Posts Tagged ‘signal generator’

SI5351 signal generator test gadget

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

DuWayne published a new build: I have been spending way too much time playing with the new 3D printer, so have to get back to some electronics.  Since the next CWTD.ORG episode is coming up, I decided to build another 'Test Gadget'.  This time it is a Signal Generator based...

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A two channel SI5351 signal generator

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

DuWayne Schmidlkofer has a nice write-up on building a two channel SI5351 signal generator: After getting the sketches written for the SI5351 board written to support multiple display types, I decided I need to write one more. Now that Pete is moving the Simpleceiver to a single conversion super-het, I...

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Schlumberger 4002 signal generator

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Mario wrote an article on reverse engineering a Schlumberger 4002 signal generator: What I got was a Schlumberger 4002 signal generator. It ranges from 0.1 to 2160 MHz with 10-20 Hz tuning accuracy, selectable output amplitude from -138.9 dBm up to +13 dBm in 0.1 dB steps, auto-sweeping and several extras like an...

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Teardown and repair of an Agilent E4433B ESG-D synthesized signal generator

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Teardown and repair of an Agilent E4433B ESG-D synthesized signal generator: In this episode Shahriar repairs an Agilent E4433B ESG-D Synthesized Signal Generator. This 4GHz unit shows the "UNLEVEL" error for all frequencies and at all output power levels. After a close look at the system block diagram the fault...

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HP 8642B backlight Mod

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Kerry Wong writes:  If you take a look at the picture below, you may recognize immediately that it is a picture of an HP 8642B synthesized signal generator. But if you take a closer look, you probably will notice something different if you have ever used an HP 8642B before....

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Wavetek 907 signal generator teardown

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Kerry Wong did a teardown of a Wavetek 907 signal generator: This Wavetek 907 is absolutely humongous. It has the same width as my HP 5350B but is much deeper (23 in.) and weights around 50 pounds. It was built in 1980 and is clearly showing its age. It was sold...

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USB oscilloscope with signal generator

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Jan Henrik wrote this Instructable detailing the build of his DIY USB oscilloscope with signal generator: In this project I want to show you how to make an easy and cheap USB Oscilloscope. Specifications: Price: 20$ Frequency: 2-20000HZ Resolution: 16 Bit Voltage range: +-7V / with probe +-70V Channels: 2 X-Y Mode Signal generator:...

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Turn a smart phone into a signal generator

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Jacob Beningo has written an article detailing how to turn a smart phone into a signal generator: Signal generators are a handy thing to have around the lab. They are perfect for testing inputs on a new hardware design and verifying the behavior of a circuit before connecting all the...

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DSO nano signal generator repair

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Georg blew out the signal generator on his DSO nano portable oscilloscope. He brought it back to life with a new buffer chip, his repair guide might save your nano too: Spotting the chip on the board is very easy. It’s in an SMD package but fortunately a rather large...

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