R&S®Freerider 4 Backpack

Walk testing with maximum flexibility

R&S®Freerider 4 Backpack
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R&S®Freerider 4 Backpack
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Key facts

  • Modular and future proof concept
  • Support for up to 12 test mobile phones
  • Support for 5G NR including millimeterwave
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Designed for all environmental conditions

State-of-the art portable test solution

This new modular and highly flexible portable test solution is designed for benchmarking, optimization and network monitoring

The modular product concept allows to host different setups required for

  • Benchmarking with up to 12 smartphones and scanners
  • 5G NR including millimeterwave
  • Optimizing mobile network for e.g. MIMO 4.x4 that requires 4 scanners
  • Cellular network analysis, CNA

Features & benefits

Flexible platform

Ideal backpack solution for your application

The R&S®Freerider 4 offers the high flexibility that is nowadays demanded from such a product, with its modular and powerful concept and for efficient, uninterrupted, and reliable data collection.
R&S®Freerider 4 includes a high-performance energy supply to power all mounted equipment.
All Rohde & Schwarz drive test applications, ROMES4, SmartBenchmarker and NESTOR are supported.

Freerider 4 with its future proof concept
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Freerider 4 with its future proof concept

Wide range of supported measurements

Extensive test mobile phone and unrivaled scanner support

The R&S®Freerider 4 supports up to 12 test mobile phones. Using an especially designed mount with quick-release function, the mobile phone can be easily detached for example to exchange SIM cards.
Also the R&S TSMx scanner family, TSMA6, TSME6 and TSME30DC, are supported and allows the measurement of GSM, WCDMA, CDMA2000®, 1xEV‑DO, WiMAX™, LTE, NB-IoT, LTE-M, RF Powerscan, CW channel power scan and 5G NR.

 Mobile phone support
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Mobile phone support

Professional platform for everyday use

Designed for usability and a wide range of environmental conditions

To ensure maximum autonomy, the R&S®Freerider 4 backpack system is equipped with an intelligent voltage supply with up to eight batteries, enabling hot swapping during operation. The batteries can be charged inside the backpack. The system can also be operated from an AC power supply or an optional DC/DC converter in a car.
The system has been designed for indoor and outdoor use.
Active ventilation with silent fans allows operation also in hot climates.

 FR4 battery bay
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FR4 battery bay

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