Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscopes offer CXPI triggering and decoding.

May 6, 2016

With ability to decode and trigger on CXPI serial buses, InfiniiVision 3000T and 4000 X-Series help optimize engineering efficiency for automotive applications. Oscilloscopes can decode and trigger on specific errors (optionally filtered by frame ID) such as CRC errors, parity bit errors, data length errors, inter-byte space errors, inter-frame space errors, sample errors, and framing errors. Detection and elimination of bus errors during design phase is crucial for automotive safety. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscope System supports millimeter wave analysis.

April 26, 2016

Based around 10-bit ADC Infiniium S-Series oscilloscope, E-band Signal Analysis Reference Solution provides millimeter wave analysis capability for applications in 60–90 GHz range. Two-channel capability allows for testing of multichannel devices; different antenna polarizations simultaneously; and channel sounding measurements. Using N8838A external mixer assistant software, oscilloscope can control N5183B MXG X-Series microwave signal generator and M1971E waveguide smart mixer. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies' Oscilloscope Firmware Update Adds PAM-4 BER Measurement Capability, Enhanced Multi-Frame Support

April 13, 2016

Update Supports IEEE 400G Applications as well as Real-Time, Multi-Frame-Based Oscilloscope Measurements Highlights:

  • Adds enhanced bit error ratio measurement for the N8827A PAM-4 analysis software
  • Adds the ability to use the N8834A MultiScope software on Keysight InfiniiVision oscilloscopes
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS)... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes utilize bit error rate contour analysis tool.

April 13, 2016

Designed to run on Infiniium S-Series, 90000A, V-Series, and Z-Series oscilloscopes, E2688A Serial Data Analysis software includes BER contour analysis tool that helps memory designers perform DDR4 and LPDDR4 JEDEC compliance measurements. Software uses algorithm to measure jitter and noise to compute statistical measurement of DDR data valid window, ensuring valid and accurate data transfer. Software can display eye contour up to 1e-21 and highlight eye contour of interest. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Oscilloscope offers EVM measurements out to 70 GHz.

April 8, 2016

With 70 GHz DPO70000SX Series ATI Oscilloscope, powered by SignalVu Option SV30, users can characterize and debug IEEE 802.11ad™ transmitter PHY for silicon and system designs trying to achieve multi-gigabit wireless connectivity. Solution speeds debugging by providing cross correlation between RF and time domains. System also supports live triggers on signals up to 70 GHz. For greater precision, solution is able to de-embed cables, attenuators, or amplifiers in front of scope with SDLA64. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes optimize usability via OneTouch gesture control.

April 8, 2016

Available in 6 models with bandwidths from 500 MHz to 4 GHz and OneTouch gesture control, WaveRunner 8000 series provides tools and features to expedite problem solving. MAUI® UI facilitates measurement setup and accelerates insight into complex signal abnormalities, while math, measurement, debug, and documentation tools optimize analysis. While M models offer 40 GSPS sample rate and 128 Mpt memory, -MS models feature 16 digital channel sampling at 1.25 GSPS. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

PC-Based Test Instrument features 8-in-1 functionality.

April 4, 2016

Featuring 3 x 5 in. pocket-size design, Model SF880 combines 100 dB dynamic range frequency response analyzer, 1 GHz oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, arbitrary waveform generator, data logger, frequency and phase meter with 10 Hz to 1 GHz range, logic analyzer, and pattern generator. Data recorder time base range is 500 nS to 365 days. Instrument works with any Windows computer with USB port, with no need for external power supply. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

NorthTree Associates Announces Representation of Meilhaus MEphisto 7-in1 Oscilloscopes

March 31, 2016

The Meilhaus MEphisto Scope is a USB-powered multi-functional instrument that delivers the functionality of seven instruments in one box. The MEphisto Scope is a multi-functional, universal instrument including a 2-channel 16 bit digital storage oscilloscope, a spectrum analyzer with FFT, a volt meter, a logic analyzer, a data logger and 24-channels of digital-I/O. This universal instrument... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Innovative Test Solutions for Power Conversion Device/System Design at APEC

March 29, 2016

New 4-Channel, 3-Phase IntegraVision Power Analyzer Featured in Booth Highlights:

  • Solutions help design/test engineers analyze, test and model electrical power conversion devices/systems for maximum power efficiency, quality.
  • The Keysight EEsof EDA will demonstrate how Advanced Design System, Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) software is used for modern... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Sampling Oscilloscopes support 25/100/400 Gbps optical test.

March 28, 2016

Available with 1, 2, and 4 optical channels, respectively, N1092A, N1092B, and N1092D DCA-M Sampling Oscilloscopes feature low-noise, low-jitter technology, which allows measurement of low-power, high data rate NRZ and PAM-4 devices that could not be performed with other solutions. Channels have calibrated reference receivers for industry-standard compliance test from 20–28 Gbps rates and are compatible with single-mode and multimode fibers and wavelengths. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Oscilloscopes support automated test solution.

March 28, 2016

Tektronix performance oscilloscopes from 33–70 GHz are compatible with TekExpress test automation solution, which leverages Asynchronous Time Interleaved (ATI) technology and supports 100G Ethernet (IEEE 802.3bj and IEEE 802.3bm Annex 83) electrical validation and characterization. Supported technologies, including 100GBASE-CR4/KR4 and CAUI4, provide complete set of solutions covering optical (100GBASE-SR4) and electrical validation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscope Probes work with smaller, faster designs.

March 21, 2016

Minimizing probe loading and improving access to small, densely packed test locations, TriMode&trade; P7700 series facilitates debugging of circuits found in mobile and enterprise designs. These probes, intended for use with Tektronix performance oscilloscopes, offer up to 20 GHz bandwidth and feature input amplifier <4 mm from connection point to minimize signal loss, probe tip capacitance, and noise. Signal path is fully characterized and automatically de-embedded from measurement results. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Teledyne LeCroy, Coherent Solutions, Anritsu and Oclaro Showcase Latest 400G Test Platform at OFC 2016

March 14, 2016

High-performance platform for 400G test combines a new DAC-based 56 Gbaud PAM4 generator with the highest-bandwidth coherent transmitter and optical modulation analyzer available Chestnut Ridge, NY, Richardson, TX, Auckland, NZ and San Jose, CA - Teledyne LeCroy, Anritsu Company, Coherent Solutions Ltd. and Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) today announced a new joint effort to demonstrate the... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Receiver Test System optimizes device evaluation efficiency.

March 8, 2016

Featuring MP1800A BERT, noise-generating signal source, and real-time oscilloscope controlled by GRL-TBT3-RXA software, Thunderbolt Receiver Test Solution supports calibration of complex test signals required for evaluating Thunderbolt devices. MP1800A not only supports high-reproducibility receiver tests, but also evaluation of high-speed serial interfaces, such as 100 GbE and InfiniBand. Software allows one-button jitter tolerance tests and can save all reports as PDF files. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Announces Breakthrough Technology Enabling the World's Highest-Bandwidth Oscilloscopes

March 4, 2016

New Chipsets Enable Keysight to Deliver Real-Time and Equivalent-Time Oscilloscopes with Bandwidths Above 100 GHz Highlights:

  • Significantly flatter response at high frequencies
  • Higher measurement accuracy because of low-noise, nonconductive substrates
  • Higher reliability due to lower power consumption
SANTA ROSA, Calif., – Keysight... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Oscilloscope displays most relevant measurement values.

February 18, 2016

To accelerate complex electromechanical system troubleshooting, ScopeMeter® 120B Series features Connect-and-View&trade; technology that recognizes signal patterns and automatically sets up scope&#39;s triggering, amplitude, and time base. Once waveform is captured, IntellaSet&trade; intelligent measurement detection automatically selects key measurements based on waveform type and displays most relevant measurement values. Industrial oscilloscope also features Event Capture function. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Oscilloscope tests VFD-controlled motors.

January 28, 2016

Designed to check in-service motors for damaging VFD-induced shaft voltages, AEGIS® Shaft Voltage Tester&trade; Digital Oscilloscope comes with conductive microfiber tipped probe, probe holder with magnetic base, and carrying case. Two-channel, 100 MHz oscilloscope features 5.7 in. color TFT LCD, multi-language user interface, and 5-hr rechargeable/replaceable lithium-ion battery pack. Capable of sampling rates from 1&ndash;50 GSa/s, oscilloscope has USB port for data transfer or flash drive storage. 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. &#65279;As many as 4 signals (aggressors or victims) can be analyzed concurrently, and application handles various crosstalk types. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies Exhibits High-Speed Digital Design, Test Solutions at DesignCon

January 13, 2016

Solutions Focus on USB Type-CTM, Signal and Power Integrity, PAM-4, Latest Digital Standards Development Highlights:

  • Keysight experts will demonstrate the latest digital test solutions
  • Learn how to solve the toughest signal and power integrity, USB Type-C and PAM-4 design and test challenges
  • Keysight experts to teach eight Education Forum (KEF)... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes automate PAM-4 pre-compliance testing.

December 28, 2015

Used with the S-Series, 90000A, V-Series, 90000 X- and Z-Series real-time oscilloscope platforms and 86100D DCA-X Infiniium sampling oscilloscope, N8836A and N1085A PAM-4 Analysis Software applications generate comprehensive pass/fail reports in minutes. Programs deliver linearity and output voltage measurements including level separation mismatch ratio, eye width and eye height, even-odd jitter and clock random jitter, and differential and common mode return losses. Read More