First Test Solution for Next-Generation PHS Technology Introduced by Anritsu Company. New Software Packages for MS269xA and MG3700A Support Evaluation of eXtended Global Platform Downlink and Uplink Signal Characteristics.

Richardson, TX – For Immediate Release – Anritsu Company introduces the first test solutions that support next-generation PHS (XGP: eXtended Global Platform) to help ensure the successful rollout of XGP in the marketplace. Three software packages have been developed for use with Anritsu’s MS269xA Signal Analyzers and MG3700A Vector Signal Generator to offer designers and manufacturers of XGP mobile devices, base stations, and devices a test solution to ensure the performance of their products and speed time to market.

The MX269016A XG-PHS Measurement Software and the MX269909A XG-PHS IQproducer are for use with the MS269xA series, while the MX370109A XG-PHS IQproducer PC software is for the MG3700A. Installing the MX269016A in the MS269xA series supports evaluation of transmitter characteristics of next-generation PHS downlink and uplink signals. In addition, using the MX269909A supports creation of XGP-compliant waveform patterns that can be used with the optional vector signal generator to evaluate receiver characteristics.

The MX370109A PC application software creates next-generation PHS compliant waveform patterns that can be used with the MG3700A to evaluate the receiver characteristics of XGP mobile phone terminals, base stations and devices. One MG3700A can output both the wanted and interference waveforms required for evaluating receiver characteristics, offering a cost-effective measurement solution that eliminates the previous need for two signal generators.

About MS269xA
The MS269xA Signal Analyzers support all 3GPP wireless technologies, including LTE, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, W-CDMA, HSPA, and mobile WiMAX. Three models covering frequency ranges of 50 Hz to 6 GHz (MS2690A), 50 Hz to 13.5 GHz (MS2691A), and 50 Hz to 26.5 GHz (MS2692A) are available, so users can select the instrument that matches their measurement requirements. With a fundamental band that goes to 6 GHz, these high-performance signal analyzers have excellent level and modulation accuracy.

The basic instrument includes a spectrum analyzer for classic swept mode measurements, signal analyzer for high-speed, wideband FFT analysis, and a digitizing function that allows the capture and replay of any signal received by the analyzer. The basic analysis bandwidth is 31.25 MHz, the widest basic analysis bandwidth on the market. The addition of the broadband hardware option increases the analysis bandwidth to 125 MHz. An optional 6 GHz vector signal generator creates a one-box tester that saves time, money, and space on the bench.

Pricing is $18,467 for the MX269016A and $5,540 for the MX269909A.