TC-5530B mmWave RF Shield Box

The TC-5530B TESCOM mmWave  RF Shield Box provides both high RF isolation and room for testing medium to large Ultra 5G mmWave wireless devices. The new TC-5530B mmWaveRF Shield Box is a must if you are doing Ultra 5G testing. The TC-5530B is an ideal test platform for Engineering, Manufacturing, or Repair services due to it’s ergonomic design. Providing a reliable highly isolated environment allowing for repeatability in testing.

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TC5530B mmWave RF Shield Box 

Key Features mmWave RF Shield Box

  • Designed specifically for Millimeter Wave Testing
  • Reliable High RF Shielding from .1GHz to 67GHz
  • EMI Filters on all Data and Power ports
  • Customizable Data and RF connections Available
  • Available mmWave Testing Accessories, such as DUT holders, DPVA and Horn Antennas and DUT Rotators
  • Proprietary Absorber Installed for stable repeatable measurements.

The TC5530B mmWave RF Shield Box is an advent of the changing times. Previously conducted measurements were predicated on wired device-under-test (DUT) probe points, were feasible test methods given lower frequency technology. Now with the higher frequencies, more precise higher frequency devices, the TC-5530B was born to help tackle the difficult OTA testing tasks.   Over-the-air (OTA) tests are required for 5G New Radio (5G NR) mmWave spectrum technologies because components designed for mmWave devices are compact with no place to probe. Unfortunately, measuring performance via OTA methods increases difficulty achieving accurate, reproducible results. These complexities are exacerbated by high frequency path loss and wideband noise, as well as high frequency and wideband’s impact on frequency response.

At these higher frequencies, increased path loss between instruments and DUTs often results in low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). In turn, this induces difficulty in acquiring signal analysis measurements including error vector magnitude (EVM). Additionally, wideband also negatively impacts Signal-to-Noise-Ratios. While wideband enables advantages such as higher throughput, faster data rate, and lower latency, it comes with a cost: more noise is introduced to the system. Transmitted signals must now compete with a channel’s higher noise floor in order to be accurately detected. Finally, high operation frequency and wideband also make DUT isolation and characterization more arduous. Test system components such as cables, connectors, and fixtures between the signal analyzer and DUT contribute to erroneous frequency responses in amplitude and phase, degrading modulation quality.

Add the right mmWave RF test equipment and this makes a perfect combination!



Additional information

Weight 32 kg
Dimensions 14.7 × 16.7 × 16.7 in

Manual, mmWave

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mmWave RF Shield Box TC-5530B Specifications

  • RF Shield Effectiveness:
    • 0.1 GHz to 30 GHz: >70dB
    • 3 0GHz to 50 GHz: >60dB
    • 50 GHz to 67 GHz: >60dB
  • Inner Dimension 424W) x 375(D) x 424H) mm
  • Outer Dimension 537(W) x 563(D) x 518(H)mm with Door Closed
  • Door: 334(W) x 400(H)mm
  • Weight: Approx 32Kg
  • Optional RF Switch Available(Example Shown Below; bottom right photo)

Typical RF Shielding

Typical RF Shielding

Frequency Range 0.1 GHz to 67 GHz
Shielding Effectiveness*(Typical.)

0.1 GHz to 30 GHz  >  60 dB
30 GHz to 67 GHz  >  60 dB

* The shielding effectiveness is measured with blank panels installed; other I/O interface panel configurations may result
in different shielding effectiveness.