Technical Videos

SVA1000X Series

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.

VSWR measurement with a SIGLENT SVA1015X

September 19, 2018

In this video, we use a SIGLENT SVA1015X spectrum and vector network analyzer with optional VNA function to measure the VSWR curves for the input and output of an RF Amplifier. This technique is helpful for functional verification of known devices as well as characterization of unknown devices.