AST-1000 Averna Signal Tester

Solution by: Averna

This VST-powered, software-defined solution is ideal for testing all common RF and GNSS signals used in infotainment systems, easily evolving as your test needs change.

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Most Versatile RF Infotainment Test Instrument Available Featuring Averna’s leading RF and test expertise, the software-defined AST-1000 is powered by the NI VST, and can generate all common RF signals, including AM/FM, DAB, GPS, HD Radio, and Sirius/XM. This all-in-one solution is ideal for validating automotive infotainment systems. Due to the AST-1000’s FPGA-based design, this software-defined instrument will soon be able to accommodate new signals – including Connectivity protocols like Bluetooth and WiFi, and non-RF signals like CAN for bus monitoring.

  • NI VST
  • Software-defined framework
  • Based on URT RF toolkits
  • Supports: AM/FM, RDS/RDBS (1 Channel or 3 Channels), Sirius and XM – Type 1 Acceptance and Manufacturing, DAB/DAB+/DMB, HD Radio (IBOC), TMC–RDS
  • GNSS simulation (GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, QZSS, BeiDou)
  • Expandable to support Connectivity and non-RF signals/protocols
  • Supports all common broadcast radio and navigation protocols
  • FPGA framework easily accommodates new signals, saving on instrument costs
  • Seamless integration with Averna URT Instruments to protect your investment
  • Easy-to-use interface for quick signal generation and easy test setups
  • Flexible PXIe architecture allows integration of other applications/cards
  • Rackmountable, it handles lab validation as well as functional and EOL testing
  • Standardized platform, easy calibration, simple maintenance, and global support
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  • NI VST

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