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Scope software tests USB 3.1 Type-C transmitters

Keysight Technologies, introduced the U7243B USB 3.1 Type-C transmitter performance validation and compliance test software, the most comprehensive transmitter test support for the USB 3.1 Type-C specification. The…

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Power Quality/Motor Analyzer
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Measuring mechanical loads typically requires load sensors that can be costly or physically inaccessible. The new Fluke 438-II Power Quality and Motor Analyzer uses innovative algorithms to analyze…

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18

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Noise Filter

6.5-digit low-noise power source gets ultra-low-noise filter

Keysight Technologies introduced a new high current ultra low noise filter for the B2961A and B2962A 6.5 Digit Low Noise Power Source that can supply up to 500…

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Hand-held oscilloscopes in product
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Top-tier bench-type, high-bandwidth mixed signal oscilloscopes, such as the Tektronix MSO 4000 series, have astronomical specifications with high price tags. They are appropriate in a research laboratory or…

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Physical DAQ systems get Force Sensors
Equipped with TEDS Memory Modules

HBM, a manufacturer of data acquisition systems, analysis and calibration software, strain gauges, transducers and sensors, announced that its growing line of force sensors is available with a…

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