R&S®MC40 Microwave converter 40 GHz

R&S®MC40 Microwave converter 40 GHz
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R&S®MC40 Microwave converter 40 GHz
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Key facts

  • Conversion frequency range from 18 GHz to 40 GHz
  • 2 GHz conversion bandwidth
  • Compact size of only ½ 19" (3 HU)
  • Easy system integration
  • Plug & play capability and fully controlled by R&S®ESMW, R&S®ESME, R&S®ESMD and R&S®WPU2000

Premium-class frequency range extension

The R&S®MC40 extends the frequency range of modern 18 GHz to 40 GHz monitoring systems. With a 2 GHz conversion bandwidth, it is a future-ready investment to meet the requirements of tomorrow’s signal environments. The small form factor and open SCPI interface support easy integration into any existing system.

Features & benefits

Exceptional RF performance for any signal environment

  • Extensive preselection to improve signal fidelity
  • Superheterodyne concept with extensive preselection
  • Low synthesizer setting time for fast scan speeds
  • Bypass mode with dedicated antenna input for frequencies below 18 GHz

Easy integration in existing systems

  • Fully adjustable via open SCPI interface (LAN and serial)
  • Adjustable IF gain to compensate different cable lengths
  • Synchronization with 10 MHz reference
  • TTL interface for external preamplifier or antenna switch matrix
  • Built-in self-test to ensure operational readiness
  • Easy-to-use Windows based GUI for setup and configuration
  • Plug & play capability with Rohde & Schwarz receivers 

Available models

Available models


Order number 4098.6008.02

Microwave converter 40 GHz

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