Signal Generators

Electronic Components & Devices

MEMS Oscillators provide reliability, stability from -40 to +85°C.

September 28, 2016

Comprised of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) oscillators, DSC6000 series offers 2 KHz to 100 MHz range and is suited as clock references in such small, battery-powered devices as wearables and IoT devices. Products come in 4-pin DFN packages, ranging from 1.6 x 1.2 mm to 7 x 5 mm, and also meet AEC-Q100 mechanical durability and reliability requirements. Consuming 1.3 mA typ, shock- and vibration-resistant oscillators exhibit ±25 ppm max drift over entire temperature range.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision MEMS Oscillators aid telecom, networking timing market.

September 28, 2016

Designed to solve problems in telecom and networking equipment, Elite Platform™ Super-TCXOs™ and oscillators bolster communications equipment performance, reliability, and QoS even when environmental stressors are present. These precision devices are based on DualMEMS™ architecture with TurboCompensation™, which further includes TempFlat MEMS™, 100% accurate thermal coupling, and integrated mixed-signal circuits with on-chip regulators, TDC, and a low-noise PLL.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Based Test Scope supports signature analysis.

September 26, 2016

Based on 2-channel 200 kHz oscilloscope sampling at 2 MSa/s, Syscomp SIG-101 Signature Analyzer includes 12-bit arbitrary waveform generator and 8-bit digital I/O port. Waveform generator can be used to create swept, stationary, or noise test signals, or provide PWM outputs. Combined, oscilloscope and waveform generator provide Vector Network Analysis, yielding Bode plots that graph frequency response of circuit. SIG-101 also provides calibrated signature analysis to detect PCB faults. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

U.S. Army Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of Tactical Aircraft Transponder Simulation System

September 23, 2016

NuWaves Partners with ViaSat to Accurately Simulate the RF Signal Environment MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract with the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) to research and develop a Mode 5 Identification... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

London Calling: Rohde & Schwarz Presents leading-edge Microwave T&M Solutions at EuMW 2016

September 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz follows the call to London to attend European Microwave Week, where the company will demonstrate its T&M highlights for demanding applications in the aerospace & defense, automotive and wireless industries. In focus: test solutions for satellite communications, for radar applications in the A&D and automotive sectors and for the next generation of mobile networks 5G. Munich -... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products

Time and Frequency System features internal GPS receiver.

September 19, 2016

Housed in ruggedized enclosure, tactical 8836 Series integrates ground-based GPS receiver module, rubidium oscillator, time and frequency signal generation, and control/status circuitry. Standard outputs include 1 PPS, low noise 10 MHz Network Time Protocol, and two IRIG B outputs over multi-mode fiber. When tracking GPS with TFOM of 3 or better, discipline algorithm steers internal oscillator providing 1 PPS time accuracy of <30 nS to UTC and long term frequency stability of <1E-12. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Advance Communication Test and Measurement Solutions at ECOC 2016

September 8, 2016

400Gb/s Solutions Include Generation and Analyses of Coherent Optical Modulated Signals Required for Next-Generation Networking Highlights:

  • Keysight will show new modulations techniques, such as PAM-4, that simplify accurate receiver testing for 400GbE devices
  • Keysight will show new and enhanced solutions for creating better designs, making validation easier, and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra High Frequency TCXO generates 60-650 MHz.

September 8, 2016

Housed in ULTRA 3225 SMD case measuring 3.0 x 2.5 mm, ULTRA TX832-D3 generates high frequency range of 60–650 MHz with supply voltage of 2.5 or 3.3 V at frequency stability of 2.5 ppm over temperature range of -40 to +85°C. Device features low RMS jitter of 650 fs max within bandwidth of 12 kHz to 20 MHz. With typical frequencies of 78.125, 156.250, and 312.5 MHz, TCXO is suited for networking applications, including 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet, Fiber Channel 10G/12G Serdes, and optical networks. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rohde & Schwarz Test Solutions Help Define and Standardize 5G

September 7, 2016

COLUMBIA, Md. - Rohde Schwarz has enhanced its proven test solution platforms to include advanced capabilities that are facilitating the research, development and standardization of 5G. The fifth generation of mobile radio will open up new frequency bands for commercial wireless communications in the microwave and millimeter wave ranges to increase date rates on a massive scale. To implement... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Generators offer modulation capabilities.

September 7, 2016

Equipped with 4.3 in. TFT LCD, Siglent SDG1000X Series of Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators output sine, square, ramp, and pulse waveforms to 60 MHz with 14-bit sampling rate of 150 MSa/s at up to ±20 V. Units feature patented EasyPulse technology for low jitter and fast rising and falling edges that are frequency-independent, even at low duty cycle settings. With 0 dBm output, THD is less than 0.075%, with harmonics and spurious less than -40 dBc throughout entire bandwidth. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Video Generator Module tests SDI broadcast monitors, converters.

September 2, 2016

Used to test SDI broadcast monitors and converters, 980 series SDI Video Generator module features four 12G-capable output ports. Single-link configurations include support for SD, HD, 3G, or 12G video timings, and support for Dual-link HD-SDI as well as Quad-link 3G-SDI is also standard. Also included, programmable sinewave generator function supports 2–16 channels of LPCM audio. Genlock input enables outputs to be synchronized to external house sync using black-burst or tri-level sync. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Frequency Reference provides 10 MHz output.

September 1, 2016

With 8 outputs, MtRF-5610 GPS Disciplined 10 MHz Frequency Reference eliminates need for separate frequency source and RF distribution unit. Along with 10 MHz outputs, time information is also available via serial output, which supports 1 PPS mode and NMEA-0183. Unit's 1 PPS signal is accurate to ±35 ns to UTC RMS, and 10 MHz output has noise floor of -155 dBc. Available in 8.66 x 6.50 x 2.03 in. module or 1U, 19 in. rackmount enclosure, MtRF-5610 operates from 90–250 VAC line power. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

OCXO offers tight temperature stability.

August 25, 2016

Measuring 9 x 14 mm, OX2114-D3 Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator provides temperature stability of ±5 ppb over operating temperature range of -40 to +85°C. Standard nominal frequencies are 10 MHz and 20 MHz with supply voltage of 3.3 V at 300 mA steady state. Featuring low current consumption of 750 mA during warm-up, RoHS-compliant oscillator is suited for applications such as wireless infrastructure, transmission, precision instrumentation, broadcasting, and utility metering. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Joins Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance to Advance 5G Technology

July 27, 2016

Alliance Provides Forum for Discussing 5G Test Requirement Highlights:

  • Keysight and Anite (now part of Keysight) offer leading-edge solutions for designing and testing mobile networks
  • Keysight delivers a broad set of simulation and measurement solutions for sub-6 GHz, cmWave and mmWave 5G systems
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Electronic Components & Devices

Test Pattern Generator cuts ATPG runtime from days to hours.

July 14, 2016

Built on test generation, fault simulation, and diagnosis engines that are extremely fast, TetraMAX® II ensures patterns are ready when early silicon samples are first available for testing. Pattern reduction enables designers to shorten time of testing, while memory efficiency enables utilization of all server cores regardless of design size. Reuse of design modeling and rule checking infrastructure, as well as user and tool interfaces, ensures designers can quickly deploy TetraMAX II risk-free. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Announces Global Agreement with Pericom

June 27, 2016

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in Montreal, Quebec, Canada  in 1968 by Robert Miller, is pleased to announce the completion of a contract to sell Pericom products worldwide, following the recent acquisition of Pericom Semiconductor by Diodes Incorporated. Under the terms of this new agreement, Future Electronics is... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Lab Brick Signal Generator offers up to 80 dB power control range.

June 3, 2016

Covering 6–18 GHz range, LMS-183DX offers power control range of 80 dB (+10 to -70 dBm) from 6–13 GHz and 65 dB (+10 to -55 dBm) from 13–18 GHz. Max harmonics are -25 dBc (-38 dBc typ) when unit is set to +10 dBm output power. Controlled and powered via USB, portable unit weighs <1 lb and typically operates with VSWR at 1:4:1 (2.0:1 max). Features include phase-continuous linear frequency sweeping, internal/external 10 MHz reference, and optional pulse modulation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Generator (2-8 GHz) features -40 dBc harmonic performance.

June 2, 2016

Operating in 2–8 GHz range with resolution of 100 Hz and 100 µsec switching time, LMS-802DX has power control range of 80 dB (+10 to -70 dBm). Features include phasecontinuous linear-frequency sweeping, internal/external 10 MHz reference, and optional pulse modulation. Operated and powered through USB, Lab Brick signal generators are controlled via included GUI or through API. ROHS-compliant products can be used with any PC or laptop computer with USB 2.0 port and Windows OS. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Programmable Clock Generators deliver power, flexibility.

June 2, 2016

Respectively available in 4 x 4 mm 24-QFN and 3 x 3 mm 20-QFN packages, VersaClock® 3S 5P35023/5P35021 can replace multiple crystals or XOs. Proactive power conservation, performance-based power balancing, and dynamic frequency control (supported by OTP memory), Overshoot Reduction Technology, and 2 differential outputs are standard. Differing in number of single-ended LVCMOS outputs, both models have digitally controlled oscillator supplying system with 32.768 KHz clock. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Arbitrary Waveform Generator tests HDMI 2.0 receivers.

May 31, 2016

Featuring 65 GSa/s sample rate and 25 GHz analog bandwidth, Model M8195A offers integrated HDMI 2.0 receiver compliance test solution. N5990A automated compliance and device characterization test software provides HDMI sink test option as well as option for HDMI extended display identification data, consumer electronics control, and high-bandwidth digital content protection tests. With channel duplication capability, signal generator allows for addition of intra-pair skew within instrument. Read More