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SBench 6 - Hardware Support | Spectrum


General Information

Short information about SBench 6. Overview about the covered application areas

Hardware Support

Cards and Features


Supported operating systems and hardware requirements


Available Versions: Base, Professional and Demo Versions


Frequently asked questions for license, installation and features


Project Organization

All settings, data files, calculations and report templates are organized in project folders


Ranges, Termination, Filters, AC/DC, Custom Units, Sensors


Singleshot, Segmented, Streaming Mode, Sample or Time based


Trigger Sources, OR/AND conjunction, Analog and Digital Trigger


Clock Modes and Sample Scaling


Timestamps and connection with GPS or IRIG-B receivers

Streaming Mode

High Speed Streaming with different file formats and split function


Analog Display

Powerful scope like view of analog signals with multiple axis and versatile functions

Segmented View

Views segmented data with timestamps, ABA data and special jump functions

Digital Data Display

Logic analyzer view for single signals and bus signals with search functions

Streaming Display

Data online view and fast hard disk streaming

X/Y Display

Lissajous style plots, one x-axis and multiple y-axis for analog signals

FFT Display

Frequency domain view with harmonics cursors and analysis functions SNR, THD, ...

Spread Display

Stacked display of multiple signals with easy scaling

History Mode

Signal history, Eye diagram



Two independant cursors for easy measurings with signal locking


Data analysis or simple measurements


Powerful FIR filters with automatic and manual coefficients

Function Generator

Formula interpreter with several operators and source signals



Different export formats supported: ASCII, Binary, MATLAB, WAVE, VCD


Comments directly inside the displays locked to display or signal


Comfortable report editor with support of all display, setup and calculation components from SBench 6


Printouts or screenshots for further documentation, different information can be added

Hardware Support

SBench 6 has been designed to support all current Spectrum hardware with the different operation modes. The software has been optimized to get best performance out of the current hardware. SBench 6 also supports a lot of the older Spectrum hardware that has been released in the past 10 years with most of the operating modes.

Supported Products

  • All digitizerNETBOX and generatorNETBOX products
  • Complete M2p card families
  • Complete M4i and M4x card families
  • Complete M3i and M3i Express card families
  • Complete M2i and M2i Express card families
  • All MC (CompactPCI 6U) acquisition card families (no output)
  • All MX (PXI 3U) acquisition card families (no output)

Supported Features and Modes

  • Standard acquisition to on-board memory
  • Acquisition streaming to hard disk
  • Standard replay from on-board memory including automatic data adjustment
  • Replay streaming from hard disk including automatic data adjustment
  • Multiple Recording with/without Timestamps in a special segmented display
  • Gated Sampling with/without Timestamps in a special segmented display
  • ABA mode with Timestamps in a special segmented display
  • Multiple Replay/Gated Replay
  • Firmware features block averaging and boxcar averaging are fully supported
  • Sequence Replay Mode is not supported by SBench 6
  • All external and internal trigger settings
  • All external and internal clock settings
  • BaseXIO is not supported by SBench 6

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