Tektronix / CDS 73A-256 High-Power, 12-Channel D/A Module
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Tektronix / CDS 73A-256 High-Power, 12-Channel D/A Module

This Tektronix / Colorado Data Systems (CDS) 73A-256 High-Power, 12-Channel D/A Module is used, and in excellent condition. This module is functionally similar to the Tektronix VX4730. This unit does not have the outer metal casing.

Product family: 73A-256, 73A256, 73A 256

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Tektronix VX4730 / 73A-256 High-Power, 12-Channel D/A Module

  • 1-Slot, C-Size, VXI Module
  • 12 Independent D/A Channels
  • 16-Bit Resolution
  • DAC Output Range: ±16.38 Volts
  • DAC Output Current: 60mA
  • Buffered and Non-Buffered Modes
  • Integrated Self-Test, LED Indicators


The VX4730 12-Channel D/A (DAC) Module consists of 12 independent single-ended 16-bit DACs, individually programmable from -16.3835 volts to +16.3835 volts in 0.5 millivolt steps. Monotonicity is guaranteed to 14 bits.

Each output channel of the DAC provides a minimum of 60 milliamperes of current, with all channels driven. In addition, any individual channel may provide up to ±16.3835 V into a 40 Ohm load. The total amount of all 12 channels cannot exceed 720 mA.

Conversion Rates: 1000 Voltage Changes / sec for all 12 channels; 3000 Votage Changes / sec for a single channel.

Product Family: VX4730, VX-4730, VX 4730

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Tektronix VX4730 Manual (pdf) 
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