Optical Systems Test & Measuring Equipment

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

CommScope Approves EXFO's MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier for Compliance Testing

April 26, 2016

MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS accepted for warranty test requirements in data centers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) announced today that CommScope officially accepted the MaxTester 940, its recently released tier-1 fiber certifier for data centers and enterprise structured cabling. CommScope confirmed acceptance of the MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS as meeting the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile Tool-Kit for Live Audio Transmission

April 22, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Based Test Instrument features 8-in-1 functionality.

April 4, 2016

Featuring 3 x 5 in. pocket-size design, Model SF880 combines 100 dB dynamic range frequency response analyzer, 1 GHz oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, arbitrary waveform generator, data logger, frequency and phase meter with 10 Hz to 1 GHz range, logic analyzer, and pattern generator. Data recorder time base range is 500 nS to 365 days. Instrument works with any Windows computer with USB port, with no need for external power supply. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

NorthTree Associates Announces Representation of Meilhaus MEphisto 7-in1 Oscilloscopes

March 31, 2016

The Meilhaus MEphisto Scope is a USB-powered multi-functional instrument that delivers the functionality of seven instruments in one box. The MEphisto Scope is a multi-functional, universal instrument including a 2-channel 16 bit digital storage oscilloscope, a spectrum analyzer with FFT, a volt meter, a logic analyzer, a data logger and 24-channels of digital-I/O. This universal instrument... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers feature USB-based design.

March 29, 2016

With frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 7.5 GHz, Series RSA500 and RSA600 provide 40 MHz acquisition bandwidth, measurement dynamic range from -161 dBm/Hz Displayed Average Noise Level, and up to +30 dBm max input. Battery-powered 3 GHz RSA503A and 7.5 GHz RSA507A bring lab performance to field, while 3 GHz RSA603A and 7.5 GHz RSA607A use line-cord power and have desktop form factor. Both have optional tracking generator with integrated internal bridge for basic device, cable, and antenna testing. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Previews 1 GHz Optically Isolated Measurement System at APEC 2016

March 17, 2016

New IsoVu™ Technology Offers 1 Million to 1 Common Mode Rejection BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that it will be previewing its new IsoVu technology at the APEC 2016 show that will offer complete galvanic isolation between a device under test (DUT) and an oscilloscope through the use of electro-optical sensors. It will be... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectral Light and Color Meter simplifies measurement process.

March 17, 2016

Used for conventional and LED light source qualification, MSC15 measures scotopic and photopic illuminance, S/P ratio, color (CRI and CCT with color perception), and PAR as well as Bilirubin and light spectra. Color touchscreen, along with dark current cancellation without zeroing cap, facilitates operation. Cosine corrected with f2 ≤3%, meter provides spatially accurate measurement in full light immersion applications. Software and USB interface are also standard. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Elbit Systems of America Showcasing Combat Readiness at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition

February 25, 2016

Elbit Systems of America - A Global Leader in Situational Awareness and Combat Readiness FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a U.S. company and subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., will present at the Air Force Association Air Warfare and Technology Exposition 24-26 Feb. 2016 cutting-edge technologies and products that protect and support pilots during their critical missions.... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Elbit Systems of America's Digital Eye Piece Display Provides Night Vision Cueing Capabilities to JHMCS

February 25, 2016

Elbit Systems of America - A Global Leader in Situational Awareness and Combat Readiness FORT WORTH, Texas - Recognizing the aviator's need for advanced nighttime cueing and display capabilities, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., is showcasing its Digital Eye Piece (DEP) during the 32nd Annual Air Force Association Air Warfare and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Remote Spectrum Monitor detects interference.

January 15, 2016

With Model MS27101A, government regulators and university lab researchers can mitigate interference problems and identify illegal or unlicensed signal activity. Unit is capable of sweeping at rates up to 24 GHz/s, allowing capture of intermittent signals, including periodic or transient transmissions as well as short bursty signals. High dynamic range of >106 dB normalized to 1 Hz BW, 20 MHz instantaneous bandwidth, and high sensitivity allow MS27101A to monitor low-level signals. Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rohde & Schwarz Spectrum Rider FPH Available from Continental Resources

December 30, 2015

Continental Resources' (ConRes) Test and Measurement Division has Rohde Schwarz's newest handheld spectrum analyzer available for rent or lease. The RS Spectrum Rider FPH features lower weight (2.5 kg), longer battery life – up to twice current competitive products – backlit keys and a touchscreen. With a frequency range from 5 kHz to 2 GHz, extendable to 4 GHz via key code, the... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Block Scientific Offering Quality Lab Equipment at Competitive Prices

December 30, 2015

Block Scientific, an established supplier of laboratory equipment based in New York, offers quality range of laboratory instruments, reagents and consumables from the top manufacturers at competitive prices. The company's extensive product portfolio includes both new and reconditioned lab equipment. The extensive collection includes blood gas analyzers, electrolyte analyzers, chemistry... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Chroma and Luminance Meters evaluate variety of light sources.

December 22, 2015

To help ensure stable quality of various light sources in terms of brightness and color, Model CS-150 with 1° measuring angle and Model CS-160 with smaller measuring angle of 1/3°, are capable of measuring chromaticity, luminance, and correlated color temperature values. Models LS-150 and LS-160, designed to measure luminance, are equipped with auto mode which automatically selects measurement speed best suited for luminance of object to be measured. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies' Design, Test, Measurement Equipment Selected by University of Sheffield's Electronic Engineering Teaching Lab

December 15, 2015

Engineering Test Benches Equipped with Oscilloscopes, Multimeters, Arbitrary Signal Generators, DC Power Suppliers Highlights: · Eighty fully equipped engineering test benches are available · Up to 3,000 students per year expected to use the facility · Students also have access to advanced electronic test equipment SANTA ROSA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2015 - Keysight Technologies, Inc.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Color Readers facilitate QC via capabilities, 3-step operation.

December 10, 2015

Employing Xenon light source, CR-10 Plus and CR-20 measure colors to aid with product QC. Display is sized for readability, and internal storage accommodates 1,000 measurements (including target data on CR-10 Plus). CR-10 Plus includes pass/fail judgment results based on user-defined tolerances as well as optional accessories for 5 mm measuring area in addition to standard 8 mm area. CR-20 enables measurement results to be displayed in one of 8 color spaces/colorimetric indexes. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.

November 27, 2015

Measuring 160 x 160 x 100 mm, Motorized Goniometer Stage offers solution for precise measurement of angles or rotation of object to precise angular position. Unit provides ±15° of rotation at speeds to 10°/sec, 400:1 worm gear ratio, and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. Height of rotation center at 139 mm is suited for crystallography, light measurement, measurement of surgical cutting blades, microscopy, laser positioning, and inspection applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

PAR Meter measures natural and artificial light sources.

November 25, 2015

Consisting of hand-held spectrometer-based Photosynthetically Active Radiation meter, Model BTS256-PAR provides PAR, illuminance, color, and spectral data to fully analyze any type of natural and artificial light source including SSL/LEDs employed in plant growth applications. Built-in electro-optical shutter for dark-signal compensation increases linear dynamic range of C-MOS diode array detector, while large area diffuser provides precise cosine corrected measurement geometry. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrum Analyzers offer frequency mask triggering.

November 13, 2015

Available for company's spectrum analyzers, Frequency Mask Triggers in Spike v3.0.17 software can detect spectrum interference in form of transient signals, transmitter defects, intermodulation products, and spurious signals. Triggers compare spectrum to user-defined mask shape. When spectrum exceeds point in mask, software triggers, allowing users to analyze spectrum at that moment. Function let users capture and analyze short duration RF interference with up to 100% probability of intercept. Read More

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

Continental Resources Features Keysight Technologies Test Equipment for Next Generation RF / Microwave Product Development

November 3, 2015

Continental Resources (ConRes) Test and Measurement Division features Keysight Technology's (formerly Agilent) signal analyzers (spectrum analyzers), network analyzers, and signal generators for next generation RF/microware product development. The advanced test equipment supports design and test of RFIC (Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit), MMIC (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit), RF... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Certifier suits data centers and enterprise markets.

October 5, 2015

With step-by-step reference wizard, intelligent fault diagnosis, and margin meters, MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS delivers fast automated loss, length, and polarity certification of fiber links against international standards. Unit provides guidance throughout test process, removing risk of errors or negative loss. Featuring tablet-inspired design with 7 in. touchscreen, MAX-940 offers integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and supports EXFO Connect cloud-based test asset management. Read More