AWG7000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Uncompromised performance with ultimate flexibility.

The AWG7000 Series Arbitrary Waveform Generators, with up to 24 GS/s and 10 Bit vertical resolution, deliver the industry's best signal stimulus solution for ever-increasing measurement challenges. This allows for easy generation of very complex signals, complete with controllable jitter, noise and other signal impairments. The AWG7000 Series Arbitrary Waveform Generator is the ideal solution for wideband signal generation applications, receiver stress testing of high-speed serial data, or any application where complex signal creation is required.



Models in the AWG7000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator Series: 

Model Analog Channels Analog Bandwidth Output Frequency Record Length Max Sample Rate Vertical Resolution List Price Configure and Quote
AWG7082C 2 Up to 3.2 GHz, 5.6 GHz (optional) Max = 3.2 GHz, 6.4 GHz (optional) 32M point, 64M point (optional) 10 MS/s - 8 GS/s (16 GS/s optional) 10 bits $77,500 Configure & Quote
AWG7122C 2 Up to 3.2 GHz, 5.6 GHz (optional) Max = 4.8 GHz, 9.6 GHz (optional) 32M point, 64M point (optional) 10 MS/s - 12 GS/s (24 GS/s optional) 10 bits $99,700 Configure & Quote

Features

Benefits

High speed interleaved samplingGenerate more accurate signals with lower jitter, utilizing higher oversampling with up to 24 GS/s on the AWG7122C Arbitrary Waveform Generator.
Wideband signal generationOnly commercially-available wideband signal generation Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) to generate signals wider than 1GHz.
Waveform sequencing & sub-sequencingReal-time sequencing creates infinite waveform loops, jumps, and conditional branches for longer pattern length generation suitable for replicating the real world behavior of serial transmitters.
Dynamic JumpThe dynamic jump capability enables the creation of complex waveform sequences that can respond to changing external environments.
SerialXpress® softwareSerialXpress software enables the creation of exact waveforms, which is required for thorough and repeatable design validation, margin/characterization, and conformance testing of high speed serial data receivers.
RFXpress® softwareEasily create and edit RF/IF/IQ signals.
Deep memoryGenerate long patterns to replicate low frequency events such as spread spectrum clocking on high speed serial signals.
Superior RF frequency output9.6 GHz RF frequency output provides bandwidth suitable for wide-bandwidth RF technologies and 2nd & 3rd generation serial standards.

 

Datasheet Accessory Description
012169000 CABLE ASSY,RF; 50 OHM,40 L,SMA TO SCI
016197901 RACK MOUNT HARD DRIVE, REMOTE, CUSTOMER INSTALLED
Data Sheet Software Package / Software Option Description Configure and Quote
Opt. ENV Adds Environment Signal Generation to RFXpress (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. ENV01 Bundling Option: Opt. ENV + Opt. RDR (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. ENV03 Bundling Option: Opt. ENV + Opt. RDR + Opt. OFDM + Opt. SPARA (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. ENV04 Bundling Option: Opt. ENV + Opt. RDR + Opt. OFDM + Opt. SPARA + Opt. UWBCT (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. OFDM Adds OFDM Signal Generation to RFXpress (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. RDR Adds Radar Signal Generation to RFXpress (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. RFX Adds RFXpress (RFX100) software to the AWG Contact Account Manager
Opt. SPARA Adds S-parameter Emulation to RFXpress (requires Opt. RFX) Contact Account Manager
Opt. UWBCF

Adds UWB-WiMedia Conformance Signal Generation to RFXpress (requires Opt. RFX)

Contact Account Manager
Opt. UWBCT Adds UWB-WiMedia Custom and Conformance Signal Generation to RFXpress (requires Opt. RFX, includes Opt. UWBCF) Contact Account Manager
View Datasheet RFX100 RFXpress for General Purpose IQ, IF and RF signal creation Configure & Quote
View Datasheet SDX100

JITTER GENERATION SOFTWARE PACKAGE FOR AWG7000 AND AWG5000

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View Datasheet TEKEXP TekExpress Automated Compliance Software Contact Account Manager
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Overcoming High Speed Serial DataRX Testing Challenges Using an AWG and Direct Synthesis Application Note

With the combination of fast AWG’s hardware performance and Direct Synthesis software, High Speed Serial Data Receiver testing has now been simplified to just a single instrument running a sequence and looking for errors.

Fourier Series & Transform: Lab

This lab covers how to use and interpret the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) function on the oscilloscope, and to be able to recognize and interpret Gibbs phenomenon when observed in practice and on oscilloscopes.

Practical Filter Design & Implementation: Worksheet

This worksheet covers how to design and build a circuit that implements a practical filter given a set of filter specifications.

How to Create Direct Synthesis Signals Using Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Comprehensive math and analysis software packages such as Mathworks’ MATLAB® bring a new level of efficiency to the creation of waveforms and functional programs for today’s arbitrary waveform generators.

Using Tektronix AWG7000 Series in Synchronous Applications

Best methods for maximum performance in syncronous test system applications.

Analog Signals Join Digital Patterns In Serial Data

With fast digital-to-analog converters and faster sample clock capabilities, a new generation of AWGs is evolving as a way to generate waveforms for high-speed serial bus protocols such as SATA 2 and PCI-Express.

Direct Synthesis Comes to the Aid of Serial Measurements

An analog approach to revolutionize serial data receiver measurement methodologies.

Generating Advanced Radar Signals Using Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Advances in radar signal generation and processing are being driven by the need to improve resolution and reduce radar spectrum occupancy. Solving these challenges demands exceptional performance from an arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) in terms of sample rate, analog bandwidth, and memory.

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Understanding the Basics of Using the Waveform Sequencer in Arbitrary Waveform Generator Video

This video demonstrates the ease of creating and editing waveform sequences in current AWGs to build complex signals for various types of applications.

Understanding the Basics of Using SerialXpress to build High Speed Serial waveforms for an Arbitrary Waveform Generator Video

This video demonstrates the ease of creating High Speed Serial Data signals for Receiver Jitter Tolerance testing using current AWGS and SerialXpress software.

Understanding the Basics of Importing and Playing back Arbitrary Waveform Files Video

This video demonstrates the ease of importing and playing back waveform files generated from previous AWGS, Oscilloscopes, Real Time Spectrum Analyzers and third party software applications into current model AWGs.

Understanding the Basics of Digital to Analog Converter use in Arbitrary Waveform Generators Video

This video demonstrates the use of DACs in AWG architecture and provides detail on DAC performance when building waveforms with an AWG.

Low Frequency Active Harmonic Load-Pull Measurements

Unleashing Active Load Pull and Waveform Engineering at UHF Frequencies

PHY Layer Testing for MIPI DPHY & MPHY Bus Compliance

Learn how to setup and perform verification and debug tests on the electrical PHY Layer for DPHY and MPHY serial interconnects as specified by the MIPI Alliance for mobile device designs.

Performing Compliance & Debug Testing for MHL Standards

The testing and validation of the MHL physical layer and link layer is critical for successful interoperability of this exciting new display standard. View this webinar to learn how to automate the setup and execution of required MHL compliance and validation tests using Tektronix Oscilloscopes and Arbitrary Waveform Generators.

Understanding the Basics of Creating Arbitrary Waveforms using the AWGs built in Equation Editor Video

This video demonstrates the ease of creating Arbitrary Waveform files from simple equations using the built in Equation Editor on current model AWGs.

Understanding the Basics of Sample Rate and Memory in Arbitrary Waveform Generators Video

This video demonstrates the benefits of over sampling with AWG architecture and provides detail on Sample Rate and Memory use when building waveforms with an AWG.

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SuperSpeed USB Rx Test w/AWG7000 Series MOI

Method of Implementation for SuperSpeed USB Rx Test w/AWG7000 Series

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