Calibration Service covers third-party equipment.

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Industry Calibration service, suited for electronic test equipment used in general-purpose applications, includes calibration data and adjustments. It is available for Agilent and third-party electronic test equipment, including instruments such as digital multimeters, power supplies, counters, function generators, and oscilloscopes. Service also encompasses RF/microwave equipment such as signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers.

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New Low-Priced Offering Makes Agilent Technologies' Calibration Service Portfolio Most Comprehensive in Industry

Latest Service Designed for Test Equipment in General-Purpose Applications

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2004 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced a low-priced calibration service for electronic test equipment used in general-purpose applications. Agilent now offers the most comprehensive calibration service portfolio available in the industry, giving customers a broad range of calibration choices so they can best match the usage requirements of their test equipment.

The competitively priced Industry Calibration service is designed for customers who need calibration services for general-purpose applications from R&D to manufacturing to field service. Industry Calibration, which includes calibration data and adjustments, is available for a wide variety of Agilent and third-party electronic test equipment, including basic instruments such as digital multimeters, power supplies, counters, function generators and oscilloscopes. It is also available for RF/microwave equipment, such as signal generators, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers.

Agilent continues to offer both its Inclusive and Standards-Based Calibration services. Inclusive Calibration provides additional test points, calibrating the instrument to a level equivalent to when the instrument was originally manufactured, and is especially well suited for high-performance, critical applications such as final production test and R&D design validation. Standards-Based Calibration, which includes Z540, ISO 17025 and accredited options, is ideal for customers with specific quality-standard requirements. All Agilent calibration services are available by returning the equipment to Agilent or directly at customers' sites.

"We are pleased to now offer our customers a full range of calibration services so they can buy the right amount of calibration to meet their needs," said Jake Egbert, vice president of Agilent's Service Solutions Unit. "Agilent Industry Calibration allows customers to purchase services delivered with the quality and expertise Agilent is known for, at an extremely attractive price."

Additional information about Industry Calibration is available at

U.S. Pricing and Availability

Agilent's Industry Calibration services are typically priced 30 percent lower than Inclusive Calibration services, with services starting at $85. A sampling of prices for Industry Calibration are listed below:

Agilent 34401A Digital Multimeter: $85

Fluke 45 Digital Multimeter: $93

Agilent 54600 Series Oscilloscopes: $152

Tektronix TDS 3000 Series Oscilloscopes: $178

Agilent 33220A Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generator: $163

About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is a global technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 29,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $6.1 billion in fiscal year 2003. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at

Information in this news release applies specifically to products available in the United States. Product availability and specifications may vary in other markets.

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