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AWG70000 Series Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Models in the AWG70000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator Series


Analog Channels

Analog Bandwidth

Output Frequency

Record Length

Max Sample Rate

Vertical Resolution

AWG70001A 1 Up to 15 GHz Max = 20 GHz

2G samples

1.5 kS/s - 50 GS/s

10 bit
AWG70002A 2 Up to 13.5 GHz Max = 10 GHz

2G samples

1.5 kS/s - 50 GS/s

10 bit





Leading Edge AWG Performance

Sample Rates up to 50 GS/s
8, 9 or 10 bits of vertical resolution
16 GSamples waveform memory

Generate high precision RF signals

Spurious Free Dynamic Range performance down to -80 dBc

Multiple sample rate AWGs available for 2-channel units

8 GSamples/s on two channels
16 GSamples/s on two channels
25 GSamples/s on two channels

Simulate real-world analog effects on high speed digital data streams

Model signal impairments such as rise time, jitter, etc up to speeds of 12 Gb/s

Complete solution for wideband RF signal generation in a single instrument

Direct generation of wideband signals with carriers up to 20 GHz, removing the need for external RF Up-Conversion

Create high speed baseband signals for optical transmission with the vertical resolution to handle higher order complex modulation

8, 9 or 10 bits of vertical resolution at sample rates up to 50 GS/s

Create sequences of waveforms

Create large sequences of waveforms with 16k+ steps
Pattern jump
Independent channels
Independent waveforms with different waveform lengths

Create long waveforms scenarios without building complex sequences

Up to 16 GSamples of Waveform Memory plays 320 ms of data at 50 GS/s

Multi-Unit synchronization

Create a multi-channel high speed AWG system


Fully operational without external PC

Built-in display and buttons make it possible to quickly select, edit and play waveforms directly from the front panel of the AWG


Simulate real-world environments by playing back capture signals

Waveforms captured with Oscilloscopes or Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers can be played back, edited or re-sampled on the AWG70000

Smooth transition from simulation to the real-world testing environment

Waveform Files Imported from Third-party Tools such as MATLAB®, MathCAD®, Excel™ and others

RFXpress software allows for easy waveform creation.

RF waveform creation including Radar, Multi-Tone, OFDM and up to 16QAM optical signals