Signal Analyzer Add-on Aids Optical Modulator Testing

June 11, 2008 5:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

Generating 0.5 to 3.5 Vp-p high amplitude waveforms, the MU181020A-013 Variable Data Output option from Anritsu Company configures with the MP1800A/MT1810A Signal Quality Analyzer/PPG to eliminate the need for an external amplifier

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Signal Conditioners Offer I/O Isolation

June 5, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intended for applications where ground-loop noise is a concern, a family of rack-mounted signal conditioners provide galvanic isolation for each input to output with a choice of Integrated circuit piezoelectric sensor (ICP), multiple charge input sensitivities (0.1, 1, 10 mV/pC)

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Signal Generators Target Production Environments

June 3, 2008 7:58 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for production environments, Agilent Technologies’ N5161A and N5162A MXG ATE analog and vector RF signal generators support digital modulation types up to 6 GHz, deliver up to +23 dBm output power

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Benchtop Supplies Deliver Fixed Current or Voltage

June 3, 2008 5:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

With features such as a 0.01% line/load regulation, a remote sensing input, and an efficiency of better than 70%, the S Series of benchtop switchmode power supplies from Protek can be operated in either constant-current or constant-voltage mode. Ripple and noise in voltage mode is less than or equal to 5 mV(rms), and in current mode less than or equal to 10 mA(rms).

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USB Modular Instruments Enable Flexible Configurations for Electronic Functional Test

May 29, 2008 6:34 am | Keysight Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies introduced a family of USB-based instruments designed for flexible configurations and quick setupin electronic functional test and troubleshooting applications. The Agilent U2700A family includes oscilloscopes, function generator, source/measure unit and switch matrix in a versatile, space-saving form factor. Each device can be

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Handheld Meter Measures Magnetic Fields

May 15, 2008 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Created to measure the electromagnetic fields of extremely low frequency (30 to 300Hz) devices such as electric transmission equipment, microwave ovens, air conditioners, computer monitors, and video/audio devices, the HHG191 Gauss meter from Omega Engineering represents allows measurements up to 2,000 mG to 200 micro-tesla with a basic accuracy of 2.5% + 6-digit.

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Test Points Offered in 10 Colors

May 13, 2008 4:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intended to replace wire-wrap posts and turret terminals, a family of test points are available in 10 colors for use on 0.062 and 0.093 PCBs. Made of phosphor bronze with silver plating, the points are designed to keep onboard terminals perpendicular to the PCB and are available in 0.010" diameter miniature versions and 0.015" compact and multi-purpose versions.

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Handheld, 1g Shaker Performs On-site Troubleshooting, Sensor Calibration and Performance Verification

May 7, 2008 9:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB) has released the Model 699A02 portable, lightweight, battery powered industrial handheld shaker. It is designed to verify accelerometer and vibration system performance, as well as confirm the operation of interconnecting cables, switching devices and monitoring systems. The unit operates at 159.2 Hz and delivers a controlled, 1g rms or 1g  peak acceleration to

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Tester Evaluates Embedded USB Host Devices

May 2, 2008 9:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ensuring compliance with USB-IF host certification standards, the USBHost Tester from Jungo tests embedded USB host stacks against the profiles of the thousands of commonly used USB devices in its database. Able to simulate entire class descriptors, the device also has a reporting facility. The tester can be used in a project along with the company's WinDriver development toolkit for custom device drivers to run on a variety  of operating systems and

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Portable High-Speed Data Recorder Boasts 20 Channel Recording System

April 30, 2008 5:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Astro-Med’s Test & Measurement Product Group introduced the Dash 20HF high frequency data recorder family. . The unit supports recording up to 20 analog channels to an internal hard drive at sample rates of up to 500 kHz and a bandwidth of 100 kHz per channel. The system is built into a 16” × 12.125” × 6.628” case and equipped with a 15” diagonal monitor for intuitive touch-screen control and real-time data viewing and analysis.

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LabVIEW Module Supports ARM Microcontrollers

April 25, 2008 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Presented as an extension of the LabVIEW graphical system design platform, the NI LabVIEW Embedded Module for ARM Microcontrollers directly supports the ARM 7, ARM 9 and Cortex-M3 microcontroller families. The module can create embedded applications and deploy them with drivers that enable domain experts to graphically program all components of the ARM microcontroller including the analog and digital I/O.

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Software Verifies Compliance with DO-178B, IEC-61508, and MAAB Modeling Standards

April 24, 2008 8:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MathWorks announced that its Simulink verification and validation software automatically evaluates and verifies system models for compliance with DO-178B and IEC-61508 standards and MAAB modeling guidelines, which have been extensively adopted by international aerospace, automotive, and industrial equipment markets, among others. The model-checking features

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PXI Embedded Controllers Perform in Value-based Test, Measurement and Control Applications

April 23, 2008 8:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments introduced two embedded controllers – the PXI-8104 and PXI-8183 – intended for value-based test, measurement, and control applications across the consumer electronics, automotive, semiconductor, telecommunications, and aerospace and defense industries.

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Handheld Multimeter Delivers Voice Output

April 23, 2008 5:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

The OMEGASAYS UV1000, from Omega Engineering, measures 0V DC to 10V DC voltage, 0 mA to 20 mA current, and Type K thermocouple inputs and verbalizes them in any range with over 100 built-in Engineering units. The device is battery powered and equipped with RS232 PC interface that allows configuration of the verbalizer for input range, engineering units, and high and low alarm set points. Front keypad allows input

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Oscilloscopes Provide Triggering, Decode Support for Serial Buses In Embedded Systems

April 22, 2008 6:28 am | Tektronix | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix announced the availability of the DPO3000 Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes (DPOs), a portable series of models that provides triggering and decode support for popular serial buses used in embedded design applications. They offer 5M standard record length and use the

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