R&S®FSL18 Spectrum analyzer

9 kHz to 18 GHz (overrange 20 GHz)

R&S®FSL18 Spectrum analyzer
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Key facts

  • Frequency range from 9 kHz to 18 GHz (overrange 20 GHz)
  • Model with and without tracking generator
  • Signal analysis bandwidth of 28 MHz
  • Lightweight and compact for on-site installation, maintenance and service
  • Optional battery operation

High-end functions in an extremely lightweight, compact package

The R&S®FSL18 is an lightweight and compact spectrum analyzer for cost-conscious users who want the functionality of high-end instruments. The analyzer is ideal for a large number of applications in development, service and production. Despite its compact size, it offers a wealth of functions more typical of the high-end range, thus ensuring an excellent price/performance ratio. The R&S®FSL18 features a tracking generator up to 18 GHz and can analyze signals with a bandwidth of 28 MHz.

Features & benefits

Exceptional performance

High precision measurements

  • Continuous RF frequency range from 9 kHz to 18 GHz and 28 MHz demodulation bandwidth
  • Low measurement uncertainty even in microwave range

Lightweight and compact

Ideal for on-site installation, maintenance and service

  • Easy portability due to small size and low weight
  • Optional internal battery pack for cordless use
  • Power measurements with R&S®NRP-Zxx power sensors
  • Ideal for service

Fast and versatile

Easy to integrate in production

  • High measurement speed and time-saving routines improve throughput
  • Remote control via LAN or IEC/IEEE bus in line with SCPIDescription

General purpose

At home in every development lab

  • Excellent price/performance ratio
  • General-purpose signal analysis
  • Wide range of personalities for various wireless/cellular digital standards

Simple operation

Wide range of functions

  • Comprehensive set of measurement functions and features more typical of high-end analyzers
  • Built-in measurement routines and versatile selection of firmware options

Available models

Available models
Models
Frequency range
Phase noise
DANL @ 1 GHz
Max. analysis bandwidth
Instrument type

R&S®FSL18

Order number 1300.2502.18

Frequency range
9 kHz - 18 GHz
Phase noise
< –95 dBc (1 Hz)
(f=500 MHz, 10kHz offset)
DANL @ 1 GHz
< –130dBm/Hz Pre–amplifier off
Max. analysis bandwidth
28 MHz
Instrument type
Spectrum analyzer

R&S®FSL18

Order number 1300.2502.28

Frequency range
9 kHz - 18 GHz
Phase noise
< –95 dBc (1 Hz)
(f=500 MHz, 10kHz offset)
DANL @ 1 GHz
< –130dBm/Hz Pre–amplifier off
Max. analysis bandwidth
28 MHz
Instrument type
Spectrum analyzer & TG

Available options

Hardware options
Product
Description
R&S®FSL-B4

Order number 1300.6008.02

Description

OCXO reference frequency

High precision frequency reference

R&S®FSL-B5

Order number 1300.6108.02

Description

Additional interfaces

video out, IF out, noise source control, AUX port, connector for the R&S®NRP power sensors

R&S®FSL-B6

Order number 1300.5901.02

Description

TV trigger

Offers a TV trigger function for use in analog TV service applications. Requires R&S®ZVL-K1

R&S®FSL-B7

Order number 1300.5601.02

Description

Narrow resolution filters

Offers a TV trigger function for use in analog TV service applications. Requires R&S®ZVL-K1

R&S®FSL-B8

Order number 1300.5701.02

Description

Gated sweep function

Displays the modulation spectra of GSM or WLAN signals. Requires R&S®ZVL-K1

R&S®FSL-B10

Order number 1300.6208.02

Description

GPIB interface

R&S®FSL-B22

Order number 1300.5953.02

Description

RF preamplifier

3 GHz/6 GHz

R&S®FSL-B30

Order number 1300.6308.02

Description

DC power supply

DC power supply socket. 12V to 28V

R&S®FSL-B31

Order number 1300.6408.02

Description

NiMH battery pack

requires R&S®FSL-B30

Firmware options
Product
Description
R&S®FSL-K7

Order number 1301.9246.02

Description

AM/FM/φM measurement demodulator

Turns the R&S®ZVL into an analog modulation analyzer for amplitude, frequency, or phase modulated signals. Requires R&S®ZVL-K1

R&S®FSL-K8

Order number 1301.9398.02

Description

Bluetooth® TX Measurements (1.1 and 2.0+EDR)

Allows measurements on Bluetooth® transmitters in line with the Bluetooth® RF Test Specification (Bluetooth® SIG) Rev. 2.0+EDR. Requires R&S®ZVL-K1

R&S®FSL-K9

Order number 1301.9530.02

Description

Power sensor support

(requires R&S®FSL-B5 or R&S®NRP-Z4 and R&S®NRP power sensors)

R&S®FSL-K14

Order number 1302.0913.02

Description

Spectrogram measurements

R&S®FSL-K20

Order number 1301.9675.02

Description

Analog and digital cable TV measurements

Order number 1301.9817.02

Description

Noise figure and gain measurements

(requires R&S®FSL-B5, and a preamplifier)

R&S®FSL-K72

Order number 1302.0620.02

Description

3GPP FDD BTS application firmware

Allows to perform code domain power measurements on 3GPP downlink signals including HSDPA. Requires R&S®ZVL-K1

R&S®FSL-K82

Order number 1308.7803.02

Description

CDMA2000® transmitter measurements

R&S®FSL-K91

Order number 1302.0094.02

Description

WLAN application firmware

WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/j TX Application Firmware

R&S®FSL-K91N

Order number 1308.7903.02

Description

WLAN application firmware

R&S®FSL-K91 Upgrade to IEEE 802.11n

R&S®FSL-K92

Order number 1302.0236.02

Description

WiMAX™ IEEE 802.16 OFDM application firmware

R&S®FSL-K92U

Order number 1302.0307.02

Description

Upgrade from R&S®FSL-K92 to R&S®FSL-K93

R&S®FSL-K93

Order number 1302.0736.02

Description

WiMAX™IEEE 802.16 OFDM/OFDMA application firmware

R&S®FSL-K84

Order number 1302.0159.02

Description

1xEV-DO transmitter measurements

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Order number 1109.4487.00

Description

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Description

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