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B&K Rolls Out Dual-Channel Arbitrary Waveform Generators
The B&K Precision model 4055 dual-channel arbitrary waveform generator.
B&K Precision this month launched a new line of dual-channel arbitrary waveform generators capable of generating waveforms up to 50 MHz.
The 4050 series includes four new models built around 14-bit, 125 MSa/s, 16k point arbitrary waveform generators. Users can tap the built-in waveform generators or use the included software to create custom 16 kpt waveforms, up to 10 of which can be loaded onto the units via USB. Other features include:
- 3.5-inch LCD screen;
- 48 preset arbitrary waveforms;
- Amplitude and frequency modulation;
- Double sideband amplitude modulation;
- Amplitude and frequency shift keying;
- Phase modulation;
- Pulse width modulation;
- Linear and logarithmic sweep function;
- Sync output;
- 10 MHz reference clock input;
- Trigger I/O terminal.
In addition, according to B&K, "The main output voltage can be varied from 0 to 10 Vpp into 50 ohms (up to 20 Vpp into open circuit) and the secondary output can be varied from 0 to 3 Vpp into 50 ohms (up to 6 Vpp into open circuit)."
The four models include the 4052, which offers a sine and square frequency range of 1 µHz to 5 MHz and sells for $499; the 4053, which offers a sine and square frequency range of 1 µHz to 10 MHz and sells for $599; the 4054, which offers a sine and square frequency range of 1 µHz to 25 MHz and sells for $850; and the 4055, which offers a sine frequency range of 1 µHz to 50 MHz and a square frequency range of 1 µHz to 25 MHz and sells for $1,050.
The 4050 series arbitrary waveform generators are available now, with a 10 percent discount through Nov. 30. Additional details can be found at bkprecision.com.
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