Triggering and decoding

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Key facts

  • Decoding and triggering of low speed (LS) transmission mode with Type I (pulse width modulation, PWM) and Type II (non-return-to-zero, NRZ) coding
  • Display of decoded telegrams as color-coded honeycomb in the waveform diagram or in tabular format
  • Decoding and triggering of high speed (HS) transmission mode
  • Autodetection of data rate
  • Decoding on the needed layer level: starting from edges, over bits and symbols up to various M-PHY and UniPro protocol levels
  • R&S oscilloscopes | Engineered for multi-domain challenges

Oscilloscope software

The R&S®RTO oscilloscope supports triggering and decoding of MIPI M-PHY physical layer and UniPro protocol layer. You can set up decoding in seconds. For analysis, results can be viewed as color-coded telegrams and in a table. Errors are identified using the hardware-accelerated trigger. You can trigger on M-PHY burst, adapt and LCC, UniPro DL_PDU frames, PACP frames and trigger upper frames and M-PHY/UniPro errors

Feature and Benefits

Fast bus setup

Bus setup in seconds starting from the app cockpit

Starting from the app cockpit, it only takes a few steps to configure any given protocol. Once the bus to decode has been chosen, the connected channels selected and the correct levels set, decoding begins automatically.

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Easy and fast configuration of MIPI M-PHY decoding

Color-coded telegram display

Telegram display as color-coded bus signals and in decode table

You can analyze the decoded bus frames by overlaying the signal with color-coded data. Address and data content can be displayed in hex, bin or ASCII format. You always have the best overview with the flexible screen setup. The telegrams can also be displayed in a concise table.

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Focus your debugging on the right protocol layer and view the decoded data in the waveform and result table

Strong trigger capability

Strong trigger capability on M-PHY burst, adapt and LCC, UniPro DL_PDU frames, PACP frames and trigger upper frames and M-PHY/UniPro errors

The protocol-specific trigger lets you reliably isolate protocol events and errors. Thanks to high acquisition rates, Rohde & Schwarz oscilloscopes are ideal for finding errors quickly, allowing decoding of protocol-specific trigger results. The hardware-based triggering is available on specific protocol content, e.g. addresses, data and protocol errors.

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Protocol trigger setup dialog for MIPI M-PHY

Search and navigate in recorded acquisitions

Powerful search and navigate capability

Comprehensive search functions simplify the analysis of long signal sequences. You can search for waveforms based on different criteria, such as signal faults or protocol content. All detected events are shown in a table with timestamps. The individual events can be examined in a zoom window with simple navigation between events.

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Select from various MIPI M-PHY protocol types for searching on long recordings

Available models

  • Option Name


    Order number 1337.8756.02

    Serial Standard
    MIPI M-PHY/UniPro
    Decode Table
    Base unit
  • Option Name


    Order number 1333.0267.02

    Serial Standard
    MIPI M-PHY/UniPro
    Decode Table
    Base unit

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