This guide provides important notices, warranty, safety, and regulatory compliance information for the Anritsu Power Meters, Power Master™, USB Power Sensors, Thermal Sensors, and Diode Sensors. Be sure to
read these important notices before operating the equipment. P/N: 10100-00066
The ML2490A series has the performance required for narrow, fast rising-edge pulse power measurements (for example, radar), while the ML2480B series is suited for wideband power measurements on signals such as W-CDMA, WiMAX, LTE, and WLAN. The ML2430A series of power meters are designed for CW applications, offering a combination of accuracy, speed and flexibility in a low cost package. P/N: 11410-00423
This manual provides set-up and operational information for the ML2487B / ML2488B and
ML2495A / ML2496A Peak Power Meters.
This manual provides an overview to the PowerMax software (MX249001A) for use with the
ML248xB and ML249xA power meters. No prior knowledge of PowerMax is assumed, although a
familiarity with the purpose and operation of the ML248xB and ML249xA models is required.
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 ML2487B / ML2488B and ML2495A / ML2496A Peak Power Meters. Explanations in this manual apply equally to all units mentioned above unless otherwise stated.