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Electronic Test & Measurement

Oscilloscopes, Analyzers, Meters

Oscilloscopes from extreme value to extreme performance. Supercharge your oscilloscope bandwidth for free!

Whether you need the fastest real-time oscilloscope on earth with the highest measurement accuracy anywhere, or something a little more basic, Agilent oscilloscopes outperform in every category. We are working continually to bring you oscilloscopes with breakthrough capabilities that help you solve your toughest measurement challenges. That’s why discerning engineers have made Agilent the fastest growing oscilloscope company in the world since 1997. Like you, we’re working on what’s next.

U1600 Series Handheld Oscilloscopes

The Agilent U1600 series handheld digital oscilloscope is full featured handheld oscilloscope that offers maximum versatility for current and future needs.

The U1602B and U1604B are dual channel 20 MHz and 40 MHz oscilloscopes that have built in DMM and recorder functions. They were voted No. 1 Product of the Year by readers of the German-language Elektronik Magazine in 2006.

The NEW U1610A/U1620A oscilloscope include two isolated input channels, certified to CAT III 600 V, that protect users and prevent damages to devices when performing floating measurements.

The U1610A has a 100 MHz bandwidth and 1 GSa/s sampling rate while the U1620A provides 200 MHz bandwidth and 2 GSa/s sampling rate. With a maximum memory depth of 2 Mpts, users can capture non-repeating signals such as motor start up sequence and transient waveforms without sacrificing signal details. The 5.7-inch (diagonal) sunlight viewable screen uses VGA TFT LCD technology with enhanced color intensity to clearly distinguish waveform details. Its benchtop-like display and dual window zoom function allow users to easily identify problem areas and zoom in for more detailed analysis. Both models feature three viewing modes: indoor, outdoor and night vision. Each mode uses predefined contrast levels to help engineers and technicians to analyze waveforms under all lighting conditions.


  • CATIII 600V isolated channels
  • Up to 2GSa/s sampling rate
  • Up to 2Mpts recording length
  • 5.7 inch VGA TFT LCD display (640x320 resolution)
  • 3 viewing mode display (indoor, outdoor, night-vision)
  • Dual window zoom and math functions
  • 10,000 counts digital multimeter
  • Datalogger capability
  • USB2.0 full speed IO interface

Optional Feature

USB Host Capability with Option 001 - Allows you to connect to a USB Memory Device and download waveforms instantaneously. (For U1602B and U1604B only)

InfiniiVision 2000 X-Series Oscilloscope

Oscilloscopes redefined: Breakthrough technology delivers more scope for the same budget

  • 70 MHz to 200 MHz
  • DSO or MSO (8 digital channels)
  • Standard 5 year factory warranty
  • Up to 1 Mpts memory
  • Built-in 20 MHz function generator (optional)
  • Integrated 3-digit voltmeter (optional)
  • Serial triggering and analysis for CAN, LIN, I²C, SPI and RS232/422/485/UART (optional)

InfiniiVision 3000 X-Series DSO and MSO Oscilloscopes

Oscilloscopes redefined: Breakthrough technology delivers more scope for the same budget

  • 1,000,000 waveforms/sec update rate

Do more with the power of 5 instruments in 1:

  • 100 MHz to 1 GHz DSO or MSO (16 digital channels) models
  • Protocol analysis applications (optional)
  • Built-in 20 MHz function/arbitrary waveform generator (optional)
  • Integrated digital voltmeter (optional)

Get more investment protection

  • Complete upgradability: bandwidth, MSO, memory from 2 Mpts std. to 4 Mpts, WaveGen, DVM and applications
  • Standard 3-year warranty, like all Agilent instruments

InfiniiVision 4000 X-Series DSO and MSO Oscilloscopes

The oscilloscope experience redefined - Get a quote today!


  • Industry’s fastest 1,000,000 waveforms/sec update rate
  • MegaZoom IV uncompromised smart memory technology
  • Standard segmented memory

Experience the usability:

  • Industry-exclusive capacitive touch screen technology and interface designed for touch
  • Industry’s largest 12.1-inch display
  • Innovative InfiniiScan Zone touch triggering

Experience the integration:

  • Get 5 instruments in 1: oscilloscope, logic analyzer (MSO), serial protocol analyzer (including USB), dual-channel WaveGen, and 3-digit voltmeter
  • Full upgradability, including bandwidth

1000 Series Oscilloscopes

Engineered to give you more scope than you thought you could afford.

  • Powerful signal capture and display from a bright color display with wide viewing angle, fast sample rate, and 16 kpts memory.
  • Get advanced measurement capabilities from 23 automatic measurements, FFT math, standard go/no-go mask testing and sequential acquisition of up to 1000 trigger events.
  • Accelerate productivity with built-in help menus, autoscale, USB connectivity,support in 11 languages, and standard 3-year warranty, like all Agilent instruments.

InfiniiVision 6000 Series MSO and DSO Oscilloscopes


The Agilent 6000 Series provides the fastest way to capture analog, digital, and serial signals in real time, triggering from any combination of input channels. View time-aligned analog waveforms, logic patterns and serial data streams and correlate their interplay with a single instrument. You’ll also be able to catch all of the detail with the fast and responsive MegaZoom lll deep memory that is always on.


  • Bandwidth: 100 MHz to 1 GHz
  • Channels: 2 or 4 analog and 16 digital
  • Sample rate: up to 4 GSa/s

Key features:

  • 100,000 waveforms/sec real-time update rate
  • High-definition XGA (1024 x 768) display with 256 levels of intensity grading
  • Complete connectivity including: USB, LAN, GPIB, XGA display out, LXI Class C compliant – standard

6000L Series Rack-Mountable Oscilloscopes

The most space efficient, and affordable LXI C compliant oscilloscopes!

The 6000L Series oscilloscopes provide up to 1-GHz bandwidth in a space-saving 1U-high 19-inch wide package to saves your valuable rack space. Rack mount brackets and rack rails are standard with every unit.


  • Bandwidth: 100 MHz to 1 GHz BW
  • Channels: 4 analog to 16 digital (with MSO option)
  • Sample rate: 4 GSa/s

Key features:

  • Built-in web browser control
  • Standard USB, LAN, GPIB interfaces and XGA out
  • Optimized for automated and manufacturing test
  • Standard 3 year warranty, like all Agilent instruments

InfiniiVision 7000B Series MSO and DSO Oscilloscopes
Best in Test 2009
The Agilent InfiniiVision 7000 Series oscilloscopes are engineered for the best signal visibility.

  • 12.1-inch display
  • MegaZoom III technology delivers 100,000 waveforms/sec update rate for the most visibility into subtle signal details
  • Wide range of oscilloscope software applications including I2C, SPI, CAN, LIN, RS232, CAN, LIN, FPGA and more
  • Standard 3 year warranty, like all Agilent instruments

Infiniium 9000 Series MSO and DSO Oscilloscopes

Engineered for broadest measurement capability

  • Oscilloscope: The powerful features of our Infiniium Series oscilloscopes coupled with superior specifications give you precise signal representation
  • Logic analyzer: Fast deep-memory digital channels let you see critical data values and timing relationships
  • Protocol analyzer: The world’s first scope-based protocol viewer with multi-tab viewing. Quickly drill and move between protocol and physical layers
  • Oscilloscope: The powerful features of our Infiniium Series oscilloscopes coupled with superior specifications give you precise signal representation
  • Logic analyzer: Fast deep-memory digital channels let you see critical data values and timing relationships
  • Protocol analyzer: The world’s first scope-based protocol viewer with multi-tab viewing. Quickly drill and move between protocol and physical layers

Infiniium 9000 H-Series High-Definition Oscilloscopes

See Your Signals in HD - The high-definition 9000 H-Series oscilloscope offers up to 12 bits of resolution, which represents 4096 quantization levels, for precision signal viewing. The 9000 H-Series’ combination of hypersampling and linear noise reduction technology achieves a noise level up to three times lower than traditional 8-bit oscilloscopes.

Infiniium 90000A DSO/DSA Series Oscilloscopes

Engineered for unmatched real-time measurement accuracy

•Pass today’s demanding compliance tests more quickly.
•Debug your toughest designs with confidence.
Infiniium 90000A Series Oscilloscopes are used in compliance testing in today’s most popular serial bus standards, such as:

•PCI Express
(see sample configuration for PCIe 3.0 Transmitter Test PCIe 3.0 Receiver Test)
•USB SuperSpeed

Infiniium 90000 X-Series Oscilloscopes

Engineered for 33 GHz true analog bandwidth that delivers:

•The highest real-time scope measurement accuracy
•The industry’s first 30 GHz oscilloscope probing system
•The industry’s highest-performance MSO
Support for emerging technologies including SAS 6G, SATA 6G, SAS 12G, GDDR5, PCIe gen 3, DisplayPort 1.2, QPI, 10GBaseKR and more

Infiniium 90000 Q-Series Oscilloscopes

At the extremes of electrical and optical measurements, the right oscilloscope will help you explore the “what” and also understand the “why.” That’s the idea behind the Q-Series. It’s our latest step forward in the application of Agilent’s microwave expertise to real-time oscilloscopes. Even at its industry leading bandwidths, the Q-Series lets you see your fastest signals as they really are. Equip your lab with the Q-Series—and achieve your real edge.

  • 20 to 63 GHz bandwidth
  • Up to 160 GSa/s sample rate
  • Up to 2 Gpts memory


86100D Infiniium DCA-X Wide-Bandwidth Oscilloscope Mainframe

86100 DCA Wideband Sampling Oscilloscopes

The most comprehensive multi-function analyzer for high-speed electrical and optical signals

The 86100 Infiniium DCA combines extremely high accuracy and repeatability with outstanding ease of use to simplify characterizing signals from 50 MHz to 80 GHz. Digital designers can combine the mainframe and modules into four key instruments with industry leading signal integrity performance, including:

  • A full-function oscilloscope with bandwidth in excess of 80 GHz, ensuring the most accurate waveform measurements
  • A digital communications analyzer with automated eye diagram analysis for transmitter compliance testing
  • The industry's most accurate jitter and interference analyzer, measuring subcomponent jitter sources with one-button ease of use
  • A full-function time domain reflectometer (TDR/TDT) for high precision impedance and S-parameter analysis

High Performance Oscilloscope- Digitizers

Agilent's DSO90008 series Low Profile, High Performance Oscilloscopes/Digitizers are based on the award winning Infiniium DSO90000A series oscilloscopes, providing unmatched real-time measurement accuracy. Our RF and probing experts have ensured that you get the most accurate measurements every time with less scope noise to interfere with the breakthrough scientific work being done, whether directly connected or utilizing a wide variety of probing solutions.

The Infiniium DSO90000 series boasts industry-leading ADC and front-end technology that allows for superior digitizing performance extending from connection point to final measurement. For designers who want to pull answers directly, the DSO90008 can utilize the on board PCs, HW accelerated filters and powerful off the shelf SW such as Agilent’s 89600B VSA software to speed time to results. Measurements can be customized utilizing Matlab SW based calculations which can be integrated directly inside the oscilloscope application. Raw data can also be offloaded via Ethernet, USB or via optional multi-lane PCIe™ hardware for accelerated data transfer.

"PCIe" is a registered trademark and/or service mark of PCI-SIG.

Spectrum Analyzer (Signal Analyzer)

Choose from an extensive selection of real-time spectrum analyzer and signal analyzer products from DC to 50 GHz and extendable to 325 GHz and beyond with external mixers, for your spectrum analysis measurements. Accurately measure frequency, amplitude and modulation including distortion, spurious, phase noise, and 2G to 4G wireless communication signals. Combine your spectrum analyzer or signal analyzer with 89600 VSA software, flexible modulation analysis software or measurement applications and you can demodulate a broad range of standard-based and general-purpose digital signals and formats. The upgradable real-time spectrum analyzer capabilities ensure that you see, capture, and understand the most elusive signals - known or unknown.

Network Analyzers

From 5 Hz to 1.05 THz, choose from a growing selection of RF and Microwave network analyzers to measure S-parameters, insertion loss, gain, return loss, balanced parameters, differential measurements, compression, distortion, and noise figure.

Choose the right network analyzer for your application: Network Analyzer Selection Guide

PNA manual, firmware, upgrade, and support

ENA manual, firmware, upgrade, and support

Handheld Oscilloscopes, Analyzers, Meters

Agilent’s family of handheld and portable test tools is constantly growing. From digital multimeters (DMMs) and basic capacitance meters, to oscilloscopes, spectrum/signal and network analyzers, our handheld and portable test tools will address the test and measurement capabilities you need to complete your tasks – on the bench or in the field. Whatever your industry and application – electronics, electrical, installation and maintenance, wireless communications, aerospace and defense, or industrial process testing – we have a wide range of test tools for you.

Logic Analyzers

An Agilent logic analyzer helps you minimize project risk by providing the most reliable, accurate measurements and the most complete view of system behavior. This comprehensive family of logic analyzer products offers the measurement capabilities, probing, application support and analysis tools to meet your toughest digital debug needs.

• AXIe-based logic analyzers provide the highest performance available, with state acquisition rate up to 4 Gb/s, 136 channels per module, and memory depth up to 200M.
• 16900 Series modular logic analyzers deliver the best long-term value. You get the flexibility to configure a system the way you want. Purchase what you need now then upgrade as your needs evolve.
• "NEW" 16850 Series portable logic analyzers deliver the fastest timing capture with deep memory for fast digital system debug. Take advantage of 2.5 GHz timing capture with up to 128 M sample memory, up to 1.4 GHz trigger sequencer for state and timing capture, and both single-ended and differential probing options.
• 16800 Series portable logic analyzers offer you an exclusive combination of high-performance logic analysis and pattern generation in a fixed logic analyzer configuration at an affordable price. State speed and memory depth are upgradeable at time of purchase or later as your needs evolve.

Protocol Analyzer and Exerciser

As your design includes multi gigabit serial interconnect standards, Agilent protocol analyzer and exerciser products are the most effective solution to debug, validate and optimize semiconductors, software and system that use serial protocol standards for computer, storage, display, mobile and embedded systems.

Agilent’s protocol test solutions for each technology typically consists of both protocol analyzer application as well as a stimulus solution, such as an exerciser or traffic generator. Agilent’s protocol test solutions combine multi-protocol analysis, traffic generation, performance and conformance verification to debug, validate and optimize your designs using high speed protocol standards.

EMI/EMC, Phase Noise, Physical Layer Test Systems
EMI/EMC solutions

• From precompliance measurements and EMC diagnostics to full compliance testing, Agilent has an EMI measurement solution for you
• Phase noise measurement solutions
• Offer flexible testing of VCOs, DROs, crystal oscillators, synthesizers, amplifiers, converters, and measurement of CW, pulsed and spurious signals
• Signal Source Analyzer – offers the highest measurement throughput and best usability in characterizing VCO or other types of high frequency signal sources, as well as clock jitter evaluation in high-speed data communication systems.
Physical layer test system
• Vector network analyzer- and time domain reflectometer-based system to address signal integrity challenges of high-speed digital designs

Bit Error Ratio Test (BERT) Solutions

Make the next leap forward with Agilent BERTs!

Agilent offers the broadest choice of BERTs - covering affordable manufacturing test and high-performance characterization and compliance testing up to 32 Gb/s

Agilent's Bit Error Ratio Test solutions allow the most accurate and efficient design verification, characterization, compliance and manufacturing test of high-speed communication ports for today's ASICs, components, modules and line-cards in the semiconductor, computer, storage and communication industry.

Agilent offers the broadest portfolio with four BERT families that address a variety of speed classes, usability concepts, and flexibility as well as application specific stimulus and analysis tools. All BERTs provide cost-effective and efficient in-depth insight into critical measurement tasks for today's and next generation devices with gigabit interfaces.

BERTs are used to test and characterize many high-speed digital interfaces:

QPI, FB-DIMM, Hypertransport, PCI Express®, SATA,/SAS USB, Thunderbolt, DisplayPort, HDMI, MHL, MIPI, UHS-II, Fibre Channel, XAUI/10Gb Ethernet, CAUI/100GbE, CEI and other backplanes, XFI/XFP/SFP+/CFP modules, OTN, and PON-OLTs, Serdes, DAC, ADC, etc.

Digital Multimeters (DMM)

•Agilent is #1 in Benchtop and System multimeters.
Why? Because we offer exceptional performance and reliability at a great price.
•4 to 8½ digits • Benchtop, System, Modular and Handheld • Up to 100,000 readings/sec

Power Meters & Power Sensors

Agilent power meters operate with sensors of various types (CW, average and peak and average), covering numerous frequency and power ranges to accurately measure the power of RF and microwave signals. Applications include testing the output power of communication base-station transmitters, cellular telephones, radar system equipment, and much more.

Frequency Counter Products

Agilent is the #1 Frequency Counter vendor in the world
Why? Because we offer a wide variety of time and frequency measurements with exceptional performance and reliability.

Introducing the new 350 MHz 53200 Series RF & Universal Frequency Counters/Timers
Speed, resolution & accuracy are just the beginning... See product links below for details.

Noise Figure Analyzers & Noise Sources

Whether you are working with systems, subsystems, subassemblies, or discrete devices, each of your components add noise that affects the overall performance of your receiver. By measuring and reducing noise figure, you can give your components a competitive edge.

Agilent Technologies provide a range of noise figure measurements solutions to meet your needs, from the NFA series noise figure analyzers to the noise figure measurement personalities for our spectrum analyzers. We also have a range of noise sources to complete the measurement solution.

Agilent also offers 'cost' effective solutions for noise figure needs as options to network analyzers, spectrum analyzers or signal analyzers.

LCR Meters & Impedance Measurement Products

Agilent LCR meters, capacitance meters, resistance meters, and impedance analyzers are useful in testing components and materials in a variety of research and design applications and in component manufacturing. LCR meters measure impedance (inductance, capacitance, and resistance) at spot frequencies. Capacitance meters measure capacitance at spot frequencies. Resistance meters are optimized for high-resistance or low-resistance measurements. Impedance analyzer is the most powerful tool to measure impedance (inductance, capacitance, and resistance) across a range of frequencies.


Agilent digitizers or analog-to-digital converters count 3 different families

  • The high-speed digitizers family provides up to 14-bit of vertical resolution, 8 GSa/s and 3 GHz of bandwidth with optional on-board real-time processing. It includes data converters in PCI/PCIe, PXI, cPCI, VME and AXIe standard form factors, configurable in single to multichannel solutions. These digitizers are mainly used in OEM (medical imaging, lidar, mass spectrometry), embedded aerospace/defense, RF/microwave testing and high-energy physics applications.
  • High resolution LXI digitizers provide mid-range sample rates (20 MSa/s) that complement instruments in test systems such as DMMs, function generators, switch systems and counters. They are mainly used in automotive, aerospace/defense and electronic test applications.
  • The U2500A Series USB Modular Simultaneous Sampling Multifunction Data Acquisition family consists of 3 modules with up to 4 Analog Input channels, up to 16-bit resolution and 2MSa/s/ch sampling rates. The U2500A Series is ideal for applications that require sampling rates per channel for transient signal analysis or simultaneous acquisition of data for phase sensitive applications.

gain insights in minutes -- with no programming required -- for DC bias testing in R&D

The N6705B DC Power Analyzer provides unrivaled productivity gains when sourcing and measuring DC voltage and current into a DUT. The Agilent N6705B DC Power Analyzer is a highly integrated instrument that combines up to four advanced DC power supplies, DMM, oscilloscope, arbitrary waveform generator and datalogger. It provides an easy-to-use interface, with all sourcing and measuring functions available from the front panel. The N6705B makes these tasks easy:

  • Setup and view critical turn-on/turn-off sequences
  • Measure and display voltage, current versus time to visualize power into the DUT
  • Control DC bias supply ramp-up / down rates
  • Generate DC bias supply transients and disturbances
  • Log data for seconds, minutes, hours, or even days to see current consumption or capture anomalies
  • Save data and screen shots to internal storage or external USB memory devices
  • Save and name your setup and tests for easy re-use
  • Share setups with colleagues

Dynamic Signal Analyzers, Materials Measurement

Mechanical and physical test applications in laboratory or field environments.

Parameter & Device Analyzers, Curve Tracer

The Agilent Device Analyzer Series provides both traditional and task-oriented approaches to device characterization to meet the complex challenges faced by modern users. Able to completely replace our older 4145, 4155 and 4156 parameter analyzers, the B1500A has additional hardware and software features that enable both novice and advanced users to efficiently and effectively characterize advanced semiconductor processes and devices. For high-power device testing needs, the B1505A provides a one-box solution for high-current, high-voltage and high DC bias capacitance measurement.

In addition, both the B1500A and B1505A support a curve tracer mode with true knob sweep control for real-time interactive device measurement.

Generators, Sources, Supplies

Signal Generators (Signal Sources)

Signal generator and signal source benchmark for baseband, RF and microwave

Agilent offers the widest selection of baseband, RF, and microwave signal generator (signal source) products from baseband to 67 GHz, with frequency extensions to 500 GHz with millimeter-wave source modules. Signal generator offerings range from basic to advanced functionality; each delivers benchmark performance in its class to address your signal source requirements in design and manufacturing.

Signal creation software

Agilent provides a comprehensive collection of application-specific signal generator software. Used with our vector signal generators, Signal Studio, embedded, or MATLAB software will cut the time you spend on signal simulation.

Function / Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Introducing 20 & 30 MHz 33500B Series waveform generators with Agilent exclusive Trueform technology.
Generate true point-by-point arbitrary waveforms with less jitter, more fidelity and greater resolution.

Get advanced signal creation/editing capability without tedious programming with 33503A BenchLink Waveform Builder Pro Software.

Pulse Generator Products

Agilent Technologies offers the most comprehensive portfolio of stimulus solutions for the generation of digital and analog waveforms and data signals. The Agilent instruments cover a frequency range from 1 mHz to 12.5 Gb/s and an output amplitude range from 50 mV to 100V.

Data Generators & Analyzers
Digital sources for functional and parametric tests.

Whether you require powerful pulses for the latest generation of laser diodes, need to characterize a high-speed serial bus device at the physical layer or need to get a detailed insight into your systems’ signal integrity.

Agilent Technologies offers a comprehensive portfolio containing

•1 – 2 channel Pulse Pattern Generator up to 3.35 GHz
•Parallel BERT and Data Generator up to 28 GB/s.

DC Power Supplies

Power to Advance your Test

Our broad selection of both bench-friendly and system-ready instruments can meet your testing challenges - from basic to complex - with a wealth of available capabilities.

  • Test confidently with clean, precise DC power that's fully specified and guaranteed
  • Safeguard loads from potential harm with robust output protection and fault detection capabilities
  • Enhance system flexibility with built-in, DMM-quality measurement functions

Now Even More Power! Over 50 new models from 1 to 15 kW

Source Measure Units

A Source/Measure Unit, or SMU, is a source and measurement resource for test applications requiring high accuracy, high resolution and measurement flexibility. SMUs are sometimes also referred to as source monitor units. An SMU can precisely force voltage or current and simultaneously measure voltage and/or current.

Agilent Technologies is the leader in the Source/Measure and Source/Monitor Unit (SMU) market. Agilent provides a wide range of SMU products, which are categorized into four areas: Precision, Application Specific, General-Purpose, and Basic.

DC Electronic Loads

Agilent DC electronic loads provide you with the flexibility to test a wide range of applications from power-supply test to simulation of high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps. The 16-bit voltage, current and power-measurement system provides both accuracy and convenience, and eliminates the need for a DMM, external shunts and wiring.

AC Power Sources / Power Analyzers

Use an Agilent ac power source / power analyzer for your applications that require precise, accurate measurements and efficient analysis of ac power. These "one-box" solutions have generation, measurement and ac power analysis capabilities. Agilent's ac power sources are ideal for power-supply testing, AC-mains CE-mark testing, UPS testing and much more. Choose from a 375 VA (6811B), 750 VA (6812B) or a 1750 VA (6813B) ac power source with built in ac power analyzer. 

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