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Tektronix FG501
function generator
Tektronix FG501

Produced from 1972 to 1993

(All manuals in PDF format unless noted otherwise)
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The Tektronix FG501 is a function generator plug-in for the TM500 system.

The TRIG OUT signal is available on the front panel via a BSM female connector.

Key Specifications

     — FG501
Frequency 0.01 Hz to 1 MHz in decade steps
Output Max. 20 Vp-p into high impedance, 10 V into 50 Ω (SN < B130000: 15/7.5 V)
Offset Max. ±7.5 Vp-p into high impedance, 5 V into 50 Ω (SN < B130000: 5/2.5 V
     — FG501A
Frequency 0.002 Hz to 2 MHz in eight decade steps
Output Max. 30 Vp-p (into high impedance)
Attenuator 60 dB in 20 dB steps, 20 dB variable
Rise time 25 ns
     — All models
Signals sine, square, triangle, ramp, pulse
  • voltage controlled frequency input (1000:1 ratio)
  • triggering
  • variable phase control
  • symmetry variable from 5—95%
  • internal sweep generator, 3 decades, lin/log