EMScannerR

High speed 8GHz High Resolution EMC and EMI diagnostic tool on your lab-bench

High resolution EMC and EMI testing has never been this fast!

World’s fastest EMC/EMI diagnostic system has been reinvented to assist high density board designers to visualize the root causes of potential EMC and EMI problems during pre- and post EMC compliance testing.

EMScannerR enables the PCB and design engineers to diagnose EMC/EMI problems between 150 kHz and 8 GHz. EMScannerR provides 8 levels of resolution (60 microns – 7.5 mm). Level 1 resolution (7.5 mm) allows the engineers to visualize the hot spots, current loops or intermittent problems in real-time. After locating the unintended radiators, engineers can zoom into the problem by selecting the resolution level based on the density of the board design.

EMScannerR provides unique pre- and post-EMC compliance testing that images emissions. During any new PCB development process, design engineers must find, characterize, and address unintended radiators or RF leakage to pass compliance testing. EMScannerR allows board designers to pre-test and resolve EMC and EMI problems early on, thus avoiding unexpected EMC compliance test results.

EMScannerR quickly delivers repeatable and reliable results that pinpoint the cause of a design failure. As a result, the user can personally test the design without having to rely on another department, test engineer, or time-consuming off-site testing. After diagnosing even an intermittent problem, the engineer can implement a design change and retest. The results provide concrete verification of the effectiveness (or not) of the design change.

Spectrum Analyzers

Y.I.C. Technologies products are compatible with the most Spectrum Analyzers.

If you do not have a Spectrum Analyzer and wish to purchase one, please get in touch with us as we have secured relationships with leading test & measurement companies to ensure competitive prices.  You are able to purchase a Spectrum Analyzer direct from Y.I.C. Technologies.

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Product Features

Capability:

Spectral scan, spatial scan, peak-hold, continuous scanning, spectral and spatial comparison, scripting, limit lines, report generation and notes.

Spatial scan time:

Continuous real-time for entire scan area (1,218 probes activated) when Level 1 selected:  5 sec.

Selected area 2.25 cm x 2.25 cm, 9 probes activated.

Level 1:  <0.5 sec. | Level 2: 4 sec. | Level 3: 9 sec. | Level 4: 21 sec. | Level 5: 55 sec. | Level 6: 2 min 35 sec. | Level 7: 7 min 23 sec. | Level 8: 24 min 00 sec.  

 Spectral scan time:

11 seconds for L 10 cm x W 10 cm (L 4” x W 4”, 178 probes activated) from 10 MHz span to 110 MHz  and 122 kHz RBW. Scanning area, span and RBW are user selectable within spectrum analyser specifications

Supported operating systems:

Windows 10®

Supported overlays:

Picture in JPEG format 

Standard Gerber© RS274x format and HPGL format CAD files

 

 

 

Specifications

Broadband frequency coverage:
Base configuration = 150 kHz to 8 GHz

Antenna array:

1,218 (42 x 29) H-field probes.

Spatial resolution:

Level 1: 7.50 mm | Level 2: 3.75 mm | Level 3: 1.88 mm | Level 4: 0.94 mm

Level 5: 0.47 mm | level 6: 0.24 mm | Level 7:  0.12 mm | Level 8: 0.06 mm

Scan area:

L 31.6 cm x W 21.8 cm (L 12.44” x W 8.58”)

Frequency accuracy of peaks:

Peak marking accuracy of spectrum analyzer

Probe to probe uniformity:

Calibrated before shipment. Firmware correction factors adjust for frequency dependant probe responses with +/- 3 dB accuracy

Measurement plane isolation:

> 20 dB

Maximum radiated power load:

10 W / 40 dBm

Enclosure:

Anodized non-conductive metal

Maximum DUT voltage:

Glass Cover: 4kV DC; 2.6kV AC | Metal Case: 260V DC; 200V AC (measured as dielectric withstanding voltage – DWV)

Operating temperature:

From 15⁰ C to 40⁰ C 

Fuse Rating:

8A

Scanner connections:

Spectrum analyzer: RF SMA to type N coaxial cable | Adaptor: Proprietary DB25

Supported Analyzers (If your analyzer is not listed contact Y.I.C. Technologies for driver development)

Keysight:  N9000A-CXA, N9000B-CXA, N9010A-EXA, N9010B-EXA, N9020B-MXA, N9020A-MXA, N9038A-MXE, N9912A-FieldFox, N9916A-FieldFox, N9918A-FieldFox, N9952A-FieldFox, E4440A-PSA, N9030A-PXA, N9040B-UXA

Rohde & Schwarz:  ZVL, ZVB20, ZNB8, FSW, FSV4, FSV3, FPL

Dimensions of the scanner:

L 34.5 cm x W 43.5 cm x H 11 cm (L 13.58” x W 17.13” x H 4.33”)

Weight:

12.70 Kg / 28 lb (including cables and the adaptor)

SCANNER USERS

Testimonials

The instrument provides spatial and spectral scans that allow design teams to cut one to two design cycles out of their product development process. It also reduces their EMI testing time by up to two orders of magnitude.
The design team conducted the scans on the EMxpert system in their offices. In a matter of minutes, they obtained the results. Testing the design in a third party chamber would have have been weeks away

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