Test & Measurement
Application Programming Interface for PC Oscilloscope
Pico Technology, worldwide leaders in the design and manufacture of PC Oscilloscopes, has launched an Application Programming Interface for the PicoScope 5000 series scopes to allow you to write your own software for the devices. The PicoScope 5000 series PC Oscilloscopes are Pico’s top-performing scopes, with the world’s fastest real-time sampling rate, for a USB PC scope, of 1 GS/s. This, together with a probe-tip bandwidth of 250 MHz, make...
Low noise synthesiser is quiet performer for Microwave market
Now available exclusively in the UK from Admiral Microwaves, is a series of wideband, low noise frequency synthesisers, manufactured in the US by Micro Lambda Wireless. These YIG based devices are ideal for use in local oscillators (LOs) in receiving systems, transmitters, frequency converters and as laboratory instrument signal sources.
Multifunction bench multimeters feature 6.5-digit precision
Now available from TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments), the Fluke 8845A and 8846A are high-precision (6.5-digit) dual-display multimeters offering a wide range of functions for benchtop or system applications.
Catalogue describes precision measurement instruments
Cropico has published a new 52-page full colour catalogue providing full information on the company’s range of advanced technology precision measurement instruments. Cropico’s high quality reputation goes back over 50 years and the company’s range includes a wide range of resistance and temperature measurement solutions.
Digital Radio Test Set for TETRA and P25
Aeroflex has announced the introduction of the new 3920 Digital Radio Test Set for TETRA and P25. The 3920 features new enhancements that provide test professionals with more test capabilities integrated into one system, as well as extended analysis range and file management functions. The next generation of the Aeroflex 3900 Series, the 3920 replaces the 3901 and 3902 Radio Test Sets. While providing new features and functions, the 3920 conti...
Power Semiconductor Stress-Screening Reliability Tester
Intepro Systems has announced the availability of its new power semiconductor test system, SEMTest. SEMTest is a user configurable stress-screening system able to perform accelerated lifetime testing of power semiconductors and modules incorporating IGBT, MOSFET, SCR, diode and bipolar parts. The system is ideal for both manufacturers and users of power semiconductors who want to qualify commercial off the shelf devices for use in high reliabilit...
Flexible Rotor Telemetry for Torque Measurements
The telemetry system J1 from CAESAR DataSystems is a rugged system for collecting dynamic measurements from rotating shafts and machinery in research, testing, marine and vehicle development applications.
Vector Signal Generator accommodates more and larger waveforms
Keithley Instruments, Inc. has announced a series of enhancements to its Model 2910 RF Vector Signal Generator. The new capabilities included in the Model 2910 V2.0 include additional wireless signal generation waveforms, a new power calibration feature, and increased ARB memory to accommodate more and larger waveforms.
High performance torque measurement is helping to improve the energy efficiency of domestic washing machines, enabling consumers to make greener purchase decisions. The Eco Rating stickers that provide potential buyers with a clear assessment of white goods' environmental performance now play a major role in retail sales. Manufactures want to achieve the best classification possible, so are redesigning their machines to reduce power consumption.
Field portable spectrum analyser suits RFID site surveys
TTi (Thurlby Thandar Instruments) has further developed its PSA1301T handheld spectrum analyser to improve specification points such as phase noise, making it an ideal tool for companies making site surveys for UHF RFID applications. The PSA1301T provides installation and maintenance engineers with the tool that they need to ensure that all transmitters are operating correctly within the required limits. Unwanted RF noise and transmissions withi...