Rohde & Schwarz: new family of compact, portable test instruments for RF measurement

Rohde & Schwarz launched the R&S ZNL network analyzer and the R&S FPL1000 spectrum analyzer to offer flexible solutions for the most important RF measurements. These include the characterization of components such as antennas, attenuators, filters and amplifiers, as well as measurements on signal sources including spectral measurements, analog and digital signal demodulation and accurate power measurements.

Instruments from the new family have a footprint of just 408 x 235 mm. This saves up to 60 % of space on the workbench compared with conventional solutions. The instruments feature a large 10.1" WXGA touchscreen, providing a good overview of measurement details. The touchscreen allows users to readily set the center frequency and reference level and zoom the span or amplitude measurement range. Weighing just 6 kg to 8 kg and featuring a carrying handle and optional battery, the instruments are fully portable and can be used wherever needed.

With frequency ranges from 5 kHz to 3 GHz or 6 GHz, the R&S ZNL is well suited for various RF component measurement applications in industrial electronics and wireless communications. The R&S ZNL offers solid network analyzer performance with a dynamic range of up to 130 dB (typ.) and an output power range from -40 dBm to +3 dBm (typ.). The measurement speed is very high, for instance 16.7 ms (401 points, 100 kHz IF bandwidth, 200 MHz span, two-port calibration). Standard features include embedding/deembedding, fixture compensation, time domain measurements and support of automatic calibration units. The R&S ZNL offers even more. The instrument can be equipped with full spectrum analyzer hardware. When combined with an R&S NRP power sensor, it turns into a power meter. In this way, the R&S ZNL becomes a true 3 in-1 allrounder that can handle continually changing measurement tasks, helping research and service labs to reduce investment costs.

The R&S FPL1000 spectrum analyzer operates in the frequency range from 5 kHz to 3 GHz. It delivers solid RF performance with a typical phase noise of -108 dBc at 10 kHz offset (1 GHz carrier) and a displayed average noise level (DANL) of -167 dBm using the optional preamplifier. This performance combined with ease of use makes the R&S FPL1000 ideal for applications in the lab, production and service.

The spectrum analyzer functionality of both the R&S ZNL and the R&S FPL1000 includes a wide range of spectral measurements such as channel power, adjacent-channel leakage ratio (ACLR), signal-to-noise ratio, spurious, harmonic distortions, third-order intercept point and AM modulation depth. Versatile marker functions are also provided. With standard 10 MHz or optional 40 MHz analysis bandwidth, the instruments can analyze analog signals when equipped with the R&S FPL1-K7 option. Digital modulated signals can be characterized using the R&S VSE software and the R&S VSE-K70 option. The R&S FPL1 K30 option, in combination with an external noise source, turns both the R&S FPL1000 and the R&S ZNL into a noise figure meter.

Rohde & Schwarz will present the R&S ZNL vector network analyzer and the R&S FPL1000 spectrum analyzer to the public for the first time at European Microwave Week 2017.

More Information...

Latest News from Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

Rohde & Schwarz: RTP family combines innovative signal integrity with high acquisition rate
Rohde & Schwarz presents innovative test and measurement equipment
Rohde & Schwarz: FPC entry-level spectrum analyzer combines three key RF test instruments
Rohde & Schwarz to present signaling test solution for Bluetooth LE
Rohde & Schwarz: signal generation and analysis solution for 5G New Radio at MWC 2018
Rohde & Schwarz presents test solution for 3GPP release 14 location services for NB-IoT
Rohde & Schwarz: T&M tools to minimize multi-region drive tests for LTE modules
Rohde & Schwarz: test solutions for Broadcom 802.11ax Wi-Fi devices
Rohde & Schwarz: moveable over-the-air test chamber for 5G antennas and transceivers
Rohde & Schwarz: EMC test and measurement solutions at EMV 2018
Rohde & Schwarz: WLAN signaling tester to emulate all IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards
Rohde & Schwarz presents deep packet inspection engine at Embedded World
Rohde & Schwarz increases bandwidth of power rail probes to 4 GHz
Rohde & Schwarz: innovative T&M equipment for next generation designs at embedded world
Rohde & Schwarz: RTC1000 oscilloscopes offer eight-in-one instrument integration
Rohde & Schwarz: new embedded oscilloscope family with 10-bit vertical resolution
Rohde & Schwarz: vector signal generator achieves up to 1 Mpulse/s
Rohde & Schwarz supports ESA JUICE expedition
Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity and Radisys partner on networking and security solution
Rohde & Schwarz delivers 5G NR sub-6 GHz device testing platform

Dirk Giesen describes the Parasoft tool suite for Embedded Software Development

Are you responsible for embedded software development in your organization? Your goal should be to create safe, secure, and reliable software. To make sure your device will work properly, deploy Paras...


Ross Sabolik of Silicon Labs talks about advanced Power over Ethernet

In this video Ross Sabolik of Silicon Labs talks about smart  Power over Ethernet systems with Alix Paultre at their APEC exhibit in San ANtonio, Texas. As PoE migrates to higher power levels and...


Dialog Semi walks through their latest IC solutions for battery chargers

In this video an engineer from Dialog Semiconductor walks us through their latest ICs for battery chargers at APEC 2018. Dialog's Qualcomm Quick Charge adapter solutions offer high efficiency to e...


Steve Allen of pSemi explains their latest LED driver solution

Steve Allen of pSemi explains their latest LED boost product based on Arctic Sand's two-stage architecture. Their PE23300 has a charge-pump, switched-capacitor architecture that offloads most of t...


Teledyne describes their latest 12-bit Wavepro HD oscilloscope

In this video Teledyne LeCroy describes their latest Wavepro HD oscilloscope to Alix Paultre of Power Electronics News at the company's launch event. The WavePro HD high-definition oscilloscope de...


Dialog Semi walks through their latest IC solutions for battery chargers

In this video an engineer from Dialog Semiconductor walks us through their latest ICs for battery chargers at APEC 2018. Dialog's Qualcomm Quick Charge adapter solutions offer high efficiency to e...


ROHM explains their latest wireless battery charger solution kit

In this video an engineer from ROHM goes over their latest wireless power development kit, co-developed with Würth for embedded development. The kit provides a complete wireless power transfer sy...


Tektronix describes their latest mixed-signal oscilloscope

In this video Tektronix explains the features in their latest 5 Series MSO Mixed Signal Oscilloscope. Features include an innovative pinch-swipe-zoom touchscreen user interface, a large high-definitio...


AVX shows a supercapacitor demonstrator at APEC

In this video Eric from AVX explains their supercapacitor demonstrator box at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The box shows how a 5V 2.5-farad supercapacitor can quickly charge up using harvested ene...


OnSemi explains their latest passive smart wireless sensor for industrial applications

In this video On Semiconductor explains their latest wireless sensor for hazardous environments at APEC in San Antonio, Texas. Intended for applications like high-voltage power cabinets and other plac...


TI demonstrates an improved gaming power system at Embedded World

In this video Texas Instruments' explains Significant reduction in ripple, which results in improved reliability and increased design margins, among other advantages. Another benefit that improve...


Infineon explains their latest motor drive technology at APEC 2018

In this video Infineon demonstrates new gate drivers using their LS-SOI technology at APEC 2018. In the demo Victorus, an Infineon application engineer, shows in real time how much better thermal the ...


STMicro goes over their latest wireless-enabled microcontroller for the IoT

In this video STMicroelectronics goes over their latest wireless-enabled STM32WB microcontroller for the IoT and intelligent devices in several live connectivity demonstrations at Embedded World 2018....


wholesale jerseys