Signal Generators

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

OCXO Frequency Reference provides 8 buffered outputs.

August 27, 2015

Featuring 1U, 19 in. rack mount design, 10 MHz Model MtRF-5021 is suited for use in test and calibration or with multiple phase-locked receivers and transmitters. Device features output level of 0 dBm, temperature range of -40 to +70°C, and standard stability of 50 with 10 or 3 ppb available. Warm up time is less than 3 minutes, with options as low as 15 seconds. Operating from 90–250 Vac line power or 9–18 Vdc at 1.5 W, MtRF-5021 comes standard with BNC connectors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Arbitrary/Function Generators are available in 150 MHz models.

August 20, 2015

Available with 1 or 2 channels, AFG3151C and AFG3152C feature intuitive UI that shows at-a-glance information to promote productivity. Display size and 25 shortcut keys foster usability, while included 12 standard waveforms, arbitrary waveform capability, and signal impairment options support diverse application requirements. Also included, ArbExpress software lets waveforms be created from any Tektronix oscilloscope or defined by standard functions, equation editor, and waveform math. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

GNSS Production Tester offers diverse characterization functions.

August 13, 2015

Offering functionality targeting production tests regarding GNSS signal reception and connection between antenna and GNSS chipset, R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator with R&S SMBV-P101 package simulates separate satellites for GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, and Galileo navigation standards in L1/E1 band. Satellites, each with dynamic range of 34 dB, can be activated individually, and on-the-fly level changes enable simultaneous and independent sensitivity tests for each navigation system. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

HCMOS VCXO provides -150 dBC/Hz noise floor.

August 5, 2015

Housed in 9 x 14 mm SMD package, Model CVHD-952 ranges from 131–200 MHz with overall ultra-low phase noise that translates to typical phase jitter of 0.5 psec (12 kHz to 80 MHz). Device requires input supply voltage of 3.3 Vdc and consumes 25 mA of current. Available with extended operating temperature range of -40 to +85°C, voltage controlled crystal oscillator is suited for HD video broadcast equipment. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Programmable RF Mixer/Signal Generator can up- or down-convert.

August 3, 2015

Designed as stand-alone mixer for use in RF and microwave communications products or test setups, software-programmable Windfreak MixNV also includes ability to self-bias mixer for use as signal generator. It can also perform 2-level FSK modulation with adjustable frequency deviation via software or off-board external 3.3 V CMOS drive. While RF I/O ports accommodate 30 MHz to 5 GHz signals, built-in Local Oscillator (LO) can be adjusted from 85 MHz to 5 GHz in 1 Hz steps. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Tunable RF Signal Generator/Power Detector is software-tunable.

July 30, 2015

Controlled from any device running Windows, Linux, or Android OS and powered from USB port or external 6–9 V source, SynthNV consists of 34.4 MHz to 4.4 GHz RF signal and sweep generator. Onboard RF power detector can be used as generic RF power meter or combined with sweep function. When RF signal generator frequency is set, RF power can be measured in <400 µsec. Nonvolatile memory enables unit to be programmed to wake up with any frequency, power, sweep, and modulation setting. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates from 3,420-3,430 MHz.

July 29, 2015

Supplied in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, CVCO55CC-3420-3430 features control voltage range of 0.5–4.5 V, typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset, and typical output power of +2.0 dBm. Input voltage is 5.0 V typ with max current consumption of 23 mA. Pulling and pushing are respectively minimized to 1.0 MHz and 1.0 MHz/V, and second harmonic suppression is -15 dBc typ. Applications include digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satcom systems, and base stations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Generator features USB-controlled design.

July 27, 2015

Offering tunable frequencies from 1 Hz to 100 MHz, TDDS100-48 Direct Digital Synthesized RF Signal Source features minimum of 0 dBm output power that is available from its SMA female socket. Laboratory-quality device can be swept in steps as low as 1 Hz between any two frequencies in specified range. Frequency changes are phase-continuous, so there are no glitches and phase noise is better than -140 dBc at 100 kHz. Second and third harmonics are below -60 dBc at 10 MHz. Read More

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Ultraminiature VCXOs delivers optimal noise performance.

July 23, 2015

Available in operating ranges of -10 to +70°C and -40 to +85°C and frequencies from 1.0–50 MHz, G326 series uses fundamental mode crystals for optimal phase-noise performance and feature integrated phase jitter of 200 fs typ. Output can be tuned 50–200 ppm up or down from nominal frequency by varying control voltage. Supplied in 6-pad, 3.2 x 2.5 x 1.0 mm, SMD package, VCXO comes in 1.8, 2.5, 3.3, or 5 Vdc supply voltage versions and offers CMOS (15 pF) or TTL (2 gates) output. Read More

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Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates at 3,400 MHz.

July 21, 2015

With 0.3–4.9 V control voltage range, CVCO55CC-3400-3400 features max phase noise of -112 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and max output power of +7.0 dBm. Input voltage is 5 V typ, with max current consumption of 35 mA, while pulling and pushing are respectively minimized to 0.3 MHz and 0.1 MHz/V. Second harmonic suppression is -15 dBc typ. Supplied in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, VCO suits such applications as digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satcom systems, and base stations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High-Frequency Clock Oscillator exhibits low jitter.

July 14, 2015

Irrespective of output specified, IQXO-931 series offers phase jitter of <0.5 psec rms max over 12 kHz to 20 MHz range. Hermetically sealed, ceramic, 6-pad package measures 2.5 x 2.0 mm, and frequency range is 8 MHz to 1.5 GHz. Able to operate at 2.5 or 3.3 V, clock oscillator is available with CMOS, LVPECL, or LVDS output options; enable or disable output can be included if required. All inclusive frequency stabilities down to ±30 ppm over a period of 10 years can be specified. Read More

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Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates from 271-310 MHz.

July 14, 2015

Along with control voltage from 0.5–4.5 V, CVCO55FL-0271-0310 features typical phase noise of -114 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and typical output power of +0 dBm. Input voltage is 5 V typ, with max current consumption of 5 mA; pulling and pushing are respectively minimized to 2.0 MHz and 1.0 MHz/V; and second harmonic suppression is -15 dBc typ. Supplied in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, VCO suits such applications as digital radio equipment, satcom systems, and base stations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates at 3,650 MHz.

July 8, 2015

Operating with control voltage range of 0.5~4.5 V, Model CVCO55CC-3650-3650 features typical phase noise of -108 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset and typical output power of +7 dBm. Input voltage is 8.0 V, with current consumption of 35 mA. Pulling and Pushing are minimized to 1.0 MHz and 0.2 MHz/V, respectively. Housed in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, VCO is suited for digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satellite communications systems, and base stations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ceramic Resonator VCO saves board space.

June 24, 2015

Covering 1,800 MHz frequency within tuning voltage range of 0.5–4.5 Vdc, Model TRO1800A-LF features spectrally clean signal of -117 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset. Device delivers 4±3 dBm output power into 50 Ω load while operating off 5 Vdc supply and drawing 25 mA of current. Housed in 0.375 x 0.375 x 0.12 in. standard 375 package, RoHS-compliant VCO operates over extended commercial temperature range of -40 to 85°C with typical second harmonic suppression of -10 dBc. Read More

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Low-Noise VCO suits satellite communications applications.

June 24, 2015

Operating at 6,800 MHz within tuning voltage range of 0.5–4.5 Vdc, CRO6800Z-LF comes in 0.86 x 0.63 x 0.22 in. VCO-24H package and features clean spectral signal of -104 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset and typ tuning sensitivity of 18 MHz/V. RoHS-compliant product delivers +5 dBm output power into 50 Ω load while operating off 5 Vdc supply and drawing 69 mA typ. Operating range is -40 to +85°C, typical fundamental rejection is -35 dBc, and second harmonic suppression is -40 dBc.
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Arbitrary Waveform Generators support HDMI receiver testing.

June 11, 2015

Hosted on AWG7000 and AWG70000 Series AWGs, HDMXpress provides complete support for HDMI test pattern generation, auto-calibration, and margin testing, eliminating need for manual pattern creation. Tool interfaces with TekExpress HDM application hosted on DPO70000 series Tektronix oscilloscopes, and provides support for closed-loop calibration for critical sink jitter tolerance test. Use of direct synthesis for Rx testing avoids need for external hardware filters and cable emulators. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Miniature TCXOs consume 2 mA max.

May 26, 2015

Housed in 2.0 x 2.5 x 0.8 mm ceramic package, IQXT-260 Series employs analog ASIC for oscillator and high order temperature compensation circuit that provides smooth signal. Digitally compensated devices offer stabilities down to ±0.5 ppm over operating temperature range of -40 to +85°C with clipped sinewave output. Operating from 1.8–3.3 V, series is available in 3 versions: TCXO, VCTCXO, and TCXO with enable/disable function, all across frequency range of 10–52 MHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Vacuum Generator turns pipe into materials/parts conveyor.

May 8, 2015

Designed to attach to plumbing pipe couplers, aluminum 3/8 NPT and 1/2 NPT Threaded Line Vac® Air Operated Conveyors convert ordinary pipe into conveying system. CE-compliant products eject compressed air to produce vacuum on one end with high output flows on other. Response is instantaneous, and regulating compressed air pressure provides infinite control of conveying rate. Uses include moving small parts, material or gases, and scrap/product out of small spaces. Read More

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SMD/14-Pin DIP OCXO promotes standards compliance.

May 5, 2015

Available in 14 x 20 mm SMD or 14-pin DIP through hole package, OH4 SC-cut, crystal-based oscillator is designed for use in conjunction with low filter bandwidths from <1 mH to .1 Hz for compliance with T1-based hierarchy specifications. Series configuration options offer 10 ppb pk-pk frequency stability, industrial operating range of -40 to +85°C, as well as sub-300 psec jitter performance over 12 kHz to 20 MHz band. Available frequencies range is 10–100 MHz. Read More

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Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates at 3,500 MHz.

April 29, 2015

Along with control voltage range of 0.3–4.9 V, CVCO55CCQ-3500-3500 features typical phase noise of -115 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset. Output power is +6 dBm typ, input is 5 V typ, and current consumption is 27 mA typ. Supplied in 0.5 x 0.5 in. SMD package, VCO features -12 dBc typ second harmonic suppression as well as respective pulling and pushing minimized to 0.3 and 0.1 MHz/V. Areas of use include digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satcom systems, and base stations. Read More