SOURCE: LXI Consortium

LXI Consortium

January 21, 2010 09:30 ET

LXI Consortium Certifies 69 Instruments as LXI-Compliant

Nearly 1300 LXI Instruments Offer System Builders Greater Choice and Flexibility

NIWOT, CO--(Marketwire - January 21, 2010) - Since October 2009, the LXI Consortium certified 69 new instruments as LXI (LAN eXtensions for Instrumentation) compliant. Many of these instruments were certified at the Consortium's 15th PlugFest event held recently in Longmont, Colorado.

The newly compliant products bring the total number of LXI-compliant instruments to 1288, which are available from 28 different LXI vendors. The list of new compliant instruments available includes:

--  A scanning/measuring system from VTI Instruments Corporation
--  Spectrum analyzers, an amplifier, and an audio analyzer from Agilent
--  Oscilloscopes from LeCroy and Yokogawa Electric Corporation
--  Power supplies from Rigol Technologies, Kikusui Electronics, and
    AMETEK Programmable Power
--  A function/arbitrary waveform generator from Thurlby Thandar
--  Switches from Pickering Interfaces Ltd.
--  A mezzanine carrier from Informtest Ltd.
--  Switches from Hitech Group International Ltd.

Von Campbell, president of the LXI Consortium, noted, "We are pleased by the continuing growth of LXI instruments in the market and the impact that's making in assisting test system builders. We welcome two new members, Kikusui Electronics from Japan and Informtest Ltd. from the Russian Federation; both companies certified products at the PlugFest."

The attached chart demonstrates the steady growth in the number of LXI instruments available since the founding of the LXI Consortium in 2005.

A complete list of all LXI-compliant instrumentation is available for download from the Consortium's website.

About LXI and the LXI Consortium

The LXI Standard creates new capabilities that optimize test throughput, overall system performance, and cost efficiency in a way that allows engineers to build powerful, web-enabled test systems in less time. The LXI Consortium, a not-for-profit corporation comprised of leading test and measurement companies, manages the Standard. The group's goals are to develop, support, and promote the LXI Standard. LXI's flexible packaging, high-speed I/O, and standardized use of LAN connectivity address a broad range of commercial, industrial, aerospace, and military applications.

Additional information about LXI-compliant products as well as licensing, specifications, and Consortium membership is available at

Contact Information

    Joel Goldstein
    Goldstein Group Communications, for LXI Consortium
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    Bob Helsel
    LXI Consortium
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