Saelig Introduces Economical 34.4 MHz-4.4 GHz
RF Signal Generator + RF Power Detector

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Innovative low-cost RF signal generator is programmable, and software-tunable

July 29, 2015

Fairport, NY. Saelig Company Inc. announces the SynthNV - a programmable 34.4 MHz to 4.4 GHz software-tunable RF signal and sweep generator with a built-in RF power detector. It is controlled and powered from any device running Windows, Linux or Android OS via a USB port. The included onboard RF power detector can be used as a generic RF power meter or combined with the SynthNV's sweep function to create a basic RF network analyzer. When the RF signal generator frequency is set, RF power can be measured in less than 400 uS. The SynthNV design also includes nonvolatile memory so it can be programmed to wake up with any frequency, power, sweep, and modulation setting.

Saelig Introduces Economical 34.4 MHz-4.4 GHz RF Signal Generator + RF Power Detector - RF Cafe

Controlled by easy-to-use open-source LabVIEW GUI software, the SynthNV can be powered from a USB port or from an external 6 - 9 V source. The SynthNV can run all its features with or without a connected PC, and its impressive specifications include: 2.5 ppm generator frequency accuracy, 150 us generator lock time, 1 kHz or smaller generator step size, phase noise of 93 dBc/Hz@ 1kHz offset and 117 dBc/Hz @ 100kHz offset with a 1 GHz carrier (typical). Modulation capabilities include AM with sinusoid, ramp, sawtooth or programmable arbitrary waveforms, as well as Pulse Modulation with 1us minimum pulse width and resolution. Output power is +19 dBm which can be adjusted in 0.5 dB amplitude steps. The broadband RF power detector measurement time is only 200 us, and it measures from -60 dBm to +10 dBm with 0.1 dB resolution.

This highly mobile, very affordable, low power RF module is an ideal solution for a wide variety of RF signal generation needs. Applications include: Wireless communications systems, RF and microwave radios, Software Defined Radio (SDR), radar, Automated Test Equipment (ATE), EMC -radiated immunity pre-compliance testing, Scalar Network Analysis (SNA), Electronic Warfare (EW)and Law Enforcement, local oscillator replacement, quantum device research, plasma physics, education, etc.

Designed and manufactured in USA by Windfreak Technologies, a designer of low cost, innovative RF products that are in use worldwide in a variety of technical applications, the SynthNV is available now from Saelig Company, Inc. Fairport, NY. For detailed specifications, free technical assistance, or additional information, please contact Saelig at 1-888-7SAELIG, via email:, or visit

About Saelig Company, Inc.

Founded in 1988 in Rochester, New York, Saelig is a North American distributor with a growing reputation for finding and sourcing unique, easy-to-use control and instrumentation products and related active components, for use in a variety of industries. Products lines are continuously added from sources across the globe, and are offered at highly competitive prices, accompanied by full in-house technical support, exceptional customer service, and fast delivery. For full details of available product lines, please visit

Contact Info

Alan Lowne
Saelig Company, Inc.
71 Perinton Parkway
Fairport, NY  14450
USA Toll-Free: (888) 7-SAELIG
                      (888) 772-3544
Tel: (585) 385-1750




Posted July 21, 2015