures. In addition, the company has enhanced the instrument's internal modulation oscillator to extend its stimulus capabilities.LISTED UNDER: Services, Calibration / Test | Test and Measurement, Signal Generators | Radar
OneSpin Solutions, provider of 360 MV, a comprehensive formal assertion-based verification (ABV) solution, recently announced its new RootCauseAnalyzer that boosts formal ABV productivity by making SystemVerilog assertion (SVA) and RTL design debug much easier and faster. An integral part of OneSpin's 360 MV solution, the RootCauseAnalyzer provides some of the most advanced debug automation capabilities available in formal ABV tools today.LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum
Anritsu Company introduces an innovative new platform for its family of handheld analyzers. The "E" platform features integrated functionality in a robust, lightweight, field-proven design that provides field personnel with all the tools necessary to deploy, maintain and troubleshoot today's most demanding wireless equipment and networks....LISTED UNDER: Services, Calibration / Test | Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum
Anritsu Company introduces the VectorStar Broadband ME7828A vector network analyzer system that produces industry-best dynamic range, measurement speed, and calibration and measurement stability over the broad frequency range of 70 kHz to 110 GHz. The performance and frequency coverage provide designers and manufacturers of microwave/millimeter wave components and devices with a single system to accurately and quickly measure devices from DC to daylight.LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum
Agilent Technologies Inc. has expanded the company’s PNA-X network analyzer with 13.5, 43.5 and 50 GHz models. The 43.5 and 50 GHz models support higher frequency applications such as radar and satellite communications, while the 13.5 GHz model is appropriate for lower-frequency devices used in wireless communications....LISTED UNDER: Services, Calibration / Test | Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum
Keithley Instruments’ Model 2820A Vector Signal Analyzer provides a 40MHz signal acquisition bandwidth with a frequency range of 400 MHz to 4 GHz or 400 MHz to 6 GHz. It offers improved speed and enhanced measurement performance over earlier analyzers, for testing to today’s high throughput, complex modulation, and wide bandwidth standards....LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum
Comsys Communication & Signal Processing Ltd and Rohde & Schwarz have announced that they have jointly developed a customized test solution for RF calibration offering customers the most cost-effective test solution for RF testing, calibration and signal testing in devices incorporating Comsys Mobile's ComMAX CM1125 mobile WiMAX/GSM-EDGE modules....LISTED UNDER: Services, Calibration / Test | Test and Measurement, Standards / Calibration
PCB Piezotronics introduces Model 401B04 ICP® sensor simulator, which installs in place of an ICP® sensor and accepts test signals from a voltage function generator. This model allows test engineers to make sure the entire measuring chain consisting of cable, ICP® or IEPE signal conditioning, and data acquisition system is set up properly and ready to take measurements; which is especially important when the cost of running a test is very expensive.LISTED UNDER: Services, Calibration / Test | Test and Measurement, Function Generators
Featuring a DANL of less than -148 dBm (1 Hz) at 13 GHz and less than -144 dBm (1 Hz) at 30 GHz, as well as a third order intercept of 15 dBm, 2 signal and spectrum analyzers (13.6 GHz and 30 GHz) from Rohde & Schwarz feature large-signal immunity. With a removable hard drive and USB interfaces that can be deactivated, the analyzers feature an analysis bandwidth of 40 MHz....LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Analyzers, Spectrum
Providing support on all channels simultaneously for bandwidth, memory, sample rate, and waveform capture rate, the DPO70000B Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope (DPO) and DSA70000B Digital Serial Analyzer (DSA) Series from Tektronix are presented as having the fastest available hardware-based pattern triggering for advanced serial data bus speeds at rates up to 5 Gb/s....LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Oscilloscopes
The introduction of new radio technoloiges, like OFDM and MIMO, in LTE and WiMAX systems has created the need for new types of test equipment. George Reed, Azimuth Systems click to enlarge Figure 1. Three methods of testing transmitter and receiver performance: lab-based, direct cable connectivity, over-the-air testing and lab-based, connection through a channel emulator that simulates real world conditions.
LeCroy Corporation introduces its WaveMaster 8 Zi Series digital oscilloscopes, serial data analyzers and disk drive analyzers that provides up to 30 GHz of bandwidth, 80 GS/s of sample rate, 512 megapoints of analysis and greater than 15 GHz edge triggering. With optimal instrument responsiveness, 10 to 100 times faster analysis processing time, a large 15....LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Oscilloscopes
Working closely with the test equipment vendor is required in order to synchronize feature implementation, reference specifications and timely delivery of the test equipment software. By Paul Gooding, Rohde & Schwarz click to enlarge Figure 1.
Modern wireless communications testing requires understanding the new capabilities offered by the latest RF signal generators. By Ron Rausch, Keithley Instruments, Inc. There are many different kinds of RF signal generators from which to choose. No single generator fits all user requirements. This article is a guide to help you select the best RF signal generator for your needs, and it focuses on selecting signal generators commonly used f...LISTED UNDER: Test and Measurement, Signal Generators