Hameg HMS-X
1.6 GHz Spectrum Analyzer

  • Frequency range: 100 kHz to 1.6 GHz/3 GHz (with HMS-3G)
  • Spectral purity greater than -100 dBc/Hz (at 100 kHz)
  • Sweep from 20 ms to 1000 s
  • Detectors: auto-, min-/max.-peak, sample, RMS, average, quasi-peak (with HMS-EMC)
  • Miscellaneous marker/Δmarker and peak functions
  • Tracking generator (with HMS-TG):
    • Frequency range: 5 MHz to 1.6 GHz/3 GHz (HMS-3G)
    • Output level: -20 dBm to 0 dBm
  • Directly export data to USB flash drive, RS-232/USB dual interface for remote control
  • Fanless design and fast boot time
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Product Information
Datasheet 1.63 MB
Manual 2.76 MB
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You can create your HMS spectrum analyzer by combining a basic unit with any of three available options. In case of growing requirements, upgrade vouchers allow you to upgrade your instruments with all options at any point in time.

HMSX Options Option Code Option Description
EMC option incl. preamplifier HMS-EMC This option activates all the functions that are
required for EMC precompliance measurements.
The preamplifier option has been integrated into the
new HMS-EMC option.
Bandwidth upgrade to 3 GHz HMS-3G The frequency range is increased from
1.6 GHz to 3 GHz with this option.
Unlock built-in tracking generator HMS-TG This option activates the tracking generator
in the instrument.
Range 100 kHz to 1.6 GHz
100 kHz to 3 GHz (with HMS-3G option)
Temperature stability ±2 ppm (0 to 30 °C)
Aging ±1 ppm/year
Frequency counter Resolution 1 Hz
Accuracy ±(Frequency x tolerance of reference)
Span setting range 0 Hz (zero span) and 100 Hz to 1.6 GHz
Basic unit 0 Hz (zero span) and 100 Hz to 3 GHz (with HMS-3G option)
Spectral purity, SSB phase noise 30 kHz from carrier
(500 MHz, +20 to 30 °C)
<-85 dBc/Hz (with HMS-EMC option)
100 kHz from carrier
(500M Hz, +20 to 30 °C)
<-100 dBc/Hz
1 MHz from carrier
(500MHz, +20 to 30 °C)
<-120 dBc/Hz
Sweep time: Span = 0 Hz 2 ms to 100 s
Span > 0 Hz 20 ms to 1000 s, min. 20 ms/600 MHz
Resolution bandwidths (-3 dB) 10 kHz to 1 MHz in 1–3 steps, 200 kHz
100 Hz to 1 MHz in 1–3 steps, 200 kHz (with HMS-EMC option)
Resolution bandwidths (-6 dB): 200 Hz, 9 kHz, 120 kHz, 1 MHz (with HMS-EMC option)
Display range: Average noise level displayed up to +20 dBm
Amplitude measurement range Typ. -104 to +20 dBm
Max. permissible DC at HF input: 80 V
Intermodulation free range TOI products, 2 x -20 dBm
(-10 dBm ref. level)
66 dB typ.
(typ. +13 dBm third-order intercept)
(at distance between signals ≤2 MHz) 60 dB typ. (+10 dBm TOI)
(at distance between signals > 2 MHz) 66 dB typ. (typ. +13 dBm TOI)
Number of marker 8
Marker functions Peak, next peak, minimum, center = marker, frequency, reference level = marker level, all marker on peak
Marker displays Normal (level, log.), delta marker, noise marker
Normal (lin.), (frequency) counter (with HMS-EMC option)
HF Input Input impedance 50 Ω
(10 MHz to 1.6 GHz/3 GHz*
<1.5 typ.
Output tracking generator*3: N socket
Output impedance 50 Ω
Frequency range 5 MHz to 1.6 GHz/3 GHz (with HMS-3G option)
Output level -20 to 0 dBm, in 1 dB steps
Trigger input BNC female
Trigger voltage TTL
Ext. reference input/output: BNC females
Reference frequency 10 MHz
Essential level (50 Ω) 10 dBm
Supply output for field probes: 6 Vdc, max. 100 mA (2.5 mm DIN jack)
Audio output (Phone): 3.5 mm DIN jack
Display 16.5 cm (6.5") TFT Color VGA Display
Save/Recall memory 10 complete device settings
Trigger Free run, Single Trigger, external Trigger
Video Trigger ()
Interfaces Dual-Interface USB/RS-232 (HO720),
USB-Stick (frontside),
USB-Printer (rear side),
DVI-D for ext. monitor
Power supply 105/253 V, 50 to 60 Hz, CAT II
Power consumption Max. 40 W at 230 V, 50 Hz
Ordering Information
Model Description Buy Online Price
HMS-X Hameg HMS-X 1.6 GHz Spectrum Analyzer Buy Now Sale $2,983.80
(Reg. $3,815.00)
Included Accessories
  • 1 - Power Cord
  • 1 - Instruction Manual
  • 1 - CD
  • 1 - Software
Options and Accessories
HMS-3G Hameg HMS-3G *Internal Option* 3 GHz Expansion for HMS-X Buy Now Sale $1,461.45
(Reg. $1,868.57)
HMS-EMC Hameg HMS-EMC *Internal Option* EMC option including Preamplifier for HMS-X for HMS-X Buy Now Sale $992.21
(Reg. $1,102.46)
HMS-TG Hameg HMS-TG *Internal Option* Tracking Generator for HMS-X Buy Now Sale $852.07
(Reg. $946.74)
HO730 Hameg HO730 Ethernet Interface for HM1008/1508 Discontinued
HO740 Hameg HO740 IEEE-488 Interface for HM8100 Series Buy Now $464.03
HZ530 Hameg HZ530 Set of Near Field Sniffer Probes Buy Now Sale $984.04
(Reg. $1,258.17)
HZ540 Hameg HZ540 EMV Near-field probe set up to 3 GHz; contains 1- HZ551, and 1- HZ552 Buy Now Sale $1,787.84
(Reg. $2,285.89)
HZ540L Hameg HZ540L 4 piece EMV Near-field probes Set (up to 3 GHz) Discontinued
HZ550 Hameg HZ550 Extended EMV Near-field probe set up to 3 GHz; containing: 1-HZ551, 1-HZ552, 1-HZ553, 1-HZ554, 1-HZ556, and 2-SMA-BNC cabel 1,2 m Discontinued
HZ550L Hameg HZ550L 7 piece EMV Near-field probe Set (up to 3 GHz) Discontinued
HZ547 Hameg HZ547 3GHz VSWR Test Unit 50 Ohms for HMS3010 Buy Now Sale $1,339.66
(Reg. $1,712.86)
HZ13 Hameg HZ13 Interface cable USB, 1.8 m Discontinued
HZ-14 Rohde & Schwarz HZ14 Probe Set for E and H Near-Field Measurements, DISCONTINUED Discontinued
HZ21 Hameg HZ21 N (Plug) - BNC (Binding Post) Buy Now Sale $38.78
(Reg. $40.82)
HZ46 Hameg HZ46 19" Rackmount kit 4RU for for HMO/HMS series Buy Now $467.14
HZ72 Hameg HZ72 90° angled, stackable GPIB-Cable, 2 Meters Long Buy Now $233.57
HZ99 Hameg HZ99 Carrying Case for protection and transport of series HMO and HMS Buy Now $199.31
HZ520 Hameg HZ520 BNC Antenna Buy Now $43.60
HZ560 Hameg HZ560 Transient Limiter Discontinued
HZ575 Hameg HZ575 Converter 75 ohm to 50 ohm for Spectrum Analyzers Buy Now Sale $404.92
(Reg. $426.23)