Instrument Fundamentals: Function Generator


The topics below will help you understand how to use and get the best measurements from your function generator.


Generating a Signal: Types of Function Generators and DAC Considerations
Learn about how signal generators generate analog signals and other topics such as types of signal generators, bit resolution, bandwidth, attenuation, digital gain, digital filtering, and analog filtering.


Understanding Frequency Performance Specifications
Learn about the performance metrics of oscilloscopes in the frequency domain and how to pick the right oscilloscope to improve your measurements.


Understanding Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS)
Learn the fundamentals and theory behind direct digital synthesis and how it applies to function generators and arbitrary function generators.


Additional Resources

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