Optical Systems Test & Measuring Equipment

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Begins Delivery of the IsoVu(TM) Optically Isolated Measurement System

August 18, 2016

IsoVu Technology Combines 1 GHz Bandwidth, Wide Common Mode Range, with Superior Common Mode Rejection to Make Previously Hidden Signals Visible BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the IsoVu™ Measurement System previewed earlier this year at the APEC 2016 show is now shipping and available for worldwide delivery to... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers feature 325-1100 nm wavelength range.

August 16, 2016

Suitable for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry-level WPA S800+ Visible Spectrometer performs simple kinetics as well as single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration. WPA S1200+ builds on features of S800+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Both ergonomic instruments accept standard 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Quicker, Simpler Network Troubleshooting with Updated NaviTEK NT

August 12, 2016

The NaviTEK NT Plus and Pro network testers from IDEAL Networks have received a number of time-saving updates to help technicians carry out network troubleshooting and maintenance on both copper and fiber cable even more efficiently. Compact and handheld, NaviTEK NT network testers are designed to help technicians quickly pinpoint and solve issues and offer fast detection of link and IP... Read More

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

Visible Range Spectrophotometer has compact, lightweight design.

July 18, 2016

Suited for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry level Libra S4+ takes single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration and can perform simple kinetics. Libra 6+ adds multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Covering 325–1,100 nm wavelength range,, both instruments accept 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes and use CMOS detector. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Latest EMC, Power Integrity, Signal Integrity Solutions at EMC 2016

July 15, 2016

What: Keysight Technologies will demonstrate its latest EMC, power integrity and signal integrity solutions at EMC 2016—IEEE international symposium on electromagnetic compatibility. Keysight will have design and test experts specializing in the areas of electromagnetic interference compliance, power integrity, signal integrity and more, available in its booth. Discussions and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tier 2 Fiber Optic Cable Tester simplifies troubleshooting.

July 15, 2016

In addition to accurate test data, OTDR II offers automated fault-finding capabilities that help minimize network downtime. With touch of button, intelligent Optical Link Mapper turns complicated graphs into easy-to-read diagram displaying all events along link with pass/fail results. System’s advanced algorithms also prevent common OTDR testing challenges, such as wrong OTDR traces. Handheld and lightweight, rugged tablet-style tester offers outdoor-enhanced touchscreen. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers target education and QC laboratories.

June 29, 2016

Featuring wavelength range of 325–1100 nm, Novaspec III+ entry level visible spectrophotometer performs single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration, and has ability to perform simple kinetics. Novaspec Pro builds on features of Novaspec III+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Both instruments accept standard 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal and Spectrum Analyzer offers measurements to 40 GHz.

June 2, 2016

Offering 160 MHz analysis bandwidth at frequencies between 26.5 and 40 GHz, R&S FSVA provides high accuracy in spectral measurements on narrowband modulated signals and in phase noise measurements. Mid-range instrument features typical phase noise of -117 dBc at 1 GHz with 10 kHz offset, and optimized third order intercept for frequencies lower than 7 GHz. In addition, typical sensitivity of preamplifier is -166 dBm for frequencies lower than 7 GHz. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Three-Port Media Converter supports dual input over SFP.

May 25, 2016

Used to add IP Video to network, CNMC2+1SFP/M features 2 TX input ports and one SFP port for user's choice of fiber type, distance, connector type, and speed. Port isolation lets unit act as 2 independent media converters while using single optical fiber for transmission, while Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of fiber port as dedicated uplink path. Link Fault Pass-Through feature is also standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Light Booth helps evaluate color critical applications.

May 20, 2016

Offering effective way to judge color anywhere color quality needs to be evaluated, Judge QC Light Booth helps optimize quality control operations. Product offers variety of lighting conditions, enabling users to determine how color will look in factory, as well as outside, in fluorescent-lit store, or in home environment. Lamp service indicator shows how functional lamps are, while multiple options for lamp replacement help ensure maximum up-time. Read More

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