EEVblog #587 – Tektronix MDO3000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope Teardown


What’s inside Tektronix’s new MDO3000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope?
Dave does a teardown and looks at the circuitry and how they can get such a cheap 3GHz RF spectrum analyser to work.
MDO4000 Teardown: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9_JxRiuS5A
Datasheets:
HMC624 Digital RF Attenuator
HMC311 InGaP HBT GAIN BLOCK
HMC429 VCO
Lattice LFE3 FPGA
77725 LDO
i.MX6 ARM Applications Processor
PECL Buffer
ADF4360 VCO
1Gb DDR2 SDRAM
Secrets Behind the MDO Spectrum Analyser
Forum HERE

High resolution teardown photos are here:

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