R&S®FSQ Signal Analyzer

Signal analysis and high-end spectrum analysis in one instrument

This is a discontinued product
Please note the following successor product(s):

Key Facts

  • Frequency range from 20 Hz to 3.6/8/26.5/40 GHz
  • 28 MHz signal analysis bandwidth, optionally 120 MHz
  • Analysis of signals in the analog and digital baseband

Brief Description

The R&S®FSQ is the solution for all development and production measurement tasks.

Features

  • Excellent RF performance for demanding applications
  • Signal and spectrum analysis in a single instrument
  • Wide range of functions

Specifications

Models Frequency range
R&S®FSQ3 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz
R&S®FSQ8 20 Hz to 8 GHz
R&S®FSQ26 20 Hz to 26.5 GHz
R&S®FSQ40 20 Hz to 40 GHz

Supported Technologies

  • WLAN 802.11a/b/g/j/p/n/ac
  • WCDMA/HSPA/HSPA+
  • 3GPP LTE
  • GSM/EGPRS//EDGE Evolution/VAMOS
  • CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO

Key Facts

  • Frequency range from 20 Hz to 3.6/8/26.5/40 GHz
  • 28 MHz signal analysis bandwidth, optionally 120 MHz
  • Outstanding RF characteristics:
    • TOI typ. +25 dBm
    • 1 dB compression point +13 dBm
    • 84 dBc ACLR/3GPP with noise correction
    • –173 dBm (1 Hz) displayed average noise level (DANL) with noise correction and R&S®FSU-B24 preamplifier
  • Analysis of signals in the analog and digital baseband
  • Numerous firmware applications extending the signal analysis capabilities
  • 16 Msample I/Q memory, expandable up to 705 Msample

Brief Description

The R&S®FSQ is the solution for all development and production measurement tasks. It offers very low phase noise, unsurpassed low residual EVM, a wide dynamic range and above-average accuracy, making it the ideal high-end measuring instrument for development applications, where tolerances and limit values must often be lower than defined in a standard.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent RF performance for demanding applications
    • Outstanding RF features
      • 84 dB ACLR for 3GPP with noise correction
      • 77 dB ACLR for 3GPP multicarrier signals (four adjacent carriers)
      • TOI > +20 dBm, typ. +25 dBm
      • 1 dB compression +13 dBm
      • Displayed average noise level (DANL) typ. –173 dBm using noise correction (1 Hz bandwidth) and R&S®FSU-B24 preamplifier
      • Phase noise –160 dBc (1 Hz) at 10 MHz carrier offset
      • Phase noise –133 dBc (1 Hz) at 10 kHz carrier offset
  • Signal and spectrum analysis in a single instrument
    • Signal analysis with up to 120 MHz bandwidth
      • Signals from RF, analog or digital baseband
      • Up to 705 Msample (I and Q)
      • Low phase/frequency response
      • User-definable sample rate
    • Best signal fidelity for modulation analysis
    • Ready for analysis of multistandard, multicarrier transmitters
  • Wide range of functions

    With its wide range of functions, the R&S®FSQ is practically unparalleled on the spectrum analyzer market. Even the base unit includes all important functions.

    • Channel filters from 100 Hz to 5 MHz
    • RRC filters
    • 1 Hz to 50 MHz resolution bandwidth (RBW)
    • Number of measurement points/trace selectable between 155 and 30 001
    • Time-selective spectrum analysis with gating function
    • Up to 80 measurements/s in manual mode
    • SCPI-compatible GPIB command set
    • GPIB command set compatible with the R&S®FSE/R&S®FSIQ and legacy HP spectrum analyzer
    • Fast ACP measurement in time domain
    • Statistical signal analysis with CCDF function
    • RMS detector
    • Transducer factor for correcting antenna or cable frequency responses
    • Harmonic distortion measurement function
    • Spurious emission measurements with up to 100 001 points, in up to 20 segments
    • External reference from 1 MHz to 20 MHz in 1 Hz steps
    • LAN interface 100BaseT (1 Gbit)
    • 16 Msample I and Q memory

Specifications

  R&S®FSQ3 R&S®FSQ8 R&S®FSQ26 R&S®FSQ40
Frequency range 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz 20 Hz to 8 GHz 20 Hz to 26.5 GHz 20 Hz to 40 GHz
Reference frequency aging: 1 x 10 –7/year, with R&S®FSU-B4 option: 2 x 10 –8
Spectral purity
Phase noise typ. –133 dBc (1 Hz) at 10 kHz carrier offset, carrier frequency 500 MHz
Distortion 1 Hz
Sweep time
Span >10 Hz 2.5 ms to 16 000 s
Span 0 Hz (zero span) 1 μs to 16 000 s
RBW 10 Hz to 50 MHz, FFT filter: 1 Hz to 30 kHz, channel filter, EMI bandwidth
VBW 1 Hz to 30 MHz
Display range DANL to +30 dBm
DANL (1 Hz RBW)
1 GHz typ. –158 dBm typ. –155 dBm typ. –156 dBm typ. –155 dBm
7 GHz typ. –154 dBm typ. –155 dBm typ. –153 dBm
13 GHz typ. –151 dBm typ. –151 dBm
26 GHz typ. –146 dBm typ. –147 dBm
40 GHz typ. –141 dBm
DANL with preamplifier ON
(R&S®FSU-B25), 1 GHz, 1 Hz RBW
–162 dBm –162 dBm –162 dBm –162 dBm
Displayed averagenoise level with preamplifier ON
(R&S®FSU-B24), 26 GHz, 10 Hz RBW
typ. –166 typ. –166 dBm
DANL with preamplifier ON
(R&S®FSU-B23), 26 GHz, 1 Hz RBW
–150 dBm
Trace detectors Max Peak, Min Peak, Auto Peak, Sample, RMS, Average, Quasi Peak
Total measurement uncertainty, f < 3.6 GHz 0.3 dB
Display linearity 0.1 dB (0 dB to –70 dB)

Supported Technologies

  • WLAN 802.11a/b/g/j/p/n/ac
  • WCDMA/HSPA/HSPA+
  • 3GPP LTE
  • GSM/EGPRS//EDGE Evolution/VAMOS
  • CDMA2000® 1xEV-DO
  • CDMA2000® 1xRTT
  • TD-SCDMA
  • GSM-R
  • TETRA
  • cdmaOne
  • DECT
  • WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-2005 and IEEE 802.16-2004
  • WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/j/p
  • Bluetooth® (Basic Rate)
  • ZigBee™ IEEE 802.15.4
  • RFID
  • WRAN IEEE 802.22
  • WWAN IEEE 802.20
  • DVB-H
  • ISDB-T 1 Seg
  • CMMB
  • DVB-T
  • DVB-T2
  • ISDB-T
  • AM
  • FM
  • DVB-S
  • DVB-S2
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