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Tektronix to tap IBM 9HP SiGe process for next-gen oscilloscopes
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6/27/2013   1 comment
Company to apply IBM technology for 70-gigahertz scopes due out as early as 2014.
Rohde & Schwarz Video platform tests ultra-HD consumer electronics
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6/27/2013   Post a comment
VTC and VTE video testers evaluate next-generation HDMI sink devices with 4k screen resolution and 4:2:0 pixel encoding.
PCI Express digitizer boasts onboard signal averaging
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6/27/2013   1 comment
Adlink’s PCIe-9852 digitizer board offers two simultaneously sampled 200-Msample/s input channels with 14-bit resolution, 90-MHz bandwidth, and up to 1 Gbyte of DDR3 memory.
Phase Matrix frequency synthesizer gets small
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6/27/2013   Post a comment
Compact unit leverages phase-refining technology to deliver low phase noise and fast frequency switching.
Kit tests microcontroller software for safety
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6/27/2013   5 comments
A software kit from Texas Instruments can be used to demonstrate that compiled software for Cortex-R series microcontrollers meets functional safety standards such as IEC 61508 and ISO 26262.
IEEE 1149.1 'JTAG' revision could save billions
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6/20/2013   3 comments
Release cuts IC design cost through test reuse
Spectrum rolls out PCIe instrumentation platform
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
German manufacturer Spectrum has released the M4i.445x-x8, the first card in its M4i series of high-speed PCI Express digitizers capable of delivering a synchronous sampling speed of 500 Msamples/s with 14-bit A/D resolution.
Rohde & Schwarz doubles signal analyzer bandwidth
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6/20/2013   Post a comment
Rohde & Schwarz has extended the analysis bandwidth of its high-end FSW signal and spectrum analyzer from 160 MHz to 320 MHz, allowing the instrument to be used in a variety of applications related to wideband digital communications and radar systems.
Agilent signal analyzer boasts expanded bandwidth and adds real-time capability
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6/20/2013   1 comment
In recognition of the needs of next-generation wireless networks, Agilent announced new options for its midrange N9020A MXA X-series signal analyzer.
Spectra2 XL3 handles LTE core testing
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6/20/2013   1 comment
New Tektronix Communications product tests IP multimedia subsystems (IMS) and evolved packet core (EPC) on a single platform.
Rohde & Schwarz bench scopes boast logic analysis
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6/13/2013   8 comments
The R&S RTM series from Rohde & Schwarz offer 20 Msamples deep memory and a logic analysis option with 16 digital channels in a “lower end” scope.
TI 12-bit ADCs handle up to 900 Msamples/s
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6/13/2013   Post a comment
Comprising six single-channel and dual-channel models, Texas Instruments’ ADS5409 family of 12 bit ADCs offers sampling speeds ranging from 500 Msamples/s to 900 Msamples/s, while reducing board space requirements by 80%.
Texas Instruments ADS5409 12-bit ADCs slash board space by 80 percent
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6/6/2013   Post a comment
TI’s family of 12-bit, 500- to 900-MSPS analog-to-digital converters reduces board space by 80 percent while providing industry-leading signal-to-noise ratio and spurious-free dynamic range.
Portable spectrum analyzer sports GPS
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GPS capabilities allow handheld unit to help solve complex interference problems.
Peregrine Semiconductor PE42520 and PE42521 CMOS RF switches
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6/5/2013   Post a comment
Peregrine has set new standards of performance for high-frequency CMOS RF switches with the launch of its latest SPDT devices.


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