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Keysight N5172B-503

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EXG X-Series RF Vector Signal Generator / 9 kHz to 3 GHz

Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
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  • Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
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  • Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
  • Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
  • Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
  • Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
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Keysight N5172B-503 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Keysight Premium Used
Keysight N5172B-503
EXG X-Series RF Vector Signal Generator / 9 kHz to 3 GHz
Configuration: 1EA, 653
Customization available
Shipping: Limited countries only
Warranty: Like New Warranty
Accessories: Standard accessories included

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Standard Keysight Premium Used For professional and industrial use only
Condition Refurbished, like New
DownloadsKeysight N5172B-503 Data sheetKeysight N5172B-503 Configuration GuideKeysight N5172B-503 User Manual
Warranty Like New WarrantyFor extensions or discount, contact us5 years Keysight Care assured on eligible models
CalibrationFully calibratedFor plans or discount, contact us
AccessoriesStandard accessories includedTo order additional accessories, contact us
Shipping Limited countries only Check availability
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Like New ConditionWorking Condition²
Firmware UpdatedFirmware as Listed
Fully CalibratedCalibration as Listed
New AccessoriesAccessories as Listed
Like-New Warranty
1–5 Years¹
90 days warranty
Customization PossibleLimited Customization

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Specifications

Optimize Manufacturing Test with Faster Throughput

The cost-effective EXG X-Series signal generators address critical speed and uptime needs for manufacturing test. With analog and vector models, the EXG provides the signals you will need for basic parametric testing of components and functional verification of receivers.

N5172B EXG X-Series RF vector mid-performance signal generator offers real-time signal simulation with Signal Studio software. Optimized for manufacturing with faster throughput & greater uptime at the right price.

  • Achieve faster throughput and greater uptime with cost-effective performance optimized for manufacturing test
  • Perform basic parametric testing of components and functional verification of receivers
  • Characterize broadband microwave components such as filters and amplifiers with the best combination of output power, low harmonics, and full step attenuation
  • Maximize test margins on the production line with leading Adjacent Channel Power Ratio (ACPR)
  • Shrink your test stand with two rack-unit height and integrated multi-function generator and a USB power sensor interface
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Installed Options
1EAHigh output power
653ARB baseband generator (60 MHz RF bandwidth, 32 Msa)
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Addable Options
(not installed)
006Instrument security and removable memory card
009Internal solid state memory
012LO in/out for phase coherency
021Upgrade baseband generator memory from 32 Msa to 256 Msa
022Upgrade baseband generator memory from 32 Msa to 512 Msa
042
099Expanded license key upgradability
1EAHigh output power
1ELDifferential I/Q outputs
1ERFlexible reference input (1-50 MHz)
221Waveform license 5-pack1
222Waveform license 5-pack2
223Waveform license 5-pack3
224Waveform license 5-pack4
225Waveform license 5-pack5
226Waveform license 5-pack6
227Waveform license 5-pack7
228Waveform license 5-pack8
229Waveform license 5-pack9
250Waveform license 50-pack1
251Waveform license 50-pack2
252Waveform license 50-pack3
253Waveform license 50-pack4
254Waveform license 50-pack5
255Waveform license 50-pack6
256Waveform license 50-pack7
257Waveform license 50-pack8
258Waveform license 50-pack9
259Waveform license 50-pack10
303Multifunction generator
653ARB baseband generator (60 MHz RF bandwidth, 32 Msa)
655Upgrade baseband generator from 60 to 120 MHz RF bandwidth
657Upgrade baseband generator to 160 MHz RF bandwidth
660Upgrade baseband generator with real-time capability
A6JANSI Z540-1-1994 Calibration
FRQFrequency extender connectivity
N5180302BAvionics VOR/ILS
N5180320BPulse train generator
N5180403BCalibrated AWGN
N5180430BMulti-tone and 2-tone
N5180431BCustom digital modulation
N5180432BPhase noise impairment
N5180UN7BInternal BER Analyzer
N6171A-M01MATLAB-Basic Package, individual license - node-locked
N6171A-M02MATLAB-Standard Package, individual license - node-locked
N6171A-M03MATLAB-Advanced Package, individual license - node-locked
N7600EMBCSignal Studio for W-CDMA/HSPA+, waveform playback
N7601EMBCSignal Studio for cdma2000/1xEV-DO, waveform playback
N7602EMBCSignal Studio for GSM/EDGE/Evo, waveform playback
N7605EMBCSignal Studio for Real-time Fading, waveform playback
N7606EMBCSignal Studio for Bluetooth, waveform playback
N7607EMBCSignal Studio for DFS Radar Profiles, waveform playback
N7608EMBCSignal Studio Pro for Custom Modulation, waveform playback
N7609EMBCSignal Studio for Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), waveform playback
N7610EMBCSignal Studio for IoT, waveform playback
N7611EMBCSignal Studio for broadcast radio, waveform playback
N7612EMBCSignal Studio for TD-SCDMA/HSPA, waveform playback
N7614EMBCSignal Studio for power amplifier test, waveform playback
N7615EMBCSignal Studio for mobile WiMAX, waveform playback
N7617EMBCSignal Studio for WLAN 802.11, waveform playback
N7620B-3FPConnect to N5172B/N5182B EXG/MXG, fixed perpetual license
N7620B-EFPBasic pulse building - pulse patterns, fixed perpetual license
N7620B-QFPAdvanced pulse building - antenna and PRI, fixed perpetual license
N7621B-3FPConnect to N5182 MXG, N5172 EXG, fixed perpetual license
N7621B-EFPEnhanced Multitone, fixed perpetual license
N7621B-FFPNoise Power Ratio (NPR), fixed perpetual license
N7623EMBCSignal Studio for digital video, waveform playback
N7624EMBCSignal Studio for LTE/LTE-Advanced/LTE-A Pro FDD, waveform playback
N7625EMBCSignal Studio for LTE/LTE-Advanced TDD, waveform playback
N7626EMBCSignal Studio for V2X, waveform playback
N7630EMBCSignal Studio Pro for Pre-5G, waveform playback
N7631EMBCSignal Studio Pro for 5G NR, waveform playback
N7640EMBCSignal Studio for LMR, waveform playback
UNTAM, FM, phase modulation
UNVEnhanced dynamic range
UNWNarrow pulse modulation
UNZFast frequency switching

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Calibration
Fully calibrated
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Accessories
Standard accessories included
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Software
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What is a signal?

A signal is what is produced by a signal generator when testing electronic equipment. The signal can be a basic sine wave, a pulse or a modulation signal. The signals that are produced are used to test, troubleshoot and design electronic equipment.

What is a signal generator, and what is it used for?

A signal generator is an electronic testing instrument that creates repeating or non-repeating electric waves of different shapes and amplitudes. A signal generator gives clear and concise feedback about the product's performance. Signal generators are used in many different fields, but they are most important in the fields of electronics and radio communications. Engineers use this tool to test their own electronic equipment, as well as to design new equipment for other companies.

For example, a signal generator is typically on an oscilloscope. It is used to produce a sine wave (smooth curve) that can be used to test electrical signals. Learn more about oscilloscopes here.

Other types of signal generators include:

  • arbitrary waveform generator
  • audio signal generator
  • function generator
  • pulse generator
  • RF signal generator
  • vector signal generator

Each type provides different kinds of signals. For example, some provide radio frequency and audio, while others provide waveform or just pulses.

For a full list of Keysight signal generators, please visit our product listing page.

Why should I buy a Keysight signal generator?

A Keysight signal generator is a valuable addition to any test system because it provides the accuracy, performance, and insights you need to streamline your design or repair process. We are known for producing quality instruments in the industry, be it in digital RF processing, satellite communications, radar sensing and tracking, wireless communications or wireless & mobile test equipment.

We want you to find the signal source that's right for your needs. We have a variety of signal generators for you to choose from. They range in frequency, but they all perform well and are easy-to-use whether it's your first time using one or not.

When would I need a vector signal generator?

The vector signal generator is a type of signal generator that generates radio frequency signals with complex modulation formats. When a radio signal modulates, it changes either the amplitude or the frequency of the carrier wave.

Vector signal generators are used when testing different modern data communications systems. They are often used to check Wi-Fi, 4G/5G, and other connectivity solutions that use advanced waveforms.

Signal generator vs waveform generator

There are two types of machines for creating signals. One is called a signal generator and the other is called a waveform generator. A signal generator is an electronic test instrument that generates either repeating or non-repeating waveforms.

A waveform generator creates a wave. It is a type of signal generator that creates very sophisticated waveforms that can be specified by the user. These waveforms can be almost any shape and can be entered in a variety of ways.

Signal generator vs function generator

The function generator is a type of signal generator that is used to generate simple repetitive waveforms. Typically this type of signal generator will produce waveforms such as sine waves, sawtooth waveforms, square and triangular waveforms. Please refer to Basic Oscilloscope Fundamentals for more information on waveforms.

Digital signal processing techniques may be used to generate the waveforms digitally, then convert them from digital into analog format. This is especially true when you only require the waveforms to be at lower frequencies. However, higher frequency versions can be obtained.

Signal generator vs oscilloscope

An oscilloscope “scopes out” or monitors a given signal applied on its input. It displays the signal as voltage vs time. A signal generator can be used to generate a signal with specific characteristics to test devices.

To see the full list of oscilloscopes we carry, visit our product listing page.

A signal generator and an oscilloscope together form a tool that could, for example, diagnose an amplifier. The oscilloscope could then perform basic math on both the input and output to calculate, for example, changes in gain or linearity over a given range of parameters.

Keysight offers two standards of used equipment: Keysight Premium Used and Keysight Used. Keysight Premium Used instruments are fully refurbished to factory new condition, with the same warranty as new ones. Keysight Used equipment is tested and working with the cosmetic appearance described in each product listing.

What are EXG signal generators?

The abbreviation "EXG" stands for "exciter." An exciter is a signal generator that creates a signal and then applies it to an RF power amplifier to generate the final transmitted radiofrequency. The exciter is employed in digital systems as part of waveform generation.

EXG signal generators provide the signals you will need for basic parameter testing of components. It is a tool used to test equipment such as computers which allows users to see how the equipment will work in a variety of situations.

The EXG signal generator allows you to customize microwave components, such as filters and amplifiers, with additional features including full step attenuation. It also maximizes test margins on the production line with leading Adjacent Channel Power Ratio (ACPR).