Agilent E44xxB ESG Signal Generator Firmware B.03.86
for Models E4400B, E4420B-E4426B, and E4430B-E4437B
that effects Options UN3, UN4, UN5, UN7, UN8, UN9, UND,
100, 101, 201, 202, and 300.

This document describes firmware B.03.86 released April 29, 2002.


Enhancements
Enhancement Requirements for Option 300
Hardware Compatibility
Related Information

NOTE: Features depend on installed hardware and software options in the E44xxB ESG signal generator.


Enhancements

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Enhancement Requirements for Option 300

EDGE BERT Measurement Enhancement
  • On your E443xB ESG, press Utility > Instrument Info > Installed Board Info and determine, from the installed board information and the table provided, if the E443xB ESG has the boards required for a firmware B.03.86 file upgrade for EDGE BERT Measurement Enhancements. If not, order the following kit:  E4400-60246.

Name

Option

Part Number

Description

BERT BOARD II

*BER

E4400-60507

Baseband BERT enhanced to work with Option 300 EDGE/EGPRS enhancements

DEMOD BOARD II

300

E4400-60241

GSM/EDGE Basestation Receiver Test

*NOTE:  The name Option BER replaces the previous name Option UN7. This occurs when an Option 300 hardware upgrade is done (above table) and FW Revision B.03.86 is loaded on the E443xB ESG. Option BER is designed specifically to be used with EDGE BERT. Option BER has the same functionality as Option UN7, plus EDGE capabilities with Option 300. Option UN7 is for Baseband BERT only.  

 
NOTE: If your E44xxB ESG does not have the right boards installed, unselect the respective firmware component on the PSG/ESG Upgrade Assistant, Download Status window.

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Hardware Compatibility

This code should be used in any box with the following hardware options:

Frequency Range

E44xxB ESG-A Series

E44xxB ESG-AP Series
(high spectral purity)

E44xxB ESG-D Series

E44xxB ESG-DP Series
(high spectral purity)

250 kHz 1 GHz

E4400B

E4423B

E4430B

E4434B

250 kHz 2 GHz

E4420B

E4424B

E4431B

E4435B

250 kHz 3 GHz

E4421B

E4425B

E4432B

E4436B

250 kHz 4 GHz

E4422B

E4426B

E4433B

E4437B

This code revision should not be used with:

On your E44xxB ESG, press Utility > Instrument Info > Installed Board Info and determine, from the Installed Board Information and the table provided, if the E44xxB ESG has the boards required for a DSP file upgrade. 

Upgrade Component

Option

Board Description

Board Number

ARB DSP

UND

UND

Dual Arb

Dual Arb

E4400-60187

E4400-60069

DG3 DSP

UN8

UN9

Baseband Fuzzy and Flex DG (1 Mbyte)

Baseband Fuzzy and Flex DG (8 Mbytes)

E4400-60070 E4400-60154

E4400-60070 E4400-60195

BERT DSP

UN7

BERT Board

E4400-60072

NOTE: If your E44xxB ESG does not have the right boards installed, unselect the respective Upgrade Component on the PSG/ESG Upgrade Assistant, Download Status window.

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Related Information

  1. Visit the following web site for updates on the PSG/ESG Upgrade Assistant.
  2. We appreciate your comments on this application. In particular, we are receptive to ideas for future enhancements and ways to improve methods of working. Please forward your comments to your Customer Support Representative.

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