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N5106A PXB Baseband Generator and Channel Emulator Firmware

IMPORTANT:   See the "How to Install" heading for new information regarding PXB firmware downloads and Signal Studio applications.

Release Date Version Version Description
2014-11-05 2.2.1.3 Resolved known issues.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • We recommend you install the latest version of firmware for your instrument. Older firmware installed in a newly manufactured instrument may disable functionality of the instrument. The previous firmware files are provided for customers who require a re-installation into older instruments.
  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC
     

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2014-05-22 2.2.0.14 Added support for Winows 7 operating system; updated real-time applications for N7600B, N7624B and N7625B;repaired PXB responsivieness for saved states, and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • We recommend you install the latest version of firmware for your instrument. Older firmware installed in a newly manufactured instrument may disable functionality of the instrument. The previous firmware files are provided for customers who require a re-installation into older instruments.
  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC
     

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2014-03-14 2.1.1.3 Disabled X-Series signal generator loopback fading support for real-time GNSS signal generation mode. Repaired E4428C & E4438C ESG loopback fading problem with the power levels under some operating conditions.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • We recommend you install the latest version of firmware for your instrument. Older firmware installed in a newly manufactured instrument may disable functionality of the instrument. The previous firmware files are provided for customers who require a re-installation into older instruments.
  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC
     

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2013-07-22 2.0.2 Fixed the defect which sometimes affected the N51xxA MXG signal generator power level on first play cycle (only in PXB 1.9.x and 2.0.0 releases); enabled the correct display of the power gain for the antenna pattern.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • Agilent recommends you install the latest version of firmware for your instrument. Older firmware installed in a newly manufactured instrument may disable functionality of the instrument. The previous firmware files are provided for customers who require a re-installation into older instruments.
  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2013-04-18 2.0.0 Added the ability to mix real-time applications in multi-channel internal BBG, loopback fading for ESG, and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • Agilent recommends you install the latest version of firmware for your instrument. Older firmware installed in a newly manufactured instrument may disable functionality of the instrument. The previous firmware files are provided for customers who require a re-installation into older instruments.
  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2012-12-10 1.9.10 Fixed the defect where under some conditions the N5106A PXB and the N7624B LTE FDD real time application could miscommunicate; enabled the 230.4 kbps and 460.8 kbps serial rates in the N7624B/N7625B real time LTE applications.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2012-11-05 1.9.9 Changed the RT W-CDMA CQI upper limit from 14 to 30

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2012-10-16 1.9.8 Updates to PXB self-test, added minimum firmware requirement for EXG and MXG connectivity and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2012-09-25 1.9.6 Resolved known issues.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A
2012-02-21 1.8.12 Resolved a problem with "Pass Through", SNR setting, W-CDMA Fader Birth-Death channel model introduce in 1.8.5, and more...

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2011-12-01 1.8.5 Minor user interface changes, added support for N7600B Signal Studio for W-CDMA/HSPA and support for N7609B Signal Studio for GNSS, resolved a Save/recall issue, and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2011-09-22 1.7.75 Added new configurations, support for N7624B Signal studio for LTE FDD real-time applications, byte-swapping capability for playback, extended maximum waveform trigger delay, and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2011-05-12 1.7.10 Resolved a GPIB issue and added 1x8 MIMO configuration.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2011-04-20 1.7.9 Added support for the X-Series signal analyzers with Option B40 for external input, change the atenna rotation to be real-time adjustable, when using 1 channel generate and fade or 1 channel face configuratinos, all fader parameters are now real-time

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2010-09-30 1.6.0 Added new configurations, support for multiple 8960 lab/test applications and Signal Studio real-time applications, added multiple AWGN enhancements, and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2010-04-23 1.5.2 Added one-channel fading support for 8960 Wireless Communications Test Set, added multiple MIMO fading channel models, MIMO fading power imbalance, and support for N7623B Signal Studio for Real-Time Digital Video.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2009-12-09 1.4.7 Added new configurations, waveform block to BBG configurations, signal capture Option FFP, N5102A input connectivity, video fading models, N9020A MXA optimizations and removed requirements for MXG Option UNV and BBG.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2009-09-08 1.3.2 Added 6-channel generate configuration, dynamic fading, moving propagation for LTE and cahnged SNR limits for AWGN.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links

2009-01-01 1.1.0 Updates to Baseband performance, advanced channel emulation, standards compliant signal creation with MATLAB, comprehensive channel correlation settings, automated power calibration, and more.

How to Download

  • Select the Download button for the current version of firmware
  • When the File Download dialog box displays, select Save
  • When the Save As dialog box is displayed, if you are using a:
    • PC, select the "Files for PXB" folder to save the firmware
    • PXB, select the Desktop to save the firmware

How to Install

Licensing

  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation

Download

Installs on:

Instrument

Prerequisites

  • The PXB must be functioning and pass the self-test
  • A USB keyboard and mouse installed
  • Internet access or a PC

Supported Instruments

  • N5106A

Related Links