HAMEG Instruments presents numerous novelties at the productronica 2011
CAN/LIN protocol analysis now also in the MSO entry level class – at no cost during the introduction phase.
Apart from functions like parameters with statistics and maximum compatibility of remote control commands with the Rohde & Schwarz oscilloscopes, an important customer demand could be fulfilled: For the first time, HAMEG offers the option HOO12 which allows triggering and decoding of CAN and LIN protocols for less than 500€. Combined with the options HOO10/HOO11for I2C, SPI, and UART/RS-232 HAMEG now offers most of the customers in the automotive, medical, aircraft, and automation industries a complete solution for the development of embedded systems. Also, a table presentation for the decoded values of all protocols was implemented which presents in one line all information of a message telegram. These lines are linked to the messages in the memory which allows easy navigating within the up to 4MPts deep memory. Special trigger properties allow the precise isolation of single messages. Additional search and filter functions are available by a new firmware which simplifies and speeds finding of special events appreciably such as defined rise times or I2C addresses. The HMO series even decodes 2 CAN buses simultaneously, hence they are especially useful for system designers. For individual measuring tasks the 2/4 analog and 8/16 digital channels can be annotated which is very useful. Users who are mainly interested in the protocol level, can use the least expensive oscilloscope of the HMO series, the 70MHz HMO722, and the CAN option in order to be able to analyze this bus for less than 1,700€.
How to keep the loading low when measuring differential signals
HAMEG presents new differential probes for differential signals like the CAN bus, a 200MHz differential probe HZO40 and a 800MHz differential probe HZO41. Both are outstanding by their excellent electrical properties (3.5 resp. 1pF input capacity, 1MOhm resp. 200KOhm input resistance), a variety of practical accessories and flexible power supply options. The simplest method is using the USB port of the instrument connected, but also battery operation and an external power supply are possible. Combined with the respective HMO series oscilloscope (or any other one) many measurements on differential signals are possible without loading the signal appreciably. Hence they are especially useful for all measurements of signal integrity.
As an introductory offer, valid from 15th of November 2011 until the end of February 2012, the option HOO12 (CAN/LIN) will be installed into every HMO oscilloscope ordered at no cost. With the new spectrum analyzer HMS1000E (economy), the option HOO12 for the CAN/LIN analysis with HMO oscilloscopes, and the new differential probes HZO40/HZO41 HAMEG opens the door for cost-sensitive customers to using modern instruments – according to the HAMEG motto: „Great Value in Test & Measurement“.
The HMS1000E is available immediately at a list price of 1,950€, the option HOO12 may be ordered at 480€ after the promotional offer expired. Delivery will start on 1 January 2012 for all HMO’s. The differential 200MHz and 800MHz probes HZ040/41 are immediately available at list prices of 1250€ resp. 2150€.
Further information is available at www.hameg.com/productronica. You shall find us at the productronica in hall A1, booth no. 369.