SIGLENT TECHNOLOGIES has introduced the SHN900A series handheld vector network analyzer with a frequency range as high as 26.5 GHz.

The SHN900A series integrates vector network analysis, time domain analysis, spectrum analysis and cable and antenna analysis into a complete RF test solution. It is specially designed for portable and flexible testing, and can be widely used in field testing, R&D, production, maintenance and communication, antenna, base stations, materials and automotive electronics.

The SHN900A combines the performance of a benchtop VNA with the flexibility and capability of a portable test solution with a 4-hour Lithium-Ion battery pack included. It also includes full two port network analysis, bias tees, pulse and TDR measurements to cover additional field and lab RF test applications.

With a dynamic range of up to 110 dB, this handheld vector network analyzer is well equipped for applications like cavity filters. Its low trace noise (0.0005 dB rms, 0.015 degrees rms) greatly improves the test accuracy and provides precise measurements. The SHN900A is a full two port vector network platform that supports the simultaneous measurement of S-parameters (S11, S12, S21, S22) as well as the differential S-parameters (Sdd11, Sdc11, Scd11, Scc11).

The SHN900A supports calibration methods including SOLT, SOLR, TRL, Response and Enhanced Response and is compatible with a variety of calibration sets, supports user-defined calibration kits and facilitates the testing of devices with different interface types. For advanced calibration requirements, the SHN900A provides impedance conversion, fixture simulation, adapter removal/insertion, and port extension.

The Cable and Antenna Test mode of the SHN900A assesses and diagnoses the electrical performance of RF and microwave transmission systems. It is well-suited for tasks like installing and maintaining antenna systems, conducting distance-to-fault measurements on cables, measuring single-port cable loss and assessing antenna matching. It also includes standard pass/fail limit testing, pulse measurements, memory and hold capabilities for device verification.

The SHN900A is built for straight forward, on-the-go measurements. Its quick-access buttons and intuitive setup structure streamline testing procedures, facilitating swift, error-free standardized measurements.