June 27, 2016

M531 - Performance characteristics

Outputs

Number of channels 1
Number of outputs 2, low and high level (L and H)
Output attenuator Settable to 0 or -20dB on L output
Max. output voltage, output L, no load -4.5V to 4.5V (9Vpp) attenuator set to 0dB
-450mV to 450mV (900mVpp) attenuator set to -20dB
Max. output voltage, output H, no load -25V to 25V (50Vpp)
Recommended range of output voltage setting, output L, no load 800mVpp to 9Vpp attenuator set to 0dB
80mVpp to 900mVpp attenuator set to -20dB
Recommended range of output voltage setting, output H, no load 4.6Vpp to 50Vpp
Output voltage setting step, output L, no load less than 2.5mV (attenuator set to 0dB)
less than 250uV (attenuator set to -20 dB)
Output voltage setting step, output H, no load less than 13mV
Output voltage setting accuracy Output L: +-2% from the actual value in recommended range up to 10 MHz.
Output H: +-2.5% from actual value in recommended range up to 100 kHz.
+-5% from 100kHz to 200kHz
Output voltage shift range, output L, no load +-1.5V attenuator set to 0dB
+-150mV attenuator set to -20dB
Output voltage shift range, output H, no load +-8V
Shift setting accuracy, output L +-1.5% from whole range
Shift setting accuracy, output H +-2% from whole range
Output resistance, output L 50Ohm
Output resistance, output H 600Ohm
Output resistance accuracy, output L +-1.5% attenuator set to 0dB
+2%, -0.5%, attenuator set to -20 dB
Output resistance accuracy, output H +-1.5%
Filter Settable to 20MHz, 40MHz or off
Output pulse edge length, output L less than 10ns, filter off
Output pulse edge length, output H less than 2.5us
Short circuit protection Unlimited

Waveform generation

Waveform memory length 8192 samples in standard mode, maximally 16384 samples in arbitrary mode
Frequency setting step less than 0.003% from actual value
Frequency accuracy 0.01% from actual value
Maximum output update rate 100 000 000 samples/s
Output waveform period length 2mHz to 50MHz *
Modes of operation Periodic, single or triggered

* - The period consists of two points, when the output frequency is between 25 to 50MHz.

Synchro

Trigger input 3.3V CMOS compatible
Trigger input threshold voltage about 1.6V
Trigger input maximum input range -10V to +13V
Trigger output 3.3V CMOS compatible

Power

Power sources - USB interface via USB cable
- In order to activate high voltage output (H), auxiliary 10V to 18VDC power supply is required (wall adaptor is the part of the package)
Power consumption - max. 480mA from USB
- 1.2W to 2.25W from auxiliary power supply (depending on the output voltage and load of the high voltage output)

Mechanical characteristics

Dimensions without feet and connectors 165 x 111 x 35 mm
Dimensions with feet and connectors 182 x 111 x 39 mm
Weight 530 g