RF Instrument Type
Average Noise Floor @ 1 GHz (typical)
PXI RF modular instrumentation delivers high-performance systems capable of achieving speeds up to 10X faster than traditional tools.Read more about the NI RF advantage
NI employs a modular software-defined architecture that gives you the ability to select individual RF instruments and build a custom test system. In addition, you can view test systems that have been preconfigured to create common test applications.Learn more about the software-defined approach
Find an RF instrument that meets your measurement needs. All PXI systems require a PXI chassis and controller in addition to modular instruments.
View RF test sets that have been preconfigured to create common test applications. These test sets include RF signal generators, analyzers, software toolkits, and even other mixed-signal instrumentation.
Watch how-to videos and read in-depth application notes on measurement fundamentals, wireless, and RF hot topics.
See how Qualcomm achieved a 200X improvement in measurement speed using the vector signal transceiver (VST).
Learn how to get tight system integration and best-in-class synchronization between baseband and RF signal generators.
Learn about the candidate technologies emerging for 5G, the next generation of wireless communication.
Get the latest information on wireless standards, commonly used formulas, conversion charts, and more.
Learn how you can rapidly design, simulate, prototype, and deploy real-time wireless communications systems.
PXI RF test systems from NI create a wide range of RF test applications , including microwave test for aerospace and defense and wireless communication standards including WLAN, WiMAX, GPS, RFID, ZigBee, Bluetooth, 2G/3G cellular, and LTE.
Wireless connectivity is rapidly integrating into existing products. This demands that today’s test engineers develop an understanding of critical RF and wireless tests, from performing error vector magnitude (EVM) and adjacent channel leakage ratio (ACLR) measurements to addressing complex MIMO applications. These hands-on technique webcasts and tutorials provide the essentials of performing and optimizing RF measurements.
With NI, you have the assurance of ongoing technology training, support, and service programs for individual engineers, global organizations, integrators, and OEMs. NI designed these services to meet your needs throughout the application life cycle, from planning and development through deployment and ongoing maintenance.