Multi-Output RF / Microwave Signal Generator Up to 20GHz with 2, 4, or 8 Independent Channels

The Model 855 series is a phase coherent multi-output fast switching and low phase noise signal generator with a frequency range from 10 MHz to 6.2, 12.5, or 20.0 GHz. The 855 is ideally suited for a variety of applications where good signal quality and a wide, accurate output power range are required. Excellent phase noise is combined with spurious and harmonic rejection. A high-stability OCXO reference provides excellent frequency accuracy and stability. The generator accepts external 10, 100, or 1000 MHz references.

The Model 855 series comes in standard 19 inch 1U (up to 4 channels) or 3U (up to 8 channels) enclosure and offers various control interfaces such as USB, LAN, or GPIB. Each interface allows easy and fast communication using SCPI 1999 command set. Remote control of the instrument can be quickly attained from any host computer using a free and intuitive GUI. in addition, a customer-supplied application programming interface (API) or programming examples for Matlab, Labview, C++, and other commercially available tools make implementation very straightforward.

Overview

Overview 
Features
  • Frequency and power switching time down to 10us
  • Exceptional phase noise performance:
    • 500MHz at 1KHz offset: -131 dBc/Hz
    • 4GHz at 1KHz offset: -115 dBc/Hz
    • 20GHz at 1KHz offset: -100 dBc/Hz
  • Adjustable output power from -90dBm to +27dBm
  • Powerful triggering and sweep modes
  • USB, LAN, GPIB interfaces
  • Comprehensive analog modulation capabilities or only CW/LO
  • Phase-locking to any external reference from 1 to 250 MHz
Applications
  • ATE
  • Quantum Computing
  • R&D low noise signal source
  • Production testing (industry-leading switching times; high dynamic range)
  • Signal simulation (radar, WiMax, UWB)
  • Aerospace and defense (pulse modulator, chirps)
Options
  • PE: Power range extension to -90 dBm
  • G: GPIB interface added (Not available with RB)
  • WE3: Warranty extension to 3 years
  • WE5: Warranty extension to 5 years
BNC Signal Generator GUI (included with each shipment) below

 

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