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Femtocell & Small-Cell Test
Quality & Speed at the Lowest Overall Cost of Test
The demand for femtocells in both residential and office environments is growing rapidly. Of the 1000x mobile data growth expected in the next five years, at least 80% will come from indoor locations. To address the emerging small-cell base station market, LitePoint, the leader in wireless test, has a multi-DUT test solution designed to help you keep pace with demand, lower your costs, and meet your time-to-market goals.
The IQxstream® single-box integrated tester is ideally suited for cost-efficient femtocell and small-cell manufacturing to ensure the quality end-users expect from their paid data subscription service.
Accelerate your femtocell production with the following benefits of IQxstream:
Simplicity of a single-box integrated solution
Industry proven for highest-quality cellular testing
Reliability and performance for high-volume manufacturing
Highest throughput with multi-DUT testing
Lowest overall cost of test
IQxstream Overview & Key Features
IQxstream is ideally suited for high-volume femtocell manufacturing test. These small-cell base stations are typically designed for indoor use in residential or office environments to connect users to the network via an available broadband connection. IQxstream will help you grow your production capacity along with this emerging small-cell market by delivering the speed, performance and scalability you need to ramp up quickly and lower your cost of test.
IQxstream simplifies single-cell test with the following features:
No more cumbersome and questionable rack-and-stack test solutions
Purpose built for cellular test and ideally suited for femtocell and small-cell manufacturing environments
Integrated signal analyzer and signal generator for TX and RX testing
LitePoint provides world-class engineering support to help you quickly deploy optimized test solutions
IQxstream meets your high-volume manufacturing needs so you can speed through testing.
Provides parallel testing of up to eight devices at once
Innovative non-signaling and sequence-based methodologies reduce test time by more than 75% compared to traditional approaches
Lowest Overall Cost of Test
Keep manufacturing costs low with IQxstream.
Multi-DUT testing increases throughput for the lowest possible test cost per device
Lower overall capital costs:
Fewer testers required
Less factory space
Less operating and maintenance costs
High Volume Without Sacrificing Test Coverage
To meet end-users’ high quality expectations of their premium mobile broadband service, IQxstream enables you to quickly and accurately perform the following critical TX and RX measurements on each femtocell device as part of the manufacturing process:
BS TX Power
TX Modulation Quality (EVM)
TX Occupied Bandwidth
Adjacent Channel Leakage
Frequency Range 400 MHz to 3800 MHz
Input Power Range +33 dBm maximum (average) +36 dBm (Peak Envelope Power PEP)
Output Power Range +10 to -140 dBm (streaming port) -5 to -130 dBm (duplex/broadcast mode)
IF Bandwidth 100 MHz
Supported Standards WCDMA Small Cell (femtocell, picocell) LTE Small Cell (FDD/TDD, femtocell, picocell)
Meet the Femtocell Demand
Mobile data is expected to grow 1000x in the next 5 years—80% will come from indoor locations.