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N5171B EXG X-Series Analog Signal Generator Upgrades

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Most of the N5171B EXG X-Series analog signal generator options are available for post-sale retrofit.

Hardware upgrade kits contain installation instructions and the desired assembly. Adjustments or performance verifications may be required to ensure the instrument meets the published specifications.

  • Some performance verification tests can be performed using the N7800A Calibration & Adjustment Software. All adjustments must be performed using the N7800A Calibration & Adjustment Software.
  • More involved upgrades require the instrument be shipped to an Agilent Service Center to have the upgrade installed. Make sure to obtain a quote for the installation before sending the instrument and upgrade kit to an Agilent Service Center to get installed. A full calibration is the only way to guarantee specifications are being met.

The table below provides an Installation Note for each upgrade. The installation note includes a list of the performance verification tests and adjustments required as well as the test equipment and test software necessary to complete the upgrade. In most cases the instrument will need to be sent to and Agilent Service Center.

Hardware upgrades may require that a minimum firmware is already installed. Up-to-date firmware can be downloaded for free from the Firmware Upgrade Center.

Some hardware upgrades may also require the redemption and installation of a license key before they will be activated. Once a redemption certificate is received, the license key(s) can be redeemed at the Software License Redemption Website.

Option Description Order As eDelivery Installation Note Upgrade Contents Minimum Firmware Adjustments Required Additional Requirements Incompatible With Installed By -Installation Time
006

Instrument security and removable memory card

N5171BU-006
Pricing
No Installation note Hardware, License key ≥ B.01.01 None None None Customer - 0.5 Hrs
099

Expanded license key upgradability

N5171BU-099
Pricing

No

License key installation Hardware, License key ≥ B.01.01 None None None Customer - 1.5 Hrs
1EA High output power N5171BU-1EA
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  099 None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 
1EM Move all connectors to rear panel Only available at time of instrument purchase Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable  Not applicable  Not applicable  Not applicable 
1ER Flexible reference input (1-50 MHz) N5171BU-1ER
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  None  None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 
303 Multifunction generator N5171BU-303
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  None  None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 
320 Pulse train generator N5171BU-320
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  UNW  None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 

501
503
506

Frequency range Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
UNM Standard front panel outputs Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
UNT AM, FM, phase modulation N5171BU-UNT
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  None  None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs
UNW Narrow pulse modulation N5171BU-UNW
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  None  None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 
UNZ Fast switching N5171BU-UNZ
Pricing
Yes License key installation Software, License key ≥ B.01.01 None  099 None  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 

 

N5171B Accessories
Option Description Order As eDelivery Installation Note Upgrade Contents Minimum Firmware Adjustments Required Additional Requirements Incompatible With Installed By -Installation Time
0BW Service documentation, assembly and component N5171B-0BW No None  Service guide None  None  None  None  Not applicable
1CM Rack mount flange kit 1CM010A No None Hardware None None None 1CN006A, 1CP004A, 1CR012A Customer - 0.5 Hrs
1CN Front handle kit 1CN006A No None Hardware None None None 1CM010A, 1CP004A Customer - 0.5 Hrs
1CP

Rack mount flange kit with front handles

1CP004A No None Hardware None None None 1CM010A, 1CN006A, 1CR012A Customer - 0.5 Hrs
1CR Rack slide kit 1CR012A No None Hardware None  None  None  1CM010A, 1CP004A  Customer - 0.5 Hrs 
AB2 China - Chinese localization N5171B-AB2 No None  User's guide None  None  None  None  Not applicable
ABA Printed copy of the English documentation set N5171B-ABA No None User's guide None  None  None  None  Not applicable
CD1 CD-ROM containing the English documentation set N5171B-CD1 No None Documentation set None  None  None  None  Not applicable

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