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Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co

MuhldorfstraÃče 15, -, Germany

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Chris Petrole
Phone: 410-910-7836
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Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

RF Shielded Box tests wireless device radio interfaces.

November 16, 2015

Able to be installed in 19 in. rack, R&S TS7124 provides reproducible measurement results in shielded (>80 dB at 6 GHz), 300 x 334 x 480 mm test environment free from interference and other unwanted emissions. Frequency range of 300 MHz to 6 GHz is suitable for wireless communications applications, and box can be equipped with antenna ring for placement of multiple antennas; users can flexibly create radiation patterns and measure radiated power for selected orientations. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Broadcast Test Center provides compliance testing.

September 28, 2015

Certified for DTG DBook and NorDig compliance testing, R&S BTC provides real-time signal generation and real-time audio/video signal analysis. Broadcast Test Center is suited for compliance tests that can be automated using AVBrun software application. Test suites for individual standards include all information required for test setup and assume complete control of test equipment and DUTs. Since R&S BTC contains all tests, including complex test scenarios, only one instrument is needed. Read More


Ingest and Production Server suits live, near-live productions.

September 8, 2015

Enabling TV studios to optimize workflows from ingest to studio playout and content distribution, R&S VENICE 4K allows direct recording in 4K without any stitching processes and offers parallel generation of both 4K and HD content. Software provides multi-viewer functionality without additional HD-SDI cabling and delivers overview of all ingest, playout, and transcoding channels. Along with various codecs, solution also supports clear and simultaneous display of multiple channels. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

GNSS Production Tester offers diverse characterization functions.

August 13, 2015

Offering functionality targeting production tests regarding GNSS signal reception and connection between antenna and GNSS chipset, R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator with R&S SMBV-P101 package simulates separate satellites for GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, and Galileo navigation standards in L1/E1 band. Satellites, each with dynamic range of 34 dB, can be activated individually, and on-the-fly level changes enable simultaneous and independent sensitivity tests for each navigation system. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Digital Oscilloscopes offer trigger and decoder option.

August 7, 2015

Available for R&S RTO and RTE Digital Oscilloscopes, R&S RTx-K50 Option helps debug serial protocols that employ Manchester or NRZ coding. Option can be used with standardized buses such as PROFIBUS, DALI, or MVB as well as with proprietary serial protocols. Covering data rates up to 5 Gbps, option supports up to 50 telegram formats. Decoded protocol content is displayed in color-coded format, and time correlation with analog signal helps identify faults caused by signal integrity problems. Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Signal/Spectum Analyzer covers 2 Hz to 85 GHz range in one sweep.

July 14, 2015

Offering touchscreen operation, R&S FSW85 enables users to test baseband and RF with one analyzer. No external harmonic mixers are required, which facilitates test setup, and internal preselection suppresses image frequency and other spurious emissions that typically occur during harmonic mixing. Optionally, instrument can be equipped with internal analysis bandwidth of 500 MHz. When combined R&S FSW-B2000 option and R&S RTO oscilloscope, analysis bandwidth of 2 GHz can be achieved. Read More

communication systems & equipment, test & measuring instruments

Video Testers perform HDMI 2.0 compliance tests.

June 11, 2015

Supporting additional tests, R&S VTC/VTE/VTS Series provides in-depth assessment of 4K/UltraHD consumer electronics equipment for compliance with HDMI 2.0 interface standards. These include tests for HDMI sources on devices such as media players or mobile phones as well as for HDMI sinks including TVs, AVV receivers, or projectors. Certified 6G tests include: Source TMDS Protocol, Source Video Timing, Source AVI InfoFrame and GCP, Sink Video Timing, and Sink Pixel Decoding.  Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Phase Noise Analyzer/VCO Tester supports functional upgrades.

May 22, 2015

Covering frequency range up to 50 GHz, R&S FSWP phase noise tester can measure spectral purity of such signal sources as generators, synthesizers, and VCOs. Phase noise of local oscillator, coupled with cross-correlation, facilitates signal source measurement. In addition to being able to measure phase noise of pulsed sources as well as residual phase noise under pulsed conditions, unit can also be upgraded to signal and spectrum analyzer. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Test System meets PTCRB and GCF requirements.

May 12, 2015

With R&S CMW-PQA performance quality analysis test system, network operators, manufacturers of user equipment and chipsets as well as test houses can carry out testing in line with PTCRB RFT 113 and GCF data performance item. Scalable system uses R&S CONTEST software to create customer-specific test plans. Smallest variant is available to PTCRB RFT 113 users and consists of R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester with integrated fader. Read More

electronic components & devices

Signal Generator offers DOCSIS 3.1 setups for device testing.

April 28, 2015

Used for network component development and receiver tests, R&S CLGD signal generator can simulate channel loading scenarios composed of DOCSIS 3.1, digital (J.83/A/B/C), and analog TV signals in downstream as well as DOCSIS 3.1/3.0 signals in upstream. Frequency range of 47–1,218 MHz (1,794 MHz optionally) for downstream enables simultaneously generation of up to six 192 MHz DOCSIS 3.1 channels or up to 160 QAM channels. Individual channels are continuously modulated in real-time. Read More


Automated Test Software supports multiport DUTs.

April 7, 2015

Designed to boost speed and efficiency, R&S ZNrun Software assists users in configuring measurements specifically for multiport DUTs using R&S vector network analyzers. User selects VNA and any additional test equipment and sets parameters to be measured on DUT. Based on this information, software takes over communications with test equipment, makes all settings, and executes and controls test sequence. Procedure simplifies time-consuming characterization of multiport components. Read More

test & measuring instruments

RF Upconverter enables compact microwave VSG with range to 40 GHz.

April 3, 2015

Available as pure CW upconverter and as version for I/Q-modulated signals, R&S SGU100A 40 GHz RF upconverter comes in 2U and ½ 19 in. rack width or 1U and full 19 in. rack width versions. Use with R&S SGS100A suits ultrawideband aerospace and defense applications. Starting from 12 GHz, R&S SGU100A can be used with 2 GHz I/Q modulation bandwidth. Together with R&S SMW200A high end vector signal generator, compact system with maximum of 3-phase coherent outputs up to 40 GHz can be set up. Read More

electronic components & devices

Single-Box VSG creates digitally modulated signals up to 40 GHz.

March 20, 2015

Combining baseband generator and RF generator with fading, AWGN, and MIMO capabilities in one box, R&S SMW200A supports microwave frequency options (100 kHz to 12.75 GHz, 100 kHz to 31.8 GHz, and 100 kHz to 40 GHz) for development applications requiring complex multichannel scenarios. This vector signal generator (VSG) creates signals for radar and satellite applications as well as 5G technology development. Integrated baseband offers RF modulation bandwidth of 160 MHz. Read More

optics & photonics, test & measuring instruments

Signal Analyzer offers 2 GHz analysis bandwidth.

March 16, 2015

With R&S FSW-B2000 hardware option, R&S FSW Analyzer enables users to demodulate extremely wideband signals and analyze them in detail. Unit offers frequency range up to 67 GHz, allowing users to measure EVM values of communication signals or chirp rate on chirped radar systems. Performance features make instrument suitable for developers of devices and components complying with IEEE 802.11ad WLAN standard, enabling transmission of high data rates over short distances. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Test System targets in-vehicle emergency call systems.

March 13, 2015

Set up as GNSS simulator, R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester and R&S SMBV100A vector signal generator allow manufacturers of automatic in-vehicle systems to perform pre-conformance tests on ERA GLONASS modules in lab. R&S CMW-KA095 software simulates PSAP and controls R&S CMW500 emulating wireless communications network. With test solution, users can verify whether IVS modem can successfully initiate emergency call, transmit correct MSD, and establish voice connection with PSAP. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Test System supports video performance measurements.

March 13, 2015

Integrating R&S VTE video performance measurement tester, R&S CMW-PQA Test System can measure all key eMBMS (evolved multimedia broadcast multicast service) video performance indicators in line with leading network operator test plans, including frame rate, visible dropouts caused by dropped frames, picture freeze, playback, A/V sync, and user experience as measured by mean opinion score algorithm. Test solution also simultaneously measures current drain and battery runtime of mobile devices. Read More

services, test & measuring instruments

Wireless Communications Tester supports OTT app analysis.

March 12, 2015

R&S CMW-PQA performance quality analysis test system supports over the top (OTT) application analysis software that lets network operators and mobile device manufacturers analyze and assess behavior of OTT apps on mobile devices. Users gain insight into which server OTT app registers with, number of connections it initiates, and network traffic volume it generates. Core test system component also provides IP and protocol statistical analysis function to analyze mobile phone battery drain. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Radio Communication Tester features integrated IMS server.

March 10, 2015

With IP Multimedia Subsystem server, R&S CMW500 wideband radio communication tester supports end-to-end voice and video calls and can test interaction between two mobile devices. Users can configure and save virtual subscribers with varying usage profiles, and all IMS server's functionalities can be fully automated. Together with R&S CMW500 IP analysis function, it is possible to analyze transmitted data and media information for VoLTE, such as whether mobile phone uses correct Codec. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, test & measuring instruments

Autonomous Scanner facilitates mobile network optimization.

March 10, 2015

Integrating processor and operating without external PC, R&S TSMA provides high-speed collection of data in all available mobile networks and is operated via SwissQual QualiPoc Android smartphone/tablet. While recording data collected by scanner, QualiPoc Android simultaneously carries out voice and data tests, and displays captured values from scanner in real-time. With 350 MHz to 4.4 GHz measurement bandwidth, scanner covers all bands specified for wireless communications technologies. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers

Current Probe evaluates switch mode power supplies.

March 5, 2015

At 100 MHz bandwidth, R&S RT-ZC20B Current Probe can measure AC and DC of max 30 A (RMS)/50 A (peak) current with resolution of 10 mA. Via probe interface, R&S RTO, R&S RTE, and R&S RTM oscilloscopes automatically detect up to 4 current probes connected in parallel. Instruments also automatically adjust vertical scaling and zeroing settings. Degaussing function is activated directly on instrument. With oscilloscopes' 16-bit high definition option, currents less than 1 mA can also be measured. Read More

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