Anritsu debuts E Platform handheld analyzers for wireless test
10/16/2009The recently launched E Platform family of handheld analyzers fr om Anritsu replaces the company's D series of Site Master and Cell Master analyzers, extending functionality and enhancing performance over the earlier models. The new Site Master offers a cable and antenna analyzer frequency range of 2 MHz to 4 or 6 GHz, compared with 25 MHz to 4 or 6 GHz for the older model. The new version also offers a spectrum analyzer frequency range of 100 kHz to 4 or 6 GHz, up from 100 kHz to 3 GHz.
The new Cell Masters offer cable and antenna analyzer frequency ranges of 2 MHz to 4 GHz, vs. 25 MHz to 4 GHz for older versions, and offer a spectrum analyzer frequency range of 100 kHz to 4 GHz, compared to the previous 100 kHz to 3 GHz.
The E Platform add phase-measurement capability, dual measurement displays, and USB ports. The instruments include a 2000-trace internal memory (vs. 300 for older models) and support 4- to 18-GHz USB power sensors. And the 8.4-in. 800x600 touch screens improve upon the earlier 6.4-in. 640x480-pixel nontouch design.
Other enhancements include new marker, lim it-line, and channel-scanning capabilities and support for WCDMA/HSDPA and fixed and mobile WiMAX. The instruments also offer improved sweep speeds (1 ms per data point, down from 2.5), DANL (-152 dBm, down from -135 dBm), dynamic range (better than 95 dB, vs. 65 dB), and phase noise (-105 dBc/Hz at a 100-kHz offset, vs. -75 dBc/Hz at a 30-kHz offset).
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