Rohde & Schwarz ESW8

EMI Test Receiver 2 Hz to 8 GHz

Model: Rohde & Schwarz ESW8
Description: EMI Test Receiver 2 Hz to 8 GHz
Data Sheet PDF: Rohde & Schwarz ESW8

Key Features and Specifications

R&S®ESW8 EMI Test Receiver 2 Hz to 8 GHz

Excellent RF characteristics and high measurement speed

  • Frequency ranges 1 Hz to 8 GHz, 1 Hz to 26.5 GHz and 1 Hz to 44 GHz
  • Compliant with CISPR16-1-1, ANSIC63.2, MIL-STD-461 and FCC
  • Highest dynamic range and highest accuracy for demanding certification measurement
  • Ultrafast measurements with FFT-based time domain scan
  • Preselection with selectable highpass filters and notch filters for the ISM bands
  • EMI test receiver and signal and spectrum analyzer in a single box
  • Realtime spectrum analysis (R&S®ESW-K55 option) with 80 MHz bandwidth and spectrogram function
  • MultiView function for straightforward display of multiple operating modes on a single screen

Standard-compliant EMI measurements

  • Certification measurements
  • Standard-compliant EMI measurements in spectrum analyzer mode

RF performance that meets exacting demands

  • Exceptionally wide dynamic range
  • Low DANL (typ. –168 dBm for f = 1 GHz)
  • High 1 dB compression point (+15 dBm) for RF frontend
  • High third-order intercept (TOI) (typ. +25 dBm)
  • Superior measurement accuracy (±0.37 dB for f = 8 GHz)

Integrated preselection filters and preamplifier

  • Integrated preselection filters (21 filters) as standard
  • Additional highpass filter at 2 MHz for suppressing data carriers and disturbance signals on AC supply lines
  • Notch filters for suppressing strong carrier signals in the license-free 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz ISM bands

FFT-based time domain scan for ultrafast measurements

  • Realtime measurement of conducted disturbance levels with simultaneous quasi-peak and CISPR-average weighting

Realtime spectrum analysis for detailed investigation of disturbances (option)

  • Realtime measurement with up to 80 MHz bandwidth
  • Spectrogram for seamless spectrum display
  • Persistence mode (spectral histogram) for clear identification of pulsed and continuous disturbances
  • Frequency mask trigger for precise and reliable detection of sporadic spectral events

Convenient operation, straightforward result display

  • Straightforward scan table
  • MultiView: straightforward display of multiple results
  • Optimized, touchscreen-based user interface for quick access to all functions
  • Integrated online help
  • Saving results and instrument setups

Automated testing

  • Preview measurement – data reduction – final measurement
  • R&S®EMC32 EMC measurement software for remotely controlled measurements and automated EMI test routines
  • Report generator for documenting measurement results

Four-channel click rate measurement

  • Click rate analysis in line with CISPR14-1
  • Documentation of results

Data protection and remote control

  • Removable hard disk drive (HDD) to keep test data confidential and secure
  • Remote control via GPIB or LAN
  • Drivers for LabView, LabWindows/CVI, VXI Plug & Play
  • Free-of-charge firmware updates – always in step with new developments

The R&S®ESW is an EMI test receiver with outstanding RF characteristics, including high dynamic range und measurement accuracy. It meets the most stringent requirements for certification measurements in line with CISPR, EN, MIL-STD-461, DO-160 and FCC. With its FFT-based time domain scan, the R&S®ESW captures and weights disturbance spectra in virtually no time. The instrument’s realtime spectrum analysis capability with spectrogram function permits a detailed analysis of disturbance signals and their history. MultiView mode delivers a straightforward display of results, even for multiple operating modes. Models R&S®ESW8 1 Hz to 8 GHz, R&S®ESW26 1 Hz to 26.5 GHz, R&S®ESW44 1 Hz to 44 GHz. 

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