The Keysight E1420B High-Performance Universal Counter is a C-size, 1-slot, message based VXI module. It provides the full set of traditional universal counter measurements and automatic measurements of rise/fall time, pulse width, phase, and ac/dc voltages. Additionally, this module provides x10 attenuation, allowing measurements of higher-powered signals.

The E1420B is ideal for ATE applications requiring high speed in all phases of a measurement -- setup, measure, and output. It can make up to 60 measurements per second of the same function. It can also sequence through a series of different functions at up to 40 measurements per second. For even faster measurements, the optional shared memory capability yields up to 160 measurements per second. This option allows the E1420B to send measurement data to a VXI device with shared RAM. Data may be accessed by the controller, thus eliminating data formatting time and providing higher measurement throughput.

The E1420B features the industry standard SCPI interface language, so you can easily leverage, increase the life of test software, and decrease the time spent learning new instrument languages.

  • Offers 200 MHz frequency range and optional 2.5 GHz channel for communications and navigation applications
  • Performs 9-digit resolution measurement in 1 second gate time
  • Outstanding resolution of 2 ns time interval (200 ps with averaging)
  • Includes shared memory option configuration
  • Allows phase measurement and measurement timeout

Notice to EU customers: This product is no longer available due to lack of compliance with EU RoHS directive 2011/65/EU. Keysight will continue to service and support this product to the end of worldwide support life.



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