R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator

R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator
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R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator
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R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator
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R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator
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R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator
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Key facts

  • Frequency range from 8 kHz to 1 GHz, 3 GHz or 6 GHz
  • Outstanding single sideband (SSB) phase noise of < –134 dBc (meas.) at 1 GHz and an offset of 20 kHz
  • Very low wideband noise of < –153 dBc (typ.) at 15 MHz < f ≤ 6 GHz and an offset of 30 MHz
  • Ultra high output power of 34 dBm (meas.) at 1 GHz
  • Compact form factor with 2 HU and ¾ 19" width
  • 3 year warranty extension

Perfect combination of performance and usability in a compact size

The new R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator is all about performance and versatility in a small footprint. Outstanding spectral purity and very high output power combined with comprehensive functionality and very simple operation are some of the impressive features of the R&S®SMB100B. It offers a frequency range from 8 kHz to 1 GHz, 3 GHz or 6 GHz.

Features & benefits

Performance and usability in a compact sizev

Outstanding spectral purity, very high output power and comprehensive functionality are impressive features of the R&S®SMB100B

The new R&S®SMB100B RF signal generator is all about performance and versatility in a small footprint combined with comprehensive functionality and very simple operation.

  • Frequency range from 8 kHz to 1 GHz, 3 GHz or 6 GHz
  • Compact form factor with 2 HU and 3/4 19" width
  • Large, state-of-the-art 5" GUI with touchscreen

R&S®SMB100B with connected R&S®NRP power sensor (via USB).
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R&S®SMB100B with connected R&S®NRP power sensor (via USB).

Perfect for signal quality

Very low SSB phase noise of < –134 dBc (meas.) at 1 GHz and an offset of 20 kHz

In order to improve a DUT, the signal quality of the signal source has to be significantly better than the DUT’s performance. Thanks to its innovative synthesizer design, the R&S®SMB100B has very low SSB phase and wideband noise and excellent suppression of nonharmonic signal components.

SSB phase noise (1 GHz, 1 Hz bw, meas.)
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SSB phase noise (1 GHz, 1 Hz bw, meas.)

SSB phase noise of the R&S®SMB100B base unit, with the R&S®SMBB-B1 option (OCXO) and with the R&S®SMBB-B1H option (high performance OCXO).

Perfect for output power

Ultra high output power of 34 dBm (meas.) at 1 GHz

The R&S®SMBB-K31 high output power option provides 28 dBm at 1 GHz and 24 dBm at 6 GHz (measured values) – easy keycode activation. Ultra high output power of 34 dBm at 1 GHz and 31 dBm at 6 GHz with the additional R&S®SMBB-B32 ultra high output power option (measured values).

Maximum output power
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Maximum output power

Measured output power for the base unit, with the high power option (R&S®SMBB-K31) and with the additional ultra high power option (R&S®SMBB-B32).

Perfect for use

The user friendliness of the R&S®SMB100B is evident in many ways

The RF signal generator is simple to operate, supports working with a connected R&S®NRP power sensor and can emulate legacy instruments. In addition one can create its own "user menu".

The R&S®SMB100B main screen and user menu
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The R&S®SMB100B main screen and user menu

Example of a user menu. The individually composed parameters can be directly set in this menu.

Variable reference frequency inputs/outputs

The R&S®SMB100B provides various ways to output (or input) reference signals. The 1 MHz to 100 MHz variable external reference frequency input (R&S®SMBB-K704 option) allows the R&S®SMB100B to be easily integrated into existing test environments. The received reference frequency can also be output to a separate reference output (for details please refer to the data sheet). Extremely good phase stability between multiple R&S®SMB100B instruments can be achieved with the optional 1 GHz reference frequency input and output (R&S®SMBB-B3 option).

Variable reference frequency inputs/outputs
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Variable reference frequency inputs/outputs

R&S®LegacyPro

Refresh your T&M equipment

When individual pieces of equipment become obsolete before the entire ATE system does, regular calibration and repair of obsolete equipment is an expensive, timeconsuming and challenging task. Replacing obsolete test equipment with equivalent state-of-the-art instruments should be straightforward and require minimal hardware and software changes. The R&S®LegacyPro code emulation fulfills these requirements, reducing the workload and eliminating risks.

R&S®LegacyPro code emulation
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R&S®LegacyPro code emulation

Emulation of legacy generators from Rohde & Schwarz and other vendors.

R&S®NRP power sensor connectivity

An R&S®NRP power sensor can be connected to the R&S®SMB100B

A DUT is rarely connected directly to the generator. There are often cables and other components between the generator and the DUT. This shifts the reference plane from the generator’s RF output to the DUT. An R&S®NRP power sensor can be connected to the R&S®SMB100B to allow extremely precise calibration (tenth of a dB) at this new reference plane.

Extremely precise calibration
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Extremely precise calibration

R&S®SMB100B with external devices: R&S®NRP power sensor (via USB); setup for setting the target power at the new reference plane.

UCOR (user correction)

Compensation of an external frequency response by the R&S®SMB100B with a connected R&S®NRP power sensor

DUTs are often connected to the signal generator via long cables or other frequency-dependent components. It is therefore very important to compensate the frequency response. The R&S®SMB100B provides a user correction (UCOR) function for this purpose. Together with R&S®NRP power sensor the UCOR values are automatically determined by a push of a button. With UCOR, a frequency response compensated RF signal is available at the new reference plane.

Setup and UCOR function
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Setup and UCOR function

Relative output power display when using cables and other components (with their own frequency responses) between the R&S®SMB100B and a DUT.

Available options

Frequency options
Product
Description
R&S®SMBB-B101

Order number 1422.5005.02

Description

Frequency option
 

8 kHz to 1 GHz

R&S®SMBB-B103

Order number 1422.5105.02

Description

Frequency option

8 kHz to 3 GHz

R&S®SMBB-B106

Order number 1422.5205.02

Description

Frequency option

8 kHz to 6 GHz

Reference oscillator options
Product
Description
R&S®SMBB-B1

Order number 1422.5305.02

Description

OCXO Reference Oscillator

Only one of the R&S®SMBB-B1 or R&S®SMBB-B1H options can be installed.

R&S®SMBB-B1H

Order number 1422.5405.02

Description

High Performance OCXO Reference Oscillator

Only one of the R&S®SMBB-B1 or R&S®SMBB-B1H options can be installed.

R&S®SMBB-B3

Order number 1422.5505.02

Description

100 MHz, 1 GHz Ultra Low Noise Reference Input and Output

R&S®SMBB-K704

Order number 1422.6301.02

Description

Variable Reference Input from 1 MHz to 100 MHz

Output power options
Product
Description
R&S®SMBB-K31

Order number 1422.5705.02

Description

High Output Power, 1/3/6 GHz

R&S®SMBB-B32

Order number 1422.5740.02

Description

Ultra High Output Power 1/3/6 GHz

Requires the R&S®SMBB-K31 option.

Analog modulation options
Product
Description
R&S®SMBB-K22

Order number 1422.5905.02

Description

High Performance Pulse Modulator

R&S®SMBB-K23

Order number 1422.6001.02

Description

Pulse Generator

R&S®SMBB-K24

Order number 1422.6053.02

Description

Multifunction Generator

R&S®SMBB-K27

Order number 1422.6101.02

Description

Pulse Train

R&S®SMBB-K720

Order number 1422.6201.02

Description

AM/FM/φM

R&S®SMBB-B5

Order number 1422.5605.02

Description

Stereo/RDS Coder

Requires the R&S®SMBB-K720 option.

Extras
Product
Description
R&S®SMBB-B86

Order number 1422.5805.02

Description

Remote Control Interface (GPIB and USB)

R&S®ZZA-KNA23

Order number 1177.8084.00

Description

19" Rackmount Kit

R&S®TS-USB1

Order number 6124.2531.00

Description

USB serial adapter for RS-232 remote control

Documentation
Product
Description
R&S®DCV-2

Order number 0240.2193.18

Description

Documentation of Calibration Values

R&S®SMBB-ACA

Order number 1422.6147.02

Description

R&S®SMB100B Accredited Calibration

Recommended extras
Product
Description

Order number 1424.6738.02

Description

High-power Three-path Diode Power Sensor

For USB operation
Measurement range: 10 nW to 15 W
Frequency range: 10 MHz to 18 GHz
N (m) connector

R&S®NRP-ZKU

Order number 1419.0658.02

Description

USB-A interface cable, length: 0.75 m

Application videos

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With UCOR a frequency response compensated RF signal is available at the new reference plane for the DUT.

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