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Instruments

Below a brief survey of our instruments. More detailed specific information can be obtained via the contact link.
For connecting the instruments probes can be used, they are listed here.

Bias Tees:
Pico Sec Labs: 5541
MiniCircuits : ZFBT 6G

Agilent AWG M8190A-14B 14 bit resolution 8 GSa/s

Agilent AWG M8190A-14B 14 bit resolution 8 GSa/s

The M8100 Series arbitrary waveform generators (AWGs) offer a level of versatility that enables you to set up complex real-world signals — whether you need precise signals to characterize the performance of a design or need to stress a device to its limits. From low-observable radar to high-density communications, testing is more realistic with our precision arbitrary waveform generators.

  • Precision AWG with two DAC settings
  • 14-bit resolution up to 8 GSa/s
  • 12-bit resolution up to 12 GSa/s
  • Variable sample rate from 125 MSa/s to 8/12 GSa/s
  • Spurious-free-dynamic range (SFDR) up to 90 dBc typical
  • Harmonic distortion (HD) up to –72 dBc typical
  • Up to 12.25 effective number of bits (ENOB)
  • Up to 2 GSa arbitrary waveform memory per channel with advanced sequencing
  • Analog bandwidth 5 GHz

For more information, please visit Keysight


R&S SGS-B106 Signal Generator 1 MHz to 6 GHz CW

R&S SGS-B106 Signal Generator 1 MHz to 6 GHz CW

The R&S®SGS100A is an RF source designed to meet the requirements of automated test systems. It is available as a CW source or as a vector signal generator with an integrated I/Q modulator.

  • Frequency range 1 MHz to 6 GHz
  • Level range         -120 dBm to +15 dBm
  • Setting time        <500  µs

For more information, please visit Rohde & Schwarz

R&S SGS-B106V Signal Generator 1 MHz to 6 GHz IQ

R&S SGS-B106V Signal Generator 1 MHz to 6 GHz IQ

The R&S®SGS100A is an RF source designed to meet the requirements of automated test systems. It is available as a CW source or as a vector signal generator with an integrated I/Q modulator.

  • Frequency range 1 MHz to 6 GHz
  • Level range         -120 dBm to +15 dBm
  • Setting time        <500  µs
  • I/Q modulator

For more information, please visit Rohde & Schwarz

R&S SGS-B112 Signal Generator 1 MHz to 12.5 GHz CW

R&S SGS-B112 Signal Generator 1 MHz to 12.5 GHz CW

The R&S®SGS100A is an RF source designed to meet the requirements of automated test systems. It is available as a CW source or as a vector signal generator with an integrated I/Q modulator.

  • Frequency range 1 MHz to 12.75 GHz
  • Level range         -120 dBm to +15 dBm
  • Setting time        <500  µs

For more information, please visit Rohde & Schwarz

R&S SGS-B112 Signal Generator 1 MHz to 12.5 GHz IQ

R&S SGS-B112V Signal Generator 1 MHz to 12.5 GHz IQ

The R&S®SGS100A is an RF source designed to meet the requirements of automated test systems. It is available as a CW source or as a vector signal generator with an integrated I/Q modulator.

  • Frequency range 1 MHz to 12.75 GHz
  • Level range         -120 dBm to +15 dBm
  • Setting time        <500  µs
  • I/Q modulation

For more information, please visit Rhode & Schwarz

Agilent PSG E8267D-520 Vector Signal Generator 20GHz

Agilent PSG E8267D-520 Vector Signal Generator 20GHz

Agilent (Keysight)'s  E8267D PSG vector signal generator is the industry's first integrated microwave vector signal generator with I/Q modulation up to 20 GHz. It features an advanced wideband internal baseband generator capable of flexible arbitrary waveform playback or sophisticated real-time signal generation. The E8267D PSG also has a built-in wideband I/Q modulator that delivers up to 2 GHz RF modulation bandwidth and is a perfect complement to Agilent's N6030A stand-alone wideband arbitrary waveform generator for I/Q waveform simulations up to 1 GHz RF bandwidth. This groundbreaking integrated vector functionality, only available in the E8267D PSG, drastically simplifies the generation of complex modulated signals for design and manufacturing test applications in aerospace, defense, satellite communications, and broadband wireless. Together with the PXA-N9030A spectrumanalyzer a RF digital modulation test environment has been created under control of Agilent's ADS.

Signal Characteristics:

  • 250 kHz to 20 GHz (0.001 Hz resolution)
  • +22 dBm @ 20 GHz (typ)
  • 160 MHz (extendable to 2 GHz) RF modulation bandwidth

Modulation and Sweep:

  • AM, FM, ØM, and pulse
  • ASK, FSK, MSK, PSK, QAM, custom I/Q
  • Step, list, and ramp sweep frequency and power
  • Source control using PXA Series spectrum analyzer

For more information, please visit Keysight

Agilent PSG E8267D-544 Vector Signal Generator 44GHz

E8267D-544 Vector Signal Generator 44GHz

Signal Characteristics:

  • 100 kHz to 44 GHz (0.001 Hz resolution)
  • +18 dBm @ 40 GHz output power (typ)
  • 160 MHz (extendable to 2 GHz) RF modulation bandwidth

Modulation and Sweep:

  • AM, FM, ØM, and pulse
  • ASK, FSK, MSK, PSK, QAM, custom I/Q
  • Step, list, and ramp sweep frequency and power
  • Source control using PXA Series spectrum analyzer

For more information, please visit Keysight

R&S SMW200A Vector Signal Generator 100 kHz to 6 GHz

SMW200A Vector Signal Generator 100 kHz to 6 GHz


The R&S®SMW200A is the vector signal generator for the most demanding applications. As a result of its flexibility, performance and intuitive operation, it is a perfect tool for generating complex, digitally modulated signals of high quality.

  • Frequency range from 100 kHz to 6 GHz;
  • Versatile configuration: from single-path vector signal generator to multichannel MIMO receiver tester;
  • Ideal for MIMO, MSR or LTE-Advanced applications thanks to up to eight signal sources and up to 32 fading channels;
  • Modular architecture for optimal adaptation to the application at hand.

For more information, please visit R&S

R&S SMP 02 Microwave Signal Generator 2 GHz to 20 GHz

R&S SMP 02 Microwave Signal Generator 2 GHz to 20 GHz


The Microwave Signal Generator R&S SMP 02 (2 GHz to 20 GHz) is a reliable, high-precision signal source featuring high output power, high spectral purity and excellent pulse modulation. It is able to supply different modulations for any measurement on radar and communication equipment. A wide range of options ensures universal use in R&D, production, EMC and environmental measurements as well as in material testing.

For more information, please visit R&S


Agilent DSAZ204A Digital Oscilloscope 20 GHz (80 Gsa/s)

Agilent DSAZ204A Digital Oscilloscope 20 GHz (80Gsa/s)

Key Features and Functions:

  • 20 GHz of real-time bandwidth (upgradable to 63 GHz)
  • 80 GSa/s sample rate on 4 channels
  • Capture more data with the deep memory of up to 2 Gpts (100 Mpts per channel standard)
  • See the truest representation of your signal with the industry’s lowest oscilloscope noise and jitter measurement floors

For more information, please visit Keysight

Agilent 86100A Infiniium DCA Wide-Bandwidth Oscilloscope

Agilent 86100A Infiniium DCA Wide-Bandwidth Oscilloscope


The Agilent 86100A Infiniium DCA is a high-speed oscilloscope that also functions as a digital communications analyzer and a time-domain reflectometer. The combined oscilloscope/analyzer makes complex compliance measurements in the shortest amount of time possible, eliminating the need for learning cumbersome compliance test procedures. Compliance measurements that once required many steps can now be performed in a single step. This new capability, along with an intuitive interface, allows engineers to perform entire procedures, such as compliance eye analysis, with the touch of a button. Now with <200 femtoseconds RMS jitter. click here.

 Features

  • Frequency range to 50GHz
  • Integrated TDR/TDT measurements
  • Familiar Windows® user interface
  • Compatible with 83480A/54750A-series modules
  • Widest frequency range (250 kHz to 20 GHz) with 0.01 Hz frequency resolution - standard
  • Highest power available (+13/+20) at 20 GHz with excellent level accuracy (0.7 and 0.9 dB)
  • SSB phase noise less than -98 dBc/Hz at 1 kHz offset at 10 GHz carrier
  • AM, FM, phase, and pulse modulation

 For more information, please visit Keysight


Agilent E4404B Spectrum Analyzer 6.7 GHz

Agilent E4404B Spectrum Analyzer 6.7 GHz


This spectrum analyzer is a general purpose instrument meant to cover a broad frequency range in the RF field. To build up the spectrum with low resolution bandwidths (=< 10kHz) FFT is used to speed up the measurements. For the lowest frequency band the analyzer is extended with a special pre-amp option (IDR).

Main Specs:

Frequency Range:
DC coupled 30 Hz to 6.7 GHz
AC coupled 100 kHz to 6.7 GHz

Frequency Span:
0 Hz (zero-span), 100 Hz to 6.7 GHz
Input range:
DANL to Maximum Input level: {DANL = Displayed Average Noise Level} 0 to 65 dB

Maximum Safe:
AC Continuous Power: +30 dBm (1 W)
DC coupled 0 Vdc
AC coupled 50 Vdc

For more information, please visit Keysight

R&S FSP40 Spectrum Analyzer 40GHz

R&S FSP40 Spectrum Analyzer 40 GHz


FSP is the ideal partner for both development and production, featuring the smallest level measurement uncertainty in its class, as well as excellent RF characteristics. The FSP is outstanding for its innovative measurement functions and incorporates proven technology with an all new hardware design to enable revolutionary performance, reliability and ease of service.

Frequency range 9 kHz to 40 GHz
Resolution bandwidth 1 Hz to 10 MHz
Displayed average noise level -155 dBm (1 Hz)
Phase noise -113 dB (1 Hz) at 10 kHz
Additional filters:
Channel filters from 100 Hz to 5 MHz and RRC filters
FFT filters from 1Hz to 30 kHz
EMI bandwidths and quasi-peak detector
Total measurement uncertainty 0.5 dB
Measurement routines for TOI, ACP(R), OBW, CCDF, APD, etc. as standard
Fast ACP in time domain
Up to 80 measurements per second (including trace transfer via GPIB)
Electronic attenuator
Application firmware available for GSM/EDGE, Bluetooth, WCDMA/HSDPA/TD-SCDMA, CDMA2000/1xEV-DV/1xEV-DO, WLAN, …

For more information, please visit R&S

Agilent PNA-X N5244A Microwave Network Analyzer 43.5 GHz

Agilent PNA-X N5244A Microwave Network Analyzer 43.5 GHz

Key Features & Specifications

  • 10 MHz to 43.5 GHz
  • 4-ports with two built-in sources
  • 126 dB system and 129 receiver dynamic range, 32,001 points, 32 channels, 5 MHz IF bandwidth
  • High output power (+16 dBm), low harmonics (-60 dBc) and a wide power sweep range (41 dB)
  • Best dynamic accuracy: 0.1 dB compression with +15 dBm input power at the receiver
  • Low noise floor of -111 dBm at 10 Hz IF bandwidth

For more information, please visit Keysight

R&S ZVB20 4-port Network Analyzer

R&S ZVB20 4-port Network Analyzer


The Vector Network Analyzer R&S ZVB20 covering the frequency range from 10 MHz to 20 GHz has been designed for universal measurements on passive and active components. Especially for multiport measurements and measurements on balanced devices the R&S ZVB simplifies vector analysis. Featuring comprehensive measurement functions, outstanding specifications, high measurement and data transfer speeds plus remote-control capability, the R&S ZVB is the ideal instrument for both development and production.

  • New multiport concept
  • Outstanding specifications
  • High speed
  • Modern user interface
  • Connectivity

For more information, please visit Rohde&Schwarz

Agilent PXA-N9030A Signal Analyzer

Agilent PXA N9030A Signal Analyzer


The Agilent N9030 PXA high-performance Signal Analyzer / Real Time Spectrum Analyzer measures and monitors complex RF and microwave signals up to 26.5 GHz. With optional external mixing, the frequency coverage can be expanded.

  • Dynamic range (-154 dBm DANL, +17 dBm TOI, -116 dBc/Hz phase noise at 10 kHz offset). Accuracy (±0.62 dB absolute amplitude accuracy, ±0.38 dB frequency response, ±0.07 dB log amplification linearity).
  • 160 MHz analysis bandwidth to capture and measure complex signals.
  • Flexible platform with 16 optional, easy-to-use built-in measurement personalities

For more information, please visit Keysight

Keysight E5061B Network / Impedance Analyzer 5 Hz to 30 MHz or 100 kHz to 3 GHz

Keysight E5061B Network/Impedance Analyzer 5 Hz to 30 MHz or 100 kHz to 3 GHz

  • Select the best configuration for your test needs from a wide variety of test set options: 100 kHz to 1.5 GHz/ 3 GHz, 2-port, 50 or 75 ohm, transmission/reflection or S-parameter test set
  • Address a broad range of applications with the LF-RF option (Option 3L5/3L4/3L3): 5 Hz to 3 GHz, 2-port, 50 ohm, S-parameter test set, gain-phase test port, built-in DC bias source
  • Combine network analysis and impedance analysis to customize your application in a single instrument (Option 3L5/3L4/3L3 plus 005)
  • Maximum Frequency 3 GHz
  • Dynamic Range 120 dB
  • Output Power 10 dBm
  • Number of Built-In Ports 2 ports
  • Harmonics -25 dBc
  • Best Speed at 201 Point, 1 Sweep 9 ms 

For more information, please visit Keysight

Anritsu MP1763/1764 Pulse Pattern Generator & BERT

Anritsu MP1763/1764 Pulse Pattern Generator & BERT

Features

  • High quality waveform
  • Wide frequency range covers STM 0/STS1 to 10 GbE, STM64/STS192, OUT-2, and 4.25G Fibre Channel
  • Low FM/PM-noise clock generator
  • Differential inputs
  • 1/8 parallel output standard, with available options for either 1/4 parallel output or 1/4 differential output
  • 8 Mbit programmable pattern corresponding to six frames of STM-64/ STS-192
  • Complementary outputs for both data and clock

Settable amplitudes and offsets for all 8 data outputs with 1/8 speed of the fundamental clock signal

For more details:
MP1763
MP1764

Agilent N8973A Noise Figure Analyzer 10 MHz to 3 GHz

Agilent N8973A Noise Figure Analyzer 10 MHz to 3 GHz


The NFA is a high performance noise figure analyzer designed to make fast, and accurate noise figure measurements.
With this NFA you can set up complex measurements like measuring simultaneously noise figure and gain with the ability to view, print and save the data/display in multiple formats.

Type of Noise Source used:
A calibrated 15 dB Agilent 347C Noise Source with frequency range: 0.1 - 26.5 GHz

Key Features and Specifications:
Frequency Range: 10 MHz to 3.0 GHz

For more information, please visit Keysight

Agilent E5501B Phase Noise Analyzer

Agilent E5501B Phase Noise Analyzer


The Phase Noise Analysis set-up consist of

For more information, see Manual

R&S UPL Audio Analyzer

R&S UPL Audio Analyzer


From Rohde&Schwarz we have the complete audio analysis system type UPL at our disposal. This system has several advanced measurement setups to determine typical defined specs in the audio range e.g.: SNR, THD, SINAD etc. The system consists of an high quality harmonic signal generator and a extremely high dynamic range signal analyzer.

For more information, see Operating Manual

Audio Precision APx555 B Series Audio Analyzer

APx555 B Series High-Performance, Modular Two-Channel Audio Analyzer

APx555 B Series High-Performance, Modular Audio Analyzer

The APx555 is a two-channel audio analyzer without compromise. The APx555 is developed for R&D engineers and production technicians who need the highest possible performance, a broad range of digital I/O options and fast, intuitive software.

The APx555 has a typical residual THD+N of -120 dB and over 1 MHz bandwidth. The instrument features FFTs of 1.2 million points and full 24-bit resolution.

APx555 has two balanced and two unbalanced analog inputs and outputs plus 216k digital inputs and outputs via AES/EBU, TOSLINK and SPDIF. Additionally, I/O may be expanded with optional Digital Serial, HDMI with ARC, PDM and Bluetooth modules. A new Advanced Master Clock (AMC) module handles input and output clock signals to synchronize the APx555 with external equipment (or vice versa), and the AMC also enables jitter generation and analysis. AMC is standard with the APx555 and is an option for the APx52x Series and APx58x Series Audio Analyzers.

Features:

Transfer Function
Open-Loop Chirp
Jitter Analysis
Code-Free Automation and a Complete API
Common Software Platform
Made to Measure for Power Amp Designers
Digital Protocol Analysis

For more information, please visit Audio Precision 

Maury Load Pull Measurements

Maury Load Pull Measurements

A setup where the Maury tuner is used as an antenna load.

Depicted above is an example of the frequency dependent behavior of a DUT under different load impedances.

For more information, please visit Maury Microwave