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802.11ad Testing With The Spectrum Master™ MS2760A Ultraportable Spectrum Analyzer

Source: Anritsu Company

802.11ad is a newer WLAN standard that offers throughput rates up to 7 Gbps. To achieve these speeds, the technology uses newly allocated millimeter-wave (mmWave) ISM bands, specifically 57 to 71 GHz. With applications including docking stations, virtual reality, media downloads, and wireless HD video, 802.11ad (or WiGig) is becoming a standard technology for most major hardware manufacturers. As these technologies become established and grow in the marketplace, the need for affordable, reliable test will be ever-present. At mmWave frequencies, however, test equipment has historically been extremely expensive and difficult to characterize. As a longtime leader in mmWave technology, Anritsu has leveraged decades worth of experience and knowledge to bring forward new equipment to help companies overcome these challenges. In particular, the Spectrum Master MS2760A Ultraportable Spectrum Analyzer — an innovative new mmWave spectrum analyzer — is available today for use in 802.11ad testing.