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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 MS2725C 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 32 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 MS2725C 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 MS2725C family of handheld spectrum analyzers are light enough to take anywhere, including up a tower.

Continuous frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 32 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 MS2725C 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 MS2725C 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 MS2725C 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 Ordering Number

Option 7

Secure Data Operation


Option 31

GPS (GPS antenna required - part number 2000-1528-R)


Option 19

High Accuracy Power Meter (Power Sensor not included)


Option 25

Interference Analysis - provides a spectrogram display, signal strengh with
audible tone and RSSI (received signal strength indication)


Option 27

Channel Scanner - adds the capability to select
up to 20 channels or signals to monitor
(Great for interference mitigation)


Option 89

Zero Span IF Output


Option 9

RF & Demodulation Hardware


Option 40

GSM/GPRS/EDGE RF Measurements (requires Option 009)


Option 41

GSM/GPRS/EDGE Demodulation (requires Opt. 009)


Option 44

W-CDMA/HSDPA RF Measurements (requires Option 009)


Option 45

W-CDMA Demodulator (requires Opt. 009)


Option 65

W-CDMA/HSDPA Demodulator (requires Option 009)


Option 35

W-CDMA/HSDPA OTA (requires Opt. 009 and 0031)


Option 60

TD-SCDMA / HSDPA RF Measurements (requires Option 009)


Option 61

TD-SCDMA Demodulator (requires Option 009)


Option 38

TD-SCDMA / HSDPA (OTA) Over the Air (requires Option 009)


Option 509 AM/FM/PM Analyzer MS2725C-0509

Option 541

LTE RF Measurements


Option 542

LTE Modulation Measurements


Option 543

LTE BW = 15 MHz, 20 MHz (requires Option 0541 or 0542)


Option 546

LTE Over-the-Air (OTA) Measurements


Option 551TD-LTE RF Measurements (BW = 10 MHz)MS2725C-0551
Option 552TD-LTE Modulation Measurements (BW = 10 MHz)MS2725C-0552
Option 556TD-LTE Over-the-Air MeasurementsMS2725C-0556

Option 42

cdmaOne / CDMA 2000 1X RF Measurements (requires Option 009)


Option 43

cdmaOne/ CDMA2000 1X Demodulator (requires Option 009)


Option 33

cdmaOne / CDMA2000 1X Over The Air (OTA) Measurements
(requires Option 009 and 0031)


Option 62

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO RF Measurements (requires Option 009)


Option 63

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Demodulator (requires Option 009)


Option 34

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Over The Air (OTA) Measurements
(requires Option 009 and 0031)


Option 46

Fixed WiMAX RF Measurements (requires Option 009)


Option 47

Fixed WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009)


Option 66

Mobile WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009)


Option 67

Mobile WiMAX Demodulation (requires Option 009)


Option 37

Mobile WiMAX, Over the Air (requires Option 009)


Option 90 Gated Sweep MS2722C-0090

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