R&S®NRP8S Three-path diode power sensor

For USB operation

Key facts

  • 10 000 triggered measurements/s
  • More than 50 000 readings/s
  • Unprecedented measurement speed and accuracy even at low levels
  • Ideal for universal applications
  • Detachable cables for flexible operation

Brief description

The R&S®NRP8S three-path diode power sensor is a self-contained, fully characterized instrument.

Specifications

NRPxxS/SN sensors  Frequency range
R&S®NRP8S/SN, N (m) 10 MHz to 8 GHz
R&S®NRP18S/SN, N (m) 10 MHz to 18 GHz
R&S®NRP33S/SN, 3.5mm (m) 10 MHz to 33 GHz
R&S®NRP40S/SN, 2.92mm (m) 50 MHz to 40 GHz
R&S®NRP50S/SN, 2.4mm (m) 50 MHz to 50 GHz

Key facts

  • 10 000 triggered measurements/s
  • More than 50 000 readings/s
  • Unprecedented measurement speed and accuracy even at low levels
  • Ideal for universal applications
  • Detachable cables for flexible operation
  • 93 dB dynamic range thanks to innovative three-path concept
  • Built-in trigger I/O port

Brief description

The R&S®NRP8S three-path diode power sensor is a self-contained, fully characterized instrument.

They can be operated with the R&S®NRP2 base unit, with a laptop/ PC via USB, and with many Rohde & Schwarz instruments (e.g. signal generators, signal and spectrum analyzers, network analyzers).

Specifications

Three-path diode power sensors
Frequency range Power
measurement
range
Impedance matching (SWR) Rise time
video bandwidth
Uncertainty for
power measure-
ments at
+20 °C to +25 °C
absolute (in dB)
Uncertainty for
power measure-
ments at
+20 °C to +25 °C
relative (in dB)
R&S®NRP8S/SN, N (m)
10 MHz to
8 GHz
100 pW to
200 mW
(–70 dBm to
+23 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.13 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.053 to 0.065 0.022 to 0.050
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
R&S®NRP18S/SN, N (m)
10 MHz to
18 GHz
100 pW to
200 mW
(–70 dBm to
+23 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.13 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.053 to 0.094 0.022 to 0.069
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
    > 8.0 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
R&S®NRP33S/SN, 3.5 mm
10 MHz to
33 GHz
100 pW to
200 mW
(–70 dBm to
+23 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.13 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.053 to 0.134 0.022 to 0.136
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
    > 8.0 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 18.0 GHz to
26.5 GHz:
< 1.30      
    > 26.5 GHz to
33.0 GHz:
< 1.35      
R&S®NRP40S/SN, 2.92 mm
50 MHz to
40 GHz
100 pW to
100 mW
(–70 dBm to
+20 dBm)
50 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.13 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.073 to 0.138 0.028 to 0.142
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
    > 8.0 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 18.0 GHz to
26.5 GHz:
< 1.30      
    > 26.5 GHz to
33.0 GHz:
< 1.35      
    > 33 GHz to
40.0 GHz:
< 1.37      
R&S®NRP50S/SN, 2.4 mm
50 MHz to
50 GHz
100 pW to
100 mW
(–70 dBm to
+20 dBm)
50 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.13 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.073 to 0.138 0.028 to 0.184
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
    > 8.0 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 18.0 GHz to
26.5 GHz:
< 1.30      
    > 26.5 GHz to
33.0 GHz:
< 1.35      
    > 33 GHz to
40.0 GHz:
< 1.37      
    > 40 GHz to
50.0 GHz:
< 1.40      
High-power three-path diode power sensor
Frequency range Power
measurement
range
Impedance matching (SWR) Rise time
video bandwidth
Uncertainty for
power measure-
ments at
+20 °C to +25 °C
absolute (in dB)
Uncertainty for
power measure-
ments at
+20 °C to +25 °C
relative (in dB)
R&S®NRP18S-10, N (m)
10 MHz to
18 GHz
1 nW to
2 W
(–60 dBm to
+33 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.14 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.083 to 0.198 0.022 to 0.087
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
    > 8.0 GHz to
12.4 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 12.4 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.30      
R&S®NRP18S-20, N (m)
10 MHz to
18 GHz
10 nW to
15 W
(–50 dBm to
+42 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.14 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.083 to 0.198 0.022 to 0.087
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 8.0 GHz to
12.4 GHz:
< 1.30      
    > 12.4 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.41      
R&S®NRP18S-25, N (m)
10 MHz to
18 GHz
30 nW to
30 W
(–45 dBm to
+45 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.14 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.083 to 0.198 0.022 to 0.087
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 8.0 GHz to
12.4 GHz:
< 1.30      
    > 12.4 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.41      
TVAC-compliant three-path diode power sensor
Frequency range Power
measurement
range
Impedance matching (SWR) Rise time
video bandwidth
Uncertainty for
power measure-
ments at
+20 °C to +25 °C
absolute (in dB)
Uncertainty for
power measure-
ments at
+20 °C to +25 °C
relative (in dB)
R&S®NRP33SN-V, 3.5 mm
10 MHz to
33 GHz
100 pW to
200 mW
(–70 dBm to
+23 dBm)
10 MHz to
2.4 GHz:
< 1.13 < 5 µs
> 100 kHz
0.053 to 0.134 0.022 to 0.136
    >2.4 GHz to
8.0 GHz:
< 1.20      
    > 8.0 GHz to
18.0 GHz:
< 1.25      
    > 18.0 GHz to
26.5 GHz:
< 1.30      
    > 26.5 GHz to
33.0 GHz:
< 1.35      
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