Part 1 of this FAQ looked at the basic role and function of the RF power amplifier (PA). This part looks at some of the factors to consider when looking at possible PA devices. It is not a detailed run-through of the many parameters which characterize PAs, including many which are unique to the PA […]
A new release of LabVIEW NXG, the next generation of LabVIEW engineering system design software, adds new functions and augments long-standing benefits, particularly for engineers developing, deploying and managing automated test and measurement systems. This release introduces the WebVI, a VI type for building web-based user interfaces (UIs) that can be deployed to any web […]
The PXIe-1095 chassis is the first PXI Chassis with 58 W of dedicated power and cooling per slot. This represents a 50% increase in power and cooling per slot compared to previously released NI PXI Express chassis. In addition to higher power, the new chassis also features a significant reduction in fan noise in its […]
NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced today a new PXI FlexRIO architecture that integrates mezzanine I/O modules with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGAs. The first wave of products based on this new architecture includes two high-resolution PXI FlexRIO Digitizers, three dedicated PXI FlexRIO […]
Engineers running hardware-in-the-loop simulations face difficulties associated with how to devise sensor signals that truly exercise advanced drive assistance systems. DAVID A. HALL, National Instruments Corp. More than 50 years ago, in 1959, the Cadillac Cyclone XP-74 concept car featured two modified aircraft radars designed to alert the driver about oncoming traffic. Today, an automotive […]
NI (National Instruments) announced today the PXIe-8301 remote control module, the industry’s first solution for laptop control of PXI systems using Thunderbolt™ 3. The PXIe-8301 offers PCI Express Gen 3 connectivity through two Thunderbolt 3 ports to maximize performance and delivers up to 2.3 GB/s of sustained data throughput. Engineers can use the second port […]
A series of 28-GHz radio heads have been developed by National Instruments Corp. for the mmWave Transceiver System. This combination creates the first commercially available full transceiver of its kind that can transmit and/or receive signals of up to 2 GHz of bandwidth in real time, covering spectrum from 27.5 GHz to 29.5 GHz. The […]
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Two new multislot Ethernet chassis called the cDAQ-9185 and cDAQ-9189 introduce new time-based synchronization built on the latest Ethernet standards for the CompactDAQ platform. TSN, the next evolution of the IEEE 802.1 Ethernet standard, delivers distributed time synchronization, low latency and convergence of time critical and general networking traffic. Developed by National Instruments Corp., the […]
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New ATE Core Configurations deliver core mechanical, power and safety infrastructure to help users accelerate the design and build of automated test systems in industries ranging from semiconductor and consumer electronics to aerospace and automotive. Developed by National Instruments Corp., ATE Core Configurations help simplify the design, procurement, assembly, and deployment of smarter test systems […]
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Chris Nunn, National Instruments Corp. High-speed serial is a growing technology aimed at reducing device footprint and boosting data communication rates. We have seen a drastic change in digital communication buses shifting from parallel to serial formats starting in the early 2000s. The transition from parallel buses to high-speed serial buses has led to many […]