2017-02-28 - Graham Prophet

LXI digitisers sample signals at up to 5Gsample/sec

Each channel of a DN6.22x series digitiser features its own ADC, acquisition memory (1GSample/channel) and independent signal conditioning circuitry.

2017-02-24 - Rohde & Schwarz

Radio comms tester adds IEEE 802.11ac signalling

The R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester can be used to measure LTE-WLAN traffic offloading or analyse coexistence interference in the DUT.

2017-02-14 - Martin Rowe

DesignCon 2017: PAM4 catching on, but remains in flux

While PAM4 and forward error correction may have solved the bandwidth problem (for now), they've created a new set of technical problems.

2017-01-12 - Tim Regan and James Mahoney

Linear Technology’s damage evaluation on amplifier

A curve tracer shows the current vs voltage characteristic when overdriving specific pin combinations.

2017-01-09 - Rohde & Schwarz

R&S VTx video tester supports HLG-capable devices

The R&S VTC/VTE/VTS tester family is based on the flexible T&M module for HDMI and HDR tests.

2017-01-05 - Bruce Archambeault

Understanding near-field probe scanning

Near-field measurements are easily misinterpreted and significant care is needed to ensure proper conclusions are drawn.

2016-12-26 - Graham Prophet

Battery-operated PIM analyser targets network interference

The Anritsu PIM Hunter is an intermodulation test probe that helps field technicians locate external PIM sources during cell site maintenance.

2016-12-21 - Susan Nordyk

Automate volume, surface resistivity measurement

KickStart FL-HRMA enables engineers to determine the resistivity of materials using standards-compliant set-ups and methods.

2016-12-02 - Graham Prophet

Keysight, CommSolid demo NB-IoT link at benchtop scale

The UXM, according to Keysight, is the first wireless test set to demonstrate connectivity with an NB-IoT device that complies the standards.

2016-11-10 - Analog Devices

RF MEMS switches offer up to 14GHz RF performance

The RF MEMS switches are 95% smaller, 30 times faster, 10 times more reliable and use 10 times less power than conventional electromechanical relays.