Electronic Products & Technology

Handheld spectrum analyzer simplifies field, lab use

Stephen Law   

Test & Measurement Engineering spectrum analyzer

ROHDE & SCHWARZ Spectrum Rider spectrum analyzer assists users during RF transmitter installation and maintenance and also supports measurement tasks in RF development labs and in service. Lightweight unit (2.5 kg) provides high sensitivity of –160dBm and measurement accuracy of typically 0.5dB between 10MHz and 3GHz. Product’s frequency range can be extended via software upgrades. Base model covers the frequency range from 5kHz to 2GHz, which can be expanded to 3GHz or 4GHz to support applications that require higher frequencies. Optimized for mobile use, product’s battery lasts up to eight hours. A backlit keypad allows users to work in the dark, and the non-reflective display supports a daylight mode for good readability in direct sunlight. http://www.rohde-schwarz.com/spectrum-rider




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