RSA6000 Spectrum Analyzer

Instant insight and discovery of unseen events

The high-performance RSA6000 Spectrum Analyzer Series will help you easily discover design issues that other spectrum analyzers will miss. Its industry-leading dynamic range and bandwidth combination, coupled with the unique DPX™ Live RF spectrum display, gives you immediate confidence in the stability of your design, or instantly displaying a fault when it occurs.

Models in the RSA6000 Spectrum Analyzer Series: 

Model Frequency Range Minimum Event Duration for 100% POI Real-Time Bandwidth SFDR (typical) List Price Configure and Quote
RSA6106B 9 kHz - 6.2 GHz 3.7 μs 40 MHz - 110 MHz 75 dBc US$79,000 Configure & Quote
RSA6114B 9 kHz - 14 GHz 3.7 μs 40 MHz - 110 MHz 75 dBc US$86,500 Configure & Quote
RSA6120B 9 kHz - 20 GHz 3.7 μs 40 MHz - 110 MHz 75 dBc US$92,000 Configure & Quote



DPX® Live RF spectrum displayDiscover previously unseen signal behavior.  Improve RF test confidence and catch very short duration transients missed by conventional spectrum analyzers.
Triggering expertiseSave time by isolating signal anomalies that other instruments can't even trigger on. Isolate hard to find hardware and software anomalies with cross domain triggering between multiple instruments.
Seamless data captureObserve the entire duration of signal events, like frequency hopping sequences, PLL settling times, turn on transients, and multiple pulses.
Multi-domain time correlationAccelerate troubleshooting and analysis by pinpointing the root cause of problems in multiple domains. Analyze captured data in any/all domains at any time with correlated markers.
Automatic pulse measurement and detectionSimplify test and save test time with multiple measurements on the same captured data. Reduce cost of test with a versatile single instrument that replaces multiple test sets.


Datasheet Accessory Description
016202600 CASE,TRANSPORT;RSA5000/6000 SERIES
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Data Sheet Software Package / Software Option Description Configure and Quote
Opt. 23

WLAN Analysis 802.11a/b/g/j/p

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Opt. 24

WLAN Analysis 802.11n

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Opt. 25

WLAN Analysis 802.11ac

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Opt. 10 (RSA5K/6K)

AM/FM/PM Modulation and Audio Measurements

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Opt. 11 Phase Noise and Jitter Measurements. Contact Account Manager
Opt. 12 Settling Time Measurements. Contact Account Manager
Opt. 14

Noise Figure.

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Opt. 20 Advanced Signal Analysis (including Pulse Measurements). Contact Account Manager
Opt. 21 Advanced Measurements Suite (GP Mod. Analysis, RFID, Sig. Source). Contact Account Manager
Opt. 22 Flexible OFDM Analysis. Contact Account Manager
Opt. 26

APCO P25 Measurements.

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Opt. 27

Bluetooth Basic LE Tx Measurements

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Opt. 28

LTE Downlink RF measurements

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BUJ Jitter Measurements Using Tektronix Instrumentation

Project 25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Solution

Quick overview of the complete Tektronix solution for Project 25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR).

Tektronix and X-COM Systems Platform Provide Unique Capabilities for RF Signal Capture and Analysis

The Tektronix RSA5000B and RSA6000B real-time spectrum analyzers and X-COM’s IQC5000A RF capture recorded playback system provide an excellent solution for challenging defense applications.

Wi-Fi: Overview of the 802.11 Physical Layer and Transmitter Measurements

Use this primer to distinguish between each of the 802.11 standards, their PHY layer characteristics and their testing requirements.

Fast, Low Level Spurious Search with Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzers

Learn how to get faster, low-level spurious search results.


Characterizing Phase Locked Loops Using Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers

This application note presents an overview of Phase Locked Loop operation including both linear and non-linear effects. It also shows measurements of these effects in both the time and frequency domains using Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers.

Fundamentals of Radar Measurements

This primer addresses the needs for pulse generation and measurements, the automated measurements that are available, explanation of just how the automated measurements are made, and how pulses are generated.

Advanced Radar Analysis: Tools for Measuring Modern Radar Application Note

With today’s rapid advances in radar technology, developing and manufacturing highly specialized and innovative electronic products to detect radar signals takes leading-edge technology and tools. Tektronix innovative test equipment reduces testinguncertainty during the design process and delivers confidence in the integrity of increasingly complex designs. Tektronix Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Real-time Spectrum Analyzers and High-Bandwidth Oscilloscopes offer the capabilities you need to manage the requirements of modern radar applications.

Real-Time Spectrum Analysis for EMI Diagnostics

Observe the different stages of design and test with respect to test equipment and EMI measurement techniques.

Testing Modern Radios

Radio Communications: Challenges and solutions for designing Software Defined Radios that employ frequency hopping techniques


Challenges and Solutions for Testing Frequency Hopping Radios Webinar

This webinar provides an overview for the design and test topics of radios with frequency hopping techniques which have been gaining popularity in today’s crowded RF spectrum world. This includes typical test challenges for frequency hopping radio designs and how Tektronix solutions improve insight into your designs and speed time-to-market.

Fundamentals of Radar Measurements Webinar

This seminar focuses on the Automatic Measurement - theory of operation - using Tektronix signal analysis and generation tools. This presentation starts with an overview of common tools used for the testing of radars and important measurement parameters impacting measurement results. It then focuses on the Theory of Operation for the Automatic Pulse Measurements that are available on the latest Tektronix Oscilloscopes and Spectrum Analyzer products. In conclusion it discusses the challenges and solutions for Signal Generation.

Fast, Low Level Spurious Search with Tektronix Real Time Signal Analyzers

Historically, long test times have been required to perform low-level spur searches on high-performance RF and microwave transmitters.  In this webinar, learn how the unique wideband architecture of the Tektronix Real Time Signal Analyzers provides a breakthrough approach for this critical test, resulting in faster time to results and a significantly reduced test budget.


Spectrum Management Overview Webinar

In our new webinar on RF spectrum management, we discuss real-time spectrum analysis tools, and how they have become the game-changer in spectrum management. Duration: 32 minutes.

Radar Testing Simplified Webinar

Learn about the latest advanced measurements for chirped radar, hopped radar and very wideband radars. Duration: 28 minutes Speaker: Darren McCarthy, Tektronix RF Technical Marketing Manager

Greening of Wireless Webinar

Mesuro and Tektronix introduce a new open loop active load pull technique for the design of complex, highly efficient power amplifiers, necessary for reducing the power consumption of tomorrow’s mobile infrastructure. The method utilizing microwave sampling scope technology to simultaneously capture waveform data ranging from DC to several tens of GHz is demonstrated.

EMI Diagnostics Using the RSA6100A Webinar

This webinar looks at the history of Electromagnetic Interference and regulatory compliance, and discover how the historically developed methods of measurements have limitations in today's complex signal environment. It also examines the filters, detectors and averaging methods used to make EMI measurements, with a discussion of why they are defined the way they are. Advantages and limitations of the RSA6100A implementation are also discussed. Finally, it shows the RSA6100A in a common diagnostics application and see how the new capabilities of RTSAs can be used to reduce troubleshooting time in EMC diagnostics.

PHY and Protocol Testing Guidance for the Latest MIPI Standards

Attend this 40 minute webinar followed by an interactive chat session with Tektronix' Chris Loberg, to review the most recent advancements in the MIPI family of interface standards. Returning from the recent MIPI Alliance meeting in June, Chris will also provide you with testing guidance on how to approach debug, verify and characterization steps using Tektronix test equipment for your MIPI-enable device designs.

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