B&K Precision Debuts New Family of Dual Channel Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators

26th June 2014
Posted By : Jacqueline Regnier
B&K Precision Debuts New Family of Dual Channel Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators

B&K Precision today launched its new 4060 Series line of dual channel function/arbitrary waveform generators. The series includes three models that generate sine waveforms up to 80 MHz (4063), 120 MHz (4064), and 160 MHz (4065). Featuring an advanced pulse generator and high-performance 512k-point arbitrary waveform generator on one channel, these instruments are ideal for use in applications requiring high signal fidelity with extensive modulation and arbitrary waveform capabilities at a value price point.

 

Unique to the 4060 Series are its advanced pulse generation capabilities. The instruments can generate pulses with low jitter <100 ps and output 12 ns width pulses at frequencies as low as 0.1 Hz–a feature not typically found in DDS generators. Rise and fall times are also adjustable within a large range, e.g. users can output pulses with 6 ns rise times combined with 6 s fall times.

All models provide two independent output channels with a large 4.3” color LCD display, rotary control knob, numeric keypad, and intuitive function keys to make waveform adjustments quick and easy. Other standard features include a built-in counter, Sync output, trigger I/O terminal, and external 10 MHz reference clock input and output for synchronization of the instrument to another generator.

The 4060 Series offers linear and logarithmic sweep function and a wide variety of modulation schemes for modulated signal applications: amplitude and frequency modulation (AM/FM), double sideband amplitude modulation (DSB-AM), amplitude and frequency shift keying (ASK/FSK), phase modulation (PM), and pulse width modulation (PWM). 

Equipped with a high performance 14-bit, 500 MSa/s, 512k-point arbitrary waveform generator, the 4060 Series provides users 36 built-in arbitrary waveforms and the ability to create and load up to 32 custom arbitrary waveforms using the included waveform editing software via standard USB interface on the rear. A front panel USB host port is available for users to conveniently save waveforms and setups on a USB flash drive or to connect the optional USB-to-GPIB adapter for GPIB connectivity.

Available immediately, B&K Precision's 4060 Series products are backed by a standard 3-year warranty at the following list prices:

4063 -- 80 MHz -- $1,350

4064 -- 120 MHz -- $1,670

4065 -- 160 MHz -- $1,990

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