Latest Test & Measurement Product News

Keysight DMM ranges from 100µA to 10A

Amplicon is selling the 34460/1A digital multimeters from Keysight Technologies, formerly Agilent. The 34461A DMM is a direct replacement for the earlier 34401A model with expanded current ranges from 100µA to 10A. The 34460A offers a basic entry point to the 6½ digit class of DMMs. Both the…

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Temperature sensor used in fracking

Yokogawa has introduced a distributed temperature sensor which has a one-metre spatial resolution when measuring the temperature along fibre-optic cables up to 50km in length. The DTSX3000 is used for monitoring of temperature over long distances or across wide areas, which means ity can be used in the…

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Rohde & Schwarz offers DOCSIS 3.1 cable network analysis

Rohde & Schwarz has introduced first software to run on its FSW spectrum analyser for analysing DOCSIS 3.1 signals. Cable TV network operators and manufacturers of cable TV network components can use the software to characterise downstream signals of up to 192MHz. The data over cable service interface specifications…

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NI CompactRIO controller runs Linux RTOS on Intel Atom

NI’s latest CompactRIO controller is supported by LabVIEW 2014 and NI Linux real-time for applications in harsh, industrial environments. This software-design controller provides data processing, custom timing and triggering, and data transfer from modular C Series I/O. The controller has an Intel Atom processor and a…

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Keysight software generates Wi-SUN test signals

Keysight Technologies is offering signal generation software for the IEEE 802.15.4g-based Wi-SUN standard. The test firm, formerly known as Agilent Technologies, has also introduced support for LTE/LTE-Advanced uplink (UL) 2×2 MIMO with real-time Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ). The N7610B Signal Studio software…

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Energy monitor measures power quality

Panasonic Electric Works has introduced a version of its KW9M energy monitor with 0.2% accuracy and a capability to measure power in harmonics and measurement of unbalanced factor. It is designed to be used for energy monitoring and power quality measurement. This new version of the energy monitor, the…

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NI integrates Intel Atom processor in measurement system

NI has integrated an Intel dual-core processor, signal conditioning and I/O into a single unit in its CompactDAQ system. The CompactDAQ 4-slot controller has an Intel Atom dual-core processor that can run either industry-standard Windows Embedded 7 or NI Linux Real-Time. There is removable…

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NI adds to software-designed instrument range

National Instruments has added to its range of software-designed instruments. The instrument’s software-designed element is LabView graphical design software, which is used to programme an FPGA with out the need for specialised languages such as VHDL and Verilog. Two years ago, NI introduced the first software-designed…

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