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Video Testers support MHL 2.0 compliance tests.

Press Release Summary:

Dec 12, 2012 - R&S VTC/VTE/VTS video testers are certified for acceptance testing on MHL 2.0 interface. Capabilities let manufacturers perform acceptance testing on sources, loads, and dongles in accordance with test items detailed in sections 3.2, 4.2, and 5.2 of Compliance Test Specifications (CTS) 2.0. This requires video testers to be equipped with R&S VT-B2350 or R&S VT-B2351 MHL analyzer/generator module. Transmissions in packet-pixel and 24-bit mode are supported.

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co - DEU

Original Press Release

Rohde & Schwarz Video Testers Now Support Compliance Tests on Devices Equipped with an MHL 2.0 Interface

Press release date: Dec 06, 2012

Munich – In late November, the MHL Consortium certified the R&S VTC, R&S VTE and R&S VTS video testers from Rohde & Schwarz for acceptance testing on the new MHL 2.0 interface. This interface is used by mobile consumer electronics equipment, for example, to transmit 3D video data to HDTV devices.

The Rohde & Schwarz video tester family now allows manufacturers to perform acceptance testing on sources, loads and dongles in accordance with the test items detailed in sections 3.2, 4.2 and 5.2 of Compliance Test Specifications (CTS) 2.0. This requires the video testers to be equipped with an R&S VT-B2350 or R&S VT-B2351 MHL analyzer/generator module – to make them suitable not only for acceptance testing but also for protocol and video analysis with transmissions via the MHL 2.0 interface. Transmissions in packet-pixel as well as in 24-bit mode are supported. For more information on the MHL compliance test, visit and refer to Methods of Implementation (MOI) for CTS 2.0.

The R&S VT-B2350 and R&S VT-B2351 MHL modules are now available. In addition, an HDMI as well as an analog interface module are available for the video testers of the R&S VTx family. For more information, visit

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Rohde & Schwarz
Rohde & Schwarz is an independent group of companies specializing in electronics. It is a leading supplier of solutions in the fields of test and measurement, broadcasting, radiomonitoring and radiolocation, as well as secure communications. Established almost 80 years ago, Rohde & Schwarz has a global presence and a dedicated service network in over 70 countries. It has approx. 8700 employees and achieved a net revenue of Euros 1.8 billion (US$ 2.3 billion) in fiscal year 2011/2012 (July 2011 to June 2012). Company headquarters are in Munich, Germany.