Technical Insights

2 Tips for Extending a Signal Generator’s Output Range without Sacrificing Amplitude Accuracy

RF + Microwave

2 Tips for Extending a Signal Generator’s Output Range without Sacrificing Amplitude Accuracy

Eric Hsu 2018.11.16

RF signal generators are used for testing RF components, receivers, transmitters, and systems. A broad output power range is required for a wide variety of applications. In this post, you will learn w

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#Wireless Device Test #Signal Analyzers #Signal Generators

How to Maintain and Improve the Lifespan of Your DAQ

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How to Maintain and Improve the Lifespan of Your DAQ

Bernard Ang 2018.11.14

Switches are a key part of a data acquisition (DAQ) system. A typical DAQ measures multiple channels and uses switches to connect multiple transducers to a single measuring device. It also uses switch

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#Thermal Profiling #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation #Data Acquisition

Making Sense of RF Output Power

RF + Microwave

Making Sense of RF Output Power

Eric Hsu 2018.11.12

In RF testing, the output power level of signal generators is an important factor as they need to maintain spectral purity and level accuracy. The automatic leveling control (ALC) and various combinat

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#Signal Analyzers #Wireless Device Test #Signal Generators

How to Phase Synchronize Two Signals Together with a Function Generator

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How to Phase Synchronize Two Signals Together with a Function Generator

Bernard Ang 2018.11.08

When you hear the word “synchronize,” you might think of synchronized swimming. Or, perhaps, synchronizing your watches to the official US time from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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#Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Making Multiple Type Signal Measurements with your DAQ unit

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Making Multiple Type Signal Measurements with your DAQ unit

Bernard Ang 2018.11.06

What does it mean by multiple type signal measurements in the data acquisition (DAQ) system world? It means that you can measure various electrical signals such as voltage, current, resistance, voltag

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#Thermal Profiling #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation #Data Acquisition

How to transition to the new DAQ970A

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How to transition to the new DAQ970A

Bernard Ang 2018.10.31

The next generation DAQ970A is here! You will want to transition to this new DAQ – here’s what you need to know! You can sample more signals, faster, with the new DAQ970A: Up to 2X improvement in scan

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#Thermal Profiling #Manufacturing Test #Design + Automation #Data Acquisition

Introduction to the Signal Generator

RF + Microwave

Introduction to the Signal Generator

Eric Hsu 2018.10.31

Written by Tit Bin Teo, Technical Engineering Manager What is a Signal Generator? November 1940 News Flash. Disney releases Fantasia with “Fantasound”, a new audio stereophonic sound system. The HP 20

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#Signal Generators