RIGOL Technologies announced its next-generation technological release of StationMax Digital Oscilloscopes, the DS70000 Series, powered by the latest UltraVision III platform. The latest DS70000 Series is available in either 3 or 5 GHz bandwidths and combines the UltraVision III oscilloscope technology and UltraReal spectrum analysis technology into RIGOL’s most powerful test and measurement instrument ever.
The UltraVision III platform combines updated oscilloscope and spectrum analysis technology with its custom front-end Phoenix ASIC chipset to expand RIGOL solutions into the latest applications. In addition to 3 or 5 GHz bandwidths, StationMax provides four channels, 20 GSamples/sec sample rate (10 GSa/sec on all channels), 1 million waveforms/sec capture rate, 2 Gpts maximum storage depth, and high resolution measurements up to 16 bits.
StationMax leverages technology to provide real-time oscilloscope and spectrum analyzer functionality. The DS70000 series delivers performance, speed, and analysis capabilities, as well as a completely different interface designed for the 15.6" multi-touch display. Powerful analysis capabilities include real-time spectrum analysis, multi-domain analysis, eye diagram, and jitter analysis, high speed bus compliance, and serial bus decoding.
"We are extremely proud to introduce such a dynamic technology set to engineers and excited for all of the new applications it fulfills,” stated Chris Armstrong, director of Product Marketing for RIGOL USA. “StationMax allows us to provide outstanding solutions for high speed analog and digital design verification. With our new probe solutions up to 7 GHz, engineers can now capture and analyze their most sensitive signals with an instrument that provides RIGOL’s well known combination of capability and value. Design and failure analysis engineers working in research, semiconductor, RF, and IoT markets can now utilize RIGOL solutions at the chip, device, and system level for their debugging and testing applications."
StationMax is designed for ease of use and convenience. The 15.6" display features an electronically controlled tilt function to optimize viewing and usability. This intuitive touch multi-panel display simplifies analysis by isolating important measurements in separate windows including real-time spectrum view, multiple FFT, and math functions, jitter, and real-time eye. For engineers who prefer tactile control, the instrument has separate scale and position knobs for each channel and the horizontal. Channel controls are backlit and color-coded with RIGOL probes.
Complementing this powerful instrument is a family of high speed precision probe solutions. These active differential probes are available in 3.5 and 7 GHz models delivering excellent 3 and 5 GHz measurements to the probe tip. These probes also have automatic spacing controls with three user-defined settings at the touch of a button, a work light for easier connections, and automatic color-coded LEDs to match the signal on the display.
StationMax oscilloscopes allow engineers to communicate, control, and access their test data with ease, addressing a key challenge facing engineers performing advanced testing and analysis. DS70000 oscilloscopes include USB 3.0 host and device communication for storage and computer control, gigabit LAN for high speed data transfer, advanced web control, HDMI for external display, and onboard FTP data sharing. All of this makes it possible to move gigabits of data at high speed with less instrument downtime for offline analysis and data archival.
"The technology advances incorporated into our new UltraVision III platform empowers engineers to problem solve with RIGOL instrumentation even on their newest designs." continued Chris Armstrong. "Our performance specifications, analysis capabilities, enhanced usability in both display and probes, as well as our improved data access compares favorably with the current market leaders. We are excited to deliver this high performance system and we encourage engineers in these applications to consider the performance, reliability, and value that RIGOL can bring to bear on your high speed design challenges."