Precision AWG with two DAC settings

  • 14-bit resolution up to 8 GSa/s
  • 12-bit resolution up to 12 GSa/s

High-speed arbitrary waveform generators

  • Variable sample rate from 125 MSa/s to 8 / 12 GSa/s
  • Spurious-free-dynamic range (SFDR) up to 90 dBc typical
  • Up to 2 GSa arbitrary waveform memory per channel with advanced sequencing
  • Analog bandwidth up to 5GHz

Unique Performance – Unique Value

  • Up to 90 dBc SFDR - Tones clearly stand out of noise (Even with thousands of tones)
  • 2 GSa memory per channel - Realistic signal scenarios with long playtime
  • 5 GHz analog bandwidth - Mimic analog imperfections with custom ISI

Key applications

  • Radar, Satellite, Electronic Warfare, Multilevel Signals
  • ADC testing (Analog Digital Converter testing), Jitter Margin Testing
  • Digital Video, Noise Power Ratio Measurement, Wireless HD, HDMI, MHL
  • IEEE 802.11ad, CaTV, OFDM, Software Defined Radio

Enhance your reality - with the M8190A 12 GSa/s Arbitrary Waveform Generator

From low-observable systems to high-density comms, testing is more realistic with precision arbitrary waveform generation. Now you can take reality to the extreme: A Keysight AWG is the source of greater fidelity, delivering high resolution and wide bandwidth – simultaneously. This unique combination lets you create signal scenarios that push your design to the limit and bring new insight to your analysis. Get bits and bandwidth – and enhance your reality.

The M8190A AWG works with all leading software platforms

MATLAB software, BenchLink Waveform Builder Pro Software , Wideband Waveform Center for wideband modulation in 60 GHz wireless communications and more.

Additional Information:

  • Also available as M8190S Multichannel Arbitrary Waveform Generator System. Two multi-channel selections are available:
  • 4-channel system: Consists of one M9505A 5-slot AXIe chassis (M8190S-B04), one M8192A synchronization module, and two M8190A AWG modules, including the required number of clock and trigger cables
  • 8-channel system: Consists of two M9505A 5-slot AXIe chassis (M8190S-B08), one M8192A synchronization module, and four M8190A AWG modules, including the required number of clock and trigger cables

Key Specifications

DAC Resolution
12/14 bit
5 GHz
Number of Channels
Max Sample Rate
12 GSa/s
DAC Resolution
Number of Channels
Max Sample Rate
12/14 bit
5 GHz
12 GSa/s
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2,000 mVpp diff max
5 GHz
DAC Resolution:
12/14 bit
Effective Number of Bits (ENOB):
12.25 Bits
Form Factor:
1-slot AXIe
Frequency Range:
>240 MHz
Arbitrary Waveform Generator
Intrinsic Jitter:
15 ps
Key Attributes:
Arbitrary Waveform Generator 14 bit / 8 GSa/s 12 bit / 12 GSa/s 128 MSa memory Upgrade to 2 GSa memory Advanced sequencing
Max Memory Depth:
2 GSa
Max Sample Rate:
12 GSa/s
Number of Channels:
Number of Outputs:
1 or 2, Differential and single ended
Signal Type:
Any arbitrary waveform
Spur Free Dynamic Range:
90 dBc
High Signal Fidelity AWG
Typical Rise/Fall Time:
< 60 ps
M8190A 12 GSa/s Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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