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The R&S®SMCV100B vector signal generator is the first multistandard platform for automotive, broadcast, navigation and wireless applications. This makes the R&S®SMCV100B unique for use in many applications, from the lab to production and wherever different technologies meet.

  • Multi-standard platform for broadcast, navigation, cellular and wireless applications
  • Full software option defined vector signal generator with 5" touchscreen
  • Modern RF signal generation concept from 4 kHz up to 7.125 GHz
  • High output power up to +25 dBm
  • Modulation bandwidth up to 240 MHz

Frequency error

at time of calibration in production

< 1 × 10–7


after 30 days of uninterrupted operation

≤ 1 × 10–6/year

Temperature effect

in temperature range from +5 °C to +45 °C

± 1.0 × 10–6



internal, external

External reference frequency modes


10 MHz

Reference frequency input

Connector type

REF IN on rear panel

BNC female

Input frequency


10 MHz

Minimum frequency locking range


± 25 × 10–6 (meas.)

Input level range


0 dBm to +16 dBm (meas.)

Input impedance


50 ? (nom.)

Reference frequency output

Connector type

REF OUT on rear panel

BNC female

Output frequency

square wave

source mode: internal

10 MHz

source mode: external

10 MHz

Output level


+7 dBm to +13 dBm, +10 dBm (meas.)

Source impedance


50 ? (nom.)



with R&S®SMCVB-B103 option (mandatory)

4 kHz to 3 GHz

with R&S®SMCVB-B103 and R&S®SMCVB-KB106 options

4 kHz to 6 GHz

with R&S®SMCVB-B103, R&S®SMCVB-KB106 and

R&S®SMCVB-KB107 options

4 kHz to 7.125 GHz

Resolution of setting


0.001 Hz

Resolution of synthesis

f = 1 GHz

2.665 μHz (nom.)

Settling time

to within < 1 × 10–7 for f > 200 MHz or < 20 Hz for f ≤ 200 MHz

with GUI update stopped, I/Q optimization mode: fast, measured from command at instrument to frequency settled within specified range, with Ethernet (fast socket) remote control,

level setting characteristic: auto

< 5 ms

Range and resolution of phase offset setting


–999.99° to +999.99°, 0.01° resolution