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The Test Equipment Resource Library

Corporate Backgrounder (731 KB pdf)

IT products and services. OEM/embedded computing solutions. New and used test equipment sales, rentals, and leasing. From the friendly professionals at Continental Resources.



Brochures & Catalogs

GNSS for the R&SSMBV100A Vector Signal Generator (1163 MB pdf)

Whether in the R & D lab or in production, the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) solution for the R&S®SMBV100A sets new standards in the field of satellite simulation. It supports all possible scenarios, from simple setups with individual, static satellites all the way to flexible scenarios generated in realtime with up to 12 dynamic GPS (C/A and P code), Glonass and Galileo satellites.

Keithley Brochure (951 KB pdf)

With more than 60 years of measurement expertise, Keithley Instruments is a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems.

Rohde and Schwarz Brochure (1281 MB pdf)

Rohde & Schwarz has stood for quality and innovation in test and measurement for more than 75 years. R&S provides cutting edge test equipment for today’s technologies, including cellular, wireless connectivity, satellite navigation, and broadcast TV and radio.

Solution Sheets

Whitepapers and Briefs

Antenna Patterns and Their Meaning (761 KB pdf)

Much can be learned about how an antenna performs from its patterns. This paper describes many of the common antenna parameters that can be understood from the patterns.

2000 6.5-Digit Multimeter (1 KB blob)

The 2000 is a fast, accurate, and highly stable instrument that’s as easy to operate as it is to afford.

High Power System SourceMeter® SMU Instrument (688 KB pdf)

The Model 2657A is a high voltage, high power, low current source measure unit (SMU) instrument that delivers unprecedented power, precision, speed, flexibility, and ease of use to improve produc-tivity in R&D, production test, and reliability environments.


How To

ABC of Probes (1730 MB pdf)

A great guide for the basics on Test Equipment probes from Tektronix



Application Notes

Low Current Measurements (801 KB pdf)

Learn on how to get the most out of your test equipment when it comes to low and basic current and measurements.

Production Testing of Thermistors (582 KB pdf)

Thermistors have many applications, including their use as temperature sensors, resettable fuses, power indicators, and current limiters.

Optimizing Switch/Read Rates (91 KB pdf)

Keithley offers a variety of flexible measurement and switching solutions for these multipoint testing applications, including the Series 2000 line of digital multimeters and Model 7001 and 7002 switch mainframes.

LLCR Pin Socket Testing (1149 MB pdf)

The High Density Matrix Card will allow you to make measurements while using low level signals.

Oscilloscope Fundamentals (780 KB pdf)

The oscilloscope is arguably one of the most useful tools ever created for use by electronic engineers.

High Speed Testing of High Brightness LEDs (619 KB pdf)

This note also outlines how to achieve throughput advantages and reduce the cost of test by using new test technologies, including instru-ments enabled with Keithley’s Test Script Processor (TSP®).

Diode Production Testing with the Series 2400 SourceMeter Instrument (259 KB pdf)

This application note describes how to configure a diodeproduction test system using a single instrument that can sourceand measure both current and voltage — Keithley’s Series 2400SourceMeter® family (including the Model 2400 SourceMeter,Model 2410 High Voltage SourceMeter, and Model 2420 HighCurrent SourceMeter) offers this capability.

High Resistance Measurements (317 KB pdf)

Learn how to apply the Model 6430 to both constant voltage and constant current techniques for resistance measurement.

R&S CMU200 - Determining Path Loss (582 KB pdf)

This application sheet describes how to determine the path loss for devices (e.g. mobile phones) tested in a Universal RF Shielding BOW CMW-Z10 using a UNiversal Radio Communication tester R&S CMU200.