Keysight (Agilent) N1996A

CSA Spectrum Analyzer, 100 kHz – 3/6 GHz
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The N1996A is a low cost portable spectrum analyzer with a scalar network analysis personality for general frequency power measurements, stimulus response analysis and spectrum monitoring. The N1996A helps you to easily balance among your multiple test needs, regardless whether your use is on a production line, in a development lab, or at an outdoor site.

Frequency Coverage

  • Frequency range : 100 kHz to 3 or 6 GHz
  • Stimulus/response suite: 10 MHz to 3 GHz or 6 GHz
  • Preamplifier to 3 GHz or 6 GHz


  • -156 dBm/Hz displayed average noise level ( DANL)
  • +18 dBm third order intercept (TOI)
  • 0.5 dB overall amplitude accuracy

Compact Design

  • 7.5 kg
  • 2+ hours of battery life


  • Channel power measurements
  • Optional AM/FM modulation analysis
  • 10% adjustable RBW steps from 10 Hz to 200 kHz, 250 kHz, 300 kHz, 1 MHz, 3 MHz, and 5 MHz, VBW, 1 Hz to 8 MHz
  • For a full description, read the technical overview
List of Options
0BW Service Documentation, Assembly Level
1CM Rackmount Kit
1CP Rackmount and Handle Kit
271 Spectrogram Measurement
503 100 KHz - 3 GHz Frequency Range
506 100 KHz - 6 GHZ Frequency Range
700 For DEMO purposes only, includes external pwr supply, batteries, and cal kit
900 United Kingdom
AB2 China Quick Users Guide (Chinese localization)
ABA U.S. Quick Users Guide (English localization)
ABJ Japan Quick Users Guide (Japanese localization)
AFM Audio tune and listen for AM/FM
BAT Battery Pack (Includes 2 batteries)
BCG Extermal Battery Charger
CFG001 Agilent CSA Spectrum Analyzer
HTC Hard Transit Case
N8995A-1FP Stimulus Response Measurement Suite
N8995A-SR6 6GHZ,Stimulus-Response Measurement Suite (Includes TG06)
N8996A-1FP AM/FM Modulation Analyzer
P03 3 GHz Preamplifier
P06 6 GHz Preamplifier
R-50C-011-3 Agilent Calibration Upfront Support Plan 3 year coverage
RMKT Agilent Refurbished Product (Do Not Use - Certiprime Option)
S01 N8995A software - standard
SCC Soft carrying case
SRK Stimulus Response Calibration Kit
TG3 3 GHz Tracking Generator
TG6 6 GHz Tracking Generator
UE2 Firmware Kit. CD-ROM.
Specifications & Attributes (Spectrum Analyzers)
Form Factor
Rackmount ( /1CM /1CP )
Application Software
Stimulus/Response ( /SRK )
Average Noise Level
-156 dBm
100 KHz - 3 GHz
100 KHz to 3 GHz ( /503 )
100 KHz to 6 GHz ( /506 )

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