For prime-speed, high-throughput testing of all types of 5G FR1 base stations and small cells in addition to for RF parts characterization or manufacturing, Rohde & Schwarz introduces the brand new R&S PVT360A efficiency vector tester. Inside a minimal footprint, the compact single field instrument gives most efficiency with its sign era and evaluation capabilities. Demanding necessities of the take a look at atmosphere resembling minimal Error Vector Magnitude (EVM) in take a look at indicators and excessive take a look at throughput are all fulfilled. The non-compulsory second generator and analyzer help multiport element exams, true MIMO testing or just double the take a look at capability.
Caption: The R&S PVT360A combines preferrred capabilities for e.g. 5G base station manufacturing take a look at with a minimal footprint and most efficiency.
Rohde & Schwarz introduces the brand new R&S PVT360A efficiency vector tester, a VSG/VSA single field tester optimized for FR1 base station, small cell and RF element testing in manufacturing and characterization environments. It meets the more and more demanding necessities for 5G NR FR1 base station and small cell exams, ensuing from additions to the unique 3GPP Launch 15 specification in Releases 16 and 17. The instrument’s frequency vary from 400 MHz to eight GHz covers not simply all 5G FR1 necessities, but in addition the extension to unlicensed frequency bands within the USA to 7.125 GHz. The five hundred MHz most sign bandwidth far exceeds the 5G FR1 most of 100 MHz, supporting out of band and adjoining channel leakage ratio (ACLR) measurements.
For max take a look at throughput, two impartial sign mills and analyzers allow quick parallel measurements; the dual channels every help eight parallel full-duplex take a look at ports. For every channel, the output take a look at sign might be broadcast to all eight ports. For enter, ports are fast-switched in lower than 10 microseconds for sequential evaluation of both parallel or multiport gadgets. Transmit¬ter and receiver exams might be carried out in parallel; the R&S PVT360A optimizes take a look at sequences to reduce any idle time between outcome processing. With the second channel put in, customers can run True MIMO 2×2 exams with the sign paths examined in parallel, not sequentially. The non-compulsory good channel mode divides the R&S PVT360A in as much as eight separate digital devices, every with impartial output indicators and enter measurements. The generator and analyzer are shared throughout the digital instru-ments, with optimized useful resource scheduling for all calculations and processing.
For many manufacturing take a look at necessities, customary compliant waveforms for 5G NR launch 15, 16 and 17 (plus WLAN requirements as much as 8 GHz) help all typical base station transmitter and receiver exams resembling EVM, output energy or frequency error. Specifically for element characterization functions, with builders trying to find the very best doable efficiency, the low EVM of the R&S PVT360A sign generator gives excessive precision take a look at indicators for minimal measurement uncertainty. If extra indicators are required, custom-made waveforms could also be created utilizing WinIQSIM2, the PC-based waveform creation program. For extra evaluation the R&S VSE Vector Sign Explorer PC-based sign analyzer software program is utilized.
To cowl the total vary of necessities within the extraordinarily price-sensitive marketplace for manufacturing take a look at with a single instrument, the R&S PVT360A choice idea helps setups from a single generator and analyzer with eight take a look at ports for frequencies from 400 MHz to six GHz and a bandwidth of 250 MHz, as much as the whole twin channel configuration every with the total frequency and bandwidth ranges of 8 GHz and 500 MHz. All updates are by keycode, and might be put in immediately.