Frequently Asked Questions

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Can two Model 2657A be placed in parallel to gain higher current?

The 2657A can be connected in parallel with another 2657A to double the current available.
Please make sure that the LO is tied to ground when you are connecting the 2657A in parallel to double the current available.

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How to clear a function without having to recycle power on the 2600B series.

The easiest way to delete a function is to set it equal to nil, e.g. myfunc = nil. You should then call the collectgarbage() function to free up the memory. Garbage collection will actually occur automatically, but it can take up to a few seconds to process.

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Where can I find the battery discharge script for Model 2450?

Answer: The battery discharge script is on the tek forum.

Here is the link.


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Comparison of DDC and SCPI Command codes for 6517.

Look the attached word document for comparison of DDC(Device Dependent Commands) to SCPI commands for Model 6517A.

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How do I synchronize the outputs of multiple Model 3390 Arbitrary Waveform Generators?


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TTR500A Series Custom Calibration Kit

You can use a custom calibration kit as long as you know the calibration standards.You can create a calibration kit in VectorVu by following the steps below:

This FAQ applies to:
TTR503A, TTR506A
TTR500A Calibration

Yes, calibration needs to be done on the TTR500A series before use. Before making measurements with a VNA, you calibrate the VNA to reduce errors that can affect measurements. When you calibrate a VNA, you perform a mathematical correction to the measurement results.
This FAQ applies to:
TTR503A, TTR506A

Does the TTR500A series have De-Embedding Capability

The TTR500A does not have built in de-embedding capability, however the user could save .SNP files and post process the data in order to de-embed the DUT.

This FAQ applies to:
TTR503A, TTR506A
Does the TTR500A series have port extension capability.

The TTR500A series does support port extensions. An online tutorial on how to perform the port extension is shown in the below link. 

How to Perform Port Extension

This FAQ applies to:
TTR503A, TTR506A
What is the deskew range and resolution between channels for the 5 or 6 series MSO?

Both 5 and 6 series MSO support a deskew range of -125ns to +125ns.

The 6 series MSO can be adjusted in 1ps resolution for all acquisition modes except Peak Detect and Envelope (40ps resolution).

The 5 series MSO can be adjusted in 40ps resolution for all acquisition modes.

This FAQ applies to:
MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64

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