RF Signal Generator Comparison Chart

This RF signal generator comparison chart provides an overview and side-by-side comparisons of our product offering. Detailed images, specifications, datasheets, quick start guides, and serial communication information can be found on the individual product pages linked to at the bottom of the table.

SynthUSBIISynthUSB3MixNVSynthNVSynthNV ProSynthHD MiniSynthHDSynthHD Pro
MSRP (USD)$299$399$499$649$1199$1299$1999$2999
Device TypeRF SourceRF SourceActive Mixer with PLLRF Source with Power DetectorRF Source with Power DetectorRF SourceDual Channel RF SourceDual Channel RF Source
Number of Channels11111122
Phase AdjustableYesYesYes
Min RF Frequency34 MHz12.5 MHz85 MHz34 MHz12.5 MHz10 MHz10 MHz10 MHz
Max RF Frequency4.4 GHz6.4 GHz5.0 GHz4.4 GHz6.4 GHz15 GHz15 GHz24 GHz
Frequency Resolution1000 Hz0.01 Hz1 Hz1000 Hz0.1 Hz0.01 Hz0.01 Hz0.01 Hz
Min Output Power-10 dBm-40 dBm-8 dBm-10 dBm-45 dBm-20 dBm-50 dBm-50 dBm
Max Output Power1 dBm8 dBm7 dBm19 dBm15 dBm20 dBm19 dBm19 dBm
Amplitude Resolution3 dB0.2 dB*2.0 dB*0.5 dB0.01 dB0.01 dB0.01 dB0.01 dB
Factory CalibrationYesYesYesYesYes
ModulationSlow PulseAM, FM, PulseFSKAM, PulseAM, FM, PulseAM, FM, PulseAM, FM, PulseAM, FM, Pulse
External ModulationYesYesYesYesYes
Active MixerYes
RF Power DetectorYesYes
Trigger InputYesYesYesYesYes
UART ControlYesYesYesYesYes
External ReferenceYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Internal Reference10 MHz27 MHz10 MHz10 MHz10 MHz
27 MHz
27 MHz10 MHz
27 MHz
10 MHz
27 MHz
1 GHz Phase Noise
@ 10KHz Offset
-90 dBc/Hz-115 dBc/Hz-98 dBc/Hz-90 dBc/Hz-113 dBc/Hz-114 dBc/Hz-114 dBc/Hz-114 dBc/Hz
Product InformationSynthUSBIISynthUSB3MixNVSynthNVSynthNV ProSynthHD MiniSynthHDSynthHD Pro

*SynthUSB3 and MixNV have nonlinear Amplitude Resolution