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Anritsu Releases 4ch Oscilloscope

27/03/2019
Anritsu Extends Product Line for Faster Development and Manufacturing of 100G/400G Optical Modules

MP2110A option

Luton, United Kingdom - March 27, 2019 – Anritsu Corporation announces the introduction of the four-channel (4ch) sampling oscilloscope option for the BERTWaveTM MP2110A, enabling integration of multi-channel oscilloscope and BERT (Bit Error Rate Tester) in an-all-in-one unit.

Backbone networks and data centers increasingly use 100G Ethernet to meet anticipated traffic demand for services such as 5G and are considering implementing 400G Ethernet. The functionality of the optical modules used in these networks includes NRZ/PAM4 signaling, multiple channels, and different wavelengths, which previously required expensive high-performance test systems. The pressure to reduce pricing requires more cost-effective test solutions that retain flexibility to support future technologies. 

The new 4ch oscilloscope option halves the unit cost per channel, while maintaining the same performance, enabling manufacturers to remain price-competitive.

With genuine multichannel support in hardware as well as software, the new oscilloscope option enables high-efficiency measurement, not only of multichannel modules, but also of multiple single channel modules for high-usability evaluation environments.

The new 4ch option offers a high-performance, economical, all-in-one instrument configuration for combined 1/2/4 channel oscilloscope and BERT, making it the ideal, flexible and cost effective test solution for both development and manufacturing applications.

With this new oscilloscope option, Anritsu further extends its line of test solutions for development and production of optical modules.

The BERTWaveTM MP2110A Features:

  • Built-in oscilloscope and BERT with selection of 1/2/4 channels for development and manufacturing of 25G to 400G optical devices 
  • Sampling oscilloscope: World’s highest sensitivity supporting wide optical signal analysis from 25 Gbaud NRZ to 53 Gbaud PAM4 with built-in clock recovery option
  • BERT: Same waveform quality and sensitivity as R&D module, with clock recovery built-in as standard
  • Fast stable measurement using built-in PC

Target Applications:
Evaluating Physical Layer performance of 25G to 400G optical transceiver modules, optical cables and their component parts, designed for use in data centers, Core/Metro networks, 4G/5G mobile backhaul, and 5G mobile fronthaul 
  • Transmission Standards: Ethernet, eCPRI/RoE, CPRI, SDH/SONET, OTN, InfiniBand, Fibre Channel
  • Optical Transceiver Modules: CFP2/4/8, SFP28, SFP56, QSFP28, QSFP56, OSFP, QSFP-DD
  • Cables: Active Optical Cables (AOC), Direct Attach Cables (DAC)
  • Devices: TOSA, ROSA, High-Speed Optical Engine, PHY, Driver IC

About Anritsu 
Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com), is a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 120 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital solutions for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications, as well as multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 3,500 employees in over 90 countries. 

For further information, please contact:
Anritsu:
Eric Fauxpoint
Director - EMEA Business Development
Anritsu EMEA
Tel: +33 1 60 92 15 50
Email: Eric.Fauxpoint(ATMARK)anritsu.com
www.anritsu.com
Agency:
Jennifer Deroche
Account Manager
Napier Partnership Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1243 531123
Email: jennifer(ATMARK)napierb2b.com

Anritsu Releases 4ch Oscilloscope

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