Communication & Network Testers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network testing and cable verification.

October 2, 2015

Featuring handheld design with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines network testing, IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing — all with capability of saving and printing results from PC. Tester measures cable length using TDR technology and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification. Unit enables quick identification of network drops link capability and current link status as well as presence of PoE on network drop. 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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Analyzers measure real-time power transfer efficacy.

September 25, 2015

E5072A, E5061B, and E5063A ENA Series network analyzers support wireless power transfer (WPT) analysis software (Option 006), which enables characterization of coupled coils and resonators as well as measurement of power transfer efficiency in real-time via arbitrary load impedance setting. Also, software enables analyzer users to perform 2D/3D simulation for visualizing dependency of load impedance in wireless power transfer systems. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Vector Network Analyzer performs passive component testing.

September 24, 2015

Future proof and ready to evolve as technologies change, Model E5063A is available with 5 options covering frequency ranges of 100 kHz to 500 MHz, 1.5 GHz, 3.0 GHz, 6.5 GHz, and 14 GHz. Unit features trace noise of 0.002 dB rms, typical dynamic range of 122 dB, and stability of 0.01 dB/°C. Analyzer provides optimized performance and functionality for testing simple passive components, such as antennas, cables, filters, and PCBs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Suite automates wireless communications analysis.

September 21, 2015

Wireless Quality Testing Product Suite includes all necessary functionalities within portable equipment for true mobile test, including Voice Quality, Video Quality, and Data Quality, executed in automated fashion. Web-based client application accesses central database for results and supports call control of various mobile device networks, including capability of sending/recording voice, testing video conferencing, and testing data over mobile devices while analyzing performance. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Network Analyzer features multiport architecture.

September 11, 2015

Providing 1 MHz to 9 GHz frequency coverage, M9485A PXIe VNA supports high-volume wireless component manufacturing of front-end modules, switches, and filters used in mobile phones and base stations. With up to 24 ports, all receivers synchronize with common source to measure all S-parameters at once. Analyzer performs at speeds of 5 msec at 201 points with 2-port calibration. Unit features wide dynamic range up to 142 dB, low trace noise of 0.001-dBrms at 10 kHz IFBW, and 0.005 dB/°C stability. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Network Analyzer accelerates root-cause discovery.

July 29, 2015

Available for rental, Fluke Networks OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet enables IT and network engineers to analyze wired/wireless network versus application issues when problems occur or during initial set-up. Tablet finds devices, networks, and problems within seconds to get to root-cause, while network monitoring with performance health checks helps optimize critical infrastructure and applications on track for smooth running. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscope System offers MIPI C-PHY TX test solution.

June 25, 2015

With Tektronix C-PHY Solution, engineers developing next-generation camera technologies using C-PHY 1.0 interface can conduct in-depth analyses, debugging, and characterization of designs. Solution combines C-PHY Essential software, 4-lane C-PHY traffic generator, single-lane oscilloscope-based C-PHY protocol decoder, and C-PHY termination board. While C-PHY Essential software is designed for TX characterization, it can also be used by designers for receiver calibration. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Protocol Analyzer enables line-rate Wireshark analysis.

June 22, 2015

Facilitating Ethernet packet capture/inspection, Hammerhead™ for SierraNet™ Protocol Analysis systems integrates dedicated, line-rate protocol analyzer with Wireshark™ network packet capture application. Solution melds SierraNet recording abilities and Wireshark's UI to supply complete, upper level traffic captures. When nanosecond trigger granularity is required, Net Protocol Suite™ provides tools, which includes timer and counter functions, for creating complex and detailed capture solutions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Bed supports network function virtualization.

June 11, 2015

With TeraVM Elastic Test Bed, network function vendors and service providers can share lab assets between facilities. This enables engineers to create virtual test pods to stress test network functions. Traffic generation resources can be dynamically reallocated to where they are needed most, bringing agility and scalability to test operations. Elastic test bed enhances TeraVM IP traffic emulation tool by enabling test pods which can scale to terabits per second of application traffic. 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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Test System measures voice, video, and data quality.

June 10, 2015

Using Dual Universal Telephone Adapter, VQuad™ tests all types of data to and from smartphone or tablet, confirming performance, quality, and reliability. System includes Video Application Controller for fully automated control of all active test agents as well as communication from individual VQuad™ nodes for initiating tests and retrieving test results. Using VQuad™ scripts, complete test can be performed including Call Control, Voice Quality, Delay Measurements, NetTest, and Video Conference. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

VP9 Compliance Test Suite verifies decoder performance.

June 8, 2015

VP9 test bitstreams enable IC vendors developing VP9 compliant decoders to validate VP9 decoder implementation. Compliant with VP9 specification, test suite provides solution for VP9 decoder validation that covers Profile 0 (8-bit depth, 4:2:0 chroma sampling), Profile 2 (10-bit depth, 4:2:0 chroma sampling), all compression tools, and multiple resolutions up to 4K @ 60fps. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Test Set addresses LTE-A carrier aggregation. .

May 27, 2015

Created for functional and RF design validation in 4G era and beyond, E7515A UXM supports downlink 4CC1, 256 QAM, and LTE-U with up to 3 unlicensed carriers, as well as FDD-TDD mixed CA and uplink intra- and inter-band CA measurements. System also supports 3GPP category 0 for low-power M2M devices. With W-CDMA/HSPA+ capabilities, UXM enables 3G data throughput testing with integrated fading and CPC statistics, inter-RAT mobility and handover verification, and time-aligned multi-format logging. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network, cable, and voltage testing.

May 20, 2015

Combining network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing in handheld tester with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit can save and print test results from PC. System will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Using TDR technology, Net Prowler™ measures cable length and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, selected pair, or selected pin. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Processing Card characterizes power amplifiers.

May 20, 2015

With M9451A PXIe Measurement Accelerator, engineers can make closed/open loop digital pre-distortion and envelope tracking measurements in tens of milliseconds. M9451A is integrated with RF PA/FEM Characterization and Test, Reference Solution, to provide high throughput while maintaining accurate S-parameter, harmonic distortion, power and demodulation measurements. Reference Solution enables full characterization of next-generation power amplifier modules. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microwave VNAs support integrated spectrum analysis capability.

May 20, 2015

PNA and PNA-X Series microwave vector network analyzers (VNAs) support spectrum analyzer capability, which simplifies system connections and conserves time by instilling high-speed spurious measurements in instruments used to characterize S-parameters, compression, and distortion. Also, VNAs can perform simultaneous spectrum measurements on all test ports, while in-fixture and on-wafer measurements gain benefits of VNA calibration and de-embedding. 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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet/IP Tester works with 10G Ethernet/IP networks.

May 7, 2015

Along with internal 8 GB DDR3 memory, PacketExpert 10G™ has two 10 Gbps optical ports and two 10/100/1000 Mbps electrical/optical ports capable of BERT, Smart Loopback, RFC 2544, Wirespeed Record and Playback, IP Link Simulation and Impairment Emulation (IPLinkSim™), and Y.1564 (ExpertSAM™) testing. GUI provides access to all functions, and CLI lets users access functionalities remotely via TCL or Python client and MAPS™ CLI Server. Loopback capability is standard on all ports. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Protocol Analyzer works with USB Type-C, Power Delivery 2.0.

May 7, 2015

Mercury T2C pocket-sized, 5.8 oz, hardware-based USB protocol analyzer supports USB Type-C and Power Delivery 2.0 standards, including capture and decoding of all packets over USB Type-C Configuration Channel (CC). Such CC packets include negotiation of USB current capabilities and entrance to/exit from Alternate Modes. Included adapters enable use with existing devices and hosts, and CATC Trace™ display is standard. Read More