Keysight N9063A Analog Demodulation Measurement Application

Manufacturer: Keysight
Model Number: N9063A
The analog demodulation measurement application is part of the common library of more than 25 measurement applications in the Keysight X-Series, an evolutionary approach to signal analysis that spans instrumentation, measurements and software. The analog demodulation measurement application expands the X-Series signal analyzers' capabilities so that they function as easy-to-use analog modulation testers that provide fast one-button measurements for AM, FM, PM and FM Stereo/RDS signals. The measurement application also offers a variety of tools to make analog demodulation faster, easier, and more accurate, as well as helping 8901A/B modulation analyzer customers migrate smoothly to the X-Series. Make your analog demodulation analysis fast, easy, and accurate. Accelerate time to market by quickly characterizing analog modulation qualities. Simplify design troubleshooting with multiple domain analysis. Optimize modulation analysis with a selection of detectors and filters. Maximize design confidence with the highest measurement accuracies.


  • Display modulation metrics such as AM depth, FM deviation, PM deviation, total harmonic distortion (THD), and signal to noise distortion ratio (SINAD), FM Stereo (left to right ratio, mono to stereo ratio, 38 kHz pilot frequency and phase error)
  • Analyze analog modulated signals with a selection of detectors: Peak+, Peak-, (Pk-Pk)/2 and RMS View RF spectrum, demodulated waveform, AF (modulating signal) spectrum, and demodulation metrics table at the same time with quad view; View MPX, mono, stereo, left and right channel and RDS/RBDS decoding of FM stereo signal; view transmitter “attach/release” timing
  • Play the modulating signal over a speaker (sometimes referred to as “tune and listen”)
  • Measurements Modulation analysis for AM, FM, PM and FM Stereo signals with information bandwidth up to 160 MHz
  • One-button measurements
  • Supplies most complete set of post-demod filters
  • Runs inside PXA, MXA and EXA signal analyzers, CXA-m PXIe signal analyzer, and VXT PXIe vector transceivers
  • Performance (hardware dependent) AM depth accuracy: ± (0.1% x reading + 0.05%); AM rate accuracy: ± [(2.5 ppm x reading) x (100% / depth)] FM deviation accuracy: 0.35% x reading + 0.2% x rate; FM rate accuracy: (0.01% x reading) PM deviation accuracy: ± (0.1% x reading + 2 mrad); PM rate accuracy: ±(0.008 Hz / deviation + 0.003 Hz)
  • FM Stereo SINAD up to 71 dB and left to right ratio up to 76 dB with CCITT filter
  • License key upgradeable
  • Fixed and transportable license available
  • SCPI remote user interface
  • Supports analog output.
  • Transportable Perpetual License

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