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AFG3000C Arbitrary/Function Generator

Today's designs are often complex, demanding a variety of stimulus signals during test. With 12 standard waveforms, arbitrary waveform capability, and signal impairment options, the AFG3000C Series Arbitrary / Function Generator supports a wide range of application needs with one instrument. Best-in-class performance ensures signals are accurately reproduced. A large display and 25 shortcut keys make the AFG3000C Series Arbitrary / Function Generator both easy to learn and easy to use. See more signal generators »

 

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AFG3000C Arbitrary/Function Generator

Features

Benefits

Dual-channel models Save cost and bench space by replacing two signal generators with one that offers two tightly synchronized or two completely independent signals.
Up to 2 GS/s sample rate Generate waveforms with fine timing resolution.
Up to 20 Vp-p amplitude into 50 Ω load (AFG3011) Save cost and set-up time by creating high amplitude signals without using an external power amplifier.
25 shortcut keys Reduce set-up and evaluation time with direct access to frequently used functions and parameters.
Large 5.6" (142 mm) color display Full confidence in your signal since all relevant settings and waveform graphs can be seen at a single glance.
Only 6.6" (168 mm) deep Free up valuable bench space.
ArbExpress™ software 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.

 

Model Analog Channels Output Frequency Record Length Sample Rate Vertical Resolution List Price
AFG3021C 1 25 MHz 128k points 2 - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $2,520
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AFG3051C 1 50 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $2,790
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AFG3022C 2 25 MHz 128k points 2 - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $3,780
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AFG3052C 2 50 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $4,230
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AFG3011C 1 10 MHz 128k points 2 - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $4,680
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AFG3101C 1 100 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $4,790
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AFG3151C 1 150 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $5,820
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AFG3102C 2 100 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $6,780
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AFG3152C 2 150 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $8,300
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Model Analog Channels Output Frequency Record Length Sample Rate Vertical Resolution List Price
AFG3021C 1 25 MHz 128k points 2 - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $2,520
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AFG3051C 1 50 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $2,790
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AFG3022C 2 25 MHz 128k points 2 - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $3,780
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AFG3052C 2 50 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $4,230
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AFG3011C 1 10 MHz 128k points 2 - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $4,680
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AFG3101C 1 100 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $4,790
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AFG3151C 1 150 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $5,820
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AFG3102C 2 100 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $6,780
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AFG3152C 2 150 MHz 128k points 2 - 16k: 1 GS/s; >16k - 128k: 250 MS/s 14 bits US $8,300
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Accessory 011004902
Datasheet Description
View Datasheet TERMINATOR,BNC; COAXIAL,2W,BNC MALE TO FEMALE FEEDTHROUGH TERMINATION 50 OHM
Accessory 012048200
Datasheet Description
View Datasheet CABLE ASSEMBLY, RF; COAXIAL; RFD, 50 OHM, (175-1455-00), 36 INCH L, BNC MALE TO BNC MALE, STRAIN RELIEF BOOTS
Accessory 159045400
Datasheet Description
View Datasheet FUSE,WIRE LEAD: 3 EA SET,0.125A,125V,FAST BLOW,SAFETY CONTROLLED,R251.125,LITTELFUSE,LEAD CUT
Accessory RM3100
Datasheet Description
View Datasheet Rackmount Kit
Datasheet Accessory Description
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
RM3100 Rackmount Kit
How do I use TekVISA to send commands to my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link:TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE In 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 Applicat
Faq Id69181 15 Jan 2020
Is the specified waveform memory size in bytes+ words+ or long words of memory and how do I relate that to the number of points in my waveform?
The AFG and AWG memory size is specified in waveform points, so if the memory is listed as 16,000 or 32,400,000, for example, then you can fit 16,000 or 32,400,000 waveform points in a single waveform file.
Faq Id57481 15 Jan 2020
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 o
Faq Id66221 15 Jan 2020
What are the differences between AFG3000B series and AFG3000C series?
There at two differences. 1. The AFG3000C models the display was changed to TFT LCD which has a better viewing angle and brighter display. 2. And two new models were added. AFG3051C and AFG3052C.
Faq Id468371 15 Jan 2020
How do I save my arbitrary waveform file on the AFG3000 to my USB Stick?
Saving your waveform on the AFG 3000 isn’t in the Save/Recall menu. Instead, you need to go into the Edit menu, press “More” and select “Write To…”, and press the top bezel button to switch from internal memory to USB memory. You will now be able to
Faq Id63616 15 Jan 2020
Can I connect an oscilloscope to the AFG3000 signal generator to transfer waveforms directly?
The AFG3000 series does not have a direct connection which allows you to transfer a waveform directly from a scope to the AFG. Waveform transfer is supported via ArbExpress, which allows users to easily import waveforms from any Tektronix oscillosco
Faq Id56381 15 Jan 2020
Can I save the AFG3000 display to a graphic file?
Yes. As of firmware version 3.0.0 the AFG3000 series instruments now have the functionality to save the display to a graphic file.ProcedureAt any time during operation, with a USB memory device attached, press and hold the right-arrow digit selection
Faq Id56406 15 Jan 2020
I would like to synchronize two or more AFG’s in order to get multiple channels of output.
This is the best method to minimize the delay between the instruments, and eliminate drift with respect to each other. Physical setup: The AFG’s will be controlled by a single separate trigger source, with cables that are of equal length to minimi
Faq Id63731 15 Jan 2020
Where do I download or find HDMI Direct Synthesis AWG Patterns?
The pattern files for HDMI Direct Synthesis (DS) AWG pattern files are distributed on three DVDs when you order option HT3-DS for your oscilloscope. You will need to download TDSHT3 software onto your oscilloscope and install the new key code that co
Faq Id64801 15 Jan 2020
Does Tektronix have PC based Software which will allow me to generate+ manage+ and load waveforms into an ARB?
Yes, ArbExpress will allow you to perform these functions. It allows you to generate basic and advanced waveforms. You may also define equations to describe the waveform. These may then be downloaded into the Arb through its communication link. Here
Faq Id58181 15 Jan 2020
How do I save and recall setup files on my AFG3000?
To save and recall setup files on a AFG3000 go into the SAVE menu button and select internal or USB memory. For recalling go into the RECALL menu button and select internal or USB memory.   
Faq Id64711 15 Jan 2020
How do I update the firmware on my AFG3000?
Go to www.tektronix.com and search for your model AFG and select by software. You will want to find the latest firmware file and download it to a USB flash drive. Then insert into the front of the AFG and start by selecting the  'Utility' menu button
Faq Id64716 15 Jan 2020
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. Agi
Faq Id69176 15 Jan 2020
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 corr
Faq Id69186 15 Jan 2020
Can I store more than four arbitrary waveforms on the AFG3000?
Yes. You can save many more arbitrary waveforms on a USB memory device that plugs into the convenient USB port on the instrument’s front panel. You can also connect the instrument to a PC and use the free ArbExpress™ version 2.0 software included wit
Faq Id56416 15 Jan 2020
How do I transfer a scope waveform to the AFG3000?
There are a couple of ways to transfer a waveform from the scope to AFG3000. From a PC running ArbExpress you connect directly to the scope and AFG3000 via communication port.The following scope models are supported TDS1000,TDS2000, TDS3000, TDS500
Faq Id63636 15 Jan 2020
Can I phase synchronize the signal outputs of two or more AFG3000 instruments?
Yes. Waveforms from two or more generators can be synchronized by operating one AFG310x, AFG302xB, AFG3011, or AFG325x as "Master Unit" and any of the AFG3000 Series instruments as "Slave Units." In this configuration, the master's Reference Clock a
Faq Id56401 15 Jan 2020
Can I operate the AFG3000 with a mouse+ e.g.+ to create arbitrary waveforms
The AFG3000 Series cannot be operated via mouse or touch screen, but offers convenient shortcut front-panel keys, numeric keypad, rotary knob, and on-screen bezel menus. Arbitrary waveforms can be created and edited conveniently from a Windows™-base
Faq Id56391 15 Jan 2020
What are the difference in the AFG1022 and AFG3022C?
1. AFG1022 channel 2 is a continues signal only no modulation, burst, or sweep.  AFG3022C has full function on both channels. 2. AFG1022 Phasing of channel 1 and 2 is only available on for Sine wave below 1 MHz.  AFG3022C has phase control on any sig
Faq Id468361 15 Jan 2020
Can I select a different waveform and output frequency for each channel on a dual-channel AFG3000 series?
DDS allows output frequency and waveform to be selected completely independently for each channel. See more arbitrary function generators »
Faq Id56411 15 Jan 2020
Is there any information available that covers the basic principals behind Arbitrary Waveform Generators?
The document XYZs of Signal Generators covers basic AWG and AFG theory as well as a few real world applications.
Faq Id62791 15 Jan 2020
AFG3000C Arbitrary/Function Generator Datasheet

Literature Number: 75W-28281-7
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
Arbitrary/Function Generator AFG3000 Series (replaced by AFG3000C)

Literature Number: 76W-18656-5
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
How do I create a differential signal on the AFG3000 signal generators?
You will need to use both single ended channels on a two-channel instrument. You will create the positive side on Channel 1, and create its compliment on Channel 2.Note: This method is ineffective while in Run Mode: Modulation or Run Mode: Sweep.
Faq Id60701 30 Dec 2019
Why does the amplitude of my signal cut to half+ or even less then half+ when I add noise?
Adding noise in the AFG 3000 uses a power splitter to add the noise to the signal. When you are at the highest amplitude levels of your AFG 3000, it must reduce the amplitude of the signal, in order to be able to add noise. It will halve the amplitud
Faq Id56266 30 Dec 2019
How do I determine if my AFG3000 Series instrument is subject to the safety concern?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.Only AFG3000 Series instruments with serial numbers that begin with C01 are affected. Instruments wit
Faq Id63536 30 Dec 2019
Can I synchronize the phase of both signal outputs of a dual-channel AFG3000?
Yes. Simply press the Phase/Delay button and select Align Phase. If you are in Pulse mode, the button is called "Recover LeadDelay".
Faq Id56421 30 Dec 2019
What does the AFG3000 calibration function do?
The calibration function in the utility menul calibrates DC offset and Amplitude. This function is used for preventive maintenance.Further details are described in Service Manual.
Faq Id56031 30 Dec 2019
What is the maximum voltage that I can get out of my AFG or AWG product?
The voltages listed below are all only true if the generator is driving into a 50 ohm termination. AFG 300 series  10 V p-p Maximum into a 50 ohm load AFG 3011  20 V p-p Maximum into a 50 ohm load AFG 302x series  10 V p-p Maximum into a 50 ohm load
Faq Id57806 30 Dec 2019
How do I determine if my AFG3000 Series instrument has already been modified for the safety issue?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.For AFG3000 Series instruments with serial numbers that begin with C01, if the grounding post on the
Faq Id63531 30 Dec 2019
What is this safety issue concerning the AFG3000 Series?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.Tektronix has determined that certain improper use of the AFG3000 Series instruments may potentially
Faq Id64226 30 Dec 2019
Is there a front cover available for the AFG3000 series?
There is no front cover available for the AFG3000.
Faq Id56751 30 Dec 2019
What is DDS on the AFG3000?
Direct digital synthesis (DDS) is a common technique for generating signals. The desired waveform is stored digitally in waveform memory as a series of amplitude points. A digital-to-analog converter (DAC) converts the data into a series of voltage o
Faq Id56911 30 Dec 2019
What Is The Difference Between The AFG3000's TFS And TFW Files?
TFSThis is the setup file for the instrument. It contains information such as function, run mode, amplitude, and offset. It does not contain information such as sample data or GPIB setup. All the instrument attributes affected by recalling a default
Faq Id60076 30 Dec 2019
Can the AFG3000s be configured with differential outputs?
Yes. This can be accomplished with dual-channel instruments by connecting the load between the outputs of channels 1 and 2. For this application, both channels are programmed with identical waveforms, and one of the channel outputs is inverted via th
Faq Id56431 30 Dec 2019
If I have questions about the AFG3000 Safety Notification+ whom can I contact?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.You can call (1) your local Tektronix sales office or service center, (2) e-mail Tektronix, or (3) in
Faq Id63741 30 Dec 2019
If I set my amplitude on my AFG3000 series generator+ the actual amplitude as measured by my scope or meter is double the voltage that I have set on the generator. Why does this happen?
The AFG3000 series instruments will output some amount of voltage, specified in V p-p into a 50 ohm load, which is a properly terminated configuration. This also results in the best system performance. The output circuit has a 50 ohm series terminati
Faq Id60871 30 Dec 2019
What is the difference between “Trigger out” and “Sync out”?
Trigger and Sync Out are almost the same. They are only different in the burst mode, in inifinte-cycle mode.Figure 1: Trigger out modeScope CH1 ->AFGCH1Scope CH2 ->AFGTrigger outScope CH3 ->AFGTrigger in(with T connector)In this case a Trigg
Faq Id56091 30 Dec 2019
Does the AC power supply of the AFG3000 Series automatically sense voltage?
Yes. The power supply of the AFG3000 Series accepts any voltage between 100 and 240 V, 47 to 63 Hz.
Faq Id56481 30 Dec 2019
Why can’t I recall my arbitrary waveform file on the AFG3000 from my USB Stick?
Recalling your waveform on the AFG3000 isn’t in the Save/Recall menu. Instead, you need to go into the Edit menu, select “Read From…”, and press the top bezel button to switch from internal memory toUSB memory. You will now be able to see your wavefo
Faq Id64351 30 Dec 2019
Does The AFG3000 Series Support Raw Socket Connections?
No, raw socket connections are unavailable in the AFG3000 series.The AFG3000 series only uses the VXI-11 TCP/IP Instrument Protocol Specification for Ethernet connectivity.Additional InformationDocumentation on the VXI protocol
Faq Id59306 30 Dec 2019
What is the minimum waveform size that I can output from my AFG or AWG product?
AFG310/320  10 points AFG3000 series  10 points AWG400 series  64 points AWG510/520  256 points AWG610  512 points AWG615/710/710B  960 points AWG7000 series  1 point (960 points for hardware sequencing) AWG5000 series  2 points
Faq Id56956 30 Dec 2019
When I use more than one channel in my AFG3000 series does the number of waveform points available to each channel change?
No. Memory is not shared between channels. The specified maximum number of points is the same on all channels.
Faq Id61381 30 Dec 2019
What communication ports are available on the AFG3000 series?
The number and type of communication ports available vary with the model of AFG3000.AFG3021 and AFG3022 have a USB (B) port standard. This port is located on the rear panel. There is no option to add other types of ports AFG3011, AFG3021B, AFG3022B,
Faq Id57686 30 Dec 2019
Do the signal outputs of the AFG3000 have a short circuit protection?
There is no need for a dedicated short-circuit protection because the output circuits are immune from a short circuit of the output. However, the outputs can be protected against over-voltage from an external source with a fuse that is included as a
Faq Id56461 30 Dec 2019
How can I set up 2 AFG3000 series products to output simulated 3 phase power?
Setup for AFG3000 3 Phase 60 Hz Power Simulation1. Connect MasterAFG Trigger Output to Slave AFG Trigger Input2. Connect MasterAFG External Ref Output to SlaveAFG External Ref Input3. Run the Master 3Ph 60Hz.TFS (from zip file below) on MasterAFG fro
Faq Id56396 30 Dec 2019
AFG3000: Output Load selection+ does it change the AFG output impedance?
No, it does not, the output impedance of the AFG3000 series is always 50 ohms.The three selections allow the output Amplitude to be calculated correctly based on the DUT load. i.e. (setting at 50 ohms) With a 50 ohm source and a Hi-Z load the output
Faq Id55166 30 Dec 2019
The AFG3000 recognizes the USB memory stick but does not see the files. Why?
A possibility is that the memory stick is incorrectly formatted. The format needs to be Fat32, Windows format. Other formats such as NTFS will not work.Also the AFG3000 will not show files which do not have the correct extension. i.e.   .tfw (trace d
Faq Id56816 30 Dec 2019
How can I set up 2 AFG3000 series products to output 4 channels?
Setup to allow phase alignment of up to four channelsAssumption: Setup will start from Factory Default and the frequency of all channels to be phased are the same.1.Connect MasterAFG Trigger Output to Slave AFG Trigger Input2.Connect MasterAFG Extern
Faq Id56511 30 Dec 2019
Are user manuals for the AFG3000 offered in my language?”
The instrument is available with a user manual in any of the following languages; English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Russian. Please specify the desired language at the time of or
Faq Id56351 30 Dec 2019
What type of signal connections do I have on my AFG or AWG product?
Product Analog MarkersAFG300 series  BNC NoneAFG3000 series BNC BNCAWG410, AWG420, AWG430 BNC BNCAWG510, AWG520 BNC SMAAWG610, AWG615  SMA SMAAWG710, AWG710B SMA SMAAWG7000 series SMA SMAAWG5000 series BNC  BNC
Faq Id57911 30 Dec 2019
Do the AFG/AWG products have user selectable filters available?
There are user selectable filters available in the following instruments.AFG310/320 No user selectable filters.AFG3000 series No user selectable filters.AWG400 series 1 1 MHz, 5 MHz, 20 MHz, 50 MHz selectable filters.AWG510/520 1,2 20 MHz, 50 MHz, 10
Faq Id57211 30 Dec 2019
Can I send my AFG3000 with the safety issue to Tektronix to have it fixed+ or can Tektronix update my unit here on site?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.This is not necessary. If your unit is affected, you should install the upgrade kit that Tektronix wi
Faq Id63246 30 Dec 2019
How do I obtain the parts to update my AFG3000 unit for the safety issue?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.The parts are included in the upgrade kit that Tektronix will send to you. If you have not received a
Faq Id63591 30 Dec 2019
What is the advantage of floating outputs on the AFG3000?
Floating outputs help avoid the effect of ground loops and allow users to reference the output signal to voltage levels other than ground. The maximum rated voltage between chassis ground and common ground is 42 Vp-p (DC +peak AC).
Faq Id56921 30 Dec 2019
How many output channels and markers do I have on an AFG or AWG product?
AFG/AWG Channels Markers/Channel  AFG 310 1 0 AFG 320 1 0 AFG 3xx1 1 0 AFG 3xx2 2 0 AWG410 1 2 AWG420 2 2 AWG430 3 2 AWG510 1 2 AWG520 2 2 AWG610 1 2 AWG615 1 2 AWG710 1 2 AWG710B 1 2 AWG7051 1 2 AWG7052 2 2 AWG7101 1 2 AWG7102 2 2 AWG5002 2 2 AWG5
Faq Id57386 30 Dec 2019
Is local-language support is provided by the AFG3000 user interface?
The AFG3000 ships with a multilingual user interface pre-installed. The user can choose from any of the following languages for user menus and help text: English, French, German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, or Russian.
Faq Id56731 30 Dec 2019
AFG3000: How low a duty cycle can I set on the AFG3000 series?
With the latest FW you are able to set duty cycles as low as 0.001%. If you need a lower duty cycle then follow these steps. Press Pulse Press Burst Select 1-Cycle Set a pulse period equal the pulse width plus the rise and fall time shown or set by
Faq Id53771 30 Dec 2019
Why do the files saved on my AFG3000 series generator have a January 01+ 1980 timestamp on all the files that I save?
The arbitrary/function generator does not have an internal real time clock. If you create a file using the Edit menu of the instrument, the date and time information is displayed like “TEKAFG001.TFW JAN 01 00:00 1980”.
Faq Id57051 30 Dec 2019
What is the maximum waveform size that I can output from my AFG or AWG product?
AFG 310/320 16,000 points  AFG 3000/B series 131,384 points (except AFG3021 and AFG3022) AFG3021, AFG3022 65,536 points  AWG400 series 8,200,000 points (std) or 16,200,000 points (opt. 01)  AWG510/520 4,194,048 points  AWG610 8,100,032 points  AWG6
Faq Id56951 30 Dec 2019
What is the timebase accuracy of the AFG or AWG products?
AFG310/320    50 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AFG3000 series 1 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AWG400 series    1 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AWG510/520    1 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AWG6
Faq Id56981 30 Dec 2019
Can the AFG3000 series generators produce true random noise+ or just pseudo random noise?
The AFG3000 series can only produce pseudo-random noise.  It does not have a true analog noise source.  The AWG400 series and AWG500 series generators have analog random noise sources built in, providing a true random noise source.
Faq Id63276 30 Dec 2019
Will the AFG and AWG products work with worldwide AC power outlets?
The AFG and AWG products have a modular AC power cord, much like the ones used on PCs. This allows you to simply change the whole power cord to accommodate a change in the local AC outlet/plug standard.Note: AFG310 and AFG320 have line select switch
Faq Id57996 30 Dec 2019
What are the differences between the AFG302x models and new AFG302xB models?
The differences are:AFG3021 andAFG3022New AFG3021B andAFG3022B USB interface only GPIB, USB, LAN interfaces 4 x 64K waveform memory 4 x 128K waveform memory
Faq Id61101 30 Dec 2019
AFG3000 ETHERNET WAVEFORM SETUP
Ethernet Return Loss waveforms for the AFG3000 Series arbitrary function generators. These AFG3000 series waveform setup files can be used for Ethernet Return Loss testing. Requirement: an AFG3252 arbitrary function generator. See more signal generat

Part Number: 1000000313
Software 27 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Series Rev A
Arbitrary/Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163104
Manual 26 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary/Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163105
Manual 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/function generator combines three products into one
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/function generator provides high signal amplitude
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generator Offers Higher Performance with Lower Price
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arb/Function Generators Set Price/Performance Benchmark
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
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Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Tektronix generator has high-amplitude output stage
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
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Product Article 26 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Product Demo
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary+ Function Generator Offers Three in One
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generator Offers Versatile and Convenient Solution for AM/FM Radio Test and Alignment
This application note demonstrates how two tools, the signal generator and the oscilloscope, support radio measurements with the bandwidth that radio test and measurement demands and with the comprehensive triggering features sufficient to accuratel

Literature Number: 75W-20333-0
Application Note 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generators Promote Ease-of-Use
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Waveform Generators Fill a Void
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Capacitance and Inductance Measurements Using an Oscilloscope and a Function Generator
If you don't have an LCR meter in your lab, or you want to demonstrate the behavior of capacitors and inductors under sinusoidal stimulus, an oscilloscope and a function generator can help you to do a simple, transparent impedance measurement. You ca

Literature Number: 75W-28152-0
Application Note 26 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 077095700
Manual 25 Dec 2019
ArbExpress AXW100
Waveform Creation and Editing Tool for Tektronix AWG/AFG Printable Version 3.4

Part Number: 077000013
Manual 26 Nov 2019
RM3100 Instructions
Rackmount Kit Instructions

Part Number: 071175801
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series

Part Number: 077081401
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Programmer Manual

Part Number: 077074300
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary/Function Generator Release Notes

Part Number: 061435100
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series

Part Number: 071333100
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Instructions
040-1719-00 & 045-0291-00 Grounding Post Extender Instructions

Part Number: 075092302
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Quick Start User Manual
Arbitrary/Function Generator Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163103
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Service Manual
Arbitrary/Function Generator Service Manual

Part Number: 071164002
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C and AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference
Arbitary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification

Part Number: 077069103
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary/Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163106
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary/Function Generators

Part Number: 071164005
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Programmer Manual

Part Number: 077074301
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C and AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference
This manual provides instructions to verify the performance of the AFG3000Cand AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators to the module level.

Part Number: 077069103
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary Function Generators Declassification and Security Instructions

Part Number: 077081400
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000
Memory Erasure and Memory Parts List Instructions

Part Number: 071185600
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series
Arbitary Function Generators Compliance and Safety Instructions

Part Number: 071324400
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators Quick Start User Manual
This manual describes the installation and operation of Tektronix AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators along with basic operations and concepts.

Part Number: 077095702
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary/Function Generators Programmer Manual

Part Number: 071163904
Manual 26 Nov 2019
ArbExpress AXW100

Part Number: 077000012
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference

Part Number: 077069101
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series

Part Number: 071333101
Manual 26 Nov 2019
RM3100

Part Number: 075108800
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG4000
 AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG4000

Literature Number: 75W-28624-0
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG5000
 AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG5000

Literature Number: 75W-28623-0
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG302xC/AFG305xC vs. Agilent 33500B Series Arbitrary/Function Generator
See how the Tektronix AFG302xC/AFG305xC vs. Agilent 33500B Series Arbitrary/Function Generator

Literature Number: 75W-27620-1
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series vs. Lecroy WaveStation Arbitrary/Function Generator
AFG3000C Series vs. Lecroy WaveStation Arbitrary/Function Generator

Literature Number: 75W-28110-1
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG310xC Series vs. Tabor Wonder Wave 257xA Series
 Tektronix AFG310xC Series vs. Tabor Wonder Wave 257xA Series

Literature Number: 75W-22671-2
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generators Provide Versatile Stimulus in RF Applications
Recently, modern arbitrary/function generators (AFGs) have been finding increasing use in a number of RF test applications, thanks to significant improvements in versatility, flexibility and frequency range, enabled by advances in instrumentation tec

Literature Number: 75W-21197-0
Application Note 26 Nov 2019
25 Common Things You Can Do With an Arbitrary/Function Generator
An acquisition instrument - usually an oscilloscope or logic analyzer - is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think about making electronic measurements. But these tools can only make a measurement when they are able to acquire a si

Literature Number: 75W-23806-0
Fact Sheet 26 Nov 2019
NI SIGNALEXPRESS TEKTRONIX EDITION v2.5.1
National Instruments SignalExpress(tm) Tektronix Edition provides the industry's first true USB plug-n-play connectivity for instrumentation offering an intuitive drag-and-drop user interface that does not require any programming. SignalExpress(tm) p

Part Number: 066077003
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.2.1
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software c

Part Number: 066155503
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.5
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146105
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V2.9
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146101
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS v2.5 WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW v2.5
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066055107
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.1
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146103
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series Firmware Update - V1.0.10
Latest Firmware for AFG3011C/AFG3021C/ AFG3022C/AFG3051C/AFG3052C/AFG3101C/AFG3102C/AFG3151C/ AFG3152C/AFG3251C/AFG3252C arbitrary/function generator. Please follow the installation instructions carefully. Please read the Release Notes for additional

Part Number: 066186101
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Firmware Update V3.2.3
Includes all features from previous versions and optimize output signal in phase modulation mode

Part Number: 066072813
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000C SERIES FIRMWARE UPDATE
Latest Firmware for AFG3011C/AFG3021C / AFG3022C/AFG3051C/AFG3052C / AFG3101C / AFG3102C / AFG3251C / AFG3252C arbitrary/function generator. Please follow the installation instructions carefully. Please read the Release Notes for additional informati

Part Number: 066145500
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.0.1
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software ca

Part Number: 066155501
Software 12 Nov 2019
VISACMD - Command line Utility for instrument communication
VISACMD.EXE is a command-line utility that will read/write instrument commands to/from stdout (the console) and then exit. This allows command-line scripting (batch files) handle things like event processing, looping, waits, and file IO. It offers

Part Number: 066123900
Software 12 Nov 2019
Open Source package that is used in AFG3KC
AFG3KC project uses some open source package. These packages are compliance with GPL or LGPL license. Modifications have been taken for some packages and some packages do not been changed. All open source packages will be uploaded to website.

Part Number: 066155600
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.0.0.107
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software ca

Part Number: 066155500
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-B,C,D - Win XP and Win 7 V1.0.0
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software

Part Number: 066146200
Software 12 Nov 2019
USB3-TX - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win7 V6.0.6
The TekExpress USB3 Tx application (Opt. USB-TX and USBSSP Tx) is the automated solution for verification, characterization and debug of USB3.1 measurements from DPOJET Timing and Analysis tool, that integrates the DPOJET Options "USB3 Essentials" an

Part Number: 066155409
Software 12 Nov 2019
USB3-TX - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win7 V6.0.2
The TekExpress USB3 Tx application (Opt. USB-TX and USBSSP Tx) is the automated solution for verification, characterization and debug of USB3.1 measurements from DPOJET Timing and Analysis tool, that integrates the DPOJET Options "USB3 Essentials" an

Part Number: 066155406
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.2.0
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software c

Part Number: 066155502
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.4
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146104
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000C SERIES FIRMWARE UPDATE
Latest Firmware for AFG3011C/AFG3021C / AFG3022C/AFG3051C/AFG3052C / AFG3101C / AFG3102C / AFG3251C / AFG3252C arbitrary/function generator. Please follow the installation instructions carefully. Please read the Release Notes for additional informati

Part Number: 066145501
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Firmware Update - V3.2.4
The AFG3000 Series Firmware Update - V3.2.4 includes all features from previous versions and optimizes output signal in phase modulation mode.

Part Number: 066072814
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000 SERIES FIRMWARE UPDATE v3.1.1
Includes all features from previous versions and an offset output related bug fix.

Part Number: 066072810
Software 12 Nov 2019
Testing with Versatile Pulse Generation Solutions
This application note describes several applications in which modern general-purpose arbitrary/function generators (AFGs) can present a flexible, versatile and more affordable alternative solution to dedicated pulse generators.

Literature Number: 75W-21097-0
Application Note 12 Nov 2019
Tektronix Announces First Network-Based Lab Instrument Management Solution for Education
New TekSmartLab™ Improves the Teaching and Learning Experience for Instructors and Students Alike, Centralizes Management of up to 400 Instruments, Allows Students to Retrieve Test Results with Smartphones BEAVERTON, Ore., March 31, 2015 - Tektronix
News Release 12 Nov 2019
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 12 Nov 2019
How do I use TekVISA to send commands to my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link:TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE In 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 Applicat
Faq Id69181 15 Jan 2020
Is the specified waveform memory size in bytes+ words+ or long words of memory and how do I relate that to the number of points in my waveform?
The AFG and AWG memory size is specified in waveform points, so if the memory is listed as 16,000 or 32,400,000, for example, then you can fit 16,000 or 32,400,000 waveform points in a single waveform file.
Faq Id57481 15 Jan 2020
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 o
Faq Id66221 15 Jan 2020
What are the differences between AFG3000B series and AFG3000C series?
There at two differences. 1. The AFG3000C models the display was changed to TFT LCD which has a better viewing angle and brighter display. 2. And two new models were added. AFG3051C and AFG3052C.
Faq Id468371 15 Jan 2020
How do I save my arbitrary waveform file on the AFG3000 to my USB Stick?
Saving your waveform on the AFG 3000 isn’t in the Save/Recall menu. Instead, you need to go into the Edit menu, press “More” and select “Write To…”, and press the top bezel button to switch from internal memory to USB memory. You will now be able to
Faq Id63616 15 Jan 2020
Can I connect an oscilloscope to the AFG3000 signal generator to transfer waveforms directly?
The AFG3000 series does not have a direct connection which allows you to transfer a waveform directly from a scope to the AFG. Waveform transfer is supported via ArbExpress, which allows users to easily import waveforms from any Tektronix oscillosco
Faq Id56381 15 Jan 2020
Can I save the AFG3000 display to a graphic file?
Yes. As of firmware version 3.0.0 the AFG3000 series instruments now have the functionality to save the display to a graphic file.ProcedureAt any time during operation, with a USB memory device attached, press and hold the right-arrow digit selection
Faq Id56406 15 Jan 2020
I would like to synchronize two or more AFG’s in order to get multiple channels of output.
This is the best method to minimize the delay between the instruments, and eliminate drift with respect to each other. Physical setup: The AFG’s will be controlled by a single separate trigger source, with cables that are of equal length to minimi
Faq Id63731 15 Jan 2020
Where do I download or find HDMI Direct Synthesis AWG Patterns?
The pattern files for HDMI Direct Synthesis (DS) AWG pattern files are distributed on three DVDs when you order option HT3-DS for your oscilloscope. You will need to download TDSHT3 software onto your oscilloscope and install the new key code that co
Faq Id64801 15 Jan 2020
Does Tektronix have PC based Software which will allow me to generate+ manage+ and load waveforms into an ARB?
Yes, ArbExpress will allow you to perform these functions. It allows you to generate basic and advanced waveforms. You may also define equations to describe the waveform. These may then be downloaded into the Arb through its communication link. Here
Faq Id58181 15 Jan 2020
How do I save and recall setup files on my AFG3000?
To save and recall setup files on a AFG3000 go into the SAVE menu button and select internal or USB memory. For recalling go into the RECALL menu button and select internal or USB memory.   
Faq Id64711 15 Jan 2020
How do I update the firmware on my AFG3000?
Go to www.tektronix.com and search for your model AFG and select by software. You will want to find the latest firmware file and download it to a USB flash drive. Then insert into the front of the AFG and start by selecting the  'Utility' menu button
Faq Id64716 15 Jan 2020
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. Agi
Faq Id69176 15 Jan 2020
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 corr
Faq Id69186 15 Jan 2020
Can I store more than four arbitrary waveforms on the AFG3000?
Yes. You can save many more arbitrary waveforms on a USB memory device that plugs into the convenient USB port on the instrument’s front panel. You can also connect the instrument to a PC and use the free ArbExpress™ version 2.0 software included wit
Faq Id56416 15 Jan 2020
How do I transfer a scope waveform to the AFG3000?
There are a couple of ways to transfer a waveform from the scope to AFG3000. From a PC running ArbExpress you connect directly to the scope and AFG3000 via communication port.The following scope models are supported TDS1000,TDS2000, TDS3000, TDS500
Faq Id63636 15 Jan 2020
Can I phase synchronize the signal outputs of two or more AFG3000 instruments?
Yes. Waveforms from two or more generators can be synchronized by operating one AFG310x, AFG302xB, AFG3011, or AFG325x as "Master Unit" and any of the AFG3000 Series instruments as "Slave Units." In this configuration, the master's Reference Clock a
Faq Id56401 15 Jan 2020
Can I operate the AFG3000 with a mouse+ e.g.+ to create arbitrary waveforms
The AFG3000 Series cannot be operated via mouse or touch screen, but offers convenient shortcut front-panel keys, numeric keypad, rotary knob, and on-screen bezel menus. Arbitrary waveforms can be created and edited conveniently from a Windows™-base
Faq Id56391 15 Jan 2020
What are the difference in the AFG1022 and AFG3022C?
1. AFG1022 channel 2 is a continues signal only no modulation, burst, or sweep.  AFG3022C has full function on both channels. 2. AFG1022 Phasing of channel 1 and 2 is only available on for Sine wave below 1 MHz.  AFG3022C has phase control on any sig
Faq Id468361 15 Jan 2020
Can I select a different waveform and output frequency for each channel on a dual-channel AFG3000 series?
DDS allows output frequency and waveform to be selected completely independently for each channel. See more arbitrary function generators »
Faq Id56411 15 Jan 2020
Is there any information available that covers the basic principals behind Arbitrary Waveform Generators?
The document XYZs of Signal Generators covers basic AWG and AFG theory as well as a few real world applications.
Faq Id62791 15 Jan 2020
AFG3000C Arbitrary/Function Generator Datasheet

Literature Number: 75W-28281-7
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
Arbitrary/Function Generator AFG3000 Series (replaced by AFG3000C)

Literature Number: 76W-18656-5
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
How do I create a differential signal on the AFG3000 signal generators?
You will need to use both single ended channels on a two-channel instrument. You will create the positive side on Channel 1, and create its compliment on Channel 2.Note: This method is ineffective while in Run Mode: Modulation or Run Mode: Sweep.
Faq Id60701 30 Dec 2019
Why does the amplitude of my signal cut to half+ or even less then half+ when I add noise?
Adding noise in the AFG 3000 uses a power splitter to add the noise to the signal. When you are at the highest amplitude levels of your AFG 3000, it must reduce the amplitude of the signal, in order to be able to add noise. It will halve the amplitud
Faq Id56266 30 Dec 2019
How do I determine if my AFG3000 Series instrument is subject to the safety concern?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.Only AFG3000 Series instruments with serial numbers that begin with C01 are affected. Instruments wit
Faq Id63536 30 Dec 2019
Can I synchronize the phase of both signal outputs of a dual-channel AFG3000?
Yes. Simply press the Phase/Delay button and select Align Phase. If you are in Pulse mode, the button is called "Recover LeadDelay".
Faq Id56421 30 Dec 2019
What does the AFG3000 calibration function do?
The calibration function in the utility menul calibrates DC offset and Amplitude. This function is used for preventive maintenance.Further details are described in Service Manual.
Faq Id56031 30 Dec 2019
What is the maximum voltage that I can get out of my AFG or AWG product?
The voltages listed below are all only true if the generator is driving into a 50 ohm termination. AFG 300 series  10 V p-p Maximum into a 50 ohm load AFG 3011  20 V p-p Maximum into a 50 ohm load AFG 302x series  10 V p-p Maximum into a 50 ohm load
Faq Id57806 30 Dec 2019
How do I determine if my AFG3000 Series instrument has already been modified for the safety issue?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.For AFG3000 Series instruments with serial numbers that begin with C01, if the grounding post on the
Faq Id63531 30 Dec 2019
What is this safety issue concerning the AFG3000 Series?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.Tektronix has determined that certain improper use of the AFG3000 Series instruments may potentially
Faq Id64226 30 Dec 2019
Is there a front cover available for the AFG3000 series?
There is no front cover available for the AFG3000.
Faq Id56751 30 Dec 2019
What is DDS on the AFG3000?
Direct digital synthesis (DDS) is a common technique for generating signals. The desired waveform is stored digitally in waveform memory as a series of amplitude points. A digital-to-analog converter (DAC) converts the data into a series of voltage o
Faq Id56911 30 Dec 2019
What Is The Difference Between The AFG3000's TFS And TFW Files?
TFSThis is the setup file for the instrument. It contains information such as function, run mode, amplitude, and offset. It does not contain information such as sample data or GPIB setup. All the instrument attributes affected by recalling a default
Faq Id60076 30 Dec 2019
Can the AFG3000s be configured with differential outputs?
Yes. This can be accomplished with dual-channel instruments by connecting the load between the outputs of channels 1 and 2. For this application, both channels are programmed with identical waveforms, and one of the channel outputs is inverted via th
Faq Id56431 30 Dec 2019
If I have questions about the AFG3000 Safety Notification+ whom can I contact?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.You can call (1) your local Tektronix sales office or service center, (2) e-mail Tektronix, or (3) in
Faq Id63741 30 Dec 2019
If I set my amplitude on my AFG3000 series generator+ the actual amplitude as measured by my scope or meter is double the voltage that I have set on the generator. Why does this happen?
The AFG3000 series instruments will output some amount of voltage, specified in V p-p into a 50 ohm load, which is a properly terminated configuration. This also results in the best system performance. The output circuit has a 50 ohm series terminati
Faq Id60871 30 Dec 2019
What is the difference between “Trigger out” and “Sync out”?
Trigger and Sync Out are almost the same. They are only different in the burst mode, in inifinte-cycle mode.Figure 1: Trigger out modeScope CH1 ->AFGCH1Scope CH2 ->AFGTrigger outScope CH3 ->AFGTrigger in(with T connector)In this case a Trigg
Faq Id56091 30 Dec 2019
Does the AC power supply of the AFG3000 Series automatically sense voltage?
Yes. The power supply of the AFG3000 Series accepts any voltage between 100 and 240 V, 47 to 63 Hz.
Faq Id56481 30 Dec 2019
Why can’t I recall my arbitrary waveform file on the AFG3000 from my USB Stick?
Recalling your waveform on the AFG3000 isn’t in the Save/Recall menu. Instead, you need to go into the Edit menu, select “Read From…”, and press the top bezel button to switch from internal memory toUSB memory. You will now be able to see your wavefo
Faq Id64351 30 Dec 2019
Does The AFG3000 Series Support Raw Socket Connections?
No, raw socket connections are unavailable in the AFG3000 series.The AFG3000 series only uses the VXI-11 TCP/IP Instrument Protocol Specification for Ethernet connectivity.Additional InformationDocumentation on the VXI protocol
Faq Id59306 30 Dec 2019
What is the minimum waveform size that I can output from my AFG or AWG product?
AFG310/320  10 points AFG3000 series  10 points AWG400 series  64 points AWG510/520  256 points AWG610  512 points AWG615/710/710B  960 points AWG7000 series  1 point (960 points for hardware sequencing) AWG5000 series  2 points
Faq Id56956 30 Dec 2019
When I use more than one channel in my AFG3000 series does the number of waveform points available to each channel change?
No. Memory is not shared between channels. The specified maximum number of points is the same on all channels.
Faq Id61381 30 Dec 2019
What communication ports are available on the AFG3000 series?
The number and type of communication ports available vary with the model of AFG3000.AFG3021 and AFG3022 have a USB (B) port standard. This port is located on the rear panel. There is no option to add other types of ports AFG3011, AFG3021B, AFG3022B,
Faq Id57686 30 Dec 2019
Do the signal outputs of the AFG3000 have a short circuit protection?
There is no need for a dedicated short-circuit protection because the output circuits are immune from a short circuit of the output. However, the outputs can be protected against over-voltage from an external source with a fuse that is included as a
Faq Id56461 30 Dec 2019
How can I set up 2 AFG3000 series products to output simulated 3 phase power?
Setup for AFG3000 3 Phase 60 Hz Power Simulation1. Connect MasterAFG Trigger Output to Slave AFG Trigger Input2. Connect MasterAFG External Ref Output to SlaveAFG External Ref Input3. Run the Master 3Ph 60Hz.TFS (from zip file below) on MasterAFG fro
Faq Id56396 30 Dec 2019
AFG3000: Output Load selection+ does it change the AFG output impedance?
No, it does not, the output impedance of the AFG3000 series is always 50 ohms.The three selections allow the output Amplitude to be calculated correctly based on the DUT load. i.e. (setting at 50 ohms) With a 50 ohm source and a Hi-Z load the output
Faq Id55166 30 Dec 2019
The AFG3000 recognizes the USB memory stick but does not see the files. Why?
A possibility is that the memory stick is incorrectly formatted. The format needs to be Fat32, Windows format. Other formats such as NTFS will not work.Also the AFG3000 will not show files which do not have the correct extension. i.e.   .tfw (trace d
Faq Id56816 30 Dec 2019
How can I set up 2 AFG3000 series products to output 4 channels?
Setup to allow phase alignment of up to four channelsAssumption: Setup will start from Factory Default and the frequency of all channels to be phased are the same.1.Connect MasterAFG Trigger Output to Slave AFG Trigger Input2.Connect MasterAFG Extern
Faq Id56511 30 Dec 2019
Are user manuals for the AFG3000 offered in my language?”
The instrument is available with a user manual in any of the following languages; English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Russian. Please specify the desired language at the time of or
Faq Id56351 30 Dec 2019
What type of signal connections do I have on my AFG or AWG product?
Product Analog MarkersAFG300 series  BNC NoneAFG3000 series BNC BNCAWG410, AWG420, AWG430 BNC BNCAWG510, AWG520 BNC SMAAWG610, AWG615  SMA SMAAWG710, AWG710B SMA SMAAWG7000 series SMA SMAAWG5000 series BNC  BNC
Faq Id57911 30 Dec 2019
Do the AFG/AWG products have user selectable filters available?
There are user selectable filters available in the following instruments.AFG310/320 No user selectable filters.AFG3000 series No user selectable filters.AWG400 series 1 1 MHz, 5 MHz, 20 MHz, 50 MHz selectable filters.AWG510/520 1,2 20 MHz, 50 MHz, 10
Faq Id57211 30 Dec 2019
Can I send my AFG3000 with the safety issue to Tektronix to have it fixed+ or can Tektronix update my unit here on site?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.This is not necessary. If your unit is affected, you should install the upgrade kit that Tektronix wi
Faq Id63246 30 Dec 2019
How do I obtain the parts to update my AFG3000 unit for the safety issue?
Tektronix has issued a safety notification for the AFG3000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generators. See the safety notification for further information.The parts are included in the upgrade kit that Tektronix will send to you. If you have not received a
Faq Id63591 30 Dec 2019
What is the advantage of floating outputs on the AFG3000?
Floating outputs help avoid the effect of ground loops and allow users to reference the output signal to voltage levels other than ground. The maximum rated voltage between chassis ground and common ground is 42 Vp-p (DC +peak AC).
Faq Id56921 30 Dec 2019
How many output channels and markers do I have on an AFG or AWG product?
AFG/AWG Channels Markers/Channel  AFG 310 1 0 AFG 320 1 0 AFG 3xx1 1 0 AFG 3xx2 2 0 AWG410 1 2 AWG420 2 2 AWG430 3 2 AWG510 1 2 AWG520 2 2 AWG610 1 2 AWG615 1 2 AWG710 1 2 AWG710B 1 2 AWG7051 1 2 AWG7052 2 2 AWG7101 1 2 AWG7102 2 2 AWG5002 2 2 AWG5
Faq Id57386 30 Dec 2019
Is local-language support is provided by the AFG3000 user interface?
The AFG3000 ships with a multilingual user interface pre-installed. The user can choose from any of the following languages for user menus and help text: English, French, German, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, or Russian.
Faq Id56731 30 Dec 2019
AFG3000: How low a duty cycle can I set on the AFG3000 series?
With the latest FW you are able to set duty cycles as low as 0.001%. If you need a lower duty cycle then follow these steps. Press Pulse Press Burst Select 1-Cycle Set a pulse period equal the pulse width plus the rise and fall time shown or set by
Faq Id53771 30 Dec 2019
Why do the files saved on my AFG3000 series generator have a January 01+ 1980 timestamp on all the files that I save?
The arbitrary/function generator does not have an internal real time clock. If you create a file using the Edit menu of the instrument, the date and time information is displayed like “TEKAFG001.TFW JAN 01 00:00 1980”.
Faq Id57051 30 Dec 2019
What is the maximum waveform size that I can output from my AFG or AWG product?
AFG 310/320 16,000 points  AFG 3000/B series 131,384 points (except AFG3021 and AFG3022) AFG3021, AFG3022 65,536 points  AWG400 series 8,200,000 points (std) or 16,200,000 points (opt. 01)  AWG510/520 4,194,048 points  AWG610 8,100,032 points  AWG6
Faq Id56951 30 Dec 2019
What is the timebase accuracy of the AFG or AWG products?
AFG310/320    50 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AFG3000 series 1 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AWG400 series    1 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AWG510/520    1 ppm (25 °C) during 1 year after calibration AWG6
Faq Id56981 30 Dec 2019
Can the AFG3000 series generators produce true random noise+ or just pseudo random noise?
The AFG3000 series can only produce pseudo-random noise.  It does not have a true analog noise source.  The AWG400 series and AWG500 series generators have analog random noise sources built in, providing a true random noise source.
Faq Id63276 30 Dec 2019
Will the AFG and AWG products work with worldwide AC power outlets?
The AFG and AWG products have a modular AC power cord, much like the ones used on PCs. This allows you to simply change the whole power cord to accommodate a change in the local AC outlet/plug standard.Note: AFG310 and AFG320 have line select switch
Faq Id57996 30 Dec 2019
What are the differences between the AFG302x models and new AFG302xB models?
The differences are:AFG3021 andAFG3022New AFG3021B andAFG3022B USB interface only GPIB, USB, LAN interfaces 4 x 64K waveform memory 4 x 128K waveform memory
Faq Id61101 30 Dec 2019
AFG3000 ETHERNET WAVEFORM SETUP
Ethernet Return Loss waveforms for the AFG3000 Series arbitrary function generators. These AFG3000 series waveform setup files can be used for Ethernet Return Loss testing. Requirement: an AFG3252 arbitrary function generator. See more signal generat

Part Number: 1000000313
Software 27 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Series Rev A
Arbitrary/Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163104
Manual 26 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary/Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163105
Manual 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/function generator combines three products into one
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/function generator provides high signal amplitude
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generator Offers Higher Performance with Lower Price
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arb/Function Generators Set Price/Performance Benchmark
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Analog ASIC fuels waveform generator
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Tektronix generator has high-amplitude output stage
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Tek spins scope-like 3-in-1 function generators
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Product Demo
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary+ Function Generator Offers Three in One
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generator Offers Versatile and Convenient Solution for AM/FM Radio Test and Alignment
This application note demonstrates how two tools, the signal generator and the oscilloscope, support radio measurements with the bandwidth that radio test and measurement demands and with the comprehensive triggering features sufficient to accuratel

Literature Number: 75W-20333-0
Application Note 26 Dec 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generators Promote Ease-of-Use
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Waveform Generators Fill a Void
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Capacitance and Inductance Measurements Using an Oscilloscope and a Function Generator
If you don't have an LCR meter in your lab, or you want to demonstrate the behavior of capacitors and inductors under sinusoidal stimulus, an oscilloscope and a function generator can help you to do a simple, transparent impedance measurement. You ca

Literature Number: 75W-28152-0
Application Note 26 Dec 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 077095700
Manual 25 Dec 2019
ArbExpress AXW100
Waveform Creation and Editing Tool for Tektronix AWG/AFG Printable Version 3.4

Part Number: 077000013
Manual 26 Nov 2019
RM3100 Instructions
Rackmount Kit Instructions

Part Number: 071175801
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series

Part Number: 077081401
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Programmer Manual

Part Number: 077074300
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary/Function Generator Release Notes

Part Number: 061435100
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series

Part Number: 071333100
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Instructions
040-1719-00 & 045-0291-00 Grounding Post Extender Instructions

Part Number: 075092302
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Quick Start User Manual
Arbitrary/Function Generator Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163103
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Service Manual
Arbitrary/Function Generator Service Manual

Part Number: 071164002
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C and AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference
Arbitary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification

Part Number: 077069103
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary/Function Generators Quick Start User Manual

Part Number: 071163106
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary/Function Generators

Part Number: 071164005
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Programmer Manual

Part Number: 077074301
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C and AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference
This manual provides instructions to verify the performance of the AFG3000Cand AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators to the module level.

Part Number: 077069103
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary Function Generators Declassification and Security Instructions

Part Number: 077081400
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000
Memory Erasure and Memory Parts List Instructions

Part Number: 071185600
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series
Arbitary Function Generators Compliance and Safety Instructions

Part Number: 071324400
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators Quick Start User Manual
This manual describes the installation and operation of Tektronix AFG3000 Series Arbitrary Function Generators along with basic operations and concepts.

Part Number: 077095702
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitrary/Function Generators Programmer Manual

Part Number: 071163904
Manual 26 Nov 2019
ArbExpress AXW100

Part Number: 077000012
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series
Arbitary Function Generators Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference

Part Number: 077069101
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series

Part Number: 071333101
Manual 26 Nov 2019
RM3100

Part Number: 075108800
Manual 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG4000
 AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG4000

Literature Number: 75W-28624-0
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG5000
 AFG3000C Series vs. Rigol DG5000

Literature Number: 75W-28623-0
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG302xC/AFG305xC vs. Agilent 33500B Series Arbitrary/Function Generator
See how the Tektronix AFG302xC/AFG305xC vs. Agilent 33500B Series Arbitrary/Function Generator

Literature Number: 75W-27620-1
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series vs. Lecroy WaveStation Arbitrary/Function Generator
AFG3000C Series vs. Lecroy WaveStation Arbitrary/Function Generator

Literature Number: 75W-28110-1
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
AFG310xC Series vs. Tabor Wonder Wave 257xA Series
 Tektronix AFG310xC Series vs. Tabor Wonder Wave 257xA Series

Literature Number: 75W-22671-2
Competitive 26 Nov 2019
Arbitrary/Function Generators Provide Versatile Stimulus in RF Applications
Recently, modern arbitrary/function generators (AFGs) have been finding increasing use in a number of RF test applications, thanks to significant improvements in versatility, flexibility and frequency range, enabled by advances in instrumentation tec

Literature Number: 75W-21197-0
Application Note 26 Nov 2019
25 Common Things You Can Do With an Arbitrary/Function Generator
An acquisition instrument - usually an oscilloscope or logic analyzer - is probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think about making electronic measurements. But these tools can only make a measurement when they are able to acquire a si

Literature Number: 75W-23806-0
Fact Sheet 26 Nov 2019
NI SIGNALEXPRESS TEKTRONIX EDITION v2.5.1
National Instruments SignalExpress(tm) Tektronix Edition provides the industry's first true USB plug-n-play connectivity for instrumentation offering an intuitive drag-and-drop user interface that does not require any programming. SignalExpress(tm) p

Part Number: 066077003
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.2.1
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software c

Part Number: 066155503
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.5
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146105
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V2.9
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146101
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS v2.5 WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW v2.5
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066055107
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.1
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146103
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000C Series Firmware Update - V1.0.10
Latest Firmware for AFG3011C/AFG3021C/ AFG3022C/AFG3051C/AFG3052C/AFG3101C/AFG3102C/AFG3151C/ AFG3152C/AFG3251C/AFG3252C arbitrary/function generator. Please follow the installation instructions carefully. Please read the Release Notes for additional

Part Number: 066186101
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Firmware Update V3.2.3
Includes all features from previous versions and optimize output signal in phase modulation mode

Part Number: 066072813
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000C SERIES FIRMWARE UPDATE
Latest Firmware for AFG3011C/AFG3021C / AFG3022C/AFG3051C/AFG3052C / AFG3101C / AFG3102C / AFG3251C / AFG3252C arbitrary/function generator. Please follow the installation instructions carefully. Please read the Release Notes for additional informati

Part Number: 066145500
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.0.1
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software ca

Part Number: 066155501
Software 12 Nov 2019
VISACMD - Command line Utility for instrument communication
VISACMD.EXE is a command-line utility that will read/write instrument commands to/from stdout (the console) and then exit. This allows command-line scripting (batch files) handle things like event processing, looping, waits, and file IO. It offers

Part Number: 066123900
Software 12 Nov 2019
Open Source package that is used in AFG3KC
AFG3KC project uses some open source package. These packages are compliance with GPL or LGPL license. Modifications have been taken for some packages and some packages do not been changed. All open source packages will be uploaded to website.

Part Number: 066155600
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.0.0.107
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software ca

Part Number: 066155500
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-B,C,D - Win XP and Win 7 V1.0.0
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software

Part Number: 066146200
Software 12 Nov 2019
USB3-TX - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win7 V6.0.6
The TekExpress USB3 Tx application (Opt. USB-TX and USBSSP Tx) is the automated solution for verification, characterization and debug of USB3.1 measurements from DPOJET Timing and Analysis tool, that integrates the DPOJET Options "USB3 Essentials" an

Part Number: 066155409
Software 12 Nov 2019
USB3-TX - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win7 V6.0.2
The TekExpress USB3 Tx application (Opt. USB-TX and USBSSP Tx) is the automated solution for verification, characterization and debug of USB3.1 measurements from DPOJET Timing and Analysis tool, that integrates the DPOJET Options "USB3 Essentials" an

Part Number: 066155406
Software 12 Nov 2019
TekExpress PCI Express Compliance solution - DPO-DSA-MSO70000-C,D,DX - Win 7 V2.2.0
The TekExpress Automation for PCI Express Transmitter Compliance greatly reduces the effort and accelerates the compliance testing for PCI Express systems and devices with several unique and innovative capabilities. TekExpress Automation software c

Part Number: 066155502
Software 12 Nov 2019
ARBEXPRESS WAVEFORM CREATION AND EDITING SW, V3.4
ArbExpress is a waveform creation and editing tool for Tektronix AWG and AFG instruments. It provides an easy to use and efficient way to create and edit waveforms, transfer waveforms to and from Arbitrary Waveform Generators (AWG), and Arbitrary/Fun

Part Number: 066146104
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000C SERIES FIRMWARE UPDATE
Latest Firmware for AFG3011C/AFG3021C / AFG3022C/AFG3051C/AFG3052C / AFG3101C / AFG3102C / AFG3251C / AFG3252C arbitrary/function generator. Please follow the installation instructions carefully. Please read the Release Notes for additional informati

Part Number: 066145501
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000 Series Firmware Update - V3.2.4
The AFG3000 Series Firmware Update - V3.2.4 includes all features from previous versions and optimizes output signal in phase modulation mode.

Part Number: 066072814
Software 12 Nov 2019
AFG3000 SERIES FIRMWARE UPDATE v3.1.1
Includes all features from previous versions and an offset output related bug fix.

Part Number: 066072810
Software 12 Nov 2019
Testing with Versatile Pulse Generation Solutions
This application note describes several applications in which modern general-purpose arbitrary/function generators (AFGs) can present a flexible, versatile and more affordable alternative solution to dedicated pulse generators.

Literature Number: 75W-21097-0
Application Note 12 Nov 2019
Tektronix Announces First Network-Based Lab Instrument Management Solution for Education
New TekSmartLab™ Improves the Teaching and Learning Experience for Instructors and Students Alike, Centralizes Management of up to 400 Instruments, Allows Students to Retrieve Test Results with Smartphones BEAVERTON, Ore., March 31, 2015 - Tektronix
News Release 12 Nov 2019
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 12 Nov 2019