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  • Datasheet Literature Number: ReleaseDate
    Spectrum Analyzer
    The RSA600A Series USB spectrum analyzers offer high bandwidth laboratory spectrum analysis in a small, very transportable package.
  • Technical Documents Document Type ReleaseDate
    Optimizing Frequency Settling Time Measurements
    Frequency settling time is an essential measurement in the design and evaluation of RF synthesizers, programmable oscillators, phase locked loop circuits, and more. This technical brief highlights the steps taken to reduce the noise/variation on a …
    Technical Brief
    Overcoming 3 Key Challenges of Time- and Frequency-Correlated RF Measurements
    Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers (RTSAs) capture and store signals as a seamless, continuous record of time. Combining deep memory with powerful digital signal processing, RTSAs allow for a variety of triggering, display, and analysis …
    Fact Sheet
    Re-Imagine 5G Measurements
    SignalVu Vector Signal Analysis Software offers a broad range of RF measurements and is available for both Tektronix spectrum analyzers and oscilloscopes, including the 6 Series B MSO and DPO70000SX Series oscilloscopes. The …
    Solutions for RADAR and Electronic Warfare
    PRODUCTS FOR THE ENTIRE SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE Tektronix offers a wide range of hardware and software built to help you design and test mission-critical RF systems, such as military comms, radar and electronic warfare—from …
    Advanced Radar Analysis: Tools for Measuring Modern Radar Application Note
    Introduction In designing modern electronic warfare and radar systems, you face significant challenges. You must develop solutions with the flexibility and adaptability required for next-generation threat detection and avoidance. To succeed, you …
    Application Note
    Spectrum Monitoring Moves to the Edge with Intel NUC Mini PCs
    This case study explores the potential of combining Tektronix USB-based signal analyzers and Intel® NUC Mini PCs for a fast, cost-effective spectrum monitoring solution. Drone detection is just one of many applications for Tektronix’s USB-based Real …
    Case Study
    eGuide to RF Signals
    How-to Guide
    Power Supply Converter Design Procedures
    This poster offers insight into power supply converter design procedures, test stages, challenges, and solutions.
    Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems and Remote/Passive Keyless Entry
    Today, more sophisticated and sensitive RF electronic components and devices are being included in automobiles. These advances have resulted in much safer, efficient, and connected vehicles. They have also created new challenges for RF testing and …
    Application Note
    Programmatic Control on Tektronix USB Real Time Spectrum Analyzers
    Introduction Using the latest in commercial interfaces and available computing power, the Tektronix RSA 300/500/600 USB real time spectrum analyzers separate signal acquisition from measurement, dramatically lowering the cost of …
    Application Note
    Low Cost, High Speed Spectrum Analyzers For RF Manufacturing
    Application Note
    Low Cost RF Sensors
    Introduction Radio monitoring systems have historically been operated by government and military organization who need to have situational awareness of the radio spectrum. These large systems were expensive and required significant …
    Application Note
    Understanding Radar Signals Using Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers
    The transient nature of radar pulses combined with modern pulse compression schemes often demand carefully designed test setups. This Primer will cover measurements methods, choosing your measurement parameters, how to find the pulse, estimating the …
    Real-Time Spectrum Analysis for EMI Diagnostics
    Introduction From the first wireless transmissions, electromagnetic interference (EMI) has been a concern for design engineers. The earliest spark-gap transmitters had no facility for spectrum control, and the presence of two …
    Application Note
    Low-cost EMI Pre-compliance Testing Using a Spectrum Analyzer
    EMI regulations are in place throughout the world to provide improved reliability and safety for users of electrical and electronic equipment. To ensure compliance with these regulations, many companies employ the services …
    Application Note
    6 Key Challenges of the Internet of Things
    Introduction The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to change the world by connecting devices in larger, more interoperable systems controlled by software and analytics. The proliferation of device, software, and analytics …
    How-to Guide
    DPX Acquisition Technology for Spectrum Analyzers Fundamentals
    A Revolutionary Tool for Signal Discovery, Trigger, Capture and Analysis Detection is the first step in characterizing, diagnosing, understanding and resolving any problem relating to timevariant signals. As more …
    Fundamentals of Real-Time Spectrum Analysis
    The document offers a detailed overview of Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers (RTSAs), discussing their development, functionality, and various applications. It begins with a historical perspective on RF signal technology and its evolution, leading to the …
    Cable and Antenna Measurements Using Tektronix USB Spectrum Analyzers
    This application note looks at the basics of line sweeping measurements on cable and antenna systems, including a look at why they are important and how to perform them.
    Application Note
    Speeding Through Wireless Standards
    This Tutorial is designed to help you decide what to include in your test plan so that you ensure the product will pass regulatory certification and standard qualification. This guide will explain why pre-compliance testing for the wireless standard …
    How-to Guide
    Spectrum Pre-compliance for Wireless LAN Regulatory Testing
    The most common way to add wireless capability is to use a prepackaged WLAN module. While this approach greatly simplifies the process, it still has many challenges. This application note outlines the typical design cycle and potential pitfalls you …
    Application Note
    RF Recording and Playback Solutions
    Introduction to RF Record and Playback Spectrum management, RF interference analysis, signal acquisition, product testing and validation, RF system design, communication security, and academic research, all routinely perform or can benefit from the …
    Application Note
  • Software Document Type Part Number: ReleaseDate
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V5.3.0043
    This version introduces enhancements for multi-channel analysis using 5 or 6 Series MSO oscilloscopes, including ability to measure phase difference between channels, organize displays by source or measurement, and view each channel as a different …
    Application 066143445
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V4.5.0093
    SignalVu-PC software V4.5.0093 brings the full vector signal analysis (VSA) engine of the Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzer (RTSA) to your computer, tablet, or Windows embedded oscilloscope, enabling you to analyze live signals, as well as perform …
    Application 066143429
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V4.1.0022
    SignalVu-PC VSA software brings the analysis engine of the Tektronix Real-Time Signal Analyzer (RTSA) to your computer, enabling you to analyze live signals from RSA306, RSA500, RSA600, RSA7100A\B Spectrum Analyzers, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO64 …
    Application 066143424
    RSA Application Programming Interface – API for 64-Bit Linux – V1.0.0014
    The RSA API is a Linux C/C++ Shared Objects that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC …
    Application 066207701
    RSA Application Programming Interface – API for 64-Bit Linux – CANDIDATE V0.13.220.16
    The RSA API is a Linux C/C++ Shared Objects that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC …
    Application 066207700
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.23.0022
    This release adds support for the RSA513A and 518A models. The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support …
    Application 066169110
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-Bit Windows - V3.23.0022
    This release adds support for the RSA513A and 518A models. The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to RSA300/500/600 devices. It enables full control of the RSA and provides several forms of data and measurements to support …
    Application 066176207
    DataVu-PC Recorded Signal Analysis Software - V1.2.26
    DataVu-PC analysis software for recordings makes short work of searching through large datasets for signals of interest. You can measure pulses and mark signals for export to other analysis programs, reducing time spent in post-capture analysis …
  • Frequency settling time, an essential measurement in the design and evaluation of programmable oscillators, phase locked loop circuits, RF synthesizers and more, becomes much easier when the …
    Duration: 14:12
    Hear an overview of SignalVu, Tektronix's RF and vector signal analysis platform. Tektronix' spectrum analyzers and oscilloscopes combined with SignalVu uniquely allows you to view live spectral …
    Duration: 00:12:51
    Learn how to properly measure the Channel Power of a pulsed RF signal using a real-time spectrum analyzer. By properly setting up the analysis settings, the channel power of the RF pulse, as well …
    Duration: 3:18
    Today our real-time spectrum analyzers with powerful SignalVu software help engineers see more of their signals than ever before. Take a journey through time to see how we got here. Find out more …
    Duration: 2m 1s
    All Tektronix USB Portable Analyzers are tested to Military Standards but we wanted to see what they were really capable of. Could our spectrum analyzers survive a 1st story drop? A truck? A …
    Duration: 2m 57s
    In the fast growing wireless design and Internet of Things market, the importance of choosing the right wireless RF module is vital to your design and overall company’s success.In this webinar …
    Duration: 25m 15s
    Make sure you’re getting good signal strength from your wireless LAN device by testing for first turn on using a Tektronix RSA607A controlled by your PC and SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 6m 49s
    It’s useful to ensure that your ZigBee Radio RF module is turning on correctly before you integrate it into a ZigBee device. See how to perform this test with your PC using the RSA607A and …
    Duration: 7m 36s
    Learn how to conduct wireless LAN parametric RF testing for the physical layer against the IEEE 802.11 standards, using the RSA607A Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer controlled from a PC powered by …
    Duration: 7m 59s
    Learn how to perform a parametric test covered by the ZigBee standard, including modulation quality and error vector magnitude measurements as well as spectrum emissions mask, signal quality and …
    Duration: 5m 17s
    Watch this video to see how to test Bluetooth parameters for the physical layer using the RSA607A USB Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer with SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 4m 33s
    In this video we compare EMI compliance results obtained using a full Compliance Receiver set-up versus a low-cost approach using a Tektronix RSA Spectrum Analyzer. You’ll see how these results …
    Duration: 10m 7s
    Watch this video to see how to perform a radiated EMI pre-compliance test, to ensure your device complies with the WLAN IEEE 802.11 standards, using the RSA607A and SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 8m 33s
    Perform a quick EMI pre-compliance test of your Internet of Things device and have the confidence that you’ll pass final EMI Compliance Testing. This test is performed using the RSA607B controlled …
    Duration: 6m 4s
    Pass EMI Compliance the first time by pre-testing your Bluetooth device in your own lab, using a USB Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer and SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 6m 23s
    Learn how to test that your Bluetooth device is turning on and transmitting correctly, using a RSA607A real-time spectrum analyzer controlled by SignalVu-PC software.
    Duration: 7m 28s
    DataVu-PC has tools like frequency mask, pulse descriptor words and smart markers, to help you find any needle in any size haystack. Your data recordings can be 10’s or 100’s of gigabytes in size …
    Duration: 5m 20s
    Learn how to perform multi-domain signal analysis of 5G base station and user equipment systems.  See the benefits of using a mixed domain oscilloscope for analyzing RF amplifier performance.  …
    Duration: 6:47
    Watch to learn how you can simplify several 3GPP 5G New Radio transmitter tests. You’ll see how to verify transmitter characteristics including power, power dynamics, signal quality and RF …
    Duration: 8:50
    Sometimes bad things happen to good scopes!  Ensure you've got it covered with a Total Product Protection plan from Tektronix, the only coverage plan available for test equipment with accident …
    Duration: 1m 2s
    Neat and compact, the RSA600 USB Spectrum Analyzer Series works with your laptop or PC and powerful SignalVu-PC software to save space and minimize the cost of testing. Its speed and accuracy gets …
    Duration: 1m 31s
    Get the full featured spectrum analyzers you need in one small, low price package. Whether your analysis takes you to the field or the lab, from interference hunting and spectrum management to …
    Duration: 1m 26s