6GHz Compact Signal Generator

$ 539.00 (USA Price)

SG6000L Signal Generator Features: Stand-alone and USB remote operation Up to 6GHz output frequency Adjustable output power (Step…

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SG6000L Signal Generator Features:

  • Stand-alone and USB remote operation
  • Up to 6GHz output frequency
  • Adjustable output power (Step & Variable)
  • Industry-standard SCPI command support
  • Internal ±2.5PPM TCXO 10MHz reference
  • Front user frequency step buttons
  • Frequency-sweeping support
  • Front-mounted bright OLED display
  • Sturdy black all-aluminum enclosure
  • Simple Windows control GUI
  • Low voltage monitor
  • Powered from standard micro-USB like a smartphone
  • Easy to interface with all software packages (Matlab, python, android, linux, ios…)
  • Optional Ethernet control
  • Optional internal lithium-ion battery pack

The NEW DS Instruments SG6000L RF Signal Generator continues to set the industry standard in affordable ultra-compact RF Signal Generation. The SG6000L enables users to generate a high quality RF signal easily and at extremely low cost without need for a host PC. This fully synthesized, modern fractional N synthesis device covers 7 octaves from 25 to 6000 MHz. Max output power is typically above +10 dBm and can be adjusted downward in 0.5dB steps, or continuously via the internal variable attenuator. The RF output step size varies from a maximum of ~3 KHz to less than 40 Hz, depending on band of operation. The crisp OLED display provides useful feedback for the user, and front control buttons provide a quick alternative to USB control. Like most of our products, the SG6000L easily fits in the palm of your hand, making it a truly portable and bench-space-saving device.

RF Signal Generator Specifications:

  • Frequency Range: 25-6000 MHz
  • Max power output level:  > +13 dBm (uncalibrated mode)
  • Phase Noise at 6GHz: -72dBc @ 10KHz offset
  • Internal Attenuator (digital): 32dB (64x 0.5dB Steps)
  • Internal Attenuator (variable): ~15dB (10 bit DAC)
  • Total power output level range: -35 to +13dBm typical
  • Dimensions: 2.75″ x 1.25″ x 2.15″
  • Input Voltage: 5V Standard micro-USB
  • Output Impedance: 50 Ohm
  • RF Connectors: Premium gold microwave SMA

 SG6000 Common Applications:

  • Automated testing environments
  • General RF Lab use
  • Flexible LO sourcing
  • Antenna design
  • EMC Testing
  • Production verification and testing
  • Educational / university lab use
  • Aerospace / Defense Research
  • 802.11n Development / Testing
  • LTE Engineering

Related Standard Models:

  • Harmonic Filtered – PureSine (SG6000F)
  • 4.4GHz Version (SG4400)
  • Battery Powered (SG6000B)
  • Low Phase Noise, Harmonic Filtered, Extended Attenuator (SG6000PRO)
  • Dual Channel (SG6000X)
  • 12GHz Frequency Range (SG12000)
  • 22GHz Frequency Range (SG6000LDQ)


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