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How do radio amateurs use RIGOL's DSA815? And for what kinds of applications?
Some simple examples of useful Radio Club application: An FM Broadcast Station was causing interference to our 2m to 4m transverter. This corresponded to an FM station which was recently launched. The
How to measure an RF Amplifier using a DSA-800 Series Spectrum Analyzer
How to measure an RF Amplifier using a DSA-800 Series Spectrum Analyzer Date:12.20.20110 Solution: This document provides step-by-step instructions on using the Rigol DSA-800 series of Spectrum
EMC Precompliance: Testing on a budget
EMC Precompliance: Testing on a budget Date:29.05.2012 Solution: Almost any electronic design slated for commercial use is subject to EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) testing. Any company int
How do I measure an RF Bandpass filter
How to measure an RF Bandpass filter using a DSA815TG Spectrum Analyzer Date:12.20.2011 Solution: This document provides step-by-step instructions on using the Rigol DSA-800 series of Spectrum Ana
After receiving my instrument(s), what should I do with my RIGOL Warranty Card?
There is no need to take any action regarding the warranty card supplied with your Rigol product. Your purchase has been recorded at Telonic Instruments. Your warranty begins from the date of del
When installing Ultra Sigma I get a message PC telling me to install NIVISA / VISA Runtime engine. What am i doing wrong?
If you wish to use UltraSigma (PC driver set) you may be invited to install the National Instruments VISA/IVI drivers FIRST (industry-wide driver architecture for instrument). If you wish to procee
What about RIGOL battery and portable use? Can you run RIGOL Scopes and Spectrum Analysers from Battery or portable UPS Power Supplies?
Running the DSA815 from a battery (see also comment about other instruments) Although the size and weight of the DSA800's make it attractive for use in locations where there is no pow
X-Y Display mode on Scopes - additional features with RIGOL DS1000Z-series oscilloscope (DS1074, DS1074Z-S, DS1104Z, DS1104Z-S)
New DS1000Z series offers more in X-Y mode: In this mode, the Rigol DS1074Z oscilloscope changes 2 of the 4 channels from voltage-time display mode to voltage-voltage display mode. The
RIGOL 3GHz Spectrum Analyser - Applications insights from RIGOL-UK's customers.
1. Simple modulation testing above UHF. First I get straight on with monitoring typical modulation sidebands, I’m at 2,320MHz with DSA1030A-TG3 - a performance spectrum analyser from RIGOL incor
AMK: What do you get with the DSA Advanced Measurement Kit ? (DSA1000-AMK)
Advanced Measurement Functions Option DSA1000-AMK provides plenty of advanced measurement functions including T-Power (Time domain Power), ACP (Adjacent Channel Power), Chan Pwr (Channel Power), OBW
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How to measure an RF Attenuator using a DSA815-TG Spectrum Analyzer Solution: This document provides step-by-step instructions on using the Rigol DSA-800 series of Spectrum Analysers to measure the c
How do i measure an RF Attenuator?
How to measure an RF Attenuator Using a DSA815-TG Spectrum Analyzer This document provides step-by-step instructions on using the Rigol DSA-800 series of Spectrum Analysers to measure the characteris
How to get the specified DANL of -135dBm? (typ, +6dB f/GHz)
A simple sequence of settings will help you dig into the noise floor. With any Spectrum Analyser, setting up the (1) Span, (2) Attenuator, (3) Pre-amp and (4) Resolution Bandwidth settings - these are
How to reduce or lower noise floor? (DSA815 and DSA1030)
A simple sequence of settings will help you dig into the noise floor. With any Spectrum Analyser, setting up the (1) Span, (2) Attenuator, (3) Pre-amp and (4) Resolution Bandwidth settings - these are
How do I achieve the lowest DANL with my spectrum analyser?
Set your DSA as follows: Attenuator = 0dB; Preamplifier ON; Center Frequency = 10MHz; RBW = 10Hz; Span = 10KHz. This is a typical procedure for all professional analysers.
Which oscilloscope probe is best for my application
Selecting the correct oscilloscope probe is very important for making quality measurements. If the probe performance is not adequate or if you did not select the proper probe for your application, you
How do I connect my instrument via my LAN to UltraSigma PC Software?
First of all, ensure your instrument as the option for LAN connection and ensure you have a PC running the latest version of UltraSigma download from RIGOL and this PC is successfully connected to the
Can I get IVI drivers for my Rigol test equipment?
Yes - You can download the latest IVI driver for your Rigol test equipment here... http://int.rigol.com/Support/SoftDownload/1