Signal Generators

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Controlled Oscillators cover 10 MHz to 11 GHz range.

February 8, 2016

Available in true surface mount and coaxial packaged versions, High Reliability VCOs cover select bands from 10 MHz to 11 GHz. Frequency of output signal can be varied by adjusting amplitude of input tuning voltage. Units feature tuning voltages from 0–20 V, output power from 0 to +12.5 dBm, and phase noise performance as low as -125 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset. Operating from -40 to +85°C, oscillators are designed to meet MIL-STD-202 environmental test conditions. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Fixed Frequency Synthesizer features ultra low phase noise.

February 1, 2016

Operating at 6,265 MHz with external 100 MHz reference oscillator, Model SFS6265A-LF features typical phase noise of -89 and -90 dBc/Hz at 1 kHz and 10 kHz offsets, respectively. Device delivers typical output power of +3 dBm while operating off VCO voltage supply of 5 Vdc and drawing 35 mA, and phase locked loop voltage of 3 Vdc while drawing 11 mA. Housed in 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.13 in. PLL-V12N package, synthesizer features 2nd harmonic suppression of -20 dBc and spurious suppression of -65 dBc. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

PLL Synthesizer optimizes base station performance.

February 1, 2016

Featuring integrated VCO with output frequency from 3.4–6.8 GHz, Model ADF4355 enables mobile network operators to optimize cellular base station performance and quality of wireless service. Frequency is connected to divide by 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64 circuits, which allows designers to generate RF output frequencies as low as 54 MHz, and allows ADF4355 to cover continuous range from 54–6,800 MHz with no gaps. Device comes in 32-lead, 5 x 5 mm LFCSP package and operates from -40 to +85°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Playback Unit supports aerospace simulation testing.

January 26, 2016

Featuring embedded Linux with Gbit Ethernet and USB interfaces, Model P350 Wayback Machine provides 8 analog outputs that can be used independently or synchronously. In Playback mode, any channel can store and play multi-gigabyte user waveform files, with flexible playback rates, summing, filtering, scaling/offset, and phase/timeshift provisions. Two analog inputs and 2 random noise generators are available for modulation or summing.  Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage-Controlled Oscillator consumes 20 mA of current.

January 25, 2016

Operating from 1,170–1,270 MHz within tuning range of 0.8–4.2 Vdc, Model SMV1220A-LF features phase noise performance of -100 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and covers frequency range with average sensitivity of 75 MHz/V and 1.1:1 linearity. Unit delivers 3±3 dBm of output power into 50 Ω while operating over industrial temperature range of -40 to 85°C. Housed in SUB-L package measuring 0.3 x 0.3 x 0.08 in., RoHS-compliant VCO features typical 2nd harmonic suppression of -10 dBc.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Noise C-Band VCO comes in SUB-L package.

January 21, 2016

Operating from 4,345–4,355 MHz within 1–4 Vdc tuning voltage range, SMV4350A-LF features phase noise performance of -110 dBc/Hz @ 100 kHz offset and average sensitivity of 50 MHz/V. RoHS-compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator) delivers -0.5 ±2.5 dBm output power into 50 Ω load while operating over -40 to +85°C range. Consuming 20 mA while operating from 5.0 Vdc supply, product features second harmonic suppression of -25 dBc typ and comes in 0.3 x 0.3 x 0.08 in. package. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Arbitrary Waveform Generator offers 65 GSa/s sample rate.

January 21, 2016

Featuring analog bandwidth up to 25 GHz, Model M8195A provides optimized signal quality, with up to 4 fully synchronized channels. Memory has been increased to 16 GSa/channel for playtime of 250 ms at max sample rate. Sequencer option lets engineers create long test signal scenarios, while addition of M8085A software plug-in creates multi-lane MIPI C-PHY and D-PHY receiver test-application. With 81195A optical modulation generator’s real-time option, M8195A speeds tests by factor of 100. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Generators utilize Direct Digital Synthesis.

January 14, 2016

Deriving function and arbitrary waveforms using Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS) technology, OWON AG-S Series provide stable, precise, low-distortion signals from DC to 150 MHz with 14-bit vertical resolution. Standard functions include sine, square, pulse, and ramp, and other features include noise output and built-in arbitrary waveforms. Z out is adjustable from 50 Omega to Hi-Z, in which mode output in excess of 20 Vp-p is possible; 7.07 Vrms waveform can be achieved with adjustment headroom. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Welding Equipment & Supplies, Services

Ultrasonic Weld Tool targets sophisticated medical applications.

December 29, 2015

Catering to medical device manufacturers, MEDIALOG welder meets requirements for ultrasonic assembly processes in sterile environments. Features include stainless steel, cleanroom-compatible surfaces as well as pneumatics and FSC (FDA System Component) operator interface. FSC meets FDA CFR 21 part 11 FDA requirements; includes complete documentation, including all actions performed by authorized users; and records time stamped audit trails. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

L-Band VCO comes in 0.2 x 0.2 x 0.06 in. package.

December 22, 2015

Supplied in USSP package, USSP1730-LF operates from 1,715–1,745 MHz within 1–4 Vdc tuning voltage range. This RoHS-compliant VCO features phase noise of -94 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset while operating off 5 Vdc supply and drawing 19 mA typ. While operating from -40 to 85°C, product provides nominal output power of 3.5 dBm into 50Ω load, suppresses second harmonic to better than -25 dBc, and delivers 1.1:1 linearity across band. Areas of use include satellite communication applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Jitter Oscillators serve performance-critical applications.

December 15, 2015

Supplied in 7 x 5 mm quad flat no-leads module (QFM) package, LMK61xx series includes fully programmable, pin-selectable, and fixed-frequency differential oscillators. Jitter performance of 90 fsec RMS from 12 kHz to 20 MHz helps designers optimize signal integrity and reduce data-transmission errors. Along with LVPECL, LVDS, and HCSL output formats, features include frequencies from 10 MHz to 1 GHz, I²C interface, and on-chip EEPROM with 100 write cycles. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

RF Vector Signal Generators are suited for in-field use.

December 10, 2015

Respectively offering frequency ranges up to 2.2 and 6.2 GHz, Triarchy Techologies VSG2G1 and VSG6G1 are portable RF signal sources let users customize test functions to meet needs of proprietary and other non-standard wireless protocols. Frequency sweep, frequency hopping using I&Q modulation, and arbitrary signal generation are possible. Suited for field test situations, both models can be configured to operate without connected PC or operate in ATE systems as signal source module. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Differential Pulse Generators are suited for high-speed testing.

November 19, 2015

PicoSource PG900 Series can test transmission paths with fast pulse, instantly simulating wide-spectrum signal. Capable of creating pulses with less than <40 psec rise-times for 200 mV pulses or <60 psec for 2.5–6 V pulses, these USB-connected products offer differential outputs with programmable de-skew in 1 psec steps. Each output can also function in single-ended mode, and generators offer 2 triggered step-generation technologies to suit different applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

RF Signal Generators have 9 kHz to 3.0 GHz output frequencies.

November 12, 2015

With full remote control capability and digital automatic level control circuit scheme, Rigol DSG800 provides RF signal source with max output of +20 dBm and frequency resolution of 0.01 Hz at any frequency. SSB noise is -115 dBc/Hz, and internal clock exhibits <2 ppm standard or 5 ppb optional stability. As guided by 3.5 in. color LCD with grouped controls, operation is intuitive. Other features include sweep functions, analog modulation functions, and optional pulse train generation.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Clock Generators provides ultra-low jitter of 100 fsec.

October 6, 2015

Supplied in 7 x 7 mm QFN package, LMK033x8 promotes telecommunications infrastructure equipment reliability. Up to 2 PLLatinum™ fractional-N PLLs with 8 outputs enable jitter performance of 100 fsec RMS over multiple integration bandwidths (1 KHz to 5 MHz and 12 KHz to 20 MHz). Pin-mode control feature enables designers to select from 71 pre-programmed frequency startup plans. While integrated EEPROM facilitates customization, I²C interface gives designers control of device configuration. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Broadcast Test Center provides compliance testing.

September 28, 2015

Certified for DTG DBook and NorDig compliance testing, R&S BTC provides real-time signal generation and real-time audio/video signal analysis. Broadcast Test Center is suited for compliance tests that can be automated using AVBrun software application. Test suites for individual standards include all information required for test setup and assume complete control of test equipment and DUTs. Since R&S BTC contains all tests, including complex test scenarios, only one instrument is needed. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Arbitrary Waveform Generator offers high sample rate, resolution.

September 25, 2015

Offering max sample rate of 92 GSa/s with 32 GHz of analog bandwidth on up to 4 precisely aligned channels per 1-slot AXIe module simultaneously, M8196A lets engineers generate digital, multi-level signal scenarios at 8 bits vertical resolution and test their electrical and optical links with complex, modulated signals up to 64 GBaud. Other offerings include 8 bits vertical resolution, rise and fall times below 9 psec, up to 2 Vpp differential output voltage, and adjustable DC offset. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products

Master Timing Reference provides accurate synchronization.

September 21, 2015

Delivering metrology-grade time and frequency performance in configurable 1U rack-mountable package, SyncSystem 4380A employs internal rubidium oscillator and L1/L2 GPS receiver that mitigates effect of ionospheric delay changes and supports advanced GPS processing. Reference offers timing accuracy of <10 ns RMS, frequency accuracy of <1E-13 at 1 day, and holdover of 250 ns at one day. Six expansion ports for hot-swappable output modules provide array of timing signals. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Master Sync Generator supports IP-based video infrastructure.

September 15, 2015

Equipped with multiple independent black burst and HD tri-level sync outputs, SPG8000A Master Sync Generator supports both traditional SDI-based video and IP-based video infrastructures. Optional, field-upgradeable IEEE 1588 PTP grandmaster clock enables precise synchronization of IP-based production workflow. During loss and recovery of reference input signal, Stay GenLock and GPS Holdover and Recovery system prevent synchronization shock to system. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Delay/Pulse Generator offers 250 psec resolution.

September 1, 2015

With 250 psec width and delay resolution and <200 psec internal jitter, 4- or 8-channel Model 577 enables precise timing up to 1,000 sec. Each output is individually configurable with its own trigger, gate, delay, and width settings. Optical and electrical outputs and inputs (or combination thereof) are optionally available, and LED output stage can be configured for 2, 4, or 8 outputs at 820 or 1,300 nm. Other features include pulse picking and selectable external clocks. Read More