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The latest Test and Measurement news releases from Tektronix

  • Tektronix sponsors University of Bath electric car racing team

    A project at the University of Bath that started as an effort to develop an electric go-kart has turned into a full-blown program to design and build an electric high-performance vehicle for the...

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  • Keeping your Tektronix & Keithley equipment up to date

    Nearly all modern benchtop test and measurement equipment includes firmware or software that controls the operation, features and user interface.  This firmware will typically be updated a few...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • Helping medical device manufacturers stay in compliance with ISO quality standards and FDA regulations

    A recent meeting with a large medical device customer led to an enlightening discussion on the differences between International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and US Food and Drug...

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  • Spectrum Trace Processing in an RSA

    A real-time spectrum analyzer (RSA) offers a lot of different measurement capabilities, including modulation and time domain analysis, pulse analysis and live real-time spectrum analysis.  First...

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  • Tektronix Video Application Engineer Makes Writing Debut in NAB Engineering Handbook

    Tektronix Video Application Engineer Makes Writing Debut in NAB Engineering Handbook

    The NAB Engineering Handbook is billed as “the definitive resource guide for broadcast engineers.” While some book publishers might be guilty of a little hyperbole, that’s clearly not the case...

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  • QC for file-based workflows in the hybrid cloud

    In the 30 plus years from the mid-1980s to now, tapeless or file-based workflows have moved from being an expensive high-end niche application to being the default solution for professional video...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • Calculating RF Power from IQ Samples

    Calculating RF Power from IQ Samples

    Vector signal analyzers like Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum analyzers operate by converting the incoming RF signal into quadrature baseband (IQ) samples vs. time.  All of the measurements and...

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  • Ben Krasnow logs Tesla CAN bus data using a Tek MDO4104C Oscilloscope

    Here’s one that hits all the right buttons for most electronics engineers: electric cars and oscilloscopes.In the latest episode of his popular Applied Science YouTube channel, Ben Krasnow taps...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • Happy Birthday, Heinrich Hertz!

    Happy Birthday, Heinrich Hertz!

    “Day by day I grow more aware of how useless I remain in this world,” said a young Heinrich Hertz whose birthday we celebrate today. Well, Hertz proved he wasn’t useless by bringing us the unit of...

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  • Protecting against instrument overload

    Protecting against instrument overload

    Overloading is a serious problem for mechanical and electrical systems alike. Highway systems here in Ohio and across the US all have checkpoints so officials can weigh heavy trucks to make sure...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • RF Capture and Playback

    Today’s Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers include features and capabilities that go far beyond the basic measurement capabilities of conventional spectrum analyzers. Among these capabilities is the...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • New protocol-aware BSX Series BERTScope debuts

    The continued demand for more bandwidth, driven in large measure by online video and mobile computing, is having a profound effect on datacenters and by extension test and measurement. The only...

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  • Precompensation Can Flatten Your Response

    The AWG70000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator features sample rates up to 50GS/s and signal bandwidths of 10-15GHz or more.read more

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  • Making the Move to Video over IP: Collision or evolution?

    One of the more interesting aspects of the video industry’s transition to using IP-based networks is the “collision of the two worlds of video engineering and networking engineering,” as Tektronix...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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