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HP 8517B Operating & Service Manual

HP 8517B Operating & Service Manual (136 pages)

S-Parameter Test Set  
Brand: HP | Category: Accessories | Size: 2.12 MB
Table of contents
Service And Support6................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Markings7................................................................................................................................................................
Typeface Conventions9................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents11................................................................................................................................................................
Hp 8517b S-parameter Test Set Manual16................................................................................................................................................................
How To Use This Manual17................................................................................................................................................................
Test Set Description18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-1. Standard Hp 8517b Test Set Block Diagram18................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-2. Option 004, Hp 8517b Test Set Block Diagram19................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-3. Option 007, Hp 8517b Test Set Block Diagram19................................................................................................................................................................
Hp 8517b Test Set Options20................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-1. Hp 8517b Options And Descriptions20................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Test Set Operation21................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-2. Test Set Operation Verification21................................................................................................................................................................
Checking System Operation21................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Specifications21................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting The Test Set21................................................................................................................................................................
Mechanical Specifications21................................................................................................................................................................
Supplemental Characteristics21................................................................................................................................................................
Maintaining Measurement Accuracy22................................................................................................................................................................
Instruments Supported By This Manual23................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 1-4. Instrument Serial-number Label Example23................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Firmware Compatibility24................................................................................................................................................................
Service And Support Options Available25................................................................................................................................................................
Accessories26................................................................................................................................................................
Recommended Test Equipment28................................................................................................................................................................
Table 1-6. Recommended Test Equipment28................................................................................................................................................................
Operating And Safety Precautions29................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precautions29................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Inspection32................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Environment32................................................................................................................................................................
Storing The Test Set32................................................................................................................................................................
Accessories Supplied32................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Test Set Into A System Rack34................................................................................................................................................................
Installing The Test Set On A Bench34................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Test Set In A System35................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 2-3. Configuring An Hp 8517b Test Set In A System35................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting The System Cables36................................................................................................................................................................
Connect System Power36................................................................................................................................................................
And Control Cables36................................................................................................................................................................
Signal Path Connections36................................................................................................................................................................
Test Port Connectors36................................................................................................................................................................
Anti-rotation Clamp36................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing O-rings In Anti-rotation Clamps36................................................................................................................................................................
Packaging The Test Set37................................................................................................................................................................
Front-panel Features39................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-1. Front-panel Features Of The Hp 8517b Test Set39................................................................................................................................................................
Rear-panel Features40................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-2. Rear-panel Features Of The Hp 8517b Test Set40................................................................................................................................................................
Controlling Multiple Test Sets41................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-3. Rf And If Switching With Two Test Sets42................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-3. Rf And If Switch Settings In Figure 3-3, Above42................................................................................................................................................................
Multiple Test-set Connections43................................................................................................................................................................
Initialization At Power-up43................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting A Test Set43................................................................................................................................................................
Test Set If Switching44................................................................................................................................................................
Test Set Addressing44................................................................................................................................................................
Rf Switch Driver Control44................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-4. Rf And If Switching With Four Test Sets45................................................................................................................................................................
Table 3-5. Coaxial Switch Settings For Figure 3-4, Above45................................................................................................................................................................
Measurement Calibration46................................................................................................................................................................
Measuring High-power Devices With Option 00447................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Signal Path States After System Calibration48................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Test Port Attenuators48................................................................................................................................................................
Storing Trace Memories49................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Normalized Parameters49................................................................................................................................................................
Making Operational Checks51................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Verification52................................................................................................................................................................
Using Anti-rotation Clamps53................................................................................................................................................................
Attach The First Clamp53................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-5. Using A Torque Wrench Correctly54................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning The Thumb-screw54................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-6. Visually Aligning Clamp And Nut Flats55................................................................................................................................................................
Positioning The Connector55................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-7. Mating The Clamp And Nut Flats55................................................................................................................................................................
Aligning The Thumb-screw56................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 3-8. Aligning The Thumbscrew With The Counter-sink Hole56................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching The Second Clamp56................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications58................................................................................................................................................................
Theory Of Operation62................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-1. Standard Hp 8517b Rf Block Diagram62................................................................................................................................................................
The Rf Source Power62................................................................................................................................................................
The Reference Signal Path63................................................................................................................................................................
The Test Signal Path63................................................................................................................................................................
The Sampler Control Switching63................................................................................................................................................................
The Lo Signal Control64................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Sequence65................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-2. Troubleshooting Flowchart65................................................................................................................................................................
Equipment Needed But Not Supplied66................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Procedures67................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-2. Power Supply Voltages To A1567................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-3. Power Supply Voltages To A2767................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-3. Power Supply Fuses And Test Points68................................................................................................................................................................
Hp-ib Address Switch68................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-4. Instrument Hp-ib Switch Setting69................................................................................................................................................................
Fuse Location69................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-5. Fuse And Voltage Cam Location69................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-6. The Active Led Location70................................................................................................................................................................
If The Self-test Fails To Run Properly70................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-7. Hp 8518b Test Set, A4 Board Assembly Leds71................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-4. Instrument Self-test Indicator State Definitions71................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-8. Service Adapter Connections72................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Service Adapter72................................................................................................................................................................
Service Adapter Conclusions73................................................................................................................................................................
Table 5-5. Results Observations73................................................................................................................................................................
Unratioed Power Test74................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-9. Diagram Of If Signal Path74................................................................................................................................................................
Isolating Signal Path Problems74................................................................................................................................................................
Testing Signal Paths 1-474................................................................................................................................................................
Testing Paths 5 And 676................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-10. Rf Path 1 And Path 2, Hp 8517b Standard Test Set77................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-11. Rf Path 3 And Path 4, Hp 8517b Standard Test Set78................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-12. Rf Path 5 And Path 6, Hp 8517b Standard Test Set79................................................................................................................................................................
Hp 8517b Option 007 Test Set80................................................................................................................................................................
Hp 8517b Option 00781................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 5-15. Rf Path 5 And Path 6, Hp 8517b Option 00782................................................................................................................................................................
Sample Diagnostics83................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6-1. Esd-safe Workstation Configuration86................................................................................................................................................................
Performance Tests86................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustments86................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 6-2. Hp 8517b Major Assembly Location Diagram88................................................................................................................................................................
Assembly Replacement Procedures89................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Precautions89................................................................................................................................................................
Switch/splitter Replacement89................................................................................................................................................................
A18 Switch/splitter Assembly89................................................................................................................................................................
Frequency Converter Replacement89................................................................................................................................................................
A14, A10 To A13 Frequency Converter Assembly89................................................................................................................................................................
Regulator Board Replacement90................................................................................................................................................................
A15 Regulator Board Assembly90................................................................................................................................................................
Filter Capacitor Replacement90................................................................................................................................................................
C1 To C4 Filter Capacitors90................................................................................................................................................................
Test Port Connector Replacement91................................................................................................................................................................
Mm Test Port Connectors91................................................................................................................................................................
Fan Assembly Replacement92................................................................................................................................................................
B1 Fan Assembly92................................................................................................................................................................
Power Transformer Replacement92................................................................................................................................................................
T1 Power Transformer92................................................................................................................................................................
O-ring Replacement94................................................................................................................................................................
Front Panel And Interface Board Replacement94................................................................................................................................................................
A1 Front Panel And Interface Board Assembly94................................................................................................................................................................
Bias Tees Replacement95................................................................................................................................................................
Test Port Coupler Replacement95................................................................................................................................................................
A6 And A8 Test Port Couplers95................................................................................................................................................................
Test Port Attenuator Replacement95................................................................................................................................................................
A16 Or A17 Port Attenuators95................................................................................................................................................................
Input Amplifier Replacement96................................................................................................................................................................
A22 Input Amplifier Assembly96................................................................................................................................................................
Buffer Amplifier Replacement96................................................................................................................................................................
A23 To A26 Buffer Amplifiers96................................................................................................................................................................
Post Regulator Board Replacement97................................................................................................................................................................
A27 Post Regulator Board Assembly97................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction99................................................................................................................................................................
Rebuilt-exchange Assemblies99................................................................................................................................................................
Replaceable Parts List99................................................................................................................................................................
Ordering Information100................................................................................................................................................................
To Order Parts . . . . Fast!100................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-1. Reference Designation Abbreviations100................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-2. Manufacturer Names And Addresses101................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-4. Multipliers, Abbreviation And Description108................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7-1. Power Cable And Plug Part Numbers109................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7-2. The Low Cost Rebuilt-exchange Procedure111................................................................................................................................................................
Hp 8517b Test Set113................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-9. Miscellaneous Parts, Front Panel Hp 8517b Test Set117................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-10. Test Port Connector Assembly Components118................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-11. Miscellaneous Parts, Rear Panel Hp 8517b Test Set119................................................................................................................................................................
Figure 7-4. Detailed Views Of Hardware Stack-ups121................................................................................................................................................................
Table 7-18. Parts Unique To Option 002 "plus" Option 007131................................................................................................................................................................

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