Electronic Products & Technology

Test & Measurement

March 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

Integrated test system speeds characterization of passive components

EXFO CTP10 Component Test Platform and suite of modules provides accurate testing of a wide variety of passive components in R&D or manufacturing. Test system improves insertion loss (IL) and return loss (RL) measurement for a wide variety of passive…
March 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

Optical modules boost sensitivity, lower noise

TEKTRONIX 80C20 and 80C21 optical modules for DSA8300 sampling oscilloscope boost sensitivity and lower noise, helping OEMs increase production capacity and improve yields for 400G designs moving into production. Firm has also enhanced support for the latest 400G PAM4 TDECQ…
March 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

Thermal imaging cameras delivers vibrant imagery, boosts accuracy

FLIR E53 joins the Exx-Series of advanced thermal imaging cameras for electrical, mechanical and building applications. Rugged, water-resistant device provides a brilliant 4-inch touchscreen with a 160-degree viewing angle, to ensure a clear view of the thermal image from any…
March 15, 2018 by Stephen Law

Diverse adds GW Instek T&M instruments to lineup

Celebrating its 25th anniversary as a franchised electronic component distributor and production equipment and consumables supplier, Diverse Electronics, St-Laurent QC, has announced its partnership with GW Instek, a leading manufacturer of high-precision electronic test and measurement instruments.  GW Instek’s product…
March 13, 2018 by Stephen Law

Signaling test solution serves Bluetooth LE

ROHDE & SCHWARZ R&S CMW270 wireless connectivity tester enables over-the-air (OTA) tests on Bluetooth LE devices, same as for Bluetooth Classic devices, a function already implemented in the tester. Unit’s Bluetooth LE signaling functionality provides the basis for the complex…
March 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Device current waveform analyzers provide up to 1GSa/s sampling rate

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES The mainframes of CX3300 series Device Current Waveform Analyzers capture measured current waveforms by current or differential sensors with up to 200MHz bandwidth and at a sampling rate of up to 1GSa/s. The measurement waveforms are captured with 14-bit…
March 2, 2018 by Stephen Law

Circuit debugger dev tool speeds programming

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY MPLAB PICkit 4 In-Circuit Debugger in-circuit programming and debugging development tool is meant to replace the PICkit 3 programmer by offering five times faster programming, a wider voltage range (1.2-5V), improved USB connectivity and more debugging interface options. In addition to…
March 1, 2018 by By The Canadian Press, Barcelona Spain

Quebec-based Exfo expands into France with acquisition

Quebec-based EXFO, a specialist in fibre optic testing and mobile network monitoring, says it has purchased a majority stake in Astellia, a similar company based in France.  Exfo has acquired 97.44 per cent of the capital and at least 95.07…
February 28, 2018 by Stephen Law

500MHz wideband RF record, playback serves advanced GNSS applications

AVERNA RP-6500 wideband RF Record and Playback platform records and plays back up to 500MHz of RF spectrum, from 9 kHz to 6 GHz, making it suitable for multi-constellation GNSS applications. System can also capture other signals such as Wifi,…
February 27, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH trade show comes to Markham this week

EPTECH's table-top style of exhibit is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada
February 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Turnkey production line solution for IEEE 802.11ax device verification

ANRITSU 3 software packages model MT8870A Universal Wireless Test Set creates a turnkey solution for production-line testing of IEEE 802.11ax standard-compliant devices. Packages support WLAN 802.11ax Tx measurements and WLAN 802.11ax waveform files for evaluating IEEE 802.11ax devices and feature a…
February 12, 2018 by Stephen Law

WLAN signaling tester emulates IEEE 802.11ax standards

ROHDE & SCHWARZ R&S CMW270 wireless connectivity tester emulates all IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, including 802.11ax. In signaling mode, users can test the RF properties of WLAN stations under real-world conditions. Product has a newly extended bandwidth of 160MHz. Users also…