R&S®AFQ100B I/Q modulation generator

High performance baseband signals

R&S®AFQ100B I/Q modulation generator
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R&S®AFQ100B I/Q modulation generator
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R&S®AFQ100B I/Q modulation generator
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R&S®AFQ100B I/Q modulation generator
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Key facts

  • Bandwidth (RF) of 528 MHz and a memory depth of up to 1 Gsample
  • Excellent spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) of typ. 78 dBc
  • Frequency response of typ. ± 0.5 dB across 100 MHz I/Q bandwidth 
  • Analog I/Q outputs (balanced and unbalanced)
  • Numerous trigger and marker capabilities 
  • 3 year warranty extension

High-performance baseband signals

The R&S®AFQ100B signal and I/Q modulation baseband generator with a bandwidth of 528 MHz (RF) is a good choice for applications that require high bandwidth. Applications include support of broadband digital communications systems such as UWB (ultra-wideband signals) or aerospace & defence (A&D) radar applications where signals can have extremely short pulses and short rise and fall times might be needed.

Features & benefits

Outstanding signal quality

  • Excellent spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) of typ. 78 dBc
  • Frequency response of typ. ± 0.5 dB across 100 MHz I/Q bandwidth
  • Very pure sine-wave source
  • Frequency response compensation

Equalization in the AFQ100B
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Equalization in the AFQ100B

Inverse filters compensate for the effects of cables and the DUT with equalization, achieving a very linear frequency response at the DUT output.

Broad scope of applications

  • Analog I/Q outputs (balanced and unbalanced) and optional digital outputs
  • Multisegment waveform to reduce switching time 
  • between different test signals and improve test throughput
  • Numerous trigger and marker capabilities, e.g. for synchronization with a DUT
  • Optional BER measurements for characterizing receiver

Balanced and unbalanced analog I/Q outputs
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Balanced and unbalanced analog I/Q outputs

The AFQ100B comes standard with balanced output signals.

Easy operation

The R&S®AFQ100B is easy to operate and control. To access the modern graphical user interface (GUI), the instrument has a video output for an external display. To control the instruments, simply connect a USB keyboard and/or mouse. The instruments can be remote controlled via GPIB, USB and LAN. The generator comes with an internal 160 Gbyte hard disk. 

Rear view of  AFQ100B
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Rear view of AFQ100B

Available options

Baseband
Product
Description
R&S®AFQ-B11

Order number 1401.5206.02

Description

Waveform Memory 1 Gsample

R&S®AFQ-B12

Order number 1411.0007.02

Description

Waveform Memory 512 Msample

R&S®AFQ-B18

Order number 1401.5306.02

Description

Digital I/Q Output 

Baseband enhancements
Product
Description
R&S®AFQ-K80

Order number 1401.5006.02

Description

Bit Error Ratio Tester 

Multi carrier CW and noise
Product
Description
R&S®AFQ-K261

Order number 1401.6802.02

Description

Multicarrier CW Signal Generation (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K262

Order number 1401.6854.02

Description

Additive White Gaussian Noise

Cellular
Product
Description
R&S®AFQ-K255

Order number 1401.5906.02

Description

LTE/EUTRA

R&S®AFQ-K284

Order number 1415.0253.02

Description

LTE Release 9 + Enhanced Features

R&S®AFQ-K285

Order number 1415.0276.02

Description

LTE Release 10 / LTE-Advanced

R&S®AFQ-K412

Order number 1410.8604.02

Description

LTE Release 11 and Enhance Features

R&S®AFQ-K413

Order number 1424.1171.02

Description

LTE Release 12

R&S®AFQ-K419

Order number 1424.1236.02

Description

LTE Release 13/14

R&S®AFQ-K242

Order number 1401.6354.02

Description

3GPP FDD (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K259

Order number 1401.5658.02

Description

3GPP FDD HSPA+ (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K240

Order number 1401.6302.02

Description

GSM/EDGE (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K241

Order number 1401.6102.02

Description

EDGE Evolution (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K246

Order number 1401.6554.02

Description

CDMA2000® incl. 1xEV-DV

R&S®AFQ-K247

Order number 1401.5958.02

Description

1xEV-DO Rev. A

R&S®AFQ-K250

Order number 1401.6702.02

Description

TD-SCDMA (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K251

Order number 1401.6754.02

Description

TD-SCDMA enhanced (WinIQSIM2™)

Wireless connectivity
Product
Description
R&S®AFQ-K254

Order number 1401.5806.02

Description

IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/j/p (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K286

Order number 1415.0299.03

Description

IEEE 802.11ac (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K442

Order number 1424.1259.02

Description

IEEE 802.11ax (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K289

Order number 1415.0376.02

Description

NFC A/B/F (WinIQSIM2™)

Navigation
Product
Description
R&S®AFQ-K244

Order number 1401.6454.02

Description

GPS, 1 Satellite (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K266

Order number 1415.0330.02

Description

GALILEO, 1 Satellite (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K294

Order number 1415.0318.02

Description

GLONASS, 1 Satellite (WinIQSIM2™)

R&S®AFQ-K407

Order number 1410.8556.02

Description

Beidou 1 Satellite (WinIQSIM2™)

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