R&S®CMW500

Wideband Radio Communication Tester

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Key facts

  • Multi-RAT signaling: LTE, WCDMA, GSM, CDMA2000, 1xRTT/EV-DO, WLAN, Bluetooth
  • LTE-Advanced: 8DL CC up to 4x4/8x2 MIMO fading, 2 UL CA
  • WLAN 11 a / b / g / n / ac / ax SISO and MIMO signaling test
  • Internal server for application testing

Brief description

The R&S®CMW500 wideband radio communication tester is the universal test platform for RF integration and protocol development. It is available as the R&S®CMW500 callbox and the R&S®CMW500 protocol tester. The R&S®CMW500 includes a fully integrated end-to-end data solution that permits comprehensive IP throughput and quality measurements. Thanks to the internal fading simulator, it is easy to perform tests under realistic propagation conditions. The R&S®CMW500 can be used in all phases – from product development to production to service. It is the solution with the widest range of supported technologies.

Features & benefits

Network emulation

RF Tests under realistic conditions

When developing wireless devices, it is essential to test the communications interface under realistic network conditions. The R&S®CMW emulates the base station for all major cellular technologies from LTE to GSM and in addition wireless connectivity like WLAN and Bluetooth.

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Wide variety of network emulations

5G development

5G NR sub 6 GHz network emulation

Fifth generation (5G) mobile communications will support mixed operation with LTE in so-called non-standalone (NSA) mode, which will be predominant worldwide in the first years. Together with R&S CMX500 radio communication tester the tried and tested R&S CMW500 provide support for 5G NSA test scenarios.

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5G NR signaling test with R&S CMX500

Wireless connectivity

Comprehensive network emulation

Bluetooth and WLAN are indispensable in the modern world of communications.Modern smartphones will transmit majority of their data based on these two technologies for an indefinite time.R&S CMW500 supports versatile tests for Bluetooth Classic and Low Energy, including all defined Bluetooth SIG RF signaling tests.In case of WLAN R&S CMW500 supports signaling tests starting from IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n up to 11ac and 11ax.

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Cellular technologies, Bluetooth and WLAN in one tester

All in one

One tester for all layers and all phases of product lifecycle

From RF to protocol to IP application – all layers are covered in a single instrument. The modular R&S®CMW platform covers all test requirements from development to certification and network optimization to production and service.

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Universal test platform for wireless devices

User experience testing

Test sequences by remote control

The R&S®CMW test platform can be used to perform, document and evaluate complex user experience tests under simulated, yet realistic conditions. An R&S®CMW tester combined with the R&S®CMWrun automation tool provides an enormous test bandwidth that is unmatched on the market.

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Test sequences by remote control

Standard-compliant test of automotive eCall systems

The R&S®CMW500 and R&S®SMBV100B are the ideal team to ensure a 100% reliably functioning eCall modules that rapidly sends an alert and enables stabile communications between rescue services and the vehicle involved in the collision.

Supported standards:

  • eCall – Europe
  • NGeCall – Europe
  • ERA Glonass – Russian Federation
  • K-eCall - Korea
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IP application testing and traffic analysis

Tests under fully controlled network conditions

Thanks to deep packet inspection (DPI), IP streams from the application software are reliably analyzed for conformity and security. IP traffic, OTT behavior and battery life can be optimized for applications and mobile devices. The R&S®CMW platform offers an efficient test environment for executing complex IP application tests for various technologies.

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IP traffic analysis and protocol statistics

C-V2X testing in a lab environment

Vehicle to everything (V2X) is a new generation of information and communication technologies that connect vehicles to everything and helps to improve safety on road and effectively manage traffic flow. Rohde & Schwarz base the integrated setup on the R&S®CMW500 Wideband Radio Communication Tester and the R&S®SMBV100B GNSS simulator, to perform Data transmission-, data reception and performance tests with various fading profiles as well as GCF validated protocol conformance test cases.

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R&S®CMW500 and R&S®SMBV100B protocol test solution

Software tools

R&S®Field-to-Lab

Bring real mobile network environments into lab

Product information

R&S®CMWrun

Sequencer Software Tooll.Ready-to-use solution for configuring test sequences by remote control.

Product information

R&S®CMWcards

Smart network emulation for all mobile device tests

Product information

R&S®CMW-KA9x

Standard-compliant test of automotive eCall systems and A-GNSS positioning

Product information

R&S®CMW500 - Media Center
5G NR signaling test in FR1 and FR2 presented at GSMA MWC 2019
5G NR signaling test in FR1 and FR2 presented at GSMA MWC 2019

Rohde & Schwarz presents an integrated 5G signaling solution for FR1 and FR2 that can be seamlessly integrated into an existing LTE test environment at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.

First combined test solution for NB-IoT and Bluetooth presented at GSMA MWC 2019
First combined test solution for NB-IoT and Bluetooth presented at GSMA MWC 2019

Rohde & Schwarz demonstrates combined RF and functional test for NB-IoT and Bluetooth® 5.0 LE signaling at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.

Test solution for NGeCall modules presented at GSMA MWC 2018
Test solution for NGeCall modules presented at GSMA MWC 2018

The R&S®CMW500 radio communication tester emulates an LTE network with integrated IMS server. Equipped with the R&S®CMW-KA096 test software enables to test NG eCall-capable in-vehicle systems.

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