Provides Analysis of Widest-Bandwidth 802.11ac Signals and Fastest Real-Time Features at the Lowest Cost in the Industry
BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 19, 2013 - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced that its real-time spectrum analyzers (RTSAs) now offer up to 165 MHz acquisition bandwidth, the widest available in this price range. This bandwidth supports demanding applications such as high-margin, high accuracy WLAN 802.11ac characterization and troubleshooting.
In addition to increased bandwidth, Tektronix, the leader in real-time spectrum analysis capability, has significantly improved the real-time performance and signal detection improvements of its RSA5000 and SPECMON series of RTSAs -- further establishing them as premier spectrum analyzers, and the clear value leaders in their price segments.
"Wireless standards are changing to require more bandwidth and at the same time signal durations are getting shorter, making them more difficult than ever to detect," said Jim McGillivary, general manager, Source Analyzer Product Line, Tektronix. "With these introductions, Tektronix is giving our customers the characterization and troubleshooting tools with superior real-time features at the lowest price on the market."
Tektronix RTSAs lead the industry with unique features that include density trigger, time-qualified triggers and innovative swept DPX display technology that makes it easier to find unwanted transmissions. These instruments also offer the industry's best integration of real-time and multiple domain analysis, with all interactions available through a single interface. Key features and specification improvements include the following:
The enhancements to the RSA and SPECMON instruments are part of a broader push by Tektronix to give embedded engineers, component designers and spectrum managers a complete set of tools tailored to their specific needs. As detailed in separate announcements, Tektronix introduced the MDO4000B series of mixed domain oscilloscopes with significantly improved spectrum analyzer performance along with new WLAN test and debug solutions. The MDO4000B is well suited for embedded design and lower-cost wideband analysis while the RSA and SPECMON are appropriate for higher performance applications.
Pricing & Availability
The Tektronix RSA5000B series has a starting price of $24,900 U.S. MSRP and will be available for order in January 2014. Please contact your local sales manager for pricing details on SPECMON 26.
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