Beaverton-based Tektronix introduced its new precision PA4000 Power Analyzer to the market.
Used by engineers to achieve precise power-level measurements in a range of design applications — including green energy components used in solar power, LED lights and electric cars — the component marks the first in what Tektronix officials promise is a full product line based on a technology transfer agreement with Fort Myers, Fla.-based Voltech. A Tektronix business partner, Voltech plans to phase out its power analyzer business by September.
Calling it an “aggressive move,” Textronix President Amir Aghdaei said the arrangement allows Tektronix to broaden its reach into green energy and other growing markets that require cutting-edge electrical measurement devices.
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