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MX280005A Vector Signal Analysis Software

IQ Signal Master Vector Signal Analysis Software

Capture and analyze IQ data with this comprehensive suite of post processing application tools

IQ Signal Master MX280005A Vector Signal Analysis Software provides a comprehensive suite of measurements that deliver post processing and analysis of IQ data files captured on Anritsu MS2090A, MS27201A and MS2710XA spectrum analyzers. The software is designed to bring together all the essential tools required to capture IQ data files and then gain critical insights into the nature of the captured signals. Modes within the application support the ability to capture or stream IQ data into the PC memory, perform modulation quality measurements and playback IQ data with high frequency and time resolution.

A file conversion mode allows IQ data captured on the supported analyzers to be converted to the format required for playback using an Anritsu MG3710E Vector Signal Generator further enhancing the overall capability.

The software is designed for national RF spectrum regulators, security agencies and defense electronics companies who need to gain critical insight into RF signals that have been captured in the field. It is also suitable for organizations that need to monitor and protect RF spectrum from unlicensed operators or unintended sources of interference.

  • PC application for IQ data capture and post processing
  • Compatible with MS2090A, MS27201A and MS2710XA spectrum analyzers
  • IQ file browser with detailed view of IQ file metadata
  • IQ data capture control from within the MX280005A GUI
  • Basic IQ data viewer
  • IQ Player offers high resolution Frequency vs Time display
  • AM/FM demodulation
  • Spectrum view of data window in capture
  • IQ file format converter
  • Continuous or single shot captures
  • Modulation quality and analysis of common modulation standards

The MX280005A software requires a PC node-locked license or a USB dongle for use of the IQ Player and IQ Converter applications. The spectrum analyzer used to capture signals must have Option 124 or 126, and Option 128 installed.

The PC license file format:

This license is delivered by email and provides a numeric key that enables the features on a single specified PC. This license is not transferable and if the specified PC is lost or becomes inoperable, a new license for the new PC must be purchased. The end user's email address AND a generated PC registration code must be provided to enable the generation and delivery of the PC node-locked license. A voucher will be shipped with the order so that the license can be redeemed once these details are available. Follow the procedure below to obtain your license:

1. Download and install IQ Signal Master MX280005A software onto the target PC that will be used to run the licensed software.
Note: Microsoft .NET framework 4.5.2 or higher must be installed on your PC. If .NET 4.5.2 is not present, the MX280005A software installer will prompt you to install this framework. In some Windows installations, there may be a file missing called vcredist_x64.exe. This file is part of the Microsoft Visual C distribution. To use the MX280005A software, you may need to download and execute this file.

2. Launch IQ Signal Master and open the "About IQ Signal Master" dialog from the Help menu:

3. Press "Generate Registration" from the About dialog:

4. Record the registration code from the information dialog:

5. Contact Anritsu Sales and Service and provide the registration code for the PC to be licensed. For contact information, see:
A license key will be emailed to you.

6. When you receive your license key, launch IQ Signal Master and open the “About IQ Signal Master" dialog from the Help menu:

7. Press "Enter/Edit License" and type or paste the license key that was emailed to you into the License field.

The USB dongle license key format:
The PC license is delivered in the form of a physical USB dongle. The licensed features will run on any PC that has the USB dongle inserted at the time of use. This means the software can be installed on multiple PCs but will only run at any moment in time on the PC that has the dongle inserted. Removing the dongle will immediately disable the licensed features on the PC it was removed from. If the USB dongle is lost, a new license key dongle must be purchased.