How to configure the SVA1X for complex impedance measurements

August 8, 2019

The SIGLENT SVA1X series is a multi-purpose RF measurement instrument. This operating tip shows you how to quickly configure the Vector Network mode to show a Smith chart displaying complex impedance:

  1. VNA mode – Press Mode > VNA


  1. Set Meas type as S11 or S21


  1. Set Format – Smith


  1. Select R + jX


  1. Now, you can activate markers (press Marker) and you can adjust the position of the marker on the screen to get the exact reading at that point