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WLAN Test Set MT8860C

WLAN Test Set

This product has been discontinued

The Anritsu MT8860C is the only WLAN Test Set with Network and Direct modes for testing WLAN devices conforming to IEEE 802.11 standards.

The MT8860C is an integrated one-box test set dedicated to testing 802.11 WLAN devices. It provides a high-speed measurement solution that is suitable for both production testing and design proving.

The MT8860C replaces existing test systems that typically require power meters, spectrum analyzers, and Gold Radios with external attenuators. The result is a test instrument with faster integration into production, offers a universal solution for all WLAN chip sets, and is simpler to maintain and calibrate. The MT8860C also reduces test system costs, increases production throughput, and delivers the most flexible WLAN testing available.

The MT8860C has two modes of operation: Network and Direct. The "Network" mode uses standard WLAN signaling and can be used for testing both the transmitter and receiver of DUTs. In "Direct" mode, the MT8860C tests DUT receivers by generating and transmitting WLAN packets, and tests DUT transmitters with its built-in transmitter analyzer. In Direct mode, the DUT must be controlled by the test mode software utility from the silicon supplier. The user interface is implemented through the supplied LANLook software package. LANLook runs on a standard PC and uses a conventional Windows®, based interface for both instrument configuration and results displays in clear numerical and graphical formats. LANLook communicates with the MT8860C through a GPIB interface.

  • Integrated test set for 802.11a/b/g/n transmitter and receiver measurements
  • "Network" mode - tests devices using standard WLAN protocols to establish a connection to the DUT
  • Automatic configuration of DUT IP settings using built-in DHCP server
  • Packet loopback feature for simplified DUT transmitter measurements
  • Built-in reference radio for calibrated receiver Packet Error Ratio (PER) measurements
  • "Direct" mode - tests WLAN devices with the support of test mode software from the silicon supplier
  • Transmission of user defined WLAN packets
  • Built-in transmitter analyzer
  • Shorter test system design time
  • High-speed transmitter measurements including power burst profile, spectral mask and CCDF
  • Error Vector Magnitude (EVM) measurements with constellation diagrams
  • LANLook software for instrument configuration and results display
  • CombiTest software for production test requirements
Smartphone testing with CombiTest and MT8860C

Smart Phone Testing with CombiTest and the MT8860C
A short video explaining how to use the Anritsu MT8860C and the CombiTest software to make WLAN measurements on a smartphone.

Using CombiTest and the MT8860C to validate an 802.11a/b/g/n module

Using CombiTest & MT8860C to validate 802.11a/b/g/n module
A short video explaining how to make WLAN measurements on an 802.11a/b/g/n module using the Anritsu MT8860C test instrument and the CombiTest software.

Using LANLook and the MT8860C to test an iPhone

Using LANLook and the MT8860C to Test an iPhone
A short video explaining how wireless LAN validation measurements can be made on an Apple iPhone by using the Anritsu MT8860C test set and the LANLook software.

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