RF Power Meters

RadiPower® Series

The RadiPower® Series consists of different USB Power meters. These power meters are capable of measuring at different speeds and frequency. The RadiPower® Power Meters are easily connected to your setup through the USB connection on the back. Designed to perform, Pulsed, AM, FM, tracing modes and peak power measurements the RadiPower® Power Meter can be used in different test environments.

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RadiPower® USB-RF power meter RadiPower® measuring modes

Each RadiPower® in their respected series has certain measuring capablities and modes. In the table below we show what measuring mode each RadiPower® type has.

Mode2000C series2000P series3000w series
CW Mode
Peak Mode
Envelop Tracing Mode
Burst Mode

The RadiPower® is an EMC/RF power head designed for CW power measurements during EMC testing. A range of power heads are available for measuring RF power from 4 kHz to 18 GHz. The RadiPower is a fast and accurate RF power head with a USB interface for easy connection. The RPR2006C covers a frequency band from 4 kHz to 6 GHz and can perform measurements with an accuracy of 0.15 dB. The RPR2018C covers a frequency band from 80 MHz to 18 GHz and can perform measurements with an accuracy of 0.2 dB. This series of heads enables effective immunity measurements in accordance with EMC standards.

Plug in card

The RadiPower® RF power head can be connected to a USB1004A plug-in card using USB connectors. This plug-in card supports up to four RadiPower® heads, allowing forward and reflected power measurements from two amplifiers with just one instrument. The plug-in card fits into the RadiCentre® EMC measurement system, which is available in a version with 1 slot (CTR1001S), 2 slot (CTR1004B) or 7 slot (CTR1009B).

Stand alone

The RadiPower control head can also be used in a stand-alone configuration. In that case, the power head is connected directly to a PC by means of a USB cable, the measured power levels are displayed on the PC using the RadiMation® Free monitoring program (download free of charge).

High dynamic range

The RadiPower® RPR 2006 offers a dynamic range of > 65 dB and the RadiPower® RPR 2018 offers a dynamic range of > 55 dB, making them ideally suited for all typical immunity applications and standards.

Wide band

Two models cover a frequency band from 4 kHz to 18 GHz, the RadiPower® is a perfect product for all EMC measurements, including military, automotive and  EMC immunity tests for CE marking. The RadiPower 6 (model RPR2006C) has a standard frequency range from 9 kHz to 6 GHz and covers most conducted and radiated sensitivity tests. The 4 kHz low frequency extension (option # 010) allows the RPR2006C to be used from 4 kHz, as required in MIL-STD-461 CS-114, BCI common mode test on power cables. The RadiPower 18 (model RPR2018C) covers power measurements from 80 MHz to 18 GHz.

High precision

The RadiPower® measures with an accuracy of 0.15 dB (RPR2006C) or 0.2 dB (RPR2018C) over the full band and therefore offers the perfect solution for testing according to EN61000-4-3 / -6 or ISO / IEC 11452-2 / -3 / -4 / -5 / -7.

Immunity applications

Immunity applications require the field or power to be measured accurately. Actual fields can be measured with the RadiSense® LASER powered E-field sensor. Likewise, the RadiPower® is able to measure power levels. Often, both forward and reflected power must be measured. Since the RadiPower® USB1004A plug-in card can control up to four heads, the RadiPower® solution is ideal for EMC power measurements.

Fast

The RadiPower® RF power meter is extremely fast, especially at low or varying power levels. This is often the case when immunity tests are performed at low immunity levels. The fast measurement capability can result in an overall measurement speed improvement of more than 50%.

Measurement uncertainty

The RadiPower® RF power meter is extremely fast, especially at low or varying power levels. This is often the case when immunity tests are performed at low immunity levels. The fast measurement capability can result in an overall measurement speed improvement of more than 50%.