12 May 2016 - Keysight Technologies introduced the U7243B USB 3.1 transmitter performance validation and compliance test software for the USB 3.1 Type-C specification. The test software allows authorized test centers to test USB 3.1 Gen2 SuperSpeed Plus 10 Gbps devices with Type-C implementations and gives in-house test and performance validation engineers the tools to ensure devices comply with the USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C specification.
10 May 2016 - Keysight Technologies introduced a comprehensive compliance application software for testing electrical characteristics of 100G four-lane attachment unit interface (CAUI-4) networking applications. The software supports the IEEE 802.3bm standard, which accommodates optical networking advances and enables higher density applications.
05 May 2016 - Keysight Technologies announced the clock extension peripheral interface (CXPI) decoding and triggering options for its InfiniiVision 3000T and 4000 X-Series oscilloscopes. These are the only oscilloscopes available today that can decode and trigger on the CXPI bus. These new capabilities improve engineers’ efficiency in debugging the physical layer of CXPI serial buses, which are used primarily in automotive applications.
03 May 2016 - Power Electronic Measurements (PEM) Ltd launched new non-contact current probes for measuring HF common mode currents in Variable Frequency Drives (VSDs) used to control AC motors. The new CMC series of current probes, using Rogowski technology, empower engineers to assess the magnitude of the threat posed by HF common-mode currents, that can damage motor bearings and interfere with nearby electrical equipment.
28 April 2016 - Pico Technology expanded its 2000 Series PicoScope PC based oscilloscopes with new models. The PicoScope two-channel, four-channel and mixed-signal models have the functionality of an oscilloscope plus a logic analyzer (on MSO models), spectrum analyzer, function generator, arbitrary waveform generator, and serial bus analyzer with support for 15 protocols included as standard. They are USB-powered and come in an ultra-portable package that can be easily transported in a laptop bag.
19 April 2016 - On the 87th China Electronics fair in Shenzhen (08 April to 10 April) Hantek launched a new four channel 1GSa/s sample rate USB oscilloscope. The Hantek 6XX4 series features a bandwidth of up to 250 MHz, with optional extra single-channel signal generator and vehicle test functions.
08 April 2016 – Keysight Technologies introduced two software updates for its real-time oscilloscope products. The software updates are currently available in the Infiniium oscilloscope firmware version 5.60. The N8827A PAM-4 analysis software update adds bit error ratio (BER) capabilities for 4-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM-4) based signals. The N8834A MultiScope software update adds support for Keysight’s InfiniiVision oscilloscopes.
06 April 2016 - Tektronix introduced the industry's most accurate solution for characterizing and debugging IEEE 802.11ad transmitter PHY for silicon and system designs trying to achieve multi-gigabit wireless connectivity. The new test solution, based on the 70GHz DPO70000SX Series ATI Oscilloscope powered by SignalVu Option SV30, delivers industry best residual error vector magnitude (EVM) measurements along with easy setup for complete characterization and robust debugging capabilities.
05 April 2016 - Teledyne LeCroy introduces the WaveRunner 8000 oscilloscopes with bandwidths from 500 MHz to 4 GHz, which deliver an extensive toolbox coupled with a superior user experience to expedite solving debug problems. WaveRunner 8000 debuts the next-generation MAUI advanced OneTouch user interface making measurement setup incredibly easy, speeding up dramatically the time to insight into complex signal abnormalities.
30 March 2016 - Analog Arts introduces the SF880 PC-based 8-in-1 test instrument. The USB-powered SF880 includes an oscilloscope, a frequency response analyzer, a spectrum analyzer, a data recorder, an AWG function generator, a frequency and phase meter, a logic analyzer, and a pattern generator. This compact device has been developed for professionals with a limited budget. Audio and system engineers , and researchers can also benefit from the many features of the instruments.