Technical Videos

SVA1000X Series

Wireless communications troubleshooting

April 22, 2021

In this video, Patrik Gold from SIGLENT EU presents common issues with wireless communications and strategies to improve performance through basic testing. Perfect for IOT development. Originally presented at the Embedded Forum at virtual Electronica 2020.

How to observe demodulated audio from a spectrum analyzer

December 16, 2020

Viewing demodulated audio can be important when troubleshooting a transmitter.   In this video, I demodulate an FM radio station using a SIGLENT spectrum analyzer and view the output signal on an oscilloscope.

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.