Keysight (Agilent) 53181A

RF Frequency Counter, 10 digits/s
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Transitioning from 53131A, 53132A, 53181A frequency counters to their replacements, the 53200 Series RF and universal frequency counter/timers

The 53181A, 53131A and 53132A have long been the industry standard for frequency and time measurements. The new 53200 Series, the latest generation of frequency counters/timers, offers higher performance, more accuracy and advanced capabilities.

53200 Family of RF and Universal Frequency Counter/Timers

The Agilent 53181A provides fast, precise results with the core measurements needed for RF tests.

  • RF Frequency Counter, 10 digits/s
  • One 225 MHz input channel, plus optional second channel up to 12.4 GHz
  • 10 digits/second resolution
  • GPIB Standard
List of Options
000 Standard Timebase
001 Medium Stability Oven Timebase
002 DC Power Input
010 High Stability Oven Timebase
012 Ultra high stability oven timebase
015 Add 1.5 GHz Channel 2 to standard 225 MHz Channel 1
030 Add 3.0 GHz Channel 2 to standard 225 MHz Channel 1
050 Add 5.0 GHz Channel 2 (N connector) to standard 225 MHz Channel 1
060 Chan.1 rear input in parallel with front input
061 Chan.1 rear input in parallel with front input, Chan. 2 input rear only
062 Chan.1 rear input in parallel with front input, Chan. 2 input front only
0B0 Do not include manuals
10833A GPIB Cable, 1 meter
124 Add 12.4 GHz Channel 2 (N connector) to standard 225 MHz Channel 1
1BP Military Standard 45662A Calibration with Test Data
1CM Rackmount Kit
225 Standard 225 MHz Channel 1, with no Channel 2
34131A Transit Case
34190A Rackmount Kit
34191A 2U Dual Flange Kit
34194A Dual Lock Link Kit
82350B PCI High-Performance GPIB Interface Card
82357B USB/GPIB Interface High-Speed USB 2.0
A6J Certificate of calibration - ANSI/NCSL Z540, printed
AB0 Taiwan Quick Users Guide (Chinese localization)
AB1 Korea Quick Users Guide (Korean localization)
AB2 China Quick Users Guide (Chinese localization)
ABA U.S. Quick Users Guide (English localization)
ABD Germany Quick Users Guide (German localization)
ABE Spain Quick Users Guide (Spanish localization)
ABF France Quick Users Guide (French localization)
ABJ Japan Quick Users Guide (Japanese localization)
ABZ Italy Quick Users Guide (Italian localization)
E5810A LAN/GPIB Gateway
PLG Continental European power cord - Only For EU DISTR W MULT PWR Cord Standards
PS-S10 Remote scheduled productivity assistance. Select 1 to 999 hours.
PS-S20 Startup assistance
R-50C-011-3 Agilent Calibration - 3 years
R-50C-011-5 Agilent Calibration - 5 years
R-50C-016-3 ISO 17025 Compliant Calibration - 3 years
R-50C-016-5 ISO 17025 Compliant Calibration - 5 years
R-50C-021-3 ANSI Z540-1-1994 Calibration - 3 years
R-50C-021-5 ANSI Z540-1-1994 Calibration - 5 years
R-51B-001-C Return to Agilent Warranty - 1 year
UK6 Commercial calibration with test results data
Specifications & Attributes (Counters/Timers)
Form Factor
Rackmount ( /1CM )
Frequency Range
225 MHz
1.5 GHz ( /015 )
3 GHz ( /030 )
5 GHz ( /050 )
12.4 GHz ( /124 )

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