Rohde & Schwarz
The R&S RTP-K101 for Tx and R&S RTP-K102 for Rx enables manufacturers to test their USB devices for compliance with the USB 3.2 standard, using the R&S RTP oscilloscope from Rohde & Schwarz.

Compliance Testing Solution Approved for USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2

June 18, 2024
Rohde & Schwarz received approval from the USB Implementers Forum for its USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 transmitter and receiver compliance test solution.

By meeting requirements for USB devices preparing for official USB-IF certification, Rohde & Schwarz has received approval from the USB Implementers Forum for its USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 transmitter (Tx) and receiver (Rx) compliance test solution.

Addressing the need for high-quality test and measurement solutions for the USB ecosystem, the R&S RTP-K101 for Tx and R&S RTP-K102 for Rx, along with the the R&S RTP oscilloscope, can test USB devices for compliance with the USB 3.2 standard. The software offers a range of test cases and scenarios that cover all aspects of electrical compliance testing of USB 3.2 Gen 1 and Gen 2 transmitters and receivers.

R&S ScopeSuite software controls all needed hardware to carry out these tests, including third-party bit-error-rate (BER) testers required for receiver testing, with illustrated step-by-step instructions to guide users for optimum setup and connection to test fixtures in line with USB-IF test specifications.

These compliance test options for USB 3.2 Gen 1 & Gen 2 are are part of the company’s solutions portfolio for USB design and compliance testing, with approval from the USB-IF for USB 2.0 transmitter and receiver testing as well as for USB cable and connector testing.

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About the Author

Alix Paultre | Editor-at-Large, Microwaves & RF

Alix is Editor-at-Large for Microwaves & RF

An Army veteran, Alix Paultre was a signals intelligence soldier on the East/West German border in the early ‘80s, and eventually wound up helping launch and run a publication on consumer electronics for the U.S. military stationed in Europe. Alix first began in this industry in 1998 at Electronic Products magazine, and since then has worked for a variety of publications, most recently as Editor-in-Chief of Power Systems Design.

Alix currently lives in Wiesbaden, Germany.

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