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DTG5000 Series

Tektronix DTG5000 Series combines the power of a data generator with the capabilities of a pulse generator in a versatile, benchtop form factor, shortening the duration of complex test procedures and simplifying the generation of low-jitter, high-accuracy clock signals or serial data across multiple channels.


Tektronix AFG5000 Signal Generators


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Tektronix DG2000 Series Signal Generators






The Tektronix AFG1000 Series of Arbitrary Function Generators is helpful for these types of applications: functional tests, electric and electronics experiments, sensor simulation, and communications experiments. This series is comprised of two models: the AFG1022 and AFG1062. Both models are compatible with TekSmartLab for simple teaching and learning, have a standard USB host/device for memory expansion and remote control, and also have a 64-Mbyte interior non-volatile memory for arbitrary waveform storage. These arbitrary function generators also come with a free ArbExpress software, which ensures that custom waveform editing is simple with an external USB memory stick.

The Tektronix AFG1000 Series has four types of run modes. The 50 most used standard and arbitrary waveforms are built-in for easy availability. The arbitrary waveforms memory can hold up to 1 M points and permits users to duplicate real world signals captured with a Tektronix oscilloscope. There is also a built-in 200 MHz and 6-digit resolution frequency counter for a simple and accurate method of measuring pulse widths, periods, duty cycles, and frequencies. The AFG1022 and AFG1062 each have two channels. The AFG1022 has a range from 1 μHz to 25 MHz, whereas the AFG1062 has a range covering 1 μHz to 60 MHz.


The Tektronix AFG2000 Series of Arbitrary Function Generators has built-in waveforms to give access to regularly used signals, a 3.5 inch color screen that shows graphical and numeric waveform data at the same time, menu and online help available in eight different languages, 2U height and half-rack width that fits benchtop and rack-mounted applications, and built-in modulation, burst, sweep, and noise generator modes for more flexibility. A wide variety of signals can be generated, anything from complicated serial data streams to basic audio frequencies or clock signals to the output of an airbag sensor during a car crash. This series has 12 standard waveforms.

The AFG2000 Series of Arbitrary Function Generators utilizes ArbExpress software, which allows the user to swiftly generate waveforms that can be coped to the arbitrary function generator to meet custom stimulus stipulations. ArbExpress supports direct linking to Tektronix oscilloscopes and AFGs with a USB, LAN, or GPIB. The software permits the user to import real-world signals captured with an oscilloscope onto a computer, then edit and download them onto an AFG to replicate the waveform. This feature is helpful for medical, industrial, and automotive applications where reconstructing sensor output is detrimental to assessing the integrity of the design. 


The Tektronix AFG3000C Series of Arbitrary Function Generators has many valuable characteristics: a 5.6 inch display for complete competency in settings and waveform shape, multi-language and intuitive operation to decrease setup time, pulse waveform with variable edge times, dual-channel modes to save money and bench space, a USB connector on the front panel for waveform storage on a memory device, and LabVIEW and LabWindows/IVI-C drivers. The color TFT LCD display screen allows the user to view every pertinent waveform parameter and graphical wave shape instantly. This feature provides complete assurance in the signal settings and permits the user to concentrate on their task.

The Tektronix AFG3000C Series has 12 standard waveforms available. Arbitrary waveforms can be created as long as 128 K at high sampling rates. For pulse waveforms, leading and trailing edge time can be chosen individually. Exterior signals can be linked and added to the output signal. Dual-channel models can create two matching or entirely different signals. The AFG3011C has a frequency range from 1 mHz to 5 MHz. The AFG3021C and AFG3022C have a frequency range covering 1 mHz to 25 MHz and the AFG3051C and AFG3052C have the widest frequency range of 1 mHz to 40 MHz. 


The Tektronix AWG2000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators can be utilized in a variety of applications: LCD, CCD, video, network, physical layer test, semiconductor/logic, filter design, navigation, radar, converter testing, computer peripherals, electronic warfare simulation, motor control, education, sonar testing, analog and digital modulation, transducer simulation, fading simulation, wireless communication, and data storage. The AWG2000 Series has standard features such as: formula entry of waveforms, a built-in 1.4 MB, 3.5 inch floppy disk, direct DSO waveform transfers, and is completely programmable from the front panel, GPIB, and RS-232. An FFT frequency domain editor is also available with Option 9.

The AWG2000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators has a graphical user interface to provide on-screen viewing of waveform editing, which makes “what if” situations easier by enabling the simple generation of composite signals.  The Tektronix AWG2000 Arbitrary Waveform Generators can simulate signals where moderate point definition and long records are necessary for simulating complicated waveform circumstances with ease. A direct waveform transfer function guarantees that the AWG2000 Arbitrary Waveform Generators are the ideal pair with chosen Tektronix oscilloscopes. The AWG2041 is the fastest Arbitrary Generator with a 1 GS/s sample rate and has the largest memory with 1 MB available (or 4 MB with Option 1).


The AWG4000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators by Tektronix can be used in a wide range of applications: duplication of real world signals, baseband and intermediate frequency modulation for wireless communications and defense electronics, clock and system synchronization, general purpose signal generation, component and circuit characterization and confirmation, mixed-signal circuit design and testing, research, and embedded circuit design and testing. The Tektronix AWG4000 Series has the following standard features: two analog channels, direct communication with RFXpress for simple waveform creation in RF applications, a removable hard disk that ensures confidential information remains secure, and a compact build, ideal for bench top work and easily portable.

The AWG4000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators has two modes: full function AFG or basic mode and AWG or advanced mode. Basic mode has a user interface reminiscent of standard AFG for generating function and arbitrary waveforms with very few button clicks and an easy to understand menu hierarchy. Users can switch between frequencies by clicking buttons or rotating a knob, without worrying about the waveform length or sampling rate. On the other hand, in Advanced mode, the user can define complicated waveforms with as many as 16,384 entries of analog waveforms and digital patterns in an arrangement, in either jumps, restrictive branches, or loops.


The AWG5000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators by Tektronix is ideal for a variety of applications: ADC/DAC testing, mixed-signal design and testing, high-resolution wireless communications and defense electronics, real-world, deal, or distorted signal generation (with all the irregularities, glitches, and errors), education and research, and system synchronization and timing control for large-scale test systems. Standard features on these arbitrary waveform generators include: 28 digital output channels, a large memory, an easy-to-use interface, the capability to effectively use it at the bench-top, and a dynamic jump capability. These Arbitrary Waveform Generators also have an integrated PC that supports network integration and gives a built-in DVD, LAN, removable hard drive, and USB ports.

The Tektronix AWG5012 and AWG5002 Arbitrary Waveform Generators have 28 optional digital output channels, which have high-resolution edge placement, ensuring that they are the ideal solution for digital signal generation applications. The AWG5000 Series delivers good SFDR over modulation bandwidths as high as 180 MHz, which meets the requirements of IQ and IF signal generators. Another beneficial feature of this series is that real-time sequencing generates endless waveform loops, jumps, and conditional branches for longer pattern-length generation ideal for duplicating real-world actions of serial transmitters. 


The Tektronix AWG7000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators has a large 10.4 inch high resolution XGA color display, an 80 GB hard disk drive, a touch screen user interface, vertical resolution up to 10 bit, waveform sequencing and sub-sequencing, and a simple user interface. The AWG7000 Series can be used in a wide range of applications: high-speed serial communications, mixed signal design and testing, wideband RF/MW for communications and defense electronics, high-speed, low-jitter data/pulse and clock source, and real-world, perfect, or inaccurate signals. The Tektronix AWG7000 Series provides sample rates as fast as 20 GS/s, the generation of up to six signals (two analog and four marker), and a clock timing resolution of 100 ps.

The AWG7000 Series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators has many beneficial capabilities, such as: signal generation with user-controlled fall and rise times, noise or jitter, multilevel, pre-emphasis, and mixed signals, fast-changing signals, and wideband RF. The Tektronix AWG7000 Series permits the user to test their designs by creating any type of mixed or multilevel signal. This series allows users to create pre/de-emphasized signals for future generations of serial data requirements. Users can create 3-level signals as is necessary for SATA Out-of-Band (OOB) testing.  Along with these features, the AWG7000 Series can also create a precise duplication of the readandwrite signals, permits users to design, develop, and assess the newest storage devices. Furthermore, this series of Arbitrary Waveform Generators allows the direct generation of RF signals and their output by utilizing the D/A converter for signals as high as a carrier frequency of 5 GHz and a bandwidth of 5.8 GHz.


The Tektronix PSPL10000 Series of Programmable Pulse Generators can be used in a variety of applications, including: laser driver, UWB signal source, semiconductor characterization, and university education and research.  This series delivers optimal signal integrity and can be effortlessly controlled through the front panel or by a computer. The high voltage outputs on these Programmable Pulse Generators have quick edge rates, smooth transitions, and only a small amount of overshoot and ringing. The outputs are created for a 50 Ω impedance, but can securely drive any load from a short circuit to an open.

Several of the best features of the Tektronix PSPL10000 Series are the keypad interface, gated output function, internal, external, manual, or GPIB trigger modes, and a programmable IEEE-488. These Programmable Pulse Generators each have dimensions of 19.0 x 15.2 x 5.5 inches and weigh 21 pounds. The connector types for these models include: BNC trig in, SMA output, trig out, gate in, and GPIB on the back panel. Each model has varying connector types. Rise times for the series range from 45 ps (PSPL10050A) to 300 ps (PSPL10300B). Fall times range from 110 ps (PSPL10050A) to 300 ps (PSPL10300B). The Programmable Pulse Generators in the Tektronix PSPL10000 Series have a few differences. The PSPL10050A comes equipped with a remote pulse head for linking to the device under test, whereas the PSPL10060A has an SMA output port instead. The PSPL100050A The PSPL10300B is a high-voltage model, which has an external link for user-supplied baseline offset from -50 V to 50 V (as high as 500 mA). 


AFG3000 Arbitrary/Function Generator Series

Unmatched Performance, Versatility and Ease-of-Use. Today's designs are often complex, demanding a variety of stimulus signals during test. With 12 standard waveforms, arbitrary waveform capability, and signal impairment options, the AFG3000 Series supports a wide range of application needs with one instrument. Best-in-class performance ensures signals are accurately reproduced. A large display and 25 shortcut keys make the AFG3000 Series both easy to learn and easy to use.