Test & Measurement
Coaxial mismatch termination sets for test and calibration
Link Microtek, manufacturer of waveguide and coaxial microwave products, has introduced a new series of coaxial mismatch terminations, which provide a quick and easy method of calibrating equipment or checking the performance of a microwave system.
16-channel 16-bit A/D Transient Recorder PCI cards from less than €190/channel
Strategic Test Corp has released six new Transient Recorder cards in the UF2-4700 series. Using multiple 16-bit ADC’s for true simultaneous sampling, the cards are available with a choice of maximum sampling rates of 100 kS/s, 250 kS/s and 500 kS/s. The cards are available in 8- or 16-channel configurations enabling the user to select the most cost-effective solution with prices from only $160 per channel. Drivers for Microsoft Windows XP and...
Rotary Torque Sensors
Machine designers have been presented with a significant new technology for measuring power in drive shafts and other rotating machine elements, following the launch of the RWT310/320 series of TorqSense Rotary Torque Sensors by developers Sensor Technology Ltd.
Electrical safety testers from Clare
The latest generation electrical safety testers from Clare Instruments feature innovative new features aimed at increasing the throughput of the test process whilst meeting the traceability requirements of modern product approval standards. The company’s HAL flash/hipot tester, HAL Scan multi point flash/hipot tester and scanner and the HAL Combi four function electrical safety tester are all equipped with specialist technology to simplify test...
8 Gb/s Fibre Channel test solution
Finisar Corporation has announced the industry's first comprehensive 8 Gb/s Fibre Channel (FC) test solution designed specifically for development and testing of advanced storage systems. The Xgig 8 Gb/s FC solution is built upon Finisar's Xgig test tool platform, a versatile and comprehensive tool for testing and analyzing real-time traffic across all major high-speed storage protocols. Backed by a powerful combination of advanced features an...
High Accuracy Microhmmeter
The Cropico DO5000 series of microhmmeters offers increased flexibility for the highly accurate measurement of cable resistance and a variety of other electronic component test and calibration applications. The versatile DO5000 has programmable current settings in 100 steps from 10µA to 10A and measures from 3mΩ to 30kΩ with a resolution of 0.1µΩ and ±0.03% accuracy.
Laptop-based mobile Instrumentation
Based on the Docking Station product line from Magma Mobility Electronics Inc. the complete test & measurement product line of Spectrum is now mobile. Using one of the available Docking Stations with 1, 2 or 4 slots any of the PC instruments of the M2i series of Spectrum can be plugged-in. This combination allows the use of Digitizers up to 500 MS/s, A/D cards starting with 100 kS/s on 16 synchronous channels, Arbitrary Waveform Generators and Di...
Portable Radio Test Set finds cable and antenna problems quickly
Aeroflex has announced a free software upgrade to its portable 3500 Series Radio Test Set, now with Distance-to-Fault (DTF) measurement and enhanced VSWR (Voltage Standing Wave Ratio) to quickly and easily find faults in cables and antennas and display results graphically. Other new features available with the software include 0.1Hz resolution for the internal modulation sources enabling the generation of squelch tones, and save and recall of te...
Data Acquisition, Measurement, and Control Handbook from Keithley
Keithley Instruments, Inc. has published Understanding New Developments in Data Acquisition, Measurement, and Control. The 220+page data acquisition handbook is a practical guide to high performance test and measurement and is free at http://www.ggcomm.com/Keithley/MAR07DAQ_NR.html
Enhanced Pulse and Pulse I-V Capabilities for Advanced Semiconductor Device Testing
Keithley Instruments has announced the newest release of hardware and software advances for its Model 4200-SCS Semiconductor Characterization System, representing the next step in pulse test offerings for the Model 4200-SCS. The lab-based system incorporates tightly integrated DC and pulse measurement capabilities with complete application packages for turn-key solutions. An enhanced pulse generator card and a new scope card offer powerful new c...