FAQs

I cannot find com port when connecting to R5500 via USB console
If your PC does not recognize or does not show any com port number when USB console is connected, please download latest firmware for your PC. https://w...
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:22 PM
Can the receiver handle 0 dBm input power level when receiver is not powered on?
ThinkRF suggests the user follow the procedure in the Startup Guide and Manual. We strongly urge the users to power up the receiver before inject any si...
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:21 PM
Can I do my own calibration on the ThinkRF R5500 Spectrum Analyzer?
The ThinkRF R5500 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer allows the end-users to load a customized calibration file to the unit in order to optimize the unit, to reduc...
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:43 PM
What is the required calibration interval?
The industry standard for calibration interval is 12 months for instruments. Therefore, ThinkRF recommends having the units calibrated every 12 months. ...
Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 2:31 PM
I am considering upgrading to a ThinkRF R5500 product. Do you have any information comparing the ThinkRF R5500 and WSA5000 products?
R5500 Improvements relative to the WSA5000. Improvements WSA5000 was R5500 is Benefits Improved sweep rates 6.5GHz/s (@10 kHz RBW and 40 MHz IBW) 28...
Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 2:53 PM
What is the sweep rate of R5500 Spectrum Analyzer?
ThinkRF R5500 Spectrum Analyzer is capable of sweeping up to 28GHz/s @10kHz RBW(resolution bandwidth) on 40MHz IBW(instantaneous bandwidth) for the captured...
Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 12:58 PM
What is the frequency accuracy on ThinkRF R5500 Spectrum Analyzer?
The ThinkRF R5500 Spectrum Analyzer is accurate to +/-1.0 ppm. An additional, +/- 1 ppm per year needs to be considered for aging effects. 
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:22 PM
Do I have to warm up ThinkRF Spectrum Analyzer for 30 mins before each use?
ThinkRF recommends a 30 mins warm up time on initial startup before use. Subsequent use does not necessarily need additional warm up time provided the room ...
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:22 PM
Does ThinkRF offer rackmount kit for the Spectrum Analyzer?
ThinkRF offers a rackmount kit for R5500 spectrum analyzers. Please contact sales@thinkrf.com for more information.
Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 2:15 PM
Is there a way to have both the display information and the analog I/Q outputs present simultaneously on WBIQ option unit?
The WBIQ has a wide IF bandwidth that cannot be processed by the on-board Analog-to-digital converter. The WBIQ product is intended for use with external di...
Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 4:00 PM