R&S®CMW500 - Platform Overview

Wideband Radio Communication Tester


The R&S®CMW500 is the universal tester for testing the air interface of wireless devices. The R&S®CMW500 can be used in all phases of product development and production and supports all common cellular and non-cellular wireless technologies.


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All-in-one test platform for wireless devices

  • Wireless standards and broadcast technologies, e.g. LTE (incl. MIMO), WLAN or DVB-T and associated inter-RAT messages
  • All phases of development, verification and production
  • All protocol layers, from RF tests and protocol tests to end-to-end application tests

Modular and flexible hardware

  • No need for external RF switches due to configurable, MIMO-capable RF frontend for flexible connection with wireless devices
  • Fully automatic path correction versus frequency/time/temperature for top measurement accuracy, plus two-year calibration interval

Application-tailored software

  • Vector signal analyzer and generator
  • Realtime RRC network emulation and protocol stacks
  • U-plane data support for end-to-end performance tests