NI PXI-5422 200 MS/s, 16-bit Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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  • 16-bit resolution, 200 MS/s sampling rate
  • 80 MHz analog bandwidth
  • 1.8 ns rise time with <6% pulse aberration
  • Multimodule synchronization with <20 ps skew
  • 8, 32, 256, or 512 MB of shared waveform data and sequence instruction memory
  • Optional 16-bit LVDS digital pattern output
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The National Instruments PXI-5422 is a 200 MS/s arbitrary waveform generator featuring 16-bit resolution and up to 512 MB of onboard memory in a compact, 1 slot 3U PXI module. Because the NI PXI-5422 uses the PCI-based PXI platform, waveforms can be downloaded at up to 84 MB/s, far faster than traditional GPIB-based instruments. Using the Synchronization and Memory Core (SMC) architecture of the PXI-5422, you can create mixed-signal test systems by synchronizing the generator with digitizers and digital waveform generator/analyzers or synchronize multiple arbitrary waveform generators to form a phase-coherent multichannel generator.

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Specifications Summary

General
Product Family Signal Generators
Form Factor PXI Platform
PXI Bus Type PXI Hybrid Compatible
Part Number 779087-01 , 779087-02 , 779087-03 , 779087-04
Operating System/Target Real-Time , Linux , Windows
LabVIEW RT Support Yes
Triggering Digital
Synchronization Bus (RTSI) Yes
External Clocking Yes
Length 16 cm
Width 10 cm
Height 2 cm
I/O Connector SMB male
Power Requirement for +3.3V Rail 2 A
Power Requirement for +5V Rail 2.7 A
Power Requirement for +12V Rail 0.46 A
Power Requirement for -12V Rail 0.01 A
Slot Two Module No
Module Width 1
MXI Compatible Yes
Product Name PXI-5422
Analog Input
Channels 0
Analog Output
Channels 1
Resolution 16 bits
Timing Hardware
Update Rate 200 MS/s
Output Impedance 50 Ohm , 75 Ohm
On-Board Memory 256 MB , 512 MB , 8 MB , 32 MB
Max Voltage -6 V - 6 V
Maximum Voltage Range Sensitivity 48 mV
Minimum Voltage Range -2.82 mV - 2.82 mV
Min Voltage Range Sensitivity 1 mV
Frequency Range 0 Hz - 80 MHz
Waveform Types Intermediate Frequency , Arbitrary , DC , Standard Functions
Provides Data Bit Marker? Yes
Supports Linking/Looping Segments? Yes
Supports Frequency Hopping and Sweeping? No
Noise Floor (@ -50 dBm output) -148 dBm/Hz
Supports Data Streaming? No
Supports On-the-fly signal adjustments? No
Digital I/O
Bidirectional Channels 0

NI PXI-5422 Packages

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NI PXI-5422
- 779087-02 Qty $ 9,445 each
- 779087-01 Qty $ 7,787 each
- 779087-03 Qty $ 12,628 each
- 779087-04 Qty $ 15,924 each
Optional Accessories
Cable
Qty $ 98 each
Qty $ 65 each
SMB-110 - 763405-01
Qty $ 65 each
GLOBAL.SWITCH_ACC
MCX Plug to SMB Plug, 1 m - 188376-01
Select length:
Qty $ 65 each
Qty $ 394 each
NI PXI-2593 - 778793-01
Qty $ 2,034 each
Qty $ 445 each

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