Rubidium™ MG362x1A SeriesLow-Noise RF/Microwave SignalGenerators : Instrument Overview : Front Panel
Front Panel
The MG362x1A front panel is divided into two main areas—the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the data entry area. The following sections provide a brief description of the front panel controls and data entry areas shown in Figure: MG362x1A Front Panel Overview. See GUI Overview.
MG362x1A Front Panel Overview
1. Power Button: Press the power button to power the signal generator on and off. Standby (off) is indicated by the white illuminated power button; Operate (on) is indicated by the green illuminated power button.
2. Model Identification Label: Identifies the model type and frequency range.
3. LCD Display: The LCD display provides information about the current status of the MG362x1A in a menu display format. This information includes the operating mode of the instrument and the value of the active frequency and power level parameters. The display functions as a touch-screen interface to provide access to graphical button controls and additional setting menus.
4. Front Panel Buttons: The front panel buttons provide controls for changing parameter values.
5. RF Output Control Key: The RF output control key turns the RF output power on and off. Output Off is indicated by an orange LED; Output On is indicated by a green LED.
6. RF Output Connector: The RF output connector provides the 50 Ω RF signal output. Before making connections to the RF output connector, see Torque Requirements.
7. Front Panel BNCs: Available with Option 29 (AM IN, FM IN, Pulse IN, External ALC IN).
8. Handles: Standard configuration includes handles.
9. USB Interface: Four front panel Type A USB Inputs.