Test and Measurement
Newtons4th Launch Portable IEC60076-18 Transformer Tester
The Queen's Award winning Newtons4th has launched the SFRA45, a handheld instrument designed especially for field testing the frequency response of step down transformers against the standards laid down in IEC60076-18.
Simultaneously Stress Test Networks And Diagnose Issues In Real-Time
Fluke Networks announce a new version of the OptiView XG v10 Network Analysis Tablet that allows users to simultaneously stress test and diagnose network problems in real-time, as well as a new iPhone App, called HeadsUp XG, that receives instant notifications of issues identified by the tablet. Simultaneous testing is key to quickly isolating intermittent network performance issues, a top concern of more than 75 percent of IT professionals.
Enhanced DC LISN from Teseq Measures Disturbances at Higher Current
Teseq now offers a high current impedance stabilization network for measuring conducted emissions disturbances on DC power ports of photovoltaic inverters. The DC-LISN-M2-100, which conforms to the latest requirements of the international standard working group MT GCPC (grid connected power conditioners), can run at a maximum operating current of 150 A for 30 minutes, or continuously at 100 A.
Teledyne LeCroy Announces New TeleScan PE Utility supporting PCI Express 3.0 Specification
Teledyne LeCroy today announced the availability of TeleScan PE, the third-generation configuration space scanning and editing software application, now supporting PCI Express 3.0 technology. TeleScan PE provides system scan, read, write and decode features for PCI Express designs up to PCIe 3.0 specification, and is supplied free of charge.
ADLINK Announces New High Capacity 18-Slot PXI Express Chassis
ADLINK Technology has today announced a new PXI Express chassis for applications requiring enhanced bandwidth and higher density and capacity. ADLINK's PXES-2780, an 18-slot PXI Express chassis with ten hybrid peripheral slots provides a configurable PCIe switch fabric, enabling configuration with two-link x8, and four-link x4 PXI express deployments, allowing full utilization of the PCIe gen2 bandwidth.
Outram PM7000I is First Power Quality Analyser to Simultaneously Record All Harmonics up to 100th
Outram Research announces that the PM7000 has an improved "Interharmonics" option making it the first power quality analyser to record simultaneously all harmonics up to the 100th, on all three phases and the neutral, on either current or voltage.
Electrical Safety Testing Thanks To Rigel Medical’s 62353 Analyser
A leading equipment and service supplier to the NHS has improved the electrical testing of thousands of medical devices located at sites around the UK using Rigel Medical's 62353 safety analyser. Medstrom supplies and maintains electrically operated paediatric cots, bed movers, reactive therapy systems, patient beds, trolleys and carts among other items to hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the UK. These have to be regularly tested to ensure compliance with IEC 62353, the standard for in-service and after repair testing of medical electronic devices.
Pickering Interfaces Expands PXI Multiplexer Solutions Range
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of low cost PXI multiplexers with the introduction of the 40-635, a single slot 3U PXI module providing a range of cost effective multiplexer configurations for general purpose test applications. The 40-635 is available in large range of different configurations to meet many different applications.
Tektronix Met Sur Le Marché Un Nouvel Analyseur De Puissance De Précision Multiphases
Tektronix a annoncé aujourd'hui son nouvel analyseur de puissance de précision multiphase. Doté de la première conception Spiral Shunt™ du marché (en cours d'obtention de brevet), l'analyseur de puissance PA4000 de Tektronix permet aux ingénieurs en électronique de puissance de bénéficier de mesures de courant stables et précises, même sur les formes d'ondes de puissance extrêmement déformées couramment rencontrées dans de nombreuses applications.
IPETRONIK Announce New Plug-In For Its IPEmotion Measurement Software
IPETRONIK has enhanced the application scope of its measurement and data acquisition software IPEmotion by new AVR-NET-IO- and Atmel-Plug-in of Technikmedia. Hence, IPEmotion can also be deployed in other areas beyond the typical measurement data acquisition. The new Plug-in once again emphasizes on the hardware independence of measurement software.
First Coaxial Power Sensor To Measure Power From DC To 110 GHz
Fast, precise, highly linear – Users working with a frequency range over 67 GHz now also benefit from the unique features of the thermal power sensors from Rohde & Schwarz. The new R&S NRP-Z58 is the world's first power sensor that covers the frequency range continuously from DC to 110 GHz. Rohde & Schwarz has added the R&S NRP-Z58 to its successful portfolio of power sensors.
New Precision Multi-Phase Power Analyzer From Tektronix
Tektronix announce its new precision multi-phase Power Analyzer. Featuring the industry's first Spiral Shunt design (patent application submitted), the Tektronix PA4000 Power Analyzer gives power electronics engineers stable, precise current measurements even on highly distorted power waveforms common in many applications.
Industry’s Only Waveform Monitor With HDMI/HDCP Connection
Tektronix expands its award-winning line of waveform monitors and rasterizers with its new WFM and WVR5250 models, the only products in their respective classes to offer HDMI-HDCP inputs that enable broadcasters, operators and equipment manufacturers to directly monitor the quality of the video and audio output of set-top boxes and Blu-ray players for the first time. This unique capability makes the WFM/WVR5250 the most comprehensive, compact and portable video and audio test tools available for acquisition, post production and compliance monitoring.
SBS Smart Battery Tester Release 3
Micro Computer Control today announced the SBS Smart Battery Tester that connects directly to an SBS Smart Battery via an MCC I2C Bus Host Adapter, and provides direct on-screen access to the battery's internal parameters.
RIGOL DM3068 Bench Multi Meter With Digital Data Logging And Chart Display
Keeping a close eye on peak current drain is an important requirement for engineers, whenever you need to manage to a tight power budget. RIGOL's DM3068 offers several features to help monitor over time. RIGOL DM3000-series - see the video below - all come with very capable MATH and STAT functions which will easily keep data like Max Current Drain displayed on-screen.
Tektronix Launches Major Enhancements to CALWEB Asset Management Software
Tektronix recently released a series of significant enhancements to its CALWEB online calibration management system. CALWEB provides clients enhanced visibility of their test and measurement assets and reduces overall costs related to their calibration management program.
Rack-mount spectrum analyser now offers real-time streaming of I/Q data
Narda Test Solutions has added a number of new features to its NRA series rack-mount spectrum analyser, most notably the ability to deliver I/Q data as a gapless real-time stream with a channel bandwidth of up to 400kHz.
IXYS Announces PDG-2500 Handheld +5V Digital Pulse Generator
IXYS has today announced the introduction of the PDG-2500 Handheld +5V Digital Pulse Generator by its IXYS Colorado division. The PDG-2500 portable handheld pulse generator produces single-shot pulses from 80ns to 1s in width and pulse frequencies from 5 Hz to 1 MHz. It features an intuitive touch screen interface to control both the high resolution digital pulse generator as well as an additional user-adjustable voltage, variable from 0 to +5V DC.
PC-Based Universal PCB Test System Announced By Saelig
Saelig announce the System 8 Diagnostic Solution Plus - a unique, versatile, easy-to-use PCB test system that uses a selection of CD-drive-size modules to create a PC-driven PCB test station. The System 8 Diagnostic Solution Plus, which can be built in a PC case or 19 rack-mounted, is based on a comprehensive set of test instruments for complete testing and fault-finding needs on almost any kind of PCB.
Yamaichi Electronics Unveils New Test System For COM Express Modules
In many production facilities the regular main board is used for testing of COM Express modules. The modules are plugged into the usual COM Express connectors. Due to the limited number of mating cycles of the COM Express connectors, the main boards have to be replaced after 30 to 40 test cycles. The replacement of the 220 pin connector with a pitch of 0.5 mm is considered as very difficult and unreliable.
GOEPEL electronic upgrades ChipVORX to FPGA Embedded Instruments for Bit Error Rate Tests (BERT)
GOEPEL electronic's IP-based ChipVORX technology has been extended to execute Bit Error Rate Tests (BERT). The highly automated solution enables FPGA Embedded Instruments utilization in the form of special softcores for the test and design validation of high-speed I/O.
IPETRONIK Announce CAN-Measuring Module For Temperature Measurement With Pt100
With the M-RTD2, IPETRONIK has expanded its proven CAN-measuring modules of the M-Series to include a module for temperature measurement with platinum elements. The M-RTD2 has four electrically isolated measurement inputs. Pt100-sensors supporting 4-wire-technique can be used to acquire temperatures in a range of –50 °C to +450 °C. Each channel can be separately activated and scaled.
The CTA304 series of miniature, well-priced accelerometers offers a compact yet robust solution for many applications, including defence, aerospace, motor racing, sports dynamics, production and processing, research and development, troubleshooting and laboratory projects.
Tektronix Unveils Next Generation High Performance AWG Series
Tektronix today unveiled its next generation of arbitrary waveform generators that offer up to 50 GS/s sample rate performance. With the industry's best combination of high sample rate, long waveform memory and deep dynamic range, the new AWG70000 Series supports a wide range of demanding signal generation requirements in defense electronics, high-speed serial, optical networking and advanced research applications.
B&K Precision Adds Four Channels and 7 Widescreen Displays to DSO Offerings
B&K Precision today expanded its digital storage oscilloscope (DSO) portfolio with the release of their new 2550 Series. This new series of scopes adds four 2-channel models (2552, 2554, 2556, 2558) and four 4-channel models (2553, 2555, 2557, 2559) ranging from 70 MHz to 300 MHz bandwidth with 2 GSa/s sampling rates and 24 kpts/Ch memory.
Amplicon Announce New Compact Universal Sink/Source Transmitters
Amplicon announces the launch of the new TT230 series compact isolated transmitters, designed to accommodate any process measurement/control application. The Amplicon Measurement & Control division has announced the launch of new TT230 series. The TT230 series of compact two-wire transmitters provide isolation and convert thermocouple, RTD, voltage or current sensor inputs into a proportional 4-20mA output signal. This series are loop-powered and support both source or sink output wiring connections with a 12-32V DC supply.
PicoScope Upgrade Adds I2S Audio Protocol Decoding To PicoScope 6
The PicoScope 6 oscilloscope software can now decode I2S data thanks to the latest software update from Pico Technology. The I2S (Inter-IC Sound) standard is a common serial data format used in audio equipment such as CD players and DACs. All PicoScope users can download the new beta release free of charge. As well as I2S, the software can decode I2C, RS-232/UART, SPI, CAN, LIN and FlexRay serial data.
GL Announces Enhancements to Network Monitoring & Test Products
GL Communications announced today enhancements introduced to its Network Monitoring and Test Products. Speaking to reporters, Mr. Matthew Yost, Manager for product development of the company said:
Manchester and NRZ Configurable Protocol Decoders Simplify Design and Debug of Custom Protocols
Teledyne LeCroy Corporation today announced the industry's first Manchester and NRZ (non-return-to-zero) configurable protocol decoders for a wide range of oscilloscope platforms. The decoders enable users to specify a broad range of physical layer characteristics for Manchester- or NRZ-encoded signals.
NI Measurement Studio 2013 Simplifies T&M System Design For .NET Programmers
National Instruments has announced Measurement Studio 2013, the only .NET software suite that provides all the tools needed to build a professional, end-to-end test or measurement system in Microsoft Visual Studio. Measurement Studio 2013, which integrates into Visual Studio 2012, 2010 and 2008, is the only software on the market that addresses the specific needs of the test, measurement and automation industries.
COMPRION Test Benches Qualified For Card Conformance Testing By GlobalPlatform
After the successful qualification of SWP/HCI tests on COMPRION's "Spectro TP" in December, COMPRION is proud to announce that three further card compliance test benches were qualified by GlobalPlatform. The new test suites validate if a Smart Card is compliant to the GlobalPlatform UICC Configuration, UICC Contactless Extension and Mapping Guidelines.
GOEPEL VarioTAP Emulation Test Extended To Energy Micro Giant Gecko
GOEPEL electronic announce special model libraries for the Energy Micro EFM32GGxxx micro controller series supporting the innovative emulation technology VarioTAP. Users are now able to utilize the processor as native instruments for prototype hardware design validation, production test and Flash programming. Higher test coverage is enabled by dynamic and customer-specific tests. For all test and programming methods, a unified environment including VarioTAP model library is provided.
Power Analysis With Rohde & Schwarz Oscilloscopes
In many of today's industry sectors, including the development of power supplies or embedded hardware, the introduction of market-ready products is not possible without precise power measurements. Their top sensitivity makes the Rohde & Schwarz oscilloscopes ideal for this application. The company offers high-voltage probes and current probes as well as a new deskew fixture presented at the 2013 embedded world trade fair.
UL Leverages Power of Technical Data with Motor DNA
UL (Underwriters Laboratories) leverages technical data for global electronic motor manufacturer customers in its new state-of-the-art process called Motor DNA (Data Native Architecture). Motor DNA is a data-centric certification and reporting process for motor product safety evaluations.
KMA36 System-on-Chip for rotational linear position measurement Magnetoresistive highly accurate with 13-bit resolution
PEWATRON launches the KMA36 universal magnetic encoder from Measurement Specialties. It seamlessly combines a magnetoresistive sensor array with an analog-to-digital converter and a signal processor in a compact TSSOP package.
Pico Technology Announce World’s First USB 3.0 Oscilloscopes
Pico Technology have today announced the release of the first PC oscilloscopes with a USB 3.0 interface. "USB 3.0 ports are appearing on most new computers and laptops," explained Managing Director Alan Tong, "so buyers of USB oscilloscopes will expect to benefit from the higher data transfer rate. With the new USB 3.0 PicoScopes, large data captures and streaming of large data sets are now much faster."
New Strain Gauge Application Platform from Intersil and Freescale Delivers High Precision Measurement for 32-bit Data Processing
Intersil Corporation has joined Freescale Semiconductor to develop a new thermocouple and strain gauge application solution that delivers excellent high precision measurement coupled with fast, low power data processing for advanced designs.
Algo-Logic Systems Launches the TKG System
Algo-Logic Systems today announced availability of its new Techo Kardio Graph (TKG) Rackmount Measurement and Monitoring system. The TKG system combines 16 precisely synchronized channels with advanced state-of-the-art Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology, that allows users to perform high performance real-time monitoring, measuring, data collecting, data-mining, data processing, data graphing, data tracking and data archiving functions.
Latest EasySYNC USB Multi-Function Instrument Provides Cost Effective Measurement & Analysis
EasySYNC has added a new member to its highly popular Stingray family of multi-function test equipment products, with improved performance and a greater breadth of features. The new DS60M10 , which is part of its USB Instruments range, combines an oscilloscope, data logger, spectrum analyser, voltmeter and frequency meter in a single compact, lightweight and inexpensive product.
New GOEPEL Gang Tester Provides Significant Increase In Throughput
GOEPEL electronic introduces SFX-TAP16/G-RM, a new version of its TAP Transceiver for the test and programming of up to 16 electronic assemblies in parallel. The compact solution with integrated system power supply helps to increase the throughput for UUT with a single TAP by factor 16, which results in significantly improved production efficiency and reduced investment costs.