Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200

Signal Generator

Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200

 

Product Overview :

 

Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 are microwave synthesized signal generator products with world-class performances introduced recently by the Techwin. With high pure signal quality, adjustable power output with a 146dB dynamic range and 0.001Hz frequency resolution, it can meet your high accurate test requirement. The standard dual-channel internal modulation signal generator and internal pulse generator provide comprehensive AM, FM, ØM and pulse modulation capabilities and avoid the annoyance of selecting from numerous options. Using English operation interface and large TFT large TFT LCD can better m eet the demands of international users. This product is an ideal LO source and clock source, and also can generate high quality analog signals, mainly used in the comprehensive assessment of electronic system performances, test on high-performance receiver and test on parameters of components and parts. It applies to many fields, such as aviation, spaceflight, rada r, communication, navigation equipment.

 

Main Features:

 

  • High Pure Signal Quality
  • High Accurate Power Output in -120~+11dBm Large Dynamic Range
  • Standard Internal Modulation Signal Generator and Pulse Generator
  • Excellent Broadband DCFM & DCØM Function
  • High Accurate Linear AM and Exponential AM
  • High-performance Pulse Modulation
  • 170GHz Frequency Multiplying Source Module Spread Spectrum
  • English Operation Interface, Large TFT LCD
  • Frequency Step & List Sweep

High Signal Quality

Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 provides high quality test signals, good close-to-carrier phase noise as well as excellent harmonic and non-harmonic performances, which can satisfy the test requirements in radar system development & satellite communications for pure radio frequency and microwave stimulus signals.

High Accuracy Power Output in -120~+11 dBm Large Dynamic Range

Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 can provide -120dBm signal output within 40GHz frequency span with the built-in programmable step attenuator and the typical maximum output power is greater than +10dBm to meet your test requirements.

TW4200, 250kHz~20GHz
TW4200, 20~40GHz With 115dB Attenuator
Typical Value of Maximum Output Power
Typical Value of Output Power Accuracy

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TW4200, 250kHz~20GHz

Internal Modulation Signal Generator and Pulse Generator

Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 as standard dual-channel internal modulation signal generators adopt DDWS to produce high quality modulation signals with DC-1MHz frequency range, 0.1Hz resolution and more than 7 kinds of modulation waveforms to provide comprehensive signal simulation. The standard internal pulse generator has 6 options of pulse modes totally. The pulse width can be set randomly between 40ns and 42s at a step of 20ns to meet your test requirements for high-performance pulse source.

Sine
Square Wave
Triangular Wave
Ramp Wave
Noise
Dual-sine
Swept-sine

Excellent Analog Modulation

The Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 comes standard with good analog modulation capability as well as AM, FM, ØM functions and supports the inputs of internal and external modulation sources. It has excellent DCFM capability with modulation rate up to DC ~ 10MHz and good DCØM capability with modulation rate up to DC ~ 1MHz. It has two kinds of workmodes: linear AM and exponential AM. The depth of the linear AM is greater than 90%. It also provides comprehensive solutions to generate high quality analog signals.

CW 5GHz Modulation Rate 1kHz FM Deviation
WBFM Waveform
CW 10GHz
AM Frequency Response

High-performance Pulse Modulation

The Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 comes standard with high-performance pulse modulation function. When the output frequency is greater than 3.2GHz, its modulation depth is greater than 80dB and its modulation rate is smaller than 20ns and its minimum pulse width is 40ns. It supports gated, external, etc. many trigger modes. It has double-pulse output capability and provides flexible and convenient solutions for radar pulse signal imitation.

CW 5GHzPulse Width 40nsPulse Period

Pulse Modulation Waveform (Time)
Pulse Modulation Waveform (Frequency

110GHz Frequency Multiplying Source Module Spread Spectrum (Standard)

The Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 comes standard with a frequency multiplying source module interface to which the waveguide Series frequency multiplying source modules of Techwin can be added to spread output frequency to 110GHz, which provides a simple, quick, low-cost solution for high quality millimeter-wave signal generation.

English Operation Interface, Large TFT LCD

Frequency Multiplying Source to Spread Spectrum

The Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 as an independently designed software uses large screen and English operation interfaces and has a panoramic view of the current state.

Screenshot of Practical Operation Interface

Auto Software Update with a U Disk

The Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 provides a USB interface available for smart software update and data backup. You can easily use a U disk for simple and quick software update and maintenance.

Typical Applications:

Comprehensive Performance Evaluation on Electronic System

As a microwave synthesized signal generator product with top-level performance in such field, TW4200 can generate high quality analog signals in a wide dynamic range within the frequency range of 250kHz~67GHz. It is used in the comprehensive performance evaluation on radar, electronic warfare and communication equipment, et c. electronic systems to resolve the problems in system specification tests on bandwidth, sensitivity, dynamic range, intermodulation distortion and so on.

Test on High-performance Receiver

With dynamic output range up to146dB, extremely high frequency stability and frequency resolution of 0.001Hz, the Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 can output high accurate standard test signals in performance tests on th e high-performance receivers of radar, electronic warfare and communication equipment to resolve the problems in specification tests on sensitivity, dynamic range, and channel selectivity and so on.

Local Oscillator Substitution

With high pure signal quality, the Synthesized Signal Generator TW4200 can be used as an ideal local oscillator to substitute those in the equipment under test, such as transmitter and receiver. It will effectively avoid negative affect on test due to bad quality of local oscillator so as to ensure the accuracy and credita bility of your test.

Technical Specifications:

Frequency Performance

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Frequency Range TW4200A :
250 kHz~20 GHz
TW4200B :
250 kHz~40 GHz
TW4200C:
250 kHz~50 GHz
TW4200D:
250 kHz~67 GHz
Frequency N
250 kHz = f = 250 MHz 1/8
250 MHz < f = 500 MHz 1/16
500 MHz < f = 1 GHz 1/8
1 GHz < f = 2 GHz 1/4
2 GHz < f = 3.2 GHz 1/2
3.2 GHz < f = 10 GHz 1
10 GHz < f =20 GHz 2
20 GHz < f =40 GHz 4
20 GHz < f =40 GHz 8
Frequency
Resolution
0.001 Hz
Time-base
Aging     Rate
(typical value1)
5 × 10-10 /day (after 30 days )
Sweep Mode Step sweep List sweep Power sweep Ramp(Analog) sweep
Harmonic2 250 kHz = f = 10 MHz -28 dBc (typical value)
10 MHz < f =2 GHz -28 dBc
2 GHz < f = 20 GHz -55 dBc
20 GHz < f = 40 GHz -50 dBc
Sub-harmonic2 250 kHz = f = 10 GHz None
10 GHz < f = 20 GHz -50 dBc
20 GHz < f = 67 GHz -50 dBc
Non-harmonic3 2 GHz = f = 20 GHz -56 dBc
20 GHz < f = 40 GHz -50 dBc
20 GHz < f = 40 GHz -50 dBc
40 GHz < f =67 GHz -44 dBc
SSB     Phase
Noise (dBc/Hz)
set from carrier / Frequency 100 Hz 1 kHz 10 kHz 100 kHz
250 kHz = f = 250 MHz
(Measurement at +10 dBm)
-101 -121 -130 -130
250 MHz < f = 500 MHz -108 -126 -132 -132
500 MHz < f = 1 GHz -101 -121 -130 -130
1 GHz < f = 2 GHz -96 -115 -124 -124
2 GHz < f =3.2 GHz -92 -111 -120 -120
3.2 GHz < f = 10 GHz -81 -101 -110 -110
10 GHz < f =20 GHz -75 -95 -104 -104
20 GHz < f =40 GHz -69 -89 -98 -98
40 GHz < f =67 GHz -64 -83 -92 -92
Power Performance
Output Power Range
(25±10C)
TW4200A:+13 dBm ~ -20 dBm
Adding option 1: +11 dBm ~ -120 dBm (-135 dBm is available)
TW4200B:+10 dBm ~ -20 dBm
Adding option 1: +8 dBm ~ -110 dBm (-135 dBm is available)
TW4200C/ TW4200D:+6 dBm ~ -20 dBm
Adding option 2: +3 dBm ~ -90 dBm(-110 dBm is available)
Power Accuracy
(25±10C)
When there is no programmable step attenuator option 1
Power / Frequency > +10 dBm +10~-10 dBm -10~-20 dBm
250 kHz = f = 2 GHz ±1.0 dB ±1.0 dB ±2.0 dB (typical)
2 GHz< f =20 GHz ±1.2 dB ±1.0 dB ±2.0 dB(typical)
20 GHz < f =40 GHz / ±1.2 dB ±2.2 dB(typical)
40 GHz < f =50GHz / ±1.5 dB 2.2 dB(typical)
50 GHz < f =67GHz / ±1.8 dB ±2.5 dB(typical)
When there is no programmable step attenuator option 1
Power / Frequency > +10 dBm +10~-10 dBm -10 ~ -60dBm 60~-90 dBm
250 kHz = f =2 GHz ±1.0 dB ±1.0 dB ±1.5 dB ±1.8 dB(typical)
2 GHz< f =20 GHz ±1.2 dB ±1.0 dB ±1.5 dB ±2.0 dB(typical)
20 GHz< f =40 GHz / ±1.2 dB ±1.8 dB ±2.2 dB(typical)
40 GHz< f =50 GHz / ±1.5 dB ±2.0 dB ±2.5 dB(typical)
50 GHz< f =67 GHz / ±1.8 dB ±2.5 dB ±3.0 dB(typical)
Modulation Performance
Modulation Performance Pulse Modulation / 500 MHz=f=67 GHz
Pulse modulation on/off ratio >80 dB
Pulse modulation rise/fall time <20 ns
Min. pulse width (internally leveled) 1 µs
Min. pulse width ( level hold, ALC off with power search) 0.1 µs
Amplitude Modulation Modulation mode: Linear mode, exponential mode Modulation rate (broadband 3 dB, modulation depth 30%): DC~100 kHz Max. depth: Linear mode 90%, exponential mode 20 dB Accuracy (1 kHz modulation rate, linear mode):<3% Distortion (1 kHz modulation rate, 30% depth, linear mode, total harmonic distortion): < 1.5%
Frequency Modulation Max. frequency offset: N × 8 MHz Accuracy (1 kHz rate, 300 Hz~3 kHz demodulation bandwidth, 1 kHz < frequency offset < N × 800 kHz, except residual frequency modulation): < ±(5% × set frequency offset + 20 Hz) Modulation rate (3 dB bandwidth): Internal DC DC-100 kHz; Internal AC: 100 kHz-1 MHz; External DC DC-100 kHz; External AC: 100 kHz -10 MHz. Distortion (1 kHz rate, N × 800 kHz frequency offset, total harmonic distortion): < ±2%
Frequency Modulation Max. frequency offset: N × 8 MHz Accuracy (1 kHz rate, 300 Hz~3 kHz demodulation bandwidth, 1 kHz < frequency offset < N × 800 kHz, except residual frequency modulation): < ±(5% × set frequency offset + 20 Hz) Modulation rate (3 dB bandwidth): Internal DC DC-100 kHz; Internal AC: 100 kHz-1 MHz; External DC DC-100 kHz; External AC: 100 kHz -10 MHz. Distortion (1 kHz rate, N × 800 kHz frequency offset, total harmonic distortion): < ±2%
Phase Modulation Max. phase offset: It is N×80rad when the modulation bandwidth is 100 kHz. Accuracy (1 kHz rate, 300 Hz~3 kHz demodulation bandwidth, 1rad < phase offset < N × 80rad, except residual phase modulation, 100 kHz modulation bandwidth): < ±(5% × set phase offset + 0.01 rad) Modulation rate (3 dB bandwidth): Modulation bandwidth 100 kHz: DC-100 kHz; modulation bandwidth 1 MHz: 100 kHz -1 MHz (typical value) Distortion (1 kHz rate, N × 80rad phase offset, total harmonic distortion, 100 kHz modulation bandwidth): < 1%

Ordering Information:

  • Main Unit:
  • TW4200A Synthesized signal generator 250kHz~20GHz
  • TW4200B Synthesized signal generator 250kHz~40GHz
  • TW4200C Synthesized signal generator 250kHz~50GHz
  • TW4200D Synthesized signal generator 250kHz~67GHz
  • Options:
  • 1. 115dB programmable step attenuator(only for TW4200A TW4200B)
  • 2. 90dB programmable step attenuator(only for TW4200C TW4200D)
  • 3. Fast pulse modulator
  • Standard Configuration:
  • Power cable 1
  • User’s guide 1
  • Upgrading U disc 1s

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