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Spectrum Master

This product has been discontinued Replacement Model(s) : MS2720T
Spectrum and Interference Analyzer Highlights
  • Measure: Occupied Bandwidth, Channel Power, ACPR, C/I, Emission Masks
  • Interference Analyzer: Spectrogram, Signal Strength, RSSI, Mapping
  • Dynamic Range: > 104 dB in 1 Hz RBW
  • DANL: –160 dBm in 1 Hz RBW @ 1 GHz preamp On
  • Phase Noise: –100 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset at 1 GHz
  • Frequency Accuracy: ± 25 ppb with GPS On
  • 1 Hz to 10 MHz Resolution Bandwidth (RBW)
  • Traces: Normal, Max Hold, Min Hold, Average, # of Averages
  • Detectors: Peak, Negative, Sample, Quasi-peak, and true RMS
  • Markers: 6, each with a Delta Marker, or 1 Reference with 6 Deltas
  • Limit Lines: up to 40 segments with one-button envelope creation
  • Trace Save-on-Event: crossing limit line or sweep complete
  • Sweep Modes: Fast, Performance, No FFT, burst detect

Anritsu's latest generation of handheld spectrum analyzers includes the MS2723C Spectrum Master. This represents the company's highest performance handheld spectrum analyzer from the MS272xC family. Exciting new features and options bring more value to the user over our previous generations:

  • Frequency Coverage - 9 kHz to 13 GHz
  • Broadband preamplifiers over the whole frequency range for increased sensitivity around 20 dB
  • Three Sweep Modes – with improved Sweep Speed - up to 100 times faster
  • Resolution Bandwidths from 1 Hz to 10 MHz
  • New triggering choices including hysteresis, hold-off, and delay
  • More zero-span capabilities including 10 MHz RBW & VBW
  • Enhanced Spectrum Analyzer GUI including large marker display choice
  • Choice of display options for readability – normal, black and white, night vision, high contrast
  • On-screen Interference Mapping as part of the Interference Analysis option
  • LTE Measurements up to 20 MHz
  • 30 MHz Wide Zero-Span IF Output at 140 MHz center frequency for external demodulation of virtually any other wideband signal
  • Burst detect captures 200 μs bursts the first time, every time

The Spectrum Master MS2723C features over 30 analyzers in one to meet virtually every measurement need. In addition to spectrum analysis a user can select optional capabilities and analyzers including:

  • High Accuracy Power Meter
  • Interference Analyzer
  • Channel Scanner
  • 140 MHz Zero-Span IF Output, 30 MHz bandwidth
  • GPS Receiver
  • Increase frequency accuracy, geo-tag data collection
  • Secure data operation
  • 3GPP Signal Analyzers
  • 3GPP2 Signal Analyzers
  • CDMA2000 1X, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • IEEE 802.16 Signal Analyzers
  • Fixed WiMAX, Mobile WiMAX

For post processing data collected on your instrument utilize Master Software Tools – a PC program included with the instrument. It provides powerful data analysis tools for spectrum clearing and interference monitoring. And the Remote Access Tool allows the user to see and control the instrument over a LAN connection.

Weighing about 8 pounds fully loaded, including a Li-Ion battery, the fully functional Spectrum Master MS2723C family of handheld spectrum analyzers are light enough to take anywhere, including up a tower.

Continuous frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 13 GHz gives the wireless professional the performance needed for the most demanding measurements. Whether your application is spectrum monitoring, hidden signal detection, RF and microwave signal measurements, microwave backhaul testing or cellular signal measurements, the Spectrum Master MS2723C gives you the tools you need to make the job easier and more productive.


Convenient operating procedures, high sensitivity, excellent repeatability and exceptional performance enable the MS2723C to simplify measurements on wireless systems for easy verification of system compliance. Typical applications include:

  • Transmitter Spectrum Analysis - occupied bandwidth, channel power, adjacent channel power ratio and modulation
  • Received Signal Analysis - location and identification of in-band interference and out-of-band spurious signals and spectral masks
  • Signal Strength Mapping - to determine the most suitable location for antennas, base stations and repeaters
  • Field analysis of 3G signals – fast sweep speed, field-swappable battery, smart measurements and daylight-viewable display make the MS2723C an ideal choice for the challenge of rugged environments
  • Broadcast measurement AM & FM analog and IBOC proofing measurements
  • Interference mitigation in many diverse situations including wireless patient telemetry in hospitals
  • Burst detect captures 200 μs bursts the first time, every time
Option Description Option Ordering Number
Option 7 Secure Data Operation MS2723C-0007
Option 31 GPS (GPS antenna required - part number 2000-1528-R) MS2723 C-0031
Option 19 High Accuracy Power Meter (Power Sensor not included) MS2723C-0019
Option 25 Interference Analysis - provides a spectrogram display, signal strengh with
audible tone and RSSI (received signal strength indication)
Option 27 Channel Scanner - adds the capability to select up to 20 channels or signals
to monitor (Great for interference mitigation)
Option 89 Zero Span IF Output MS2723C-0089
Option 9 RF & Demodulation Hardware MS2723C-0009
Option 40 GSM/GPRS/EDGE RF Measurements (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0040
Option 41 GSM/GPRS/EDGE Demodulation (requires Opt. 009) MS2723C-0041
Option 44 W-CDMA/HSDPA RF Measurements (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0044
Option 45 W-CDMA Demodulator (requires Opt. 009) MS2723C-0045
Option 65 W-CDMA/HSDPA Demodulator (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0065
Option 35 W-CDMA/HSDPA OTA (requires Opt. 009 and 0031) MS2723C-0035
Option 60 TD-SCDMA / HSDPA RF Measurements (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0060
Option 61 TD-SCDMA Demodulator (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0061
Option 38 TD-SCDMA / HSDPA (OTA) Over the Air (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0038
Option 509 AM/FM/PM Analyzer MS2723C-0509
Option 541 LTE RF Measurements (requires option 0009) MS2723C-0541
Option 542 LTE Modulation Measurements (requires option 0009) MS2723C-0542
Option 543 LTE BW = 15 MHz, 20 MHz (requires Option 0541 or 0542 and option 0009) MS2723C-0543
Option 546 LTE Over-the-Air (OTA) Measurements (requires option 0009) MS2723C-0546
Option 551 TD-LTE RF Measurements (BW = 10 MHz) MS2723C-0551
Option 552 TD-LTE Modulation Measurements (BW = 10 MHz) MS2723C-0552
Option 556 TD-LTE Over-the-Air Measurements MS2723C-0556
Option 42 cdmaOne / CDMA 2000 1X RF Measurements (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0042
Option 43 cdmaOne/ CDMA2000 1X Demodulator (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0043
Option 33 cdmaOne / CDMA2000 1X Over The Air (OTA) Measurements
(requires Option 009 and 0031)
Option 62 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO RF Measurements (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0062
Option 63 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Demodulator (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0063
Option 34 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Over The Air (OTA) Measurements
(requires Option 009 and 0031)
Option 46 Fixed WiMAX RF Measurements (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0046
Option 47 Fixed WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0047
Option 66 Mobile WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0066
Option 67 Mobile WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0067
Option 37 Mobile WiMAX, Over the Air (requires Option 009) MS2723C-0037
Option 90 Gated Sweep MS2722C-0090
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