Power Supplies 2019 | Ask An Engineer

The ideal power supplies for your lab

  • Doug Wong, Engineer
    "For me, this instrument represents a paradigm shift in how I troubleshoot. It combines so much powerful functionality into one instrument and streamlines the tasks so efficiently that it will get used far more than my previous instruments. Features like the deep storage memory, high resolution A/D, 4 channels plus logic probes and FFT capability allow me to troubleshoot problems I couldn’t tackle before."
    Doug Wong, Engineer
    RTB2004 element14 RoadTest
  • Marco R.
    "Best I've ever had."
  • Fred27
    “Couldn’t ask for anything more.”
    Fred27
    element14 RoadTest Review
  • dougw
    "Spectacular time saver."
    dougw
    element14 RoadTest Review
  • nctnico
    "A very good choice."
    nctnico
    EEVblog
  • Shabaz, Engineer
    "A large suite of capabilities."
    Shabaz, Engineer
    element14 RoadTest
  • Shahriar Shahramian, Ph.D.
    "It means that you will be able to get Rohde & Schwarz quality, their wonderful software and GUI design and all the other great things Rohde & Schwarz offers at a much more affordable entry price point."
    Shahriar Shahramian, Ph.D.
    The Signal Path Blogger
  • "Both better and faster."
  • Shabaz, Engineer
    "The performance and feature mix is excellent because it provides all engineers with a large suite of capabilities. The FPC1500 is relevant for working with any modern circuitry including diverse topics like power supplies, wireless charging, electronic circuit tracing and troubleshooting, component characterization, wiring and network installations, and myriad other things you can think of – it’s all RF!"
    Shabaz, Engineer
    FPC1500 element14 RoadTest
  • James Lewis, Engineer
    "Plenty of features and functionality for its price class. The FPC1500 excels at both the low and high end. It is not often you get the advantages of both better and faster in the same instrument."
  • Dr. Cosmin Iorga
    "I like that it has a large screen, the screen’s sharpness and clarity, the multitude of built-in functions and measurements and the clear help documentation, displayed directly on the screen and easily accessible for each button and function of the oscilloscope. This help implementation is a great feature for students or anyone who is a beginner in using oscilloscopes. All these features make the R&S®RTB2000 oscilloscope 'a piece of jewelry' in my lab."
    Dr. Cosmin Iorga
    UCLA Extension Instructor
  • jadew
    “This is a good power supply. Lots of power in a compact format, very good construction, reasonably clean output and very accurate. Should serve well both in a lab and in a production environment.”
    jadew
    element14 HMP4040 RoadTest
  • Gough Lui
    “The HMP4040.04 is featureful, highly performant, easy to use on the bench and with a sensible traditional design.”
    Gough Lui
    element14 HMP4040 RoadTest
  • qhirmer
    “Despite its simplicity, it leaves nothing to be desired. I can definitely recommend the power supply.”
    qhirmer
    element14 HMP4040 RoadTest
  • Gough Lui
    “The HMP4040.04 was beyond impressive with voltage and current programming accuracies.”
    Gough Lui
    element14 HMP4040 RoadTest
  • Gough Lui
    “The HMP4040.04 really does perform as you would expect from a device bearing the Rohde & Schwarz badge and is commendable as one of the only true four-rail supplies on the market.”
    Gough Lui
    element14 HMP4040 RoadTest
  • nctnico
    “These power supplies have really powerful capabilities.”
    nctnico
    EEVBlog
  • nctnico
    "Beautifully engineered."
    nctnico
    EEVBlog

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EEVblog #1173 - Rohde & Schwarz Power Supply Bonanza

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"Rohde & Schwarz were offended at the quality of the power supplies in the EEVblog lab, so sent in some "real" lab power supplies! Unboxing and first look at the Rohde & Schwarz HMP4040, HMP2020, and NGE103 programmable lab power supplies."

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