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BTS Master MT8820T

BTS Master

  • 2-port Cable and Antenna Analyzer 400 MHz to 6 GHz
  • Spectrum Analyzer 150 kHz to 7.1 GHz
  • Power Meter 10 MHz to 7.1 GHz
  • GPS Receiver with Antenna
  • Bias Tee
  • High Accuracy Power Meter (up to 26 GHz with external sensor)
  • Interference Analyzer with Mapping
  • Channel Scanner
  • Vector Signal Generator 400 MHz to 6 GHz
  • Signal Analyzers
    • CDMA, EV-DO
    • Fixed and Mobile WiMAX
  • CPRI RF Analyzer
  • OBSAI RF Analyzer
  • BBU Emulation
  • eMBMS
  • PIM Alert (a downloadable easyTest™ script)
  • Standard three-year warranty (battery one-year warranty)

The BTS Master MT8220T is Anritsu’s third generation high-performance handheld base station analyzer that has been specifically developed to advance the support for 4G wireless networks as well as installed 2G, 3G,  WiMAX networks, CPRI/OBSAI RF, and BBU Emulation. The MT8220T provides 20 MHz bandwidth modulation quality for LTE eNodeB testing and is equipped with a high-contrast, touch screen display and backlit key panel making it simple to use in both bright sunlight and dim conditions.

The BTS Master MT8220T Base Station Analyzer is the essential multi-function instrument for senior wireless technicians and RF engineers to accurately and quickly verify the installation and commissioning of base stations for optimal wireless network performance and for the on-going maintenance and troubleshooting to keep wireless network infrastructure fine-tuned. A standard three-year warranty demonstrates world-class reliability and brings peace-of-mind to owning and using the MT8220T BTS Master.

The signal analyzers for 2G, 3G and 4G networks can test the RF quality and modulation quality of a wireless signal to verify the performance of virtually every subsystem in a base station's transmitter. With the downlink over-the-air (OTA) quality tests included with each signal analysis option you can test the performance of transmitters that are difficult to access like remote radio heads (RRH), troubleshoot coverage problems and for LTE and TD-LTE, check that the MIMO configuration is correctly working. Also, a CPRI/OBSAI RF measurements option allows the user to check for uplink interference problems by conveniently connecting into the CPRI/OBSAI fiber link.

The BTS Master MT8220T is small, lightweight and battery operated making it easy for the technician to use it anywhere at a cell site. With less than 5 minute warm-up time you get more useful battery life and you can start making measurements sooner. A GPS receiver is a standard feature allowing convenient mapping and triangulation of problematic interference signals in conjunction with Anritsu's interference hunting solutions.

When it comes to meeting key performance indicators (KPI) such as dropped calls, call denial or call blocking rates owing to a malfunction at the cell site or interference, the BTS Master MT8220T is the all-in-one instrument that you can count on for quick problem resolution. For network operators, sub-contractors and installers it is the only fully integrated, touch screen hand held tool which combines line sweeping, comprehensive signal analysis with MIMO testing, ultra-sensitive spectrum analysis and sophisticated interference tracking in a compact, easy-to-use instrument.

Standard Functionality and Specifications

Cable and Antenna Analyzer

  • 400 MHz to 6 GHz
  • Measurements: RL, VSWR, Cable Loss, DTF, Phase (1- and 2-port), Gain
  • 2-port gain measurement uncertainty: < 0.45 dB
  • 2-port dynamic range: > 100 dB, typical 110 dB (400 MHz to 2800 MHz)
  • RF immunity: +17 dBm on-channel, +10 dBm on-frequency
  • Calibration: OSL and FlexCal™

Spectrum Analyzer

  • 150 kHz to 7.1 GHz
  • Measurements: Occupied Bandwidth, Channel Power, ACPR, C/I, Field Strength, Spectral Emissions
  • Dynamic range: > 95 dB in 1 Hz RBW
  • DANL: –163 dBm in 1 Hz RBW
  • Phase noise: –100 dBc/Hz @ 10 kHz offset
  • Frequency accuracy: ± 25 ppb with GPS On
  • Fast, Performance, No FFT and Burst Detect™ sweep modes

Power Meter

  • 10 MHz to 7.1 GHz

GPS Receiver

  • With 2000-1760-R Antenna
  • 3-year warranty


Cable and Antenna Analyzer Measurements

  • VSWR, Return Loss, Cable Loss, Distance-to-Fault (DTF) Return Loss, DTF VSWR, 1/2-port Phase, 2-port Gain, Smith Chart

Spectrum Analyzer Measurements

  • Field Strength, Occupied Bandwidth, Channel Power, ACPR, AM/FM/SSB Demodulation, C/I, Gated Sweep

Interference Analyzer Measurements

  • Spectrogram, Signal Strength Meter, Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI), Interference Mapping

Channel Scanner Capability

  • Scan 20 channels at once by frequency or channel number, up to 1200 channels, auto-save with GPS tagging

Vector Signal Generator Capability

  • Generate up to 2 modulated tones, up to 10 MHz bandwidth plus noise
  • Check BTS receiver's sensitivity, adjacent channel selectivity, blocking, intermodulation rejection

Signal Quality Analyzers Measurements

  • RF Quality Measurements, Modulation Quality Measurements, Over-the-Air Quality Measurements, Pass/Fail Testing
  • All 2G/3G/4G technologies supported

CPRI RF Measurements

  • RF spectrum and spectrogram measurements on CPRI link
  • Uplink interference analysis
  • Layer 2 alarms
  • Optical power
  • SFP data

OBSAI RF Measurements

  • RF spectrum and spectrogram measurements on OBSAI Link
  • OBSAI Alarms
  • SFP Data
  • Fast sweep speed
  • Tune & zoom feature

BBU Emulation

  • Initialization: RRH information
  • SFP Data or RRH
  • VSWR/Return Loss
  • Spectrum - Uplink
  • Layer 2 Alarms - Status Lights
  • RET Status and Control

eMBMS (Supports LTE 5 MHz & 10 MHz Carriers Only)

  • Cell ID
  • RSRP
    Option Description
 Bias Tee
MT8220T-0010 Internal bias-tee to power up Tower Mounted Amplifiers (TMA) for testing when off-line
MT8220T-0019 High Accuracy Power Meter (Requires USB Power Sensor)
MT8220T-0025 Interference Analyzer
MT8220T-0027 Channel Scanner
MT8220T-0024 I/Q Waveform Capture
MT8220T-0089 Zero-Span IF Output (30 MHz IF Bandwidth)
MT8220T-0090 Gated Sweep
MT8220T-0431 Coverage Mapping
MT8220T-0023 Vector Signal Generator
MT8220T-0752 CPRI LTE RF Software (Requires option 759.)
OBSAI MT8220T-0753
OBSAI LTE RF Software (Requires option 759.)

RF Over Fiber Hardware (Must be ordered with option 752 or 753.)
MT8220T-0760 BBU Emulation Alu-Nokia LTE
MT8220T-0761 RET Control for Alu-Nokia LTE (Requires option 760)
MT8220T-0880 GSM/GPRS/EDGE Measurements
MT8220T-0881 W-CDMA/HSPA+ Measurements
MT8220T-0882 TD-SCDMA/HSPA+ Measurements
MT8220T-0883 LTE/LTE-A FDDTDD Measurements
MT8220T-0886 256 QAM Demodulation for LTE Measurements (Requires Option 883)
MT8220T-0884 CDMA/EV-DO Measurements
MT8220T-0885 WiMAX Fixed/Mobile Measurements
Calibration Certificate MT8220T-0098 Standard Calibration to ISO/IEC 17025:2005
MT8220T-0099 Premium Calibration to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 plus test data
Extended Warranty MT8220T-ES510 5 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Repair Only
Extended Standard Calibration MT8220T-ES312 3 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Standard Calibration
MT8220T-ES512 5 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Standard Calibration
Extended Warranty w/Standard Calibration MT8220T-ES513 5 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Repair and Standard Calibration
Extended Premium Calibration MT8220T-ES315 3 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Premium Calibration
MT8220T-ES515 5 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Premium Calibration
Extended Warranty w/Premium Calibration MT8220T-ES516 5 Year Extended Service - Return to Anritsu Repair and Premium Calibration
VSG Waveforms

Waveform Files for Use with Option 23, Vector Signal Generator

Click on a waveform to see a more detailed description and file loading instructions.

LTE DL 10 MHz 2 Cell ID Signals
LTE DL 10 MHz MIMO TX Diversity
LTE DL 10 MHz MIMO with No Sync Signal on TX1
LTE DL 10 MHz Test Model 3.2
LTE DL 10 MHz with No Sync Signal
TD-LTE DL 10 MHz Test Model 3.3
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