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Wireless Remote Tools



Since the Wireless Remote Tools software communicates over LAN with the Anritsu handheld instruments, there are many different ways to configure the communication link. One of the simplest methods uses a USB powered Wi-Fi router attached to the instrument. This allows control of the instrument from a safe place, for instance, when the instrument is physically on a tower top connected to a remote radio head, the operator could be on the ground.

The Wireless Remote Tools software allows users to monitor instruments remotely. This can be quite useful for long term spectrum monitoring, particularly when there is an intermittent issue, or when the exact nature of the issue is unknown.

In addition to monitoring, Wireless Remote Tools software allows remote instrument control. This allows experienced users to make measurements, analyze signals, and save trace data on the instrument while the operator is at a distance from the instrument.

Wireless Connectivity
The Anritsu Application note "Configuring Anritsu Handheld Instruments and the ZyXEL MWR102 Portable Router", found on the library tab, details how to create a wireless connection with Anrtisu handheld RF instruments.

For many of our instruments, Wireless Remote Tools is in the process of being replaced by Web Remote Tools, an instrument based application that allows remote control through a web browser. Please see the Web Remote Tools web page for further information.

Wireless Remote Tools™ is Anritsu's remote control software, available as a free download. It works with many of our Handheld RF Instruments. The Wireless Remote Tools software allows users to wirelessly monitor and control a wide range of Anritsu handheld RF instruments. Wireless Remote Tools provides a solution for the times when it is not practical to be close to the instrument.

Wireless Remote Tools allows users to have:

  • Wireless access with the addition of a wireless pocket router
  • Monitor and view instrument screens from the ground or desk
  • Control instruments from the ground or desk

The Wireless Remote Tools software works with these Anritsu handheld RF instruments:

  • BTS Master: MT8220T, MT8221B, MT8222B
  • Site Master: S331E, S332E, S361E, S362E
  • Spectrum Master: MS2712E, MS2713E
  • PIM Master: MW82119A
  • VNA Master: MS2024B, MS2025B, MS2034B, MS2035B
  • LMR Master: S412E

These instruments may need updated firmware to work with Wireless Remote Tools. The minimum firmware levels are:

  • Site Master: v1.48
  • Spectrum Master E series: v1.48
  • VNA Master: v1.15
  • PIM Master: v1.04
PC Requirements

PC Requirements

Anritsu's software tools runs on computers using Windows
operating systems, specifically:

  • Windows XP, Service Pack 2 or higher
  • Windows Vista (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Windows 7 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Windows 8 (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Windows 10 (32 bit or 64 bit)

In addition, the PC must have at least:

  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 1 GB of available hard disk space

Full Installer

File: Anritsu_SWT_Full_Installer_V1.15.exe
Version: 1.15
Date: 01/09/2018
Size: 385.8 MB

LST v1.68, MST v2.37, eTT v1.12, eMT v2.13, WRT v1.04

This stand-alone installer will download all Anritsu software needed to install your chosen PC Tools software, and do so all in one file. This is ideal if you will be doing the installation on a computer without internet access.

Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 computers may still need internet access to download the Microsoft .NET 3.5 suite of support files.

Web Installer

File: Anritsu_SWT_Small_Installer_V1.09.exe
Version: 1.09
Size: 401 KB

LST v1.68, MST v2.37, eTT v1.12, eMT v2.13, WRT v1.04

This small web-centric installer will manage the downloading and installation of your chosen PC software tools. This installer requires internet access at installation time.

If you are unable to download our software, please contact us  

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