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Signal and spectrum analyser joins rental ranks
A flagship signal and spectrum analyser from Rohde & Schwarz has joined the rental inventory at test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston. The R&SFSW analyser features phase noise of -137dBc at 10kHz carrier offset and dynamic range of 88dBc with noise cancellation. It can carry out 1000 measurement sweeps per second. This means that engineers can explore and evaluate wideband-modulated or frequency agile signal traces.
Entry level analyser offers mid-range performance
Livingston has added the Rohde & Schwarz two-port vector network analyser to its portfolio of RF test equipment. This is an entry level analyser product for evaluating the performance of RF systems and components in manufacturing facilities and development laboratories, or validating antenna installations.
Network field tester added to rental range
Livingston has added Anritsu’s all-in-one optical network field tester to its portfolio of rental products. The recently released MT1000A Network Master Pro is a compact, portable device that is optimised for carrying out comprehensive field testing on optical transport network (OTN) infrastructure. It can deal with the multiple communications protocols now being incorporated into modern telecommunications technology.
New fusion splicers launch onto rental market
Self-employed fibre optic installers can now rent Fujikura's newly launched fusion splicers from Livingston. The new products include the 70S which is suitable for use with both single and multi-mode fibres (including ITU-T G. 651/652/653/655/657). It features a 320x magnification 2-axis camera with CMOS image sensor a programmable wind protector, an automated tube heater, a high capacity lithium-ion battery and a 4.73in colour LCD
Handheld RAN analysis solution saves investment costs
Keeping investment to a minimum is the attractive feature of JDSU’s RANAdvisor Handheld multi-technology radio access network (RAN) analysis solution available from test sourcing specialist Livingston. It can maximise the optimisation and troubleshooting possibilities when deploying next generation wireless networks.
Livingston inks rental pact with Teledyne LeCroy
Teledyne LeCroy has joined the ranks of Livingston’s instrument rental portfolio. The agreement bolsters Livingston’s strategy of offering the widest possible range of test and measurement instrumentation to meet customer needs. Livingston will be a rental partner for its flagship high speed oscilloscope offering, as well as a broad selection of other key products.
Conference focuses on telecom/datacom test issues
Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston is to host a high profile conference at its German headquarters in Darmstadt (pictured). The conference will address key issues which are now affecting telecom and data communication test engineers. Many of the major test equipment manufacturers serving the global communication market will be participating, including Spirent, JDSU, EXFO, PPM, Anritsu, Fluke Networks, and Narda.
Conference to address issues facing telecom test engineers
Livingston is to host a conference in the city of Darmstadt, at the company’s German headquarters. The purpose of this conference is to address the key issues which are now effecting telecom and data communication test engineers. Many of the major test equipment manufacturers serving the global communication market will be participating, including Spirent, JDSU, EXFO, PPM, Anritsu, Fluke Networks and Narda.
Power monitor logs, stores, analyses consumption
Test sourcing specialist Livingston has added a new product to its expansive range of power quality analysis equipment. The advanced Dent ELITEpro XC - a complete solution for accurately monitoring electric energy usage and recording key performance metrics, so that datacentres managers can maximise the effectiveness of their outfit.
Prospects for software-defined oscilloscopes
The hard economic environment means test engineers have to make the most of what they already have, but how can software help? By Geoff Kempster, Inventory Manager for Livingston UK, & Mike McHale, Livingston's International Sales Director.
Livingston launches mobile base station test kit
Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has added another test kit to its growing selection. It is focussed on serving engineers involved in the deployment or upgrading of mobile base stations.It is possible to choose from a broad variety of different antenna/cable analysis, antenna alignment, PIM testing, power metering, Gigabit Ethernet testing and personal RF monitoring products.
Livingston Helps DANTE To Guinness Record
Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has played an integral part in the setting of new a Guinness World Record. Its client DANTE (Delivery of Advanced Network Technology to Europe) has, using Livingston sourced equipment, been able to achieve the fastest ever rate for implementing multi-Terabit optical capacity.
Livingston Offers Calibration Solution For SMEs
Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston is to rent calibrators from its inventory allowing their customers to calibrate their test equipment. Livingston says that for smaller companies, involved in installation work or serving the industrial space, it is often hard to justify the heavy investment needed for acquiring calibration equipment, as the stock of test instrumentation being held is not enough to ensure regular utilisation of the cal...
Livingston Adds To Mobile Comms Test Armoury
Livingston has made a new move to establish itself as a One-Stop-Shop for all the items of hardware required when implementing mobile communication infrastructure. In addition to being a leading supplier for the rental of products like the Anritsu Site Master family, Narda personal radiation meters and Kaelus PIM testers, Livingston also offers its support in ensuring their on-going operation.
Livingston Announces Highly Adaptable Optical Test Kit Offering
Livingston has, following the success of its RF test kit, now introduced an extremely flexible optical test kit to complement this. Through these kits Livingston clients will be able to specify a variety of different optical test products from the company’s broad portfolio - in order to put together a simple all-encompassing, cost-optimised rental package that suits their particular application needs, with all the benefits of a one-stop-sho...
Livingston Offers JDSU’s Portable Combined Cable & Antenna Analysers
Livingston, is now in a position to provide its customers with the latest handheld format cable and antenna analysers from JDSU. Each member of the JD720 series is highly optimised for testing and characterising mobile infrastructure, exhibiting ease of use plus a comprehensive array of features and functionality.
High Performance Handheld Optical Network Tester Addresses Rapidly Growing Enterprise Sector
Livingston has added to its range of rental products supporting next generation optical networks by stocking the latest Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) from Fluke Networks. Boasting an extensive feature set, the OptiFiber Pro is the industry’s first OTDR specifically designed to meet the challenges set by modern fiber optic enterprise infrastructure, rather than those of carrier infrastructure.
Livingston Announce Customised RF Test Kits
Livingston has announced a new initiative which will help engineers to rent the various tools required for their RF testing/analysis tasks while minimising the financial investment involved. The company will offer its customers the capability to bring together multiple RF test products into a bundled package, with a resulting 10% discount in the overall rental cost.
Livingston Enhances its Rent to Buy Resource
Test equipment sourcing specialist Livingston has made a series of new additions to its Easy2Source offering, to reflect the ongoing budgetary restrictions that technology companies have to contend with. Easy2Source is a highly cost-effective way to rapidly gain access to required items of test hardware without making any upfront capital commitment or being left exposed to the risk of purchased equipment becoming obsolete.
Fluke Expands Partnership with Livingston
Livingston has announced that new territories have been added to the company’s collaboration with Fluke. This will see rental support in the UK and Ireland complementing the support services Livingston already offers Fluke across Germany and Benelux. It will cover Fluke entire industrial portfolio, including power analysis, vibration testing and thermal imaging equipment.