R&S®SMC100A Signal generator

Smallest size and best price/performance ratio in its class

R&S®SMC100A Signal generator
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Key facts

  • Frequency range 9 kHz to 1.1 GHz or 3.2 GHz
  • Maximum output level of typ. > +17 dBm
  • Optional high-stability reference oscillator
  • Analog modulation modes (AM/FM/φM/pulse) integrated as standard

Smallest size and the best price/performance ratio in its class.

The R&S®SMC100A offers outstanding signal quality at an attractive price. It covers the frequency range from 9 kHz to 1.1 GHz or 3.2 GHz. Output power is typ. > +17 dBm. All important functions (AM, FM, φM, PM) are already integrated in the instrument. This makes the R&S®SMC100A signal generator a flexible and versatile instrument.

Features & benefits

High performance at an attractive price

  • Low SSB phase noise of typ. –111 dBc (f = 1 GHz, 20 kHz carrier offset, 1 Hz measurement bandwidth)
  • Wideband noise of typ. < –146 dBc (f > 1 MHz, carrier offset > 10 MHz, 1 Hz measurement bandwidth)
  • Nonharmonics of typ. < –72 dBc (f ≤ 1600 MHz, carrier offset > 10 kHz)
  • Level error < 0.9 dB
  • Frequency and level setting times <5 ms
  • Optional high-stability reference oscillator

Flexible and universal general purpose signal generator

  • Frequency range 9 kHz to 1.1 GHz or 3.2 GHz
  • Typical maximum level of +17 dBm
  • Analog modulation modes (AM/FM/φM/pulse modulation) integrated as standard
  • Remote control compatibility with other signal generators
  • Multiple language support (nine selectable GUI languages)
  • Integrated overvoltage protection
  • Wear-free electronic attenuator

Space-saving operation due to small dimensions

  • Smallest signal generator in the economy class: ½ x 19", 2 height units
  • Lightweight

Minimized total cost of ownership

  • Attractive initial cost
  • Long calibration interval
  • Simplified error diagnostics through built-in selftests
  • Repair by users with precalibrated replacement modules
  • Optimization of level accuracy through level correction with R&S®NRP-Zxx sensors

Ideal tool for many application fields

  • Service and maintenance
  • Research and education
  • Field use
  • Secure areas
  • Simple production applications

Available options

Frequency options

Order number 1411.6505.02


  Frequency option 9 kHz to 1.1 GHz


Order number 1411.6605.02


Frequency option 9 kHz to 3.2 GHz

Reference oscillator

Order number 1411.6705.02


OCXO Reference Oscillator


Order number 1109.4506.00


19" Rack Adapter

For mounting two half 19" housings 2 RU high next to each other in a standard 19" rack


Order number 1109.4512.00


19" Rack Adapter

For mounting a half 19" housing 2 RU high in a standard 19" rack


Order number 1411.3506.02


GPIB/IEEE 488 Interface

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