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Network Analyzer

  1. Mar 7, 2016 #1
    In class we are learning to use Network Analyzers. I am trying to measure impedance on with it but the analyzer is not displaying the point right. I'm measuring a 100 ohm resister and the point is way to the right on the smith chart, like not even on the smith chart. My professor doesn't know how to fix this any ideas?
     
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  3. Mar 7, 2016 #2

    tech99

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    Which way round is your Smith chart? Is it with the resistance scale vertical?
     
  4. Mar 7, 2016 #3

    sophiecentaur

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    Have you made sure that the line lengths to the test and reference loads are equal? Unequal lengths can give a point at any point on a circle on the Chart.
     
  5. Mar 7, 2016 #4
    Thanks for the help guy but I figured it out. Had to hit preset then had to redo the cal
     
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