Test & Measurement Blogs

Audio levels, dBu, dBV, and the gang: What you need to know

Audio levels and decibel standards are an endless source of confusion. Let’s clear the air. Read More...

Keysight PXI intro: FPGAs and fast displays

Keysight’s introduction of 10 PXIe instruments includes the ability to customize FPGAs and display 1,000,000 waveforms per second. Read More...

Are robots a threat to engineers?

As engineers create ever more sophisticated robots, are they in danger of being replaced themselves? Read More...

Help save a part of engineering history

The first house to have a telephone is up for sale. You can help turn it into a museum. Read More...

Silicon photonics: Will the hare finally catch the tortoise?

Silicon photonics is sort of like fusion energy, always right around the corner. But this time, it's for sure. Read More...

Measuring appliance power consumption

Most engineers like to be efficient and conserve. To that end, this engineer compared two ac power meters by testing them around the house. Read More...

Rescued analog oscilloscope works fine, still has value

When an LG OS-5020 analog oscilloscope was saved from destruction and came my way, I just had to try it out. Read More...

Heidi Barnes: DesignCon 2017 Engineer of the Year

An EE with experiences in RF, ATE, space electronics, signal integrity, power integrity, and simulation is a true DesignCon luminary worthy of this Read More...

PXI turns 20: How long do standards last?

PXI is going strong 20 years later. Standards can last a long time. Read More...

A cancelled product development – success or failure?

Larry Desjardin looks at cancelled projects, and says they can sometimes be a success. Read More...

FEATURED RESOURCES