The ZT8450 series is a new addition in the Company’s RF & Wireless Communication product line. The ZT8450 I/Q Digitizer functions as a baseband Vector Signal Analyzer (VSA) from DC to 300 MHz. This new baseband VSA provides the signal fidelity and real-time processing capabilities that enable a broad set of necessary RF and wireless test techniques, such as performing EVM (error vector magnitude), ACLR (adjacent channel leakage ratio) and IM3 (3rd-order intermodulation distortion) measurements or addressing complex MIMO applications. The ZT8450 provides the combination of high instantaneous bandwidth, high dynamic range, very high linearity, and very low phase noise necessary to test and characterize the latest and next generation of RFIC components.
The ZT8450 Series I/Q Digitizer comes standard with a full featured, on-instrument spectrum analyzer, and is poised to supply the rapidly growing RF market with a world-class testing solution at a competitive price. The ZT8450 is equipped with future-proof technical specifications including:
- Real-time Quadrature Digital Down Converter (DDC) with fractional resampling and decimation
- Vector signal analysis capability of an ultra wide, 160MHz instantaneous bandwidth
- Extremely low noise floor and a high dynamic range
- Fast switching and all-digital frequency hopping
- Real-time highly flexible FPGA processing
The ZT8450 Series leverages ZTEC Instruments' value-add to modular instruments by providing an intuitive GUI, ZSignal™. ZSignal™ provides advanced integration and support with a simple and familiar interface to ease the transition from a bench-top spectrum analyzer to its modular instrument counterpart. ZSignal™ was built in accordance with award-winning ZScope® and ZWave® platforms to minimize the time needed to integrate the instrument into both new and legacy software.
ZTEC Instruments adds support for the up and coming IEEE 802.11ac WIFI standard, supporting modulation bandwidths of up to 160 MHz with 80 dB Spurious Free Dynamic Range (SFDR). The ZT8450 series supports the wide channel bandwidth of 802.11ac, a new WIFI standard that is projected to deliver data rates of 1Gb/s.
Software, Manuals and Documents available on the ZTEC Downloads Page
|Product||Resolution||Analog Bandwidth||Sample Rate||Real-Time Sig.|
|14 bit||300 MHz||400 MS/s||100 Hz to 160 MHz FPGA based|
DDC w/ fractional resampling
|2 Differential||512 MiB|
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