Test & Measurement
RF and microwave couplers
Atlantic Microwave has launched two families of directional couplers. Specifically designed for cellular radio and satellite communications, the new series of RF directional couplers from Atlantic Microwave Ltd cover the frequency range of 800 to 2500 MHz in a wide choice of coupling factors from 5 to 20 dB.
Ultra-Slim Broadband Power Dividers
A completely new range of microwave power dividers from Atlantic Microwave Ltd comprehensively covers the 0.5 to 18 GHz frequency range in octave and multi-octave designs.
Axial Telemetry System Replaces Sliprings
The R2 axial telemetry system from CAESAR DataSystems is a rugged, waterproof unit for collecting dynamic measurements from rotating wheels and shafts in research, testing and vehicle development applications.
USB Multifunction Data Acquisition Devices
National Instruments has released its first M Series data acquisition (DAQ) devices for the USB bus. They are two new external DAQ devices that offer up to 32 analogue input channels and data acquisition rates of up to 1.25 MS/s.
Ultra-Fast Real-time Oscilloscope
LeCroy has introduced the SDA 18000 which the company claims to deliver the industry’s highest bandwidth – 18 GHz – as well as the highest sampling rate (60 GS/s) and longest memory (up to 150 million points) combination available in a high-bandwidth real-time test instrument
Digital panel tachometer targets speed control in materials handling
A four digit multi-range digital panel meter just introduced by Carlo Gavazzi UK features multiple input channels targeting speed control in materials handling applications.
Portable Signal Generator is Ideal out in the Field
Signal Forge has released a digitally synthesized signal generator. The Signal Forge 1000 with a frequency range of 1 Hz to 1 GHz, multiple output types and a variety of waveform modulation options combine to offer the features of a signal source, a function generator and an arbitrary waveform generator in a single product.
Portable radio test set public safety vehicle radio systems
Aeroflex's 3500 is a lightweight and portable radio test set designed specifically to test vehicle-based radio systems used predominantly by first responders. The Aeroflex 3500 radio test set incorporates the latest technology in rugged design, portability, battery life and high performance. The new test set allows the user to test all aspects of the vehicle’s system - from the radio to the cable and the antenna - with powerful features typical...
Shaft Telemetry System offers reliability and integrity
Wireless transmission of sensor data from rotating objects (driveshafts, wheels, motors, gearboxes, propellers etc.) is now generally accepted by mechanical engineers as a standard method for measurement applications in research, testing and vehicle development. For such tasks the new J1 single-channel telemetry system from CAESAR DataSystems, offers compelling reasons for using this technique.
Pulse and Pattern Generators are easy to use
Keithley Instruments has introduced the Series 3400 Pulse/Pattern Generators. They provide superior signal quality and precise control for pulse widths from three nanoseconds to 1000 seconds, as well as a simple, intuitive user interface. Series 3400 pulse and pattern generators are ideal for semiconductor device and material research and characterization, as well as in process integration and advanced materials research applied to such projects ...