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octoBox™ Family

The octobox family offers Wireless personal testbeds to bring accurate and repeatable Over-The-Air (OTA) device performance testing to your bench. Real world Wifi - including Wifi 6 -  and mobile (5G) wireless testing made easy. Controllable, isolated and repeatable cost effective mimo OTA solutions at your finger tips.

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Product specifications

Manufacturer Spirent


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The octoBox® iGen™ is an RF-isolated Wi-Fi traffic and interference generator. iGen generates 802.11a/b/g/n/ac or waveform interference, including radar waveforms for DFS (dynamic frequency selection) testing. iGen is used to create realistic interference conditions for testing wireless devices and systems. Traffic generation consists of replaying PCAP capture files produced by a Wireshark or other sniffers.

The captured packets can be replayed with the following configurable settings: MCS (modulation coding scheme), channel frequency, channel width, inter-packet gap or WMM priority.

Interference is generated using a built-in frequency synthesizer and includes frequency hopping and On/Off Keying (OOK) based waveforms. In addition to radar, iGen can generate common sources of interference such as Bluetooth LE, microwave oven, baby monitor, 802.11 FHSS, ZigBee and custom interference waveform

Key Benefits

  • 11a/b/g/n/ac traffic generation in the 2.4 or 5 GHz band, including the licensed DSRC band
  • 20, 40 and 80 MHz wide channels
  • Replay traffic captures (PCAP files) with configurable traffic load and priority
  • 2 GB of storage for captures; supports standard Wireshark PCAP format files
  • Programmable channel frequency, channel width (20, 40, 80 MHz), MCS (modulation codingscheme) and WMM (wireless multi media) priority
  • Built-in frequency synthesizer for generating On/Off Keying waveforms in the frequency range of 500 to 6000 MHz
  • Built-in programmable attenuator: 60 dB range, 0.5 dB steps
  • Convenient single cable Ethernet/PoE power and control interface, filtered for isolation