Electrical & Optical Analyzers

Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Analyzers offer intuitive operation via multi-touch UI.

February 10, 2016

X-Series includes UXA, which offers 44 or 50 GHz coverage and integrated 1 GHz analysis bandwidth, and PXA, which offers phase noise performance of -136 dBc/Hz at 1 GHz, 10 kHz offset, and real-time bandwidth of 510 MHz with SFDR >75 dBc over full span. To characterize signal interactions in dense radar environments and enhance analysis of intermittent/elusive signals, UXA and PXA support real-time data streaming at up to 255 MHz bandwidth with 16-bit resolution at 300 MSPS. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Crosstalk Analyzer provides design insight.

January 25, 2016

In addition to detecting and quantifying crosstalk presence, N8833A and N8833B crosstalk analysis application can determine which aggressors are primarily responsible. Functionality can also remove crosstalk from victim waveform to let engineers visually compare original and clean waveforms side-by-side. Also, engineers can compare results from other scope analysis tools. As many as 4 signals (aggressors or victims) can be analyzed concurrently, and application handles various crosstalk types. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Modular Test Device checks health of surge-protection plugs.

January 19, 2016

In single test cycle, Checkmaster 2 checks protective elements such as spark gaps, gas-filled surge arresters, voltage-dependent resistors, and suppressor diodes. Test results are recorded electronically in accordance with IEC 62305 lightning protection standards and saved to internal memory with power supply failure protection. Reports from test are available via USB stick for review and processing. Other features include barcode scanner and keypad for easy operation. Read More

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

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

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Compliance Tester supports USB Power Delivery.

December 15, 2015

With MQP Packet-Master USB-PDT, users can test protocol, transmitter signal quality, receiver quality, interference rejection, and power load. Unit incorporates Analyzer, Exerciser, Compliance Tester, PD VBUS Generator, PD VBUS Load, VBUS Voltage and Current Monitor functions. Featuring plug-in module design, product performs comprehensive PHY, Protocol, and Power Compliance tests on PD devices, and PHY and Protocol Tests on PD Cable Marker chips.   Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Port VNAs support options for expanded functionality.

December 2, 2015

With 55–92 GHz E-band option installed, ShockLine™ MS46500B series of 2- and 4-port performance Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) can efficiently verify performance of high-frequency passive components during manufacturing. Other available options include 20 and 40 GHz, which enable VNAs to address S-parameter and time-domain measurement requirements associated microwave applications. Also, 20 and 40 GHz options add power control, LRL/LRM calibration, and other capabilities. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Analyzer can be remotely controlled via Bluetooth.

November 23, 2015

Using any Android tablet or mobile device equipped with Bluetooth, Greenlee® Communications DataScout® 10Gx can be remotely controlled up to 100 ft away. Unit features 20 second boot time and multiple test interfaces, including dual port 1G and 10G Ethernet, T3/E3, T1/E1, DS0, PRI-ISDN, 2W/4W Signaling-TIMS, DATACOM, and DDS. For added protection, multi-service network analyzer comes housed in ruggedized all aluminum enclosure. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Quad-Channel Analyzer aids 3-phase power device design/testing.

November 16, 2015

With touch-driven oscilloscope visualization, IntegraVision PA2203A provides 3-phase power measurements and analysis. Four-channel entry provides 0.05% basic accuracy and 16-bit resolution measurements needed to identify and characterize incremental improvements in electronic power conversion systems. Users can visualize transients, in-rush currents, and state changes with 5-M samples/sec digitizer that captures voltage, current, and power in real-time with 2.5 MHz bandwidth. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Spectrum Analyzers offer frequency mask triggering.

November 13, 2015

Available for company's spectrum analyzers, Frequency Mask Triggers in Spike v3.0.17 software can detect spectrum interference in form of transient signals, transmitter defects, intermodulation products, and spurious signals. Triggers compare spectrum to user-defined mask shape. When spectrum exceeds point in mask, software triggers, allowing users to analyze spectrum at that moment. Function let users capture and analyze short duration RF interference with up to 100% probability of intercept. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Motor Drive Analyzers offer harmonics calculation option.

November 6, 2015

Available for MDA800 Series Motor Drive Analyzers, optional Harmonics Calculation software package adds advanced harmonic filtering for AC Input and Drive Output Numeric table measurements, as well as Total Harmonic Distortion measurement parameters for voltage, current, and power. Added Harmonic Order Table presents harmonic measurement values and spectral displays for up to 9 waveforms. Users may perform calculations in both steady-state and dynamic operating conditions. Read More

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

Scanning Slit Laser Beam Profiler offers sub-micron measurement.

November 5, 2015

Using moving slits, NIST-calibrated NanoScan™ 2s measures beam position and size with sub-micron precision for CW and kilohertz pulsed lasers. Offering of silicon, germanium, or pyroelectric detectors allows profiling lasers of any wavelength, from UV to far infrared, to 100 µm and beyond. Digital controller, by providing 16-bit digitization of signal for dynamic range up to 35 dB power, enables measurement of beam size and pointing with 3-sigma precision to several hundred nanometers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PXIe Vector Signal Analyzer offers fast low-level spur searching.

November 2, 2015

Offering millimeter wave (mmWave) measurement technology in PXI form factor, M9393A enables engineers to validate performance of Ka-band designs with continuous frequency sweeps from 3.6–50 GHz (option FRX) and direct access to 800 MHz of IF bandwidth (option WB1). Displayed average noise level (DANL) of better than -155 dBm/Hz @ 40 GHz and sweep speed accelerate low-level spur searching, while modular form factor allows 2-channel configuration in one chassis. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Handheld Meters/Testers measure EC, TDS, temp, and pH.

November 2, 2015

Available in professional and economy versions, HM digital handheld meters and testers increase efficiency of mineral nutrient water tests. These waterproof products are capable of measuring Electrical Conductivity (EC), Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), and temperature or Potential of Hydrogen (pH) and temperature. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Power Device Analyzer utilizes curve tracer packages.

October 28, 2015

With 3 kV/20-, 500-, and 1,500-A IV only curve tracer packages, B1506A Power Device Analyzer can automatically switch between different types of IV measurements, without having to make connection changes. Analyzer supports full thermal test from -50 to +250°C and can characterize all key IV parameters for packaged and on-wafer devices. To ensure they are future proof, curve tracer packages can be upgraded to include gate charge and automated device capacitance measurements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Polarimeter covers 450-1100 nm wavelength.

October 28, 2015

Used for manufacturing and laboratory applications, Meadowlark Optics Polarimeter offers computer control and measures Stokes Parameters 10 times per second, quantifies State of Polarization (SOP), and graphically displays Poincaré Sphere, Polarization Ellipse, or running chart. Solid-state design and use of liquid crystal variable retarders ensure vibration-free operation to ensure compatibility with stability-sensitive applications. Absolute degree of polarization accuracy is <1%. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

USB 3.1 Protocol Analyzer incorporates Power Delivery exerciser.

October 19, 2015

Voyager M310C provides Power Delivery (PD) exerciser capability that lets developers verify functionality, error recovery, and compliance for PD chipsets and end-products. Also, software adds enhancements for PD debug: PD triggering, event stacking, transaction grouping, and Verification Script Engine (VSE). PD exerciser supports traffic generation, including provider and consumer device emulation, and script-based authoring environment provides pre-defined templates for all PD packet types. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Network Analyzers offer scalar transmission option.

October 12, 2015

With scalar transmission option, scalar measurements can be made between 1-port ShockLine™ MS46121A VNAs in either one-to-one or one-to-many configuration, offering solution for testing cable and filter transmission properties in manufacturing and education environments. In one-to-one setup, up to 2 scalar transmission measurements can be made in parallel using 4 channels. One-to-many configuration allows one MS46121A to serve as source that is connected to up to 3 VNAs that act as receivers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes use measurement toolset for PAM4 analysis.

October 5, 2015

Operating on both DPO70000SX 70 GHz real time and DSA8300 equivalent time oscilloscopes, PAM4 Analysis Tools enable oscilloscopes to characterize PAM4 signals from 13–56 GBaud while supporting both optical and electrical domains. Features in toolset include ability to analyze full waveforms or correlated waveforms, reference level settings for pass/fail analysis of multi-level thresholds, numerical rise/fall times for every LSB, MSB level, and built-in clock recovery using PAM-specific PLL models. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscopes analyze ultra wide bandwidth signals.

October 2, 2015

Utilizing SignalVu software, DPO70000SX ATI Oscilloscopes will enable researchers and designers to evaluate complex signals without external downconverter, and develop wide- and ultra-wide bandwidth technologies such as 5G, cellular backhaul, and radar to perform RF modulation measurements. SignalVue takes advantage of oscilloscopes' signal fidelity to deliver accurate EVM measurements and other signal analysis such as chirp rates on chirped radar systems up to 70 GHz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Oscilloscopes deliver low noise and high fidelity.

October 2, 2015

In addition to 70 GHz model, DPO70000SX Performance Series includes 50 GHz and 23 GHz models. ATI architecture uses symmetrical technique that delivers all signal energy to both digitizing paths, resulting in inherent noise advantage when signals are reconstructed. ATI channel of 50 GHz model offers 200 GS/s sample rate for 5 ps/sample resolution. Supporting UltraSync technology, 23 GHz version features four 23 GHz non-ATI channels with 50 GS/s sample rate on each, for 20 ps/sample resolution. Read More