Spectrum is pleased to announce that it is boosting its sales and support services in the U.S. with the opening of Spectrum Instrumentation Corp. Spectrum, headquartered in Grosshansdorf, Germany, is a pioneer in design and manufacturing of PC based test and measurement instrumentation that is used for electronic signal capture, generation and analysis. The company specializes in high-speed digitizer and generator technology and has available over 400 modular products in the popular industry standards; PCIe, LXI and PXI.
SemiGen Inc. (www.semigen.net), an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, provides high-quality, automated PCB assembly for high-mix, low- to medium-volume printed circuit boards.
The Eurofighter IPA 8 (Instrumented Production Aircraft 8) test aircraft has achieved an important production milestone at Cassidian in Manching: with the mounting of the right wing, the connection between the cockpit, vertical tail unit and wings with the fuselage has been completed.
EDI CON 2013 (March 12-14, Beijing, China) has announced a special workshop focusing on connectivity challenges and innovations for high-frequency systems and instrumentation equipment to be held on March 14th at the Beijing International Convention Center.
National Instruments introduced the world’s first RF vector signal transceiver (VST), the NI PXIe-5644R, and with it, a new class of software-designed instrumentation. This software-centric architecture represents a new era in which engineers and scientists can use LabVIEW to tailor open, field-programmable gate array (FPGA)-based hardware for their specific needs.
Holzworth Instrumentation announces full production release of the HA7000 Series phase noise analyzers which cover a DUT range of 5MHz to 6.7GHz. The HA7000 Series currently consists of fundamental designs that respond to the highest demands from the marketplace: truly low noise floors, fast measurement speeds, reliability, ease of use, and price.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new digital-to-analog converter (DAC) from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI). The AD5780 is a true 18-bit, unbuffered voltage output DAC that operates from a bipolar supply of up to 33 V, offers a relative accuracy specification of ±1 LSB maximum range, and guarantees monotonic operation with a ±1 LSB DNL maximum range specification.
Teseq Holding AG, a developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, has acquired UK-based MILMEGA Ltd., a specialist in the design and manufacture of solid-state, high-power microwave and RF amplifiers.