EEVblog #892 – Siglent SSA3021X Spectrum Analyser Teardown

A very detailed look inside the new Siglent SSA3021X 3.2GHz Spectrum Analyser.
The entire RF section is broken down and analysed in depth with a block diagram overlay.

Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-892-siglent-ssa3021x-spectrum-analyser-teardown/

Keysight AN150 App Note: http://literature.cdn.keysight.com/litweb/pdf/5952-0292.pdf?id=1000000159:epsg:apn

Datasheets:
http://www.ti.com/product/AM3352
http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/mic5209.pdf
http://www.ti.com/product/LMH6517
http://www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/hmc307.pdf
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EEVblog #891 – Siglent SSA3021X vs Rigol DSA815 Spectrum Analyser

Dave compares the new Siglent SSA3021A 2.1GHz spectrum analyser with similar priced Rigol DSA815.
Noise floor, clock and PLL phase noise and other performance aspects are measured and compared between the two models.
Bugs?, yup, got those too!
Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-891-siglent-ssa3021x-vs-rigol-dsa815-spectrum-analyser/

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EEVblog #890 – ArmourCard Active RFID Jamming Teardown

What’s inside the ArmourCard active RFID jammer for NFC contactless credit cards?
Does it work? Will it protect you from skimming?
Forum: http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-890-armourcard-active-rfid-jamming-teardown/

Patent: https://www.google.com/patents/WO2014085862A1
Lithium Battery: http://www.gmbattery.com/dl/cp4/CP/CP142828.pdf

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Arcade Repair Tips – SFGE 2016 – HELP! My Arcade Game Sounds Like A Tattoo Gun Seminar

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Arcade Repair Tips – SFGE 2016 – Jeff Smith from Arcade Body Shop

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Arcade Repair Tips – SFGE 2016 – Jack Guarnieri from Jersey Jack Pinball

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EEVblog #889 – Credit Card RFID/NFC Theft Protection Tested

Do those RFID/NFC shielded wallets and bags actually work to protect your contactless credit cards?
Systems like VISA PayWave and Mastercard PayPass.
Does aluminium foil work?
Dave does some measurements to find out using a H-Field probe
TekBox EMC probe set: http://amzn.to/1YkCLPO
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Arcade Repair Tips – SFGE 2016 – Skycurser Development Team

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