- Buyers Guide
Anritsu Co. introduces the MS2711E Spectrum Master, the latest handheld spectrum analyzer designed for technicians, installers, field RF engineers, and contractors responsible for monitoring the growing number of interfering signals, as well as assessing signal quality on a wide range of increasingly complex signals. Easy to use, integrated and high performing, the MS2711E offers users the performance and features necessary to meet their testing challenges.
The MS2711E comes equipped with a touch-screen interface, easy to use short-cut icons and intuitive menus, all designed to minimize training time and enhance the user experience. The latest Spectrum Master model also has built-in system level measurements, such as Occupied Bandwidth, Adjacent Channel Power Ratio, Emission Mask and Field Strength measurements. Additionally, the MS2711E can be configured with various options, such as an interference analyzer, channel scanner, power meter and GPS receiver, to create an integrated solution that eliminates the need to carry multiple instruments.
Rugged and lightweight, the MS2711E is designed for field use. Weighing less that 3.5 kg, the handheld spectrum analyzer provides a bright 8.4-inch touch-screen display. Operating temperature is -10° to 55°C with a warm-up temperature of less than five minutes, easily surpassing available competitive products. Battery life is greater than three hours.
High-end performance has been maintained in the compact design. The MS2711E provides the best accuracy in its class, so field technicians can confidently conduct spectrum monitoring, broadcast proofing and RF/microwave measurements. Covering the 100 kHz to 3 GHz frequency range, the MS2711E has Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) of > -142 dBm in 100 Hz RBW, dynamic range of >85 dB to measure small signals in the presence of larger ones, and frequency accuracy of < ± 50 ppb with GPS.
A Complete Solution
Master Software Tools (MST) is provided with each MS2711E, as well as all Spectrum Master instruments. MST provides a simple and easy method to manage, archive, analyze, and print measurement reports, and keep the analyzer current with the latest firmware. MST also allows users to transfer data collected on their MS2711E to a PC for easy post-processing analysis.
Anritsu also offers certified training courses in basic spectrum analysis, interference analysis and other options and features.
The MS2711E Spectrum Master is priced at $6,950 and delivery is four to six weeks ARO.
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