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Spectrum Instruments Introduces 16-Channel Portable Arbitrary Waveform Generator AWG
Spectrum Instruments Introduces 16-Channel Portable Arbitrary Waveform Generator AWG
Spectrum Instruments Introduces 16-Channel Portable Arbitrary Waveform Generator AWG

Hansdorf, Germany, August 14, 2019 - German Spectrum Instruments today announced the availability of an arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) that complies with LXI instrument standards for engineers and scientists who need to test 16 simultaneous and accurate electronic signals. The gospel. Compact and compact, it is suitable for automated test or remote control applications. With the release of six new products, users are free to choose different configurations and performance levels. All products released this time use industry-leading 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) technology with flexible low-noise output, allowing users to test any signal from DC (DC) to 60MHz. In addition, the remote control features provided by the new products can be connected via Ethernet to any host (PC) or local area network (LAN), making it easy to integrate into any test system.

The new DN2.65x series of generatorNETBOX instruments offer 4, 8 or 16 fully synchronized channels with output rates up to 40 MS/s or 125 MS/s. The signal is matched with a programmable output swing that produces high impedance at ±6 V or 50 Ω at ±3 V. The product is also equipped with an onboard memory of up to 2 x 512 MSamples for long, complex waveforms in different operating modes. These include multiple modes of operation, single-shot, loop, FIFO, gated, and sequence replay. In addition, signals can be generated while new waveform data is being uploaded to the onboard memory.
To generate a perfect waveform, each channel of the AWG is clocked by a phase-locked loop (PLL) control system that can generate waveforms from an internal or external reference clock. To optimize the quality of the output signal, the Spectrum instrument also offers four different filters to ensure good dynamic performance. For example, noise spectral density (NSD) is as low as 142 dBm/Hz, total harmonic distortion (THD) is reduced to 74 dB, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is as high as 90 dB, and spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) is as high as 97 dB. This is an overall performance level that enables users to generate the highest quality test signals.

The Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) is highly flexible, and its front panel's versatile I/O connectors further enhance its performance, allowing the AWG to access synchronous digital (marker) outputs, trigger outputs, run and arm states. Phase-locked loop (PLL) reference clock and asynchronous I/O lines.

Suitable for remote and mobile applications
The weight of the generatorNETBOX is only 6.3 kg. It is not only easy to carry but also suitable for any working environment. This includes stand-alone use on the test bench, installation on other equipment racks, and even mobile use (DC or 12 volts).

The random waveform generator introduced this time is a completely independent product equipped with all the necessary tools to generate unlimited infinite waveforms. The user only needs to connect the product to a computer host (such as a laptop or workstation) or a corporate network, and then start the SBench6 professional software provided by the Spectrum instrument. SBench6 Professional is available for any arbitrary waveform generator, allowing the user to control all operating modes and easily set up the hardware through a simple and convenient graphical user interface. In addition, the software also has built-in waveform generation, data analysis and archiving capabilities. This includes the EasyGenerator feature for generating standard waveforms such as sine, rectangle, triangle, zigzag, SINC and DC. These waveforms can be generated using equations or imported from other devices (such as digitizers and oscilloscopes) or software programs. SBench6 Professional Edition even completes the input and output of mainstream data formats such as ASCII, binary and WAV.

Support multiple software
The devices designed by Spectrum Instruments are equipped with drivers that allow users to freely program in any major programming language. These include mainstream programming languages ​​such as C++, Visual Basic, VB.NET, C#, J#, Delphi, and Python code, as well as third-party software tools such as LabView, LabWindows, and MATLAB.

The generatorNETBOX products can be delivered in a timely manner. All equipment has undergone rigorous factory testing and the product warranty period is up to 5 years. In order to provide customers with lifelong service, Spectrum Instruments provides free updates of software and firmware.

About the Spectrum instrument
Founded in 1989, Spectrum Instruments designs and develops more than 500 modular digitizers and generators, including PC cards (PCIe and PXIe), and stand-alone Ethernet devices (LXI). In the past 30 years, Spectrum has received wide acclaim from the industry, and its products have also been used in many leading products and research projects of leading companies and leading universities. Headquartered in Hansdorf near Hamburg, Germany, the company is known worldwide for its outstanding technical support and rapid customer response. For more information, please visit the official website