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  • Datasheet Literature Number: ReleaseDate
    Spectrum Analyzer
    The RSA500A Series USB spectrum analyzers offer high performance portable spectrum analysis in a rugged battery-powered package.
    37W-60380-15
  • Manuals Manual Type Part Number: ReleaseDate
    SignalVu-PC

    Vector Signal Analysis Software

    Online Help 077072015
    RSA306, RSA306B, and RSA500A/600A

    Spectrum Analyzer Application Programming Interface (API)

    Programmer 077103105
    RSA306, RSA306B, and RSA500A/600A

    Spectrum Analyzer Application Programming Interface (API)

    Programmer 077103104
    RSA500A and RSA600A Series

    Real-Time Spectrum AnalyzersDeclassification and Security

    Declassification 077120201
    SignalVu-PC

    Vector Signal Analysis Software

    Programmer 077072114
    RSA500A and RSA600A Series

    Real-Time Spectrum AnalyzersSpecifications and Performance Verification

    Performance Verification 077120102
    RSA5600RACK

    Rackmount Kit Installation

    Field Install Instructions 071346801
    RSA500A Series

    Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers Installation and Safety

    User 071345203
    RSA Map

    Mapping Software

    Online Help 077075802
    RSA300, RSA500, RSA600 Series

    Spectrum Analyzers Self-Guided Demo Training Manual

    Training/Tutorials 071333002
    RTSA V3 Demo Board

    Quick Reference Card Reference

    User 071332901
    RSA503A and RSA507A

    Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers Installation and Safety Installation Manual

    Primary User 071345200
  • Technical Documents Document Type ReleaseDate
    eGuide to RF Signals
    The eGuide to Signals will help you navigate the RF spectrum and gain a better understanding about what kinds of signals might be present around you. Detailed examples are provided for popular signals often transmitted over the air. Examples of …
    How-to Guide
    Spurious Emission Measurement on 5G NR Base Station Transmitters and Receivers
    Conducting spurious emission tests are an important measurement for cellular base station transmitters and receivers on most wireless transmission technologies. The 5G New Radio (NR) refreshed 3GPP specifications based on LTE (long term evolution) …
    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
    Solutions for Aerospace and Defense
    Integrated Tektronix measurement tools for signal capture, characterization, simulation and analysis help you deliver on your promises. Learn more about our military/government solutions.
    Brochure
    Detecting Drones Using a Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer
    Flying drones can be fun. For RC and photography enthusiasts, a drone is a source of entertainment, and with a camera attached, provides breathtaking birds-eye views. For commercial and first responder purposes, a drone can be a valuable asset for …
    Application Note
    Programmatic Control on Tektronix USB Real Time Spectrum Analyzers
    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 instrument hardware. The series is …
    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
    Low-cost EMI Pre-compliance Testing Using a Spectrum Analyzer
    Few engineers have unrestricted access to a calibrated EMI receiver and EMC test facility. Yet, performing cost-effective, basic EMI tests can save both time and money by identifying significant issues before you send your design to an EMI compliance …
    Application Note
    RSA500A Series vs. Keysight FieldFox Series Competitive Fact Sheet
    See how RSA500 stacks up agains the Keysight FieldFox.
    Competitive
    RSA500A Series vs. R&S FSH Series Competitive Fact Sheet
    See how RSA500 compares to the Rohde und Schwarz FSH.
    Competitive
    RSA500A Series vs. Anritsu Spectrum Master Series Competitive Fact Sheet
    See how RSA500 measures agains the Anritsu Spectrum Master.
    Competitive
    Real-Time Spectrum Analysis for EMI Diagnostics
    This application note briefly examines the different stages of design and test with respect to test equipment and measurement techniques. It also reviews the currently-specified detection and filtering methods, and provides a quick reference to the …
    Application Note
    DPX Acquisition Technology for Spectrum Analyzers Fundamentals
    Tektronix' patented Digital Phosphor technology or DPX® is used in our Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers (RTSAs), to reveal signal details that are completely missed by conventional spectrum analyzers and vector signal analyzers. The full-motion DPX …
    Primer
    How mobile Network Operators use Tektronix Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer
    Field service organizations for mobile communication of network operators are using Tektronix USB-based real-time spectrum analyzer for daily work, hundreds of technicians in different service regions are responsible to keep the health of the mobile …
    How-to Guide
    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
    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 testing …
    Application Note
    Power Supply Converter Design Procedures
    This poster offers insight into power supply converter design procedures, test stages, challenges, and solutions.
    Poster
    Fundamentals of Real-Time Spectrum Analysis
    Engineers and scientists have been looking for innovative uses for RF technology ever since the 1860s, when James Clerk Maxwell mathematically predicted the existence of electromagnetic waves capable of transporting energy across empty space …
    Primer
    Interference Hunting Application Note
    Introduction Over the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in the population of wireless transmitters found in the world, with the inevitable result being a dramatic increase in radiofrequency noise pollution.  Every significant …
    Application Note
    Interference Hunting Application Note
    Introduction Over the past decade there has been a dramatic increase in the population of wireless transmitters found in the world, with the inevitable result being a dramatic increase in radiofrequency noise pollution.  Every significant …
    Application Note
    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
    Emission Control, Radiation Hazards, and the Value of Intelligent RF Sensing for These Applications
    New technology advancements with increased RF emitting technology capabilities requires a higher level of RF situational awareness. For added security of personnel and to increase the odds of operational success, incorporating a real-time spectrum …
    Primer
    6 Key Challenges of the Internet of Things
    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 will drive significant changes in most …
    How-to Guide
    Low Cost RF Sensors
    With the explosion in growth of wireless enabled devices (ie. LoRA,NBIoT), many nontraditional organizations are looking for tools to monitor the health and security of their wireless networks. While there are many low-cost Software Defined Receivers …
    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 …
    Primer
  • Software Document Type Part Number: ReleaseDate
    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
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V3.23.0022
    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 Spectrum Analyzers and MDO4000B/C Series oscilloscopes …
    Application 066143422
    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 …
    066190103
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - Release Candidate - V3.17.0013
    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 Spectrum Analyzers and MDO4000B/C Series oscilloscopes …
    Application 066143420
    SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software - V3.16.0014
    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 Spectrum Analyzers and MDO4000B/C Series oscilloscopes …
    Application 066143419
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-bit Windows - V3.13.0087
    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 custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included is …
    Application 066176206
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.13.0087
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to the 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. Included …
    Application 066169109
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.11.0047
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to the 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. Included …
    Application 066169108
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-bit Windows - V3.11.0047
    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 custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included is …
    Application 066176205
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 32-bit Windows - V3.9.0029
    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 custom applications independent of SignalVu-PC. Included is …
    Application 066176204
    RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.9.0029
    The RSA API is a Windows C/C++ DLL that provides direct access to the 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. Included …
    Application 066169107
  • 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
    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 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
    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
    Real-Time spectrum analysis is the practice of using specialized algorithms to significantly increase the number of spectrum processed per second. The main specification  associates with Real-Time …
    Duration: 6m 22s
    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
    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
    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
    Digital demodulation is valuable for those who need to validate or characterize the quality of a digital communication channel. Measurements such as error vector magnitude (EVM), can tell you a …
    Duration: 6m 17s
    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
    This video discusses how to save and recall data in Real-Time spectrum analyzers, with some features that are unique to Tektronix solutions. We use SignalVu-PC and an RSA507A to demonstrate.
    Duration: 7m 27s
    Fast and light, the RSA503A and RSA507A are your all-in-one field tools for Spectrum Analysis. They are USB spectrum analyzers, interference hunters and cable and antennae testers with tracking …
    Duration: 1m 43s
    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
    In this video, we're looking at a comparison of the sweep speeds with a low RBW between the RSA507A and the Rohde & Schwarz FSH. You'd want to use a low RBW to do a sweep to get the lowest noise …
    Duration: 4m 34s
    Watch this video for a quick demonstration of the main features of DataVu-PC. Using the demonstration file included with the software, you’ll see the three main analysis screens, playback controls …
    Duration: 4m 4s
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Application Engineer Alan Wolke shows basic vector signal properties of a 10.5 GHz pulse Doppler radar, such as spectrums over time, frequency deviation over time, and amplitude deviation over …
    Duration: 8m 46s
    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
    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