Specialized devices for a specialized industry.

All Signal Hound devices are not created equal, and we did this for a reason.

When we started Signal Hound, we didn’t want to create yet another spectrum analyzer that does more than you need for too much money. Instead, we decided that we would provide powerful tools that do exactly what you want, at a price you won’t believe.

Check out the chart below for a device vs. device feature comparison. We tried to be as thorough as possible, but in case we missed something, don’t hesitate to contact us for more information, or post a question on our forums.

Signal Hound Spectrum Analyzer Devices
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Feature BB60C USB-SA44B USB-SA124B SM200B
Frequency Range 9 kHz to 6.0 GHz 1 Hz to 4.4 GHz 100 kHz to 12.4 GHz 100 kHz to 20.0 GHz
Streaming calibrated I/Q Data 250 kHz to 27 MHz of selectable IF bandwidth, amplitude corrected 250 kHz IF bandwidth, amplitude corrected 250 kHz IF bandwidth, amplitude corrected 5 kHz to 40 MHz of selectable I/Q bandwidth
Amplitude +10 dBm to Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) +10dBm to Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) +10 dBm to Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) +10 dBm to Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL)
Amplitude Accuracy
  • ±2.0 dB (Flat-top Windowing)
  • ±1.5dB (0dBm to DANL)
  • ±2.0dB (+10dBm to >0dBm)
  • ±1.5 dB (100 kHz to 6 GHz, 0dBm to DANL)
  • ±2.5 dB (6 GHz to 12.4 GHz, 0dBm to DANL)
  • ±2.0 dB (100 kHz to 6 GHz, Flat-top Windowing)
  • ±3.0 dB (6 GHz to 20 GHz, Flat-top Windowing)
Image / Spurious Performance < –50 dBc, via hardware filtering Unspecified, via software filtering Unspecified, via software filtering
  • 100 kHz to 6 GHz: -58 dBc
  • 6 GHz to 10 GHz: -55 dBc
  • 10 GHz to 20 GHz: -44 dBc
Sweep Speed 24 GHz/sec 140 MHz/sec 140 MHz/sec 1 THz/sec @30 Khz RBW
Device Weight 1.10 lbs. (0.50 kg) .64 lb. (0.29 kg) .78 lb. (0.35 kg) 7.77 lbs. (3.52 kg)
Device Size 8.63" x 3.19" x 1.19"
(219mm x 81mm x 30mm)
7.7" x 3.19" x 1.19"
(196mm x 81mm x 30mm)
7.7" x 3.19" x 1.19"
(196mm x 81mm x 30mm)
10.2” x 7.2” x 2.15”
(259mm x 183mm x 55mm)
Tracking Generator Compatible? Yes, with all Signal Hound TG-model devices Yes, with all Signal Hound TG-model devices Yes, with all Signal Hound TG-model devices No
System Requirements
  • Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 10
  • Intel® i7, 3rd generation or later with a quad core processor
  • Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 10
  • Minimum of an Intel® Atom™ N2600 or Intel® Core™ i3 processor
  • Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 10
  • Minimum of an Intel® Atom™ N2600 or Intel® Core™ i3 processor
  • Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 10
  • Intel® i7, 3rd generation or later with a quad core processor
  • (1) USB 3.0 port
Price BB60C

$3040 USD

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USB-SA44B

$1020 USD

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USB-SA124B

$2210 USD

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SM200B

$12990 USD

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