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Keyence to release next-generation coordinate measuring machine

KEYENCE will release the XM Series handheld probe coordinate measuring machine on September 1st, 2015. Conventional coordinate measuring machines require difficult installation, a controlled environment, and dedicated programmers….

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Cutting AC Line Harmonics: A Three-Phase challenge

by GERALD HOVDESTAD, Behlman Electronics In years past, all loads connected to ac supply lines were either resistive, such as light bulbs and heaters, or simple inductive loads,…

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How to select an oscilloscope

by David Herres, Contributing Editor Here’s a quick review of what’s important to know about the wide assortment of scopes and scope features available today. Other than the…

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Trigger me this

by Bill Driver, Christian Gindorf, National Instruments Conventional triggering methods in oscilloscopes have trouble capturing rare or complex events. New approaches employ FPGA technology to discern complicated triggering…

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Vector network analyzers illuminate wireless product designs

by BEN MAXSON, Head Applications Engineer, Copper Mountain Technologies Here are a few basic things to know about how to use vector network analyzers that measure complex impedance…

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Instrument vendors amplify channel sounding setups

The fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless networks now on the drawing boards could eventually impact mobile phones and connections classified under the Internet of Things (IoT). But the technical…

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No nostalgia for old test instruments

by Leland Teschler, Executive Editor, @DW_LeeTeschler The media constantly reminds us that the capabilities we can get in our laptop computers and PCs have grown exponentially over the…

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Robot cuts its tether with help from modern oscilloscopes

An open-source robot called the iCub now has a battery pack that was tested and optimized using a Tektronix oscilloscope and power probes. The iCub is a humanoid…

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Logic analyzer software does compliance violation tests across DDR4, LPDDR4 speed changes

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2015 – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced a new software package for use with Keysight logic analyzers, the B4661A memory analysis…

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New signal generators hold the line on price, boost performance

Tektronix, Inc., a provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has expanded its AFG3000C Arbitrary/Function Generator Series with two 150 MHz models (one or two channels) that deliver…

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DAS optimized for crash tests and blast measurements

Seal Beach, CA – As the need for higher fidelity data proves especially critical for occupant safety studies, as well as evolving OEM and aftermarket acoustic, structural and…

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Data loggers work with +/- 20-g sensors

Seal Beach, CA – DTS has expanded capabilities for the TSR Data Logger line to include a new ±20 g sensor range. With built-in XYZ accelerometers that eliminate…

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Solving problems in more than four dimensions

Immanuel Kant wrote in Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (1783): “That everywhere space (which is not itself the boundary of another space) has three dimensions and that space…

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The Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum mechanics

The Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum mechanics was outlined in 1957 by Hugh Everett. Everett was a brilliant theoretician whose Many-Worlds theory failed to find support in his lifetime….

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Temperature forcing systems feature energy efficiency and low audio noise

August 2015…inTEST Thermal Solutions, Mansfield, MA (inTESTthermal.com)…An environmentally friendly series of Temptronic® ThermoStream® temperature forcing systems that use one-third less energy with very low audible noise has been…

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VIDEO: Using the Fluke 190-502 Scopemeter

The Fluke 190-502 Scopemeter is a battery-powered, handheld oscilloscope with lots of functionality in a small package.

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VIDEO: Triggering in the Tektronix MDO3104 Digital Storage Oscilloscope, Part Two

The Tektronix 3000 Series oscilloscopes have a vast set of menus that set triggering parameters, including Slope triggering and Hold-off. Part Two of a two-part series.

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VIDEO: Triggering in the Tektronix MDO3104 Digital Storage Oscilloscope, Part One

The Tektronix 3000 Series oscilloscopes have a vast set of menus that set triggering parameters. Part One of a two-part series.

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4- and 8-slot quad-core controllersare programmed in LabVIEW

NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced new hardware and software additions to help…

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Wireless test system simplifies production tests

NI (Nasdaq: NATI), the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, released the Wireless Test System (WTS), a solution…

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Dual-trace time domain reflectometer locates faults on paired metallic cables

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Megger, one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of test equipment and measuring instruments for electrical power applications, now offers…

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Basics of the National Electrical Code and the Locations it Covers

The National Electrical Code (NEC) on its own has no legal status. It is managed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for the benefit of jurisdictions that…

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Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed (Type MI) Cable — Where to use it, and where not to use it

Mineral-insulated, metal-sheathed (Type MI) cable is an ultra-reliable, extremely robust wire. It is suitable for the most demanding applications that include instrumentation and power in hazardous locations, outdoor…

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A range of indicators for force measurement: Type 1020-FMD

New force measuring instruments need to have more functions and features, be smaller and offer more value for the money. PENKO responds to this challenge with its new…

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Mass, charge, and spin

From a relativistic point of view, mass-energy is the total amount of energy of a body as expressed in Einstein’s E = mc2. Individual particles may have mass….

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