RF - WiFi Channel Emulation

Spirent Vertex Channel Emulator

The Vertex Channel Emulator is an advanced platform that replicates the comprehensive noise and spatial conditions of even the most complex wireless channels. Its cutting edge capabilities enable users to emulate a real-world RF environment in the lab, making it possible to isolate and identify performance issues early in the development cycle.
Manufacturer: Spirent Communications

The Vertex Channel Emulator is an advanced platform that replicates the comprehensive noise and spatial conditions of even the most complex wireless channels. Its cutting edge capabilities enable users to emulate a real-world RF environment in the lab, making it possible to isolate and identify performance issues early in the development cycle.

Vertex is backed by a long history of channel emulation leadership and industry-recognized expertise. Incorporating a modular RF front end with a powerful signal processing core, the Vertex Channel Emulator achieves an unprecedented level of scalability and flexibility, enabling it to efficiently address a broad range of applications from low channel density like SISO or 2x2 MIMO to high channel density required for 5G scenarios, such as MIMO beamforming, MIMO OTA, carrier aggregation, and massive MIMO.

Easy to set up and operate, Vertex includes Spirent’s industry-recognized user-friendly graphical user interface that allows measurements to be set up and performed quickly and accurately.

 

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The world's most scalable channel emulation platform, Spirent's Vertex Channel Emulator is an advanced test and measurement system that accurately simulates the complex effects of signal fading on wireless transmissions.
The system enables the test and evaluation of a broad range of applications with a variety of channel densities, from basic applications like 2-channel SISO to complex, high channel density applications like MIMO OTA, MIMO beamforming and carrier aggregation needed for 5G test scenarios.
The Vertex platform combines modularity, scalability and ease-of-use into a powerful test and measurement solution that addresses the needs of a constantly evolving wireless market.

Applications

  • Scalable from basic SISO to high channel density applications
    • MIMO beamforming
    • MIMO OTA
    • Carrier aggregation
    • Massive MIMO
  • Device conformance and performance verification
  • Virtual drive testing
  • Mesh networks
  • Satellite and aeronautical applications

 

 Technical Specifications

RF configuration • With bidirectional module: from SISO up to 8x8 MIMO with bidirectional fading
• With unidirectional module: up to 2x32 and dual 2x16
• Multiple instruments: Two instruments can be fully integrated into a system; additional
instruments can be synchronized for more complex connection setups.
 RF inputs  Up to 16
 RF outputs  Up to 32
 Digital channels  Up to 256 (40MHz or 100MHz bandwidth); up to 64 (200MHz bandwidth)
 Bandwidth  40MHz, 100MHz, 200MHz, 400MHz
 Frequency range  30MHz to 5925MHz
 RF input Input level range: -50 to +15dBm
Level resolution: 0.1dB
Damage level: +33dBm (Peak)
 RF output level Min/max range: -110 to -10dBm (RMS)
Resolution: 0.1dB
Input and output power
meters
Modes:
• Continuous
• RF burst-triggering for gated input signals
Residual EVM  -40dB typical
Residual noise  Better than -165dBm/Hz at a set output level of -45dBm
RF port VSWR 1.5:1
IndepeDelayndent paths Up to 24 paths per digital channel
 Delay 0 to 4000μs, 0.1ns resolution; Up to 1s (future release)
 Relative path loss 0 to 40dB

 Dynamic channel parameters • Sliding delay (moving propagation)
• Birth-death delay
• 3GPP High-Speed Train (HST) profiles log normal (shadow fading)



 

 

 

 

 

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