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Power Meter & Power Sensor

Keysight power meters operate with sensors of various types (CW, average and peak and average), covering numerous frequency and power ranges to accurately measure the power of RF and microwave signals. Applications include testing the output power of communication base-station transmitters, cellular telephones, radar system equipment, and much more.

Learn more on how to select the right power meter and power sensors: “The Power Meter and Sensors Selection Guide”

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P-Series Power Meters Programming Guide
This reference guide is for programmers' to control the power meter remotely with software coding.

Programming and Syntax Guide 2014-07-01

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N1911A/N1912A P-Series Power Meter Service Guide
This reference guide details the specifications, performance test, theory of operation, troubleshooting guide and repair guide.

Service Manual 2014-04-18

PDF PDF 9.81 MB
Average Power Sensor Measurement Uncertainty Calculator - Application Note
Measurement Uncertainty Calculator for the Average Power Sensors (N8481A, N8482A, N8485A, N8481A-CFT, N8482A-CFT, N8485A-CFT, 8481D, 8485D, 8487D, R8486D, Q8486D, E4412A, E4413A, E9300A, E9301A, E9304A, E9300B, E9301B, E9300H, E9301H)

Application Note 2014-03-25

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N8262A P-Series Modular Power Meter and Power Sensors - Data Sheet
This data sheet covers warranted and typical specifications for N8262A P Series modular power meter and sensors.

Data Sheet 2014-03-03

N1911A/N1912A P-Series Power Meters and N1921A/N1922A Power Sensors - Data Sheet
This data sheet contains technical specifications and information for the N1911A/N1912A P-Series Power Meters and N1921A/N1922A Power Sensors.

Data Sheet 2014-02-24

Power Meters and Sensors - Selection Guide
The guide introduces each model or Series in brief, followed by applications that benefit from these instruments. It also includes comprehensive selection charts and a compatibility table to help you pick out the right power meter and sensor.

Selection Guide 2014-01-15

Power Meters and Power Sensors - Brochure
This is a comprehensive brochure that covers Keysight’s wide range of power meters and sensors for RF and microwave applications.

Brochure 2014-01-15

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P-Series Power Meters User's Guide
This reference guide leads you through the general functions, maintenance, specification and characteristic of the power meters.

User Manual 2013-12-10

External Triggering 2-Way Communication Frequency & Power Sweep Measurement - Application Brief
This demonstrates the capability of an N1911A/12A P-Series power meter to perform external triggering 1-way and 2-way communication frequency and power sweep measurements.

Application Note 2013-07-03

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Tips for Querying CW and Average Power Without Compromising Measurement Accuracy - Application Brief
This application brief demonstrates the capabilities Keysight power meters and power sensors have for measuring CW and average power signals.

Application Note 2013-07-02

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Things to Know to Achieve Optimum Power Measurement Speed and Accuracy - Application Brief
When you need to maximize power measurement speeds, knowing three key items can make a significant difference. These items include understanding your test signal, equipment, and which measurement tech

Application Note 2013-07-01

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Power Meter/Sensor (PMPS) Product SCPI Application Tool - Application Note
PMPS Product SCPI Application Tool is a powerful software consists of customer application use case, product features and detail programming SCPI commands. All this information was compiled as specific document for customer reference and product application educational tool. The application document will provide a basic measurement explanation, product’s test methodology and related SCPI commands (in sequence). This will greatly save the engineers’ time and resource in the development stage.

Application Note 2013-06-24

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N8262A P-Series Modular Power Meter Service Guide
N8262A P-Series Modular Power Meter Service Guide

Service Manual 2013-03-04

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Peak Power Solutions - Selection Guide
This selection guide details the power meters and power sensors for peak power measurement.

Selection Guide 2012-08-22

Best Practices For Making The Most Accurate Radar Pulse Measurements - Application Note
Learn how to make the most accurate radar pulse measurements. This article also covers real-world scenarios that demonstrate how to carry out these tips with Keysight power meters and sensors.

Application Note 2012-06-14

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Using RF Power Meters and Power Sensors for CW and Pulsed Signal Level Measurements - Demo
Achieve Accurate Continuous Wave (CW) and Pulse Signal Level Measurements by understanding how to select the right Keysight RF Power Meter and Power Sensor through this tutorial

Demo 2012-02-10

RF Power Meter and Power Sensor Measurement Accuracy - Demo
Accelerate your understanding on using RF Power Meter and Power Sensor measurement accuracy through this tutorial

Demo 2012-02-10

Using RF Power Meters and Power Sensors for Radar Signal Level Measurements - Demo
Anticipate the right selection of RF Power Meter and Power Sensor for Radar Signal Measurement through this tutorial

Demo 2012-02-10

Using RF Power Meters and Power Sensors for Modulated Signal Level Measurements - Demo
Accelerate your understanding on how Modulated Signal Levels can be measured using RF Power Meter and Power Sensor through this tutorial

Demo 2012-02-10

Introduction to RF Power Meter and Power Sensor Basics - Demo
Accelerate your basic understanding on basics of RF Power Meter and Power Sensor fundamentals and how to choose the right power meter through this tutorial

Demo 2012-02-10

7 Practices to Prevent Damaging Power Meter Power Sensors - Application Note
Mishandling of power meter power sensor will caused the malfunction of these instrument. Practices to protect power meter power sensor from faulty is to prolong the life span of these instruments.

Application Note 2011-09-30

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Practices to Optimize Power Meter/Sensor Speed for Shorter Test Time - Application Note
This application note describes some useful tips on how to effectively minimize test times while obtaining power measurements.

Application Note 2011-07-14

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P-Series Power Meter/Sensor LTE Measurement
This article covers the technical overview and features, benefits and specifications of the P-Series power meters and sensors for LTE-TDD measurement applications.

Technical Overview 2010-11-19

N8262A P-Series modular power meter interactive showcase
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Demo 2010-08-31

Seven Practices to Prevent Damaging Power Meters and Power Sensors - Technical Overview
Knowing the proper usage and precautions for power sensors and meters would spare you inconvenience and downtime required for repair. This paper outlines seven practices for keeping your power sensors in good shape.

Technical Overview 2010-02-04

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