Re: Calibrators vs Signal/Function Generators


Weighing in here - the most common issue that you'll hit is that the flatness of the levelled sine wave generators is specified to a much higher standard than the typical levelled sig-gen.

For example the SG504 with levelling head accuracy specification is well down in the sub +/- 0.1dB area (within 3%) whereas a typical RF sig-gen is +/- 1dB


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of David Berlind
Sent: 14 July 2020 15:14
Subject: [TekScopes] Calibrators vs Signal/Function Generators

Question for the hive:

I have a pile of scopes here that I'll be looking to calibrate at some point as a part of their resurrection. I see that the primary function of some Tek calibration fixtures is to generate square and sine waves. How is this significantly different from what a well-calibrated signal/function generator can do?

Thank you.


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