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Anritsu Announces Remote Control Capability for Industry’s First High-power, Battery-operated Portable PIM Test Analyzer

25/02/2013
More Efficient, Hands-free Testing to remotely control the PIM Master™ MW82119A via Laptop or Tablet

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Morgan Hill, CA – February 25th, 2013 – Anritsu introduces Windows-based remote control software for its truly portable PIM Master MW82119A. Field technicians on the ground can now control an MW82119A configured on top of the tower, making it easier and more efficient to conduct highly accurate Passive Intermodulation (PIM) measurements, especially for difficult-to-access sites, such as Remote Radio Head (RRH) installations.


The free software is compatible with Windows® XP (SP2) through to Windows® 7 64 bit running on a laptop or tablet. Connection to the PIM Master MW82119A can be made over Ethernet or compact Wi-Fi travel router. The software is compatible with all six PIM Master MW82119A models, which address key frequency ranges, including the upper and lower 700 MHz bands, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, and 1900/2100 MHz. The new software continues Anritsu’s commitment to providing the marketplace with test solutions that address field market conditions.


PIM Master MW82119A analyzers incorporate Anritsu’s patented Distance-to-PIM™ (DTP) technology, allowing tower contractors, maintenance contractors, and wireless service provider field technicians to pinpoint the location of PIM problems, whether they are on the tower or outside the antenna system. The analyzers also test at 40W, which allows the PIM Master MW82119A to locate faults that conventional 20W test solutions might miss, such as intermittent and power-sensitive PIM problems.


As with all Anritsu handheld test solutions, the PIM Master MW82119A is designed to withstand transportation shock, vibration, and harsh outdoor test conditions associated with cell site deployment, installation, and maintenance. Testing is simplified by the analyzer’s ability to save and recall test set ups for standardized testing, and limit lines can be set for visual and/or audible pass/fail criteria. Anritsu’s Line Sweep Tools can be used to manage PIM Master MW82119A measurements, and generate reports that combine VSWR data, as well as PIM data into a unified site report.


The PIM Master MW82119A remote control software will be available for download from the Anritsu website after March 8, 2013.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 110 years. The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90 countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.

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Jonathan Borrill
Director of Marketing
Anritsu EMEA Limited
200 Capability Green
Luton
Bedfordshire
LU1 3LU
Tel: 01582 433200
Fax: 01582 731303
Email: Jonathan Borrill

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