R&S®ZNB Vector Network Analyzer
Leading in speed, dynamic range and ease of operation. Frequency ranges from 9 kHz to 40 GHz
Key facts
  • Frequency range from 9 kHz up to 40 GHz
  • Wide dynamic range of up to 140 dB
  • Short sweep times, e.g. 4 ms for 401 points
  • High temperature stability of typ. 0.01 dB/°C
  • Wide power sweep range of 98 dB
  • Wide range of IF bandwidths from 1 Hz to 10 MHz
  • Manual and automatic calibration
  • Large, high-resolution 12.1" screen
  • Touchscreen user interface
  • Two or four ports
  • Four-port model with two independant generators
  • Expansion to up to 48 ports using switch matrices

Product introduction

Brief description
More than 60 years of experience in the field of vector network analysis pay off: Rohde & Schwarz sets new benchmarks with its R&S®ZNB family of vector network analyzers. These analyzers feature high measurement speed, outstanding precision and exceptional ease of operation.

Features & Benefits
  • Designed to meet the highest standards
    • Wide dynamic range from 9 kHz for fast measurements on high-blocking DUTs
    • Excellent raw data for high basic accuracy
    • High temperature stability for long calibration intervals
    • Fast synthesizers for high measurement speed
    • R&S®ZNB40 two-port model available in two versions
  • Convenient characterization of active and passive RF components
    • Fast embedding/de-embedding for impedance matching using virtual networks
    • Mixed-mode S-parameters for balanced DUT characterization
    • Redefined S-parameters for flexible test setup configuration
    • Extensive analysis functions for efficient trace analysis
    • Amplifier measurements with wide power sweep range and receiver step attenuators
    • Time domain analysis for distance-to-fault (DTF) measurements and filter adjustment
    • Frequency conversion measurements on mixers and amplifiers – fast and simple with two independent internal generators
  • Simple calibration – manual or automatic
    • The right calibration method for every test application
    • TSM (Through, Short, Match) – full calibration in only five steps
    • Automatic calibration units with up to 24 ports
  • Network analysis made easy
    • Flat and clear menu structures for efficient operation
    • Optimal display configuration for each measurement task
  • High throughput in production
    • Short measurement times
    • High measurement speed due to wide dynamic range and optimized IF bandwidths
    • Segmented sweep tailored to device under test
    • Fast switching between instrument setups
    • Handler I/O interface for control of external parts handlers
    • GPIB interface with bidirectional data transfer saves time in production
  • Measurements with up to 48 ports
    • Expanding the number of ports with switch matrices
    • RFFE GPIO interface for direct control of frontend modules
    • Easy configuration at the push of a button
    • Fast measurements and excellent RF characteristics
    • Matrix solutions for every application
  • A worthwhile investment
    • Ready for the future
    • Upgrading test systems without rewriting system software
    • An analyzer that speaks the user's language