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February 14, 2014 - Available for printed circuit board impedance test in manufacturing, E5063A provides advanced error-correction methods to enhance measurement accuracy, repeatability, and reproducibility and thereby improve PCB impedance test yield. ESD protection circuit is standard, and E5063A-011 time domain analysis/test wizard option supports simplified and traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Frequency options for 2-port test sets include 100 kHz to 4.5, 8.5, and 18 GHz.

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

5301 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara, CA, 95051, USA

Original Press Release

Agilent Technologies Offers PCB Analyzer with Breakthrough Accuracy for PCB Manufacturing Test

Press release date: February 3, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the E5063A PCB Analyzer for printed circuit board impedance test in manufacturing. The solution offers technology breakthroughs in accuracy and repeatability and reproducibility (R&R). The analyzer also provides a dedicated user interface with broader language support, and more robustness against electrostatic discharge for PCB manufacturing environments.

Tighter impedance tolerance is a direct result of increasing data rates; more accurate impedance test solutions for PCB manufacturing is now required to achieve signal integrity. The E5063A PCB Analyzer meets that demand by providing advanced error-correction methods to enhance measurement accuracy and R&R. These enhancements help improve yield for PCB impedance test.

Option 011 in the E5063A PCB Analyzer now supports simplified and traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean, providing easier access and operation in global installations.

The ESD protection circuit now available on the E5063A PCB Analyzer helps overcome the serious ESD damage that traditional PCB measurement solutions can encounter. The highly robust architecture of E5063A protects the instrument from ESD damage, minimizing downtime and repair.

"In addition to enhancements that go beyond traditional test solutions, we offer the solution at an affordable price," said Akira Nukiyama, vice president and general manager, Agilent's Component Test Division. "Continuous achievements in high-speed digital applications and uncompromising expertise in RF measurements enable us to achieve these breakthroughs with the E5063A PCB Analyzer."

U.S. Pricing and Additional Information

E5063A-011 Time domain analysis/Test wizard option: $10,000

E5063A PCB Analyzer frequency options:
E5063A-245 2-port test set, 100 kHz to 4.5 GHz $18,600
E5063A-285 2-port test set, 100 kHz to 8.5 GHz $26,800
E5063A-2H5 2-port test set, 100 kHz to 18 GHz $35,100

Information on the E5063A PCB Analyzer can be found at www.agilent.com/find/ena-pcb. High-resolution images are available at www.agilent.com/find/E5063APCB_images.

About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies, Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.

Contact:
Janet Smith, Americas
+1 970 679 5397
janet_smith@agilent.com
Twitter: @JSmithAgilent

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