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Waveform Generators

Browse our wide selection of high performance arbitrary waveform generators for your critical reliability applications.

Built on 55+ years of test systems heritage, these arbitrary waveform generators deliver exceptional performance that will remain supportable and upgradeable for the decades ahead.


Product Info

Available in rack mount and benchtop versions, these state-of-the-art waveform generators are based on standard PCI, PXI, LXI, VXI, and USB technologies. With models from 50 Megasamples to 2.3 Gigasamples, our customizable waveform generators deliver easy-to-use, cost-effective solutions.

Beyond the technology, smooth your implementation with the help of our applications team. We're available to work in partnership with you to customize and implement the perfect waveform generator solution for your application. 

We offer several classes of waveform generators for any application.

Waveform Generators from AstronicsArbitrary Waveform Generators - WaveXciter Series from Tabor Electronics

High speed arbitrary waveform generators in one, two, and four-channel versions. Generate any waveform for the highest precision signal creation and regeneration.

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5061-62-64Arbitrary Waveform Generators - WonderWave Series from Tabor Electronics

One, two, and four-channel generators combine waveform generation with direct digital synthesizing for a versatile solution to your demanding test challenges.

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WS8102Arbitrary Waveform Generators - WaveStandard Series from Tabor Electronics

Single and dual channel arbitrary/function generators provide superior performance at a low price. Generate accurate, jitter-free waveforms reaching frequencies of up to 350MHz.

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PXIe Waveform Generators PXI Waveform Generators

A new class of PXI instruments for powerful, compact wave generation. 

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VXI Arbitrary Waveform Generators

3100M-3152B-3152BField-proven instruments ideal for VXI test stimulus generation from Astronics.

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Arbitrary Microwave Generators

SE5082 Signal Expert SeriesThe Signal Expert Series from Tabor uses multiple Nyquist zones to generate microwave signals directly with no up conversion required.

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WaveXciter Series

Astronics Test System proudly offers Tabor Elctronics' series of high speed arbitrary waveform generators, the Tabor WaveXciter Series. 

 


Product Info

Tabor’s all-new WaveXciter series offers unrivaled performance, even when compared to instruments designed to generate fewer types of signals or higher sampling rates. The WaveXciter can generate literally any waveform, at frequencies up to 1GHz with 8 digits of resolution and 1 point granularity, resulting in the highest precision signal creation and regeneration.

Aside from its natural ability to generate arbitrary waveforms, the WaveXciter can also be used as a full-featured standard, modulation or pulse generator to solve various applications. Its affordable footprint saves space and cost without compromising bandwidth and signal integrity.

1281C TaborWX1281C

  • LXI Class C, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Single
  • Memory: 16/32M
  • Analog bandwidth: 500 MHz 
  • Gigasamples: 1.25 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 1 digit
  • Output amplitude: 4 Vp-p
Datasheet

1282C TaborWX1282C

  • LXI Class C, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Dual
  • Memory: 16/32M
  • Analog bandwidth: 500 MHz 
  • Gigasamples: 1.25 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 1 digit
  • Output amplitude: 4 Vp-p
Datasheet

Model WX1284C TaborWX1284C

  • LXI Class C, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Quad
  • Memory: 16/32M
  • Analog bandwidth: 500 MHz 
  • Gigasamples: 1.25 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 1 digit
  • Output amplitude: 4 Vp-p
Datasheet

2181C TaborWX2181C

  • LXI Class C, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Single
  • Memory: 16/32M
  • Analog bandwidth: 1 GHz
  • •Gigasamples: 2.3 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 1 digit
  • Output amplitude: 4 Vp-p
Datasheet

1282C TaborWX2182C

  • LXI Class C, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Dual
  • Memory: 16/32M
  • Analog bandwidth: 1 GHz 
  • Gigasamples: 2.3 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 1 digit
  • Output amplitude: 4 Vp-p

Datasheet

WX2184

  • LXI Class C, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Quad
  • Memory: 16/32M
  • Analog bandwidth: 1 GHz 
  • Gigasamples: 2.3 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 1 digit
  • Output amplitude: 4 Vp-p

Datasheet

Wonder Wave Series

Astronics Test System proudly offers Tabor Elctronics' series of groundbreaking arbitrary waveform generators, the Tabor Wonder Wave Series. 

 


Product Info

The Wonder Wave Series line of arbitrary waveform generators breaks new ground by combining two technologies. While being a true, memory-based arbitrary waveform generator (AWG), with all of the memory management capabilities needed to create complex waveforms, it also implements a Direct Digital Synthesizer (DDS) enabling many standard modulation types and frequency agility capabilities.

Superior and versatile, the Wonder Wave Series exhibit performance and provide solutions to the most demanding test stimulus challenge.

1281C TaborWW5061/5062/5064

  • Channel(s): Single/dual/quad
  • LAN, USB, GPIB
  • Sine waves to 25MHz, Square to 15MHz
  • Memory: 512K/1M
  • Megasamples: 50 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 11 digits
Datasheet

1282C TaborWW1071/1072/1074

  • Channel(s): Single/dual/quad
  • LAN, USB, GPIB
  • Memory: 1/2/4M
  • Sine waves to 50MHz, Square to 30MHz
  • Megasamples: 100 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 11 digits
Datasheet

2571-2572 TaborWW2571A/2572A

  • Channel(s): Single/dual
  • LAN, USB, GPIB
  • Memory: 1/2/4M
  • Sine waves to 100MHz and Square to 62.5MHz
  • Megasamples: 250 Ms/s

Datasheet

2074 TaborWW2074

  • Channel(s): Quad
  • LAN, USB, GPIB
  • Sine waves to 80MHz and square to 50MHz  
  • Up to 4M memory
  • Megasamples: 200 Ms/s      

Datasheet

1281AWW1281A

  • LAN, USB, GPIB
  • Channel(s): Single
  • Memory: 8/16M  
  • Gigasamples: 1.2 Gs/s
  • Resolution: 12 Bit amplitude

Datasheet

Wave Standard Series

Astronics Test System proudly offers Tabor Elctronics' series of high speed arbitrary function generators, the Tabor Wave Standard Series. 

 


Product Info

The Wave Standard Series is a family of single and dual channel arbitrary/function generators, designed to provide superior performance at a low price. The series incorporates an easy-to-use, built-in waveform gallery and modulation schemes as well as a memory-based true arbitrary waveform generator architecture for accurate, jitter-free waveforms reaching frequencies of up to 350MHz. Packed into a compact and efficient rack mountable box, this all-in-one unit makes the Wave Standard Series the best in its category for size, price and performance.


WS8101WS8101/8102

  • Channel(s): Single/Dual
  • 100MHz sine and 62.5MHz square waves
  • Triangle, ramp, sinc, gaussian, exponential, noise, pulse generation with variable edge, and DC waveforms
  • High resolution 3.8" LCD, color display
  • Megasamples: 250 MS/s
  • Ethernet, USB, GPIB
Datasheet

WS8251WS8251

  • Channel(s): Single
  • 250MHz sine and 150MHz square waves
  • Triangle, ramp, sin(x)/x, Gaussian, exponential, noise, pulse and DC waveforms
  • High resolution 3.8" LCD, color display
  • Megasamples: 625 MS/s
  • Ethernet, USB, GPIB

Datasheet

WS8352WS8351/8352

  • Channel(s): Single/Dual
  • 350MHz sine and 250MHz square waves
  • 10 built-in waveforms: sine, square, pulse, triangle, ramp, sin(x)/x, gaussian, exponential, noise and DC
  • High resolution 3.8" LCD, color display
  • Gigasamples: 2 GS/s
  • LAN, USB and GPIB

Datasheet

 

VXI Waveform Generators

Astronics Test Systems offers VXI Arbitrary Waveform Generators with a long, reliable heritage for military use.

 


Product Info

Formerly offered under the brand name of Racal Instruments, these waveform generators deliver performance, versatility, and a compact size in a single-slot VXIbus format. 

Select your solution from the models below.


3100M-3152B-3152B

3100M

  • VXI, single slot
  • Channel(s): Single/dual
  • Memory: 512K/1M
  • Analog bandwidth: 100 MHz 
  • Megasamples: 250 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 4 digits
  • Output amplitude: 25 mV to 32 V p-p
Datasheet

3151B with no background

3151B

  • VXI, single slot
  • Channel(s): Single
  • Memory: 512K/1M
  • Analog bandwidth: 50 MHz 
  • Megasamples: 250 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 4 digits
  • Output amplitude: 20 mV to 32 V p-p
Datasheet
Manual

3100M-3152B-3152B

3152B

  • VXI, single slot
  • Channel(s): Single
  • Memory: 512K/1M
  • Analog bandwidth: 50 MHz 
  • Megasamples: 50 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 4 digits
  • Output amplitude: 25 mV to 32 V p-p
Datasheet
Manual

3156C with no background v23156C

  • VXI, single slot
  • Channel(s): Dual
  • Memory: 1M
  • Analog bandwidth: 100 MHz 
  • Megasamples: 250 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 11 digits
  • Output amplitude: 20 mV to 32 V p-p
Datasheet

3164 with no background3164

  • VXI, single slot
  • Channel(s): Dual/Quad
  • Memory: 1M
  • Analog bandwidth: 25 MHz 
  • Megasamples: 125 Ms/s
  • Resolution: 3.5 digits
  • Output amplitude: 6 mV to 32 V p-p
Datasheet
Manual

3172 with no background v33172

  • Waveform Generator and Pulse and Timing Generator in one
  • VXI, single slot
  • Memory: 1M
  • 200 MS/s, 22 Vpk-pk or 20 Vpk arbitrary waveforms
  • Dual 50 MHz, 22 Vpk-pk or 20 Vpk pulse generator
  • Trigger delays up to 10 s with 10 ps resolution
  • Register- or message-based VXIbus or LAN operation
  • Built-in waveforms: Triangle, Sine, Square, Ramp, Pulse, Arbitrary, and DC
Datasheet
User Manual

PXI Waveform Generators

Drive your test systems forward with PXI instruments from Astronics. Small size, power-packed, and cost-effective, these waveform generators provide the perfect upgrade for your test bench.


Product Info

Inject new life into VXI-based systems or design the test system of the future. It's all easy with PXI instruments that deliver advanced functionality to reduce your cost of test.

Some of these products were developed in collaboration with National Instruments and sold through their networks. See below for details.

PXIe-1209 Pulse Pattern Generator

PXIe-1209 pulse generatorGain high performance at high resolution with this 2-channel, 100 MHz generator for dual independent pulse generation.

The PXIe-1209 is a fully programmable dual pulse generator with pulse timing granularity as fine as 10 ps at repetition rates up to 100 MHz. Both channels are fully independent and offer full control over pulse delay, double pulse spacing (when double pulse mode is used), width and period. Front panel trigger inputs with software programmable thresholds as well as PXI backplane triggering are provided for each channel.

Key features include:

  • Dual independent analog pulse generators to 100 MHz
  • PXI replacement for analog pulse generators up to 100 MHz
  • Ultra-low trigger jitter
  • Timing resolution as fine as 10 picoseconds for delay, width, and double pulse spacing
  • Programmable slew rate on pulse output

This product is new and will be sold through the National Instruments sales channel. Check back for details.

Datasheet

PXIe-1802 Arbitrary Waveform Generator

PXIe-1802 Arbitrary Waveform Generator

This 2-channel AWG offers the best speed and performance available for output frequencies of up to 125 MHz.

With built-in waveforms, high signal quality, high density and modularity, and a host of other convenient features, this AWG delivers maximum functionality in a compact, efficient PXI form factor.

Key features include:

  • Dual 14/16-bit waveform generator configurable as separate or fully synchronized
    channels
  • Waveform bandwidths of 90-140 MHz
  • 8-64M waveform memory per channel
  • External clock input for synchronization up to 180 or 400 MHz
  • 250 μV Measurement Accuracy
  • Noise Floor and Relative
  • Accuracy as low as 0.006%

Datasheet

 

Signal Expert Series

The new Signal Expert series introduces a whole new category of high end signal sources, Arbitrary Microwave Generators, or AMG. With an analog bandwidth of more than 7 GHz, the new Signal Expert series can reach frequencies much higher than its sampling rate.


Product Info

Combining this vast analog bandwidth with multi Nyquist zone operation the Signal Expert Series is capable of solving applications well beyond baseband and into the microwave frequencies.

  • Single or Dual channel 5Gs/s, 12 bit waveform generators
  • Extra wide analog bandwidth up to 7GHz
  • Extremely fast rise and fall time of under 150ps
  • Multi-Nyquist zone operation, up to the 4th Nyquist zone
  • Inter-channel control from -3ns to +3ns with 10ps resolution
  • Independent or synchronized channels configurations
  • 16M waveform memory and up to 64M memory optional
    AM, FM, FSK, PSK, ASK, Amp. Hop, Freq. Hop, Sweep & Chirp
  • Powerful pulse composer for analog, digital and mixed signals
  • Advanced sequencer for step, loop, nest and jumps scenarios
  • Various output amplifier modules utilized to solve numerous applications in different domains
  • Smart trigger allows: trigger hold-off, detect <=> pulse width, as well as wait-for-waveform-end or abort waveform and restart
  • Built-in fast dynamic segments and sequences hop control
  • Two differential markers per channel with programmable positions, width and levels
  • User friendly GUI & Remote control through LAN, USB & GPIB
  • Store/recall capability on memory stick or 4GB internal memory
  • Multi instrument synchronization
Datasheet

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