Test & Measurement Product News

Tektronix targets low cost sig gen at schools

Tektronix has introduced the entry level AFG1022 arbitrary/function generator which the company said, at £438, is affordable for educational institutions and companies on a budget. Its specifications are more impressive than scope-based signal generators. The dual-channel generator has 25MHz bandwidth with 1mVpp to 10Vpp output, 14-bit…

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Hand-held 3D scanner from RS

RS Components is stocking the Scanify hand-held 3D scanner. Made by Fuel-3D, it uses two cameras and processing to digitise in 8bit RGB with up to 0.35mm resolution. “The user places an optical tracking target on the object, as a reference for movement correction, and a one…

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USB-based 6GHz vector network analyser

Anritsu has introduced the ShockLine MS46121A series of 1-port USB vector network analysers (VNAs). Two models with frequency coverage of 40MHz to 4GHz and 150kHz to 6GHz are powered and controlled by a PC through the USB port. Sweeps can be conducted at 100 microseconds per point and the…

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Tektronix gives 70GHz scope a new form-factor

Tektronix has introduced an oscilloscope with a real-time bandwidth of 70GHz using the firm’s patented Asynchronous Time Interleaving (ATI) technology. For the DPO70000SX oscilloscope Tektronix has made significant change to the control panel of the instrument and reduced the size of the display. According to the company, one…

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Keysight PCIe data acquisition card has OCT capability

Keysight Technologies has announced that the U5303A high-speed data acquisition 12-bit PCIe card, in collaboration with firmware firm YellowSys is  available with an option dedicated to the optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology. The data acquisition card uses signal resampling to give stable ADC signal sampling with clock stability…

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Keysight adds adjustable ISI for 16Gbit/s data rates

Keysight Technologies is offering an adjustable and integrated intersymbol interference (ISI) capability for the J-BERT M8020A bit error rate tester (BERT). The adjustable and programmable ISI function allows engineers to emulate channel loss when compliance testing high-speed digital receivers. This function is integrated in each pattern generator channel…

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Touch multimeter has 18-bit waveform digitiser

Keithley Instruments has introduced a 7½-digit multimeter which incorporates a 1Msample/s, 18-bit digitiser for waveform capture. The Model DMM7510 also has a capacitive touch screen, with a swipe function which makes it feel like a smartphone touch screen. Jerry Janesch, a senior market development manager at Keithley…

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WaveJet Touch oscilloscope available from Amplicon

The Teledyne LeCroy WaveJet Touch oscilloscope is available from Amplicon. The oscilloscopes come in either 350MHz or 500MHz bandwidth, 2GS/s sample rate and 5Mpts long memory. The WaveJet Touch 350MHz model is priced from £3,625. All channels on the oscilloscope can have active digital filtering, performing low-pass…

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