Technical Videos

Spectrum Analyzers

Distance-to-Fault cable testing with the SVA1000X

March 3, 2020

In this video, we use the Distance-to-Fault (DTF) function available on the SIGLENT SVA1000X Spectrum and Vector Network Analyzer instruments to test a few sections of coaxial cabling. DTF uses frequency domain reflectometry (FDR) to highlight impedance differences along a length of cable. This can be used to determine the distance to adapters, faults, and … Continued

SVA1015X firmware revision 2. 2.1.2.1 review and update from Chris Grossman

November 20, 2019

Here is the original independent review of the SVA1015X FW  V2.1.1.1.13 from Chris Grossman: Our development team was working on a new revision (V2.2.1.2.1) that included the following updates: New Functionality: Add CNR, Harmonic measurement in AMK options for SA Mode Add port extensions, user cal kit, new marker functions, correction switch, multi-traces and multi-format overlay display … Continued

Ken Wyatt EMI Tests: Near-field probing

November 5, 2019

In this video, EMI Guru Ken Wyatt (@EMI_Guru) shows how to use Near-Field probes and a spectrum analyzer to troubleshoot component/board level EMI issues.