Specification applies to all analyzers in the range unless a model number is specified.
Measurement parametersAny of the following parameters can be measured and displayed:
- Capacitance (C)
- Inductance (L)
- Resistance (R)
- Reactance (X)
- Conductance (G)
- Susceptance (B)
- Dissipation Factor (D)
- Quality Factor (Q)
- Impedance (Z)
- Admittance (Y)
- Phase Angle (Ø)
Display formatSeries or parallel equivalent circuit.
Frequency range6520A 1 kHz to 15 MHz
6530A 1 kHz to 50 MHz
6540A 1 kHz to 120 MHz
Accuracy of set frequency ±0.005%
AC Drive level10 mV to 1V rms*
200 µA to 20 mA rms*
*Varies with frequency
Signal source impedance: 50 Ω nominal
Automatic Level Control (ALC) maintains constant voltage or current at the device under test (DUT)
DC bias current (optional)100 mA of DC bias current
40 V of DC bias voltage
Mode of operation
Graphical sweep modeAllows graphical sweep of any two measurement parameters
Swept parameters: - frequency, drive level or DC bias
Meter modeAllows the instrument to be used as a standard LCR meter.
Setup dataUp to 20 instrument setups may be stored locally for each mode.
Measurement connectionsFour front panel BNC connectors permit two, three or four terminal connections with the screens at ground potential.
Measurement accuracyDissipation factor
±0.05 %( Q+1/Q)*
Capacitance / Inductance / Impedance
*Varies with frequency, drive level and measured impedance
Power supplyInput voltage 90 V AC to 264 V AC (Autoranging)
Mains frequency47 to 63 Hz
Display8.4″ VGA (640 x 480) colour TFT with touch panel
Local printerHP-PCL compatible graphics printing
Centronics / parallel printer port, Epson compatible text / ticket printing
Network printerHP-PCL compatible graphics printing
Remote triggerRear panel BNC with internal pull-up, operates on logic low or contact closure
USB interfaceTwo Universal Serial Bus Interfaces
USB 1.0 compliant
VGA interface15-way D-type connector to drive an external monitor in addition to the internal screen
Network interface10/100-BASETX Ethernet controller.
Keyboard interfaceStandard USB or PS/2 keyboard port. Instrument front panel remains active with keyboard plugged in.
Mouse interfaceStandard USB or PS/2 mouse port.
Touch screen remains enabled when the mouse is connected.
Bin handler (option)Isolated (24 V) and non-isolated (5 V).
25-way D-type connector
GPIB interface (option)External instrument control 24 pin IEEE 488 connector
This equipment is intended for indoor use only in a non-explosive and non-corrosive atmosphere
Temperature RangeStorage -20°C to 60°C
Operating 0°C to 40°C
Full Accuracy 18°C to 28°C
Relative humidityUp to 80% non-condensing
AltitudeUp to 2000m
Installation categoryII in accordance with IEC664
Pollution degree2 - mainly non-conductive
SafetyComplies with the requirements of EN61010-1
EMCComplies with EN61326 for emissions and immunity
MechanicalHeight 190 mm (7.5″)
Width 440 mm (17.37″)
Depth 525 mm (20.5″)
Weight 13.8 kg (32 lb)