MRO Magazine

Rohde & Schwarz Spectrum Rider FPH Available from Continental Resources

December 21, 2015
By Business Wire News


Continental Resources’ (ConRes) Test and Measurement Division has Rohde & Schwarz’s newest handheld spectrum analyzer available for rent or lease. The R&S Spectrum Rider FPH features lower weight (2.5 kg), longer battery life – up to twice current competitive products – backlit keys and a touchscreen. With a frequency range from 5 kHz to 2 GHz, extendable to 4 GHz via key code, the device’s solid RF performance and high accuracy for measurements combine with its impressive ease of use in mobile applications.

“According to ConRes Test & Measurement Division Vice President Jim Keady, “The R&S Spectrum Rider is a strong addition to the portable instrument market niche and a good option for our customers working in the field on RF transmitter installation and maintenance or similar applications. It gives them eight hours of battery life; large, easy to manipulate back-lit controls; and ruggedized interfaces and ports for their mobile test and measurement applications.”

Offering class-leading RF performance, the R&S Spectrum Rider features high sensitivity of 60 dBm and measurement accuracy of typically 0.5 dB between 10 MHz and 3 GHz. The base model covers the frequency range from 5 kHz to 2 GHz, which can be expanded to 3 GHz or 4 GHz via software upgrades to support measurement of higher frequencies including radio signals above 2 GHz or TD LTE band signals above 3 GHz.

Pricing & Availability
ConRes has the R&S Spectrum Rider FPH portable spectrum analyzer for rent and lease. Pricing depends on factors including length of contract, number of units and support requirements. Depending on how you use the equipment, some plans may be more advantageous to you than others. ConRes offers you both choice and flexibility. Talk to one of our experts today at 800-937-4688, or email for a review of the financing and support alternatives available to you.

About ConRes
Continental Resources (ConRes) is a founder in the test equipment rental business. Our test and measurement division rents, sells and leases test equipment – from oscilloscopes and analyzers, to wireless communications testers, RF/microwave test equipment, field test and general purpose instruments. It is an authorized partner of industry leaders including Fluke, Instek, Keithley, Keysight Technologies, Rohde & Schwarz, and Tektronix.

When looking for test equipment, IT solutions, professional services, or specialized, custom-built computer-controlled devices, our customers and clients rely on the experts at ConRes for solutions that maximize solution integrity and reduce total cost of ownership. Combining over 50 years of high tech know-how and financial stability, ConRes is an accomplished ally for companies seeking to strengthen their return on technology investments.

Ann Dempsey, 781-533-0269
Marketing Director