comment on this article

Updated module triples TESEQ digital receiver emc testing range

Updated module triples TESEQ digital receiver emc testing range to 18GHz

TESEQ, a developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for emc emission and immunity testing, has announced a high performance digital emc/emi receiver module that extends the frequency range of the PMM 9010 receiver system from 6 to 18GHz.

Suitable for use in commercial test labs and by in house manufacturers' test facilities, the upgraded PMM system can now be used for a wider range of emc testing.

According to TESEQ, the PMM 9180 offers high performance, convenience and cost savings by cutting turnaround times and eliminating the need for expensive coax cables and periodic calibration checks. The company claims it provides better radiated emissions system sensitivity than other units on the market.

The battery powered device is said to be the only fully compliant emi receiver module on the market directly connected to an antenna located inside the testing chamber and has the ability to transmit data outside the testing chamber via fibre optic cable, eliminating signal losses that can exceed 20dB.

The PMM 9180 is fully compliant with CISPR 16-1-1 and MIL-STD and features a plug in Li-Ion rechargeable battery that is designed to last for a minimum of four hours.

The FCC requires that emc emissions testing be performed at 10 times the highest clock frequency in a product. By using the PMM 9180, FCC testing can be performed on products with clock speeds to 1.8GHz as well as MIL 461 RE 102 testing, which has an upper frequency limit of 18GHz. It can also be used for CE marking and is fully compatible with the PMM Emissions Suite software. This software offers full control of all auto and manual receiver functions, real time display, editing of standard limits, creation of correction factors tables and warning messages for incorrect settings.

In addition, the software includes one click operation for selecting measuring mode: swept, spectrum analyser or tuned. All measurements taken by the receiver can be retrieved, saved, recalled and compared when using PMM's PC Emissions Suite software.

The TESEQ PMM 9180 features a high speed optical interface, an operating temperature of -5 to 45°C, a measurement accuracy of 2dB and a maximum input level of 137dBuV without damage. It weighs approximately 2Kg.

Author
TESEQ

Comment on this article


Websites

http://www.teseq.com

Companies

Teseq Ltd

This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team.

What you think about this article:


Add your comments

Name
 
Email
 
Comments
 

Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published.
Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.

Related Articles

M2.COM selects LoRa

The M2.COM sensor platform, announced by Advantech in February 2016, will use ...

Long range radio SoC

A low power wide area multistandard radio chip developed by imec and Holst ...

Mixing it Up

Bandwidth is rapidly expanding in the next generation wireless access to cope ...

The fabric of life?

E-textiles or smart garments, smart clothing, electronic textiles, smart ...

Security in the IoT

Although it has been with us in some form and under different names for many ...

LoRa evaluation kits

Microchip has unveiled a range of LoRa technology evaluation kits. The kits, ...

GaN RF transistor

Ampleon has unveiled its second generation of 50 Volts 0.5 um GaN on SiC RF ...

Boosted NFC

This video provides a brief introduction on how ams' boostedNFC technology ...

Drop outs continue

At last year's Future World Symposium – organised by NMI – Imagination ...

Interesting times

It has certainly been an interesting year for chip giant Qualcomm. Revenues are ...