AFG2000 Arbitrary / Function Generator

AFG2000 Arbitrary / Function Generator

Usually, generating a range of signals requires investment in a high-end signal generator. Introducing the Tektronix AFG2000. With 20 MHz bandwidth, 14-bit resolution, and 250 MS/s sample rate, the AFG2021 Arbitrary / Function Generator can create simple and complex signals. But perhaps its most impressive feature is its entry-level price.

AFG2000 Apple iOS APP Available

AFG2000 Arbitrary / Function Generator

Features

Benefits

1 uHz to 20 MHz frequency range Covers most use cases for low end R&D, education, and ATE applications.
250 MS/s sample rate  and ±1ppm time base Create precise, high fidelity signals with long term stability.
14 bit vertical resolution Create complex waveforms with programmable voltage steps in the sub millivolt range.
3.5 inch color TFT display The color display simultaneously shows waveforms parameters in text and graphical formats, giving you full confidence of your settings and allowing you to focus on your designs.
Innovative UI based on the popular AFG3000 design Provides quick and easy access to both commonly used features and more complex waveform editing functions.
2U height and half rack width form factor Ideal for both bench top and rack mount applications.
ArbExpress™  software ArbExpress enables you to create and modify waveforms with ease.  Import waveforms seamlessly from your Tektronix oscilloscope or create them via the equation editor, free hand, point draw or waveform math tools.
SignalExpress™ software SignalExpress provides an intuitive drag-and-drop interface  for basic instrument control,  data logging, data analysis, measurement trending and documentation.
Standard 3 year warranty Reduces the risk of line down situations and costly time to market delays.

 


Models

Model Analog Channels Output Frequency Record Length Sample Rate Vertical Resolution List Price
AFG2021 1 20 MHz 128k points 250 MS/s 14 bit
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Configure & Quote
ModelAFG2021
Analog ChannelsOutput FrequencyRecord Length
120 MHz128k points
Sample RateVertical Resolution
250 MS/s14 bit
Model Analog Channels Output Frequency Record Length Sample Rate Vertical Resolution List Price
AFG2021 1 20 MHz 128k points 250 MS/s 14 bit
-
Configure & Quote
ModelAFG2021
Analog ChannelsOutput FrequencyRecord Length
120 MHz128k points
Sample RateVertical Resolution
250 MS/s14 bit
Data SheetAccessoryDescription
011004902 TERMINATOR,BNC; COAXIAL,2W,BNC MALE TO FEMALE FEEDTHROUGH TERMINATION 50 OHM
012048200 CABLE ASSEMBLY, RF; COAXIAL; RFD, 50 OHM, (175-1455-00), 36 INCH L, BNC MALE TO BNC MALE, STRAIN RELIEF BOOTS
159045400 FUSE,WIRE LEAD: 3 EA SET,0.125A,125V,FAST BLOW,SAFETY CONTROLLED,R251.125,LITTELFUSE,LEAD CUT
RMU2U Rackmount Kit
How do I use the programmer manual for my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link: TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE Hello and welcome to Tektronix, today I’m presenting the last part in the 3-part series on using TekVISA. I’ll be giving a basic overview of programmer manuals and how to use them to find the correct…
FAQ ID: 69186 17 May 2018
What is TekVISA and how can I use it to communicate with and control my instrument?
VISA is an acronym that stands for Virtual Instrument Software Architecture. In a nutshell, VISA handles the communications between your computer’s OS and the instrument.  You may be familiar with TekVISA, which is Tektronix’s own brand of VISA. Agilent…
FAQ ID: 69176 26 Sep 2017
AFG2021 Firmware Update V1.1.10
Tektronix‚ AFG2000 Series of arbitrary/function generators (AFG) consists of 2 models whose performance establishes a new benchmark in the "value" category. The base model has USB interface only and option model has USB/GPIB/LANinterfaces.
Part number: 066141102
Firmware
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.4

Part number: 066146104
Application
Replicating Real World Signals with an Arbitrary/Function Generator
Learn how to simulate sensor and bus signals on an arbitrary waveform generator.  Find out how to capture signals using an oscilloscope, edit them using PC software, and play them back on an arbitrary/function generator.
Literature number: 76W-18661-2
Application Note 05 Jun 2017
How do I download and install the 30-day trial version of NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition?
Note: NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition is no longer offered by Tektronix. This FAQ is "historical only".National Instruments SignalExpress Tektronix Edition is a measurement automation tool that allows SignalExpress to control a Tektronix…
FAQ ID: 66221 02 Dec 2016
AFG2021 Firmware Update V1.1.7

Part number: 066141100
Firmware
FCA3000 and FCA3100 Series, MCA3000 Series, DMM4000 Series, PWS2000 and PWS4000 Series, AFG2021
This document contains instructions for mounting a bench instrument onto the RMU2U rackmount tray, for installation in a standard 19-inch equipment rack. Supported instruments include PWS2000 and PWS4000 Series Power Supplies, FCA3000 and FCA3100 Series…
Part number: 075101802
Field Install Instructions
Arbitrary/Function Generator
AFG2021 DatasheetThe AFG2021 Arbitrary Function Generator gives you the power to create the signals you need at an entry-level price. With 20 MHz bandwidth, 14-bit resolution, and 250 MS/s sample rate, you can generate all manner of signals -- from complex serial data…
Literature number: 75W-28089-4
Datasheet
AFG2021 Firmware Update V1.1.9

Part number: 066141101
Firmware
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V2.9

Part number: 066146101
Update
LabVIEW SignalExpress Step for AFG2021

Part number: 076030500
Application
AFG3000 ETHERNET WAVEFORM SETUP

Part number: 1000000313
Waveform
How do I use TekVISA to send commands to my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link: /node/69201In order to communicate with and control the scope, you can use OpenChoice Talker-Listener. Back on the Application and Utilities panel, click on OpenChoice Talker Listener and click Start Application or Utility. A new…
FAQ ID: 69181 11 Jun 2014
Capacitance and Inductance Measurements Using an Oscilloscope and a Function Generator
Don't have an LCR meter in your lab? Want to demonstrate the behavior of capacitors and inductors under sinusoidal stimulus? See how a DPO4104 scope and an AFG3000 function generator can help you get your results.
Literature number: 75W-28152-0
Application Note 20 Apr 2014
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