Electronic Specifier Articles
Fully integrated test solution for A-GPS mobile handsets
Aeroflex has launched a fully integrated solution for testing A-GPS (Assisted-GPS) enabled mobile handsets. The solution is based on the Aeroflex 6103 AIME and 6103 AIME/CT mobile handset test systems. It has been designed to address the rapidly emerging development and conformance test requirements for A-GPS-based mobile handsets by testing A-GPS implementation in the laboratory thereby eliminating the need for costly field trials and reducing...
Aeroflex adds support for live receiver and transmitter testing to 6413A UMTS basestation test system
Aeroflex has announced that it has added the ability to undertake live receiver testing and transmitter testing including HSDPA on its highly successful 6413A UMTS basestation test system. The capability is ideal for the ongoing maintenance of UMTS basestations to ensure they perform to specification as it enables testing to be undertaken without any disruption to live traffic caused by taking the basestation out of service.
Aeroflex enhances its UMTS basestation test system
Aeroflex has enhanced the testing support provided by its highly successful 6413A UMTS basestation test system to support testing of basestations using an Inverse Multiplexed ATM (IMA) configuration. IMA is a method of combining multiple E1/T1 connections to increase backhaul bandwidth between the basestation (Node B) and Radio Network Controller (RNC). IMA is an additional protocol stack layer beneath ATM that handles the multiplexing and sche...
Aeroflex enhances the capability of its 5800 Series multi-configuration, multi-function ATE system
Aeroflex has improved the functionality of its 5800 Series multi-configuration, multi-function ATE system with the addition of a Boundary Scan and Q-Test capability along with a PXI software wrapper tool. The Aeroflex 5800 Series is a highly flexible, scalable and modular test environment designed to provide the true re-configurability needed to meet the ever-changing requirements of the rapidly evolving PCB industry.
Aeroflex IQCreator signal generation software now supports WiMAX
Aeroflex has announced IQCreator version 8.3 with significant new features to support the rapidly growing WiMAX 802.16 standard for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks. The new version of IQCreator also adds support for CDMA2000 1xEvDO rev A uplink capabilities. Aeroflex frequently updates its IQCreator software to support the RF signal generation needs of engineers designing and testing the latest consumer wireless devices. It is available free-...
Aeroflex adds WiMAX, 1xEvDO and HSUPA measurement suites to PXI 3000 plaform
Aeroflex has announced that it has added significant new wireless test capabilities to its PXI 3000 Series modular wireless test platform to aid the rapid production testing of the most popular consumer mobile devices. Within a single software-definable PXI modular platform, the Aeroflex PXI 3000 Series now includes support for WiMAX OFDMA, 1xEvDO and HSUPA.
Aeroflex launches single system solution for testing 3GPP compliant networks
Aeroflex has announced a single system, turnkey solution for testing 3GPP compliant networks supporting both GAN (Generic Access Network) over 802.11 WLAN and GSM/EGPRS with the addition of an integrated GAN capability to its highly successful 6103 AIME and 6103 AIME/CT mobile terminal protocol test systems
Aeroflex delivers EvDO Rev. A signalling conformance solution
Aeroflex has become the first company to offer a comprehensive EvDO Rev. A signalling conformance solution following the delivery of a fully automated C.S0038-A-compliant suite of test cases for its 6402 CDMA AIME network emulator.
3G mobile protocol test system has channel fading capability
Aeroflex has announced that it has added a radio channel fading capability to its highly successful 6401 AIME 3G mobile protocol test system. The 6401 AIME’s new radio channel emulation capability addresses and overcomes the inherent drawbacks of traditional RF based radio channel emulation methods by integrating these functions at baseband. Applying the time varying radio channel characteristics digitally facilitates very high accuracy combi...
Software update for Aeroflex's 2975 radio test set
Aeroflex has announced the availability of a new version of software for the 2975 Project 25 Radio Test Set. Software Release 1.9.2 delivers new test features designed to provide additional test data for P25 radios.
Battery-life testing capability for TETRA radios from Aeroflex
Aeroflex has announced the availability of its new TETRA Energy Economy Mode (EEM) option for the popular Aeroflex 3900 Series of analog and digital radio test sets. The new TETRA EEM option enables more flexible battery-life testing for developers, operators and users of TETRA hand-held mobile radios who need to prove their design and quantify or qualify battery-life performance claims.
Aeroflex announces new style shortform catalogue
Aeroflex has announced the immediate availability of its new Shortform Catalogue that includes the company’s complete spectrum of test and measurement solutions and systems. This new condensed version catalogue of the varied Aeroflex product range enables the reader to quickly locate and obtain a top-level review of the required product. For those that require further and more in-depth information on a particular product, this can be researche...
Aeroflex adds Dual Vacuum Control capability to 5220 Power Manufacturing Defects Analyser
Aeroflex has announced that a Dual Vacuum Control capability has been added to its 5220 Power Manufacturing Defects Analyser. This new capability allows dual well vacuum test fixtures to be directly controlled by the test system. Full backwards compatibility is maintained with existing test programs and fixtures.
Low cost, high performance spectrum analyzers span 3Hz to 26.5GHz
Aeroflex has announced its new 3280 series of 3 Hz to 26.5 GHz spectrum analyzers designed to offer impressive RF and microwave specifications, exceptional connectivity and many ease-of-use features at an affordable price.
Aeroflex and Etherstack join forces to support P25 protocol conformance testing
Aeroflex and Etherstack have agreed to jointly develop and market a suite of products to support Project 25 protocol conformance testing. The new products will help ensure mobile stations and base stations conform to the APCO Project 25 family of standards and bulletins published by the Telecommunications Industry Association.
Terotest gets sole UK distribution role for Aeroflex's 4200 in-circuit tester
In a recent move to reorganise its UK-based ATE sales force, Aeroflex has appointed Terotest as its sole UK representative for its range of 4200 series in-circuit test systems.
Portable radio test set public safety vehicle radio systems
Aeroflex's 3500 is a lightweight and portable radio test set designed specifically to test vehicle-based radio systems used predominantly by first responders. The Aeroflex 3500 radio test set incorporates the latest technology in rugged design, portability, battery life and high performance. The new test set allows the user to test all aspects of the vehicle’s system - from the radio to the cable and the antenna - with powerful features typical...
Aeroflex delivers CDG Stage II C.S0044 interoperability and CDG Stage I C.S0043 signalling conformance test cases
Aeroflex has completed the delivery of its CDG Stage II C.S0044 interoperability and CDG Stage I C.S0043 signalling conformance test cases. Both test suites are available on Aeroflex’s CDMA AIME network emulation platform.
Aeroflex and Cetecom outline product development roadmap for WiMAX Forum’s 802.16e protocol conformance test solution
Following their recent contract win for development of the WiMAX Forum’s 802.16e protocol conformance test solution, Aeroflex and Cetecom Spain have outlined the roadmap for the product’s planned development and introduction. Initial discussions with prospective technology partners are underway, all of whom will benefit from early access to the technology.
Aeroflex and 7 layers partner on 3G handset conformance testing
Aeroflex and 7 layers have announced a partnership on 3G mobile handset conformance testing under which the 7 layers test and service facility in UK will use Aeroflex’s 6401 AIME/CT conformance system complete with inter-system handover capability (ISHO) for its 3G handset testing requirements.