Test & Measuring Instruments, Automatic ID

Site Analyzer detects passive intermodulation over CPRI.

August 26, 2015

Portable and rugged with 12 in. touchscreen, PIM Site Analyzer-alpha provides multi-function on-site tests and measurements of active and passive elements — whether outdoor or indoor systems, RF or fiber optic. Plug-and-play modular and broadband design with exchangeable band filter units ensures flexibility and future-proofs system. Operating from battery and 110/220 Vac, analyzer provides antenna isolation measurement, DTF measurement, and VSWR/Return loss measurement. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Fidelity PCIe Digitizer supports RF, wireless measurements.

August 25, 2015

U5303A 12-bit PCIe® digitizer supports BB1 application option that enhances performance by compensating ADC and front-end distortion, minimizing interleaves spurs, and reducing overall noise bandwidth. This results in improved and uniform measurement fidelity across useful bandwidth to benefit RF and wireless frequency domain measurements. Also, post processing compensation lends to optimized SFDR and intermodulation product specifications. Achievable DAQ length is up to 64 MS/channel. Read More

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

Microscopy System analyzes multi-scale and multi-modal images.

August 11, 2015

Consisting of hardware and software package, ZEISS Atlas 5 extends capacity of SEMs and FIB-SEMs. System streamlines automatic image acquisition, enabling navigation and correlation of images from any source including light and X-ray microscopes. Users can acquire large sets of 2D or 3D microscope images for hours, or even days, without operator supervision. Correlative workspace brings together images from multiple sources: zooming in from full macroscopic view down to nanoscale details. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Services

EMI Receiver enhances emissions diagnostics with RTSA option.

August 10, 2015

Standards-compliant MXE EMI receiver with real-time spectrum analysis (RTSA) option enables labs to observe and diagnose transient and wideband emissions during EMC compliance and precompliance testing. Specifically, RTSA mode enables MXE to provide real-time analysis bandwidth up to 85 MHz below 3.6 GHz and up to 40 MHz above 3.6 GHz. Frequency mask trigger (FMT) capability, included with RTSA, allows users to trigger on signals with durations as short as 17.4 µsec. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Power Analyzer accelerates accurate early assessments.

August 7, 2015

Built on multi-threaded architecture, Cadence® Joules™ RTL Power Solution lets SoC designers analyze power consumption during design exploration. Rapid prototype technology enables this register-transfer level (RTL) power analysis solution to analyze designs of up to 20 million instances with gate-level accuracy within 15% of final power as signed off in Cadence Voltus™ IC Power Integrity Solution. Also, additional integration fosters system-level power analysis and optimization. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscopes offer trigger and decoder option.

August 7, 2015

Available for R&S RTO and RTE Digital Oscilloscopes, R&S RTx-K50 Option helps debug serial protocols that employ Manchester or NRZ coding. Option can be used with standardized buses such as PROFIBUS, DALI, or MVB as well as with proprietary serial protocols. Covering data rates up to 5 Gbps, option supports up to 50 telegram formats. Decoded protocol content is displayed in color-coded format, and time correlation with analog signal helps identify faults caused by signal integrity problems. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

TSH/Total T4/Cortisol POC Analyzer targets veterinary market.

August 4, 2015

Delivering results in <10 min from 3 individual and quantitative immunodiagnostic assays, Element i® Immunodiagnostic Analyzer performs immediate, in-clinic testing and screening. This benchtop analyzer provides point of care (POC) solution for immunoassay testing of TSH, Total T4, and Cortisol. Offered enhanced operation via algorithms, software, and connectivity, unit also incorporates such features as Fuji-Film SPF Fluorometery and auto-dilution. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Parameter Analyzers are available with fieldbus interfaces.

July 31, 2015

Stratos Evo DP, Stratos Pro PA, and Stratos Pro FF, respectively featuring integrated bus interfaces for PROFIBUS DP, PROFIBUS PA, and FF, integrate into new and existing host systems. Stratos Pro devices for PROFIBUS PA or Foundation technology come in versions for hazardous and non-hazardous areas, while Stratos Evo DP for PROFIBUS DP only works outside of hazardous areas. All settings can be configured directly on device or with standardized engineering tools via Enhanced EDD or DTM. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes offer MHL 3.0 analysis and compliance testing. .

July 30, 2015

Designed for use with DPO/MSO70000 oscilloscopes, Opt MHD3 Software supports latest MHL Compliance Test Specification, CTS 3.2, and provides complete support for validating source, sink, and dongle devices across data rates of 6, 3, and 1.5 Gbps. Solution also provides TMDS and eCBUS eye-diagram support with auto-mask fit for debugging and automatic mask adjustment. Customers can perform BER test with calibrated patterns for Transmitter Input test. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Analyzer accelerates root-cause discovery.

July 29, 2015

Available for rental, Fluke Networks OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet enables IT and network engineers to analyze wired/wireless network versus application issues when problems occur or during initial set-up. Tablet finds devices, networks, and problems within seconds to get to root-cause, while network monitoring with performance health checks helps optimize critical infrastructure and applications on track for smooth running. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Benchtop Oscilloscope offers trigger and decode capabilities.

July 29, 2015

With trigger and decode capabilities, WaveSurfer 3000 provides all tools needed to analyze and debug automotive systems using CAN FD and/or FlexRay serial data communications standards. Protocol analysis capabilities enable engineers and technicians working with these standards to gain insight into their systems, correlating physical layer signals and protocol layer data on single display. CAN FD and FlexRay trigger can isolate Frame IDs, specific data packets, remote frames, and error frames. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote Monitors warn of excessive dust, noise, and vibration.

July 22, 2015

Designed for continuous monitoring of emissions in construction, demolition, and mining sites, web-based Noise Guardian™ and Boundary Guardian™ deliver real-time email or text to users when noise, dust, or vibration levels rise above acceptable levels. Casella Dataview™ 24/7 software enables reports to be accessed in on-screen view from virtually any PC, tablet, or smartphone with secure login. Protected in weatherproof housing, systems withstand extreme conditions.  Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal/Spectum Analyzer covers 2 Hz to 85 GHz range in one sweep.

July 14, 2015

Offering touchscreen operation, R&S FSW85 enables users to test baseband and RF with one analyzer. No external harmonic mixers are required, which facilitates test setup, and internal preselection suppresses image frequency and other spurious emissions that typically occur during harmonic mixing. Optionally, instrument can be equipped with internal analysis bandwidth of 500 MHz. When combined R&S FSW-B2000 option and R&S RTO oscilloscope, analysis bandwidth of 2 GHz can be achieved. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Surface Measurement System offers dual profile analysis.

July 10, 2015

Based on low-noise metrology frame (<8 nm), high-precision manufactured datum, and software datum correction, Form Talysurf i-Series provides accurate and repeatable results with straightness specification of less than 0.15 µm. High-resolution gauge measures curved or flat surfaces for contour and surface finish, while i-Series’ measurement analysis package provides least squared line, arc, and polynomial form removal plus up-to-date filtering techniques. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact TDL Monitor is optimized for NH3 measurement.

July 10, 2015

Able to be installed by one person, SERVOTOUGH MiniLaser Ammonia cross-stack Tunable Diode Laser (TDL) gas analyzer is optimized for measurement of ammonia (NH3) in hot or hazardous conditions. Built-in display negates need to use laptop for configuration and diagnostics, optical performance enhances acceptance angle, and mounting assembly for multi-direction adjustment ensures precision alignment from outset. Purge design reduces nitrogen (N2) and air purge expense up to 90% per annum. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Inspection System ensures quality of reflecting surfaces.

July 9, 2015

Integrating all components into compact device with height-adjustable legs, reflectCONTROL Compact comes in 2D version that recognizes defects on reflecting surfaces and 3D version that measures reflecting surfaces at submicrometer accuracies. Housing includes monitor for striped pattern protection, as well as up to 2 cameras. To avoid interference from ambient light, measuring field can be darkened on all 4 sides. System can be integrated into production lines via Ethernet interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Analyzer offers modular stimulus response measurement.

July 8, 2015

With built-in tracking generator, M9290A CXA-m PXIe Signal Analyzer offers 3, 7.5, 13.6, and 26.5 GHz options, making it suitable for characterizing behavior of components or subsystems, including frequency response, conversion loss, and insertion loss/gain, as well as analyzing and identifying unknown signals. VXA measurement application provides CXA-m with vector signal analysis mode that supports wide range of measurements, demodulation types, and filters for comprehensive signal analysis. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Graphical Power Analyzer validates power-critical designs.

July 6, 2015

Integrating wideband waveform digitizer and 7 in. color LCD, PA900 Precision Power Analyzer delivers waveform visualization and measurement results necessary to validate performance of power-critical designs. Unit offers intuitive touchscreen operation with built-in data history, scope mode, and waveform zoom. Equipped with USB flash drive port and 2 GB of internal memory, PA900 can be fitted with 3 different types of channel cards, and can measure and graphically display up to 500 harmonics. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Quality Monitor supports HEVC/H.265 encoded streams.

July 2, 2015

Available with version 9.3 software, Sentry provides scalable HEVC solution for monitoring quality of service (QoS) and quality of experience (QoE). Support for 4K/UHD, which lets VSPs and network operators detect critical issues in real-time, and in-depth reporting enable continual network improvements. Supporting transition to 4K, monitors also feature digital program insertion monitoring capabilities that support blackout descriptor tags specified in SCTE-35 2012. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Impedance Analyzer accelerates production testing.

July 1, 2015

With enhanced measurement speed option, E4990A enables passive component manufacturers to realize fast sweep speeds at low frequency. Specifically, operators can use said option with 10, 20, 30, or 50 MHz options for accelerated measurement. Typical basic accuracy is 0.045% over impedance range with 40 V built-in DC bias source, and equivalent circuit analysis function, which supports 7 different multi-parameter models, lets engineers simulate equivalent component parameter values. Read More