Test & Measurement
ZNA vector network analysers with up to 67GHz range
The R&S ZNA high-end vector network analyser (VNA) now features models with 50GHz and 67GHz maximum frequencies. This opens up the VNA’s outstanding RF performance, unique hardware concept and innovative touch operation to new areas of application. Signal integrity measurements as well as A&D and 5G component and module characterisation are main applications for the new analyser models.
SoundCheck 19 released for multichannel measurements
SoundCheck 19 has been released as part of Listen, Inc.’s audio test and measurement system, it offers additional functionality for multichannel measurements, including a new Multi-channel RTA, WASAPI-exclusive mode, and AmpConnect 621 control. Additionally, the inclusion of room acoustics measurements offers increased capability for those looking to evaluate devices in real-world situations.
Multi-path RF attenuator assembly for automated testing
JFW’s newest line of programmable RF attenuator assembly systems are designed to meet the needs of 5G and WiFi 6E test labs and allow for easy test automation. Model 50PA-1183-XX works from 200MHz to eight gigahertz and is available with up to eight individually controllable, solid state RF attenuators.
Joule 20 socket for peripheral IC test
Smiths Interconnect has announced the introduction of its Joule 20 test socket for Peripheral IC Test. The Joule 20 failsafe scrubbing contact technology provides electrical and mechanical performance in testing peripheral ICs for the most demanding communication, consumer, wearable and automotive applications.
Tescia Repetitive Testing system updated
Hottinger Brüel & Kjær has released the latest version of its Tescia Repetitive Testing system. Designed for vibration, acoustics and rotating machinery monitoring and testing, this solution provides a safe way of capturing data - including information which was not anticipated.
Solution for evaluating 5G video quality developed
Anritsu Corporation has announced the availability of a new solution for evaluating video quality of 5G devices. This lab-based solution was developed in partnership with Spirent Communications and leverages the strengths of Anritsu’s SmartStudio NR Network Simulator and Spirent’s Umetrix Video software, providing the world’s first integrated 5G video quality system.
Oscilloscope essentials are the focus for free seminar
Rohde & Schwarz has announced details of an upcoming Oscilloscope Days seminar event for 2021.
Digitisers and AWGs now support ARM-based NVIDIA Jetson
Following a number of requests from its customers, Spectrum Instrumentation now offers driver support for the NVIDIA Jetson, a series of embedded computing boards from NVIDIA. The new driver package means that any of Spectrum's high performance Digitisers, AWGs or Digital I/O products with PCIe interface, currently 65 different cards, can be used with this small but powerful platform.
Bit error ratio tester wins PCI-SIG approval
Keysight Technologies’ M8040A 64 Gbaud High-performance bit error ratio tester (BERT) was approved by the PCI-SIG as a compliance test measuring instrument for PCI Express 4.0 (PCIe Gen4) testing at 16 gigatransfers per second (GT/s) and 8GT/s.
VIAVI expands the fibre optic test portfolio
Viavi Solutions has introduced new fibre test and measurement solutions, expanding the industry’s most complete portfolio for fibre optic testing. New optical power meters, fibre characterisation modules, and an enhanced Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) solution enable service providers, colocation and hyperscale data centers, enterprises and contractors to reduce costs, improve quality of service, minimise downtime and speed time t...