This manual provides general information, performance verification, calibration, theory, and service information for the Anritsu Power Meters (ML2487/8A, ML2487/8B and ML2495/6A).
This user guide provides instructions on how to install firmware updates on the ML2400 Series Power Meters using the Anritsu Bootloader Software Utility.
Anritsu bootloader software utility
Bootloader cable (Anritsu part number B41323 – a 9 pin female to 9 pin female RS-232 cable, with TX & RX swapped, CTS & RTS swapped, and DTR & DSR swapped)
Anritsu ML2400 series power meter (ML2437A, ML2438A, ML2487A/B, ML2488A/B, ML2495A, or ML2496A)
The associated new firmware files
Intel-based PC with a Pentium or equivalent processor and the Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Windows XP, or the Windows 7 operating system (32- or 64-bit)
Both the Anritsu Bootloader software utility and power meter firmware can be downloaded from www.anritsu.com. These files will be under the Library tab on the associated product page under the Drivers, Software Downloads heading.
This manual provides detailed information of the GPIB mnemonics for the ML2487A /ML2488A and ML2495A / ML2496A Peak Power Meters. Explanations in this manual apply equally to all units mentioned above unless otherwise stated.
This manual provides set-up and operational information for the ML2487A / ML2488A and ML2495A / ML2496A Peak Power Meters. Explanations in this manual apply equally to all units mentioned above unless otherwise stated.
The structure of this manual is designed to reflect the sequence of steps that the user will go through after receiving the unit; from unpacking and initial inspection, through setup, and to testing.
The Anritsu power meter bootloader software application enables users to upload firmware to the Anritsu ML2430A, ML2480A/B, and ML2490A Series power meters. It is for use on an Intel-based PC with Pentium processor or equivalent and Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Windows XP, or Windows 7 operating systems (32- or 64-bit).
Firmware for the ML2487A and the ML2788A Power Meters. This firmware replaces the firmware version 1.24.
Software for the ML248xA Power Meter.
LabVIEW Driver Version 1.22 for the ML2487A and ML2488A Power Meters
Boot software upgrade procedure for ML2487A and ML2488A power meters.