June 7, 2011

Averna Launches High Performance and Compact Multi-Channel RF Recorder for Automotive and Navigation Applications


MONTREAL, CANADA – Averna, an industry-leading developer of test solutions and services for communications and electronics device makers worldwide, announces the availability of a field-ready multi-channel RF Recorder for applications covering 250 GHz to 2.5 GHz.

The Averna RP-5100 RF Recorder is an advanced tool for both field testing and performance testing. Its compact size and integrated touchscreen display makes it ideal for easy field operation and its innovative engineering is designed to drive the most sophisticated applications.

With a broad range of frequencies supported from 250 KHz to 2.5 GHz and 20 MHz of recording bandwidth on each channel, the Averna RP-5100 Series supports the entire spectrum of Navigation as well as Broadcast Radio & Video protocols.

“Averna’s RF recording system is based on the most advanced technology. For example, our best in class noise floor of -172 dBm/Hz enables developers to optimize their receivers for weak signal performance, gaining a significant competitive advantage,“ explained Benoit Fleury, General Manager for Averna’s Instrumentation Division. “We are thrilled to bring to market the first multi-channel RF recorder designed for the optimal capture of real-life RF environment.“

Key Features:
  • 20MHz recording bandwidth to capture most signals found in automotive receivers
  • Two channels to capture signals operating at different frequencies
  • Field-ready with an integrated touchscreen display, ruggedized chassis and compact size
  • Record all day with 2TB of hot-swappable storage
  • Simple field setup and intuitive user interface and test-case profiles
  • Options available for synchronized recording of CANbus, video, audio, and GPS positioning data

For customers interested in a complete solution of RF recording to playback, Averna recommends the Averna RP-5100 Series to be paired with the Averna URT-5000, a world class RF player and signal generator,.

Pricing and Availability
The Averna RP-5100 Series is available now to customers worldwide. Pricing and product information are available on request; please contact us at
 rp@averna.com or visit the product page here.

About Averna
Averna delivers industry-leading test solutions and services for communications and electronics device makers worldwide, accelerating product development and driving innovation. Averna’s automated test equipment (ATE), award-winning Proligent enterprise test platform and state-of-the-art RF test instruments overcome global test and manufacturing challenges while ensuring major benefits – from design through production. www.averna.com