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RF/Microwave Signal Generator MG3690C

RF/Microwave Signal Generator


The MG3690C series of broadband signal generators covers audio, HF, VHF, UHF, RF and microwave frequencies from 0.1 Hz to 70 GHz in single coaxial output and up to 500 GHz or beyond, with external multipliers. In addition, it is easy to operate either through intuitive front panel controls or remotely via GPIB or Ethernet connectivity. Thus, the MG3690C series is an ideal signal source for both RF and microwave requirements, fully configurable for simple to high performance applications.

The MG3690C replaces the existing MG3690B signal generator, offering three levels of best-in-class SSB phase noise performance; Standard, Ultra low phase noise (option 3) and Premium phase noise (option3X).along with full suite of modulation capabilities for signal simulations from simple to the most complex. For IQ modulation, the IF input option allows the easy up-conversion of an externally IQ-modulated RF signal.

The MG3690C preserves full backward compatibility with the MG3690A/B and previous 68C/69B series of RF and microwave signal generators.

  • Industry Best Broad Frequency Coverage
  • Industry Best Phase Noise
  • Industry Best Pulse Modulation
  • Fast Switching Speed
  • Full Analog Modulation
  • High Output Power
  • Highly Configurable
  • Highly Reliable
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MG3690C/1A Option 1A, Rack Mount with slides
MG3690C/1B Option 1B, Rack Mount without slides
MG3690C/2x Option 2x, Mechanical Step Attenuator
MG3690C/3 Option 3, Ultra Low Phase Noise, improved Standard Phase Noise
 MG3690C/3X Option 3X, Premium Phase Noise - improves option 3 (< 1 kHz offset)
 MG3690C/4 Option 4, extends frequency coverage from 8 MHz to 2.2 GHz
 MG3690C/5 Option 5, extends frequency coverage from 8 MHz to 2 GHz
 MG3690C/6 Option 6, Analog Sweep Capability
 MG3690C/7 Option 7, IF Up-Conversion
 MG3690C/8 Option 8, Power Monitor
 MG3690C/9X Option 9, Rear Panel Output
 MG3690C/10 Option 10, User-Defined Modulation Waveform Software
 MG3690C/12 Option 12, Frequency and Phase
 MG3690C/14 Option 14, Amplitude Modulation
 MG3690C/15x Option 15x, High Power
 MG3690C/16 Option 16, High Stability Time Base
 MG3690C/17 Option 17, Delete Front Panel
 MG3690C/18 Option 18, DC Output: + 15 VDC, 1A (nominal)
 MG3690C/20 Option 20, Scan Modulation
 MG3690C/22 Option 22, extends frequency coverage from 0.1 Hz to 10 MHz
 MG3690C/26x Option 26x, Pulse modulation
 MG3690C/27 Option 27, Internal LF and Pulse Generators
MG3690C/28x Option 28x, Analog Modulation Suite
MG3690C/36 Ultra-Stable Phase Tracking

x - Option designation varies with MG3690C model
Industry Best Broad Frequency Coverage
0.1 Hz to 70 GHz in a single coaxial output
Generation of baseband, IF, RF and Microwave signals from one box maximizes use of equipment
Industry Best Phase NoiseIdeal for LO substitution and clock generation applications
Industry Best Pulse Modulation
100 ns leveled pulse widths with 10 ns resolution along with the ability to generate , single, doublet, triplet and quadruplet pulses
Most comprehensive emulation and test of high performance narrow pulse radars
Fast Switching Speed
5 ms (typical)
Greatly reduces test time and increases profitability.
Full Analog Modulation
Internal and external AM, FM, Phase and Pulse modulation
Ideal for any type of analog signal emulation
High Output PowerEliminates the need for any external amplification saving cost
Highly ConfigurableMany options to configure a system for today’s application and budget, while maintaining value for future upgrades
Highly Reliable Standard 3-year warrantyReduced downtime
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