R&S®SMB100A RF and Microwave Signal Generator

Versatile, compact, up to 40 GHz; 110 GHz with upconverter

Key Facts

  • Wide frequency range from 9 kHz to 6 GHz or from 100 kHz to 40 GHz
  • Excellent signal characteristics with low SSB phase noise of typ. –128 dBc (at 1 GHz, 20 kHz offset)
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Brief Description

The compact, versatile R&S®SMB100A RF and microwave signal generator with a frequency range up to 40 GHz provides outstanding spectral purity and high output power. In addition, it features easy operation, comprehensive functionality and low cost of ownership.

Specifications

R&S®SMB100A
Frequency range 9 kHz to 1.1/2.2./3.2/6 GHz or
100 kHz to 12.75/20/40 GHz
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Key Facts

  • Wide frequency range from 9 kHz to 6 GHz or from 100 kHz to 40 GHz
  • Excellent signal characteristics with low SSB phase noise of typ. –128 dBc (at 1 GHz, 20 kHz offset)
  • High output power of typ. up to +27 dBm
  • All important analog modulations with AM, FM/φM and pulse modulation supported
  • Compact size with only two height units and low weight

Brief Description

The compact, versatile R&S®SMB100A RF and microwave signal generator with a frequency range up to 40 GHz provides outstanding spectral purity and high output power. In addition, it features easy operation, comprehensive functionality and low cost of ownership.

Specifications

Frequency
Frequency range R&S®SMB-B101 9 kHz to 1.1 GHz
R&S®SMB-B102 9 kHz to 2.2 GHz
R&S®SMB-B103 9 kHz to 3.2 GHz
R&S®SMB-B106 9 kHz to 6 GHz
R&S®SMB-B112/R&S®SMB-B112L 100 kHz to 12.75 GHz
R&S®SMB-B120/R&S®SMB-B120L 100 kHz to 20 GHz
R&S®SMB-B140/R&S®SMB-B140L 100 kHz to 40 GHz
Setting time SCPI mode < 3 ms
List mode < 1 ms
Level
Maximum output power R&S®SMB-B101/-B102/-B103/ R&S®SMB-B106/-B112/-B112L
1 MHz < f ≤ 12.75 GHz
+18 dBm
R&S®SMB-B120 with R&S®SMB-B31
50 MHz < f ≤ 20 GHz
+16 dBm
R&S®SMB-B120L with R&S®SMB-B31
100 MHz < f ≤ 20 GHz
+19 dBm
R&S®SMB-B140 with R&S®SMB-B32
50 MHz < f ≤ 40 GHz
+13 dBm
R&S®SMB-B140L with R&S®SMB-B32
50 MHz < f ≤ 40 GHz
+16 dBm
Minimum specified output power R&S®SMB-B101/-B102/-B103/-B106
R&S®SMB-B112/-B120/-B140
-120 dBm
R&S®SMB-B112L -5 dBm
R&S®SMB-B120L/-B140L 0 dBm
Setting time
(without switching of the mechanical attenuator)
SCPI mode < 2.5 ms
List mode < 1 ms
Spectral purity
SSB phase noise f = 1 GHz, carrier offset = 20 kHz,
1 Hz measurement bandwidth
< –122 dBc,
typ. –128 dBc
f = 10 GHz, carrier offset = 20 kHz,
1 Hz measurement bandwidth
< –102 dBc,
typ. –108 dBc
Harmonics
R&S®SMB-B101/-B102/-B103/ R&S®SMB-B106/-B112/-B112L 1 MHz < f ≤ 6 GHz; level ≤ 13 dBm 1),
f > 6 GHz; level ≤ 10 dBm 1)
< –30 dBc
R&S®SMB-B120/-B120L/-B140/-B140L standard; level ≤ 8 dBm 1)
f > 1 MHz < –30 dBc
with R&S®SMB-B25/-B26 low harmonic option, low harmonic filter on, level ≤ 10 dBm 1)
1 MHz < f ≤ 150 MHz < –30 dBc
150 MHz < f ≤ 3 GHz < –58 dBc
3 GHz < f ≤ 20 GHz < –50 dBc
f > 20 GHz < –60 dBc (meas.)
Supported modulation modes
AM standard
AM depth 0 % to 100 %
FM/φM standard
Maximum FM deviation f = 10 GHz 32 MHz
Maximum φM deviation f = 10 GHz 320 rad
Pulse R&S®SMB-K21/-K22 pulse modulator
Rise/fall time < 20 ns, typ. < 5 ns
ON/Off ratio > 80 dB
Minimum pulse width of
pulse generator output
10 ns
Connectivity
Remote control GPIB IEEE-488.2
Ethernet (TCP/IP),
USB
Peripherals USB

1) Or maximum specified output power, whichever is lower.

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