H500/SA2500 Handheld Spectrum Analyzer

Interference troubleshooting has never been so easy.

Learn how to easily avoid interference and quickly find troublesome signal emitters in the increasingly crowded radio spectrum environment with Tektronix’ SA2500 handheld spectrum analyzer with DPX™ technology.

Models in the H500/SA2500 Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Series: 

Model Frequency Range Minimum Event Duration for 100% POI Real-Time Bandwidth SFDR (typical) List Price Configure and Quote
SA2500 10 kHz - 6.2 GHz 125 μs* - 500 μs 20 MHz <70 dB US$27,300 Configure & Quote
H500 10 kHz - 6.2 GHz 125 μs 20 MHz <70 dB US$48,200 Configure & Quote



DPX® Live RF Spectrum DisplayDiscover events as short as 125 µs with 100% Probability of Intercept (POI).
DPX Spectrum MaskCapture and act on signals of interest easily with the automatic and editable spectrum mask.
Built-in Mapping Populate measurement results from signals of interest on a map with the built-in GPS receiver and automated GPS mapping functionality.  Easily and simply triangulate on the location of interferers.
Signal Classification and Open Signal DatabaseUse the provided signal database to quickly identify known signals from unknown signals.  Open database structure allows you to easily add new signal types as needed.
Built-in Versatile Field Measurements Quickly measure common field test parameters such as Spectrum, Spectrogram, Field Strength, Signal Strength, Channel Power, OBW, Audio Demodulation, and more.
Tools to Automate Common TasksAutomate common tasks like receiver emulation for field use with the macros and programmatic interface.
Rugged Design for Field UseUse in demanding field environments with the rugged design that is compliant with MIL-PRF-28800F.
Extended Battery LifeTest up to 5 hours with the extended battery life and industry's only hot swap power system.
Remote Measurements for Multiple InstrumentsMonitor multiple locations by connecting more than one unit via LAN interface; Ideal for remote control and unattended monitoring stations for spectrum awareness.



H500/SA2500 Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Fact Sheet

10 Factors to Consider for Off-Air Measurements

Are you working in the Spectrum Management field? Here's 10 factors to consider as you evaluate measurement equipment.

Five Common Field and Remote Applications

Discover how to classify and locate signals of interest either from the field or in a remote/offline environment.

SA2500 Field Spectrum Management

Learn how to easily avoid interference and quickly find troublesome signal emitters in the increasingly crowded radio spectrum environment with Tektronix’ SA2500 handheld spectrum analyzer with DPX™ technology.

Finding, Classifying and Analyzing Interfering Signals

Find interfering signals that most other portable spectrum analyzers miss and use the most advanced to classify, analyze and locate them.

Troubleshooting and Characterizing Wide Band RF Systems Using a Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer

This application note examines the characteristics of modern RF test systems and demonstrates the use of Tektronix RSA6100A Series of Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers (RTSAs) in troubleshooting and characterizing them. Basic vector and spectrum measurements of transmitters, troubleshooting high-bandwidth systems and characterizing wide band DPD systems will be covered.

Fundamentals of Real-Time Spectrum Analysis

This primer describes how Real-Time Spectrum Analysis works and provides a basic understanding of how it can be used to solve many measurement problems associated with capturing and analyzing modern RF signals.

H500/SA2500 Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Related Information

Learn More: Fundamentals of Spectrum Management Primer

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Learn more about the power of the DPX spectrum display and how it addresses situations involving brief, intermittent, complex and/or coincident signals.

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