Test & Measurement
NI's latest RF Analyser Introduces Data Streaming for RF and Communications Applications
National Instruments has announced three new products that extend high-speed data acquisition and data streaming into RF and communications applications. With the new RF vector signal analyser and two new IF digitisers that include advanced FPGA-based signal processing, engineers can continuously stream high-bandwidth RF data across high-speed buses, such as PCI and PXI, directly to a PC for processing and analysis.
Battery-life testing capability for TETRA radios from Aeroflex
Aeroflex has announced the availability of its new TETRA Energy Economy Mode (EEM) option for the popular Aeroflex 3900 Series of analog and digital radio test sets. The new TETRA EEM option enables more flexible battery-life testing for developers, operators and users of TETRA hand-held mobile radios who need to prove their design and quantify or qualify battery-life performance claims.
Multifunction Data Acquisition Devices Combine Safety and Accuracy
National Instruments has announced 12 new isolated M and S Series multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) devices. These devices combine the safety of isolation with the high-performance timing, amplification and calibration technologies of existing M Series DAQ devices for increased accuracy.
PXI Express Modules and High-Bandwidth Controllers Increase System Bandwidth to 1 GB/s
National Instruments has announced what it says is the industry’s first data acquisition modules for PXI Express The NI PXIe-6259 and NI PXIe-6251 M Series modules deliver fast analogue and digital I/O with up to 250 MB/s dedicated per-slot bandwidth. In addition to the new PXI Express DAQ modules, NI announced four PXI Express controllers.
National Instruments Extends Oscilloscope Offering to 2 GS/s Real-Time, 20 GS/s Equivalent-Time Sampling
National Instruments has announced its NI PXI-5152 general-purpose digitiser/oscilloscope, which extends the company’s digitiser offering to 2 GS/s by providing a 1 GS/s real-time sampling rate on two simultaneous channels or 2 GS/s on one channel. For repetitive signals, engineers can use the module’s equivalent-time sampling (ETS) mode to sample at up to 20 GS/s.
Finder extends range of instruments for energy consumption monitoring
New to the Finder range of energy consumption meters is the three-phase 7E.36 Series, which includes single and dual-tariff kWh models for the measurement, recording and display of power consumption in individual sub-circuits at current levels up to 65A.
NI LabVIEW 20th Anniversary Edition Targets Communications Test
National Instruments, a global leader in virtual instrumentation, today announced LabVIEW 8.20, the 20th anniversary edition of the LabVIEW graphical system design platform for test, control and embedded system design development. NI LabVIEW 8.20 extends the popular LabVIEW graphical programming platform with communications design, simulation and test tools specifically tailored to the needs of telecom design and test engineers. LabVIEW 8.20 give...
National Instruments Brings Engineers from CAD to Motion in Minutes
National Instruments has released NI Motion Assistant 2.0, the latest version of the interactive software for prototyping single- and multi-axis motion control systems. Machine builders and OEMs can use the new NI Motion Assistant 2.0 to import motion profiles from CAD and drafting programs using the popular DXF file format.
LeCroy Introduces New Oscilloscope Based Vehicle Bus Analyzer
LeCroy is launching two new Vehicle Bus Analyzers (VBA) ?,the first conventional oscilloscope that “speaks the engineer’s language” by decoding CAN serial data into Symbolic (application layer) text.
Aeroflex announces new style shortform catalogue
Aeroflex has announced the immediate availability of its new Shortform Catalogue that includes the company’s complete spectrum of test and measurement solutions and systems. This new condensed version catalogue of the varied Aeroflex product range enables the reader to quickly locate and obtain a top-level review of the required product. For those that require further and more in-depth information on a particular product, this can be researche...