Test & Measuring Instruments

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Oscilloscopes verify MIPI D-PHY interface compliance.

November 24, 2014

Available for R&S RTO Oscilloscopes, R&S RTO-K26 MIPI D-PHY compliance test software offers automated tests in line with v1.1 specification of MIPI® Alliance and UNH-IOL. Software is tailored to needs of developers of smartphones and mobile devices with MIPI D-PHY implementation. With images and step-by-step instructions that guide users through all procedures, software requires less than 5 minutes to measure and assess one of 4 terminations specified in standard. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Phasor Measurement Unit enhances applicability via modularity.

November 24, 2014

SEL-2240 Axion®, available with Phasor measurement unit (PMU), enables creation of customized solution for specific synchrophasor application. SEL-2245-4 AC Analog Input Module measures frequency as well as voltage and current phasors for PMU applications, while SEL-2244-2 Digital Input Module communicates breaker and switch status using digital status bits in synchrophasor messages. Solution supports synchrophasor standard IEEE C37.118-2011 for both P and M class measurements. Read More

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

Automotive Image Recognition Processors aid ADAS implementation.

November 24, 2014

Supporting diverse Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) capabilities, TMPV7608XBG integrates 2 CoHOG accelerators that provide image recognition even in low-light and nighttime conditions. Nighttime pedestrian detection is made possible via color-based gradient analysis of images supplied by multiple full HD (2 MP) connected cameras, and structure-from-motion accelerator enables 3D reconstruction using input stream of monocular camera for detection of stationary obstacles on road surface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Laser Tool provides accurate room measurements in seconds.

November 24, 2014

Able to be used by one person to measure distances, areas, and volumes, 4.3 in. long Laser Dimension Master (LDM) 130 can measure distances in feet-inches, decimal feet, inches, or meters. Measurement displays on color LCD, and accuracy is 1/8 in. or better over entire range. For operation, this laser measure requires user to press button and aim laser at wall or surface to be measured (up to 130 ft away). Protective case is supplied as standard.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Software, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rapid Prototyping Kit digitizes wideband RF signals.

November 21, 2014

With AD-FMCDAQ2-EBZ Kit, digital and analog designers can prototype JEDEC JESD204B SerDes GSPS data converter-to-FPGA interface on major FPGA platforms, including Xilinx’s UltraScale FPGA and Zynq All Programmable SoC devices for radar, instrumentation, wireless radio, and other DAQ applications. FMC form factor enables users to verify hardware and processing algorithms and rapidly move from prototype to production, minimizing risk associated with designing wideband RF signal processing systems. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sigma Delta A/D Converter features rail-to-rail input buffer.

November 20, 2014

Delivering 24 noise-free bits at 20 SPS and 17.2 noise-free bits at 250 kSPS, Model AD7175-2 enables small signal deviations to be measured as required within analytical laboratory instrumentation systems. Device features 2 differential or 4 single-ended channels, integrated 2.5 V buffered 2 ppm/°C reference, and per-channel programmable digital filters. With 50 kSPS/channel scan rate and 20 µs settling time, converter is suitable for PLC and distributed control system input modules. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

I/Q Data Recorder offers data rate of 100 Msample/sec.

November 20, 2014

With firmware update, R&S IQR100 provides 2 TB memory and can record, store, and play I/Q signals with bandwidths up to 79.6 MHz  loss-free in real-time, and parallel recording of position data and AGC reference levels is possible. Used in combination with test instruments, digital recorder can provide mobile capture of RF spectra such as GNSS, wireless communications, and broadcast signals. Recorded I/Q data can be output to signal generator or exported to PC via LAN or USB storage device. Read More

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

Magnetic Sensor IC facilitates HMI implementation.

November 19, 2014

Based on proprietary Triaxis® technology, Model MLX90393 measures changes in magnetic flux density along its X, Y, and Z axes. Programmable unit employs monolithic pixel cell arrangement and enables linear sensitivity across selectable 16-bit full-scale range from ±5 mT to ±50 mT. Using SPI and I2C interfaces, engineers can access various operating modes: continuous, single measurement, wake up on change, and burst mode. Supplied in 3 x 3 mm QFN package, IC draws 2.5 µA of current while idle. Read More