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A square wave trigger source is included for generation of complex waveforms with a single A. Values are easy to enter from the front panel using the modify knob as a “pencil” and an oscilloscope as a “pad”.
Multi-frequency measurements can be made with the A’s sweep capabilities. This signal is provided as an output for synchronizing the A to other devices.
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In gate, the A output consists of complete cycles, pulses or Arbs which start when the trigger is true, and stop after the trigger goes false. The Fin X Fin modes provide powerful phase locking capability. Amplitude and frequency can now be set gp affecting the vector values. Like burst mode, gate mode can be triggered internally or externally.
Linear, logarithmic, and manual sweep make measurements of filters, amplifiers, and other networks convenient and accurate. Waveform parameters are automatically stored in non-volatile memory while they are being created.
For remote programming, use a desktop hpp mainframe computer to calculate the values, then program them using the HP-IB. With complete control of each vector, the modify knob is used as a “pencil” to draw the waveform on an oscilloscope. X drive, marker, and trigger output signals are also provided.
In production test environments, the A’s Query commands can be used when an operator and computer are sharing control of the instrumentation.
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In gate and burst modes, the full frequency range applies for sine, square, triangle, pulse, and ramp waveforms. Arb waveforms are automatically stored in non-volatile memory for quick recall.
Bursts of 1 to cycles are possible for use in applications ranging from sonar testing to digital circuits.
Parameters can be read from the A into the computer where its computational capabilities can be utilized. Its feature set includes accurate sine, square, and triangle waves, with ramps and pulses available using variable symmetry. For increased versatility, the Arbitrary waveform mode allows a countless number of user defined waveforms.
A post-attenuator summing technique is used providing large ac signals with small 314a and vice versa.
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Continuous waveforms are provided with high accuracy and low distortion, with frequency accuracy on the upper ranges of 0.
Later, if a slightly different waveform is needed, just use the marker to select an individual vector, and modify its height and length without affecting the height and length of the other vectors. Since the A phase locks to the plus or minus edge of the trigger signal, it can lock to a variety of signals such as sines, squares, pulses, ramps, and others – with complete control of output function, symmetry, N, phase, amplitude and offset.
System efficiency can be improved with standard features such as Service Request SRQ interrupt capability and buffered transfer mode. For specialized low frequency applications, the A’s Arbitrary ARB waveform mode lets you create custom waveforms as a series of voltage ramps or vectors.
Then set the height of 1 to View Cart My Account. After unit vectors have been inserted, use modify to set the marker, VMKR, to 1. The A provides sine, square and triangle waveforms from 0. Since complete programmability is provided, all of these capabilities are available for ATE systems, as well as bench applications.
The A’s N Cycle burst mode generates an integer number of complete cycles at each trigger. Because all front panel controls are programmable, the A’s precision and versatility can be utilized in automatic test systems.