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Signal Quality Analyzers MP1800A

Signal Quality Analyzers

MP1800A
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Overview
  • Highly expandable, plug-in, modular design bit error rate tester (BERT)
  • Bit Error Rate test from 0.1 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s; 64.2 Gbit/s with external MUX/DeMUX
  • Supports signal integrity analysis for a variety of 100G+ applications
    • High speed backplane and interconnect
    • High speed chip/device
    • Active optical cable
    • Optical transceiver modules
  • High-quality (12 ps rise/fall time) and low-jitter (8 ps p-p) PPG waveform, up to 3.5 Vp-p
  • Jitter tolerance test up to 32.1 Gbit/s
    • SJ up to 2000 UI. High modulation frequency SJ up to 1 UI at 250 MHz
    • Support generation of dual tone SJ, RJ, BUJ, and SSC
    • Half Period Jitter (Even/Odd Jitter)
  • Ultra high sensitivity Error Detector (10 mV typical) with embedded clock recovery
  • 32.1 Gbit/s 4Tap Emphasis with external MP1825B
  • Crosstalk test and skew tolerance test using synchronized multi-channel PPG
  • Passive Linear Equalizers for improved EYE opening
  • Comprehensive signal analysis including Burst measurement for PON and EDFA loop circuit testing, Bathtub Measurement (TJ, DJ, RJ), Eye Diagram and Eye Margin Measurement
  • 32.1 Gbaud 4PAM/8PAM generators and accurate 4PAM BER measurement
  • 1 Tbit/s Next Gen. High-Speed Transmission Testing (32G x 32ch)

Product Information:

High Quality Instrument Provides Highly Accurate Results

Anritsu’s Signal Quality Analyzer (MP1800A) incorporates a Pulse Pattern Generator (PPG) module for generating the highest-quality, highest-amplitude signals in the industry, as well as an Error Detector (ED) module with the highest input sensitivity available.

The number of channels per MP1800A-series PPG or ED module can be selected from 1ch, 2ch or 4ch, supporting multichannel synchronization for up to 8 channels at 32 Gbit/s. As a result, each channel of AOC, CFP, CXP, QSFP+, etc., modules can be measured simultaneously, enabling crosstalk and skew tolerance evaluation tests.

The MP1800A PPG modules offer outputs up to 3.5 Vp-p, supporting the evaluation of modulators, such as EA and EML. In addition to generating IEEE and ITU-T burst and auxiliary signals for evaluating E-PON, G-PON, and 10GE-PON optical modules, the product’s automated generation of burst data and auxiliary signal output timings shortens evaluation times and improves evaluation quality.

Complete 32G Jitter Testing with Clock Recovery in One Box

Anritsu’s MP1800A with Low-Intrinsic Jitter PPG, 4TAP Emphasis, High-Sensitivity ED, Equalizer for Eye Opening compensation, and automatic measurement software is the ideal total solution for Jitter Tolerance tests.

Various types of jitter, such as SJ, RJ, BUJ, SSC can be generated using the built-in jitter modulation source. The Jitter Modulator generates wide-amplitude SJ up to 1 UI at a Jitter Frequency of 250 MHz, ensuring sufficient margin for receiver Jitter Tolerance tests. Additionally, the Intrinsic Jitter of 275 fs rms (nominal) is extremely low, not only when Jitter modulation is OFF but also when 0 UI is set at Jitter ON, ensuring accurate measurements even at low Jitter amplitudes.

Combining the MP1800A with the 4Tap Emphasis (MP1825B) supports the generation of pre-emphasis for high-speed interconnect standards up to 32.1 Gbit/s, such as CEI-28G, 32G Fibre Channel, and InfiniBand EDR (26G). Each tap can be changed independently assuring accurate pre-emphasis. Positioning the instrument as an external remote head, as close as possible to the DUT, minimizes the impact of signal degradation due to cable-loss and ISI, thus maintaining the highest signal quality at the DUT interface.

The ED module has a high sensitivity of just 10 mV as well as high-speed auto-adjustment of 1 second or less (auto-detects threshold level and phase point), supporting accurate and efficient measurement of low-output-amplitude devices, such as AOCs. Installing the Clock Recovery option enables stress jitter tolerance tests of SERDES with different Tx and Rx clocks and BER measurements of clock-less devices such as AOC in one box.

When used in combination with the High Sensitivity ED (MU183040B/41B) the Passive Linear Equalizers (J1621A/J1622A) enable BER and Jitter Tolerance testing of PHY devices with low EYE openings. The equalizers compensate for printed circuit board (PCB) trace loss and improve EYE opening, thus minimizing the impact of high frequency transmission line distortion.

Ultra High-Speed Signal Generation and BER Measurement

The MP1800A can be configured to generate the high quality, low S/N, 4PAM and 8PAM data signals required for the characterization of high-speed backplanes and 400 GbE interfaces using the 4PAM/8PAM Converter (MZ1834A/MZ1838A). The bit error rates of three 4 PAM eye patterns can be measured simultaneously. The MP1800A is the ideal platform for accurate BER measurements of 4 PAM signals using the long-memory programmable pattern function and error-mask function for filtering out unwanted errors.

With the ability to synchronize up to four MP1800A Signal Quality Analyzer units, only Anritsu supports the configuration of an ultra-high-speed transmission test system up to 1 Tbit/s with multi-channel synchronization signals, such as Quad DP-16QAM and Dual DP-64QAM.

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Specifications

■ Signal Quality Analyzer MP1800A

  Number of slots   6 slots
  LCD Display   8.4-inch Color TFT, 800×600 pixels
  Peripheral Interface   VGA out (SVGA), USB 1.1 (3 ports)
  Remote Interface   GPIB [MP1800A-001], LAN (2 ports) [MP1800A-002]
  Dimensions and Mass   320 (W) × 177 (H) × 450 (D) mm, ≤13 kg (without modules)

 

■ 28G/32G bit/s PPG MU183020A

  Model No.   No Option   MU183020A-001
  Operation Bit-rate   2.4 Gbit/s to 28.1 Gbit/s   2.4 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s

 

  Model No.   MU183020A-012   MU183020A-013   MU183020A-022   MU183020A-023
  Number of Outputs   2 (Data, xData)   2 (Data, xData)   4 (Data1, xData1,
  Data2, xData2)
  4 (Data1, xData1,
  Data2, xData2)
  Amplitude/Output Level   0.5 Vp-p to 2.0 Vp-p   0.5 Vp-p to 3.5 Vp-p   0.5 Vp-p to 2.0 Vp-p   0.5 Vp-p to 3.5 Vp-p

 

■ 28G/32G bit/s 4ch PPG MU183021A

  Model No.   No Option   MU183021A-001
  Operation Bit-rate   2.4 Gbit/s to 28.1 Gbit/s   2.4 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s

 

  Model No.   MU183021A-012   MU183021A-013
  Number of Outputs   8 (Data1, xData1, Data2, xData2,
  Data3, xData3, Data4, xData4)
  8 (Data1, xData1, Data2, xData2,
  Data3, xData3, Data4, xData4)
  Amplitude/Output Level   0.5 Vp-p to 2.0 Vp-p   0.5 Vp-p to 3.5 Vp-p

 

■ 28G/32G bit/s High Sensitivity ED MU183040B

 Model No.  No Option  MU183040B-001
 Operation Bit-rate  2.4 Gbit/s to 28.1 Gbit/s  2.4 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s

 

 Model No.  MU183040B-010  MU183040B-020
 Number of Inputs  2 (Data, xData)  4 (Data1, xData1, Data2, xData2)
 Input
 Sensitivity
 EyE
 Amplitude
 15 mVp-p (typ.), ≤25 mVp-p
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
 15 mVp-p (typ.), ≤25 mVp-p
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
 EyE
 Height
 10 mVp-p (typ.)
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
 10 mVp-p (typ.)
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
            
 Model No.  MU183040B-022  MU183040B-023
 Operating Bit-rate  2.4 Gbit/s to 28.1 Gbit/s  25.5 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s
 Loop bandwidth  Bit-rate/1667, Bit-rate/2578, Variable
 3 MHz to 17 MHz (1 MHz Step)
 Bit-rate/1667, Bit-rate/2578

 

■ 28G/32G bit/s High Sensitivity 4ch ED MU183041B

 Model No.  No Option  MU183041B-001
 Operation Bit-rate  2.4 Gbit/s to 28.1 Gbit/s  2.4 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s

 

 Model No.  MU183041B-010
 Number of Inputs  8 (Data1, xData1, Data2, xData2, Data3, xData3, Data4, xData4)
 Input
 Sensitivity
 EyE
 Amplitude
 15 mVp-p (typ.), ≤25 mVp-p
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
 15 mVp-p (typ.), ≤25 mVp-p
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
 EyE
 Height
 10 mVp-p (typ.)
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
 10 mVp-p (typ.)
 28.1 Gbit/s, Single-end, PRBS231-1
            
 Model No.  MU183041B-022  MU183041B-023
 Operating Bit-rate  2.4 Gbit/s to 28.1 Gbit/s  25.5 Gbit/s to 32.1 Gbit/s
 Loop bandwidth  Bit-rate/1667, Bit-rate/2578, Variable
 3 MHz to 17 MHz (1 MHz Step)
 Bit-rate/1667, Bit-rate/2578

 

■ 12.5 GHz 4-port Synthesizer MU181000B

  Frequency Range   0.1 GHz to 12.5 GHz
  Number of Outputs   4 ports
  Jitter Modulation Function   Available (MU18100B-001)

 

■ Jitter Modulation Source MU181500B

  Jittered Clock Output   MU181000A/B or External synthesizer
  Frequency Range   MU181000A/B Combination: On
  0.800 001 GHz to 1.562 500 GHz
  1.600 001 GHz to 3.125 000 GHz
  3.200 001 GHz to 6.250 000 GHz
  6.400 001 GHz to 12.500 000 GHz
  12.800 002 GHz to 15.000 000 GHz

  MU181000A/B, Combination: Off, or External synthesizer
  0.8 GHz to 15 GHz
  Internal Modulation
  Source
  SJ, RJ, BUJ, SSC

 

■ 14 GHz Clock Distributor MU181800B

  Frequency Range   0.1 GHz to 14 GHz
  Number of Distribution   5 ports

 

■ 14 Gbit/s PPG MU181020B

  Operation Bit-rate   0.1 Gbit/s to 14 Gbit/s (MU181020B-002)

 

  Model No.   No Option   MU181020B-011   MU181020B-012   MU181020B-013
  Amplitude/Output Level   H: 0V, L: -1.0 V   0.25 Vp-p to 2.5 Vp-p   0.05 Vp-p to 2.0 Vp-p   0.5 Vp-p to 3.5 Vp-p

 

■ 14 Gbit/s ED MU181040B

  Operation Bit-rate   0.1 Gbit/s to 14 Gbit/s
  Input Sensitivity   20 mVp-p (typ.) (14 Gbit/s, PRBS231-1)
  Clock Recovery   Available (MU181040B-020)

■ 4PAM Converter MZ1834A

 Number of Outputs  2 (Data, xData)
 Modulation Format  4PAM
 Amplitude/Output
 Level
 0.238 Vp-p to 0.475 Vp-p (nominal): With MU183020A-022 or MU183021A-012 2V option,
                                                                  0 to 3 level
 0.238 Vp-p to 0.832 Vp-p (nominal): With MU183020A-023 or MU183021A-013 3.5V option,
                                                                  0 to 3 level
 Number of Inputs  4 (Data1, xData1, Data2, xData2)
 Amplitude/Input Level  0.5 Vp-p to 3.5 Vp-p
 Insertion Loss  -16 dB (nominal, Data_n input to Data output)

 

■ 8PAM Converter MZ1838A

 Number of Outputs  2 (Data, xData)
 Modulation Format  8PAM
 Amplitude/Output
 Level
 0.139 to 0.441 Vp-p (nominal): with MU183021A-012 2V option, 0 to 7 level
 0.139 to 0.772 Vp-p (nominal): with MU183021A-013 3.5V option, 0 to 7 level
 Number of Inputs  6 (Data1, xData1, Data2, xData2, Data3, xData3)
 Amplitude/Input Level  0.5 to 3.5 Vp-p
 Insertion Loss  Data1: -16 dB, Data2: -24 dB, Data3: -28 dB (nominal, Data_n input to Data output)

 

Applications

The MP1800A Series provides solutions for:

  • 56G/64G bit/s Signal Integrity solution
  • Ultra High Speed Backplane Test Solution - crosstalk, emphasis and skew tolerance test
  • 40 Gbit/s Optical Modulation Test Solution - I/Q signal transmission test
  • 100G ethernet Device Test Solution - high quality and functional test signals
  • Manufacturing Solution for Multiple Optical Modules and High-Speed Connectors - low cost and low power consumption
  • Evaluation of PON devices for the burst data

Available application software for:

  • Eye Margin. Q Measurement, Bit Error Analysis using ISI, Eye Diagram, and Bathtub (standard embedded applications)
  • Jitter generation and jitter tolerance test
  • SONET/SDH/1G ethernet/10G ethernet Pattern Editor
  • PON

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Signal Quality Analyzer MP1800A

MP1800A Overview
The MP1800A Signal Quality Analyzer is an expandable plug-in modular BERT with built-in Pulse Pattern Generator (PPG) supporting output of high-quality, high-amplitude signals, Error Detector (ED) with high input sensitivity supporting signal analysis, such as Bathtub Jitter and Eye Diagram Measurements, plus a jitter modulation source for generating various jitters, such as SJ/RJ/BUJ/SSC, and supporting Jitter Tolerance tests.

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