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R&S®ZVH handheld cable and antenna analyzer

The R&S®ZVH is a rugged, handy cable and antenna analyzer, designed for use in the field. Its low weight and simple operation make it indispensable for anyone who needs an efficient measuring instrument outdoors for the installation and maintenance of antenna systems.

Key facts
 
- 100 kHz up to 3.6 GHz / 8 GHz
- 100 dB (typ.) dynamic range for transmission measurements
- Fast and consistent measurements by using preconfiguration wizard
- Remote control via free software or app
- Rugged, splash-proof housing for use in the field
Frequency range R&S®ZVH4 R&S®ZVH8
100 kHz to 3.6 GHz 100 kHz to 8 GHz
Standard measurement functions  
Reflection measurement, distance-to-fault
measurement, one-port cable loss measurement
Output power (port 1, port 2)   0 dBm to –40 dBm (nominal), in 1 dB steps
Maximum permissible spurious signal level   +17 dBm (nominal)
Number of points  
101, 201, 401, 601, 631, 801, 1001, 1201

Distance-to-fault (DTF) measurement:

Display modes return loss (dB), VSWR
Resolution in meters (1.58 × velocity factor/span)
Horizontal display range 3 m to 1500 m

Reflection measurement:

Directivity 100 kHz to 3 GHz (nominal) > 43 dB (nominal) > 43 dB (nominal)
3 GHz to 3.6 GHz > 37 dB (nominal) > 37 dB (nominal)
3.6 GHz to 6 GHz - > 37 dB (nominal)
6 GHz to 8 GHz - > 31 dB (nominal)
Display modes     s11, return loss (dB), VSWR, one-port cable loss
vector network analysis
(R&S®ZVH-K42)
 
s11, s22, magnitude, phase, magnitude + phase, Smith chart, VSWR, reflection coefficient, mρ,
one-port cable loss, electrical length, group delay
vector voltmeter
(R&S®ZVH-K45)
  magnitude + phase, Smith chart

Transmission measurement (R&S®ZVH-K39 or R&S®ZVH-K42)

Dynamic range (S21, S12) 100 kHz to 300 kHz > 50 dB (nominal) > 50 dB (nominal)
- 300 kHz to 2.5 GHz > 80 dB, typ. 100 dB > 80 dB, typ. 100 dB
2.5 GHz to 3.6 GHz > 70 dB, typ. 90 dB > 70 dB, typ. 90 dB
3.6 GHz to 6 GHz - > 70 dB, typ. 90 dB
6 GHz to 8 GHz - > 50 dB (nominal)
Display modes
transmission measurement
(R&S®ZVH-K39)
s21, magnitude in dB (loss, gain) -
vector network analysis
(R&S®ZVH-K42)
s21, s12, magnitude (loss, gain), phase,
magnitude + phase, electrical length, group delay
vector voltmeter
(R&S®ZVH-K45)
magnitude + phase
DC voltage supply (DC bias, port 1 and port 2) - - -
Voltage range internal voltage supply +12 V to +32 V, in 1 V steps  
Maximum output power - - 4 W (battery), 10 W (AC supply)
Maximum current - - 500 mA
Maximum voltage external voltage supply - 50 V
Maximum current - - 600 mA

General data:

Display - 6.5" color LCD with VGA resolution
Battery operating time R&S®HA-Z204, 4.5 Ah up to 3 h
R&S®HA-Z206, 6.75 Ah up to 4.5 h
Dimensions (W × H × D) -
194 mm × 300 mm × 69 mm (144 mm) 1),
7.6 in × 11.8 in × 2.7 in (5.7 in) 1)
Weight - < 3 kg, 6.6 lb

 

 

Product Name Frequency Dynamic Range Output Power No of Built-in Ports Instruments Type
R&S®ZVH4
Order number 1309.6800.24
 
100 kHz to 3.6 GHz 100 dB (typ.) 0 dBm to –40 dBm (nom.) 2 Combination analyzer
R&S®ZVH8
Order number 1309.6800.28
100 kHz to 8 GHz 100 dB (typ.) 0 dBm to –40 dBm (nom.) 2 Combination analyzer