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5000 Series AWG question

Postby jom » Tue Apr 17, 2007 8:08 pm

Hello

I just wanted to ask whether it's possible to generate an FM or AM signal with the AWG with the 5204 scope? All I'd need would be say a tone modulated waveform in either case. A second question is what is the highest possible sinewave frequency with the AWG. Another words could I FM modulate to 10 MHz for example?

Thanks for any info you can give.

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Postby ziko » Wed Apr 18, 2007 10:20 am

Hi and thank you for your post.

The AWG can store 8192 samples that are 12 bits, it has a sampling rate of 125MS/s (although to get any kind of decent signal we recommend sampling 5 times quicker ). Another thing to take into account is that the signal will be repetitive.

We have a sine wave form generator that goes up to 20MHz.

Hope this hels
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