Press Release Summary:
Offered in 6 models that offer frequency coverage from 300 kHz to 4, 6.5, 9, 14, 20, and 26.5 GHz, one-slot PXI vector network analyzers (VNAs) enable simultaneous characterization of various devices, including 2- or multi-port devices, using one PXI chassis. Up to sixteen PXI VNA modules can be loaded into one chassis for use as either multiple 2-port VNAs, single 32-port VNA, or any combination in-between. Along with GUI, devices feature 2-port VNA capability with S-parameters.
Original Press Release:
Keysight Technologies' New, Full Two-Port 26.5 GHz Vector Network Analyzers Fit in Just One PXI Slot
SANTA ROSA, Calif.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. today announced a series of one-slot PXI vector network analyzers that cover 300 kHz up to 26.5 GHz. The new analyzers offer the best PXI VNA performance on key specifications such as speed, trace noise, stability and dynamic range. This enables the PXI VNAs to perform fast, accurate measurements and reduce the cost-of-test by enabling simultaneous characterization of many devices - two-port or multi-port - using a single PXI chassis.
When space is at a premium, full two-port VNA capability with S-parameters can be added to an existing system that has just one open slot. To address applications such as high-volume device testing and highly complex on-wafer testing, a single chassis can be loaded with up to sixteen PXI VNA modules for use as either multiple two-port VNAs, a single 32-port VNA, or any combination in between.
Six models are available, providing frequency coverage from 300 kHz to 4, 6.5, 9, 14, 20 or 26.5 GHz. Currently, competing PXI VNA products reach only 8.5 GHz, occupy two or three slots, and cost significantly more than Keysight's 9-GHz model.
"Keysight retains its position as the world leader in vector network analysis by offering customers meaningful choices in price, performance and capability," said Gregg Peters, vice president and general manager of Keysight's Component Test Division. "With our new PXI VNA, we now offer a choice in form factor that addresses emerging needs in aerospace, defense, wireless communications and more."
The PXI VNA uses the measurement science and calibration technology from the popular Keysight PNA vector network analyzers. The PXI models also provide a graphical user interface that shares the familiar look-and-feel of the PNA family and eases the transition to PXI.
U.S. Pricing and Availability
The M937xA series is available now worldwide. Prices are as follows:
M9370A, 300 kHz to 4 GHz: $9,000
M9371A, 300 kHz to 6.5 GHz: $15,000
M9372A, 300 kHz to 9 GHz: $19,000
M9373A, 300 kHz to 14 GHz: $28,000
M9374A, 300 kHz to 20 GHz: $33,000
M9375A, 300 kHz to 26.5 GHz: $38,000
Optional capabilities include time-domain analysis, N-port calibrated measurement, and additional VNA features and capabilities.
More information is available online at www.keysight.com/find/pxivna. High-resolution product images are available at www.keysight.com/find/PXIVNA_images. A product backgrounder is available at www.keysight.com/find/pxivna_backgrounder. A product video is available at www.keysight.com/find/pxivna_video.
About Keysight Technologies
On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent Technologies announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company, Keysight Technologies, began operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Agilent on Aug. 1, 2014 with a full separation anticipated in early November 2014. Keysight is expected to trade on the NYSE under the symbol KEYS.
Keysight is a global electronic measurement technology and market leader helping to transform its customers' measurement experience through innovation in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Keysight provides electronic measurement instruments and systems and related software, software design tools and services used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronic equipment. Information about Keysight is available at www.keysight.com.
Janet Smith, Americas
+1 970 679 5397