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Datasheet Literature Number: ReleaseDate Vector Network Analyzers
Legendary support and quality meets ease-of-use and affordability. The Tektronix TTR500 series 2-port, 2-path VNA is our latest breakthrough - an unmatched combination of measurement performance and convenience. Get the power to make everyday …
Manuals Manual Type Part Number: ReleaseDate TTR500 Series
Vector Network Analyzer Printable Help
User 077125400 TTR500 Series
Vector Network Analyzer Programmer Manual
Programmer 077125701 TTR500 Series
Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) Demonstration Guide Training Manual
Training/Tutorials 071349301 TTR500RACK
Rackmount Kit Installation Instructions
Field Install Instructions 071349201 TTR500 Series
Vector Network Analyzer Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference Manual Specifications
Performance Verification 077125500 TTR500 Series
Vector Network Analyzers Declassification and Security
Declassification 077125600 TTR500 Series
Vector Network Analyzer Installation, Compliance, and Safety Quick Start User Manual
Technical Documents Document Type ReleaseDate University of Oklahoma Case Study
GROWING DEMAND FOR ENGINEERS While preparing a proposal asking OU’s leadership to invest in hands-on RF benches from Tektronix, Dr. McDaniel’s research into the RF industry revealed that there were more than 7,500 RF electrical engineer job …
Case Study Performance, size, reliability, affordability. Choose four. White Paper.
The TTR500A Series VNA includes an impressive array of technological and patented advances that allow it to bend many of the traditional trade-offs between RF performance, size, reliability, and cost.
Whitepaper Introduction to Vector Network Analyzers Basics
This paper discusses why VNAs are used and how they are unique compared to other RF test equipment. We'll define S-Parameters, the fundamental VNA measurement, and how best to use them when evaluating your Device-Under-Test or DUT. We'll review …
Primer VNA Competitive Comparison
Competitive Vector Network Analyzer Fundamentals
Poster that shows types of measurement errors, Basic VNA operation, Smith chart basics, Common S-parameter names, VNA calibration methods and more.
Poster What is a Vector Network Analyzer and How Does it Work?
Vector Network Analyzers are used to test component specifications and verify design simulations to make sure systems and their components work properly together. Today, the term “network analyzer”, is used to describe tools for a variety of …
Software Document Type Part Number: ReleaseDate VectorVu-PC Vector Network Analysis Software - V2.0.1
VectorVu-PC vector network analysis software is the analysis engine for the TTR500A Series VNAs, enabling you to: - Perform live network analyses on your PC when connected to the TTR503A or TTR506A over USB2.0. - Perform offline analyses of saved …
Application 066192403 VectorVu-PC Vector Network Analysis Software - CANDIDATE V1.2.4
VectorVu-PC vector network analysis software is the analysis engine for the TTR500A Series VNAs, enabling you to: ● Perform live network analyses on your PC when connected to the TTR503A or TTR506A over USB2.0. ● Perform offline analyses of saved …
Application 066192402 VectorVu-PC Vector Network Analysis Software - V1.0.3
VectorVu-PC vector network analysis software is the analysis engine for the TTR500A Series VNAs., enabling you to: ● Perform live network analyses on your PC when connected to the TTR503A or TTR506A over USB2.0 ● Perform offline analyses of saved …
FAQS FAQ ID Does the TTR500A series have De-Embedding Capability?
The TTR500A does not have built in de-embedding capability, however the user could save .SNP files and post process the data in order to de-embed the DUT.
724031 What are the differences between the TTR506A and TTR506A option LE?
The primary differences between the TTR506A LE and TTR506A are the dynamic range is lower (> 110 dB vs. > 122 dB), the trace noise magnitude is higher (< 0.012 dB RMS vs. < 0.008 dB RMS) and the trace noise phase is higher (< 0.05 vs. < 0.07). The …
467576 What are the Standard Accessories that ship with TTR500A series:
The Standard Accessories that ship with TTR500A series are: 071-3486-00 TTR500A Series Installation/Safety Manual 119-8763-01 Power Supply AC-DC, Desktop; 90-264VAC 47-63HZ, - Power Cord …
470711 Can I use a custom calibration kit to calibrate the TTR500A series, or do I need to purchase one make by Tektronix?
You can use a custom calibration kit as long as you know the calibration standards.You can create a calibration kit in VectorVu by following the steps below: You add a calibration kit to the VNA by selecting an empty kit and modifying it. You can …
724046 Does the TTR500A series have port extension capability?
The TTR500A series does support port extensions. An online tutorial on how to perform the port extension is shown in the below link. How to Perform Port Extension
724026 Do I need to calibrate the TTR500A series before use?
Yes, calibration needs to be done on the TTR500A series before use. Before making measurements with a VNA, you calibrate the VNA to reduce errors that can affect measurements. When you calibrate a VNA, you perform a mathematical correction to the …
724036 Can I run VectorVu-PC without a TTR500A?
Yes, you can run VectorVu-PC in simulation mode. VectorVu-PC has an internal VNA simulator that you can use for analysis without a TTR500 unit. Use Connection Manager to switch to simulator mode. When you connect the simulator, the Instrument Status …
773761 Can I control the TTR500A Programmatically?
Yes, the TTR500A can be controlled Programmatically. Here is a link to the Programmers manual which contains all the SCPI commands: https://www.tek.com/vna/ttr500-manual-5 In order to communicate with the TTR500A VectorVu-PC software needs to be …