R&S®SFE/SFE100 Release Note V 02.90
R&S®SFE / SFE100
Broadcast Tester /
Test Transmitter
Release Notes
Firmware Version 02.90
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Broadcast and Media
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The following abbreviations are used throughout this document: R&S®SFE / SFE100 is abbreviated as R&S SFE / SFE100.
R&S SFE / SFE100
Contents
Contents
1 Information on the Current Version and History.............................. 3
1.1
Version 02.90................................................................................................................3
1.2
Version 02.80................................................................................................................5
1.3
Version 02.60................................................................................................................6
1.4
Version 02.50................................................................................................................7
1.5
Version 02.40................................................................................................................8
1.6
Version 02.32................................................................................................................9
1.7
Version 02.30................................................................................................................9
1.8
Version 02.22..............................................................................................................10
1.9
Version 02.20..............................................................................................................10
1.10
Version 02.00..............................................................................................................10
1.11
Version 01.50..............................................................................................................11
1.12
Version 01.40..............................................................................................................12
1.13
Version 01.32..............................................................................................................14
1.14
Version 01.30..............................................................................................................15
1.15
Version 01.20..............................................................................................................16
1.16
Version 01.10..............................................................................................................17
1.17
Older Releases ...........................................................................................................19
2 Modifications to the Documentation ............................................... 20
3 Firmware Update and Installation ................................................... 21
3.1
Update Information ....................................................................................................21
3.2
Updating the Firmware ..............................................................................................22
3.2.1
Preparing the R&S SFE for the Installation .................................................................22
3.2.2
Preparing the R&S SFE100 for the Installation ...........................................................22
3.2.3
Installing the New Firmware Version ...........................................................................23
4 Customer Support ............................................................................ 25
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
1 Information on the Current Version and
History
1.1 Version 02.90
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Released: November 2014
New Functionality
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Frequency sweep function is available
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RF OFFSET and LEVEL OFFSET available
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DVB-C (R&S SFx-K2): Lower limit of Symbolrate is changed to 0.75MS/s
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): New FIR coefficients with improved S/N added
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DVB-T2 MI streams (R&S SFU-K227): Missing DTG test cases added
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ISDB-T (R&S SFx-K6): EEW (earthquake early warning) supported
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ISDB-T (R&S SFx-K6): Error message for BTS <> 32,507937 MBit/s
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ISDB-T (R&S SFx-K6): Transport stream remultiplexer can be switched off
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ISDB-Tmm (R&S SFx-K106) is supported
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AUDIO BC (R&S SFx-K170): AUDIO PLAYER is available as baseband source
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SFE100: ARB Generator R&S SFE-K35): Single trigger supported
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SFE100: ARB Generator R&S SFE-K35): Support of XM waveform library (R&S
SFE100-K256)
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Ext. I/Q Input (R&S SFx-K80): Info Interface supports relative AGC
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AWGN Gen. (R&S SFx-K40): Minimum receiver bandwidth changed to 1kHz
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TsGen (R&S SFx-K22): ATSC File included in installation process
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TsGen (R&S SFx-K22): File manager is available
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R&S LIB-K74...K77 supported
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R&S SFU-K360 supported
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DVB-C2 Signals (R&S® WV-K817) is supported
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DVB-CID Waveforms (R&S® WV-K810) is supported
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DVB-CID Waveforms (R&S® WV-K810) is supported
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
Fixed Issues
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ISDB-T (R&S SFx-K6): TEST TS PACKETS with SYNC/ 187 PAYLOAD are
having an error floor
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DIRECTV (R&S SFC-K9): Incorrect configuration of Test TS Packet
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): L1 Post Scrambled malfunction, if (NumPLP > 2)
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Nonfunctional remote command for FEF payload type
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Showing false value at GUI for (FFT Size = 16K Ext)
during T2-Lite transmission
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): TIME_IL_TYPE = 1 via T2MI-Interface with NumPLP = 1
not yet supported
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): False NorDig configuration SCPI script files
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Malfunction at 1.7 MHz channel bandwidth, if T2MI
interface is used.
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Malfunction for some Single PLP setups, if (time
interleaving = off) is used
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Malfunction of FEF payload remote command
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): False coding and modulation check in T2-MI Analyzer
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Malfunction of BBFrame header parser and L1 signal
processing
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): message 'Invalid T2-MI setup (not DVB-T2 compliant)'
missing
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): Missing P1-FEF symbol, if FEF length is small
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFx-K16): MultiPLP time interleaver malfunction if NumBlocks
value is large for one PLP
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFx-K17): Notch width greater than 255 not working correctly
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFx-K17): RF spectrum with windowing at two channels bandwidth
shows aliases
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFx-K17): Short FEC Frame, 4096QAM, CR 5/6 and Data Slice
Type 1 combination not working correctly.
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AUDIO BC (R&S SFx-K170): No AM Modulation when FM AF MODE is set to R
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ATV-M/N (R&S SFx-K193) has wrong subcarrier frequency 2 with
soundmodulation Korea Dual.
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Ext. I/Q Input (R&S SFx-K80): No connection after restart of device
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TRP Player (R&S SFx-K22) Diver.trp has not an Integer Number of Frames
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TsGen (R&S SFx-K20/22): Data rate calculation if TS contains PCR wraparound
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TsGen (R&S SFx-K20/22): Sporadic "INTERRUPT TIMEOUT ERROR IN GTS
MODE" messages
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
1.2 Version 02.80
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Released: December 2012
New Functionality
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Absolute timestamps for SFN operation supported
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): CCM/ACM signaling check implemented
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): DVB-T2 specification v1.3.1 (T2-Base) supported
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): DVB-T2 specification v1.3.1 annex I (T2-Lite) supported
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Future Extension Frames (FEF) supported
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Integer number of OFDM cells check implemented
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Process delay determination for SFN operation
improved
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Script Files for RUN SCPI SCRIPT enhanced
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): New menu item "CALC CENTER FREQ"
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Push button solution for setting RF frequency to valid
C2 frequency
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Multiple Data Slices and Data Slice Type 1 supported
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Script Files for RUN SCPI SCRIPT available
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): All PLPs can be fed with real transport stream
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Bandwidth extension supported
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Multiple Data Slices are supported
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): ISSY and NPD feature supported
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Notches are supported
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DVB-T (R&S SFE-K1): Parameter DIGITAL TV: SETTINGS: CONTROL removed
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TsGen (R&S SFE-K20/22): Data rate calculated automatically when loading a
T2MI file
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TsGen (R&S SFE-K22): Play out of BTS files for ISDB-Tmm supported
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TRP Player (R&S SFE-K22): Default value of seamless loop parameters set to
ON
Fixed Issues
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Malfunction for some Single PLP setups
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Noise signal (R&S SFE-K40) is faulty after switching from DVB-T2 to DAB
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SFE100: In some cases RF CPLD version read error leads to update
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SFE100: TsGen (R&S SFE K20, K22): Preset selects wrong default file (trp vs.
gts)
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
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T-DMB/DAB (R&S SFU-K11): Type of ETI input signal (NI/NA) is not displayed
correctly
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TsGen (R&S SFE-K22): ISDB-T streams (R&S SFU-K224): Repetition rate
MPEG-2 tables not according to standard
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TsGen (R&S SFE-K22): MediaFLO streams (R&S SFU-K222) not decrypted
correctly
Known Issues
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Time interleaving at Single-PLP via T2MI-Interface
limited functionality
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Malfunction at 1.7 MHz channel bandwidth, if T2MI
interface is used.
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Malfunction for some Single PLP setups, if (time
interleaving = off) is used
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): TIME_IL_TYPE = 1 via T2MI-Interface with NumPLP =
1 not yet supported
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Short FEC Frame, 4096QAM, CR 5/6 and Data Slice
Type 1 combination not working correctly
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Notch width greater than 255 not working correctly
1.3 Version 02.60
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Released: June 2012
New Functionality
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DVB-C2 (R&S SFE-K17): Multi-PLP/Single D-Slice is supported
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Digital IQ (R&S SFE-K80): Info interface is available
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DVB-S2 (R&S SFE-K8): Symbol rate extended to meet NORDIG standard
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MoCA waveforms (R&S SFU-K364) supported
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New software update process established
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Remote: Zeroconf and mDNS to ease the direct network connection is supported
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TsGen: TS libraries LIB-K70, K71, K72 and K73 supported
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Display of Device ID supported
Fixed Issues
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"TX RECALL: OPTION MISSING" is shown after installing new option and
switching to new option
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ARB (R&S SFx-K35): After Recall Appl., recovery of ARB clock rate is faulty
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): False S2field1 warning fixed
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Information on the Current Version and History
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): 'static_flag' and 'static_padding_flag' signaling for
T2Version >= 1.2.1 fixed
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EMC Test streams (R&S SFU-K228): Audio isn't seamless
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Fading: After loading of "*.fad" fading profile ARB Clock Freq. is reset.
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Fading: Speed is correct after software startup and recall of fading profiles
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T-DMB/DAB (R&S SFU-K11): Wrong Null symbol in transmission mode 3
Known Issues
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TsGen: MediaFLO streams (R&S SFU-K222) not decrypted correctly
1.4 Version 02.50
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Released: October 2011
New Functionality
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DVB-S (R&S SFE-K2): Additional roll off factor 0.20 for DIRECTV application
added
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Additional SCPI scripts available
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): MISO/SFN supported
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Audio BC (R&S SFE-K170): FM RDS: 0x0D terminating character missing
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Audio BC (R&S SFE-K170): FM RDS: Editor accept extended keyboard entries
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DMB Streams France (R&S SFU-K229) supported
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DTV interferers (R&S SFU-K354): DVB-T2 7MHz interferer signal added
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ISDB-Tmm waveforms (R&S SFU-K365) supported
Fixed Issues
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ATV, NICAM ENCODER: Different group delay between external AF inputs.
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DVB-T (R&S SFE-K1): Signal without echoes
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ISDB-T (R&S SFE-K6): Correct PCR restamping with TS PLAYER data stream
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): T2MI=ON: Channel Bandwidth = 6, 7 MHz is not
working correctly
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Audio BC (R&S SFE-K170): Preemphasis calculation of frequency below 1kHz is
missing
Known Issues
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): SinglePLP with TIME_IL_TYPE = 1 via T2MI-Interface
not yet supported.
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
1.5 Version 02.40
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Released: July 2011
New Functionality
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ARB (R&S SFE-K35): Reload algorithm dependent on filename, date/time and
size
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ARB (R&S SFE-K35): 1GSa memory is supported
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R&S SFE-K38: Multichannel ARB waveforms are supported
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CMMB (R&S SFE-K15): PMS TS Stuffing allowed
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): MPLP is supported
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): SCPI scripts for DTG, NORDIG, OFCOM and V&V
setups
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ISDB-S waveforms (R&S SFU-K362) are supported
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Satellite interferers (SFU-K363) are supported
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MediaFLO (R&S SFE-K10): AIS 2.0 is supported
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R&S SFU-K227 T2MI stream library supports content streams
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TsGen: Performance optimized when decrypting non gts based transport streams
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SFE100: Reset in progress is indicated
Fixed Issues
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFU-K16): Single-PLP parameters not settable, if R&S SFU-K20 or
R&S SFU-K22 is not available
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FADING: Recall of unchanged predefined fading profiles shows Standard USER
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Local Vector Modulation Adjustment is not possible for frequencies <= 87 MHz
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Recall of instrument settings may corrupt GUI menus
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SFE100: Multiple start of recovery destroys HD image
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TsGen: Naming of missing software options is unclear
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TsGen: Seamless TRP may cause assertions
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Digital In: Measurement of low-level input signals not correct
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SFE100: High power option (R&S SFE-B90): Level linearity is not ensured
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Audio BC: Sporadic remote timeouts occur after switching signal source
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ISDB-T: Default value of AC Data corrected (now ALL1)
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Remote: Command error at READ:IQC:TDMB:PROT:PROF and LEV
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
Known Issues
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SFE: DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): The fading function is not supported with this
firmware version
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DVB-T2 (R&S SFE-K16): Maximum number of PLP is limited to 6
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DVB-T2 with T2MI=ON: Channel Bandwidth = 6, 7 MHz is not working correctly
1.6 Version 02.32
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Released: October 2010
Fixed Issues
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DVB-T2: SFE: Fading is not supported
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SFE100: ARB works not with K35
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Level is not correct after RECALL APPL
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CMMB: Long remote control response time when missing input signal
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Fading: Uncertainty of 10ns in delay and 0.1° in phase due to rounding issues.
1.7 Version 02.30
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Released: October 2010
New Functionality
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DVB-T2 (SFE/SFE100-K16): SPLP is supported
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Satellite Interferers (SFU-K363) is supported
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T2-MI Streams (SFU-K227) is supported
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EMC Test Streams (SFU-K228) is supported
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TsGen: Support of ETI files with extension .xeti
Modified Functionality
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TsGen: K22: Sample TRP streams are included
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Remote: VXI11 protocol works immediately after booting
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CMMB: Default values changed
Fixed Issues
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Fading: Doppler shift is not correctly calculated
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ATV, AudioBC: Different group delay between external AF inputs
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
Known Issues
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SFE: DVB-T2: The fading function is supported with the next version 02.32
1.8 Version 02.22
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Released: June 2010
Fixed Issues
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Favorites: Indicated menu path of parameters is not correct
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CMMB: SFE Fading not supported, SFE100 Noise not supported
1.9 Version 02.20
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Released: April 2010
New Functionality
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Fading (SFE-K30) is supported
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SFE100: NOISE: Narrow-band AWGN generator option is supported
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FILE: Run SCPI script is supported
Fixed Issues
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T-DMB/DAB: After switching the parameter transmission mode, sometimes the
data structure is invalid
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ARB: Generator has problems with deleted waveform files
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Remote: GUI is not correct updated after SYST:KLOCK ON
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Remote: *TST? answers reverse
Known Issues
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SFE: CMMB: The fading function is supported with the next version 02.22.
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SFE100: CMMB: The narrow-band AWGN is supported with the next version
02.22.
1.10 Version 02.00
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Released: January 2010
New Functionality
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SFE100: Multi standard functionality is supported
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ATV B/G: Group delay precorrection for B/G Australia is available
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
Modified Functionality
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ATV: No warning displayed when changing residual carrier
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ATV VIDEO BASIC: Version 02.10 supports uniform test line assignment
Fixed Issues
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BER: Inversion of serial data input affects BER TS input
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CMMB: Output level too low in 2MHz mode
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T-DMB / DAB: Spectrum has half bandwidth
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DVB-T rare issue: Signal corrupt after changing transmission standard
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TsGen has wrong data rate in bin mode after RECALL
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Application error when terminating the application
Known Issues
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T-DMB/DAB: After switching the parameter transmission mode, sometimes the
data structure is invalid. A receiver can synchronize to the frame structure but
cannot detect the stream content. In this case, switch the transmission mode
again.
1.11 Version 01.50
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Released: September 2009
New Functionality
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ATSC M/H (SFx-K18) is supported
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SFE100 Var.12 is supported
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DRM+ WAVEFORMS (SFU-K361) are supported
Modified Functionality
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BERT: New feature log file
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FM: RDS: Group type 3A and 8A is used for TMC only
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FM: RDS: Radio Text and TMC without the corresponding group type in GROUP
SEQUENCE is set to busy permanently
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ISDB-T: Provide warning when measured data rate higher than max useful data
rate
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Remote: ARB: Query command for maximum number of samples available
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Softkey for adjustment of vector modulation local is available
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Information on the Current Version and History
Fixed Issues
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ATV - Malfunction of video amplitude measurement
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CMMB: Test signal: Generated PRBS is according standard
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CMMB: MF-stream can't be analyzed when Urgent Broadcast Table is present
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Info manager shows multiple punctuation marks as separator
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Info manager shows wrong warning
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Malfunction of input interface at MPEG-TS of type SYNC/187PAYLOAD
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T-DMB/DAB incorrect information about MID
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TsGen: Recall of a play file with data rate lower than the actual minimum data rate
is not correct.
1.12 Version 01.40
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Released: May 2009
For instruments delivered after May 2009 the upper frequency limit is extended to
2.7 GHz without any restrictions on level accuracy.
With instruments delivered earlier, the upper frequency limit is also extended to
2.7 GHz, but in the range from 2.5 GHz to 2.7 GHz, the level inaccuracy may be
increased. In this case 'FREQUENCY OVERRANGE' is indicated.
New Functionality
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RF: Frequency range is extended to 2.7 GHz
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CMMB (SFE/SFE100-K15) supported
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CMMB: Input Signal - Source Test Signal is supported
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CMMB stream library (SFU-K225) is supported
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CMMB waveforms (SFU-K358) are supported
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ATV-Multi (SFE100-K195) is supported
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DVB-T2 waveforms (SFU-K359) are supported
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TsGen: Seamless TRP is available
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FILE: Save now function available at SFE100 local GUI
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ARB and TsGen: Instrument setup via config file is supported
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OCXO Upgrade (SFE-U3) is supported
Modified Functionality
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Audio BC: FM: Fully support of RDS functions
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ATV: Audio frequency sweep in video generator supported
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DVB-S2 Symbolrate up to 45 MSymb/s (overrange)
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
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ISDB-T: Coder supports test packets with payload "00" and "FF"
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ISDB-T: TMCC "next" parameters are configurable
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ISDB-T (1/3 SEG): Residual spectrum at offset +/- IFFT sampling frequency
(8.126 MHz) eliminated
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K22: File name extension *.eti for ETI streams supported
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ARB: 2 GByte SODIMM supported
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T-DMB/DAB: TII signalling according to standard
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T-DMB/DAB: ZERO payload is supported
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Test packets with payload = 00/FF supported
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ARB memory management is optimized
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Settling time for RF = ON is fast and constant
Fixed Issues
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RF: Sporadic signal loss solved
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Communications displays wrong IP address
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ISDB-T Residual Carrier Shift does not have an impact on DVB-T center
frequency
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ISDB-T: clean constellation diagram
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Beta: ISDB-TSB: Time interleaving index I = 32 is available
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ATV remote commands without [SPECial] works correct.
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ATV values are stored after changing the modulation signal source
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BER measurement with inverted clock works correctly
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DVB-S2 corrupt TS at some transmission parameters
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Valid DVB-S2 signal after change of code rate
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J83/B: Interleaver mode switching works correct
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T-DMB/DAB padding complies with standard
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TsGen is not showing BB: NO FPGA REGISTER!
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TsGen is working with packet size of 204
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TsGen: Selected filenames in Info area and open file area are the same
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Remote: *TST? works correct.
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Remote: FREQ:CHAN:TABL:FREQ[?] works correct
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"End program" with progress bar is not shown during shutdown
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Application does not crash when pressing FILE button in channel table
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RDS-Coder Radiotext: Sending of two equal ratio text one after another will cause
the busy sign permanently
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R&S SFE / SFE100
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Information on the Current Version and History
FREQ. DEV. AUDIO indicates calculated deviation of FREQ. LEFT or FREQ.
RIGHT in spite of setting SOURCE LEFT or SOURCE RIGHT ist set to OFF
Known Issues
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BER: Test Transport Stream SYNC 187 PAYLOAD with FF(Hex) Payload cannot
be decoded correctly at TS1/TS2 input.
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TSGEN: For units equipped with GTS Player option (SFE/SFE100-K20), a Recall
following a Preset may not set the TS-Datarate correctly.
1.13 Version 01.32
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Released: October 2008
New Functionality
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AM/FM RDS Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K170): Basic RDS FM functional.
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DIRECTV Legacy Modulation Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K9) supported.
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HD Radio
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TV channel tables installed ex factory.
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R&S SFU channel table files can be used in R&S SFE/SFE100 and vice versa.
TM
Waveforms (R&S SFU-K357) supported.
Modified Functionality
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R&S SFE: No limitation regarding number of standards.
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Remote control: 'UNIT:VOLTage' is compliant to R&S SFU.
Fixed Issues
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BER Measurement (R&S SFE-K60) fully functional.
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ARB Waveform Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K35) play beyond 128MS works
correctly.
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ATV: LOAD ATV VIDEO LIB: Long file paths do not exceed their text box.
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SAVE / RECALL APPL with ATV/AUDIO BC file works correctly.
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ISDB-T/ISDB-TB /ISDB-TSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K6): SEGMENTS (A) and
(B) are shown correctly after switching SYSTEM from ISDB-TSB to ISDB-T.
Known Issues
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J.83/B Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K5), 1024QAM: Switching interleaver modes
may cause loss of output signal. Workaround: Toggle symbol rate or constellation.
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R&S SFE / SFE100
Information on the Current Version and History
1.14 Version 01.30
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Released: September 2008
New Functionality
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DVB-S/DVB-DSNG Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K8): DVB-S2 supported.
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J.83/B Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K5) supported.
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MediaFLO™ Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K10) supported.
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AM/FM RDS Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K170): AM/FM supported.
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BER Measurement (R&S SFE-K60) supported.
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ARB Waveform Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K35): Memory (1GByte) for
256 MSamples is supported.
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Remote control: RAW TCP/IP is supported.
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TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20), remote control: Read position is readable.
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TX: Digital IQ IN indicates input symbol rate.
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R&S WinIQSIMTM Support (R&S SFE-K350) and CUSTOM OFDM (ARB)
(R&S SMU-K15) supported.
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DAB+ Streams: (R&S SFU-K223) supported.
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ISDB-T Streams: (R&S SFU-K224) supported.
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File selector: Recent list available.
Modified Functionality
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RF:
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Level range extended.
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Sideband suppression is improved.
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DVB-S/DVB-DSNG Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K3): Lower limit of symbol rate in
DVB-S extended.
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TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20):
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File type filter is improved.
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No more sporadic refuses to play out a file.
Dynamic warnings of any application are visible in all applications.
Fixed Issues
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TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20): After preset, R&S SFE with TRP Player
(R&S SFE-K22) and without TS Generator (R&S SFE-K20) does not report
warning: gts file option missing.
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DVB-T/H Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K1): No longer incorrect TS messages in
DVB-T.
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Focus loss pressing <0> and <ESC> solved.
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Long file paths do not exceed their text boxes.
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Type libraries / DLLs can be loaded after software update V01.20.
Known Issues
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BER Measurement (R&S SFE-K60): PRBS measurement limited to continuous
clock and ENABLE=always. Due to polling short interrupts may not be detected.
Not supported with T-DMB (T-DMB/DAB Coder, R&S SFE/SFE100-K11).
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AM/FM RDS Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K170): FM RDS not fully functional.
1.15 Version 01.20
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Released: June 2008
New Functionality
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DVB-C / ISDB-C (R&S SFE/SFE100-K2) supported.
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DVB-S/DVB-DSNG Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K3): DVB-S supported.
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ATSC/ 8VSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K4): 8VSB supported.
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ATV: Automatic VIDEO gain is supported.
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ATV Video (R&S ATV Video): Additional signals.
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ISDB-T/ISDB-TB /ISDB-TSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K6): Test signal "sync +
187 payload" supported.
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R&S SFE100:
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Setup: Hardware and software information is displayed.
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1PPS used for TRIGGER IN.
Modified Functionality
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TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20): After preset, TS Generator is in running
state.
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ARB Waveform Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K35): ARB file is checked for valid
software option before loading.
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ISDB-T/ISDB-TB /ISDB-TSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K6): Improved MER of
central carrier.
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Setup Communications:
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After editing is finished, menu data are updated again.
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Full computer name is not editable.
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Fixed Issues
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Digital IN: PEP value is refreshed with pressing REFRESH under SIGNAL
INFO/STAT.
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ARB Waveform Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K35):
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Preset value of clock frequency harmonized with preset file.
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Memory size is indicated correctly.
ATV Video (R&S ATV Video):
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Field jitter of NTSC works correctly.
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Frequency response of SINx/x is repaired.
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Color burst position and length of PAL, NTSC are correct.
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Color burst length and field jitter are correct.
ISDB-T/ISDB-TB /ISDB-TSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K6):
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Time interleaver fully functional.
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Remote control: ACD2 works correctly.
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Remote control: Commands for signal info / statistics supported.
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TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20) works correctly after changing DTV
standard.
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Video Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K23):
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Option is shown in active software options.
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Memory size for video generator is indicated correctly.
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"Attach to card reader failed" during startup will not appear any longer.
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108 Mbit/s limit of ASI interface removed.
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After (repeated) preset and pressing the rotary knob (as enter), the softkeys are
working again.
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During file load, menu and progress bar are visible.
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Recall of APPL does not result in a deadlock.
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Signal info / statistics: Refresh only visible with DIGITAL IN selected.
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With RF lower than 87 MHz, local adjustment works correctly.
1.16 Version 01.10
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Released: February 2008
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DTMB functionality according standard (8 MHz) guaranteed only.
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New Functionality
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ISDB-T/ISDB-TB /ISDB-TSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K6) supported.
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DTMB/DMB-TH Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K12): DTMB supported.
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TRP Player (R&S SFE/SFE100-K22) supported.
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TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20):
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Supported
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New PCIe interface (01.02.00.04).
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ATV Standard B/G, D/K, M/N, L Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100K190/K191/K193/K194) and ATV Multistandard (R&S SFE-K195) supported.
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Extended I/Q Input (R&S SFE/SFE100-K80): Dig. I/Q IN supported.
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ARB Waveform Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K35):
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File name and clock frequency displayed in TX application.
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Cable Interferers (R&S SFU-K356) supported.
DVB-T/H Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K1): Stuffing OFF supported.
Modified Functionality
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Remote Control: Subsystem Identifier "IQCoder:" is optional.
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Trigger Output available with REFERENCE EXT enabled.
Fixed Issues
●
Diagnostic of points with negative voltage works correctly.
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Error Message "MISSING SW OPTION" added.
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Frequency setting at multiples of 120 MHz is correct.
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T-DMB/DAB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K11): STC/SSTC table handled correctly
with missing ETI signal at start-up in T-DMB.
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Vector modulation adjustment is working with RF OFF.
Known Issues
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DVB-T/H Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K1): TS Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K20)
with 5 MHz bandwidth not working in DVB-T.
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ISDB-T/ISDB-TB /ISDB-TSB Coder (R&S SFE/SFE100-K6): When switching from
other Transmission-Standards to ISDB-T: Time interleaver with I=0 working only;
when booting with ISDB-T: Time interleaver fully functional.
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ARB Waveform Generator (R&S SFE/SFE100-K35): Short spurious signals when
switching RF, level or clock rate in sporadic cases.
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1.17 Older Releases
VERSION 01.04 / 2007-12-17 / Manual E2
Note: For SFE100 demo units only
Known problems: DVB-T hierarchical coding: Some combinations with
external TS not working properly
- DTMB (K12) supported
- ATV (K190, K191, K193, K194) supported
- High Power SFE100-B90 supported
VERSION 01.02 / 2007-09-28 / Manual E1
Note: Known problems: None
- T-DMB (K11) supported
- ARB (K35) supported
VERSION 01.00 / 2007-08-31 / Manual E1
Note: FW for demo units only
- Known problems: None
- DVB-T/H (K1) supported
- AWGN (K40) supported / SFE only
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Modifications to the Documentation
2 Modifications to the Documentation
The current documentation is up-to-date.
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Firmware Update and Installation
3 Firmware Update and Installation
Your instrument is delivered with the latest firmware version available. Firmware
updates are provided on the Rohde & Schwarz Home Page (http://www.rohdeschwarz.com/downloads/firmware/sfe.html), by Rohde & Schwarz service centers or
sales offices.
You can install the new firmware version by using either the USB or the LAN interface:
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For an update using the USB interface, store the downloaded update files on a
memory stick.
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For an update using the LAN interface (due to speed recommended), store the
downloaded update files on a network directory.
Further information
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Installing software options
See User Manual, chapter "Basic Instrument Configurations".
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Connecting the instrument to a network (LAN)
See the User Manual, chapter "Operating the R&S SFE / SFE100 in a LAN".
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Sharing and accessing instrument drives
See the User Manual, chapter "Operating the R&S SFE / SFE100 in a LAN".
●
R&S SFE only: Making a backup before installing new firmware
See the User Manual, chapter "Installed Software".
3.1 Update Information
The firmware update consists of the following files. The version numbers in the file
names vary with each update (symbolized by placeholder x).
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Firmware: Sfe_xx.xx.xx.xx(Release).exe
If Analog Realtime Modulations (ATV) are used, the following file is necessary too:
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Video signals: AtvVideoBasic_xx.xx.xx.xx.msi
The update is performed under control of the Windows XP Embedded operating
system. Windows XP can only be accessed if a mouse and optional an external
keyboard is connected.
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Firmware Update and Installation
3.2 Updating the Firmware
The updating process consists of 2 steps:
1.
Preparing the instrument for the installation.
R&S SFE: see Preparing the R&S SFE for the Installation on page 22
R&S SFE100: see Preparing the R&S SFE100 for the Installation on page 22
2.
Installing the new firmware version. The procedure is the same for R&S SFE and
R&S SFE100.
See Installing the New Firmware Version on page 23
3.2.1 Preparing the R&S SFE for the Installation
1.
Switch off the R&S SFE.
2.
Connect mouse and/or external keyboard to the USB interface.
3.
Switch on the R&S SFE.
4.
Wait until the R&S SFE firmware has booted and the application has started.
5.
Access the Windows XP Embedded desktop.
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Operation with mouse: Click the "Close" button of the R&S SFE application.
─
Operation with keyboard: Press ALT+F4 to close the application.
The Windows XP Embedded desktop is displayed.
6.
Copy the update files.
─
Using the Windows Explorer, open the folder with the update files.
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Delete all files in D:\SFE\Installations.
─
Copy the update files to D:\SFE\Installations.
Proceed with the installation as described on page 23.
3.2.2 Preparing the R&S SFE100 for the Installation
1.
Switch on the R&S SFE100.
2.
Wait until the R&S SFE100 firmware has booted and the application has started.
3.
Using Remote Desktop or VNC, start remote operation of the R&S SFE100.
4.
Click the "Close" button of the R&S SFE100 application to access the Windows
XP Embedded desktop.
The Windows XP Embedded desktop is displayed.
5.
Copy the update files.
─
Using the Windows Explorer, open the folder with the update files.
─
Delete all files in D:\SFE100\Installations.
─
Copy the update files to D:\SFE100\Installations.
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3.2.3 Installing the New Firmware Version
1.
Execute Sfe_xx.xx.xx.xx(Release).exe.
The R&S Software Distributor is displayed.
2.
Select the installation type:
"Local Installation": If you start your setup file from the R&S SFE hard disk or an
external storage medium (USB memory stick, CD-ROM with external drive)
connected to the R&S SFE.
"Remote Installation": If your setup files are on an external host computer that is
connected to your R&S SFE.
Note: A remote installation allows you to update R&S SFEs simultaneously. To
use this feature, the previously installed firmware version must be at least V02.60.
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3.
Firmware Update and Installation
Click "Next>".
All packages that you need to install are already selected.
4.
Click "Install".
The installation process itself is self-explanatory.
5.
After the installation, click the "Exit" button.
6.
For Analog Realtime Modulations (ATV) only:
Execute AtvVideoBasic_01.xx.xx.xx.msi to install the new video signals
(if available).
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Customer Support
4 Customer Support
Technical support – where and when you need it
For quick, expert help with any Rohde & Schwarz equipment, contact one of our
Customer Support Centers. A team of highly qualified engineers provides telephone
support and will work with you to find a solution to your query on any aspect of the
operation, programming or applications of Rohde & Schwarz equipment.
Up-to-date information and upgrades
To keep your instrument up-to-date and to be informed about new application notes
related to your instrument, please send an e-mail to the Customer Support Center
stating your instrument and your wish. We will take care that you will get the right
information.
Europe, Africa, Middle East
Phone +49 89 4129 12345
[email protected]
North America
Phone 1-888-TEST-RSA (1-888-837-8772)
[email protected]
Latin America
Phone +1-410-910-7988
[email protected]
Asia/Pacific
Phone +65 65 13 04 88
[email protected]
China
Phone +86-800-810-8828 / +86-400-650-5896
[email protected]
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