3.0 GHz Spectrum Analyzer GSP830 User Manual

3.0 GHz Spectrum Analyzer GSP830 User Manual
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3.0 GHz Spectrum Analyzer GSP830 User Manual

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    3.0GHz Spectrum Analyzer GSP-830 USER MANUAL GW INSTEK PART NO. 82SP-83000MA1 ISO-9001 CERTIFIED MANUFACTURER

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    This manual contains proprietary information, which is protected by copyrights. All rights are reserved. No part of this manual may be photocopied, reproduced or translated to another language without prior written consent of Good Will company. The information in this manual was correct at the...

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    Table of Contents 3 Table of Contents SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....................................................6 Safety Symbols .................................................... 6 Safety Guidelines ................................................ 6 GETTING STARTED .............................

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    GSP-830 User Manual 4 PEAK SEARCH ................................................................. 68 Search Signal Peak ............................................ 69 Show Peak Table ................................................ 71 TRACE ......................................................

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    Table of Contents 5 Save Display Image to USB Flash Drive .......... 121 PRESET........................................................................... 123 SYSTEM.......................................................................... 124 Save/Recall Panel Setting ..........................

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    GSP-830 User Manual 6 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This chapter contains important safety instructions that you must follow when operating the GSP-830 and when keeping it in storage. Read the following before operating this instrument to ensure your safety and to keep the GSP-830 in best condition. Safe...

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    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 7 • Use only mating connectors, not bare wires, for the terminals. • Do not block or obstruct the cooling fan vent opening. • Do not perform measurement at a power generating source or building installation site (Note below). • Do not disassemble the GSP-830 unles...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 8 (Note) EN 61010-1:2001 specifies the pollution degrees and their requirements as follows. The GSP-830 falls under degree 2. Pollution refers to “addition of foreign matter, solid, liquid, or gaseous (ionized gases), that may produce a reduction of dielectric strength or...

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    GETTING STARTED 9 GETTING STARTED This chapter describes the GSP-830 in a nutshell, including its main features, package contents, and front / rear / display panel introduction. After going through the overview, follow the Power-up sequence and Functionality check section to properly setup th...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 10 GSP-830 Characteristics The GSP-830 is a mid-to-high range digital storage spectrum analyzer suitable for a wide variety of applications, such as production testing, research, and field verification. Performance • Low noise floor: typical -117dBm @1GHz, 3k RBW • Fast...

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    GETTING STARTED 11 Package Contents Contact your dealer in case of missing items. The detailed specifications are listed from page172. GSP-830 Standard accessories • Power cord • USB cable (Type A to Type B) for PC connection • User Manual (this document) Optional items Option01 Track...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 12 GKT-001 General Kit Set ADP-002: SMA (J/F) to N (P/M) Adaptor x 2 ATN-100: 10dB Attenuator x 1 GTL-303: RF Cable Assembly (RD316, SMA(P),60cm) x2 GSC-002: Kit box GKT-002 CATV Kit Set ADP-001: BNC (J/F) to N (P/M) Adaptor x 2 ADP-101: BNC(P/M) 50Ω to BNC(J/F) 75Ω ad...

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    GETTING STARTED 13 Front Panel Overview LCD Display TFT Color display, 640x480 resolution. For display setting details, see page107. F1 to F6 Function Keys F 1 to F 6 Soft keys linked to the menu that appears on the right side of the display. Main Keys FrequencySpanAmplitudeAutoset Frequenc...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 14 Measurement keys Limit LineMeasTracePeak SearchMarker Marker key (page62) activates markers and places them on specified locations. Peak Search key (page68) searches peak signals and configures peak ranges/orders. Trace key (page73) activates trace signals, configures the...

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    GETTING STARTED 15 Power Key Power key selects the power state between the standby mode (Red LED on) and power on mode (Green LED on). To turn on/off the main power, use the power switch on the rear panel. See page20 for the power up sequence. Arrow Keys Arrow keys select parameters in vario...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 16 Rear Panel Overview Frequency Adjustment Point FREQ.ADJUST Adjusts the internal reference signal frequency; for service operation only. GPIB Connector (Optional) Optional 24 pin female GPIB connector for remote control (page157). For interface setting details, see page...

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    GETTING STARTED 17 Battery Pack (Optional) Stores the optional battery packs for portable usage. For details, see page148. Main Power Switch, Fuse Socket, Power Cord Socket The main power switch turns on/off the GSP-830 main power. For the power up sequence, see page20. The fuse socket stor...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 18 Display Overview A Traces & Waveforms Input signals and traces that appear within the main display area. Input signal & TraceA: Green, TraceB: Red, TraceC: Yellow. For trace details, see page73. B Title The title of the current display. For details, see page109....

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    GETTING STARTED 19 H Status Icon The icons showing various system conditions. See the below Status Icon overview for details. I Test Result/ Error Message The result of the pass/fail test using limit lines (page94) or the system error messages (page128). J Command Window Shows the current sta...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 20 Tilt Stand & Power Up Tilt stand Low angle High angle Power Up 1. Connect the power cord to the rear panel socket. 2. Turn on the main power switch. 3. The ON/STBY key on the front panel turns red. 4. Press the ON/STBY key. Its color turns green and the disp...

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    GETTING STARTED 21 At the initial state, only the F3 menu “Last stored state” becomes available. For details of storing the panel settings, see page125. LaststoredstateF 3 Last Stored Settings To recall the last stored panel settings: Press F3. One of the panel settings from S1 – S10, w...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 22 Error Check This section assumes that the GSP-830 is already powered up (page20). 1. Check system error Check for error messages at the bottom of the display, next to the command window. Center : 1.5GHz(EXT Unlock)EXTUnlock Contact the service center if any of the follow...

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    GETTING STARTED 23 SDRAMPass FailF 3 Internal SDRAM for running the system code RTCPass FailF 4 Internal real time clock for configuring the date and time Functionality Check • This section assumes that the GSP-830 is already powered up (page20). • Before operating the GSP-830 in a...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 24 2. View the signal Press the Autoset key→F1 (Autoset). AutosetAutosetF 1 The GSP-830 automatically configures the horizontal and vertical scales and shows the signal on the display. Check the peak frequency and amplitude that appear on the top right corner of the displ...

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    QUICK REFERENCE 25 QUICK REFERENCE Shortcuts Power-on screen .....................................................26 Frequency and Span ...............................................26 Amplitude...............................................................26 Autoset...........................

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    GSP-830 User Manual 26 Operation Shortcuts Here is the list of available operations and their shortcuts. Power-on screen Recall the last stored settings F3 Frequency and Span Set Center Frequency and Span Frequency→F1→Span→F1 Set Start and Stop Frequency Frequency→F2(Start), F3(Stop) ...

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    QUICK REFERENCE 27 Activate Delta Marker Marker→F1→F2→F3 Activate All Normal Markers Marker→F6→F3 Move Marker to Peak Marker→F4 or Peak Search Move Marker and Peak to Center Marker→F4→F5 or Peak Search→F5 Track Marker on Peak Peak Search→F6→F4 Move Marker to Various Loca...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 28 Set ACPR Adjacent Channel BW Meas→F1→F4→F1 and F3 Move ACPR Channel Up Meas→F4 Move ACPR Channel Down Meas→F5 Activate OCBW Meas→F3 Set OCBW Channel Bandwidth Meas→F1→F1 Set OCBW Channel Space Meas→F1→F2 Set OCBW % Meas→F1→F3 Move OCBW Channel Up M...

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    QUICK REFERENCE 29 Set Trigger Frequency Trigger→F5 Run Trigger (in Single/Continuous) Trigger→F6 Display Change Dimmer Level Display→F1 Show Display Line Display→F2 Clear Title Display→F3→F1 Enter Title Display→F3→F2 to F4 Show Title Display→F3→F5 Activate Split Window D...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 30 Set Date System→F6→F1→F1→F1 to F4 Set Time System→F6→F1→F2→F1 to F3 Activate Clock Display System→F6→F1→F3 View Self Test Result System→F6→F2 View System Configuration System→F6→F4 Select Language System→F6→F5→F1 Option Activate Tracki...

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    QUICK REFERENCE 31 Menu Tree Power-on screen LaststoredstateF 3 Frequency, Span, Autoset, Amplitude(1 of 2) Center1.5 GHzF 1Start0 kHzF 2Stop3 GHzF 3Step1 MHzF 4Frequency Span3 GHzF 1Full SpanF 2Zero SpanF 3Last SpanF 4Span SpanAuto ManF 3AutosetF 1AutosetAmp.FloorAuto ManF 2 Ref.Level0 ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 32 Amplitude (2 of 2), Marker

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    QUICK REFERENCE 33 Peak Search, Trace Pk SearchF 1Next PeakF 2Next PkRightF 3Next Pk LeftF 4MoreF 6Peak TableOn OffF 1Pk ThresholdOn OffF 3TrackOn OffF 4ReturnF 6Mkr CenterF 5Min SearchF 5Peak SearchPeak SortFreq AmpF 2 ClearF 2Peak HoldF 3ViewF 4BlankF 5MoreF 6AVGOn ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 34 Measurement, Limit Line CH UpF 4CH DownF 5MoreF 6ChannelSetup...F 1N dBF 2CH BWF 1CH SPCF 2OCBW %F 3ADJ CHOffset...F 4ReturnF 6Adj CH BW1F 1Adj CH Offs1F 2ReturnF 6Adj CH BW2F 3Adj CH Offs2F 4Phase JitterOn OffF 3Phase JitterSetup..F 4ReturnF 6StartOffsetF 1StopOffs...

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    QUICK REFERENCE 35 BW, Trigger, Display RBWAuto ManF 1VBWAuto ManF 2All AutoF 5BWSwp TmAuto ManF 3AVGOn Off 20F 4 Free RunF 1Trigger ModeNor. Sgl. Cont.F 3Trigger Freq1.5GHzF 5TriggerTriggerConditionVideo Ext.F 2Trigger Delay50msF 4Run NowF 6 LCD DimmerF 1(Capital Letter)F 2Tit...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 36 File (1 of 2) Copy...F 1Source..F 1Destination..F 2ReturnF 6Delete...F 2Rename...F 3Print Screen..F 4ReturnF 6Edit File NameOn OffF 3Copy NowF 4ReturnF 6Type...F 1Delete NowF 2FileTraceInt. Ext.F 1LimitInt. Ext.F 2CorrectionInt. Ext.F 3Seq.Int. Ext....

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    QUICK REFERENCE 37 File (2 of 2) Copy...F 1Delete...F 2Rename...F 3Print Screen..F 4ReturnF 6F 1ReturnF 6ReturnF 6Print NowF 2To Ext.Memory...F 1FileConfirmF 2Edit File NameOn OffF 1Edit File NameOn OffUpdateFromFlash DriveF 5ReturnF 6ReturnF 6Multi LanguageF 2Type...F 1F...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 38 System Serial Port..F 3Service...F 5RF Diagno...F 3ReturnF 6SystemClock...F 1Self Test...F 2ReturnF 6Date...F 1Time...F 2(English)F 1ReturnF 6ReturnF 6GPIBPass FailF 1FlashPass FailF 2YearF 1MonthF 2DayF 3ReturnF 6HourF 1MinuteF 2SecondF 3ReturnF 6LanguageF 5System C...

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    QUICK REFERENCE 39 Option, Sequence TG...F 1Demod...F 2BatteryF 3TGOn OffF 1TG LevelF 2ExecuteNorm..F 3Ref ValueF 5ReturnF 6FMOn OffF 1AMOn OffF 2VolumeF 4SquelchF 5ReturnF 6OptionNoF 1YesF 2ReturnF 6Norm CorrOn OffF 4SPKOn OffF 3Ext Ref Freq10MHzF 4 Start EditF 1Delay...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 40 Preset Contents These are the settings that appear when pressing the Preset keyPreset . Frequency Center: 1.5GHz Start: 0Hz Stop: 3GHz Step: 1MHz Span 3GHz Amplitude Ref.level: 0dBm Unit: dBm Scale: 10dB/ External Gain: 0dB Input Z: 50Ω Autoset Amplitude Floor: Auto Sp...

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    FREQUENCY/SPAN 41 FREQUENCY/SPAN The Frequency key, together with Span key, sets the frequency scale. Two methods are available. Center-and-Span method defines the center point and surrounding frequency range. Start-and-Stop method defines the beginning and end of the frequency range. Special...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 42 View Signal (Center and Span) Center-and-Span method defines the center frequency and the left/right bandwidth (span) to locate the signal. Set frequency adjustment step Background Frequency adjustment step defines the Arrow keys resolution for center, start, and stop fr...

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    FREQUENCY/SPAN 43 Display CenterFrequency reading Set frequency span Panel operation 1. Press the Span key. Span 2. Press F1 (Span). Span3 GHzF 1 3. Enter the value using the Numerical and Unit keys, Arrow keys, and Scroll knob. BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ Range 2kHz to 3GH...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 44 View Signal (Start and Stop) Start-and-Stop method defines the beginning (start) and the end (stop) of the frequency range. Set frequency adjustment Step Background Frequency adjustment step defines the Arrow keys resolution for Center, Start, and Stop frequency. Panel ...

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    FREQUENCY/SPAN 45 Display Start FrequencyFrequency reading Set stop frequency Panel operation 1. Press the Frequency key. Frequency 2. Press F3 (Stop). Stop3 GHzF 3 3. Enter the value using the Numerical and Unit Keys, Arrow keys, and Scroll knob. BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Sec...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 46 Full/Zero Span Full or zero span setting sets the span to extreme values: 3GHz (full) or 0kHz (zero). They provide faster ways to view signals in certain situations, such as in time domain (zero span) for viewing modulation or in full span for viewing signals with unknown...

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    FREQUENCY/SPAN 47 Zero span also sets these parameters to fixed values. • Start frequency: same as the center frequency • Stop frequency: same as the center frequency Display The diagram shows an example of observing the amplitude modulation of the input signal. Amplitude modulation0kHz ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 48 AMPLITUDE The Amplitude key sets the vertical attribute of the display, including the upper limit (reference level), vertical range (amplitude scale), vertical unit, and compensation for external gain or loss (external offset). Amplitude correction adjusts the frequency r...

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    AMPLITUDE 49 Set Vertical Scale Vertical display scale is defined by the reference amplitude, amplitude range, measurement unit, and external gain/loss. Set reference amplitude The reference level defines the amplitude at the top of the displayed range (see below screen snapshot). Panel oper...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 50 Select amplitude scale Panel operation 1. Press the Amplitude key. Amplitude 2. Press F2 (Scale dB/Div) repeatedly to select the scale. Scale dB/Div10 5 2 1F 2 Range 10, 5, 2, 1 dB/Div Display Scale reading Select amplitude unit Panel operation 1. Press the Amplitud...

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    AMPLITUDE 51 Set external offset level Background External offset compensates the amplitude gain or loss caused by an external network or device. Panel operation 1. Press the Amplitude key. Amplitude 2. Press F4 (Ext.Gain). Ext.Gain0dBF 4 3. Enter the value using the Numerical keys and dB ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 52 Amplitude Correction Overview Background Amplitude correction adjusts the GSP-830’s frequency response by changing amplitudes for specific frequencies.Range Correction set 5 sets, 30 correction points each Amplitude −40 to +40dB per correction point, 0.1dB resolutio...

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    AMPLITUDE 53 1. Press the Amplitude key. Amplitude 2. Press F5 (Corrections). Corrections..F 5 1. Enter correction edit mode 3. Press F1 (Edit). The display shows the correction sets. Edit...F 1 2. Select correction set Press F1 (Select) repeatedly to select the correction set. 5 sets, 30 p...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 54 3b. Modify correction point 1. Move the cursor using the Arrow keys. 2. Enter the new frequency or gain using the Numerical keys and Unit keys or dB key. Pt. Freq. (MHz) Gain1234523002.524002500260022001.32.81.81.2 BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ 3c. Delete ...

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    AMPLITUDE 55 Delete entire correction set data 1. Press the Amplitude key. Amplitude 2. Press F5 (Corrections). Corrections..F 5 Panel operation 3. Press F1 (Edit). The display shows the correction sets. Edit...F 1 4. Press F1 (Select) repeatedly to select the correction set. Select1 2 3 ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 56 Save/copy/delete/rename correction file Background Correction files can be saved, copied, deleted, or renamed using the file utilities. Press the File key to access each function. File Save/Copy Press F1 (Copy). For detailed steps, see page115. Copy...F 1 Delete Press F2...

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    AMPLITUDE 57 Set Input Impedance Select input impedance (50Ω/75Ω) Background In most cases, the default 50Ω is appropriate. Use 75Ω when specifically required, such as in cable TV signals. 1. Press the Amplitude key. Amplitude 2. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 Panel operation 3. Press F1 (...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 58 AUTOSET The Autoset function checks input signal characteristics and automatically searches the maximum peak signal, then sets up the suitable horizontal and vertical scale. The amplitude floor (which limits the search range) and frequency observation span (which limits t...

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    AUTOSET 59 How Autoset Works Description The Autoset function searches the peak signals in two stages (full span & 0Hz - 100MHz limited span), picks up the signal peak with the maximum amplitude, and then shows it in the display. The following flowchart graphically shows the simplified p...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 60 Run Autoset 1. Press the Autoset key. Autoset Panel operation 2. Press F1 (Autoset). AutosetF 1 Search range Amplitude dBm −80 to +20dBm dBmV −33.01to+66.99dBmV dBuV +26.99to+126.99dBuV Frequency 0kHz to 3.0GHz * These ranges are applicable when both Amplitude ...

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    AUTOSET 61 RBW/VBW/Sweep after Autoset All the three BW related parameters, RBW, VBW, and Sweep, will be reset to Auto mode when using Autoset, regardless of their previous settings. Limit vertical search range Background You can set the amplitude floor so that the signals lower than the se...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 62 MARKER A Marker shows the frequency and amplitude of a waveform point. The GSP-830 can activate up to 5 markers or marker pairs simultaneously. The marker table helps editing and viewing multiple markers in a single display. You can also enable/disable all markers at once...

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    MARKER 63 Activate/de-activate marker Range Normal marker 5 Delta marker 5 pairs Amplitude −120 to +20dBm, 0.1dB resolution −73.01 to +66.99dBmV, 0.01dB resolution −13.01 to +126.99dBuV, 0.01dB resolution Frequency 0kHz to 3GHz Activate normal marker 1. Press the Marker key. Marker ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 64 Activate all 5 normal markers at once 1. Press the Marker key. Marker Panel operation 2. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 3. Press F3 (All Mkrs On) to turn On all 5 normal markers. All MkrsOn OffF 3 4. To view all marker status, press F2 (Marker Table On). The frequency a...

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    MARKER 65 Move marker This section assumes at least one marker is already activated (page63). Marker frequency positions can be set manually, or can be automatically positioned at specific locations using the menu shortcuts. Move marker manually Panel operation 1. Check the active marker at ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 66 Move marker and highest peak to center Method 1 1. Check the active marker at the top right corner of the display. 2. Press the Marker key. Marker 3. Press F4 (To Peak). The marker moves to the signal peak. To PeakF 4 4. Press F5 (Mkr→Center). The signal peak moves...

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    MARKER 67 Move marker to trace Panel operation 1. Check the active marker at the top right corner of the display. 2. Press the Marker key. Marker 3. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 4. Press F1 (Marker Trace). Marker TraceAuto A B CF 1 Range Auto The marker moves to the active signal/trace. Trac...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 68 PEAK SEARCH The Peak search function automatically locates signal peaks in various conditions, such as in next highest peak and minimum peak. The Peak Search overlaps its feature with the Marker function, and it is best to use the two together. All peaks can be viewed at ...

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    PEAK SEARCH 69 Search Signal Peak Peak Search puts a marker on the target signal peak. If no marker has been activated, the GSP-830 automatically activates marker 1. The peak signal frequency and amplitude appear at the top right corner of the display. Marker ID, Frequency, Amplitude Search s...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 70 Search next highest peak The marker keeps moving to the next highest peak, in descending order. Panel operation 1. Press the Peak Search key. Peak Search 2. Press F2 to F4 repeatedly. Next Peak moves the marker to the next highest peak. Next Pk Right moves the marker to...

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    PEAK SEARCH 71 Search minimum amplitude Panel operation 1. Press the Peak Search key. Peak Search 2. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 3. Press F5 (Min Search). The active marker moves to the deepest valley in the trace. Min SearchF 5 Minimum Amplitude Show Peak Table Activate peak table Panel op...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 72 Set peak threshold Only the peaks below the threshold amplitude will be listed in the table. Panel operation 1. Press the Peak Search key. Peak Search 2. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 3. Press F1 (Peak Table On). Peak TableOn OffF 1 4. Press F3 (Pk Threshold On). Pk T...

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    TRACE 73 TRACE A Trace keeps track of waveform variants. Three traces, A, B, and C, are available for accumulating the peak level, freezing the current waveform shape, and averaging the waveform. Trace math operations are available using trace A and B. Detection modes configure the way the GS...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 74 View traced waveform Select (activate) trace Panel operation 1. Press the Trace key. Trace 2. Press F1 (Trace) repeatedly to select the trace. TraceA B CF 1Range A (green) The default trace which is always activated. Together with trace B, runs trace math operatio...

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    TRACE 75 3. The peak hold trace icon appears at the bottom of the display. Display Peak HoldClear (default) Freeze trace Panel operation 1. Press the Trace key. Trace 2. Press F4 (View). The trace shape and location becomes fixed. ViewF 4 3. The view mode (freeze) icon appears at the bott...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 76 3. Press F1 (AVG On) to turn on the average mode. AVGOn Off 20F 1 4. The average mode icon appears at the bottom of the display. 5. Enter the average number using the Numerical keys and Enter key. BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ Panel operation (Metho...

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    TRACE 77 TraceA The marker moves to TraceA. TraceB The marker moves to TraceB. TraceC The marker moves to TraceC. Display Marker on TraceC Save/copy/delete/rename trace file Background Trace files can be saved, copied, deleted, or renamed using the file utility. Press the File key to acc...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 78 Run Trace Math Background Various mathematical operations are available using trace A and trace B. Both traces have to be activated in advance (page74). After the math operation, the trace mode changes into the View mode (page75). Panel operation 1. Press the Trace key. ...

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    TRACE 79 Example: A+B→A Example: A−B→A Example: A+constant→A (5 dB) Example: A−constant→A (5 dB)

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    GSP-830 User Manual 80 Select Signal Detection Mode Background In order to show the incoming signal on the display, the GSP-830 first converts the input signal to a video signal, digitizes it, then uses a detector to pick up the samples for display. By configuring the detection mode, certain s...

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    TRACE 81 AVG (average) Available when the optional EMI filter is installed. Detects the average power level of the samples using low pass filter. Useful for reducing the noise level. For EMI filter details, see page146. QPeak (quasi-peak) Available when the optional EMI filter is installed....

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    GSP-830 User Manual 82 POWER MEASUREMENT The Power Measurement function includes four types of frequently used complex measurement procedures: ACPR, OCBW, N dB, and Phase Jitter. Each item is configurable and updated in real-time. ACPR Overview ...................................................

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    POWER MEASUREMENT 83 ACPR Measurement Overview Background ACPR (Adjacent Channel Power Ratio), or ACLR (Adjacent Channel Leakage Ratio), refers to the amount of leakage power coming from the main radio channel which affects adjacent channels as signal distortion. Parameter Channel bandwidth ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 84 2. Set channel BW 1. Press F1 (Channel Setup). ChannelSetup...F 1 2. Press F1 (CH BW). CH BWF 1 3. Enter the channel BW using the Numerical and Unit keys. Range: 0kHz to Current span BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ 4. The value is updated in the Channel BW ...

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    POWER MEASUREMENT 85 2. Enter the adjacent channel2 bandwidth using the Numerical and Unit keys. Range: 1kHz to 3GHz BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ 3. The value is updated in the Adj CH BW2 column in MHz. 6. Set adjacent channel2 offset 1. Press F4 (Adj CH Offs2). Adj CH Offs2F...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 86 OCBW Measurement Overview Background OCBW (OCcupied BandWidth) refers to the bandwidth of the channel that consumes (occupies) the specified amount of power. Parameter Channel bandwidth The frequency bandwidth that the target channel occupies. 0kHz to Current span Chann...

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    POWER MEASUREMENT 87 2. Press F1 (CH BW). CH BWF 1 3. Enter the channel BW using the Numerical and Unit keys. Range: 0kHz to Current span BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ 4. The value is updated in the Channel BW column in MHz. Note: • If the span (page43) becomes less than t...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 88 N dB Measurement Background N dB refers to the frequency bandwidth of a channel that covers the specified amplitude. Parameter N dB 0.1dB to 80dB, 0.1dB resolution 1. Activate N dB 1. Press the Measurement key. Meas 2. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 3. Press F1 (N dB BW On)....

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    POWER MEASUREMENT 89 Phase Jitter Measurement Background Phase Jitter refers to the amount of phase fluctuation that leads to shortening or lengthening the center frequency. Parameter Start offset Beginning frequency offset in reference to the center frequency. 0kHz to ½ of span, 0.1MHz res...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 90 LIMIT LINE A Limit Line sets the upper and lower amplitude limit over the entire frequency range. Limit lines can be used to detect whether the input signal level is above, below, or within the specified amplitude. The result, pass or fail, is shown at the bottom of the d...

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    LIMIT LINE 91 Edit Limit Line Parameters Editing point Maximum 10 points for each limit line, high or low. Frequency 9kHz to 3GHz per editing point. Amplitude Per editing point: −130 to +20dBm −83.01dBmV to +66.99dBmV −23.01dBuV to +126.99dBuV 1. Activate Limit Line 1. Press the Limi...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 92 2b Deactivating limit line table Press F2 (Edit Table Off). The editing table disappears and the edited contents will be saved. Edit TableOn OffF 2 3a. Add a limit line point 1. Make sure that the cursor is pointing to the first empty frequency point. Use the Up/D...

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    LIMIT LINE 93 No.MHzdBm12345100-4010298-30-40No.MHzdBm12345-4010298-40 3. To undo deletion, press F5 (Undelete). UndeleteF 5 3c. Delete the whole limit line data 1. Press F4 (Delete All). Delete All..F 4 2. Press F1 (No) or F2 (Yes) to confirm deletion. All 10 limit line points will be del...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 94 Run Pass/Fail test This section assumes that the limit line is already defined. Pass/Fail condition Checks whether the entire waveform amplitude stays between the high limit and low limit lines. Checks whether the peak waveform amplitude stays between the high and low...

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    BANDWIDTH 95 BANDWIDTH The BW (BandWidth) feature configures how narrow the GSP-830 can sort out different signal peaks (resolution), and how fast the display can be updated (sweep time). Averaging the waveform is also available for smoothing noise level. The resolution, sweep time, and avera...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 96 Select RBW (Resolution BandWidth) Background RBW (Resolution Bandwidth) defines the width of the IF (intermediate frequency) filter that is used to separate signal peaks from one another. The narrower the RBW, the greater the capability to separate signals at close frequ...

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    BANDWIDTH 97 100kHz 6MHz≤Span<20MHz Optional (10k/100kHz RBW) 120kHz 6MHz≤Span<19MHz Optional (EMI Filter – page146) 300kHz 6MHz≤Span<60MHz Standard 4MHz 60MHz≤Span Standard Check RBW installation status 1. Press the System key. System 2. Press F6 (More). More...F 6 3...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 98 Select VBW (Video BandWidth) Background VBW (Video Bandwidth) defines the smoothness of the trace on the display. Combined with RBW, VBW defines the ability to sort out target signal from surrounding noise or adjacent peaks. See page99 for suitable VBW selection. Panel o...

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    BANDWIDTH 99 RBW/VBW Auto Mode Contents Background • The following applies when selecting Auto mode for RBW and VBW setting. Use them as a reference when manually selecting RBW and VBW. • The RBW/VBW range differs according to system configuration, especially the optional items. Check th...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 100 Optional item Install Icon EMI Filter (9k/120k RBW)Yes Standard + 9k/120kHz RBW configuration 300Hz RBW No 10kHz/100kHz RBW No 30k3k10k9k4M10k300k300k600k6M60M3G019M120k 300k10k30k 100k(Logarithmic scale, unit in Hz)SpanRBWVBW Optional item Install Icon EMI Filter ...

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    BANDWIDTH 101 Set Sweep time Background Sweep time defines the display update rate. Note that sweep time and RBW/VBW are in trade-off. Faster sweep time updates display more frequently but makes RBW and VBW wider, reducing the capability to separate signals at close frequencies. Panel operat...

  • Page 102

    GSP-830 User Manual 102 2. Press F4 (AVG On) to turn on averaging. The current average number setting appears in the command window. AVGOn Off 20F 4 AVG : 20 3. The trace average icon appears at the bottom of the display. 4. Enter the average time using the Numerical keys and Enter key...

  • Page 103

    TRIGGER 103 TRIGGER The Trigger function sets the signal conditions upon which the GSP-830 triggers capturing waveforms, including frequency, amplitude, and delay. An external trigger signal, instead of the default internal signal, may be used as required for special conditions. Trigger Fre...

  • Page 104

    GSP-830 User Manual 104 Select Trigger Type Select free run (default) In the free run mode, the GSP-830 captures all incoming signals (no triggering condition). Panel operation 1. Press the Trigger key. Trigger 2. Press F1 (Free Run). Free RunF 1 Activate video trigger Panel operation 1. Pre...

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    TRIGGER 105 Activate external trigger Panel operation 1. Press the Trigger key. Trigger 2. Press F2 (Trigger Condition Ext.). TriggerConditionVideo Ext.F 2 3. The Ext. trigger icon appears at the bottom of the display. 4. Connect the external trigger signal to the rear panel terminal.EX...

  • Page 106

    GSP-830 User Manual 106 Set Trigger Delay Background Trigger delay sets the amount of time between the moment of trigger condition and when the GSP-830 starts capturing signal. Panel operation 1. Press the Trigger key. Trigger 2. Press F4 (Trigger Delay). Trigger Delay1000msF 4 3. Enter the ...

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    DISPLAY 107 DISPLAY The Display setting configures the LCD screen dimmer level, display line, display title, and split window. Display line provides a convenient reference line for measuring amplitude. Split window allows two simultaneous waveforms to be shown on the display. The VGA connecto...

  • Page 108

    GSP-830 User Manual 108 Change Display Brightness Panel operation 1. Press the Display key. Display 2. Press F1 (LCD Dimmer). LCD DimmerF 1 3. Change the brightness using the Left/Right keys or Scroll knob. Range 0 (darkest) to 5 (brightest) Activate Display Line Panel operation 1. Press ...

  • Page 109

    DISPLAY 109 Enter Display Title Panel operation 1. Press the Display key. Display 2. Press F3 (Title). Title...F 3 3. Select the character from F2 to F4 and press it. (When entering numbers 0 to 9, press one from F2 to F4 anyway) (Capital Letter)F 2(Small Letter)F 3(Symbol)F 4 4. Here is ...

  • Page 110

    GSP-830 User Manual 110 Symbol Commonly used 14 symbols as shown below. \ # / _ - . * : & ( ) < > % Use Split Display Panel operation 1. Press the Display key. Display 2. Press F4 (Split Window). Split Window...F 4 3. The display splits into upper and lower screen. The lowe...

  • Page 111

    DISPLAY 111 Use VGA Output Panel operation Connect an external monitor to rear panel VGA output terminal. The display output is always on. Parameter Connector type VGA 15pin, female Resolution 640 x 480 Save Display Image to USB Flash Drive Panel operation 1. Connect the USB flash drive t...

  • Page 112

    GSP-830 User Manual 112 6. To enter into an existing folder, move the cursor to the folder and press the Enter key. 7. To save the display image, move the cursor to the blank area using the Up/Down keys and press F2 (Print Now). A new bitmap file (MyBMapx.bmp) is created in the USB flash dri...

  • Page 113

    FILE 113 FILE The File function manages file operations; copy, delete, and name change. The file format and contents include trace waveform, limit line, amplitude correction, sequence set (user defined macro), and panel settings. The file source and destination are selectable between internal...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 114 File Location and File Type File location Internal The GSP-830 internal memory. The number of files and their names are fixed (see below). External The USB flash drive connected to the front panel connector. There is no practical limit on the number of files. The US...

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    FILE 115 Setup Panel setup data. For details, see page125. File format: *.set 10 files are available: Setup 1 to 10. Copy File 1. Connect USB flash drive (for external file) When using the USB flash drive (external file) for source or destination, connect the drive to the front panel connec...

  • Page 116

    GSP-830 User Manual 116 5. Use the Up/Down keys to move the cursor to the source file location. (Example: Internal TraceC selected) TraceCTraceBSourceFile Function: CopyItem NameType: Trace Memory InternalRemarkTraceADate 6. Press F6 (Return). The copy source file information is retained. R...

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    FILE 117 TraceCTraceBDestinationFile Function: CopyItem NameType: Trace Memory InternalTraceATrace1RemarkEmptyDate When selecting an external location, select a blank space or an existing folder (a new file will be created inside). MyBMap0MyFolderBFile Function: CopyItem NameMemory Extern...

  • Page 118

    GSP-830 User Manual 118 2. A confirmation message appears in the command window. To accept the file, press the Enter key. To cancel the file, press the BK SP key. ENTER for Yes: BKSP for No: 3. When the file copy is done, the destination file attribute changes from Empty to Full and/or the ...

  • Page 119

    FILE 119 4. Select the file type by pressing F1 to F5, then select Int (internal) or Ext (external). The display gets updated accordingly. The example below shows the internal Trace files. TraceInt. Ext.F 1LimitInt. Ext.F 2CorrectionInt. Ext.F 3Seq.Int. Ext.F 4SetupInt. E...

  • Page 120

    GSP-830 User Manual 120 Rename File File rename is allowed only for external (USB flash drive) files. 1. Connect USB flash drive Connect the USB flash drive to the front panel connector. The USB icon turns on when the flash drive is detected. 2. Select file 1. Press the File key. File 2. P...

  • Page 121

    FILE 121 Save Display Image to USB Flash Drive 1. Connect USB flash drive Connect the USB flash drive to the front panel USB connector. The USB icon appears at the bottom of the display. Compatibility USB 1.1/2.0 Connector TypeA host Note If it takes more than 2 seconds for the USB icon ...

  • Page 122

    GSP-830 User Manual 122 4. Edit file name (when creating new file) 1. (Skip this step when overwriting an existing file) To edit the newly created file name, press F1 (Edit File Name On). F 1Edit File NameOn Off 2. Move the cursor inside the character table using the Left/Right keys ...

  • Page 123

    PRESET 123 PRESET Pressing the Preset key returns the GSP-830 to the factory default parameters as defined below. Frequency Center: 1.5GHz Start: 0Hz Stop: 3GHz Step: 1MHz Span 3GHz Amplitude Ref.level: 0dBm Unit: dBm Scale: 10dB/ External Gain: 0dB Input Z: 50Ω Autoset Amplitude Floor: Au...

  • Page 124

    GSP-830 User Manual 124 SYSTEM The System key configures and displays the system settings, including self-test result, date/time setting, and synchronization with other devices. The panel settings can be saved to GSP-830 internal memories or external USB flash drive, the latter permitting trans...

  • Page 125

    SYSTEM 125 Save/Recall Panel Setting Panel operation 1. Press the System key. System 2. Press F1 (Save/Recall Setup). Save/RecallSetup..F 1 3. Press F1 or F2 repeatedly to select the setting file. Setup6 7 8 9 10F 2Setup1 2 3 4 5F 1 4. Press F3 (Save Now) or F4 (Recall Now) to save or reca...

  • Page 126

    GSP-830 User Manual 126 Configure Communication Interface Background The GSP-830 supports three types of communication interface: standard USB/RS-232C and optional GPIB. Communication Method PC software (page150) USB slave, RS-232C Remote control (page157) USB slave, RS-232C, GPIB Interface t...

  • Page 127

    SYSTEM 127 4. Connect a 9-pin male RS-232C cable to the rear panel connector. GPIB configuration (optional) The GPIB interface is a factory installed optional item. Contact service personnel for a new installation. 1. Press the System key. System 2. Press F2 (GPIB Add). GPIB Add8F 2 3. S...

  • Page 128

    GSP-830 User Manual 128 3. Press F2 (Self Test). Self Test...F 2 4. The GPIB result appears at F1. If the result is Fail (underlined), contact service personnel. GPIBPass FailF 1 GPIB constraints Keep these rules when using the GPIB interface. • Altogether less than 15 devices & 20m...

  • Page 129

    SYSTEM 129 View system configuration Panel operation 1. To check system configuration, press the System key. System 2. Press F6 (More). More...F 6 3. Press F4 (System Config On). System ConfigOn OffF 4 4. The system configuration appears. Four types of information are listed. • Ser...

  • Page 130

    GSP-830 User Manual 130 Optional item installation status Shows which optional item is currently installed. : installed, : uninstalled. Sign Description Battery pack / DC input module (page148) GPIB interface (page127) Demodulator (page144) Internal reference signal with middle range ...

  • Page 131

    SYSTEM 131 View self-test result Background The GSP-830 runs a series of internal tests upon power-up. If any of the test result shows Fail, contact the service center. Panel operation 1. Press the System key. System 2. Press F6 (More). More...F 6 3. Press F2 (Self Test). Self Test...F 2 ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 132 Set Date/Time 1. The clock display is activated by default. Activate clock display (if necessary) 1. Press the System key. System 2. Press F6 (More). More...F 6 3. Press F1 (System Clock). SystemClock...F 1 4. Press F3 (Clock On). The clock appears at the bottom ri...

  • Page 133

    SYSTEM 133 2. Press F1 (Year) to F3 (Second). Enter the value using the Numerical keys and Enter key. BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ The clock display changes accordingly. HourF 1MinuteF 2SecondF 3 Hour 0 to 23 Minute 0 to 59 Second 0 to 59 Synchronize GSP-830 with Other Dev...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 134 Internal reference signal, median stability. Available when the ±1ppm stability module (page174) is installed. The MED icon appears at the bottom of the display. Internal reference signal, high stability (reserved for future use). GSP-830 as slave (external referen...

  • Page 135

    SYSTEM 135 Select Language Panel operation 1. Press the System key. System 2. Press F6 (More). More...F 6 3. Press F5 (Language). LanguageF 5 4. Press F1 repeatedly to select the menu language. (English)F 1 Language type English → Simplified Chinese → Other selections (The language se...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 136 SEQUENCE The Sequence function records and plays back user-defined macros (measurement steps). 10 sequences are available in repeat or single running mode, each with maximum 20 steps including all panel operations. Delay and pause features permit observing measurement re...

  • Page 137

    SEQUENCE 137 Edit Sequence 1. Select sequence 1. Press the Sequence key. The display enters into the sequence edit mode. Seq 2. Press F1 (sequence 1 to 5) or F2 (sequence 6 to 10) repeatedly to select the sequence ID. Select Seq6 7 8 9 10F 2Select Seq1 2 3 4 5F 1 2. Start editing 1. Pre...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 138 2b. Add delay The delay function inserts a waiting period between steps. The basic unit of delay time is 100ms. 1. Press F2 (Delay ms). Delay ms100 XF 2 2. Enter the delay time using the Numerical keys and Enter key. For example, pressing 5 + Enter inserts 500ms (5 * 1...

  • Page 139

    SEQUENCE 139 Aux Sig OnAutosetDelay ms 5sNdB BW OnNdB 5 → Aux Sig OnAutosetDelay ms 5sNdB BW OnNdB 5 4. Press F6 (Return) to go back to the previous menu. ReturnF 6 2f. Delete step 1. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 2. Use the Up/Down keys to move the cursor to the deletion point. 3. Press F3 ...

  • Page 140

    GSP-830 User Manual 140 5. Press F6 (Return) to go back to the previous menu. ReturnF 6 3. Stop editing 1. Press F5 (Stop Edit). Stop EditF 5 2. The Start Edit sign in the display mid-right turns off. Start Edit4. Save the edited sequence 1. Press F6 (More). MoreF 6 2. Press F2 (Save). ...

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    SEQUENCE 141 2. Select running mode 1. Press F4 (Run). Run...F 4 2. Press F1 (Run Mode) to select the running mode, repeat (Rept) or single (Sngl). Run ModeRept SnglF 1 Repeat Repeats running a sequence until F6 (Stop) is pressed. Note: F6 (Stop) menu appears only when the sequence is runn...

  • Page 142

    GSP-830 User Manual 142 TRACKING GENERATOR The optional Tracking Generator (Opt.01) is a factory installed item which generates a sweep signal with its sweep time and frequency range matching the GSP-830 system. The amplitude is maintained to a constant value over the entire frequency range, wh...

  • Page 143

    TRACKING GENERATOR 143 2. Press F1 (TG). TG...F 1 3. Press F5 (Ref Value). Ref ValueF 5 4. Set the reference value using the Numerical keys and Enter key. BK SPdBEnterGHz /SecmSecMHz /kHz / Secμ Normalization amplitude is set at Reference level regardless of the TG output level. Range...

  • Page 144

    GSP-830 User Manual 144 DEMODULATOR The optional FM/AM Demodulator (Opt.07) is a factory installed item which recovers AM or FM modulated baseband signal. The demodulated signal can be output from the rear panel 3.5mm mini-phone jack. Activate demodulation Panel operation 1. Press the Optio...

  • Page 145

    DEMODULATOR 145 Set phone output volume Panel operation 1. Press F2 (Demod). Demod...F 2 2. Press F4 (Volume). VolumeF 4 3. The volume level appears in the command window. VOLUME: 30 4. Change the output volume using the Numerical keys, Arrow keys, or Scroll knob followed by the Enter key. B...

  • Page 146

    GSP-830 User Manual 146 EMI FILTER The optional EMI filter (Opt. 05, also called 9kHz/120kHz RBW) is a factory installed optional item used for specific measurement situations such as EMI average detection, where a higher level of sensitivity is required than the standard configuration. When th...

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    EMI FILTER 147 Select 9kHz/120kHz RBW Panel operation 1. Press the BW key. BW 2. Press F1 (RBW Man). RBWAuto ManF 1 3. Select 9kHz/120kHz RBW using the Arrow keys or Scroll knob. The RBW value appears in the command window. RBW: 9kHzNote In the automatic mode, RBW is selected according t...

  • Page 148

    GSP-830 User Manual 148 BATTERY / DC OPERATION The Battery Pack (Opt.02) is an optional item permitting portable field operation of the GSP-830 using internal battery. The DC Input permits using an automobile 12V power, also useful for field operation. Battery Operation Turn Off the main po...

  • Page 149

    BATTERY / DC OPERATION 149 2. Press F3 (Battery). The level icon appears at the bottom of the display. BatteryF 3 Fully charged 50% to 25% 75% to 50% Less than 25% Note Regardless of battery check, the GSP-830 shows the icon for 5 seconds every 30 minutes. Battery maintenance To prolon...

  • Page 150

    GSP-830 User Manual 150 PC SOFTWARE The proprietary PC software (Eagleshot) for remote operation is downloadable from Good Will Instruments website (www.gwinstek.com.tw). The Eagleshot software permits waveform viewing and major panel operations using the familiar PC interface: large monitor, k...

  • Page 151

    PC SOFTWARE 151 Install Software PC requirement Software OS Windows 2000/XP Hardware USB 1 USB host connector, 1.1 or 2.0 compatibleSoftware download 1. Website access Access http://www.gwinstek.com.tw/. 2. Download Go to the GSP-830 corner and download the software. Installation step 1. A...

  • Page 152

    GSP-830 User Manual 152 Connect Software This section assumes that the software is already installed. Configure interface USB slave or RS-232C is acceptable. Configure USB No need to configure anything on the GSP-830 side. Just connect the type B mini USB cable to the rear panel. Configure RS...

  • Page 153

    PC SOFTWARE 153 2. Click the setting icon. The parameter setting window appears. 3. Select the connection port (COM port). To check the configuration in the PC, go to Control panel → System properties → Device Manager. 5. Click the Setting icon again to close the setting window 6...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 154 Use Software Establish connection Operation step 1. Press the setting icon and open the parameter setting window. 2. Select the serial port terminal. 3. Press the COM port icon. The connection is established when the other icons become active. Port setting Select ...

  • Page 155

    PC SOFTWARE 155 Save waveform Operation step 1. Press the setting icon. Select the file format from *.jpg/*.bmp (screen snapshot), *.txt (measurement data). 2. Press the save icon. The standard save dialogue window opens. Select the directory and save the file. File format The *.txt fi...

  • Page 156

    GSP-830 User Manual 156 3. Check the marker ID box. 5 markers, 0 to 4, are available. 4. Enter the frequency to each marker in MHz. 5. Select normal (N) or delta marker. Example: Marker 0 & Delta 1: the delta marker shows the difference between marker0 and marker1. 6. The display is u...

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    REMOTE CONTROL 157 REMOTE CONTROL The GSP-830 supports remote control which is partially based on IEEE 488.2 and SCPI (Standard Commands for Programmable Instrumentation) standards. The command set covers most of the panel operations. Three interfaces are available: USB slave, RS-232, and GPI...

  • Page 158

    GSP-830 User Manual 158 Configure Interface Interface type USB slave USB 1.1 or 2.0, type B mini RS-232C D-sub 9 pin GPIB (optional) 24 pin No need for panel configuration: Just connect a type B mini USB cable to the rear panel. USB slave port configuration The USB icon turns on when the co...

  • Page 159

    REMOTE CONTROL 159 3. Select the GPIB address using the Left/Right keys or Scroll knob. Configure the PC accordingly. 4. Connect the GPIB cable to the rear panel terminal. Check GPIB installation status 1. To check the GPIB installation status, press the System key. System 2. Press F6 (M...

  • Page 160

    GSP-830 User Manual 160 Command Syntax The commands are partially compatible with IEEE488.2 (1992) and SCPI (Standard Commands for Programmable Instrumentation) (1994) standards. Commands are NON-case sensitive. Example command meas:freq:cen _ 9 _ khz12 3 45 1: Command Header 2: Single space ...

  • Page 161

    REMOTE CONTROL 161 Command Set • Commands are non-case sensitive. • Underline means a single space (100_mhz→100 mhz). IEEE488.2 standard commands *cls Clear Status Command *ese? Standard Event Status Enable Command *ese Standard Event Status Enable Query *esr? Standard Event Status Reg...

  • Page 162

    GSP-830 User Manual 162 Amplitude meas:refl:unit? Returns the reference level unit. Parameter: 1 (dBm), 2 (dBmV), 3 (dBuV) meas:refl:unit Sets the reference level unit. Parameter: 1 (dBm), 2 (dBmV), 3 (dBuV)Example: meas:refl:unit_1 (dBm) meas:refl? Returns the reference level in the current u...

  • Page 163

    REMOTE CONTROL 163 meas:autoset:amp:mode? Returns the autoset amplitude floor setting mode. Parameter: auto, manual meas:autoset:span:auto Sets the autoset frequency span setting to auto mode. meas:autoset:span:man Sets the autoset frequency span setting to manual mode. Need to specify unit. ...

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    GSP-830 User Manual 164 meas:mark:tocen Moves a normal/delta marker to the center frequency. Parameter: 1 to 5 (marker ID) Example: meas:mark:tocen_1 (marker 1 to the center freq) meas:mark:tost Moves a normal/delta marker to the start frequency. Parameter: 1 to 5 (marker ID) Example: meas:mark...

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    REMOTE CONTROL 165 meas:tra:read? Returns trace data. Parameter:1(traceA), 2(traceB), 3(traceC), all(all three traces) Example: meas:tra:read_1? (traceA data) meas:tra:a<>b Swaps trace A and B. meas:tra:a+b>a Adds trace B to A. meas:tra:a−b>a Subtracts trace B from A. meas:tra:c...

  • Page 166

    GSP-830 User Manual 166 meas:ocbw? Returns the OCBW activation/deactivation status. Parameter:on,off meas:ocbw Turns On/Off OCBW. Parameter: on, off Example: meas:ocbw_on meas:ocbw:bw? Returns the power measurement channel space in kHz. meas:ocbw:per? Returns OCBW percentage. meas:ocbw:per Sets...

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    REMOTE CONTROL 167 meas:lmtline:edit? Returns the limit line table data. Need to specify 0 (low limit line), 1(high limit line) / limit line points. Example: meas:lmtline:edit_0? Returns: 3,100,0,110,3,120,2 (low limit line, 3 points, 100MHz/0dB, 110MHz/3dB, 120MHz/2dB) meas:lmtline:edit Sets...

  • Page 168

    GSP-830 User Manual 168 con:trig:single Sets the trigger condition to single. con:trig:cont Sets the trigger condition to continuous. con:trig:ext Sets the trigger to external mode. con:trig:delay Sets the trigger delay in msec. Example: con:trig:delay_1000 (1000ms delay) con:trig:freq Sets the...

  • Page 169

    REMOTE CONTROL 169 Preset con:preset Presets the GSP-830. System con:sys:setup:save Save the current system setting. Parameter: 1to10 Example: con:sys:setup:save_1 (save current setup to setup1) con:sys:setup:recall Recalls a system setting from setup file. Parameter: 1to10 Example: con:sys...

  • Page 170

    GSP-830 User Manual 170 Option con:opt:tg Turns On/Off Tracking Generator (TG). Parameter: on, off Example: con:opt:tg_on (TG On) con:opt:tg:level? Returns the TG level. con:opt:tg:level Sets the TG level. con:opt:tg:norm Turns On/Off TG normalization. Parameter: on, off Example: con:opt:tg:no...

  • Page 171

    FAQ 171 FAQ I pressed the power (ON/STBY) key on the front panel but nothing happens. Make sure you turned on the rear panel power switch. For details, see page20. Note that after proper sequence, it takes around 10 seconds for the display to become active. I cannot even see the default green...

  • Page 172

    GSP-830 User Manual 172 Appendix GSP-830 Specifications The following specifications apply when the GSP-830 is powered on for at least 30 minutes within +18°C to +28°C. Frequency Range 9kHz to 3.0GHz Aging Rate ± 10ppm, 0-50°C, 5ppm/yr Span Range 2kHz to 3.0GHz in 1/2/5 sequence, full span...

  • Page 173

    Appendix 173 Display 640 x 480 high-res color TFT LCD Split Windows Active Window: Upper, Lower, or Alternate (two simultaneously sweeping windows) Markers 10 markers for peaks: 5 normal-delta marker pairs. Function: Delta, To Peak, To Minimum, Peak Track, Peak Table, Peak Sort Trace Detectio...

  • Page 174

    GSP-830 User Manual 174 Optional Items Specifications Frequency Range 9kHz to 3.0GHz Amplitude Range -50dBm to 0 dBm Amplitude Accuracy ±1dB @100MHz, 0dBm Amplitude Flatness ±1dB @0dBm Harmonics <-30dBc typical Reverse Power +30dBm Impedance Type: N female, 50Ω nominal Opt.01 Tracking G...

  • Page 175

    Appendix 175 GTL-303 RF Cable (RD316, SMA(P), 60cm) x 2 GSC-002 Kit box x 1 ADP-001 BNC (J/F) to N (P/M) adaptor x 2 ADP-101 BNC (P/M) 50Ω to BNC (J/F) 75Ω adaptor x2 GTL-304 RF Cable (RG223, N(P)-N(J), 30cm) x 2 GKT-002 CATV Kit set GSC-003 Kit box x 1 GAK-001 Termination, 50Ω, N(P) x ...

  • Page 176

    GSP-830 User Manual 176 Declaration of Conformity We GOOD WILL INSTRUMENT CO., LTD. (1) No.7-1, Jhongsing Rd., Tucheng City, Taipei County, Taiwan (2) No. 69, Lu San Road, Suzhou City (Xin Qu), Jiangsu Sheng, China declare, that the below mentioned product Type of Product: Digital Spectrum Anal...

  • Page 177

    INDEX 177 INDEX 1 1ppm stability error message......................................22 specifications.......................................175 5 50ohm/75ohm ..........................................57 A accessories list.........................................11 ACPR ..........................

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    GSP-830 User Manual 178 DC input ............................................... 148 specifications.................................... 174 DC operation ........................................ 149 DC output ............................................... 56 specifications.........................

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    INDEX 179 sequence running .............................141 sweep time ........................................101 TG normalized ..................................143 trace average...............................76, 102 trace clear mode..................................74 trace math..............

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    GSP-830 User Manual 180 installation ....................................... 151 peak hold trace ....................................... 74 peak search............................................. 68 command set .................................... 163 menu tree ...................................

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    INDEX 181 synchronization master ...............................................133 slave...................................................134 system .....................................................124 command set .....................................169 error message......................