RF Explorer Upconverter

Introducing this multi-functional device you can use for:

  • Extend your current RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer to measure frequencies as low as 100KHz
  • Use the included selectable low noise preamplifier on any frequency from 100Khz to 4GHz range
  • Use the included selectable 30dB attenuator on any frequency from 100Khz to 4GHz range

This device can largely improve the measurement capabilities of any Spectrum Analyzer, as well as extend the reception and versatility of your low cost SDR.

More info and datasheet:

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Available at Seeed Studio and other distributors for only $99


RF Explorer WSUB1G PLUS : 50KHz – 960MHz

The new Handheld Spectrum Analyzer covers frequencies starting at 50 KHz, a long term request by HAM operators, EMC technicians and RFID diagnosis.

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The new PLUS model not only comes with extended range when compared to the standard WSUB1G model, it also add these many additional extras:

  • Internal selectable LNA preamplifier: this provide extra sensitivity when required
  • Internal selectable 30dB Attenuator: enables direct measurement of stronger input signals
  • New SET button to enable quick recovery of configuration presets with a two button clicks
  • New HELP button with context sensitive help on any screen
  • Included NA-773 telescopic and UHF Rubber Duck antennas
  • High quality ferrite-bead USB cable
  • Protective silicone shield already assembled
  • Included extra wide EVA case with plenty of room for all accessories you may need to carry on together with the analyzer

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The model is available for purchase on selected distributors:

Over the next few weeks should be available in all distribution channels. Get the full list here.

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Important note: For existing customers using RF Explorer models WSUB1G, 3G Combo, 6G Combo and ISM Combo, there will be a way to cover 50Khz frequency range using RF Explorer Upconverter - an external device we are releasing in just a few weeks. Stay tuned.

Push-ON SMA adapter available

We are happy to announce the availability of new Push-ON adapter, this is an affordable version of very expensive but convenient accessory that makes easier to plug/unplug devices or cables under test to a SMA port.

This quality adapter is good for up to 6GHz work.

It is the same adapter we include in the Near Field Antenna Kit, and by popular demand we make it available to everyone as separated adapter you can now use for your own purposes. We get them in quantities which allow us to offer it for $8.5 - as a comparison equivalent adapters at Mouser or Digikey are in the range of >$40.

Product and details available at SeeedStudio: link

Introducing WifiMetrix from NutsAboutNets


Introducing WifiMETRIX -- a new diagnostic tool used to analyze and test Wi-Fi networks. 

It is a handheld device that operates in stand-alone mode -- it does not associate or connect with an AP.  WifiMETRIX implements two important features -- AirHORN and WifiPROBE. The built-in Wi-Fi chip can perform both signal generation / packet injection (AirHORN) and throughput diagnostics (WifiPROBE) on each channel. WifiMETRIX costs only $295 USD.

Features Include:

  • Dual-band 802.11 Wi-Fi chip
  • AirHORN channel / signal generator functionality (packet injection)
  • WifiPROBE channel analyzer functionality
  • Solid aluminum case plus silicon rubber boot protector
  • Standard 50 ohm SMA antenna connector
  • 128x64 built-in LCD screen
  • Includes dual-band antenna for 2.4x and 5.x GHz ISM bands
  • Includes micro-USB cable for recharging
  • Includes 50 ohm SMA terminator to protect antenna connection
  • SMA terminator (dummy load) also used for calibrating the device 

For more details and online purchase, please visit WifiMETRIX product page.

Visit us at Hamvention 2017

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We are happy to announce RF Explorer will be available for demo in Hamvention 2017.

Hamvention is one of the largest and premiere Amateur Radio shows and flea market. The show this year will be held May 19 to 21 in Xenia, Ohio; where thousands of hams from across North America (and the world) converge to one location to see hundreds of commercial and flea market vendors. This is the first year on new location in Xenia after moving out from Dayton HARA Arena.

SeeedStudio team will be available to show the product family, including pre-production prototypes of upcoming models and tools, and of course you can ask questions, take demos and see the product first hand in booth #6711-6712.

We can also help you understand how a Spectrum Analyzer and Tracking Generator can make your life easier tuning antennas, checking filters, detecting jam and noise sources, to name a few.

We hope to see you there!