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July 2019


SignalCore 26.5 GHz RF Downconverter

The SC5317A is a Ku to C band single stage downconverter, whose input RF range is 6 GHz to 26.5 GHz, LO frequency range is 6 GHz to 14 GHz, and output IF range is 5 MHz to 4 GHz. It features an internal synthesized LO, RF preamplifier, and variable gain control, making it a compact standalone downconverter module.


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May 2019

Keysight M9800A PXIe Vector Network Analyzer, 9 kHz to 4.5 GHz

  • Cascade multiple modules for up to 50 ports on a single chassis  of multiport or multi-site measurement
  • Make accurate multiport measurements with N-port correction capability
  • Perform fast and easy multiport calibration with electronic calibration (ECal) modules
  • Choose from a wide range of measurement application to gain deeper insight into your RF test
  • Features the same intuitive GUI as Keysight’s high-performance network analyzers

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ADLINK PXIe-3987 PXI Express embedded controller

The ADLINK PXIe-3987 PXI Express embedded controller, based on the 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, is specifically designed for hybrid PXI Express-based testing systems, delivering maximum computing power for a wide variety of testing and measurement applications.

Combining state-of-the-art 3.0GHz quad-core Intel® Core™ i7-7820EQ processors (3.7GHz maximum in single-core, Turbo Boost mode), and up to 32 GB of 2400 MHz DDR4 memory, the PXIe-3987 utilizes four separate computing engines on a single processor, enabling execution of numerous independent tasks simultaneously in a multi-tasking environment. With a configurable PCIe switch, the PXIe-3987 can support four links x4 or two links x16 and x8 PXI Express link capability, with maximum system throughput up to 16 GB/s by PCI Express 3.0 bus.


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April 2019


Pickering’s New 256 Crosspoint 2-Pole PXI Switching Matrices

This new range of high-density, two-pole PXI switching matrices offer higher performance than competing products. Series 40-580 (32x8) and 40-583 (64x4) matrices are supported by both of Pickering’s relay test tools (BIRST and eBIRST), delivering sophisticated and thorough diagnostics for any relays that are approaching end-of-life or have been damaged by over-specification hot-switching events. Featuring 256 2-pole crosspoints, these matrices use gold-plated contact electro-mechanical relays to switch up to 300VDC/250VAC and up to 60W maximum power; maximum current is 2A, hot or cold switching.


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February 2019

Pickering Interfaces’ PXI Programmable Resistor Modules

These new PXI programmable resistor modules (model 40-251/2/3) offer 2.5W, 5W or 10W power handling with a wide selection of channel counts and resistance ranges. They target applications that require an accurate medium-power programmable resistance such as a programmable load for the testing of ECUs or for fuel level sensing in the demanding, hi-reliability, Automotive, Military and Aerospace sectors.  Available with between 1 and 8 resistance channels per module, resistance settings from 1Ω to 22MΩ and resolutions from 0.125Ω to 2Ω, the most suitable module may be selected for any specific application. 

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GENASYS High Density Matrix Switch Card, 104 x 8 x 8

The GX6188 is a 6U PXI, high density matrix, GENASYS architecture switching card. The card provides the user with the ability to connect and interface resources to multiple UUT connections. The board consists of two matrices - a 104x8 and a 8x8 matrix. The GX6188 can connect to 104 UUT switching points, eight external resources and an eight channel global bus via front panel connectors. Multiple GX6188 cards can be connected using the global bus. Like other GENASYS switch cards, the GX6188 features an integral, 3-dimensional switching architecture which provides the flexibility to connect test system resources to multiple UUT connections as well as supporting an expansion bus connection without sacrificing I/O matrix connections when building multiple switch card configurations.

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November 2018

Pickering Interfaces’ Model 40-263 PXI RTD Simulator Module

Pickering Interfaces’ model 40-263 PXI RTD simulator module provides a cost-effective method of simulating PT100, PT500 or PT1000 RTDs (resistance temperature detectors) with high accuracy. The unit supports 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 or 24 channels of accurate RTD simulation in one or two PXI slots with channels able to be set as short or open circuit to simulate faulty wiring to a sensor. 

            ⁃           PT100, PT500 or PT1000 Versions simulating -150°C to >850°C

            ⁃           Simple control by resistance calls

            ⁃           High accuracy and fine resistance control

            ⁃           Short and open circuit simulation

            ⁃           Simple calibration with external DMM

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September 2018

Pickering Interfaces PXI 2A PXI Fault Insertion Switching

Designed to Simulate Flt Conditions in Automotive and Avionics Test Applications

These new PXI Fault Insertion Switches (model 40-202), available with 22 or 11 fault insertion channels, were primarily designed to simulate fault conditions in automotive and avionics test applications involving the reliability testing of safety-critical controllers. They are specifically designed for differential signaling requirements, with capabilities to insert three different types of fault condition between the test fixture and the equipment under test; open-circuit, short-circuit between signal pairs and short-circuit to user applied fault conditions such as power or ground. These new models complement Pickering’s large range of PXI Fault Insertion Switches, which are typically used in Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation (HILS) applications for Electronic Control Unit (ECU) validation. 

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Marvin Test Solutions F-35 Armament Test Set

  • Rugged, portable tester for F-35 Lightning II Alternate Mission Equipment (AME)
  • Field and back-shop testing of launchers, pylons and subassemblies
  • Full support for MIL-STD-1760 assemblies and other JSF interfaces
  • State-of-the-art PXI architecture
  • Full parametric test with optional diagnostics

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PXI Vector Signal Analyzers

Keysight's PXIe vector signal analyzers are ideal for design validation and manufacturing applications that require fast, high quality measurements where quality control, product conformance and test optimization are essential. With a small footprint, speed, scalability repeatability, and the flexibility to configure a solution with a shared processor, frame/chassis, display, and interface, PXIe vector signal analyzers provide the building blocks for your single or multi-channel modular test solution.
Key Features

  • Frequency from 9 kHz to 50 GHz
  • Up to 160 MHz analysis bandwidth
  • Absolute amplitude accuracy of ± 0.15 dB
  • Frequency switching speed of < 150 us

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 Pickering 40-298 (PXI) and 50-298 (PCI) cards


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August 2018


Pickering Interfaces Introduces a New USB 2.0 Hub Module


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July 2018


AIM AFDX®/ARINC664P7 Avionic Test Module

AIM AFDX®/ARINC664P7 Test and Simulation module for PXIe with 2 full duplex ports programmable for 10/100/1000 MBit/s.  Versions available for both Airbus and Boeing variants of ARINC664P7.  Applications include test, verification and simulation of AFDX®/ARINC664P7 End Systems, Switches and Networks. Includes PXI Triggering and PXI System Clock capabilities.

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Sundance DSP PXIe800Z
The PXIe800Z is based on Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC FPGA family. Depending on the choice of Zynq UltraScale+ FPGA it can be used for High-Performance Computing (HPC), digital communication or image processing, including AR/VR applications. Sundance DSP supplies frame- grabber (MIPI to Camera-Link), DAQ modules which create a suitable platform for AR/VR solutions.

The platform takes standard FMC modules or custom size FMC hardware solution with large PCB area for design. This makes it particularly suitable for high-end test-and-measurement applications with custom FMCs which we can help design.

The hardware can be used as an embedded solution without needing a host.


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May 2018


Pickering 6U High-Density Matrix modules


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Marvin Test Solutions 4-Channel PXI Source Measure Unit

The GX3104’s unique flex-power architecture offers users the option to configure the SMU as a 4-channel, 250 mA/ channel SMU or as a single channel, 1A SMU – providing test engineers the flexibility to support both high current or multi-channel SMU applications with one module. 


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April 2018

Keysight PXI Avionics Databus Modules

Avionics interface modules from Avionics Interface Technologies, offered through Keysight, enable connectivity between your PXI test systems solution to DUT’s with aviation industry standard buses. These modules are capable of simulation, monitoring, record and play back of bus traffic enabling test and verification of avionics equipment data communication capabilities. The available interface modules support industry standard avionics based buses such as MIL-STD 1553, ARINC 429, and ARINC 664p7, and Fibre Channel.

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March 2018

M8920A Radio Test Set

RF and audio signal generation and analysis for military, public safety, and avionics radio communications

Keysight’s M8920A Radio Test Set supports many formats by combining PXI hardware with application-specific software in a single flexible and scalable chassis, providing broad multi-format coverage for next-generation radio testing. It has a scalable modular architecture for efficient and complete test development and execution needed for the manufacturing and radio maintenance environment.

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Teledyne SP Devices 14-bit Arbitrary Waveform Generator
   with 2 GS/s Sample Rate

The SDR14TX AWG offers a complement to the previously released ADQ14 and ADQ7 digitizer families and can be used either for stand-alone operation or in system-level solutions with well-matched signal generation and data acquisition performance. SDR14TX provide 14-bit vertical resolution, 2 GS/s sample rate and an analog bandwidth of 2 GHz making it ideal both for baseband arbitrary waveform generation as well as wideband direct RF synthesis up to the second Nyquist band.



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January 2018

Advanced Testing Technologies PXI/PXIe Inserts

  • Avoid Unnecessary Replacement of VXI Instruments
  • Lower Lifecycle Costs
  • Reduce ECP/ECN Costs
  • Reduce T.O. Changes Necessary
  • Instantly Create Hybrid Test Solutions
  • Add New PXIe Capabilty into an Existing VXI Chassis

    The Advanced Testing Technologies PXI Insert allows the user to easily incorporate PXI/PXIe instruments into an existing VXI chassis. This product eliminates the need to replace a complete VXI chassis and currently sustainable instruments or find rack space to incorporate a new PXI chassis. These products do not require any micro-code overhead or associated complex software development.

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NI PXIe-1095 Chassis with 58 W Power and Cooling per Slot

The PXIe-1095 chassis offers 58 W of power and cooling in every slot, 50 percent higher than all previous NI PXI Express chassis. This specification is valid for a chassis filled with modules each requiring 58 W of power dissipation. More power and cooling in every slot allows higher power budgets for PXI modules and makes it possible for the PXI platform to continually serve challenging, high-performance applications.


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Keysight M9379A RF Amp Module

Improve noise floor measurements with the M9379A RF Amp module’s two amplifiers, RF switches and a programmable step attenuator, when using with the M9485A PXIe multiport vector network analyzer (VNA). Easily configure a system using this single-slot module that provides front-panel input/output test ports. The combined  M9379A RF Amp and M9485A VNA capabilities provide increased dynamic range for high-rejection filter measurements

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November 2017

Pickering PXI Microwave Multiplexers

Pickering expands their range of PXI Microwave Multiplexers with new 50GHz modules (model 40-785B). These are single or dual 6-channel multiplexers with relays mounted on the front panel and are designed to switch 50Ω signals up to 50GHz. The single slot version can support up to three remotely mounted multiplexers, which occupies less PXI slot space, also allowing the microwave relays to be placed closer to the UUT and other RF test equipment. 

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Marvin Test Solutions GX7100e Series, GX7205 and GX7215 PXI Chassis
The GX7100e Series are 14-slot PXIe 3U/6U combination Smart chassis with a 4x4 Gen2 backplane, and support both external and embedded controller configurations. The combination of 3U and 6U slots  provides versatility and flexibility in a compact footprint. The GX7205 and GX7215 are high-power chassis that are part of the GX7200 Series and feature a 4x4 PXIe lane architecture with  21 slots, accommodating  up to 20 instruments plus a single-slot controller. 

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Alfamation PVA-01/PVA-04 PXIe-based Real-Time Video Stream Analyzer
Alfamation introduces PVA-01 and PVA-04 PXIe cards supporting respectively LVDS, OpenLDI & V-by-ONE HS™ video standards. Both instruments can manage up to 8 independent channels which can be split or joined, to interface with a single or up to 8 independent devices, each at 1080p equivalent resolution. The aggregated test bandwidth allows processing up to a 1080p at 240 Hz frame rate, with a 30 bit per pixel color depth or 4K Ultra-HD video at 60 Hz. The host interface uses a 4x Gen2 PXIe physical layer for fast video streaming to mass storage devices. The PVA-01 and PVA-04 PXIe boards leverage the performance of integrated FPGAs for flexible real-time evaluation of digital video signals at bitrates of exceeding 20 Gb/s. 

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New FlexRIO Modules with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale

PXI FlexRIO Coprocessor Modules feature high-performance FPGAs that add signal processing capability to PXI systems. These modules leverage the latest FPGAs from Xilinx, streaming technologies such as PCI Express, and NI Peer to Peer Streaming for high-bandwidth data communication with other modules over the backplane. When paired with another PXI device, such as a PXI Vector Signal Transceiver, PXI FlexRIO Coprocessor Modules provide the additional FPGA resources required to run complex algorithms in real-time.


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Keysight PXIe M9341A Digital I/O for Vector Network Analysis Systems
The M9341A digital I/O with the 24-bit digital I/O connector and triggering ports provides communication signals between the PXI vector Network analyzer (VNA) installed in the same PXI chassis and an external handler. This allows the PXI VNA such as the Keysight M937xA and M9485A to be used in an automated test environment. The M9341A digital I/O is compatible to the 24-bit digital I/O connector on the rear panel of the Keysight VNA such as the PNA and ENA Series.

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October 2017

PX44201 is a 3U PXI/CPCI system platform compliant with PXI Rev2.2, PICMG 2.0 specifications. PX44201 is equipped with a 3U 15-slot PXI backplane that has 1 system control slot and 14 PXI/CPCI peripheral slots. With the backplane integrated with PXIe clock bus and trigger bus, PX44201 is highly suitable for testing and measurement applications like clock synchronization and trigger. Besides, PX44201 can work as a traditional CPCI chassis by the replacement of backplane.

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September 2017

Thunderbolt™ 3 Remote Control of PXI Test Systems

The new PXIe-8301 remote control module is the industry’s first solution for laptop control of PXI systems using Thunderbolt 3 technology. With its contemporary connectivity and low cost, the PXIe-8301 makes high-performance control of PXI systems more accessible and affordable to engineers performing benchtop characterization and validation or developing portable automated test systems.


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Pickering Interfaces’ BRIC™ Ultra-High-Density PXI Matrix Modules (model 40-559)

Robust 1Amp/20W switching modules, with up to 4,096 crosspoints. Constructed using Pickering Electronics’ new 4mm x 4mm Reed Relay makes this range a new generation of 1Amp PXI matrices with two times the density of any competing large matrix module. Available in 2, 4, or 8-slot PXI sizes and designed for high performance matrix requirements. With their high level of switching density, they allow a complete Functional ATE system to be housed in a single 3U PXI chassis and allow the use of much lower cost 8 or 14-slot PXI chassis.

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SignalCore Broadband and High Performance 6 GHz RF Upconverter
SignalCore’s high performance triple stage heterodyne 100 kHz to 6 GHz upconverter is cost effective, compact and designed for seamless RF integration. Its output IF frequency can be tuned to center between 100 MHz and 500 MHz, and also selectable for 1250 MHz. Flexible IF bandwidths of 80 MHz, 160 MHz, and 320 MHz can be selected. The devices may be controlled via a computer, laptop, or embedded device using USB, SPI, or RS232 with a single rail +12V power supply. Driver and development software with GUI is provided to easily control the units without having to write control software. Also available in PXIe.


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Keysight M9383A PXIe Microwave Analog/Vector Signal Generator, 1 MHz to 44 GHz

Increase your Pre-5G signal generation confidence with the M9383A microwave signal generator that provides 1% EVM @ 28 GHz and up to 1 GHz modulation bandwidth. Generate standards compliant or custom waveforms for emerging wireless, 5G new radio, and aerospace & defense application using Keysight signal Studio or SystemVue software. The flexible configuration allows you to address today’s test needs and easily upgrade for greater frequency coverage or more channels in design validation or high volume production.

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LinkedHope® 3U 8-Slot PXI/PXIe/CPCI Portable Platform

PX4P202 is a 3U PXI/PXIe/CPCI portable platform compliant with PXI Rev2.2, PXIe Rev1.0, PCIMG 2.0 specifications. PX4P202 is equipped with a 3U PXI/PXIe hybrid backplane that has one system control slot, 1 PXIe clock slot (which can also work as a PXIe peripheral slot), 4 PXI/CPCI slots and 2 CPCI/PXI/PXIe hybrid slots. The backplane of PX4P202 applies PXIe/PXI/CPCI hybrid interconnection technology, realizing flexible data transmission between the controller and peripheral boards. 


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July 2017

NI Baseband PXI Vector Signal Transceiver

The PXIe‑5820 is the baseband model of the second-generation vector signal transceiver (VST) with 1 GHz of complex I/Q bandwidth. It combines a wideband I/Q digitizer, wideband I/Q arbitrary waveform generator, and high-performance user-programmable FPGA in a single 2-slot PXI Express module. You can use the VST for a variety of applications including baseband I/Q test of wireless and cellular chipsets; envelope tracking of digitally predistorted waveforms for power amplifiers; and the generation and analysis of new wireless standards such as 5G, 802.11ax, and LTE-Advanced Pro.


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VX Instruments High configurable PXIe Trigger Module PXIe1741

VX Instruments expands their PXIe family with the PXIe1741 Trigger Module. It allows the user an easy linkage of various external modules to the PXIe trigger bus. The PXT(e)1741 Trigger Module provides 12 independent configurable trigger lines, where each of them can be used as trigger source or trigger output and two additional trigger sources (PXI(e) Star trigger and software trigger). Each trigger output signal can be a combination of all available trigger sources except the trigger line itself. With the additional software trigger, each to the PXT(e)1741 Trigger Module linked device can be triggered at any time with a simple software command. All inputs / outputs are compatible with 5V TTL standard. 

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Keysight M9421A PXI VXT
Keysight M9421A PXIe vector transceiver (VXT) provides improved EVM performance needed to test 1024 QAM in 802.11ax design verification and manufacturing test.  The four-slot PXIe VXT has independent vector signal generator and analyzer and offers 60 MHz to 3.8 or 6 GHz with modulation bandwidth up to 160 Mhz. The M9421A can be used in SISO configuration or multiple units can be combined for 2x2, 4x4, or up to 8x8 MIMO test in the 5 GHz band. With FPGA accelerated measurements, the VXT also is ideal for high throughput wireless components, power amplifiers, and FR Front-end module manufacturing tests.

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June 2017


Keysight M9260A PXI Audio Analyzer

The M9260A PXI Audio Analyzer delivers fast test speed and high performance with a built-in 1M sample arbitrary waveform buffer and 1M sample input buffer. The M9260A also has super-linear/low noise amplifiers and digital to analog converters enabling ultra-low residual distortion and high amplitude accuracy making it ideal for audio related PXI test systems, like radio test.

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NI 28-Bit, 32-Channel, 2 MS/s, ±15 V Flexible Resolution PXI Analog Input Module

The PXIe-4309 samples up to 32 differential channels and multiplexes the analog input channels across eight simultaneously sampling ADCs. The module samples eight input channels up to 2 MS/s/ch (single channel per ADC), and 32 input channels up to 100 kS/s/ch (four channels per ADC). The module's flexible resolution ranges from 18 bits at 2 MS/s/ch to 28 bits at 2 S/s/ch.

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May 2017



GaGe 16-bit RazorMax Express Digitizer series

DynamicSignals is pleased to announce that the high-speed GaGe 16-bit RazorMax Express Digitizer series is now available in a new 3U PXIe Gen3 x8 single slot form factor! The 1st and only current available PXIe Gen3 based digitizer providing unprecedented speed and resolution for the latest PXIe Gen3 platform.


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NI PXIe-54x3 Arbitrary Waveform Generator Family

The new PXIe-5413, PXIe-5423, and PXIe-5433 arbitrary waveform generators deliver -92 dB of spurious-free dynamic range and 435 fs integrated system jitter while providing precise waveform adjustment when used with a dedicated standard waveform generation engine.



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OpenATE PA32S, 3U PXI Module, designed for  MEMS Sensor device Testing

PA32S provides high-performance analog, digital, counter / timer and I2C / SPI functionalities on a single board ; enhances SCAN/SRD modes to save execution time significantly during data log / capture. PA32S achieves a full-featured test solution for MEMS / Sensor devices like Microphone, Fingerprint, Light Sensor, G-Sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Pressure Sensor.

  • 32 33MHz-digital channels, PMUs per pin
  • -0.5V ~ +5V VIH VIL per channel ; VOH/VOL per two channels                                                
  • 16 Timing set / 2 Format set
  • 32M On-board Vector memory per channel
  • 32M Capture / Scan / Fail log Memory
  • 8 32bit / 10ns TMUs
  • 8 I2C / SPI Data Engines  

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Keysight M9336A PXIe I/Q Arbitrary Waveform Generator
The high performance M9336A PXI AWG provides creation for complex wideband waveforms with three 540 MHz bandwidth channels, 16-bit resolution, and 1.28 GS/s in a single slot module. Wide bandwidth signals with low error vector magnitude (EVM) can be generated and Ideal for applications such as wireless communications, radar, and satellite. Each channel includes control for skew, gain and offset. The M9336A enable highly flexible waveform definition and sequencing with up to 4 GB of waveform sample and waveform sequencing memory.

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Instrumental Systems 
The FMC121cP is a high performance FPGA carrier card complied with ANSI/VITA 57.1. Depending on design version it can fit CompactPCI or PXI or PXIe 3U systems. All the interface options are closely coupled to fast on-board memory resources. 


April 2017


AMETEK VTI Instruments’ EMX-70XX Series of Precision Programmable Resistor Ladders
AMETEK VTI Instruments continues to expand their core ATE PXI Express (PXIe) card lineup. The EMX-70XX series can be used to simulate sensors, potentiometers, thermocouples, pressure sensors, strain gauges, and more. It easily integrates into functional test applications in automotive, aerospace, and medical settings, and can even be used for fault insertion or as a low-power load simulator.


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FlashRunner FRPXIA3 integrates In-System Programming function in the PXI system
FlashRunner PXIA3 is the new PXI module for Gang In-System Programming. FlashRunner PXI is based on FlashRunner technology, the fast and reliable programming system for flash-based microcontrollers and serial memories. Engineers around the world switched to PXI in order to realize faster test execution times, improve software development productivity and increase scalability, reducing their overall system costs. 

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Pickering Interfaces Expands Range of High-Density 2 Amp PXI Multiplexers (40-614)The 40-614 range is available in 20 different configurations and was designed for signal routing in Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) and data acquisition systems. The range uses high-quality electromechanical signal relays allowing each channel to switch current up to 2 Amps and voltage up to 200VDC/140VAC. 

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Circuit Check 6000 Series Rotary Handler for PXI Based ATE
Rotary table based product handlers used in production help minimizes load and unload times for an operator, because the device-under-test (DUT) automatically moves to the next cell within the station as each DUT is loaded. The 6000 series handler, with integrated rack and cabinet, leverage Circuit Check's unique quick-change fixture drop-in technologies to allow for station modularity and scalability.  

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OpenATE has released a High Pin Count, programmable DUT power supply / SMU

with one slot 3U PXI based module. The SMU64 features 64 channel with the ability

to source voltage and measure current; it's optimized for open short testing or lab


  • 64 SMU per board, with -1~+4V 16bit resolution, 40mA per channel
  • FV/MI, FI/MV,FV/MV,FI/MI operation modes


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Keysight Digitizers
The M3100A and M3102A 1 slot PXIe digitizers are ideal for general purpose use in automated test systems. The digitizers offer advanced data acquisition systems (DAQ) with optional real-time control and synchronization, and graphical FPGA programming software tools for measurement customization.

Features include:

  • Advanced data acquisition system with flexible triggering and programmable cycles and data bursts
  • Up to 2 GB of onboard RAM (~1 GSa)

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March 2017


Pickering Interfaces PXI Millivolt Thermocouple Simulator Modules – 41-760

These modules are available in a choice of 32, 24, 16 or 8 channels—each channel providing a low-voltage output across two connector pins capable of providing ±20mV with 0.7µV resolution, ±50mV with 1.7µV resolution and ±100mV with 3.3µV resolution, covering most thermocouple types. These thermocouple simulators use two wire outputs with a remote output reference sense to ensure the modules deliver accurate low-level voltages, even if the system has common mode voltages present. In addition, each simulation channel is also able to provide an open circuit setting to simulate faulty wiring connections to a sensor. 

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Keysight PXI M3300A and M3302A PXIe Arbitrary Waveform Generator and Digitizer Combo Cards

PXI M3300A and M3302A PXIe Arbitrary Waveform Generator and Digitizer Combo cards with optional real-time sequencing and FPGA programming provide graphical design environments that make it easy to add synchronization and customization required for emerging technologies. Combining the AWG and digitizer on a common car with a shared FPGA minimized the latency between input to output. The AWG provides 500 MSa/s, 16 bit, 200 MHz bandwidth and includes function generation (sinusoidal, triangular, square, DC) and phase, frequency and amplitude modulation capability. The digitizers provide a choice of 100 MSa/s or 500 MSa/s,  with 14 bit, 100 MHz bandwidth and advanced data acquisition system, flexible triggering and programmable cycles and data bursts

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CCI 1000 test rack with integrated MAC Panel SCOUT XT mass interconnect

Built upon a 15U 24” width base, with insert rails for 19” rack mount equipment, the integrated rack is floor standing and incorporates a unique top-mounted chassis for PXI instrumentation, along with a MAC Panel SCOUT XT ITA receiver.  This allows for heavy ITA fixturing to rest on a solid one-half inch hard coated aluminum top plate.  The architecture eliminates many custom cables through the use of MAC Panel DAK adapters to improve signal integrity and system build repeatability.  Additionally, the widened chassis allows for power conditioning and auxiliary systems to reside in both sides of the base for ease of maintenance and ergonomics.

Datasheet and Overview

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Instrumental Systems

The FMC121cP is a high performance FPGA carrier card complied with ANSI/VITA 57.1. Depending on design version it can fit CompactPCI or PXI or PXIe 3U systems. All the interface options are closely coupled to fast on-board memory resources. The card architecture has been targeted for customer programmable implementations of complex FPGA algorithms for Digital Signal Processing (DSP) applications. Mezzanine extension can boost the FMC121cP capabilities for data acquisition and signal conditioning, digital and optical IO, CPU processing.


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February 2017

M924xA PXIe Modular Oscilloscopes

The Keysight M9241A, M9242A and M9243A oscilloscopes provide up to 1 GHz of analysis bandwidth including probing and analysis tools. This is a full-featured oscilloscope (not a digitizer with an oscilloscope soft front panel) and utilizes Keysight's InfiniiVision benchtop oscilloscope technology and hardware in a PXI format.

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Astronics Test Systems introduces new PXIe Arbitrary Waveform Generator


Recently Astronics announced a new PXIe-1802 Arbitrary Waveform Generator in a compact, robust PXI form factor for aerospace, defense, communications, and other high-reliability applications. The PXIe-1802 Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) offers both speed and performance for output frequencies of up to 125 MHz. With built-in waveforms, high signal quality, high density and modularity, and a host of other convenient features, this AWG delivers dual 14/16-bit waveform generator channels, bandwidths of 90-140 MHz, synchronization, and 250 μV measurement accuracy.



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Fibre Channel & Gigabit Ethernet Instrument
AIT's new PXIe-FCETH instrument is a PXI Express module that is capable of being used as either a Fibre Channel or Avionics Ethernet test instrument. The module can be reconfigured, by the user, to operate each of it's two network interfaces as either Fibre Channel or Ethernet. The module also utilizes Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) sockets to allow the flexibility to support both optical and copper physical network connections. Supported interface types include 10BASE-T, 100BASE-T, 1000BASE-T, and 1000BASE-SX Ethernet and 1.0625 Gbit/s to 4.25 Gbit/s Fibre Channel.



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NI PXIe-4480

The PXIe‑4480 is designed for high-bandwidth audio, acoustic, and vibration measurements. It provides six channels of dynamic signal acquisition, and you can use one of four gain settings to configure your input range. The PXIe‑4480 also includes software-configurable AC/DC coupling, charge measurement, voltage excitation, IEPE excitation, and TEDS support, making it ideal for measuring acoustic transducers, pressure sensors, and hydrophones.



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SignalCore High Performance 6 GHz RF Downconverter


SignalCore’s high performance triple stage heterodyne 100 kHz to 6 GHz downconverter is cost effective, compact and designed for seamless RF integration. Its output IF frequency can be tuned to center between 100 MHz and 500 MHz, and also selectable for 1250 MHz. Flexible IF bandwidths of 80 MHz, 160 MHz, and 320 MHz can be selected. The devices may be controlled via a computer, laptop, or embedded device using USB, SPI, or RS232 with a single rail +12V power supply. Driver and development software with GUI is provided to easily control the units without having to write control software. Also available in PXIe.




For more information, go to http://www.signalcore.com/products/rf_downconverters/sc5307a.html.




January 2017


Pickering Interfaces New High-Density PXI Matrix Range – 40-520

The 40-520 family of high-density PXI matrices is available in 22 different configurations with up to 256 crosspoints. The choice of six bus widths (x16, x12, x8, x6, x4 and x2) enables competitively priced solutions using Pickering Electronics instrumentation quality reed relays. These relays offer very long life with good low-level switching performance and excellent contact resistance stability.Typical applications include signal routing in ATE and data acquisition systems. The range comes with Built-in Relay Self-Test (BIRST) and is also supported by eBIRST Switching System Test Tools. These tools provide a quick and simple way of finding relay failures within the module.

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NI PXIe-8821
2.6 GHz Intel Core i3 Dual Core PXI Express Controller

The PXIe-8821 is a high-value embedded controller that features an Intel Core i3-4110E dual-core processor for use in PXI Express and CompactPCI Express systems. With its 2.6 GHz processor, 1600 MHz DDR3L memory, and four Gen2 x1 PCI Express links, this controller offers an ideal balance of performance and value. Integrating this controller into a PXI Express chassis provides a compact, high-value PC-based platform that delivers up to 2 GB/s of total system bandwidth and up to 500 MB/s of single-slot bandwidth.



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Avionics Network Simulator

AIT has released a fully integrated avionics network test & simulation system supporting simulation of avionics Ethernet and Fibre Channel networks. The Avionics Network Simulator can be configured for support of multiple combinations of Ethernet and Fibre Channel network interfaces and for both Copper and Optical network media. The system is delivered with timing and synchronization instruments integrated to provide system support for synchronization to external IRIG-B and IEEE 1588 master clocks.

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November 2016

Pickering Interfaces High-Density 2 AMP PXI Relay Module – 40-100

This modules is configured with 83 SPDT is designed for applications requiring medium power switching with very high density. It features a 2 Amp current capacity and voltages to 200VDC/140VAC. Connections for the 40-100 high-density Relay Module are made via a front panel mounted 500-pin SEARAY high-density connector. Pickering also offers standard cabling solutions converting from this high-density connector to more standard interfaces such as D connectors, IDC connectors as well as an unterminated option for ease of use. Typical uses are found in automotive, aerospace, military and power cell testing applications.

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NI PXIe-5164 Oscilloscope

The PXIe-5164 high-speed oscilloscope has two channels that sample at up to 1 GS/s with flexible settings for coupling and input impedance, an input voltage range of up to 100 V, and an offset of up to 250 V. PXI oscilloscopes also feature a number of triggering modes, deep onboard memory, and an instrument driver that includes data streaming and analysis functions. The PXIe-5164 is ideal for working with applications featuring fast signals that require up to 400 MHz of analog bandwidth and for resolving small signal details in the presence of large signals with 14 bits of vertical resolution.



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Circuit Check:  CCI 1050 Medical Device Test Station

  • Selectable product interface options
    • Topside, bi-level and multistage pin probe
    • Through-connector test
  • Interchangeable product drop-in adapters
    • Quickly reconfigure new probe patterns
  • Automated board handling to reduce operator touch points and improve repeatability
  • Single or multi-up support
  • Concurrent or single unit test
  • Smaller footprint with PCB, product and RF functional test capabilities 

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Ametek's VTI Instrument’s SentinelEX PXI Express Switching Series

Introducing AMETEK’s VTI Instrument’s SentinelEX PXI Express (PXIe) Switching Series, the latest addition to its SentinelEX PXIe Test and Measurement Suite. These new PXIe switch modules provide more than 30X better isolation than comparable modules, greatly improving overall performance and allowing test system engineers to maximize the performance of a system’s measurement instrumentation. The expanding portfolio of VTI Instruments PXIe switching, digital I/O and mainframe products deliver exceptional performance and flexibility for reliable test data, the first time, every time.


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NI and Astronics Introduce New Set of PXI Instruments for the Aerospace and Defense Industries

Led by Astronics’ PXIe-6943 Digital Test Instrument, the new suite offers TPS-compatible solutions that deliver familiar, fast development paths for both legacy and new military/ aerospace programs


NI (Nasdaq: NATI) and Astronics Test Systems, Inc. announced the Astronics PXIe-6943 Digital Test Instrument, Astronics PXIe-3352 Rubidium Clock Source and Astronics PXIe-1209 Pulse Pattern Generator. The three new test instruments accompany the previously released Astronics PXIe-2461 Frequency Time Interval Counter and are the latest products from NI and Astronics’ collaboration to provide PXI-based instruments with test program set-(TPS-) compatible software for existing VXI instruments.


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September 2016


AIT PXIe-1553

The PXIe-1553 module is the PXI Express member of AIT’s family of MIL-STD-1553 test and simulation instruments. This module is a 3U PXI Hybrid Slot and PXI Express slot compatible instrument designed to support testing, simulations, monitoring, and analysis of MIL-STD-1553 A/B databuses. The PXIe-1553 module is capable of simultaneously simulating a MIL-STD- 1553 Bus Controller (BC), up to 31 Remote Terminals (RT), and a Chronological Bus Monitor (BM) on each channel. Single, dual, and quad channel options are available. The PXIe-1553 provides full error injection and detection capabilities in support of AS4112/AS4111 testing.

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Keysight Gen 3 PXIe Chassis and System Components

Doubling the system bandwidth, compared with Gen 2, the new Gen 3 PXIe chassis and system components improve triggering and power sequencing for multi-chassis and multi-site applications such as MIMO and PA/FEM. It also provides a high bandwidth backplane and improved data streaming for capture/playback applications as modules become available to take advantage of this capability. 




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NI PXIe-6570 Digital Pattern Instrument

The PXIe‐6570 is a digital pattern instrument for semiconductor characterization and production test. The device is capable of executing test patterns at up to 100 MHz vector rate with 31 timing sets and numerous opcodes. The PXIe-6570 has four separate source, capture, and history memory resources for multi-site support. Each of the 32 single-ended channels has individual voltage control as well as DC voltage and current parametric measurements. The Digital Pattern Editor also adds powerful debugging features like History RAM tools, digital scope, real-time pin view, and system view, as well as a Shmoo tool for characterization and margining of devices under test.

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Marvin Test Solutions TS-960e PXIe Semiconductor Test System
Marvin Test Solutions builds on the integrated open-architecture of the TS-900 Semiconductor Test platform with the new TS-960e, offering PXI Express (PXIe) performance and expanded test capabilities for RF devices and SoC applications. The TS-960e accommodates PXIe and PXI modules, providing high-performance digital, mixed-signal, and RF test capabilities in a compact, single-chassis footprint.The TS-960e is available with Keysight Technologies’ comprehensive portfolio of PXIe RF instrumentation which can address a wide range of RF applications including WLAN, Bluetooth, Cellular, EW, and RF transceivers. Available instrumentation options include Keysight Technologies’ vector transceiver, vector signal analyzers and generators, and vector network analyzer PXIe modules; offering wafer and packaged RF test capabilities from 9 KHz to 27 GHz.

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VTI Instuments SentinelEX PXIe Test and Measurement Suite 
SentinelEX continues to lead the way in modular test solutions by delivering uncompromised measurement integrity to theheart of  every test system: signal switching. The new VTI Instruments PXIe Switching Series by AMETEK is built on 20 years of proven deployment in the most demanding aerospace, defense and automotive applications. The new series delivers exceptional performance and reliability by implementing extensive signal path shielding, isolation and built-in health monitoring. Its software-configurable switch subsystemsincrease flexibility and help control costs by allowing a  single module to be easily used for different testing requirements.


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VX Instruments PXIexpress Arbitrary Waveform Generator Family PXIe722x
VX Instruments expands their Flexible Configurable PXI Platform (FlexCPP) based device family with the PXIexpress interface (FlexCPeP). Starting with the PXAe722x Isolated Arbitrary Waveform Generator Family the new devices feature up to two simultaneously working channels with 100 MS/s, 16 Bit resolution and an output voltage up to +30 V or ±15 V. They are available as isolated or non-isolated versions. Predefined waveforms can be configured via software driver. Furthermore it is possible to load an user created waveform. Due to the memory sequencing function an output waveform change is possible on any trigger-event without delay. Further function modules for the FlexCPeP Family like Digitizer or SMU will follow up for PXIexpress.

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ADLINK PXES-2301, PXIe-3935 and PXI-3930 

-  The PXES-2301 is an all-hybrid, 6-slot compact PXIe chassis with system bandwidth up to eight GB/s;

-  The PXIe-3935 and PXI-3930 are embedded controllers with Intel® Celeron® 2000E 2.2GHz processors, delivering up to 50% increase in computing power and as much as eight times the bandwidth of available market offerings.

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VXinstruments PXM7820
24 Bit precision and 40MSps Digitizer up to 250V/2A united in one device

VX Instruments united a 24-Bit DMM with up to 1MSps, a RLC Meter, a 40 MSps Digitizer with a resolution of 16 Bit and a Trigger-card within the PXM(e)7820. The measurement of voltages up to 500Vpp and currents up to 2A (AC or DC) is possible. One special feature of the PXM7820 is a very high input impedance of >10MΩ || 20pF at all ranges. Therefore the influence on DC- and AC-signals is reduced to a minimum.In addition to the 4-wire technique with sense connections, the PXM7820 provides a 6-wire technique with guarding functionality, to realize the measurement of smallest currents directly at the Device Under Test, while using long cables, e.g. in test-systems. A trigger-input and –output is provided as well as electronic protection against overvoltage and overcurrent.

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July 2016


Keysight M9203A  PXIe 12-bit High-Speed Digitizer/ Wideband Digital Receiver

The M9203A is a dual-slot 3U PXIe 12-bit wideband digital receiver running at 3.2 GS/s, up to 2 GHz instantaneous analog bandwidth and providing a large 4 GB DDR3 acquisition memory. The M9203A features a Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA that can implement different functionalities depending on the selected firmware option.

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VX Instruments 250V, 40MSps Isolated High Voltage Digitizer Family PXD702x

VX Instruments expands their 250V Isolated High Voltage Digitizer Family with the 40MSps devices to offer an economic solution for production testing. The PXD702x devices are available as a 1- or 2-channel version. The signal inputs are fully isolated from ground and against each other. Advantages are very low input capacities and the VX Instruments low noise technology between isolated signal inputs and earth ground. Equally to the 100MSps PXD731x product line the new devices also have a resolution of 16 bit and an optional timer/counter and Digital Voltmeter engine. Furthermore all devices feature a very high CMRR of >90dB. 

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NI PXIe-4135 precision Low-Current SMU

The PXIe-4135 PXI Source Measure Unit (SMU) features 4-quadrant operation and sources up to 20 W of DC power with voltage and current boundaries at ±200 V and ±1 A. With the unique analog-to-digital converter technology of this module, you can perform high-precision measurements with a current resolution of 10 fA or high-speed acquisitions at speeds up to 1.8 MS/s. The PXIe-4135 is a hardware-timed instrument with a high-speed sequencing engine to synchronize acquisitions between multiple SMUs. The module supports direct DMA streaming between the host PC and SMU, so you can stream large waveforms and measurement data at the full update rate and sample rate of the instrument. 

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May 2016


M9169E PXI Switchable-Input Programmable Step Attenuator Module, DC to 50 GHz

In addition to connectorized standalone attenuators, Keysight Technologies, Inc. also offers PXI step attenuator modules that operate across a broad frequency range of DC to 50 GHz. The M9169E is a 3-port PXI programmable step attenuator module with a switchable path. This is ideal for switching in a calibrator signal (cal input) into the input of a signal analyzer to improve amplitude accuracy. The M9169E has a 0.03 dB insertion loss repeatability throughout the operating life of up to 5 million cycles per section. 

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NI PXIe-4081 DMM

The PXIe-4081 is a 7½-digit high-performance PXI Express digital multimeter (DMM) that provides the measurement capability found in two common test instruments: a high-resolution DMM and a digitizer. As a DMM, the PXIe-4081 delivers fast, accurate voltage measurements from ±10 nV to 1,000 V, current measurements from ±1 pA to 3 A, and resistance measurements from 10 µΩ to 5 GΩ. 

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PXIe XMC x8 Lane Adapter Overview

The PXI Express to XMC module adapter allows a standard 75 x 150mm PCIe XMC module to be used in a PXI Express slot. The XMC module must be VITA 42.3-compatible and may support up to eight PCI Express lanes. The adapter is completely transparent to PCI Express. All PCIe bus signals from the PXI Express host bus are connected directly to the XMC module. The PXIe XMC adapter can be utilized with all Innovative XMC cards including our newest generation models which provide 5 GHz analog I/O and use the Kintex XCKU060/XCKU085 Ultrascale FPGA.

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Interlatin PXI-I0901X

2 ports Software Selectable PXI-CAN interface.

The I0901X-2 ports, software selectable PXI Controller Area Network (CAN) Interface offers the best flexibility to develop CAN projects, it includes onboard transceivers to use Flexible Data, High Speed, Low Speed/Fault Tolerant and Single Wire operation modes, up to 1GB of onboard memory, 2 configurable independent channels with a transfer of up to 2Mbps in 1 slot 3U PXI module size. It enables users to create sophisticated CAN Applications through C#.NET, LabVIEW, TestStand and TestExec SL.

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March 2016


M9161D PXI Solid State Dual SP4T Switch Module, 50 MHz to 20 GHz

The Keysight Technologies’ M9161D provides fast switch speed with ultra-long cycle life reducing the total cost of test. With unmatched isolation of 100 dB at 9 GHz it minimizes cross talk in high density ATE systems. Aerospace and defense applications are easily addressed with its’ broadband capability from 50 MHz to 50 GHz. The M9161D has an unmatched ultra-long cycle life, fast switching speed and high isolation, all within a single slot enclosure.

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VX Instruments PXA723X 150MS/s Arbitrary Waveform Generator

VX Instruments expands the Measurement Business Division with the PXA723X 150MS/s Arbitrary Waveform Generator Family. The new devices features up to two simultaneously working channels with 150 MS/s, 16 Bit resolution and an output voltage up to +30 V or ±15 V. They are available as floating or non-floating versions. Predefined waveforms can be configured via software driver. Furthermore it is possible to load an user created waveform. Due to the memory sequencing function an output waveform change is possible on any trigger-event without delay.

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NI PXI-8840 Quad-Core PXI Controller

The PXI-8840 Quad-Core includes the Intel Core i7-5700EQ processor, which offers a 2.6 GHz base frequency (3.4 GHz single-core, Turbo Boost mode) quad-core processor. Quad-core processors contain four cores, or computing engines, in one physical package. Intel introduced Turbo Boost technology to provide performance benefits for all types of applications without the application being optimized for multicore processors. It can significantly reduce test times for processor-intensive applications.


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VPC Snap-In-Modular (SIM) VTAC

VPC introduces its Snap-In-Modular (SIM) VTAC right angle insert. Capable of speeds of 10+ Gbps, the VTAC right angle insert is ideal for a variety of applications that require a high speed PCB solution. The right angle inserts are available as a kit or as custom PCB adapters. To reduce lead-time and obsolescence, the PCB adapters can connect directly to a PXI instrument card using a variety of commercial off-the-shelf cables, such as: USB 3.0, VHDCI, Cat 6, Infiniband, and HDMI.

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February 2016


beltronic-IPC  18-Slot PXI-Portable
After launching our PXI-8S Portable in 2015 we are now announcing the production release of our new PXI-18S Portable built to be used in military and industrial areas which call for this kind of robust and reliable system complying with the MIL-810 STD.The unit is capable to operate on 110 to 230V AC or 18V DC to 36V DC. For aviation application a special power supply option is available for 115V AC 400Hz operation.The modular design concept of the IPC PXI-18S-Portable PC allows for the building of a great variety of customized versions. 

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Keysight Technologies Introduces Industry’s Highest Performance PXIe Multiport Vector Network Analyzer

Keysight introduced the industry's highest performance PXIe multiport vector network analyzer, the M9485A VNA, designed for high-volume wireless component manufacturing of front-end modules, switches and filters used in mobile phones and base stations. The true multiport architecture provides best-in-class measurement speed up to 30 percent faster than competing offerings, while maintaining high dynamic range. Frequency coverage of 1 MHz to 9 GHz is suitable for future component designs. Customers can configure exactly the port count they need, saving money and enabling fast re-configuration as test needs change.

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MAC Panel SCOUT mass interconnect for Pickering BRIC 8

SCOUT is a PXI connectivity solution specifically designed to deliver the full performance of a PXI test system that needs mass interconnect to an ITA or Fixture. MAC Panel recently announced a DAK (Direct Access Kit) adapter for the Pickering BRIC 8.   The YouTube assembly video for this new DAK shows how easily the 562734X1 DAK reduces cabling and wiring labor costs for users of the BRIC 8 in PXI test systems.  With the two high performance products combined, 8 switch cards can create up to a 464 x 6, 1 wire matrix, switching 150vdc; 2A and 60W.

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NI HDD-8261 In-Chassis High-Speed Data Storage Module

The HDD-8261 in-chassis PXI Express high-speed data storage module features an onboard PCI Express SATA controller and fits into a PXI Express chassis while occupying only three PXI slots. It offers 4TB hard-disk drive (HDD) and 2.9TB solid-state drive (SSD) options for increased ruggedness. 

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VX Instruments PXIe3004 USB3.0 Card
In addition to the Measurement Business Division, VX Instruments established the PC Peripheral Product Line for PXI and PXIe Systems. The PXIe3004 USB3.0 Card is a single slot PXI Express device, equipped with a quad port USB3.0 compliant host controller. The four USB3.0 host connectors can deliver up to 1.5 A VBUS (+5 V) each and do fully comply with USB2.0. Compared to PXI devices, the PXI Express interface now allows to satisfy data transfer rates of USB3.0. The PXIe3004 was launched as the first device of a new product generation, which will be followed in 2016 by devices for SATA, SSD mass storage, GBit Ethernet and miniPCIe connectivity. 

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