E6703I W-CDMA/HSPA Lab Application For the E5515C/E (8960) Wireless Communications Test Set Technical Overview Now with Now with 42 Mbps HSDPA-MIMO, 42 Mbps DB-DC-HSPDA, DC-HSDPA and DC-HSDPA Combining the benefits of W-CDMA/HSPA network emulation with Agilent’s global leadership in analysis technologies, the E5515C/E wireless communications test set and the E6703I lab application provide mobile development engineers with a single desktop instrument– helping you accelerate development and get better devices to market sooner. Develop, integrate, and validate devices at data rates up to: 42 Mbps (HSDPA-MIMO with 64QAM) 42 Mbps (DB-DC-HSDPA) 42 Mbps (DC-HSDPA) 28 Mbps (HSDPA-MIMO with 16QAM) 21 Mbps (HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps (HSDPA) 11.5 Mbps (HSUPA) With the Agilent Technologies E6703I W-CDMA/HSPA lab application, developers have the only instrument available that provides a systematic approach to root-cause analysis of high throughput issues in the mobile protocol stack; from MAC to IP. Get to RF conformance faster The E6703I is the only solution available providing both signaling variables and measurements for testing 3GPP TS34.121 Sections 5, 6, 7, and 9. Others can emulate HSPA, but only the Agilent solution drives the mobile into the correct state for the latest HSPA testing required by 3GPP. Quickly test any design change With support for voice, video, short message service (SMS), multi-media messaging service (MMS), cell broadcast SMS (CBSMS), circuitswitched data, and packet data call connections, design changes in anything from RF to TCP can be quickly validated with a complete regression test of mobile functions right at your desk. 2 Helping You Get Your Job Done Faster Fast and flexible signaling— with you in control of network operations Our network emulation is designed to make connecting calls fast and simple—and give you choices. We have pulled some of the most commonly requested parameters up from the protocol stack, providing many different connection scenarios without requiring you to fully understand the 3GPP stack and a complex scripting language. The E6703I delivers the control you need to get your job done faster. The world’s wireless applications brought right to your fingertips Agilent lab applications bring testing and tuning end-user applications right to your desk—without limiting how far your device may search when looking for real content. With our industryleading SMS/MMS/cell broadcast messaging capabilities, live end-to-end video conferencing, and blazing fast packet connections to the Internet over RF, you have the capability to test most mobile applications fully without leaving your office. Developing more than just W-CDMA/HSPA devices? Just hook it up and go! If your development needs go beyond W-CDMA/HSPA, with additional firmware that same box on your desk can connect calls from GSM to EDGE Evolution and everything in between. Agilent leads the industry in support of 2G, 3G, and 3.5G solutions for cdma2000®, 1xEV-DO, TD-HSUPA, HSDPA-MIMO, DB-DCHSDPA, and DC-HSDPA. Contact your Agilent sales engineer to learn how the E5515C/E test set gives you the flexibility to adapt quickly to emerging standards and technologies. Get started with the W-CDMA/HSPA lab applications today at; http://wireless.agilent.com/rfcomms/refdocs/ wcdma/wcdma_getting_started.html • • • • • DB-DC-HSDPA HSDPA-MIMO DC-HSDPA HSPA+ HSUPA 3 • • • • • HSDPA W-CDMA TD-HSUPA TD-HSDPA TD-SCDMA • • • • • 1xEV-DO cdma2000 IS-95 EDGE Evolution EGPRS • GPRS • GSM Find Design Issues Earlier, Resolve Them Faster Functional test analysis Reduce development and verification cycle time by systematically engaging mobile device layers “up the stack” to find design problems early—before they are found by your customers. To Applications and User RF Link – RB Test Mode IP PDCP ◊ RLC √ RB Test Mode calls have MAC - hs fully engaged, but RLC and above in pseudo - idle MAC Mac - hs From 8960 Validate a phone’s data throughput capability while using SMS, MMS, data transfer, video, or other 3G services, all in the presence of realistic network impairments. To Applications and User IP PDCP √ √ Drive down defect resolution cost by finding complex hardware, protocol, and application related issues that are specific to how the phone will function on the network, early in the design cycle. All this for a price that is significantly less than traditional script-based test equipment. RLC MAC Mac - hs UDP “ ﬂood ” has MAC-hs and RLC fully engaged , with everything else in pseudo-idle From 8960 To Applications and User √ IP √ PDCP √ √ From 8960 Base station emulation From basic network settings like country code and cell ID, lab application variables for network emulation extend into such things as network operating mode, TMSI assignment, authentication, neighbor list management, and PDP context rejection; giving you the flexibility you need. The pulse of mobile/network interactions Wireless Protocol Advisor software gives you all messages for the mobile and network from MAC layer all the way to IP. And, with triggering and filtering functionality, you can set up troublesome scenarios that fail intermittently on Friday and come back Monday morning with a bounded and focused protocol log of exactly what happened surrounding the particular issue. The latest protocol logging for DC-HSDPA and HSDPA-MIMO can help you find and resolve problems early in the design life cycle. UDP “ﬂood ” ◊ RF conformance—mandatory in GCF Today, with the availability of more competitive mobile devices, network operators are becoming very selective, and demanding validation. With the largest and most compliant set of RF measurements available among onebox-testers, the E5515C/E can get you into validation sooner. http://wireless. agilent.com/rfcomms/refdocs/wcdma/ wcdma_meas_navigation.html 4 RLC MAC Mac - hs √ FTP FTP engages all layers and completely exercises the call and application stack E6703 Family of Lab Applications Technical Specifications W-CDMA RF analyzer (measurements only) E6703I is our latest application release for the industry leading call box and the right choice for R&D engineers needing world class functionality in a single instrument. The E6703I added several capabilities including: These specifications apply to an E5515C/E mainframe with Option 003 installed when used with the latest shipping version of the E6703I lab application. • HSDPA-MIMO test modes and IP data support both for 28 Mbps with 16QAM, and 42 Mbps with 64QAM downlink • DB-DC-HSDPA test modes and IP data support for 42 Mbps downlink • Baseband fading for DC-HSDPA and HSDPA MIMO with PXB • LTE/3G interRAT handover such as SRVCC, 3G redirect to LTE, and SMS over SGs • Enhanced CPC to work simultaneously with MAC-ehs E6703I with E6720A-003 is our emerging high-performance application. The Annual Contract is designed for engineers who need early access to leading-edge functionality such as CELL_PCH and URA_PCH transitions. For a complete comparison of our 8960 W-CDMA/HSPA products, please see: http://www.home.agilent.com/ upload/cmc_upload/All/E1963a_ E6703x_FeatureComparison.pdf The above application also includes functionality described within the latest shipping version of E1963A W-CDMA test application with firmware. Please refer to the E1963A data sheet for details and specifications for all functionality covered within the E1963A at: http://cp.literature.agilent.com/ litweb/pdf/5990-5637EN.pdf Specifications describe the test set’s warranted performance and are valid for the unit’s operation within the statedenvironmental ranges unless otherwise noted. Supplemental characteristics are intended to provide typical, but nonwarranted, performance parameters that may be useful in applying the instrument. These characteristics are shown in italics and labeled as “typical” or “supplemental.” All units shipped form the factory meet these typical numbers at +25 °C ambient temperature without including measurement uncertainty. Change of TFC Measurement method: The measured results include the stepdown and step-up relative power, along with the step-down and step-up error, for all symmetric reference measurement channels supported Input center frequency ranges: 800 to 1000 MHz 1700 to 1990 MHz Input power level range: –61 to +28 dBm Change of TFC relative measurement accuracy: < +3.0 dB for power range < 26 dB Measurement interval: 617 μs (= 1 timeslot (667 μs) – 25 μs transient periods at either side of the nominal timeslot boundaries) Measurement triggers: Protocol and external Temperature range: +2 to +55 °C Concurrency capabilities: Change of TFC measurements cannot be made concurrently with other measurements Out of sync handling of output power Measurement method: The E6703I provides signaling and parameter configuration for this measurement, but requires use of an external analyzer to perform the required measurement Input center frequency ranges: 800 to 1000 MHz 1700 to 1990 MHz Input power level range: –61 to +28 dBm Temperature range: +20 to +55 °C 5 Concurrency capabilities: Out of sync handling of output power measurements cannot be made concurrently with other measurements PRACH preamble analysis measurement Reporting of CQI measurement Measurement method: The measured results include the same results as IQ tuning (excluding PCDE) done on UE PRACH preambles; relative power versus chip is also included Measurement description: The channel quality indicator (CQI) value is a measurement report sent to the network by the UE indicating that for the data block just received, if the downlink channel had been formatted as indicated by the reported or lower CQI value, the HSDPA block error ratio for the channel would not have exceeded 10%. Measurement chip rate: 3.84 Mcps Frequency range: 800 to 1000 MHz 1700 to 1990 MHz Input level range: –25 to +28 dBm EVM measurement range: Up to 35% EVM EVM measurement accuracy: 2.3% residual EVM +0.5% algorithm EVM error valid within +10 °C of the temperature at which the previous “Calibrate Measurements” was executed Frequency error measurement range: +1 kHz Frequency error measurement accuracy: +5 Hz Timing error measurement range: +25 μs Timing error measurement accuracy: +130 ns (0.5 chips) Measurement interval: All results except relative power (userselectable to one of two) 1067 μs (= PRACH preamble burst = (4096 chips) 1017 μs (= PRACH preamble burst – 25 μs transient periods at beginning and end of bursts = 3904 chips) Relative power (not user-settable): 1067 μs (= PRACH preamble burst = 4096 chips) Trigger mode: Auto, protocol, external, RF rise RF rise trigger: Nominal trigger range = expected power setting +9 dB Temperature range: +20 to +55 °C The reporting of channel quality indicator test has two parts, which are run in sequential order: Part 1: Measure CQI variance Part 2: Measure HSDPA BLER vs. CQI sense Measurement results: Graphical and numeric results are provided for cumulative frequency distributions Part 1 numeric results provided are: • Downlink TF CQI • CQI reports • Median CQI • CQI in range (%) • Pass/Fail Part 2 numeric results provided are: • Downlink TF CQI • Median CQI • statDTXs • Filtered ACKs • Filtered NACKs • Filtered ACKs + NACKs • Filtered BLER (%) The existing HBLER measurement is used in the reporting of CQI measurement. See the E1963A data sheet for more details Measurement interval: Defined in 3GPP TS 34.121 Trigger mode: HS-DPCCH Temperature range: +20 to +55 °C Concurrency capabilities: Reporting of CQI measurements cannot be made concurrently with other measurements 6 Option 004 digital bus Functionality: Allows baseband, digital IQ data from the signal generator to be sent to an external N5106A PXB baseband generator and channel emulator for fading and then returned to the test set for modulation Connector: Rear panel, 50 pin high density Signal generator ALC mode: Closed or open (default of closed); open loop mode must be used during fading to maintain the desired signal characteristics ALC open loop calibration: Calibrates the RF source when operating in the ALC open loop mode; the accuracy remains valid with a +5 °C window of the temperature at which the calibration was performed ALC open loop RF in/out composite absolute output level accuracy degradation (must add this to the main level accuracy specification for temperatures within +5 °C of the last ALC open loop calibration): < +0.75 dB, –109 to –70 dBm/1.23 MHz, < +0.50 dB, –70 to –35 dBm/1.23 MHz, < +0.75 dB, –35 to –13 dBm/1.23 MHz ALC open loop RF out only composite absolute output level accuracy degradation (must add this to the main level accuracy specification): < +0.75 dB, –109 to –70 dBm/1.23 MHz, < +0.50 dB, –70 to –35 dBm/1.23 MHz, < +0.75 dB, –35 to –13 dBm/1.23 MHz ALC open loop carrier feedthrough: Typically < –40 dBc, (nominal ambient < –47 dBc after IQ calibration) General Specifications Dimensions: (H x W x D): 235 mm x 425 mm x 629 mm Weight: 31.8 kg Display: 10.5 inches (26.7 cm), active matrix, color, liquid crystal Manual user interface: Traditional front panel type or remote computer driven with graphical UI LAN port: LAN 1 port (for firmware upgrades only): RJ-45 connector, 100 Mbps LAN 2 port (for high data throughput): RJ-45 connector, 100 Mbps (for E5515C) or 1000 Mbps (for E5515E) Radiated leakage due to RF generator: Typically < 2.5 μV induced in a resonant dipole antenna one inch from any surface except the underside and rear panel at set RF generator output frequency and output level of –40 dBm Spurious leakage: Typically < 5 μV induced in a resonant dipole antenna one inch from any surface except the underside and rear panel at frequencies other than the RF generator output frequency and output level of –40 dBm Power consumption: Typically 400 to 450 W continuous LAN 3 port (for future use): RJ-45 connector, 1000 Mbps Operating conditions: 0 to +55 °C, 30 g/m3 absolute humidity (95%/+32 °C, 28 percent/+55 °C relative humidity) Storage conditions: –20 to +70 °C, 50 g/m3 absolute humidity, non-condensing (90%/+65 °C relative humidity) Power: 88 to 135 Vac, 193 to 269 Vac, 50 to 60 Hz, typically 550 VA maximum Calibration interval: 2 years EMI: Conducted and radiated interference meets CISPR-11, susceptibility meets IEC 1000-4-2, 1000-4-3, and 1000-4-4 Electrical safety: Complies with CAN/CSA 22.2 No. 61010-1-04, UL Std. 61010-1 (2nd Edition), and IEC 61010-1 (2nd Edition) 7 www.agilent.com www.agilent.com/find/E6703I myAgilent myAgilent www.agilent.com/find/myagilent A personalized view into the information most relevant to you. 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