Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes simultaneously analyze time domain, spectrum.

March 4, 2015

With R&S RTM-K18 spectrum analysis and spectrogram option, R&S RTM bench oscilloscopes can simultaneously analyze analog, digital, protocol-based, and RF signals. Option can also be used in 1 GHz model and enables oscilloscopes to analyze time domain while simultaneously analyzing spectrum, logic, and serial protocol. Time and spectrum analyses are independently configurable, and parameters such as center frequency and resolution bandwidth can be specifically configured to match task. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Source/Measure Units extend battery life in mobile devices.

March 2, 2015

Providing 80 W power output, Model N6785A is used for battery drain analysis, while Model N6786A is used for functional test. Two-quadrant SMUs allow engineers to test devices that require current up to 8 A, such as tablets and large smartphones. With seamless measurement ranging, users can measure dynamic currents without glitches or disruptions to measurement. When combined with SMU's built-in 18-bit digitizer, seamless measurement ranging enables effective vertical resolution of ~28-bits. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscopes offer bandwidths to 2 GHz.

March 2, 2015

Available in 2- and 4-channels models with 1.5 GHz and 2 GHz bandwidths, R&S RTE Oscilloscopes provide 5 GSa/s sampling rate per channel and up to 200 Msample memory. Acquisition rate of more than 1 million waveforms/sec means signal faults can be found quickly. Low-noise frontend, in conjunction with sensitivity up to 500 µV/div and vertical resolution of 16 bit in HD mode, ensures accurate measurement results. Instrument displays true sampling points without software-based zooming. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes increase validation and debug insights.

March 2, 2015

Comprising 8–33 GHz models based on indium phosphide IC process, Infiniium V-Series accelerates circuit debug, validate, and optimization processes. With 160-bit sequence, included 12.5 Gbps hardware serial trigger can find 132-bit USB 3.1 or 130-bit PCIe® Gen 3 symbols. Mixed signal oscilloscope with 20 GSps digital channels is suited for triggering, analyzing, and debugging DDR4 and LPDDR4 buses. Also, N7000A Series InfiniiMax III+ 8–20 GHz high-speed probing solutions come with InfiniiMode. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Particle Sizing Probe offers granulation monitoring.

February 25, 2015

Featuring measuring range of 50–6,000 µm for powders, pellets, and granules, Parsum IPP-80 enables real-time monitoring of agglomeration, coating, and granulation processes. Inline probe includes built-in self-diagnostic tools and uses spatial filter velocimetry to provide continuous particle size and size distribution data. With no moving parts and stable optics, sanitary stainless steel unit is resistant to vibration, requires no manual alignment, and is specified for hygienic environments. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Camera System visualizes RF fields and measures EMC.

February 25, 2015

Comprising SPECTRAN RSA Series Spectrum Analyzer and isotropic broadband antenna which are connected via network to central server, SPECTRAN RF VIEW provides real-time visualization of RF fields and EMC measurements in unlimited resolution. Antennas are arranged in equal distance in X/Y grid, and measurement data are visualized as chessboard-display. System enables detailed measurements of antenna spreading characteristics or graphical classification of radiated emissions during EMC test. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Sound Level Meters offer enhanced usability via software.

February 25, 2015

Model 831 and LxT support SLM Utility G4 software, which provides usability-optimized interface for sound level meter setup and data analysis. Software promotes work efficiency by supporting simultaneous control of multiple meters and allows consultants/engineers to share setups, download and display data, as well as export to Excel® files via USB or Internet connection. Standard version is 64-bit to support large data files, and another version is available for 32-bit computers. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Network Analyzer is designed for testing RF components.

February 24, 2015

Comprising 2- and 4-port configurations offering frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 4.5, 6.5, or 9 GHz, E5080A ENA series provides functionalities for measuring active and passive RF components for R&D and manufacturing environments. Analyzer uses Keysight PNA- and PXI-Series software architecture, which facilitates measurements across multiple Keysight VNAs, and offers color touchscreen display that accelerates access to basic measurements. Typ dynamic range is 147 dB. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

IP Traffic Analyzer provides detailed, high-volume monitoring.

February 23, 2015

Simultaneously supporting up to 5,000 calls with duplex traffic at 1 Gbps rate (per appliance), 1U PacketScan™ HD (High Density) can capture, decode, filter, and analyze VoIP and Wireless protocols carried over SCTP transport layer (Link). Packet Data Analysis module provides in-depth, real-time and post-process data investigation, and QoS parameters include E-model (G.107)-based MOS/R-Factor scores, Packet Loss, Delay, and Jitter for voice calls. Media Delivery Index is available for video. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

CCD Camera profiles large laser beams.

February 20, 2015

Measuring 43 x 43 x 65 mm, LT665 USB 3.0 Large Array Beam Profiling Camera features USB 3.0 interface that delivers 6 MP at up to 27 fps. Large, 1 in. format provides active area with 4.5 µm square pixels (2752 x 2192 array). Camera works with BeamGage beam profiling software, which includes all algorithms and calculations needed to make accurate, ISO-approved laser beam measurements, including beam size, shape, uniformity, divergence, and mode content. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Bench Mount Oxygen Analyzer has maintenance-minimized design.

February 19, 2015

Accommodating companies that take routine readings from multiple sample points, transportable XZR400BM is based on MSRS Zirconia oxygen sensor and can take readings of trace oxygen and percentage oxygen levels on flow rates down to 2 Lph. Functionality minimizes waste of sample gas from process. Along with touchscreen interface that facilitates operation, features include switch-mode power supply and operation from mains power from 90–264 Vac with IEC cable. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Smart Oscilloscope features open-source framework.

February 19, 2015

Combining multiple instruments into mobile, smart device, LabNation SmartScope works on PC, laptop, tablet, and smartphone. Unit combines dual-channel 100 MS/s oscilloscope, 50 MS/s arbitrary waveform generator, and 100 MS/s digital logic analyzer. Framework is based on FPGA registers which can be controlled from PC or tablet. Since user can flash FPGA through USB controller, there is no need for programmers. Advanced projects can use full-speed bi-directional data transfer capabilities. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Test & Measuring Instruments

Plastic Pellet Classifiers feature double deck design.

February 18, 2015

Available on Witte 700 Series classifiers, diamond double deck design screens product twice through dual, perforated decks for optimal removal of off-spec pellets. Diamond-shaped openings in first stage screening deck provide constant access to pellet flow in second stage screening deck below to monitor flow during operation, enabling blockages to be quickly found and removed. By quieting pellets into single layer, vibratory technology helps prevent short-longs from contaminating end product. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Contact Industrial Beam Monitoring Systems offer 2D views.

February 17, 2015

Without requiring contact with beam, BeamWatch® instantly measures focus spots down to 80 µm dia in 60 msec intervals and position for YAG, disc, fiber, and diode lasers from 980–1,080 nm. Rayleigh scatter measurement allows monitoring at frequent intervals without shutting down or disrupting process, and 2D viewing of beams determines roundness or presence of astigmatism. Able to be run in Technician or Operator Mode, industrial laser beam profilers serve material processing applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Beam Diagnostics Cameras combine sensitivity and accuracy.

February 13, 2015

Powered via USB port, USB 2 High Speed-compatible LaserCam-HR II cameras use BeamView software and are suited for production and laboratory settings. CCD sensors (½ and 2/3 in. formats) and circuitry lower noise floor and allow increase in bit-depth of image digitization process. Consequently, this optimizes dynamic range of camera and promotes laser beam diameter measurement sensitivity and accuracy, especially involving D4sigma and second moment calculations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Potassium Ion Channel Assay Kit eliminates wash steps.

February 13, 2015

Optimizing assay window width via thallium-sensitive indicator dye and masking agent, FLIPR® Potassium Assay Kit can be used measure ligand- and voltage-gated potassium channel activity – even those with low conductance or low expression levels. Proprietary masking agent reduces background fluorescence and enhances SNR, while no-wash format simplifies automation using 96-, 384-, and 1,536-well formats in FLIPR and FlexStation microplate readers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Mixed-Signal Oscilloscopes are powered via USB connection.

February 12, 2015

Offering 2 or 4 analog channels, PicoScope 3000D Series lets users debug complex, high-speed, embedded systems containing ADCs and DACs, serial and parallel buses, and control signals. Memory buffers of 128–512 mega samples allow extended captures even at real-time sampling rates to 1 GSPS. Along with built-in arbitrary waveform generator, features include USB 3.0 interface, optional 16-channel logic input, analog bandwidths from 60–200 MHz, and max digital input frequency of 100 MHz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Motor Drive Analyzer leverages high-definition oscilloscope.

February 11, 2015

Motor Drive Analyzers (MDAs) of MDA800 Series combine 3-phase power analyzer static (steady-state) calculations, dynamic 3-phase power and mechanical motor analysis capabilities, and high-bandwidth (350 MHz, 500 MHz, and 1 GHz) embedded control system debug in one instrument. Based on HDO8000 oscilloscope, products come standard with 8 input channels (16 digital channels optional) with 12-bit resolution, 2.5 GSps sample rate, and up to 250 Mpts/ch acquisition memory. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Reference Solution monitors and validates satellite signals.

February 10, 2015

With Satellite Signal Monitoring Reference Solution, engineer can monitor large blocks of spectrum and perform precise digital modulation analysis to validate satellite signal integrity. Part of solution, M9393A PXIe Performance Vector Signal Analyzer offers built-in digital image rejection and noise correction for accurate, clean results up to 27 GHz. In addition, 89600 VSA Software enables extensive signal analysis, including spectrum scanning and zooming in on signals of interest. Read More

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

Handheld Analyzers offer 2 cable test options.

February 9, 2015

With Time Domain Reflectometry option, FieldFox Handheld Analyzers become suitable tool for any cable system test. Option measures impedance changes along cable and helps identify specific faults. FieldFox Extended Range Transmission Analysis option enables users to measure in-situ, long lossy microwave cables. With this option, 2 FieldFox instruments are deployed at each end of measured cable. One analyzer acts as source, while other acts as receiver. Read More