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Signal Analyzer MS2830A

Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer

MS2830A
This product has been discontinued
Overview
  • Top-class spectrum analyzer measurement speed
  • Provides ±0.3dB (typ.) total level accuracy
  • Best-in-class dynamic range
  • Spectrum analyzer supporting built-in vector signal generator, analog signal generator, audio analyzer and modulation analysis (options)
  • Offers modulation analysis, such as LTE/LTE-Advanced, Mobile WiMAX, WLAN IEEE802.11a/b/g/j/n/p/ac and FM/ΦM/AM (options)
  • Noise Figure, BER and Transmission Characteristics measurement (options)
  • Excellent eco-friendly product with low power consumption of 110 VA min.

Related Products: 26.5 GHz/43 GHz Models

The Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer MS2830A is a with top-class measurement speed at medium-class price. It has best-of-class dynamic range (average noise level [DANL]: –153 dBm, third-order intermodulation distortion [TOI]: +15 dBm) and excellent ±0.3 dB (typ.) total level accuracy using unique level calibration technology.

The MS2830A’s unique Capture & Playback function enables users to capture real-world signals in the field and then recreate them in the lab or on the production line. The MS2830A offers the performance and measurement speed of a high-end test instrument for a mid-range price. Features include:

  • Best-of-class dynamic range and total level accuracy minimize measurement uncertainty and maximize production yield
  • Wide variety of built-in measurement functions, including channel power, occupied bandwidth, adjacent channel leakage power (ACLR), spurious emissions, and much more
  • Low Phase Noise Performance option MS2830A-066 greatly improves phase noise for signals below 3.6 GHz, enabling unmatched performance for the most challenging narrowband adjacent channel leakage power and spurious emissions tests
  • Optional wideband vector signal analysis enables frequency vs. time, phase vs. time, spectrogram, and CCDF measurements
  • Comprehensive vector modulation analysis of proprietary and standard wireless communications signals, including LTE/LTE-Advanced, W-CDMA, GSM/EDGE, TD-SCDMA, CDMA2000, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/j/n/p, ZigBee, P25 Phase 1 & 2, DMR, NXDN and ITU-R Positive Train Control
  • Optional integrated vector signal generator produces continuous wave and I/Q modulated signals to support Tx and Rx testing
  • Audio Analyzer option MS2830A-018 enables complete Tx and Rx testing for analog radios, eliminating need for a dedicated instrument
  • Noise Figure Measurement Function option MS2830A-017 and Preamplifier option MS2830A-008 enable precise noise figure measurements

  • Brochure

    ■ Key Performance

    Frequency Range MS2830A-040: 9 kHz to 3.6 GHz
    MS2830A-041: 9 kHz to 6 GHz
    MS2830A-043: 9 kHz to 13.5 GHz
    Total Level Accuracy ±0.3 dB (typ.) (include ATT switching deviation + frequency response)
    Note: general "absolute" amplitude accuracy does not include ATT switching deviation and frequency response.
    Dynamic Range 168 dBm*1
    Third-order intermodulation distortion [TOI*2]: +15 dBm
    Average noise level [DANL*3]: -153 dBm/Hz
    Adjacent Channel Leakage Power [ACLR] -78 dBc (W-CDMA: with noise cancellation function ON)
    SSB Phase Noise -109 dBc/Hz (@ 500 MHz, 1 kHz offset, with MS2830A-066)
    -118 dBc/Hz (@ 500 MHz, 10 kHz offset, with MS2830A-066)
    -133 dBc/Hz (@ 500 MHz, 100 kHz offset, with MS2830A-066)
    -122 dBc/Hz (@ 220 MHz, 25 kHz offset, with MS2830A-066)
    Important for measuring proximity spurious, phase noise, and narrowband communications

    *1: Difference between TOI and DANL as simple reference
    *2: TOI (Third Order Intercept)
    *3: DANL (Displayed Average Noise Level)

    ■ Signal Analyzer Function

    Analysis Bandwidth 10, 31.25, 62.5*4, 125*4 MHz
    *4:An image response is received when setting the bandwidth to more than 31.25 MHz.
    This can be used when not inputting a signal frequency outside the MS2830A analysis bandwidth (125 MHz max.).
    The MS2690A/91A/92A is recommended for other measurement purposes.

    ■ Vector Signal Generator (MS2830A-020/021)

    Frequency Range MS2830A-020: 250 kHz to 3.6 GHz
    MS2830A-021: 250 kHz to 6 GHz
    Arbitrary Waveform Generator RF modulation bandwidth: 120 MHz (Pre-installed baseband generator)
    Internal baseband reference clock: 20 kHz to 160 MHz
    Level Accuracy ±0.5 dB (typ.)
    Large-Capacity Memory 256 MB = 64 Msamples/channel
    1 GB = 256 Msamples/channel (MS2830A-027)
    Internal AWGN generator (MS2830A-028)

    ■ Analog Signal Generator (MS2830A-088)

    Frequency Range 100 kHz to 3 GHz

    ■ BER Measurement Function (MS2830A-026)

    Input Bit Rate 100 bps to 10 Mbps
    Input Level TTL 3.3 V
    solutions
     Application  Name/Functions  Model No.  Brochure  Product Introduction  Others
     Spectrum Analyzer  3.6 GHz Signal Analyzer
     6 GHz Signal Analyzer
     13.5 GHz Signal Analyzer
     MS2830A-040
     MS2830A-041
     MS2830A-043
     Download  Download  
     Signal Analyzer  Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 31.25 MHz; (Requires MS2830A-006)
     Analysis Bandwidth 10 MHz
     Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 62.5 MHz
     (Requires MS2830A-006,005)
     Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 125 MHz
     (Requires MS2830A-006,005,077)
     MS2830A-005

     MS2830A-006
     MS2830A-077

     MS2830A-078

     Download
     LTE/LTE-Advanced (FDD)  LTE Downlink Measurement Software  MX269020A  Download  Download  
     LTE-Advanced FDD Downlink Measurement Software  MX269020A-001  
     LTE Uplink Measurement Software  MX269021A  
     LTE-Advanced FDD Uplink Measurement Software  MX269021A-001  
     LTE IQproducer  MX269908A  Download  Download  
     LTE-Advanced FDD Option  MX269908A-001  
     LTE/LTE-Advanced (TDD)  LTE TDD Downlink Measurement Software  MX269022A  Download  Download  
     LTE-Advanced TDD Downlink Measurement Software  MX269022A-001  
     LTE TDD Uplink Measurement Software  MX269023A  
     LTE-Advanced TDD Uplink Measurement Software  MX269023A-001  
     LTE TDD IQproducer  MX269910A  Download  Download  
     LTE-Advanced TDD Option  MX269910A-001  
     W-CDMA/HSPA/HSPA
     Evolution
     W-CDMA/HSPA Downlink Measurement
     Software
     MX269011A  Download  Download  
     W-CDMA/HSPA Uplink Measurement
     Software
     MX269012A  Download  Download  
     W-CDMA IQproducer  Standard function  Download    
     HSDPA/HSUPA IQproducer  MX269901A  Download  Download  
     W-CDMA/HSPA  W-CDMA BS Measurement Software  MX269030A  Download    
     GSM/EDGE  GSM/EDGE Measurement Software  MX269013A  Download  Download  
     EDGE Evolution Measurement Software  MX269013A-001  
     TD-SCDMA  TD-SCDMA Measurement Software  MX269015A  Download    
     TD-SCDMA IQproducer  MX269912A  Download  Download  
     CDMA2000  CDMA2000 Forward Link Measurement
     Software
     MX269024A  Download  Download  
     All Measure Function  MX269024A-001  
     1xEV-DO  EV-DO Forward Link Measurement
     Software
     MX269026A  
     All Measure Function  MX269026A-001  
     Power adjustment
     for Base station
     TRX Sweep Calibration  MX283087A    
     Mobile WiMAX  Mobile WiMAX Measurement Software  MX269010A  Download  Download  
     Mobile WiMAX IQproducer  MX269905A  Download  Download  
     WLAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/j/p/ac)  WLAN (802.11) Measurement Software  MX269028A  Download  Download  
     802.11ac (80 MHz) Measurement Software  MX269028A-001    
     WLAN IQproducer  MX269911A  Download  Download  
     802.11ac (80 MHz) Option  MX269911A-001    
     WLAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)/
    Bluetooth
     WLAN Test Software  MX283027A-001  Download  Download  
     Bluetooth Test Software  MX283027A-002  
     TDMA type (PHS, Digital LMR etc.)
     Vector Modulation Analysis Software  MX269017A  Download  Download  
     TDMA type (PHS, ETC, DSRC,
    Digital LMR etc.)
     TDMA IQproducer  MX269902A  Download  Download  
     Analog Measurement
    (FM/ΦM/AM)
     Analog Measurement Software  MX269018A  Download  Download  
     New spurious tests, such as
     F3E
     Low Phase Noise Performance  MS2830A-066  Download    
     Multi-Carrier signal output  Multi-Carrier IQproducer  MX269904A  Download  Download  
     AMP power calibration
     measurements
       Standard function      Download
     Noise Figure Measurement  Noise Figure Measurement Function  MS2830A-017  Download  Download  
     BER Measurement  BER Measurement Function  MS2830A-026  Download  Download  
     Smart Meter  IEEE802.15.4g
     MR-FSK Measurement Solution
     —    Download  
     WiSUN Alliance
     - PHY Conformance Test Solution
     (WiSUN Alliance members only)
     —  Contact us
     Wi-SUN Protocol Monitor  MX705110A    Download  Download
     Wi-SUN PHY Measurement Software  MX705010A    Download  Download
    Options
     Hardware  MS2830A  Main Frame
     MS2830A-040  3.6 GHz Signal Analyzer
     MS2830A-041  6 GHz Signal Analyzer
     MS2830A-043  13.5 GHz Signal Analyzer
     MS2830A-001  Rubidium Reference Oscillator
     MS2830A-002  High Stability Reference Oscillator
     MS2830A-005  Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 31.25 MHz
     MS2830A-006  Analysis Bandwidth 10 MHz
     MS2830A-077  Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 62.5 MHz (Requires MS2830A-006, 005)
     MS2830A-078  Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 125 MHz (Requires MS2830A-006, 005, 077)
     MS2830A-008  Preamplifier
     MS2830A-010  Phase Noise Measurement Function
     MS2830A-011  2ndary HDD
     MS2830A-016  Precompliance EMI Function
     MS2830A-017  Noise Figure Measurement Function
     MS2830A-018  Audio Analyzer
     MS2830A-026  BER Measurement Function
     MS2830A-066  Low Phase Noise Performance
     MS2830A-020  3.6 GHz Vector Signal Generator
     MS2830A-021  6 GHz Vector Signal Generator
     MS2830A-022  Low Power Extension for Vector Signal Generator
     MS2830A-027  ARB Memory Upgrade 256 Msa for Vector Signal Generator
     MS2830A-028  AWGN
     MS2830A-029  Analog Function Extension for Vector Signal Generator
     MS2830A-088  3.6GHz Analog Signal Generator
     Software
     (Measurement software for
     Signal Analyzer)
     MX269010A  Mobile WiMAX Measurement Software
     MX269011A  W-CDMA/HSPA Downlink Measurement Software
     MX269012A  W-CDMA/HSPA Uplink Measurement Software
     MX269013A  GSM/EDGE Measurement Software
     MX269013A-001  EDGE Evolution Measurement Software
     MX269015A  TD-SCDMA Measurement Software
     MX269017A  Vector Modulation Analysis Software
     MX269018A  Analog Measurement Software
     MX269020A  LTE Downlink Measurement Software
     MX269020A-001  LTE-Advanced FDD Downlink Measurement Software
     MX269021A  LTE Uplink Measurement Software
     MX269021A-001  LTE-Advanced FDD Uplink Measurement Software
     MX269022A  LTE TDD Downlink Measurement Software
     MX269022A-001  LTE-Advanced TDD Downlink Measurement Software
     MX269023A  LTE TDD Uplink Measurement Software
     MX269023A-001  LTE-Advanced TDD Uplink Measurement Software
     MX269024A  CDMA2000 Forward Link Measurement Software
     MX269024A-001  All Measure Function
     MX269026A  EV-DO Forward Link Measurement Software
     MX269026A-001  All Measure Function
     MX269028A  WLAN (802.11) Measurement Software
     MX269028A-001  802.11ac (80 MHz) Measurement Software
     MX269030A  W-CDMA BS Measurement Software
     MX283027A  Wireless Network Device Test Software
     MX283027A-001  WLAN Test Software
     MX283027A-002  Bluetooth Test Software
     MX283087A  TRX Sweep Calibration
     Software
     (Software for waveform pattern
     generation for vector signal
     generator)
     MX269901A  HSDPA/HSUPA IQproducer
     MX269902A  TDMA IQproducer
     MX269904A  Multi-Carrier IQproducer
     MX269905A  Mobile WiMAX IQproducer
     MX269908A  LTE IQproducer
     MX269908A-001  LTE-Advanced FDD Option
     MX269910A  LTE TDD IQproducer
     MX269910A-001  LTE-Advanced TDD Option
     MX269911A  WLAN IQproducer
     MX269911A-001  802.11ac (80 MHz) Option
     MX269912A  TD-SCDMA IQproducer
     Software
     (Waveform pattern for
      vector signal generator)
     MX269970A  1xEV-DO Reverse Receiver Test Waveform Pattern
     Warranty service  MS2830A-ES210  2 years Extended Warranty Service
     MS2830A-ES310  3 years Extended Warranty Service
     MS2830A-ES510  5 years Extended Warranty Service
    Drivers / Software

    Software Download
       MS269xA/MS2830A firmware
       IQproducer (for Vector Signal Generator)
       Manual

     

    Driver
       MS2690 CVI Driver Version 3.2.0
       MS269xA/MS2830A LabVIEW Driver Version 4.06.0

    Library
    VIDEOS
    MS2830A-MicroWave-E-V2

    MS2830A Microwave Signal Analyzer
    The MS2830A is a spectrum analyzer, signal analyzer and signal generator with top-class measurement speed at medium-class price.

    MS2830A-non-microwave-E-v2

    High Performance, Low Cost Spectrum Analysis
    The MS2830A is a spectrum analyzer/signal analyzer with top-class measurement speed at medium-class price.

    How to Measure Low Level Signals

    How to Measure Low Level Signals
    MS2830A How to Measure Low Level Signals

    MS2830A ACLR

    How to Measure ACLR
    How to Measure ACLR

    AM/AM Conversion Measurements using Modulated Waveforms

    AM/AM Measurement of Amplifiers using Modulation Waveform
    Power Measurement of Modulation Signals

    Fast, Stable Power Measurement of Modulation Signals

    Power Measurement of Modulation Signals
    Power Measurement of Modulation Signals

    How to measure Phase Noise and Noise Figure

    How to Measure Phase Noise and Noise Figure
    How to Measure Phase Noise and Noise Figure

    MS2830A Spurious Emission Measurement

    MS2830A Spurious Emission Measurement
    This video introduces the spurious emission measurement function.

    MS2830A Spectrum Emission Mask Measurement

    MS2830A Spectrum Emission Mask Measurement
    This video introduces the spectrum emission mask measurement function.

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