Signal Generator

The World's Fastest and Most Versatile Signal Generators for Today's Complex Signals.

Tektronix signal generators cover a wide range of applications, from replicating sensor signals to creating RF and the fastest high speed serial data signals. Each versatile signal generator can create a virtually unlimited number of signals - analog or digital, ideal or distorted, standard or custom. With the world's only direct synthesis of high-speed serial data waveforms for simplified receiver testing, to the world's most versatile arbitrary function generator for common stimulus signals, Tektronix has a signal generator to meet your debug challenge.

Signal Generator
Product Series Analog Channels Sample Rate Bandwidth Record Length Vertical Resolution Range Output Frequency Range Starting Price
AFG1000 Arbitrary Function Generator
AFG1000 Arbitrary/Function Generator
2 125 MS/s - 300 MS/s 25 MHz - 60 MHz 8k points - 1M points 14-bit 25 MHz - 60 MHz US$715

AFG2000 Arbitrary/Function Generator
1 250 MS/s 20 MHz 128k points 14 bit 20 MHz US$1,460

AFG3000 Arbitrary/Function Generator
1 - 2 250 MS/s - 2 GS/s 10  MHz - 240 MHz 128k points 14 bits 10 MHz - 240 MHz US$1,700
Product Series Digital Channels Analog Channels Sample Rate Bandwidth Record Length Vertical Resolution Range Output Frequency Range Starting Price
AWG70000 Waveform Generator
AWG70000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator
- 2 50 GS/s 14 GHz 2 GS - 16 GS 10 bits 20 GHz Contact Us
AWG5000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator
28 (0 on AWG5014C) 2 - 4 600 MS/s - 1.2 GS/s 230 MHz - 300 MHz 16M point per channel (32M optional) 14 bits 240 MHz - 480 MHz US$32,300
AWG7000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator
- 2 10 MS/s - 12 GS/s (24 GS/s optional) 3.2 GHz - 5.6 GHz 32M point - 64M point 10 bits Max = 3.2 GHz - 9.6 GHz US$92,900

Sync pulse generation to ensure a stable facility timing source.

Tektronix video Sync pulse generators provide facility reference signals and ensure a stable facility timing source. Tektronix signal generators provide test signals for equipment verification and calibration applications, and support a wide variety of analog and digital formats to facilitate your technology transition.

  • Support for 3 Gb/s SDI and Dual Link SDI formats helps deployment of the latest emerging video technologies.
  • Stay Genlock provides a unique, robust genlock mode that ensures stable signal synchronization for digital and traditional broadcast facilities.
  • GPS Synchronization and Timecode Module with an integrated GPS receiver provide long-term reference clock stability.
  • Time-of-day and program time timecode functions for broadcast and post production applications.

Learn more about our Signal and Sync Pulse Generators

Signal and Sync Pulse Generators
Model Amplitude Baseline Offset Max Rep. Rate Output Channels Pulse Duration Range Transition Time List Price Configure and Quote
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Adj. ±50V No 100kHz 1 <1ns to 100ns 250ps US$15,100 Configure & Quote
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10V No 100kHz 1 100ps to 10ns 45ps US$27,200 Configure & Quote
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Adj. 2.5V -2V to +3.3V 1.6GHz 1 250ps to 67ns 150ps US$33,000 Configure & Quote
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Adj. -45V to +50V Adj. ±5V 100kHz 1 1ns to 100ns <300ps US$33,300 Configure & Quote
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Adj. 10V No 100kHz 1 100ps to 10ns 55ps US$34,400 Configure & Quote
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Adj. ±7.5 V Adj. ±5V 100kHz 1 100ps to 10ns 65ps US$36,800 Configure & Quote
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Adj. 2.5V -2V to +3.3V 1.6GHz 2 250ps to 67ns 150ps US$40,700 Configure & Quote

TSG4100A RF Vector Signal Generator

Mid-range Performance at an Entry-level RF Signal Generator Price.

TSG4100A Series RF Vector Signal Generators offer mid-range RF performance and up to 200MHz modulation bandwidth.  They allow a convenient, in-field software upgrade to easily transition units from analog to more advanced vector and digital modulation capabilities, providing the most flexible configuration and best CAPEX protection. 

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RFX100. RFXpress delivers advanced capabilities to synthesize digitally modulated baseband, IF and RF/microwave signals supporting a wide range of modulation schemes. RFXpress simplifies waveform creation. Learn more »


SDX100. SerialXpress® together with the AWG simplifies the signal creation and jitter simulations to reduce overall development and test time. The software enables the creation of the EXACT waveforms required for thorough and repeatable design validation, margin/characterization and conformance testing. SerialXpress' easy to use graphical user interface allows for a combination of test signals and various impairments including Inter Symbol Interferences (ISI), Duty Cycle Distortion (DCD), Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC), Pre-emphasis and noise. Learn more »


ArbExpress (free to download). Designers often need to validate their designs under real-world conditions, requiring complex stimulus signals during test. With ArbExpress® software, waveforms can be quickly created and transferred to Tektronix arbitrary waveform and function generators to meet custom stimulus requirements. Learn more »

Signal Generator Related Information

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