PIM test equipment

PIM test equipment from Anritsu’s and CCI’s range of precision passive intermodulation (PIM) testers provide 40W PIM testing for all of the current and proposed mobile communications standards including LTE, UMTS, GSM, DCS, PCS and PCS/AWS. This comprehensive range of PIM test equipment solutions, available from Electro Rent Europe, means that Mobile Network Operators can be assured that their PIM testing requirements can be met now and in the future. Read more about what is PIM testing and passive intermodulation.

PIM test equipment - CCI PiMPro 1921 PIM Master test equipment - Anritsu MW82119A

CCI’s PiMPro is a ruggedized, field tool, with a flexible, touch screen, icon driven user interface, which enable PIM testing to be done swiftly, efficiently and with confidence by the field technician. As a compact, easy-to-use and fully portable unit it can be moved readily to the point of test, allowing a logical measurement process to be followed in order to troubleshoot PIM events efficiently.


PiMPro Quick Facts

  • Portable and accurate
  • Small size - Legal TIA carry-on
  • Highest output power to weight ratio available - up to 40 Watts per tone output in a sub 35 lb portable carry-on size enclosure.
  • Next Generation Design - Easy to use, touch screen graphical interface gets you up and running quickly
  • Designed for harsh field environment
  • Housed in a rugged, water-resistant, portable enclosure protected against field abuse
  • High accuracy and performance. -132 dBm PIM sensitivity at 40 Watts per tone --> PIM measurements as low as -178 dBc
  • Multiple measurement modes - Instant PIM and Return Loss, PIM versus time, Frequency Sweep, Rx Interference
  • Return Loss measurement feature allows quick detection of open cables
  • Internal and external data storage
  • Software updates via USB port
  • Models for LTE, Cellular 850 and 900, DCS (1800), PCS (1900) and AWS (2100) bands (Model 1921 is both PCS and AWS)
  • Complete DIN 7/16 component accessory kit available
  • Competitively priced

Anritsu’s 40 W battery-operated high performance PIM Master offers PIM testing solutions for the major wireless standards in use around the world. Even though the package is small and it is battery operated, the MW82119A is a high performance PIM test solution allowing operators to adjust output power from 25 dBm for indoor DAS testing to 46 dBm for macro site testing. With its battery operation, light weight, small size, and variable output power selections, it is ideal for testing all types of antenna systems.


PIM Master Quick Facts

  • Full power up to 46 dBm (40W)
  • Wide Power Range: 25 dBm to 46 dBm (0.3 W to 40 W)
  • Battery operated (2.5 hours)
  • Small size 350mm x 314mm x 152mm
  • Lightweight 9.0kg to 12.2kg
  • Residual PIM: <-125 dBm typical (2x43 dBm test tones)
  • Measurement Range: -70dBm to -130 dBm
  • Temperature Range: -10°C to 55°C
  • Multiple measurement modes - PIM versus time, Distance to PIM, Swept PIM, Noise floor
  • Models for LTE, Cellular 850 and 900, DCS (1800), PCS (1900) and AWS (2100) bands

PIM test equipment units

PiMPro test equipment family

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Anritsu PIM Master in the field

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Related links:
Passive intermodulation

Application Note - Anritsu
Certified Training Course - Anritsu
Certified Training Course - CCI
PIM Master Brochure - Anritsu
PiMPro Brochure - CCI
PiMPro Datasheet - CCI
White Paper - Demystifying PIM in Todays Wireless Networks - CCI
White Paper - Troubleshooting PIM - Anritsu

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