TSP #213 – Teardown, Repair & Analysis of a Keysight 20GHz MXG Analog RF Signal Generator (Part 2)

In this episode Shahriar returns to the MXG repair! The awesome engineers at Keysight have provided a replacement for the suspect part! The exchange is not easy due to the component’s strict thermal requirements. A method to provide a good thermal & electrical contact is presented. The repaired instrument is verified for functionality.
A close look at the complex micro-module is also presented under the microscope with analysis of each sub-component ceramic part & III/V MMIC.


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