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Teledyne LeCroy Introduces Most Flexible Vector Signal Analysis for Oscilloscopes

VectorLinQ Vector Signal Analysis option provides an extensive toolset for insight into advanced signals, with maximum measurement flexibility and sophisticated visualization

Chestnut Ridge, NY, December 8, 2015 – Teledyne LeCroy today expands the capabilities of its industry-leading oscilloscope products with the introduction of the VectorLinQ vector signal analysis software option. VectorLinQ enables sophisticated visualization and analysis of standard modulation schemes including n-PSK, n-QAM, circular QAM, ASK, and FSK, as well as custom signal types and symbol positions. The VectorLinQ software includes functionality to either demodulate RF signals for analysis, or directly acquire and analyze baseband I and Q signals.

VectorLinQ operates through a unique, intuitive model, passing the signal through a chain of user-defined processing blocks to simplify the most sophisticated analysis. Standard processing blocks include mixers, filters, phase estimators, and equalizers. Users may also insert custom MATLAB processing blocks at any point in the processing chain.

VectorLinQ VSA offers various ways to analyze and view demodulated waveforms. The I-Q constellation diagram helps identify signal quality issues such as amplitude imbalances, quadrature error, and phase noise. Users may view I and Q components, Amplitude, Power, Phase, and EVM as "traces" in the time domain, time-correlated with other waveforms in the oscilloscope. Eye-diagram views of any trace provide deeper insight into the signal quality of demodulated waveforms. Spectral views of the total signal, as well as of the individual I and Q components, are also available as standard.

Pricing and Availability

VectorLinQ VSA has a US List price of $10,000, and is available on Teledyne LeCroy WavePro 7Zi, WaveMaster 8Zi, LabMaster 9Zi and LabMaster 10Zi oscilloscopes running firmware version 7.9.x or later.

About Teledyne LeCroy

Teledyne LeCroy is a leading manufacturer of advanced test instruments that drive product innovation by quickly measuring, analyzing, and verifying complex electronic signals. The Company offers high-performance oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers, and global communications protocol test solutions used by design engineers in the computer, semiconductor and consumer electronics, data storage, automotive and industrial, military and aerospace, and telecommunication markets. Teledyne LeCroy’s 51-year heritage of technical innovation is the foundation for its recognized leadership in “WaveShape Analysis”—capturing, viewing, and measuring the high-speed signals that drive today's information and communications technologies. Teledyne LeCroy is headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, New York. Company information is available at teledynelecroy.com.

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Hilary Lustig, Teledyne LeCroy
Patrick Connally, Product Manager, High Bandwidth Oscilloscopes
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