28 September 2016 - The new R&S RTx-K76 CXPI serial triggering and decoding option from Rohde & Schwarz allows users to analyze the clock extension peripheral interface (CXPI) communications bus with R&S RTE and R&S RTO oscilloscopes. Users can decode all protocol details and isolate anomalies by triggering on the corresponding details. This significantly accelerates design verification and implementation of CXPI interfaces.
26 September 2016 – Teledyne LeCroy announced two new products for testing optical links. The OE6250G O/E converter is a high performance optical-to-electrical converter available for real-time oscilloscopes, with 25 GHz of optical bandwidth. The IQS25 Coherent Optical Receiver joins the IQS product family as a lower-cost alternative to the high-performance IQS42 and IQS70 receivers, providing a high-value instrument for testing coherent links up to 32 Gbaud.
21 September 2016 – Teledyne LeCroy previewed the new HVFO high voltage fiber-optically isolated oscilloscope probe at the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE) 2016 exhibition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA). The HVFO is an affordable, optimally designed probe for measurement of small signals floating on a HV bus in power electronics designs. Optical isolation between the probe tip and the oscilloscope input reduces adverse loading of the device under test (DUT); and also reduces noise, distortion, ringing, overshoots, and transients on the measured signal.
19 September 2016 – Tektronix announced a series of enhancements to its optical modulation analyzer (OMA) software. The latest release provides optical research engineers with the ability to evaluate multi-channel coherent modulation schemes with confidence using a single measurement system. Engineers can now calibrate and control multiple OMA’s to easily acquire and analyze simultaneous data from multiple channels such as different wavelengths or fiber cores.
30 August 2016 - Teledyne LeCroy introduces the HDO9000 High Definition Oscilloscopes, which unveil HD1024 high definition technology that automatically optimizes vertical resolution under each measurement condition to deliver 10 bits of vertical resolution. The HDO9000 High Definition Oscilloscopes offer 10-bit resolution, bandwidths of 1 GHz to 4 GHz and sample rates of 40 GS/s, enabling efficient and accurate debug in high definition. Two units can be synchronized to operate as 8-Channel Oscilloscope without limitations, another unique feature in these high performance oscilloscopes.
16 August 2016 - Tektronix started shipping of the IsoVu Measurement System previewed earlier this year at the APEC 2016 show. Pricing for the optically isolated measurement system starts at $12,000. IsoVu Technology combines 1 GHz bandwidth, wide common mode range, with superior Common Mode Rejection to make previously hidden signals visible.
03 August 2016 - The new R&S RTO-K44 option from Rohde & Schwarz offers powerful triggering and decoding functionality for debugging designs with MIPI M-PHY based protocols. Defined as a physical layer, M-PHY serves as the basis for a number of protocol standards that have been optimized for rapid data transmission in mobile devices. For example, M-PHY is used together with CSI-3 in cameras and with UFS in memory components for multimedia applications. With DigRF Rev.4, UniPort or LLI, the interface is used in chip-to-chip communications.
02 August 2016 - Tektronix introduced the TBS2000, a next generation basic oscilloscope featuring the longest record length and largest display in its class for faster signal evaluation and troubleshooting. This latest addition to the Tektronix portfolio puts expanded capabilities, including the ability to use a wide range of Tektronix probes, into the hands of budget-constrained design engineers and educators.
06 July 2016 - SIGLENT TECHNOLOGIES introduced the SDS1000X+ Series Super Phosphor Oscilloscope. The new SDS1000X+ is similar to the existing SDS1000X family but includes an option for 16 digital channels (MSO) and also a 25 MHz DDS arbitrary waveform generator as standard feature. The oscilloscope features also automatic measurement functions and advanced math functions.
05 July 2016 - Keysight Technologies announced the latest release of its popular BenchVue software; an intuitive, easy-to-use platform for the PC. BenchVue provides multiple-instrument measurement applications, data capture and solution applications, without the need for instrument programming. BenchVue also supports data logging for instruments, such as oscilloscopes.