Application Notes

RSCommander

Versatile Software Tool for Rohde & Schwarz Instruments

RSCommander is a versatile software tool for a wide range of Rohde & Schwarz spectrum-, network analyzers, signal generators and oscilloscopes. It allows for automatic instrument discovery, making screenshots, reading traces, file transfer and simple script creation.

Hardcopy

Take screenshots of your instrument and transfer them directly to your pc.

  • Change between b/w and color pictures
  • Save screenshots as PNG, JPG, BMP, PPM, XBM, XPM or to clipboard
  • Print support

Trace

Transfer traces or waveforms from analyzers and oscilloscopes directly to the pc.

  • Change between different traces / channels
  • Edit the configuration of the displayed y-axis
  • Save as TXT, CSV or image
  • Print support

Files

Transfer files from device to pc and vice versa.

  • Read the file catalog from any directory
  • Open files directly from the instrument
  • Drag&Drop files to transfer them to the instrument
  • Create new folders, delete or rename files

Scripts

Write your own remote control functions in python.

  • Full support of PyVisa
  • Examples for reading traces from network analyzers
  • Simple Python syntax highlighting

Interactive Control

Quickly execute individual SCPI commands.

  • Control the instrument with simple queries
  • Change the timeout
  • Reads the available scpi commands

Device Support

Download List

Devices Hardcopy Trace Files
R&S®ABFS, R&S®SFQ, R&S®SME, R&S®SMIQ, R&S®SML, R&S®SMR, R&S®SMT - - -
R&S®AFQ, R&S®AMIQ, R&S®CBT, R&S®CMU, R&S®IQR, R&S®SFE - - X
R&S®UPL, R&S®UPV, R&S®NRP, R&S®NRP2 X - -
R&S®AMU, R&S®AREG, R&S®CMW, R&S®CMA, R&S®SMA, R&S®SMATE, R&S®SMB, R&S®SMBV, R&S®SMC, R&S®SMF, R&S®SMG, R&S®SMJ, R&S®SMU, R&S®SMW, R&S®VTE, R&S®VTC, R&S®VTS, R&S®ZVK, R&S®ZVM, R&S®ZVR, R&S®ZVC, R&S®BTC X - X
R&S®ESCI, R&S®ESI, R&S®ESIB, R&S®ESL, R&S®ESPI, R&S®ESR, R&S®ESRP, R&S®ESU, R&S®ESW, R&S®ETL, R&S®FMU, R&S®FSC, R&S®FSE, R&S®FSG, R&S®FPS, R&S®FPH, R&S®FSH, R&S®FSIQ, R&S®FSL, R&S®FSMR, R&S®FSP, R&S®FSQ, R&S®FSU, R&S®FSUP, R&S®FSVR, R&S®FSVA, R&S®FSV, R&S®FSWT, R&S®FSWP, R&S®FSW, R&S®RTH, R&S®RTE, R&S®RTM, R&S®RTB, R&S®RTO, R&S®RTP, R&S®ZVA, R&S®ZVB, R&S®ZVH, R&S®ZVL, R&S®ZVT, R&S®ZNL, R&S®ZNA, R&S®ZNB, R&S®ZNBT, R&S®ZNC, R&S®ZND, R&S®ZNLE, R&S®ZPH, R&S®HMO, R&S®FPL, R&S®FPC X X X
Mac App Store

The macOS version can be downloaded for free from the Mac App Store.

Name
Type
Version/Firmware
Date
Size
RSCommander Installer | 1MA074
Type
Application Note File
Version/Firmware
2.1.11
Date
25-Apr-2019
Size
64 MB
RSCommander | 1MA074
Type
Application Note
Version/Firmware
17e
Date
12-Feb-2019
Size
2 MB
RSCommander OSA | 1MA074
Type
Application Note File
Version/Firmware
01
Date
04-Jan-2018
Size
230 kB