Electrical & Optical Analyzers

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

TBT Verification Tool simplifies safety compliance testing.

June 24, 2015

Fluke® PRV240 Proving Unit provides safe method for 3-point test before touch (TBT) verification of electrical test tools without placing electrician or technician in potentially hazardous electrical environments generally involving known live voltage sources. Use reduces risk of shock and arc flash and does not require personal protective equipment. Able to source 240 V of AC and DC steady-state voltage, unit can perform up to 5,000 tests per set of 4 AA batteries. Read More

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

Laser Beam Monitoring System supports dynamic measurements.

June 24, 2015

Featuring magnification optics for measuring beams with spot sizes down to 55 µm, non-contact BeamWatch® 2.0 monitors high-power (up to 100 kW) YAG, fiber, and diode lasers in 980–1,080 nm range used in industrial material processing applications. Unit takes measurements every 60 msec, providing instant readings of focus spot size and beam position as well as dynamic measurements of focal plane location during process start-up. Dual axis measurement support is available Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Bed supports network function virtualization.

June 11, 2015

With TeraVM Elastic Test Bed, network function vendors and service providers can share lab assets between facilities. This enables engineers to create virtual test pods to stress test network functions. Traffic generation resources can be dynamically reallocated to where they are needed most, bringing agility and scalability to test operations. Elastic test bed enhances TeraVM IP traffic emulation tool by enabling test pods which can scale to terabits per second of application traffic. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Video Testers perform HDMI 2.0 compliance tests.

June 11, 2015

Supporting additional tests, R&S VTC/VTE/VTS Series provides in-depth assessment of 4K/UltraHD consumer electronics equipment for compliance with HDMI 2.0 interface standards. These include tests for HDMI sources on devices such as media players or mobile phones as well as for HDMI sinks including TVs, AVV receivers, or projectors. Certified 6G tests include: Source TMDS Protocol, Source Video Timing, Source AVI InfoFrame and GCP, Sink Video Timing, and Sink Pixel Decoding.  Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Refracto-Polarimeters feature compact, portable design.

May 29, 2015

Comprising 5 models, RePo Series combines measurement of refractive index and angle of optical rotation. With as little as 3 mL sample, instruments can measure both brix and optical rotation of sample. Purity, international sugar scale, specific rotation, and concentration can be displayed with press of button. Users can also set upper and lower measurement limit. Indicator light alerts user if measurement value is within limits, allowing for optimal efficiency. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Phase Noise Analyzer/VCO Tester supports functional upgrades.

May 22, 2015

Covering frequency range up to 50 GHz, R&S FSWP phase noise tester can measure spectral purity of such signal sources as generators, synthesizers, and VCOs. Phase noise of local oscillator, coupled with cross-correlation, facilitates signal source measurement. In addition to being able to measure phase noise of pulsed sources as well as residual phase noise under pulsed conditions, unit can also be upgraded to signal and spectrum analyzer. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network, cable, and voltage testing.

May 20, 2015

Combining network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing in handheld tester with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit can save and print test results from PC. System will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Using TDR technology, Net Prowler™ measures cable length and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, selected pair, or selected pin. Read More

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

Microwave VNAs support integrated spectrum analysis capability.

May 20, 2015

PNA and PNA-X Series microwave vector network analyzers (VNAs) support spectrum analyzer capability, which simplifies system connections and conserves time by instilling high-speed spurious measurements in instruments used to characterize S-parameters, compression, and distortion. Also, VNAs can perform simultaneous spectrum measurements on all test ports, while in-fixture and on-wafer measurements gain benefits of VNA calibration and de-embedding. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

USB Power Sensors offer measurement range of -60 to +20 dBm.

May 18, 2015

Utilizing triple path architecture, Models MA24208A/MA24218A provide true RMS measurements of CW, multi-tone, and digitally modulated signals up to 18 GHz. Units offer measurement speeds of >1,600 readings/s continuous and >11,000 readings/s buffered. In addition, sensors provide damage protection up to +30 dBm CW and +34 dB peak at <10 µs. Built-in internal and external trigger facilitates multi-slot measurement of TDD waveforms, such as GSM, WiMAX, and TD-SCDMA. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Industrial Power Tester supports up to 12 devices.

May 13, 2015

Performing power cycling and thermal testing for up to 12 devices simultaneously, without removing components from test environment, MicReD® Industrial Power Tester 1500A delivers real-time failure-in-progress data. Tester includes touchscreen interface and can record information such as current, voltage, and die temperature, as well as detailed structure function analysis to record changes in package's thermal structure. Unit is suitable for testing MOSFETs, IGBTs, and power diodes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Encryptor supports NSA-approved intrusion prevention.

May 6, 2015

TACLANE-1G (KG-175G) supports National Security Agency (NSA)-approved TACLANE® Trusted Sensor Software, which provides intrusion detection and prevention capabilities that monitor network traffic. This optional feature also promotes network situational awareness and accelerates response to cyber threats. Also included, deep packet inspection in-line sensing provides ability to fine-tune network filtering based on rule sets and issue Type 1 encrypted alerts to monitor any network point. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

CAE Software offers vibration, frequency domain testing.

April 28, 2015

With capabilities for vibration fatigue and frequency analysis, nCode v11.0 helps engineers avoid unnecessary over-design and prevent operational failures. Modal Superposition support increases allowable model size, number of frequency steps, frequency range, fidelity of results, and analysis speed. Along with vibration fatigue solver, features include strain gauge analysis engine, complete fatigue solution, and frequency analysis with pre-defined processes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Charged Plate Analyzer uses high-voltage follower technology.

April 27, 2015

Utilizing ultra-high-impedance follower with DC–10 Hz signal bandwidth, EMIT 50571 provides quantitative measurements of performance and functionality of ionizers to requirements of ANSI/ESD-STM3.1 and IEC 61340-5-1. Output Monitor connector on rear panel offers buffered output, providing low-voltage replica of voltage on ion collecting isolated conductive plate. Size and shape of ion collecting plate, as well as measurement capacitance, may be customer-specified to match ESD-sensitive device. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Water Quality Meter uses Android app.

April 27, 2015

With SAM-1 App, SAM-1™ Smart Aqua Meter transforms Android smartphones or tablets into pH, ORP, or Conductivity/TDS meters with integral temperature measurement. Unit plugs into headphone jack of device and connects to Sensorex smart analytical sensors. Instantly recognizing smart sensor, app provides interface for measurements and managing data. Readings can be tagged with GPS location and user comments. Stored data can be transmitted via email and opened in Excel for analysis and reporting. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrum Analyzers analyze wireless signals in real-time.

April 21, 2015

Available in ranges of 100 kHz to 8/18/27 GHz with 10 MHz or 100 RTBW (depending on model), RTSA7500 analyzes wireless signals in real-time (not progressively scanned) so users can see intermittent and frequency-hopped signals. Product uses display and processing power of attached PC and provides frequency controls, marker functions for tracking specific frequencies, and multi-trace functionality. Unit also offers real-time triggering for measuring such complex data signals as Wi-Fi and LTE. Read More