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Products => Test Equipment => Topic started by: Hugoneus on February 23, 2016, 04:33:05 pm

Title: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: Hugoneus on February 23, 2016, 04:33:05 pm
You can watch the video here: [53 Minutes]
youtu.be/Fp-ZVez08m0 (http://youtu.be/Fp-ZVez08m0)

More videos at The Signal Path:
www.TheSignalPath.com (http://www.TheSignalPath.com)
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: HAL-42b on February 23, 2016, 10:21:45 pm
Cool gear I can never afford.
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: TheSteve on February 23, 2016, 10:28:39 pm
Looks more like it's the Stanford Research TSG-4106A
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: Hugoneus on February 24, 2016, 03:11:00 am
Looks more like it's the Stanford Research TSG-4106A

I think that it is, the front-panel looks like it is designed by Tek.
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: nowlan on February 24, 2016, 11:39:29 am
Was about to ask if SRS were related to tek/danaher. Doesnt appear to be any releation.

Certainly looks similar from back of this unit. Vector Signal Generators, SG390 Series — Up to 6 GHz vector signal generators (http://www.thinksrs.com/products/SG390.htm)
(http://www.thinksrs.com/assets/instr/SG390/SG390_FP.jpg)
(http://www.thinksrs.com/assets/instr/SG390/SG390_RP.jpg)
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: Lukas on February 24, 2016, 06:44:26 pm
I've taken a look at the firmware upgrade for the TSG4000 series and couldn't find any reference to SRS.
As to be expected from Tek, this thing runs linux. Seems like the code name is 'arcteryx'
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: Hugoneus on February 25, 2016, 12:01:32 am
I've taken a look at the firmware upgrade for the TSG4000 series and couldn't find any reference to SRS.
As to be expected from Tek, this thing runs linux. Seems like the code name is 'arcteryx'

Interesting. I hope that they start implementing more features into it.
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: TheSteve on February 25, 2016, 12:05:18 am
Perhaps only the hardware was contracted out and Tek is still doing the software in house.
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: Hugoneus on February 25, 2016, 12:07:13 am
Perhaps only the hardware was contracted out and Tek is still doing the software in house.

Well the software all runs inside the LCD screen module and that is the component which is different from the SRS model, so it makes sense. :)
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: Hugoneus on February 25, 2016, 07:50:37 pm
Cool gear I can never afford.

I hope that you still found the review helpful. :)
Title: Re: Tektronix TSG4106A RF Signal / Vector Generator Review, Teardown & Experiments
Post by: HAL-42b on February 25, 2016, 07:55:54 pm
I hope that you still found the review helpful. :)


Yes it was. I watched it twice and I'll watch it again when I have time, just like the rest of your videos. Thank you.