Technical Videos

SSA3000X Series

Precompliance: Conducted Emissions Setup

June 22, 2021

In this video, Min Zhang of Mach One Design demonstrates how to perform a conducted emission pre-compliance EMC test for a mains-powered home appliance product. A step-by-step guide to set the test up, benchmark the test results, and use Tekbox EMCview software to achieve highly efficient spectrum scanning. For EMC, power converter, motor drive, and … Continued

How to observe demodulated audio from a spectrum analyzer

December 16, 2020

Viewing demodulated audio can be important when troubleshooting a transmitter.   In this video, I demodulate an FM radio station using a SIGLENT spectrum analyzer and view the output signal on an oscilloscope.

Quick remote computer control using LXI Tools

October 14, 2019

  In this video, we introduce you to LXI Tools, an open-source instrument programming and control application that has a small footprint and excellent performance. It works seamlessly with a variety of SIGLENT  products, including SDSX and XE scopes, SDGX generators, and SDM DMMs. Special thanks to Martin Lund and the other developers of LXI … Continued

Ken Wyatt EMI Tests: Near-field probing

October 11, 2019

In this video, EMI Guru Ken Wyatt (@EMI_Guru) shows how to use Near-Field probes and a spectrum analyzer to troubleshoot component/board level EMI issues.

Attenuator verification using a spectrum analyzer and tracking generator

October 11, 2019

In this video, we show how to quickly and easily check the attenuation value of an attenuator using the tracking generator on a SIGLENT SVA1015X spectrum and vector network analyzer. This technique also applies to the SSA3000X series of products.   There is also an application note here: Attenuator Verification  

Biricha Digital EMC Conducted Emissions: Impact of Input Filters

October 11, 2019

In this video Dr. Ali Shirsavar from Biricha Digital (www.biricha.com) looks at the impact of various types of input filers on the conducted emissions of a switch-mode power supply using a SIGLENT SSA3000X Series Spectrum Analyzer:    

Amplifier gain verification using a spectrum analyzer and tracking generator

August 30, 2018

In this video, we show how to verify the gain performance of an RF amplifier using the SIGLENT SVA1015X spectrum and vector network analyzer. The video contains information on proper connections, attenuation, and basic use of SIGLENT spectrum analyzers and applies to the SSA3000X series as well.