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Anritsu Field Master MS2080A

Field Master™

Handheld field portable RF spectrum analyzer with 4 GHz and 6 GHz frequency range, optional real-time spectrum analyzer, cable and antenna analyzer, interference hunting, 5G/LTE base station testing

The MS2080A builds on Anritsu’s pioneering history of developing reliable and dependable instruments for the world’s most demanding RF measurements in the toughest environments. Weighing less than 9 pounds (4 kg), the MS2080A is small, compact, and easy to carry.

When hunting for interfering RF signals in the field, MS2080A offers a wide range of features to identify and locate the source. A fast sweep speed of 45 GHz/s coupled with AM/FM demod and RF source geolocation help pinpoint the position of interfering signals fast. The optional real-time spectrum analyzer captures even the shortest of bursted or TDD signals and the addition of the S331P Site Master enables cable and antenna line sweep measurements on the same instrument.

LTE and 5G base station measurement options support operators and contractors perform the essential measurements when installing or optimizing the network.

For use on the bench, the hard case with rubberized easy grip bumpers and integrated kick stand makes the MS2080A an ideal instrument for general purpose lab measurements where portability and space are at a premium.

  • Interference hunting and spectrum clearing – fast sweep speeds a low distortion front-end and the Real Time spectrum analyzer combine to quickly identify interfering signals. A special interference finder option adds AM/FM demodulation with audio output plus interfering source triangulation on a digital map to pinpoint and identify the location and source of interference.
  • Broadcast transmitter analysis – a comprehensive range of transmitter measurements – including: AM/FM modulation quality measurements, harmonic, spurious, occupied bandwidth, channel power, and adjacent channel power – ensures conformity to regulatory requirement
  • 5GNR base station measurement – validate the performance of the gNB base station with essential measurements that are in full compliance with 3GPP TS 38.104 V15, including:
    • frequency error
    • time offset
    • cell/sector ID
    • modulation quality EVM
    • unwanted emissions
    • occupied bandwidth
    • adjacent channel leakage ratio
    • transmitter harmonics and spurious
    • EIRP
  • 5G/LTE coverage mapping – receive a clear representation of the signal strength of 5G/LTE transmitters over intended geographic area by continuously measuring RF data – including RSRP, RSRQ, SINR, channel power – with results graphically displayed on a digital map or building floor plan.
  • Cable and Antenna measurements – Line sweep RF cables and antennas at base station locations with accessory S331P Site Master

Frequency range 9 kHz to 4 GHz (Option 704)
9 kHz to 6 GHz (Option 706)
Sweep speed 45 GHz/s
Phase noise -95 dBc/Hz @ 1 GHz freq and 100 kHz offset
DANL < -165 dBm (with pre amp)
Maximum input signal +30 dBm
Dynamic range >105 dB minimum at 2.4 GHz, 2/3 (TOI-DANL) in 1 Hz RBW
Amplitude range DANL to +30 dBm
Input damage level 5 Watts
Frequency accuracy Aging: ±1.0 x 10–6 per 10 years
Accuracy: ±0.28 x 10–6 (-10 °C ± 55°C) plus aging
Amplitude accuracy ±1 dB (± 0.5 dB typical)
Resolution bandwidth in sweep mode 1 Hz to 5 MHz
Resolution bandwidth in zero span 10 Hz to 20 MHz
RTSA bandwidth 40 MHz
Demodulation 5GNR base station, LTE base station, AM/FM modulation quality

Option Description
MS2080A-0704 9 kHz to 4 GHz Spectrum Analyzer
MS2080A-0706 9 kHz to 6 GHz Spectrum Analyzer
MS2080A-0019* High Accuracy Power Meter (requires compatible USB power sensor, sold separately)
MS2080A-0024* Interference Finder (Option 31 and directional antenna recommended, sold separately)
MS2080A-0031* GPS Receiver (requires GPS antenna, sold separately)
MS2080A-0090* Gated Sweep
MS2080A-0102* 40 MHz Analysis Bandwidth (20 MHz standard)
MS2080A-0199* Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer
MS2080A-0431* Coverage Mapping (requires GPS option MS2080A-0031)
MS2080A-0509* AM/FM Modulation measurements
MS2080A-0883* LTE FDD/TDD Signal Analyzer
MS2080A-0888* 5GNR FDD/TDD FR1 Measurements (requires GPS option MS2080A-0031)
MS2080A-0704-0097 Accredited Calibration to ISO17025 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1
MS2080A-0704-0098 Standard Calibration to ISO17025 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1
MS2080A-0704-0099 Premium Calibration to ISO17025 and ANSI/NCSL Z540-1 plus test data

* Time-Limited Options

Options marked with an asterisk are offered as a 90-day time limited option by ordering as a -9xxx series option. For example, MS2080A-9888 is the 90-day time limited option for 5GNR FDD/TDD FR1 Measurements. The option start time begins when the user first activates the option. Refer to the instrument user guide for information on purchasing and activating time limited options.