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SBench 6 - Professional Instrumentation Software

SBench 6 OverviewSBench 6 is the out-of-the-box software solution from Spectrum, designed to support all features of the Spectrum product range. A standard version of SBench 6 is provided with all products while the more advanced Professional version is available as an option for the card products and is incorporated with all remote products and systems. SBench 6 can run in both simple oscilloscope or versatile transient recording modes, handling GBytes of data files and offering a huge variety of analysis, export and documentation features.

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Operating Systems and Tools

Spectrum Control CenterThe Spectrum cards are supported under Windows and Linux operating systems, both 32 bit and 64 bit versions. Both operating systems work with the same API which makes porting software easy. For maintenance and testing the Spectrum Control Center is available for both platforms as well.

Support for 3rd party products and programming language examples

Based on the easy to use Spectrum API a wide variety of different programming languages and 3rd party products are directly supported with drivers and examples:

High-resolution and high-speed Instrumentation from Spectrum

Spectrum is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of PC based test and measurement instrumentation that is used for electronic signal capture, generation and analysis. The company specializes in high-speed digitizer, high-resolution digitizer and arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) technology in the megasample and gigasample per second range. Spectrum has available over 400 modular products in the most popular industry standards: PCIe (PCI Express), LXI (Ethernet based), PXI Express (PXIe), PXI, PCI, PCI-X and CompactPCI. Products are available with 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit and 16 bit analog resolution. Software can be used to allow the products to perform the functions of a wide variety of test instruments including: oscilloscopes, data loggers, multi-channel data acquisition systems, FFT spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, pattern generators, data streaming systems (FIFO) and transient recorders.

OEM and Automated Testing

Small and compact the products are ideal for automated testing applications where fast ADC and DAC technology needs to be embedded or rapidly deployed. For example, in OEM and Automated Test Equipment (ATE) systems being developed for the electronics, defense and science markets. Applications include RADAR, Sonar, Ultrasound, Spectroscopy, Lidar, wireless and mobile telecommunications, particle and high-energy physics, radio astronomy, lightning and high-voltage monitoring, electronic warfare, mechanical and vibration analysis, chemical analysis and life science, tomography, automotive, non-destructive testing (NDT), acoustics, semiconductor and component testing, Laser imaging and mapping, medical science and more.

Software forms the Virtual Instruments

All products come with a full software development kit (SDK) covering Windows and Linux operating systems, and support for C/C++, Delphi, Visual Basic, .NET, C#, Python, IVI, LabVIEW, MATLAB and LabWindows programming environments. Software, combined with the latest PC technology, allows faceless products to become virtual instrumentation. All Spectrum products have a 5 year factory warranty.