Signal Generators

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

Electronic Components & Devices

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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Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Generator offers DOCSIS 3.1 setups for device testing.

April 28, 2015

Used for network component development and receiver tests, R&S CLGD signal generator can simulate channel loading scenarios composed of DOCSIS 3.1, digital (J.83/A/B/C), and analog TV signals in downstream as well as DOCSIS 3.1/3.0 signals in upstream. Frequency range of 47–1,218 MHz (1,794 MHz optionally) for downstream enables simultaneously generation of up to six 192 MHz DOCSIS 3.1 channels or up to 160 QAM channels. Individual channels are continuously modulated in real-time. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Voltage Controlled Oscillator operates at 3,000 MHz.

April 15, 2015

Operating at 3,000 MHz with control voltage range of 0.5~4.5 V, Model CVCO55CC-3000-3000 features typical phase noise of -110 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset and delivers output power of +7.0 dBm. Input voltage is 8.0 V, with typical 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, and satellite communications systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

I-V Bias Generators foster high-speed signal acquisition.

April 14, 2015

With 6 kV isolation and electronic protections, 100% solid-state UFBG-602/A/6kV (EDR88111/A/H6) aids data acquisition of signals generated by excited carbon atoms during MR Imaging recordings. UFBG-602/XXX utilizes high-speed SPDT&N and SPST switches and 2 bias power supplies. While SPDT&N (T4F152A05/5) changes biases in 150 nS, equally from +Vb to -Vb and vice versa, SPST (D3F152A1/5) switch discharges excess energy accumulated in output capacitance that occurred while +Vb was applied. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Test System meets immunity testing requirements.

April 9, 2015

Combining signal generator and integrated power amplifier, Model NSG 4060 meets requirements for immunity testing to low frequency disturbances in frequency range of 15 Hz to 150 kHz. Disturbances are coupled onto cables in common mode (IEC/EN 61000-4-16) with continuous levels up to 33 V or differential mode (IEC/EN 61000-4-19) with levels up to 22 V/4.5 A. System includes user port for 4 TTL inputs and 4 TTL outputs as well as supply voltages for individual monitoring and control applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Arbitrary/Function Generator targets education labs.

April 8, 2015

Integrating with TekSmartLab™ wireless lab management solution, dual-channel Model AFG1022 features 25 MHz bandwidth with 1 mVpp to 10 Vpp output, 14-bit vertical resolution, and 1 µHz frequency resolution. Unit provides 125 MS/s sampling rate along with 64 MB of built-in non-volatile memory and USB memory expansion for user-defined waveforms. On functionality side, instrument offers 50 built-in standard function and arbitrary waveforms with continuous, modulation, sweep, and burst modes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Tone Generator/Probe Set facilitates cable tracing.

April 3, 2015

With steady tone, recessed push-to-scan button, and clear loudspeaker, Tone and Probe Set (P/N TP150) lets user trace and identify cable locations on jacks or through walls. Tapered probe tip facilitates penetration of wire bundles, and thumbwheel probe volume controls volume and turns off power to reserve battery power. Sensitivity of 100 Hz~300 KHz. Tone generator features include slide switch to select TONE/OFF/CONT, continuity mode, alligator clips, and RJ11 connector. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra-Low Phase Noise TCXO is available from 10-50 MHz.

March 31, 2015

Supplied in SMT package built to handle shock and vibration, T1243 offers noise floor down to -165 dBc/Hz and acceleration sensitivity options down to ≤7x10-11/g. Temperature stability is ±2.0 ppM over -40 to +85°C range, and performance meets needs of mobile applications that require optimized phase noise, minimal input power, and negligible warm-up time. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Eight-Channel AWG enables all-in-one automotive immunity testing.

March 25, 2015

Designed to fit inside transient generator, 8-channel ARB 5500 features memory for over 64,000 standard waveform segments as well as 1 GB of Clone™ memory for user-defined shapes. This arbitrary wave generator (AWG) provides necessary control for all battery simulation tests and advanced functions. With individual trigger outputs and programmable current limits, each channel supports 16-bit output with 10 MSps playback. Output range is -10 to +10 V, and frequency range is up to 500 kHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

TCXOs enable compliance to ITU-T G.8262.

March 20, 2015

Suited for small cell, wireless, and instrumentation applications, 7 x 5 mm Model TL602 and 5 x 3.2 mm Model ML602 are used with 0.1 Hz (and higher) filter bandwidths for compliance with T1-based hierarchy specifications such as ITU-T G.8262 Option 1 and 2 ECC and ITU-T G.813 Option 1 and 2 SEC, Stratum 3 for Sonet, IEEE1588, and Synchronous Ethernet. Units utilize analog temperature compensation and maintain 280 ppb pk-pk frequency stability over industrial temperature range of -40 to +85°C. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Single-Box VSG creates digitally modulated signals up to 40 GHz.

March 20, 2015

Combining baseband generator and RF generator with fading, AWGN, and MIMO capabilities in one box, R&S SMW200A supports microwave frequency options (100 kHz to 12.75 GHz, 100 kHz to 31.8 GHz, and 100 kHz to 40 GHz) for development applications requiring complex multichannel scenarios. This vector signal generator (VSG) creates signals for radar and satellite applications as well as 5G technology development. Integrated baseband offers RF modulation bandwidth of 160 MHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test System targets in-vehicle emergency call systems.

March 13, 2015

Set up as GNSS simulator, R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester and R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator allow manufacturers of automatic in-vehicle systems to perform pre-conformance tests on ERA GLONASS modules in lab. R&S CMW-KA095 software simulates PSAP and controls R&S CMW500 emulating wireless communications network. With test solution, users can verify whether IVS modem can successfully initiate emergency call, transmit correct MSD, and establish voice connection with PSAP. Read More

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

Vector Signal Generator suits mid-range RF test/measurement.

March 11, 2015

Comprising 3 models with respective carrier frequencies ranges of DC to 2.0/4.0/6.0 GHz, TSG4100A series can be upgraded in field to deliver more advanced vector and digital modulation capabilities. Series offers spur-free outputs with low phase noise of -113 dBc/Hz at 1 GHz, amplitude accuracy of <±0.4 dB at 1 GHz, 0 dBm CW signal from +16 dBm to -100 dBm level range, and frequency resolution of 1  Hz. OCXO time-base provides <±0.002 ppm temperature stability and <±0.05 ppm aging stability. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Universal Quad Clock (800 MHz) suits complex timing solutions.

February 24, 2015

Utilizing flexible delta-sigma modulator and 2–3 GHz VCO, XR81411 quad-output LVCMOS/LVDS/LVPECL configurable clock synthesizer generates 10–800 MHz frequencies with 4 independent PLLs. Clock outputs have phase noise jitter down to <0.2 psec, and each independent output can be configured to select from 4 different frequency multiplier settings. Supplied in 5 x 5 mm LGA package, each clock synthesizer includes integer/fractional divider that allows output frequency resolution of <2 Hz intervals. Read More