R5550-408

ThinkRF WSA5000




 
  



 
 R5550-408 8GHz Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer


R5550 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer

Beautifully Designed, Portable, Silent
Frequency ranges of 9 kHz to 8 GHz / 18 GHz / 27 GHz
Real-Time Bandwidth (RTBW) up to 100 MHz (160MHz)
Sweep rate of 28 GHz/s

Software-Defined Spectrum Analysis

The ThinkRF R5550 is built on innovative and highly optimizable software-defined radio technologies that provide more flexibility, greater coverage, and increased functionality. Beautifully designed and built for spectrum monitoring and deployment applications, the ThinkRF R5550 analyzer provides improved spectral performance in a lightweight, fanless, and portable form factor while enabling in-depth analysis of complex and wideband  waveforms in challenging spectrum environments.

Sleek, Stylish Design

Designed to be sleek, lightweight, and silent, the R5550 offers improved spectral performance, lower power consumption, and improved portability at an attractive price. The emphasis on quality, usability, and design provides an alternative to traditional, bulky spectrum analysis hardware when deployed in the lab, out in the field, or in a vehicle for mobile applications.

Networked and Remote Deployable

Monitor in more locations with networking capabilities purpose built for remote and in-place spectrum monitoring. Standard GigE interface and streaming rates of 360 Mbit/s make the ThinkRF R5550 analyzer ideal for dispersed and continuous monitoring in any location.

Best Price-Performance Ratio on the Market

Enable a wide range of spectrum analysis applications while staying on budget with the best price-performance ratio available. Up to 27 GHz frequency range, 160 MHz IBW, 28 GHz/s stream rate, and a deep dynamic range means the ThinkRF R5550 analyzer can capture and analyze complex modern waveforms in real-time.

Compact and PC-Driven

Leverage advances in computing and networking by connecting to any standard PC. The easily upgradable ThinkRF R5550 analyzer is compact, lightweight, and low power, making it perfect for deployment in the field, on vehicles, or as part of a larger solution.

Proven Integrations

ThinkRF and its application ecosystem helps developers, engineers, and program manager see the full picture in complex spectrum environment. ThinkRF has a wide variety of application partners depending on your requirements.

Benefits of ThinkRF R5550 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer

  • Monitor in more locations with greater versatility provided by a compact form factor and the ability to network for in-place or remote monitoring applications
  • Detect complex waveforms with better performance and up to 27 GHz frequency range and 100 MHz instantaneous bandwidth for today’s monitoring applications
  • Analyze new technology, like 5G, with additional capabilities through easily upgradable, software based technologies


R5550-408 8GHz Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer

Frequency
Frequency Ranges 9kHz to 8 GHz, 18 GHz or 27 GHz
Frequency Reference ±1.0 ppm  per year Aging
Real-time bandwidth (RTBW)   0.1 / 10 / 40 /100 MHz   
Probability of Intercept (POI)   ≥ 25.552 µs signal duration For 100% POI
   ≤ 17.360 µs signal duration For 0% POI 
Spurious free dynamic range (SFDR) 60 dBc (typical) 100MHz RTBW
 
  70 dBc (typical)  10 / 40MHZ RTBW   
  100 dBc (typical)   0.1MHz RTBW   
Amplitude
Amplitude Accuracy
  25 °C ± 5 °C ± 2.00 dB typical 50MHz to 27GHz
   
Amplitude Ranges
  Measurement Range DANL to maximum safe input level R5550-408 (8GHz) 8 GHz only
   Attenuator Range 0 or 30 dB in 10dB Steps
     
Maximum Safe RF Input Level +10 dBm, 10 V DC
Spectral Purity
Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL)     8GHz          18GHz        27GHz Frequency
  25 °C ± 5 °C -151 dBm          (-164)           -164 dBm         100 MHz
-151 dBm        -163 dBm        -162 dBm 500 MHz
-150 dBm        -161 dBm        -160 dBm 1000 MHz
-149 dBm        -152 dBm        -144 dBm 2000 MHz

-145 dBm        -157 dBm        -157 dBm 3000 MHz
-140 dBm        -155 dBm        -154 dBm 4000 MHz
-142 dBm        -149 dBm        -145 dBm 5000 MHz
-134 dBm        -143 dBm        -143 dBm 6000 MHz
-134 dBm        -149 dBm        -143 dBm 7000 MHz
  -131 dBm        -163 dBm        -158 dBm 8000 MHz
                         -162 dBm        -158 dBm  9000 MHz
                              -162 dBm        -157 dBm  10000 MHz
                         -160 dBm        -160 dBm  11000 MHz
                         -158 dBm        -154 dBm  12000 MHz
                         -156 dBm        -146 dBm  13000 MHz
                         -155 dBm        -150 dBm  14000 MHz
                            -159 dBm        -147 dBm  15000 MHz
                         -155 dBm        -150 dBm  16000 MHz
                          -152 dBm        -145 dBm  17000 MHz
                         -149 dBm        -147 dBm 18000 MHz 
                                                -147 dBm  19000 MHz 
                                                -151 dBm 20000 MHz 
                       -146 dBm   21000 MHz 
                      -145 dBm  22000 MHz 
                     -149 dBm 23000 MHz 
                     -151 dBm 24000 MHz 
                     -148 dBm 25000 MHz 
                     -143 dBm 26000 MHz 
                   -133 dBm 27000 MHz
Third Order Intercept/(TOI) at 1 GHz +12 dBm, typical
General Specifications
PC Required
  Operating System Windows XP (32 bit)
Window 7 / 8 / 10 (32 or 64 bit)
  RAM 2 GB
  Hard Disk 1 GB
Status Indicators PLL Lock / 10 MHz reference clock status
Ethernet Link and Activity status
CPU and Power status
Connectors
  RF In SMA female, 50 Ω 
  10 MHz Reference In and Out SMA female, 50 Ω
  Analog I and Q Out SMA female, 50 Ω 0 or 35 MHz
  10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45
  USB Console mini-USB
  GPIO 25-pin male D-Sub miniature
  Coaxial Power Type A: 5.5 mm OD, 2.5 mm ID
Physical
  Power Supply +12 V DC
  Power Consumption 18 W
  Operating Temperature Range 0 °C to +50 °C
  Storage Temperature Range -40 °C to +85 °C
  Size 269 x 173 x 55 mm (10.58 x 6.81 x 2.15 inches)
  Weight 2.7 kg (6 lbs.)
Regulatory Compliance
RoHS Compliance RoHS/RoHS 2
Marks CE European Union
EMC Directive 2014/30/EU EN 61326-1:2013 Electromagnetic Compatibility
Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC EN 61010-1:2010 Class 1 Safety
Ordering Information
8 GHz RTSA R5500-408 100 kHz to 8 GHz, RTBW up to 100 MHz
18 GHz RTSA R5500-418 100 kHz to 18 GHz, RTBW up to 100 MHz
27 GHz RTSA R5000-427 100 kHz to 27 GHz, RTBW up to 100 MHz

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