Agilent Develops TS-5040 Automotive Functional Test System

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) introduced a low-cost, small-footprint functional tester designed for automotive test markets. The Agilent TS-5040 automotive functional test system includes the essential capabilities needed to accelerate test-solution development and deployment, helping manufacturers get their products to market faster.

The TS-5040 is a scalable system in a 0.75m rack that is ideal for testing automotive body control and safety electronic modules with just enough test capabilities to minimize cost of test. The new Agilent TS-5040 automotive functional test system has the flexibility to perform RF standalone tests, such as remote keyless entry and tire pressure monitoring system, as well as a combination of low-frequency (AC and DC) and high-frequency (RF) tests specifically targeted to the automotive market. This test platform is also compatible with ISM band in industrial and consumer applications from 100 MHz to 3 GHz for remote control transmitters/receivers, remote metering, remote temperature sensoring and RFID.

Agilent TS-5040 automotive functional test system“The new Agilent TS-5040 is designed to meet low-cost manufacturing needs within the growing automotive market,” said Eng-Hooi Ang, Automotive Product Segment manager for Agilent’s Measurement Systems Division.

Providing greater flexibility and full use of the system, the Agilent TS-5040 offers the option of an Express Connect or a MacPanel interface connector assembly, which serves as the main interface between the UUT and the system.

U.S. Pricing and Availability
The Agilent TS-5040 automotive functional test system is available now at a starting price of $30,000.

About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company’s 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $5.0 billion in fiscal year 2006.