R&S®ETC compact TV analyzer

Economical TV transmitter testing

R&S®ETC compact TV analyzer
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Precise power measurements with the R&S®ETC
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Component output testing with the R&S®ETC
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Key facts

  • Support of DVB-T2, DVB-T/DVB-H and ISDB-T digital TV standards
  • Wide frequency range up to 3.6 GHz or 8 GHz
  • Precision MER measurement in realtime (typ. 44 dB at 500 MHz)
  • Wide input level range from –76 dBm to +10 dBm
  • Spectrum analyzer DANL of typ. –165 dBm (1 Hz)

Economical TV transmitter testing

The R&S®ETC compact TV analyzer offers a comprehensive set of measurement functions for DVB-T2, DVB-T/DVB-H and ISDB-T digital TV transmitter testing. It is also useful for service and maintenance of TV transmitters as well as for testing modulators in R&D or quality assurance environments. The design of the analyzer is ideal for coverage measurements in broadcast network planning.

Features & benefits

Comprehensive analysis of digital signal transmission

  • Measurement of DVB-T2, DVB-T/DVB-H and ISDB-T digital signal parameters
  • Full support for DVB-T2 single and multi-PLP transmission mode
  • Display of constellation diagram, channel impulse response (echo pattern), shoulder distance of OFDM spectrum and MER(k)
  • High-precision power measurements with Rohde & Schwarz power sensors
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Multi-PLP menu

Precise measurement with realtime demodulation

  • FPGA based realtime digital TV demodulator for maximum measurement accuracy
  • Support for TV signal analysis with and without FEC lock
  • Reliable detection of short-term interference thanks to high measurement speed
  • BER measurement and ASI transport stream output
  • Integrated preselection and preamplifier, enabling a wide input level range
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Rotated constellation

Flexible and versatile to use

Easy operation, network coverage analysis and automatic test measurement

  • Fast selection of functions via keypad and rotary knob
  • Easy compliance testing based on limit tables
  • Reproducible measurements using user-specific measurement profiles, channel tables, transducers and cable models
  • Efficient coverage analysis for terrestrial broadcast networks with R&S®BCDRIVE
  • Automatic transmitter measurements and documentation
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R&S®BCDRIVE broadcast drive test software

Video/audio decoding and data logging

  • MPEG decoding and analysis
  • Data logging for analysis
  • Storage of measurement data in internal or external memory
  • Editing and customizing of channel tables, measurement profiles, and transducer and limit tables
  • Transfer of measurement results for documentation on PCs
  • Full remote control using SCPI commands
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R&S®ETC connected to PC with R&S®ETCView

Available models

Available models

  • Model name


    Order number 2116.5000.04

    Frequency range
    100 kHz to 3.6 GHz
  • Model name


    Order number 2116.5000.08

    Frequency range
    100 kHz to 8.0 GHz

Available options

Hardware options
Product Description


Order number 2116.5230.02


FPGA Extension Board


Order number 2116.5252.02


MPEG Decoder Board

Software options
Product Description


Order number 2116.5098.02


RF preselection, up to 3.6 GHz


Order number 2116.5181.02


RF preselection, up to 8 GHz


Order number 2116.5169.02


Tracking generator with scalar network analysis up to 3.6 GHz


Order number 2116.5175.02


Tracking generator with scalar network analysis up to 8 GHz


Order number 2116.5130.02


Phase, group delay measurement


Order number 2116.5100.02


DVB-T/DVB-H analysis


Order number 2116.5117.02


ISDB-T analysis


Order number 2116.5123.02


DVB-T2 analysis (requires R&S®ETC-B300)


Order number 2116.5146.02


Broadcast drive test software access


Order number 2116.5152.02


Automatic transmitter measurement, TxCHECK

Product Description


Order number 1309.6700.03


GPS Receiver



Order number 1120.6001.02


Directional power sensor

25 MHz to 1 GHz



Order number 1165.2305.02


Directional power sensor

200 MHz to 4 GHz



Order number 1137.9009.02


Wideband Power Sensor

Time domain analysis and automatic pulse analysis for radar applications and universal use

Measurement range: -60 dBm to +20 dBm,
Frequency range: 50 MHz to 18 GHz,
N connector


Order number 1305.0289.02


Soft Case

Stores the R&S®RTM2000 Digital Oscilloscopes and accessories


Order number 2116.5300.00


Hard case – stores the R&S®ETC compact TV analyzer

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