Vaunix announced the release of the BLX-403 Lab Brick TM portable and programmable signal generator for RF and microwave test and measurement applications up to 40 GHz. This broadband signal generator offers a frequency of operation from 0.5 to 40 GHz. It is ideal for test and measurement teams who need a flexible signal generator for their varied L-, S-, C-, X-, Ku-, K- and Ka-Band applications.  

Model BLX-403 features excellent phase noise characteristics, is easily programmed via your choice of USB or Ethernet connection to a PC.  It offers 100 Hz frequency resolution and typically operates with a voltage standing wave ratio at 2.0:1. Designed to be handheld, set on a benchtop or fixed inside a small rack, the housing is durable cast aluminium and measures 6.5 X 3.64 X 1.0 in.(165.1 X 92.5 X 25.4 mm) and has a total weight of just 1.7 lbs. (0.77 kg).   

Units are RoHS compliant and can be used with any PC or laptop computer and are provided with easy-to-use Lab Brick GUI software, 32- and 64-bit API DLL files, LabVIEW and Linux compatible drivers. 

The BLX-403 portable and programmable RF and microwave signal generator can be purchased directly from stock.