Overview & Features

Quickly test your Receiver Design to the TBT 3.0 Specification

Description

GRL’s Thunderbolt™ 3 (Thunderbolt Alternate Mode over USB Type-C™ Interconnect Specification) Receiver Calibration and Test Automation Software for the Anritsu MP1800A BERT (GRL-TBT3-RXA) provides anautomated, simple, and efficient way to test your Thunderbolt 3 Receiver Compliance Test Specification.
GRL-TBT3-RXA automates the MP1800A and Keysight  real-time oscilloscope to calibrate the stressed parameters and test Rx BER conformance. GRL-TBT3-RXA provides a simple user interface to automate complex Thunderbolt testing, significantly reduces equipment calibration time, and runs on the oscilloscope’s Windows 7 or Windows 8 OS. Leverage and protect your Anritsu MP1800A investment. Save valuable time and leverage resources across multiple projects.

Key Features

  • Automates calibration of signal impairments to achieve stressed Rx Jitter parameters  as definedin the USB Type-C Thunderbolt Alternate Mode Electrical Host/Device Compliance Test Specification
  • Performs Rx BER tests required for Host/Device Compliance
  • Automates Rx test with Tenlira scripts
  • Performs receiver margining in both jitter and amplitude dimensions
  • Simple Setup, Test Execution, and Reporting in PDF files
  • Fully configurable and customizable

Application Specifications

  • Data Rates: 20.625Gbps, 10.3125 Gbps
  • Keysight 25 GHz or higher bandwidth Real-Time Oscilloscope (DSAX-Q or newer series)Anritsu MP1800A Signal Quality Analyzer +option: 002,007,014,032

    MU181000A: 12.5GHz Synthesizer +option: 001

    MU181500B: Jitter Modulation Source

    MU183020A: 28G/32Gbit/s PPG + option: 012 or 022 (1ch or 2ch), 030 or 031

    MP1825B 4Tap Emphasis + option: 002

    MG3710A Vector Signal Generator: Qty (1) +option: 002,029,036,041,066,071

  • Various accessories – contact GRL or Anritsu for a complete list.