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Tektronix AWG7000 Signal Generator Wins 2007 "Best in Test" Award.


AWG7000 Eligible for Test & Measurement World “Test Product of the Year;” DPO4000 Oscilloscope Receives Honorable Mention

BEAVERTON, Ore., January 3, 2006 - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that two of its products were selected by the editors of Test & Measurement World magazine for its Best in Test 2007 industry awards. The AWG7000 Arbitrary Waveform Generator has received a Best in Test Award - one of 12 receiving the honor and making it a finalist for Test Product of the Year 2007. In addition, the DPO4000 Series oscilloscopes received an honorable mention. The awards honor products that have brought a significant technological advancement to the test industry.

The AWG7000 is now a finalist for the 2007 “Test Product of the Year” award, which will be determined by the magazine’s readers, who vote online between now and January 26, 2006. Ballots are available online at

“The ability to create, generate, or replicate either ideal, distorted, or ”real-life“ signals are essential in the design and testing process,” said Rick Nelson, Test & Measurement World chief editor. “Our editorial panel was pleased to choose the AWG7000 as one of this year’s 12 ’Best in Test’ products.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by Test & Measurement World magazine’s editors for their annual awards process,” said Bob Buxton, Marketing Manager, Signal Sources Product Line, Tektronix. “We value their industry recognition as it reflects the unique contribution of the AWG7000 signal generator. The AWG7000 is the world’s fastest AWG, designed to meet the test needs for high-speed serial data buses and wideband digital RF devices.”

About The AWG7000
The AWG7000 Series Arbitrary Waveform Generator delivers a unique combination of superior signal stimulus, unrivaled sample rate, bandwidth and signal fidelity and uncompromised usability.
This family offers the industry’s best solution to the challenging signal stimulus issues faced by designers verifying, characterizing and debugging sophisticated electronic designs. With models with maximum sample rates from 5 GS/s to 20 GS/s (10-Bits), together with 1 to 2 output channels, the toughest measurement challenges in the disk drive, communications, digital consumer and semiconductor design/test industries can be easily solved.

About the DPO4000
The DPO4000 portable oscilloscope family ranges from 350 MHz to 1 GHz and is the first to offer the groundbreaking Wave Inspector™, an unprecedented set of easy-to-use tools for discovery and efficient viewing, navigating, and analyzing waveform data. With Wave Inspector, serial triggering, protocol decode, USB plug-and-play PC connectivity, a 10.4" XGA display, and smallest footprint in its class, the new portable DPO4000 simplifies debug and meets the pressing debug needs of embedded systems design engineers.

About Test & Measurement World
The Best in Test Awards are presented annually by the editors of Test & Measurement World. These awards honor important and innovative new products and services in the electronics test and measurement industry. Products from all areas of electronics testing and inspection are eligible. Test & Measurement World has been presenting the Best in Test Awards since 1991.

About Tektronix
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries - as well as military/aerospace, consumer electronics, education and a broad range of other industries worldwide. With 60 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks, advanced and pervasive technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix’ Web address is

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