RSA306B USB Spectrum Analyzer
RSA306B USB Spectrum Analyzer
The RSA306B USB spectrum analyzer might be small but it packs a big punch. It’s loaded with features you’d expect from spectrum analyzers twice the size and twice the price. Perfect for everyday tasks.
See more with proprietary DPX® technology
Discover the most difficult, hard-to-find problems with the powerful real-time architecture of the RSA Series. With the advanced DPX® technology, you can see RF characteristics that are practically invisible to a conventional spectrum analyzer.
Powerful and intuitive. Measurement insight at your fingertips.
The RSA Series is powered by SignalVu-PC Vector Analysis software – the same software used on the full-line of Tektronix Real-time Spectrum Analyzers. Delivering unlimited access to advanced measurement and analysis capabilities that you can save, customize or share with peers. Over 15 packages cover common wireless standards, spectrum management, pulse measurements and more.
Performance with no compromises.
The RSA Series provides performance to match conventional mid-range spectrum analyzers on the market. No compromises are required for even your toughest challenges.
Unequaled size. Unlimited flexibility. Unparalleled toughness.
At just 1.6 lbs., the RSA306B is conveniently sized for easy portability from your bench, the lab or even the field. It's powered by your laptop or tablet giving you the ultimate flexibility and convenience. You choose the display and connectivity that you prefer. Additionally, the RSA306B is tested to military standards and is field tough.Watch the Extreme Test
Meet the Whole Family
The Tektronix family of Spectrum Analyzers are all made in the USA and have a 3 year warranty so you can count on our quality day in and day out. Choose the real-time spectrum analyzer that best suits your needs:
- RSA500 Series: With a built-in tracking generator for antenna and cable test, and a GPS receiver to geo-locate and map signals, the RSA500 makes field test a lot easier.
- RSA600 Series: With better dynamic range and phase noise for modulation analysis of wireless standards, and an optional tracking generator to characterize RF components, the RSA600 offers powerful tools for your bench.
Accidents happen. Make sure you're protected.
We have the only plan in the industry to offer coverage for accidental damage. Yes, this includes screen damage, spills, broken mounts, and electrostatic discharge or electronic overstress events. Reduce unplanned repair or replacement costs with our Total Protection Plan. Watch the video or click below to learn more.
Spectrum Monitoring and Interference hunting
The migration to mobile communications is creating unprecedented pressure for more spectrum capacity in a complex and crowded signal environment. Tek’s Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers help you discover and examine sources of interference quickly so you can locate and identify unwanted activity. You can ensure your signal integrity and adherence to compliance standards using the RSA306B, RSA500, or RSA600 for real-time spectrum insights.
- The RSA306B spectrum analyzer's proprietary DPX technology enables precise, real-time measurements packaged in a portable, rugged form factor and easy-to-use software interface.
- The RSA306B spectrum analyzer covers up to 6.2 GHz, with 40 MHz bandwidth capture
Reduce manufacturing costs and test time with better test flexibility
The USB RSA’s are a great choice for manufacturers looking for greater throughput and product quality, all while controlling testing costs. The RSA 306B, 500, and 600 units offer support for major Internet of Things (IoT) standards in SignalVu-PC software, come with a complete offering of drivers and code examples, and include testing support for IoT technologies such as WiFi and the new Bluetooth 5.0.
Maximize your student’s learning
With our full featured and affordable Real-time Spectrum Analyzers, your students can capture results of experiments, perform analysis, and generate lab reports on their laptops, saving time and optimizing learning opportunities. It’s compact and portable size makes it easy to conduct experiments away from the lab in real world environments.
EMI/EMC pre-compliance Testing
Save cost and precious time by performing pre-compliance testing in your lab with our Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers. You can use peak detection with a free version of SignalVu-PC. You also get more accurate results with quasi-peak and average detection by purchasing the additional option EMCVu. Learn more about EMI/EMC pre-compliance testing at our application page.
|Maximum Frequency Range||9 kHz - 6.2 GHz||9 kHz to 7.5 GHz||9 kHz to 7.5 GHz||9 kHz - 7 GHz||9 kHz - 7.5 GHz|
|Capture Bandwidth||40 MHz||40 MHz||40 MHz||1 MHz||Standard: 10 MHz
Optional: 25 MHz
(DANL to Max Imput)
|-160 dBm to +23 dBm||-161 dBm to +33 dBm||-161 dBm to +33 dBm||-152 dBm to +20 dBm||-148 dBm to + 15 dBm (Optional Pre-amp On)|
|Phase Noise (1 GHz CF, 10 kHz offset)||-84 dBc/Hz||-94 dBc/Hz||-94 dBc/Hz||-90 dBc/Hz (typ)||-102 dBc/Hz|
|Real Time Capabilities||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Country of Origin||USA||USA||USA||Malaysia||Malaysia|
|Warranty||3-year warranty||3-year warranty||3-year warranty||3-year warranty||3-year warranty|
|Weight||1.6 lbs||7.0 lbs||6.35 lbs||17.4 lbs||34 lbs|
|Size (h, w, d)||1.2" x 7.5" x 5"||2.65'" x 11.78" x 10.68"||2.95" x 14.12" x 8.75"||5.2" x 15.7" x 12.6"||7" x 16.8" x 14.5"|
SignalVu-PC software brings benchtop and field features to the RSA306B
RSA306B operates with SignalVu-PC, a powerful program that is the basis of Tektronix performance signal analyzers. The software controls the spectrum analyzer acquisition and updates measurement displays continuously.
The base version ships free with the product; add options to configure the software for your application.
- Free base version has 17 signal analysis and real-time spectrum analysis measurements
- Paid add-on options for more than 15 advanced measurements including WLAN testing, P25 compliance testing, pulse analysis, modulation analysis and more
Smart antenna for interference hunting
When combined with a Tektronix USB spectrum analyzer, the Alaris DF-A0047 direction finding antenna, offered by Tektronix, makes interference hunting easy. Lines of bearing are automatically transmitted from the antenna to SignalVu-PC Map software, enabling fast triangulation on interference sources.
- Multiple antennas and a user-selectable preamplifier cover a broad range of interference frequencies and levels
- Integrated compass transmits angle information to SignalVu-PC for automatic creation of lines of bearing on the map
- Powered by USB
|Multiple RSAs |
Yes this is possible by using the RSA API. In order to communicate with multiple RSA’s simultaneously you will need to call multiple instances of the RSA API. The API will need to be called for each RSA. RSA API GitHub: https://github.com/tektronix/…
|FAQ ID: 773771||01 Apr 2019|
|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. Search…
Part number: 066190103
|DPX Acquisition Technology for Spectrum Analyzers Fundamentals|
This primer describes the DPX® spectrum display and how it addresses situations involving brief, intermittent, complex and/or coincident signals.
Literature number: 37W_19638_7
|Primer||25 Mar 2019|
|RSA306B and RSA306B-SMA Spectrum Analyzers Installation and Safety
These instructions describe installation and basic operation of the Tektronix RSA306B and RSA306B-SMA USB Spectrum Analyzers. It also includes safety, compliance, and environmental information for the instrument.
Part number: 071348301
|Solutions for Aerospace and Defense|
Military / Government BrochureFor over 70 years Tektronix has offered a range of electronic test and measurement solutions designed to address the unique needs of military and government applications. Learn more about our range of solutions in this brochure.
Literature number: 46A-61169-1
|Brochure||21 Jan 2019|
|SignalVu-PC Vector Signal Analysis Software
Part number: 077072113 Rev
|EMI Pre-Compliance Testing and Troubleshooting with Tektronix EMCVu|
The purpose of this application note is to help product designers or EMC engineers learn enough basics of EMC and EMI so that the usual design failures are addressed early when costs and design is minimized.
Literature number: 37W-61518-0
|Application Note||12 Dec 2018|
|eGuide to RF Signals|
Navigate the RF spectrum with example waveforms and band overviews.
|How-to Guide||05 Dec 2018|
|Fast 3D EMC/EMI Scan with Detectus Scanning System and Tektronix Real Time Spectrum Analyzers|
This customer case study reviews how the Eggtronic team used a Tektronix real-time spectrum analyzer to enable an extremely fast scan procedure without compromising on span and frequency resolution.
Literature number: 37W-61511-0
|Case Study||28 Nov 2018|
|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 the 32-…
Part number: 066176206
This manual provides instructions to mount the RSA306 USB Spectrum Analyzer into a standard equipment rack.
Part number: 071332702
|RSA Application Programming Interface - API for 64-Bit Windows - V3.9.0029|
Part number: 066169107
This document illustrates how you can configure the foam inserts inside the RSA300TRANSIT case (RSA300 Transportation Case).
Part number: 071332600
|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 are…
Part number: 066169109
|Improve Your Wireless and RF Classes with Live Signals |
RSA306 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer and SignalVu-PCLearn how RSA306 can improve RF education.
Literature number: 37T-30932-0
|Case Study||10 Nov 2018|