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Copper Mountain Technologies - Virtual VNA Testing for Universities

Copper Mountain Technologies has worked to develop a plug-in to allow for making measurements on a real VNA remotely. This was developed with universities in mind so that students that cannot be on campus or get to a lab to test on the VNA can access and make actual measurements on a DUT from wherever they are. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - NEW Multiport Scalar Network Analysis Solution

Copper Mountain Technologies RNVNA solution is a customizable multiport network analysis solution for antennas and other 5G applications. RNVNA builds on the capabilities of CMT 1-Port USB vector network analyzers. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Highest Frequency Compact Vector Network Analyzer

The S5243 is a 2-port 44 GHz Vector Network Analyzer is CMT's highest frequency Compact VNA. It features excellent dynamic range of 130 dB, typ. (10 Hz IFBW) and 17 µs measurement speed in a compact package with the maximum standard software feature set. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - CMT Receives 2020 Customer Value Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan has presented CMT with the 2020 Customer Value Leadership Award in recognition of a commitment to innovation, technical excellence, and customer support to deliver high-value VNA solutions. We'll continue working tirelessly to offer the best value to customers everywhere. Thank you for working with us, sharing your projects, and letting us Extend Your Reach®! (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - NEW SMD Test Solution

SMD Test characterizes RLC SMT components to 20 GHz-an industry first!

SMD Test Solution uses fixtures with known topology; no component soldering required.

Automated Fixture Removal VNA software option for 2- & 4-port CMT VNAs measures components using custom fixtures. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - VNA Basics Webinar

This webinar will touch on the basic concepts which underlay the operation of a Vector Network Analyzer. What does it really measure? What are the key components? What are its limitations? How does one compare one analyzer to another? What are the key specifications? The viewer should come away with an intuitive understanding of VNA operation and how best to use this important measuremen... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - White paper: Time domain analysis with a USB VNA

With the increasing necessity of high-speed applications, vector network analyzers are also gaining popularity with digital engineers for signal integrity tests. Download this white paper to learn more about time domain measurements with a VNA. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Portable Network Analyzers to 18 GHz

Our Compact USB Vector Network Analyzers deliver lab grade performance in a compact package, while still providing all the features engineers expect included standard in our software. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Calibration Types for Vector Network Analyzers

Calibrating VNAs is an important step in making accurate measurements with vector network analyzers. CMT Senior RF Design Engineer Brian Walker conducted a webinar about the different types of calibration for network analyzers. The types of calibration that were covered were:

  • SOLT/SOLR Calibration
  • TRL Calibration
  • Waveguide Calibration
(read more)
Copper Mountain Technologies - NEW SC5090 High Performance Compact VNA

Copper Mountain Technologies NEW SC Series Compact VNAs for 2-port 2-path measurements featuring 140 dB dynamic range, 15 dBm output power, and a typical measurement speed of 16 µs per point. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - NEW SC5065 High Performance Compact VNA

Copper Mountain Technologies NEW SC Series Compact VNAs for 2-port 2-path measurements featuring 140 dB dynamic range, 15 dBm output power, and a typical measurement speed of 16 µs per point. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - New PXIe-S5090 9 GHz 2-Port VNA

Copper Mountain Technologies is pleased to announce their strategic relationship with National Instruments. This exclusive collaboration will bring world-class VNA performance and speed to National Instruments’ PXI solution. National Instruments is set to release the Copper Mountain Technologies PXIe-S5090 9 GHz 2-Port VNA in August of 2019. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Measuring Impedance for Power Dist. Networks

Watch the recorded webinar on VNA Impedance Measurement for Power Distribution Networks presented by Picotest and Copper Mountain Technologies. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - CMT’s R140 VNA is Used to Validate Weld Integrity

Featuring a frequency range of 85 MHz to 14 GHz and a measurement speed of 200 µs, the performance of Copper Mountain Technologies’ R140 1-Port VNA, coupled with its small size, make it the perfect instrument to determine the proficiency of critical welds on large sections of plastic pipe that are used to transfer contaminated water. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - On-Demand Webinar: Materials Measurement

In this webinar Sonomatic’s Microwave Inspection Manager, Donald McNicol, explains how microwaves can be used to non-destructively examine non-metallic and composite materials for manufacturing or service induced defects. A technique used for the inspection of deep-water pipelines and other composite materials. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - CMT’s C1220 VNA Helps Save Time Testing Filters

After picking up a new project, Praxsym was spending around 48 hours a week tuning filters. They needed a new network analyzer to keep up with the increased workload. Through Copper Mountain Technologies (CMT), Praxsym found a product that saved them valuable time at an affordable cost. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Case Study: Red Dog Radios

Red Dog Radios is one of many small two-way radio shops scattered throughout the country. Having the right test equipment is critical for keeping up with large scale land mobile radio (LMR) dealers. Copper Mountain Technologies’ TR1300/1 which features a frequency range of 300 kHz to 1.3 GHZ and a 130dB dynamic range, helps Red Dog Radios match the capabilities of a large LMR shop. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Lizard Lessons - impedance/calibration/time domain

CMT's Applications Engineer Subbaiah Pemmaiah discusses several features of Copper Mountain Technologies' software, demonstrates various useful VNA measurements and answers viewer questions. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Webinar: Lizard Lessons with Subbaiah Pemmaiah

CMT's Applications Engineer Subbaiah Pemmaiah discusses several features of Copper Mountain Technologies' software, demonstrates various useful VNA measurements and answers viewer questions. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - App Note: Testing an RF Coaxial Cable Using a VNA

In this application note, Copper Mountain Technologies presents a simple and practical “do-it-yourself” cable test procedure, along with test results derived from the procedure. The results shown correspond to a 50 Ohm 26” N-type male to SMA male FleXus cable, using one of CMT’s high precision two-port Vector Network Analyzers, the Cobalt 1220. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - eBook: Design Trends in Automotive Electronics

The high growth rate of automotive electronics in recent years shows the importance of electronics and radar sensors for future vehicle development. This eBook offers design information covering high-resolution, wideband radar measurement challenges, automotive radar & the congested spectrum, design challenges of infrastructure for automotive wireless charging, and antenna design &am... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Aircraft Radome Probe Measurements with a VNA

From IMS 2019, John Shultz of Compass Technology Group demonstrates how to perform an automated scan of an aircraft radome to detect potential flaws. To make this measurement, a robot with a mounted R180 VNA is directly connected to a spot probe antenna. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Vector Network Analyzers for RF Component Testing

Our USB VNAs are used in multiple ways from design to manufacturing to tuning, field monitoring and maintenance of antennas, filters, mixers and other RF Components. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Time Domain Reflectometry Measurements with a VNA

Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) has traditionally been performed using a fast oscilloscope and a very sharp impulse or step type excitation. Reflections from the excitation are measured at the source and distance and the magnitude of the reflection coefficient may be ascertained from the delay and magnitude of the returning reflected signal. This measurement is performed in a very wide b... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Probe Measurements with a Robot and 1-port VNA

From IMS 2019, John Shultz of Compass Technology Group demonstrates how to perform an automated scan of an aircraft radome to detect potential flaws. To make this measurement, a robot with a mounted R180 VNA is directly connected to a spot probe antenna. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Trends in Automotive Electronics and Radar Sensors

The high growth rate of automotive electronics in recent years shows the importance of electronics and radar sensors for future vehicle development. This eBook offers design information covering high-resolution, wideband radar measurement challenges, automotive radar & the congested spectrum, design challenges of infrastructure for automotive wireless charging, and antenna design &am... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Case Study: Saving Time Testing Filters

After picking up a new project, Praxsym was spending around 48 hours a week tuning filters. They needed a new network analyzer to keep up with the increased workload. Through Copper Mountain Technologies (CMT), Praxsym found a product that saved them valuable time at an affordable cost. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Case Study: Validating Weld Integrity in HDPE

Featuring a frequency range of 85 MHz to 14 GHz and a measurement speed of 200 µs, the performance of Copper Mountain Technologies’ R140 1-Port VNA, coupled with its small size, make it the perfect instrument to determine the proficiency of critical welds on large sections of plastic pipe that are used to transfer contaminated water. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - VNA Measurement for Power Dist. Networks

Watch the recorded webinar on VNA Impedance Measurement for Power Distribution Networks presented by Picotest and Copper Mountain Technologies. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Upcoming Webinar: Dielectric Materials Measurement

Materials Measurement Expert John Schultz will be presenting a webinar discussing the new method for dielectric material measurements. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - New 2-Port 2-Path VNAs to 18 GHz

Copper Mountain Technologies announces the release of the new M Series VNAs for 2-port 2-path measurements. M Series VNAs deliver highly accurate measurements in one affordable package. All CMT VNAs include excellent customer service, automation support, and years of engineering expertise at your disposal. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Webinar: VNA Measurement for Power Dist. Networks

Watch the recorded webinar on VNA Impedance Measurement for Power Distribution Networks presented by Picotest and Copper Mountain Technologies. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - NEW Dielectric Materials Measurement Solution

Accurate determination of the dielectric properties of radomes, packaging, and microwave substrates are important for the design of functioning wireless devices. To answer this need, Copper Mountain Technologies has combined its ground-breaking R60 network analyzer with a new dielectric analyzer technology from the Compass Technology Group to enable measurements of dielectric substrate m... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Linux OS Available for CMT USB VNAs, Download Now!

Copper Mountain Technologies' versatile VNA control software is now available for Linux. To offer the same features and flexibility as the Windows version, the Linux-compatible VNA control software is the Windows version in a WINE wrapper. This allows Linux users to easily use the software in their Linux environment. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - 4-Port USB VNA 100 kHz-9 GHz with DRA

The C2409 4-port analyzer operates in frequency range of 100 kHz to 9 GHz, offers a typical dynamic range of 162 dB (1Hz IF BW), and sweep speeds as low as 10 microseconds per point. Designed for operation with any Windows PC or laptop, C2409 offers Direct Receiver Access for special applications involving external directional coupling, including Load Pull and high-power measurements. C2... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - 4-Port USB Vector Network Analyzer 100 kHz-9 GHz

The C1409 4-port analyzer operates in frequency range from 100 kHz to 9 GHz, offers a typical dynamic range of 162 dB (1Hz IF BW), and sweep speeds as low as 10 microseconds per point. Designed for operation with any Windows PC or laptop, C1409 efficiently handles advanced test applications, providing an unmatched price-performance combination for S-parameter measurement for this frequen... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - 2-Port USB VNA 100 kHz-20 GHz, Freq Ext Compatible

The C4220 2-port analyzer operates in frequency range of 100 kHz to 20 GHz, offers a typical dynamic range of 145 dB (1Hz IF BW), and sweep speeds as low as 12 microseconds per point. Designed for operation with any Windows PC or laptop, C4220 is frequency extender compatible and forms the basis of the CobaltFx system. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - 2-Port USB VNA 100 kHz-9 GHz, Freq Ext Compatible

The C4209 2-port VNA operates in frequency range of 1 kHz to 9 GHz, offers a typical dynamic range of 162 dB (1Hz IF BW) and sweep speeds as low as 10 microseconds per point. Designed for operation with any Windows PC or laptop, this VNA is frequency extender compatible and forms the basis of the CobaltFx system. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - 2-Port USB VNA 100 kHz-9 GHz with DRA

The C2209 2-port analyzer operates in frequency range of 100 kHz to 9 GHz, offers a typical dynamic range of 162 dB (1 Hz IF BW), and sweep speeds as low as 10 microseconds per point. Designed for operation with any Windows PC or laptop, C2209 offers Direct Receiver Access for special applications involving external directional coupling, including Load Pull and high-power measurements. C... (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - 1-Port USB Vector Network Analyzer, 1 MHz-18 GHz

The R180 1-port VNA measures S11 from 1 MHz to 18.0 GHz and is designed for use with any Windows PC or laptop. Its compact form factor allows it to connect directly to a device under test, eliminating instability introduced by test cables. The standard configuration R180-02 incorporates an N-type male test port connector. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - New frequency extender for 18-54 GHz

Copper Mountain Technologies launches their new FET1854 extenders with frequency range from 18 to 54 GHz. This product is an addition to the existing CobaltFx mmWave frequency extension system already used by many telecommunications and consumer electronics companies. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - New 100 kHz to 18 GHz Compact USB VNA

Copper Mountain Technologies' newest VNA, the 18 GHz S5180, delivers lab grade performance in a compact package with a frequency range of 100 kHz to 18 GHz. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Webinar: Capabilities of USB VNAs

The purpose of this webinar is to provide an insight into the usability of CMT VNAs and trends in the industry to use this instrument to adapt to different application requirements. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - IP54 Rated 1-Port VNA, Frequency 1 MHz to 18 GHz

Copper Mountain Technologies’ popular 1 MHz to 18 GHz 1-Port VNA is now available as an IP54 rated product. (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Simplify IoT Antenna Testing Webinar

Antenna expert and GM of PulseLARSEN Antennas Olivier Robin will discuss how he has helped other companies find success designing antennas in IoT devices. Learn why proper antenna design is important and how to ensure your antenna performs as expected in your device. Interested in hearing more? View the webinar recording now! (read more)

Copper Mountain Technologies - Developments in Microwave Materials Measurements

Fundamental to microwave device design is knowing the electromagnetic performance of materials used in the device. Whether it is a microwave substrate, an antenna radome, or an electromagnetic inference absorber, methods are needed to evaluate materials and determine their intrinsic dielectric and magnetic properties. Designers use these intrinsic parameters (permittivity and permeabilit... (read more)

News articles and press releases for Copper Mountain Technologies:

06/06/2017

HONOLULU, June 5, 2017 — Copper Mountain Technologies (CMT) introduces ten new products at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) held June 4-9 at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu.

04/20/2017

Everything RF interview with our Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, Alex Goloschokin, about the benefits of our modular VNAs, our recent patent, and more.