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Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer MS2830A Microwave

Spectrum Analyzer/Signal Analyzer

MS2830A Microwave
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  • 9 kHz to 26.5 GHz/43 GHz frequency range; 43 GHz max. built-in preamp option
  • Best-of-class wide dynamic range over 6 GHz
  • 325 GHz max. frequency range; built-in 1st local signal output for external mixer
  • For wideband down-converter; built-in 1 GHz IF output band
  • 10/31.25/62.5/125 MHz analysis bandwidth options (signal analyzer and modulation analysis functions)
  • Supports Noise Figure and BER measurement (options)
  • Measures 50 GHz to 75 GHz and 60 GHz to 90 GHz frequency ranges in combination with either High Performance Waveguide Mixer MA2806A or MA2808A set, respectively

Related Products: 3.6 GHz/6 GHz/13.5 GHz Model
Related Solutions: High-performance Millimeter-wave Spectrum with New Circuit Configurations MA2806A/MA2808A

The Microwave Spectrum/Signal Analyzers MS2830A-044 and MS2830A-045 offer frequency coverage to 26.5 GHz and 43 GHz for unmatched value in their class. They are compatible with Anritsu’s External Mixer MA27xxC series, enabling millimeter-wave spectrum analysis to 325 GHz. Moreover, with excellent dynamic range, they also support the High Performance Waveguide Mixer options MA2806A and MA2808A for spectrum analysis of millimeter-wave wideband signals.

Like the rest of the MS2830A product family, these instruments offer excellent performance, versatility, and measurement speed. Features include:
  • Low Displayed Average Noise Level (DANL) and high Third Order Intercept (TOI) enable measurements requiring wide dynamic range
  • Wide variety of built-in measurement functions, including channel power, occupied bandwidth, adjacent channel leakage power (ACLR), spurious emissions, and much more
  • Optional wideband vector signal analysis to 26.5 GHz/43 GHz enables frequency vs. time, phase vs. time, spectrogram, and CCDF measurements
  • Comprehensive vector modulation analysis of proprietary and standard signals to 26.5 GHz/43 GHz, including LTE/LTE-Advanced, W-CDMA, GSM/EDGE, TD-SCDMA, CDMA2000, 802.11a/b/g/j/n/p, and ZigBee
  • Noise Figure Measurement Function option MS2830A-017 and Microwave Preamplifier option MS2830A-068 enable precise noise figure measurements to 26.5 GHz/43 GHz
  • Microwave Preselector Bypass option MS2830A-067 enables use of external equipment to analyze wideband signals with bandwidths to 1 GHz

Data Sheet

■ Key Performance

Frequency Range 9 kHz to 26.5 GHz (MS2830A-044)
9 kHz to 43 GHz (MS2830A-045)
Best-of-class Wide Dynamic Range Over 6 GHz 159 dB (at 25 GHz):
  TOI: ≥+13 dBm, DANL: -146 dBm/Hz
157 dB (at 40 GHz):
  TOI: ≥+13 dBm (nom.), DANL: -144 dBm/Hz
Preamp up to 43 GHz (MS2830A-068) DANL: -156 dBm/Hz (at 25 GHz)
DANL: -150 dBm/Hz (at 40 GHz)
Millimeter Wave Measurement from 50 GHz to 90 GHz Frequency Range
(Using High Performance Waveguide Mixer MA2806A or MA2808A)
Frequency range:
  50 GHz to 75 GHz (MA2806A)
  60 GHz to 90 GHz (MA2808A)

Conversion loss*1: <15 dB (typ.)

1 dB gain compression (P1dB) *1: >0 dBm (typ.)

RF input connector (waveguide):
  WR15, UG-385/U (MA2806A)
  WR12, UG-387/U (MA2808A)

IF/LO connector: SMA-J, 50Ω (MS2830A, MA2806A, MA2808A)

Built-in 1st local output (MS2830A-044/045) for external mixer

*1: Measured at 18° to 28°C with +10 dBm local level

Measurement up to Max. 325 GHz Frequency Range (Using Harmonic Mixer MA2740C/50C Series) Frequency range: 26.5 GHz to 325 GHz
1st local output connector: SMA-J, 50Ω (nom.)
Local signal output: 5 GHz to 10 GHz
IF signal frequency: 1.875 GHz
Wideband Down Converter Application
(Using Harmonic Mixer MA2740C/50C Series, Built-in IF Output Function)
IF output connector: SMA-J, 50Ω (nom.)
IF output frequency: 1.875 GHz
IF output bandwidth: 1 GHz (3 dB bandwidth, nom.)
Gain: -10 dB (nom.)

■ Signal Analyzer Function

Analysis Bandwidth 10, 31.25, 62.5*2, 125*2 MHz (MS2830A-006, 005/009*3, 077, 078)
*2: An image response is received when setting the bandwidth to more than 31.25 MHz. Use this when inputting a signal frequency within the MS2830A analysis bandwidth (125 MHz max). The MS2690A/91A/92A is recommended for other measurement purposes.
*3: Select MS2830A-005 for the 26.5 GHz model (MS2830A-044) and MS2830A-009 for the 43 GHz model (MS2830A-045).
Applications Name/Functions Model No. Brochure Product Introduction
Spectrum Analyzer 26.5 GHz Signal Analyzer MS2830A-044 Download Download
43 GHz Signal Analyzer MS2830A-045
Signal Analyzer Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 31.25 MHz (requires MS2830A-006) MS2830A-005
Analysis Bandwidth 10 MHz MS2830A-006
Bandwidth Extension to 31.25 MHz for Millimeter-wave (requires MS2830A-006, for MS2830A-045) MS2830A-009
Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 62.5 MHz (requires MS2830A-006, 005/009) MS2830A-077
Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 125 MHz (requires MS2830A-006, 005/009, 077) MS2830A-078
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/LTE-Advanced (TDD) LTE TDD Downlink Measurement Software MX269022A Download
LTE-Advanced TDD Downlink Measurement Software MX269022A-001
LTE TDD Uplink Measurement Software MX269023A
LTE-Advanced TDD Uplink Measurement Software MX269023A-001
W-CDMA/HSPA/HSPA Evolution W-CDMA/HSPA Downlink Measurement Software MX269011A Download
W-CDMA/HSPA Uplink Measurement Software MX269012A Download
W-CDMA/HSPA (Downlink) W-CDMA BS Measurement Software MX269030A  
GSM/EDGE GSM/EDGE Measurement Software MX269013A Download
EDGE Evolution Measurement Software MX269013A-001
TD-SCDMA TD-SCDMA Measurement Software MX269015A  
CDMA2000/1xEV-DO CDMA2000 Forward Link Measurement Software MX269024A Download
All Measure Function MX269024A-001
EV-DO Forward Link Measurement Software MX269026A
All Measure Function MX269026A-001
WLAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/j/p/ac) WLAN (802.11) Measurement Software MX269028A Download
802.11ac (80 MHz) Measurement Software MX269028A-001  
WLAN (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n)
WLAN Test Software MX283027A-001 Download
Bluetooth Test Software MX283027A-002
TDMA Type (PHS, Digital LMR etc.) Vector Modulation Analysis Software MX269017A Download
Noise Figure Measurement Noise Figure Measurement Function MS2830A-017 Download Download
BER Measurement BER Measurement Function MS2830A-026
Hardware MS2830A Main frame
MS2830A-044 26.5 GHz Signal Analyzer
MS2830A-045 43 GHz Signal Analyzer
MS2830A-001 Rubidium Reference Oscillator
MS2830A-005 Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 31.25 MHz
MS2830A-006 Analysis Bandwidth 10 MHz
MS2830A-009 Bandwidth Extension to 31.25 MHz for Millimeter-wave (for MS2830A-045)
MS2830A-077 Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 62.5 MHz
MS2830A-078 Analysis Bandwidth Extension to 125 MHz
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-026 BER Measurement Function
MS2830A-067 Microwave Preselector Bypass
MS2830A-068 Microwave Preamplifier
(Measurement Software for Signal Analyzer)
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
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
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)

   MS2690 CVI Driver Version 3.2.0
   MS269xA/MS2830A LabVIEW Driver Version 4.06.0
   PowerXpert Analysis and Control Software v3.0 (MS2830A Only)


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

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