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Test and Measurement

Test and measurement is one of the more valued categories in electronics, but it’s said that it’s not the most glamorous. The simple matter of it all is, if you cannot assure yourself and potential customers that your latest electronic design actually works, then it’s not worth anything really. And if your design does fail to work, how do you find out exactly what is wrong with it?

Test and Measurement are critical for finding those issues within an electronic system design that prevent it from being fully functional.

Electronic components are also subject to a variety of tests that involve anything from physical inspection to product-level functional testing to verifying functionality in a network environment. However unglamorous as it is, Test & Measurement is an essential asset to the electronics design process.

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billd700

Test and Measurement

September 11, 2018 14:12

Tips and solutions for air velocity measurements in ducts using Testo 440

Within HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) air flow is one of the major points to consider, but what impacts the measurements and what needs to be considered for accurate measurements?

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billd700

Test and Measurement

June 10, 2019 07:57

Climate monitoring with Testo - practical, individual and safe.

Data loggers used to monitor sensitive goods in storage or transit need to comply with EN 12830, so choosing the correct logger is essential. Testo loggers provide the complete solution, continuously, reliably and with unobtrusive measurement.

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Test and Measurement

December 9, 2019 15:45

Understanding Process Calibrator Specifications

Selecting the most suitable calibrator often involves inspecting a specification sheet and a written description of the performance of the instrument, but what are the characteristics of a good specification?

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Test and Measurement

November 1, 2019 09:25

6 steps to the ideal filter

Standard filters are not always the simplest and best solution as the causes of EMC interference can be of various kinds. SCHURTER offers proven test circuit boards with which an almost ideal filter for the specific incident can be built.

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Test and Measurement

October 7, 2019 08:52

Debuging an autonomous robot power supply using a RS Pro programmable power supply unit

At the end of the 2018 French Robotic Cup, our autonomous robot suffered from a loss of around 40% of its maximum motion dynamic. In this article we will show how the RSPD 3303X-E will help us to clarify the situation.

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Performing Breakdown Voltage and Leakage Current Measurements on Today’s High Voltage Semiconductor Devices

Accurate electrical source and measure testing is essential for characterizing these high voltage devices so that the right design decisions can be made in a timely fashion. Increasing design margins and overdesigning will only drive costs up and br

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Test and Measurement

September 20, 2019 14:48

TekTips: SPI Decode with Flex Channel

Exploring a unique feature of the Tektronix 4 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope; it's Flex Channel technology, which enables users to convert an analog input into a digital input using a logic probe.

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Test and Measurement

September 20, 2019 14:48

TekTips: I2C Search

How to use the I2C search feature on the Tektronix 3 Series Mixed Domain Oscilloscope.

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Test and Measurement

September 12, 2019 08:23

EEZ Bench Box 3

The EEZ Bench Box 3 (BB3) provides open-source software and hardware framework for making a new category of modular T&M equipment positioned between entry-level/hobbyist/DIY and professional solutions combining their best features.

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Test and Measurement

September 10, 2019 15:35

How can an oscilloscope measure current ?

Most oscilloscopes only directly measure voltage, not current, however there are a couple of ways it is possible to measure current using a scope, we will take a look at both of those in this article.

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Test and Measurement

September 5, 2019 07:15

Help is at hand with testing of Vehicle Charging Stations

The shift to green energy is constantly in the news & particularly around electric vehicles, with predictions that by 2020 there will be around 220,000 charging stations in Western & Northern Europe, all of which will need testing.

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Test and Measurement

August 7, 2019 08:22

TekTips: Spectrum View

Using the Spectrum View feature on the Tektronix 4 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope. This enables you to view signals in the RF domain without having to rely on an FFT.

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August 7, 2019 08:21

TekTips: Runt Trigger

How to use the Fast Acquisition feature on the Tektronix 3 Series Mixed Domain Oscilloscope and isolate problem signals using the Runt Trigger.

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Test and Measurement

August 7, 2019 08:13

Test and Debug Zone at What's New in Electronics Live

The Test & Debug zone makes its debut at WNIE Live this September 18-19 at the NAEC Stoneleigh. Products and services to support your design throughout its life-cycle can be found in the WNIE Live Test & Debug zone.

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