Test & Measurement

November 2015
Rigol enhances appeal of the DS1000Z-Plus by offering 'on-site' MSO upgradeability

Rigol offers an easy MSO-Upgrade for their entry-level Oscilloscope Series

Rigol Technologies EU is going to enhance the attractivity of their Low End Oscilloscope Series DS1000Z by introducing the “on-customer-site” MSO Upgradeability. With this new opportunity it is possible to start with the low-priced DS1000Z-plus model and upgrade the mixed signal functionality later
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11/30/2015
XP Power announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of EMCO High Voltage Corporation (“EMCO”), a designer and manufacturer of high voltage power modules, for a total cash consideration of US$ 12.0 million (£7.8 million). EMCO, based in Northern California and with manufacturing operations
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11/25/2015
Spain’s TSK standardizes on AVEVA Integrated Engineering & Design for multi-discipline integration

Integrated Engineering and Design provides pervasive integration across 1D, 2D and 3D views

AVEVA announced that TSK, Spain’s leading specialist in Renewable Energy projects, has selected the AVEVA Integrated Engineering & Design (IE&D) software solution. Initially requiring a 3D design tool, TSK were shown the full benefit of AVEVA’s complete IE&D approach. By integrating all engineering
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11/24/2015

Anritsu's ShockLine VNA solutions can lower test costs

ShockLine MS46500B

Anritsu introduced an E-band option for its ShockLine MS46500B series of 2- and 4-port performance Vector Network Analyzers (VNAs) that addresses the market need to lower cost-of-test for E-band components. With the option installed, the MS46500B series can reduce production costs and more efficiently verify
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11/24/2015
Intepro’s 3KW DC power source offers high-end features in low-profile unit

PSI 9000 2U programmable DC power source

Intepro Systems, a leader in power component and power system automated test equipment (ATE), introduced the PSI 9000 2U programmable DC power source, providing a 1-3KW supply with a feature set typically found in higher power 3U systems. The PSI 9000 2U power source features an interactive system with touch
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11/12/2015
As modern power converters move towards higher efficiency, it is essential to have better models for all of the loss mechanisms in your components. In the first part of this article, we talked about the need for a single continuous equation to match the empirically measured losses. In this second part, the effect
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11/01/2015
Flexible sensors: an expanding market

Guillaume Chansin, IDTechEx

Large investments have been made to enable flexible, thin sensors rather than rigid sensors. $75 million was recently awarded by the US Department of Defense to establish a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for flexible hybrid electronics in San Jose, California. Under the acronym FHE MII, this new
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Date:
11/01/2015