Spectrum Compact

Pioneering tool to revolutionise work of microwave
radio field engineer.

The world’s first powerful handheld microwave spectrum analyser.

Spectrum Compact is an ultra light and easy to use measurement solution for the 6 – 40 GHz licensed microwave frequency bands. Designed specifically for comfortable outdoor use by network engineers in a variety of challenging environments, this battery-powered device is a must-have tool for any microwave radio engineer performing equipment installation or gathering data for site planning purposes. The LCD touchscreen ensures smooth and intuitive onsite use, and the SMA connector* allows the Spectrum Compact to integrate with any vendors antenna or waveguide system.

The Spectrum Compact makes it possible to detect existing interference on installed paths or available radio channels with high precision. Data logging of all spectrum scans is available inside of the Spectrum compact with enhanced data processing and analysis available via SAF Tehnika designed PC software on your laptop.

Highlights and Benefits

Ultra-compact form factor

Not much larger than a modern smartphone, it is designed specifically for comfortable outdoor use in a variety of challenging environments.

Compatible with different antenna systems

Can be used with any manufacturers antenna and radio system.

Stand-alone functionality

No laptop or other equipment is required for on-site use.

Leading Sensitivity

Industry leading -105 dBm receiver sensitivity in all frequency range allows you to discover even weakest signals.

Resistive LCD Touchscreen

Resistive LCD touchscreen allows to leave your gloves on while operating the unit. Intuitive UI makes it easy to control the unit.

Free PC software

Upload, save, compare, analyze and print your saved spectrum scans using free PC software.

Key Characteristics

Frequency bands 6/7/8/10/11 GHz 10/11/13/15/17 GHz 17/18/23/24 GHz 24/26/30/32/38 GHz
Frequency range 5.925 – 12.000 GHz 10.000 – 18.000 GHz 17.000 – 24.300 GHz 24.000 – 40.000 GHz
Input power range -105 dBm to -40 dBm -100 dBm to -40 dBm
Max input power 0 dBm  0 dBm
RBW (Resolution bandwidth) 1 MHz  1 MHz
Span 100 MHz to full bandwidth  100 MHz to full bandwidth
Sweep speed 0.5s @ 100MHz Span  0.5s @ 100MHz Span
Guaranteed accuracy +/- 3dB +/- 3dB
Input 50 ohm SMA (f) 50 ohm 2.92 mm(f)
Interface mini USB 2.0 (1.1) mini USB 2.0 (1.1)
LED indication when charging when charging
Battery 2380 mAh Polymer Lithium-ion 2 x 2380 mAh Polymer Lithium-ion
Battery life up to 4h up to 3h
Operating temperature -15°C to +40°C / 5°F to 104°F -15°C to +40°C / 5°F to 104°F
Dimensions 128x81x24 mm / 5.04×3.2×0.94 inch 130x81x28 mm / 5.11×3.2×1.1 inch
Weight 0.3 kg / 10.6 oz 0.4 kg / 14.11 oz

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Product Brochures

SAF Spectrum Compact leaflet (English) – SpectrumCompact_leaflet_19.03.pdf
SpectrumCompactApplications_leaflet_ENG – 09.06.2014_SC_applications.pdf