• 8753 - Ceramic circuit removal of A3 source?

    I got loose connections at the "R-channel" output aswell as the "10..300 kHz" input on my "A3 source" board. It is a 6 Ghz version and the VNA is an 8753E.   My question ist, if it is possible to simple remove ...
    last modified by susceptance
  • *OPC? command timeout with N5222B

    I am using NI-Max to communicate with my instrument. Somehow the instrument is in a state wherein the synchronization command "*OPC?\n" always times out. Apparently the instrument is waiting for some parallel command ...
    last modified by qanopus
  • Pulsed power measurements

    Hello, I am using PNA-X with FW A.09.90.1 (the upgrade to the newer firmware should be next year). I would like to perform high power pulsed measurements (S11,S21, Output power) of the power amplifiers. Since I am usi...
    last modified by pezet
  • 2.4 mm and 1.85 mm discontinuity

    A long time ago there was a curve that showed the mismatch error between SMA and 3.5 mm (and I think 2.92 mm) as a function of frequency.  Does anyone know if the curve was generated for the 2.4 mm and 1.85 mm in...
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  • Austentitic steel for outer conductor?

    Hi everyone, I've heard that austenitic stainless steel isn't perfect for conductors and I wanted to know why? I've just got my hands on some for very little money and I've even been thinking of hardening them using t...
    last modified by hannahscience
  • TRL_Calibration.vba error

    Hi!   I am attempting a TRL calibration on my ENA (e5071c). I have downloaded and have loaded the appropriate TRL_Calibration.vba as well as supporting files. I am able to run the macro as well as manage the cal...
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  • Pulsed power calibration with U2021XA

    Hello, I would like to perform high-power pulsed measurements using N5242A PNA-X. Since the booster amplifiers are working under pulsed conditions only, I have to do pulsed calibration. I would like to perform 2-por...
    last modified by pezet
  • Why differential probe 1141A can directly connect to 4395A?

    Since the output impedance of 1141A is 1 Mohm, input impedance of 4395A is 50 ohm. If connect 1141A to 4395A, how 4395A handle the impedance mismatching?
    last modified by sammycxm
  • How to add new trace for current measurement?

      Hi Folks,       For PNA-X N5245B, is it possible to add a new trace for current measurement to the Standard Measurement Class (Sp)?   On the screen, there is no entry to ...
    last modified by xinlivu
  • SCAP tool on Network Analyzers

    Greetings, I was wondering how I can get  Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tool to run on an ENA or PNA network analyzer?  THe SCAP tool issued by DSS is used to configure equipment with operati...
    last modified by Mario625
  • Can the uP module from an EXA N9010A work in a CXA N9000A?

    Where I am employed we use both the EXA N9010A and CXA N9000A Signal Analyzers.  We have a CXA unit that is running WinXP in the uP module and it appears the uP module is failing.  We also have several of th...
    last modified by NealG
  • Saving time domain data on E8361A

    Hi, I have an E8361A with the time domain option. I wanted to know if there is a way to save the time domain data into a csv file in the distance vs S11(dB) format as is displayed on the screen. If not would it ...
    last modified by nsm
  • Hello Everyone, I am using Agilent E5071C network analyzer

    Hello Everyone, I am using Agilent E5071C network analyzer for the measurement of permittivity, permeability and Microwave absorption. In recent few days the Network analyzer start giving the  negative value of i...
    last modified by Sajid
  • HP 9122C with HP 8753B - need getting-going and initial troubleshooting advice

    HP 9122C with HP 8753B - need getting-going and initial troubleshooting advice:   I have a new (to me - it's certainly used!) HP 9122C HPIB dual floppy drive and downloaded manuals. Inside the 9122C it is somewh...
    last modified by wb0gaz_
  • Group delay measurement error with 75 ohm setup in ENA series analyzers

    Whenever I use E5071b analyzer for a 75 ohm set up , my group delay shows a small pulse like measurement error exactly at 2250 MHz for all type of DUTs. I checked with all type of analyzers used, but i keep on ge...
    last modified by Naveen_sundararaj
  • N5222B: How to apply a bias voltage to Port 1?

    Hi, we would like to apply a BIAS voltage to the device connected to one of the ports (Port 1) of the PNA. There is a BNC port on the back of the PNA which seems to be for that. However, it seems not connected to the...
    last modified by amateur
  • How to uninstall Internet Information Services

    All,   For security reasons I need to uninstall Microsoft Internet Information Services from some of our PNA-X's. This has proved impossible as Microsoft Internet Information Services is not listed in add/remove...
    last modified by WDrago
  • Can not open a connection to network analyzer with GPIB

    Hello i am trying to communicate with the network analyzer 8753ES over GPIB. I include the ivi.Visa dll from National Instruments to my project.   When i try to open a connection with  rm.Open("GPIB0::16:...
    last modified by oprogramer
  • E5071C ecal menu is not enabled with ECAL unit connected and visible in Windows devices.  How to fix?

    The ECAL unit is attached and ready.  Windows does see the ECAL unit in the USB devices.   But the E5071C, Ecal menu is not enabled.  None of the selections in that menu are available.    An...
    last modified by brettdj
  • Difficult (for me) Theoretical Thermal Noise Question

    I had a thought over the weekend and I really need input from experts. It may be a completely stupid question but I'm very curious and it's draining all of my brain energy. Suppose I have a Linear Time Invariant Di...
    last modified by VNA123