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5.8Ghz RF Explorer Spectrum Analyser Base Version

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This RF Explorer has been designed to be intuitive and easy to use - CLICK HERE for a Video Demonstration by the one and only Benedikt Haak


  • spectrum analyser for 5.8GHz
  • pocket-size and light-weight
  • solid aluminium case
  • LCD 128×64 pixels, great visibility outdoors
  • Peak Max and Hold, Normal, Overwrite and Averaging modes
  • firmware upgrades available, open to community requested features
  • internal battery for 16hr+ of continuous run, rechargeable by USB
  • interface to Windows and MacOS and Android devices for data acquisition and analysis
  • omni-directional antenna included


  • Frequency band: 4850-6100MHz
  • 50 Ohm SMA antenna connector
  • Amplitude resolution: 0.5dBm
  • Dynamic range  -105dBm to -15dBm
  • Absolute Max input power 25dBm
  • Average noise level (typical): -105dBm
  • Frequency stability and accuracy (typical) -0.5ppm
  • Amplitude stability and accuracy (typical): -3dBm
  • Frequency resolution: 1Khz
  • CE / FCC / RoHS compliant
  • Weight: 185g
  • Size: 113x70x25 mm

There is no need to read large user manuals to get advantage of its advanced functionality. Most of the complexity inherent to full sized Spectrum Analysers is simplified with automatic functionality resolved by the firmware.

For instance, you do not need to adjust Resolution Bandwidth (RBW) every time you select a different frequency span.

Upon start, RF Explorer goes to Spectrum Analyzer mode automatically as shown below;

The X axis represents frequency in MHZ and Y axis display actual received power in dBm or dBuV (selectable).  

The main screen automatically displays a small marker with a triangle shape. This will indicate the peak amplitude found in the current frequency span, being the first text line the frequency in MHZ and the second line the amplitude at that particular point. The main screen has a number of additional indicators:

Description of main features

  • Pocket size and light weight with solid aluminium metal case. 

  • The Spectrum Analyser calculator includes Peak Max, Max Hold, Normal, Overwrite and Averaging modes.

  • Lifetime free firmware upgrades available.

  • Open to new features requested by user community.

  • High capacity Lithium Ion battery up to 16hs of continuous run, rechargeable by USB.

  • Microsoft Windows software is free and Open Source.

  • Mac OS client is free and Open Source.

  • USB Communication protocol is open for custom solutions and extensions.

  • General purpose high frequency: 4850-6100MHz

  • Wide band UHF - ISM models: 50Khz - 960MHz and 2350 - 2550MHz

  • Narrow band ISM models: 2.4GHz, 433MHz, 868MHz or 915MHz band

  • Expandable: RF Explorer base model unit can be easily expanded to additional bands using the internal expansion port.

  • Some models include an Integrated RF Signal Generator.

Links to the important information and software below;

Click here for Manual PDF

Click here for PC Client Manual

Click here for Software Options 

Click here for the RF Explorer Online Community Forums

Package Includes:

1x RF Explorer Device

1x Yellow Rubber Protective Case

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