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LadyBug Technologies 802.11ac

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LitePoint Paper using LB480A for 802.11ac PA testing


LadyBug Technologies Attenuator

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Ask about Power Sensors characterized with attenuators


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LadyBug Technologies featured on High Frequency Electronics magazine cover

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LadyBug Featured in Cover Article March 2009 High Frequency Electronics; Reflection Transmission Measurements Using USB Power Sensors.
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Dec Cover Microwave & RF Magazine

Microwaves & RF names LadyBug Technologies' USB PowerSensor+ One of "Top Products of 2009"
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LB480A compact sizeMost Compact Sensor Available!

     

LB480A 50 MHz - 8 GHz (Usable to 10GHz)

PowerSensor+™ - A High Performance USB, RF and Microwave Pulse Profiling, Pulse (Modulation), and CW Power Meter and Sensor in one. 50MHz-8GHz (Usable to 10 GHz).

 
Get Started Easily and Quickly - With the Pulse Profiling Power Meter Panel

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LB480A Pulse Profiling PowerSensor+ Measuring a complex signal
LB480A Pulse Profiling PowerSensor+ Measuring a complex signal (click to enlarge)
 
Measurement
Family
Power Sensor Measurements
Time Gated

Pulse Power, Peak Power, Average Power, Droop, Rise Time, Fall Time, Overshoot, Pulse Width, Pulse Repetition Frequency, Duty Cycle, Crest Factor

Pulse (Modulation)

Duty Cycle, Measured Pulse Power, Peak Power, Crest factor

Statistical

CDF, CCDF

CW and Average

Average Power, Duty Cycle-Corrected Pulse Power, Data
Logging


Microwave Pulse Power Measurement Using the LB480A’s Wide Dynamic Range
Microwave Pulse Power Measurement Using the LB480A’s Wide Dynamic Range (click to enlarge)
 
Pulse RF & Microwave Power Meter Panel
Pulse RF & Microwave Power Meter Panel (click to enlarge)
 
CW RF & Microwave Power Meter Panel
Measuring the optional (0W2) wideband, analog detector output (click to enlarge)
 
Basic RF & Microwave Pulse Power Measurements
Basic RF & Microwave Pulse Power Measurements (click to enlarge)
 
Coverage:
50 MHz to 8 GHz
-60 dBm to 20 dBm
3% Total RSS Error
1.09:1 VSWR
0C to 50C

 

 
Applications:
ATE & Imbedded Systems
Monitoring, Comms
Radar, Digital TV, Wireless, Satellite, Radio Links, Test, PCS, Cellular, etc.
CDMA, QAM, OFDM, GSM, TDMA, QPSK, FSK, AM, FM, etc.
R&D, Manufacturing
Maintenance, Repair, Installation, service



 
Fast:
2000 Meas/Sec
0.5 MHz Sample Rate
48 MHz Effective Rate
 
Flexibility:
No-Zero No-Cal™ Before Use
Multiple Sensors
1.6M (2km) Remote-ability
RF Connector Choice
Frequency Dependent Offsets

 

 
Synchronization:
Trigger on RF level
Trigger In/Out
Recorder Out
 
Easy ATE Integration:
No-Zero, No-Cal Reduces ATE complexity
ATE compactness
Programming Examples
  VB 6.0
  Visual Studio 2005, .Net 2.0, VB.Net (VB 8.0) & C# 
  *.lib and *.h for C++
     

Microwave Pulse Power Measurement Using the LB480A’s Wide Dynamic Range

 

RF & Microwave Power Measurement Using the
-70 dBm to +20 dBm Pulse Profiling Dynamic Range of the LB480A Power Sensor.  Time Domain Gating Used to measure

PW
Pulse Width = 174 ns

Markers used to measure pulse on/off ratio:

DMK
Delta Marker = -74 dB
Microwave Pulse Power Measurement Using the LB480A’s Wide Dynamic Range
   
     
Pulse Power Meter Panel  

Microwave Power Measurement Measuring a
-66 dBm pulse directly:

DC - Duty Cycle
Pk - Peak Power
Avg - Averge Power
CrF - Crest Factor
Main Display - Pulse Power


Pulse Power Meter Panel
   
 

CW Power Meter Panel

  Easily measure one-shot pulse events and other real-time modulated signals with the optional (Opt 0W2) real-time, wide bandwidth, calibrated analog detector output signal with a high speed oscilloscope.
Measuring the optional (0W2) wideband, analog detector output
   
     

Pulse Profiling Panel Showing Basic RF & Microwave Pulse Power Measurements

 

LB480A Pulse Profiling Power Sensor Used to Make Basic RF & Microwave Pulse Power Measurements Using Time Domain Gating:

PW
Pulse Width = 994 ns

Rise
Rise Time = 34.8 ns

Fall
Fall Time = 34.0 ns
Pulse Profiling Panel Showing Basic RF & Microwave Pulse Power Measurements
   
     

Pulse Profiling Panel Showing Measurement of a complex signal

 

LB480A Pulse Profiling Power Sensor Measuring a complex Microwave signal.   Time domain gating is used to measure various parameters:

PW
Pulse Width = 996 ns

Ovrsh
Overshoot = 8.6 dB

Fall
Fall Time = 161.5 ns

Droop
Droop = 3.4 dB

Pulse Profiling Panel Showing Measurement of a complex signal    
 
    LB4XXA USB Power Sensor Connections

 

Syncronize to your system with Trigger In and Trigger Out

Easily configure the PowerSensor+™ to trigger a system event on an RF level
LB4XXA USB Power Sensor Connections    
 

 LB4XXA USB Power Sensors in Remote Applications

 

Get protection from lightning strikes

LB4XXA Power Sensors may be located up to 1.6 miles (2Km) from the computer, on a tower or elsewhere

LB4XXA USB Power Sensors in Remote Applications    
 
LB4XXA Multi-Sensor Application

  Full data throughput is
achived with 8 LB4XXAs enabling a variety of scalar measurements:


Multiport network analysis
Mixer measurements
Simple ratio measurments, etc.


LB4XXA Multi-Sensor Application    
 
 LadyBug Technology’s Patent Pending Temperature compensation

  LadyBug Technology’s Patent Pending Temperature compensation results in less than 10 mdB of variation over a 0C to 50C
 
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