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Spectrum Master

This product has been discontinued Replacement Model(s) : MS2720T

Spectrum and Interference Analyzer Highlights

  • Measure: Occupied Bandwidth, Channel Power, ACPR, C/I, Emission Masks
  • Interference Analyzer: Spectrogram, Signal Strength, RSSI, Mapping
  • Dynamic Range: > 104 dB in 1 Hz RBW
  • DANL: –160 dBm in 1 Hz RBW @ 1 GHz preamp On
  • Phase Noise: –100 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset at 1 GHz
  • Frequency Accuracy: ± 25 ppb with GPS On
  • 1 Hz to 10 MHz Resolution Bandwidth (RBW)
  • Traces: Normal, Max Hold, Min Hold, Average, # of Averages
  • Detectors: Peak, Negative, Sample, Quasi-peak, and true RMS
  • Markers: 6, each with a Delta Marker, or 1 Reference with 6 Deltas
  • Limit Lines: up to 40 segments with one-button envelope creation
  • Trace Save-on-Event: crossing limit line or sweep complete
  • Sweep Modes: Fast, Performance, No FFT, burst detect

Anritsu's latest generation of handheld spectrum analyzers includes the MS2722C Spectrum Master. This represents the company's highest performance handheld spectrum analyzer from the MS272xC family. Exciting new features and options bring more value to the user over our previous generations:

  • Frequency Coverage - 9 kHz to 9 GHz
  • Broadband preamplifiers over the whole frequency range for increased sensitivity around 20 dB
  • Three Sweep Modes – with improved Sweep Speed - up to 100 times faster
  • Resolution Bandwidths from 1 Hz to 10 MHz
  • New triggering choices including hysteresis, hold-off, and delay
  • More zero-span capabilities including 10 MHz RBW & VBW
  • Enhanced Spectrum Analyzer GUI including large marker display choice
  • Choice of display options for readability – normal, black and white, night vision, high contrast
  • On-screen Interference Mapping as part of the Interference Analysis option
  • LTE Measurements up to 20 MHz
  • 30 MHz Wide Zero-Span IF Output at 140 MHz center frequency for external demodulation of virtually any other wideband signal
  • Burst detect captures 200μs bursts the first time, every time

The Spectrum Master MS2722C features over 30 analyzers in one to meet virtually every measurement need. In addition to spectrum analysis a user can select optional capabilities and analyzers including:

  • High Accuracy Power Meter
  • Interference Analyzer
  • Channel Scanner
  • 140 MHz Zero-Span IF Output, 30 MHz bandwidth
  • GPS Receiver
  • Increase frequency accuracy, geo-tag data collection
  • Secure data operation
  • 3GPP Signal Analyzers
  • 3GPP2 Signal Analyzers
  • CDMA2000 1X, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • IEEE 802.16 Signal Analyzers
  • Fixed WiMAX, Mobile WiMAX

For post processing data collected on your instrument utilize Master Software Tools – a PC program included with the instrument. It provides powerful data analysis tools for spectrum clearing and interference monitoring. And the Remote Access Tool allows the user to see and control the instrument over a LAN connection.

Weighing about 8 pounds fully loaded, including a Li-Ion battery, the fully functional Spectrum Master MS2722C family of handheld spectrum analyzers are light enough to take anywhere, including up a tower.

Continuous frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 9 GHz gives the wireless professional the performance needed for the most demanding measurements. Whether your application is spectrum monitoring, hidden signal detection, RF and microwave signal measurements, microwave backhaul testing or cellular signal measurements, the Spectrum Master MS2722C gives you the tools you need to make the job easier and more productive.


Convenient operating procedures, high sensitivity, excellent repeatability and exceptional performance enable the MS2722C to simplify measurements on wireless systems for easy verification of system compliance. Typical applications include:

  • Transmitter Spectrum Analysis - occupied bandwidth, channel power, adjacent channel power ratio and modulation
  • Received Signal Analysis - location and identification of in-band interference and out-of-band spurious signals and spectral masks
  • Signal Strength Mapping - to determine the most suitable location for antennas, base stations and repeaters
  • Field analysis of 3G signals – fast sweep speed, field-swappable battery, smart measurements and daylight-viewable display make the MS2722C an ideal choice for the challenge of rugged environments
  • Broadcast measurement AM & FM analog and IBOC proofing measurements
  • Interference mitigation in many diverse situations including wireless patient telemetry in hospitals
  • Burst detect captures 200μs bursts the first time, every time
   Option   DescriptionOption Ordering Number
Option 7Secure Data OperationMS2722C-0007
Option 31GPS (GPS antenna required - part number 2000-1528-R)MS2722C-0031
Option 19High Accuracy Power Meter (Power Sensor not included)MS2722C-0019
Option 25Interference Analysis - provides a spectrogram display, signal strengh
with audible tone and RSSI (received signal strength indication)
Option 27Channel Scanner - adds the capability to select up to 20 channels or
signals to monitor (Great for interference mitigation)
Option 89Zero Span IF OutputMS2722C-0089
Option 9RF & Demodulation HardwareMS2722C-0009
Option 40GSM/GPRS/EDGE RF Measurements (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0040
Option 41GSM/GPRS/EDGE Demodulation (requires Opt. 009)MS2722C-0041
Option 44W-CDMA/HSDPA RF Measurements (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0044
Option 45W-CDMA Demodulator (requires Opt. 009)MS2722C-0045
Option 65W-CDMA/HSDPA Demodulator (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0065
Option 35W-CDMA/HSDPA OTA (requires Opt. 009 and 0031)MS2722C-0035
Option 60TD-SCDMA / HSDPA RF Measurements (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0060
Option 61TD-SCDMA Demodulator (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0061
Option 38TD-SCDMA / HSDPA (OTA) Over the Air (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0038
Option 509AM/FM/PM AnalyzerMS2722C-0509
Option 541LTE RF MeasurementsMS2722C-0541
Option 542LTE Modulation MeasurementsMS2722C-0542
Option 543LTE BW = 15 MHz, 20 MHz (requires Option 0541 or 0542)MS2722C-0543
Option 546LTE Over-the-Air (OTA) MeasurementsMS2722C-0546
Option 551TD-LTE RF Measurements (BW = 10 MHz)MS2722C-0551
Option 552TD-LTE Modulation Measurements (BW = 10 MHz)MS2722C-0552
Option 556TD-LTE Over-the-Air MeasurementsMS2722C-0556
Option 42cdmaOne / CDMA 2000 1X RF Measurements (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0042
Option 43cdmaOne/ CDMA2000 1X Demodulator (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0043
Option 33cdmaOne / CDMA2000 1X Over The Air (OTA) Measurements
(requires Option 009 and 0031)
Option 62CDMA2000 1xEV-DO RF Measurements
(requires Option 009)
Option 63CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Demodulator (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0063
Option 34CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Over The Air (OTA) Measurements
(requires Option 009 and 0031)
Option 46Fixed WiMAX RF Measurements (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0046
Option 47Fixed WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0047
Option 66Mobile WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0066
Option 67Mobile WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0067
Option 37Mobile WiMAX, Over the Air (requires Option 009)MS2722C-0037
Option 90 Gated Sweep MS2722C-0090
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