Bode 100 Vector Network Analyzer


Easily measure and analyze:

  • Stability of control circuits such as DC/DC converters in power supplies
  • Parasitics of passive components and circuit boards
  • Power-plane impedance for optimum decoupling
  • Complex gain of any circuit (Loop gain, filter and amplifier gain etc...)
  • Complex impedance and admittance
  • Ultrasonic and piezo electric devices
  • Resonance behavior of high Q-circuits like oscillating crystals
  • Swept S-parameters of electronic circuits and filters
  • Group delay characteristics of your DUT

Bode 100 User Manual | Bode Analyzer Suite Software Bode 100 Gain-Phase Performance Examples Application Note Find out more in our Publications Section.

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Model Description Price  
OL000100 Bode 100 Vector Network Analyzer
Accessories Description Price  
OL000150 Active Differential Probe 10:1/100:1, 25M $499.00
OL000151 B-WIT 100 Wideband Injection Transformer
OL000152 B-SMC Impedance Adapter
OL000153 B-WIC Impedance Adapter
OL000168 B-AMP 12 External Power Amplifier
OL000169 B-LFT 100 Low-Frequency Injection Transformer
OL000170 B-RFID-A For Class 1 Cards
OL000171 B-RFID-B For Class 3 Cards
OL000172 B-RFID-C For Class 6 Cards


With the multifunctional Bode 100 you get an exact picture of your electronic circuits and components in a frequency range from 1 Hz to 50 MHz. The Bode 100 is not only a state of the art Vector Network Analyzer, it also works as:

  • Frequency Response Analyzer
  • Impedance Meter
  • Gain Phase Meter
  • Sine Wave Generator

Accurate and compact with an unbeatable price-performance ratio, it is the best choice for industrial applications as well as research and educational labs.

The VNA Bode 100 is the perfect tool for application fields like production, research and development, educational institutions as well as service and maintenance. The compact hardware is controlled from the easy-to-use and intuitive Bode Analyzer Suite via USB.


The lightweight and portable hardware design combined with the Bode Analyzer Suite for Windows guarantee a very easy and user friendly handling of the Bode 100. Moreover, an OLE automation interface allows integrating the Bode 100 in any automated system.

The Bode 100 system includes:

  • Bode 100 Vector Network Analyzer (Calibration certificate included.)
  • Bode 100 User Manual (English)
  • Wide range power supply (with international plug adapters)
  • USB cable
  • 4 x BNC cable 50 Ohm (m-m)
  • 1 x BNC T adapter (f-f-f)
  • 1 x BNC straight adapter (f-f)
  • 1x BNC 50 Ohm load (m)
  • 1 x BNC short circuit (m)
  • Test objects: quartz filter and
  • IF filter on a PCB
  • 1 Year Warranty

For more details, check out our Detailed Specifications and Software tabs above or download our Bode 100 brochure.

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Technical Data - Bode 100 Revision 2

Bode 100 R2 Technical Data V1.2
(202.6 kB) Technical Data Sheet - Revision 2 (starting 07/2017)

Characteristic Typical Units
Maximum DC Input Voltage 400 VDC
Maximum Continuous Current 20 A
Typical Input-Output Voltage Drop 0.75 VDC
Modulation Input Impedance 50 ohms
Output Signal Bandwidth 100-1M Hz
Current Monitor Bandwidth (THRU CAL) DC-1M Hz
Current Monitor Scale (AC) 100 mV/A
Current Monitor Termination Impedance 50 or 1Meg Ohms
Max Current Monitor DC Offset 100 mV
Recommended Injection Signal 6 dBm
Temperature Range 0-50 C
Maximum Altitude 6000 Ft
Characteristic Rating
Frequency range 1 Hz to 50 MHz
Input impedance (software switchable) High: 1 MO ± 2% || 40...55 pF
Low: 50 O
Return loss @ 50 O input impedance > 28 dB, > 35 dB typical (1 Hz to 50 MHz)
Receiver bandwidth - RBW (software selectable) 1 Hz, 3 Hz, 10 Hz, 30 Hz, 100 Hz, 300 Hz, 1 kHz, 3 kHz, 5 kHz
Noise floor (S21 measurement)
RBW = 10 Hz, PSOURCE = 13 dBm,
Attenuator CH1: 20dB, CH2: 0dB
1 Hz to 10 kHz: -115 dB (typical)
10 kHz to 10 MHz: -125 dB (typical)
10 MHz to 50 MHz: -105 dB (typical)
Input attenuators (software selectable) 0 dB, 10 dB, 20 dB, 30 dB, 40 dB
Input sensitivity / range 100 mVRMS full scale @ 0 dB input attenuator
10 VRMS full scale @ 40 dB input attenuator
Input channels dynamic range > 100 dB (@ 10 Hz RBW)
Gain error < 0.1 dB (User-Range calibrated)
Phase error < 0.5° (User-Range calibrated)
Connector type BNC
USB Interface
Connector Type B
Characteristic Minimum PC Configuration
Processor Intel Core-I Dual-Core (or similar)
Memory (RAM) 2 GB, 4 GB recommended
Graphics resolution Super VGA (1024x768)
higher resolution recommended
Graphics card DirectX 11 with Direct2D support
USB interface USB 2.0 or higher
Operating system Windows 7 SP1 or higher
AC/DC power adapter
Input voltage/frequency 100…240 V/47…63 Hz
DC power requirements
Input voltage range / power +9…24 V / <10 W
Supply current at 12 V: 580 mA (typical)
at 18 V: 390 mA (typical)
at 24 V: 290 mA (typical)
Low supply voltage shut-down 8.25 V (typical)
Power connector / socket Coaxial power socket
Inner diameter 2.5 mm
Outer diameter 5.5 mm
Connector polarity Inner connector ... positive
Outer connector ... ground
Characteristic Condition Rating
Temperature Storage –35…+60ºC/–31…+140ºF
  Operating +5…+40ºC/+41…+104ºF
  For specifications 23ºC ± 5ºC/73ºF ± 18ºF
Relative humidity Storage 20…90%, non-condensing
  Operating 20…80%, non-condensing
Dimensions (w × h × d): 26 x 5 x 26.5 cm
10.25 x 2 x 10.5 inch
Weight - Bode 100: < 2 kg/4.4 lb
Weight - Accessories: < 0.5 kg/1.1 lb
Characteristic Rating
DC supply voltage +28V
DC supply reverse voltage (device doesn't work) -28V
Maximum input signal at CH1 or CH2
(low impedance, 50 Ohm)
1 W (= 7 VRMS)
Maximum AC input signal at CH1 or CH2
(high impedance, 1 MOhm)
50 VRMS 1 Hz to 1 MHz
30 VRMS 1 MHz to 2 MHz
15 VRMS 2 MHz to 5 MHz
10 VRMS 5 MHz to 10 MHz
7 VRMS 10 MHz to 50 MHz
Maximum DC input signal at CH1 or CH2
(high impedance, 1 MOhm)
50 V
Maximum return power at the OUTPUT connector 0.5 W (= 5 VRMS)

Technical Data - Bode 100 Revision 1

Bode 100 R1 Technical Data V2.10
(190.68 kB) Technical Data Sheet - Revision 1 (2005 - 06/2017)

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