Outstanding quality and innovation does not have to come with a high price tag. The R&S®FPC spectrum analyzer provides unexpected performance at a budget-friendly price. It is engineered in Germany and designed to the same quality standards as highend instruments.
- RF performance engineered in Germany
- 10.1" WXGA (1366 × 768 pixel) display – largest and highest resolution in class
- Tracking generator and independent CW signal generator
- Built-in VSWR bridge
- One port vector network analyzer with Smith chart display
3 Products in 1
Investment protection, high resolution and easy control – these traits make the R&S®FPC spectrum analyzer a perfect tool for university laboratories, research institutions as well as production and service facilities.
The R&S®FPC has the value of three. It is the only spectrum analyzer on the market that provides the value of three instruments. Incidentally, these are the three most commonly used instruments on an RF engineer's workbench, for instance in IoT device development.
1. Spectrum analyzer
The R&S®FPC is a spectrum analyzer that provides investment protection through software frequency upgrade capability. It features classleading RF performance engineered in Germany. In addition, PC and mobile remote control options are available.
2. Vector network analyzer
The R&S®FPC is a vector network analyzer that utilizes an integrated VSWR bridge to achieve oneport vector network analysis, with a Smith chart display available. Having an integrated VSWR bridge means there is no need to mount/dismount an external bridge during test operation.
3. Signal generator
The R&S®FPC is a signal generator due to the unique independent source principle. Not only does it provide standard tracking generator functionality, it can also be used in free or coupled CW modes.
By combining the value of three instruments, the R&S®FPC is truly unique. The advantages of this threeinone concept reach further than having only one bench space occupied. A single instrument also means that to obtain the specified measurement performance, only a single investment and a single calibration are required.
Frequency range: 5 kHz to 1 GHz (with R&S®FPC1000/FPC1500 base unit); 5 kHz to 2 GHz (with R&S®FPC-B2 option); 5 kHz to 3 GHz (with R&S®FPC-B2 and R&S®FPC-B3 option)
Frequency resolution: 1 Hz
Resolution bandwidth: 1 Hz to 3 MHz in 1/3 sequence
Spectral purity, SSB phase noise, f = 500 MHz: < –88 dBc (1 Hz) @ 30 kHz, typ. – 92 dBc (1 Hz); < –98 dBc (1 Hz) @ 100 kHz, typ.– 103 dBc (1 Hz); < –120 dBc (1 Hz) @ 1 MHz, typ.– 125 dBc (1 Hz)
Displayed average noise level @ 0 dB RF attenuation, termination 50 Ω, RBW = 100 Hz, VBW = 10 Hz, sample detector, log scaling, normalized to 1 Hz: preamplifier = off: < –127 dBm @ 1 MHz to 10 MHz, typ. – 135 dBm; < –142 dBm @ 10 MHz to 2 GHz, typ. – 150 dBm; < –138 dBm @ 2 GHz to 3 GHz, typ. – 147 dBm. preamplifier = on (requires R&S®FPC-B22 option): < –147 dBm @ 1 MHz to 10 MHz, typ. – 157 dBm; < –158 dBm @ 10 MHz to 2 GHz, typ. – 165 dBm; < –155 dBm @ 2 GHz to 3 GHz, typ. – 163 dBm
Third-order intercept (TOI), intermodulation-free dynamic range, signal level 2 × –20 dBm, RF attenuation = 0 dB, RF preamplifier = off: +7 dBm (meas.) @ f_in = 1 GHz; +10 dBm (meas.) @ f_in = 2.4 GHz
One-port vector network analyzer: frequency range of 2 MHz to 1/2/3 GHz; output power of –10 dBm
Tracking generator: frequency range of 5 kHz to 1/2/3 GHz; output power of –30 dBm to 0 dBm
Independent source: frequency range of 5 kHz to 1/2/3 GHz; output power of –30 dBm to 0 dBm
R&S®FPC1000: Frequency Range of 5 kHz to 1/2/3 GHz; Sensitivity typ. -165 dBm; Phase Noise @ 100kHz of typ. -103 dBc
R&S®FPC1500: Frequency Range of 5 kHz to 1/2/3 GHz; Sensitivity typ. -165 dBm; Phase Noise @ 100kHz of typ. -103 dBc; with Tracking Generator and 1-port VNA