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Teledyne LeCroy

Teledyne LeCroy’s WaveSurfer 510 Oscilloscope Delivers Value-Packed Debug Punch

Teledyne LeCroy introduced the WaveSurfer 510 oscilloscope, providing 1 GHz bandwidth and 10 GS/s sample rate simultaneously on all 4 channels at a price of $12,900. The WaveSurfer 510 combines the MAUI® with OneTouch user interface with powerful waveform processing, in addition to advanced math, measurement, and debug tools, to quickly analyze and find the root cause of problems. The 12.1” touch-screen display of the WaveSurfer 510 is the largest in its class and makes viewing waveform abnormalities fast and easy.


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Spectrum

Spectrum Adds Increased Sensitivity Option to its Digitizer Products

Spectrum GmbH has announced an option (M4i.22xx-ir40m) for its highly successful, high-speed 22xx series of digitizer products that increases their sensitivity and therefore absolute resolution for low amplitude signals in the ±40 mV up to ±0.5 V range.  The current products are optimized to acquire, store and analyze signals in the ±200 mV up to ±2.5 V range.


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Siemens Closes Mentor Graphics Acquisition

With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation (EDA) software leader, Mentor Graphics Corporation (Mentor), Siemens sets out to underscore the significant customer value it envisions for both Electronic Systems and Integrated Circuit (IC) design tools. Mentor is now part of Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software business, making the combined organization the world’s leading supplier of industrial software used for product design, simulation, verification, testing and manufacturing.


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Pico Technologies

Pico Technology Increases the Bandwidth of its PicoScope 9300 Family of Sampling Oscilloscopes

Pico Technology has increased the bandwidth of its PicoScope 9300 family of Sampling Oscilloscopes with two new 25 GHz models.  The USB-controlled Sampling Oscilloscope, available only from Pico, stands as one of very few low-cost, high-integrity options for viewing and measuring RF and microwave signals, paths and networks. Sampling Oscilloscopes are the cost-effective solution to today’s proliferation of gigabit-per-second datastreams and their copper, wireless and optical fiber interconnect.


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ADI ADP107

Analog Devices’ Integrated, Isolated Power Controller Series Reduces Design Complexity and Improves System Reliability

Analog Devices, Inc. announced a series of three isolated pulse width modulation (PWM) controllers with integrated 5 kV isolation enabled by ADI’s award-winning iCoupler® technology. The ADP1071-1 and ADP1071-2 are isolated synchronous flyback controllers and the ADP1074 is an isolated synchronous active clamp forward controller.


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Passive Plus

Passive Plus, Inc., Offers Extended Value Ranges for Traditional HI-Q/Low ESR Capacitors

Passive Plus, Inc. (PPI) now offers extended-values for the Traditional NP0, Hi-Q 0505 (.055” x .055”) -- now available up to 1,000pF; and 1111 (.110” x .110”) -- now available up to 10,000pF (.01uF). The 0505 and 1111 have an increased Operational Temperature up to 200°C. These parts exhibit Low ESR/ESL, Low Noise, High Self-Resonance as well as ultra-stable performance over temperature. Usually used for wireless broadcasting equipment, mobile base stations, GPS, MRI, and radar applications and offered in magnetic and non-magnetic terminations.


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