Pathrrot X8 Channel Emulator

Pathrrot X8 Channel Emulator

The Pathrrot X8 channel Emulator is a high-performance communication instrument developed by Transcom Instruments for 5G, IoT and Wi-Fi testing. It supports a wide range of MIMO channel models, with excellent RF performance, rich channel models, and good user experience. The channel emulator can replace the traditional field test method, and use the realtime emulation capability of the instrument to easily perform the emulation of the wireless environment in the laboratory, providing a very effective tool for the development of mobile communication systems, base stations, terminals and chips, and also for users. Technology and product development provide a convenient test environment.

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  • Single unit can support 4×4 bidirectional or 8×8 unidirectional MIMO channel emulation
  • Single carrier signal bandwidth up to 200MHz, upgradeable to 400MHz
  • Provide rich 5G channel models
  • Excellent RF performance, wide and continuously coved frequency range, large dynamic input and output power range
    Open interface, support for custom channel models, and custom development services
  • Support multiple cascading for larger scale expansion
  • End-to-end performance testing of wireless devices and network infrastructure. There is no need to go to the field for real-world road test, build a test environment indoors, and simulate the characteristics of the external field channel.
  • Performance testing of wireless devices and network infrastructure. Emulate the characteristics of the actual wireless channel conditions in the laboratory environment, fully embody the impact of the channel on the transceiver performance of the terminal or base station equipment, and increase the reference indicators for equipment improvement.
  • Verification for wireless channel model algorithms. Enhance the user experience of using the RF fading simulator in the most realistic propagation environment, and provide a good system software and hardware platform for the verification of the model algorithm.
  • Wireless channel characteristics simulation. Important features of MIMO mobile communication systems including path loss, multipath fading, delay spread, Doppler spread, polarization, and correlation and spatial parameters
  • Interference scene emulation. Provides AWGN and monophonic interference signals, emulating realistic interference with fading
RF ports in single unit8
MIMO configuration2×2, 4×4
MIMO fading channels in single unit16
Fading paths per fading channelUp to 24
Bandwidth100MHz、200MHz 、400MHz(Option)
Minimum delay10us
Maximum delay30ms
Maximum delay spread30us
Delay resolution<4ns
Doppler emulation1.5MHz
Interference sourceCW、AWGN
Test environmentSupport OTA
Frequency range400MHz ~ 6GHz
Input power measurementSupport
User definable input / output ports Support
Fast fading profilesConstant、Rayleigh、Rice、Iognoraml、Suzuki、Pure Doppler、Jakes
Standard channel modelGSM、3GPP standard、3GPP extended、3GPP LTE MIMO、LTEHi、WiMAX MIMO、MIMO Kronecker、 SCM/SCME、IMT-A、EPA、 EVA、3GPP TR 38.901
Input power range-60dBm~20dBm
Output power range-90dBm~0dBm
Input / Output power resolution0.1 dB
Output power accuracy±1 dB