The Windfreak SynthHD Mini from Saelig is a software tunable RF signal source that generates signals from 10 MHz to 15 GHz with a 0.01-Hz resolution and an output power of up to 20 dBm. The generator also supports FM, AM, pulse, sweep, and list modulations. It can be programmed for standalone operation, running without any PC connection, to produce any frequency, power, sweep, or modulation setting or combinations thereof. When powered by 5 V, it becomes a highly mobile, low-power, light-weight solution for a wide range of RF signal generation needs.
This compact 1.6×1.6×0.5-in RF signal generator can be powered from a controller running Windows, Linux or Android via its USB port, requiring 5V at 400mA. The output amplitude can be adjusted in 0.01-dB steps up to +20 dBm and across a range of more than 30 dB.
10 MHz to 15 GHz in 0.01-Hz steps
-13 to +20 dBm (typical) in 0.01 dB steps
Select internal 27-MHz reference or use external 10-100-MHz reference
Pulse, AM, and FM internal modulation including FMCW radar chirp
Pulse Modulation with 1 μsec minimum width and 1 μsec resolution
Pulse, AM, and FM external modulation from dc – 10 kHz
Powerful Trigger modes allow external triggering of most functions without a PC connected
Linear, %, and list mode (frequency and amplitude hopping) sweeps
All settings savable to the device for use without a PC
32-bit ARM processor onboard which is Arduino compatible
LabVIEW GUI executable and source code provided
Windows, Linux, and Android compatibility
This software-tunable generator is suitable for use in applications such as wireless communications systems, RF and microwave radios, software defined radio, radar, automated test equipment (ATE), radiated immunity pre-compliance testing, electronic warfare, law enforcement, medical research, etc.
Designed and manufactured in USA by Windfreak Technologies, a producer of low-cost, innovative RF products that are in use worldwide in a variety of technical applications, the SynthHD Mini is a highly mobile, low power, lightweight solution for sophisticated RF signal generation needs. It is available now from Saelig Company, Inc., Fairport, NY.