Communication & Network Testers

Test & Measuring Instruments

JTAG/Boundary Scan Hardware aids PCB assembly and system testing.

January 5, 2015

Incorporating both JTAG/boundary-scan controller functions and mixed-signal I/O channels, JT 5705 series provides boundary-scan controller hardware for PCB assembly and system testing. Connection to tester is made via USB interface, and input protection is standard. Series includes two models, desktop JT 5705/USB and 19 in. rack-mountable JT 5705/RMI, which respectively offer two 15 MHz taps and 64 I/Os and four 15 MHz taps and 64 mixed signal I/Os. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet Tester offers electrical and optical interfaces.

December 16, 2014

Featuring USB-based design, PacketExpert™ provides 4 electrical Ethernet ports, 2 of which can be electrical or optical, enabling testing on optical fiber links as well. With IPLinkSim™ feature, tester emulates bidirectional IP WAN link with varying capacities from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps for electrical interfaces, and 1,000 Mbps for optical interface using SFP. PacketExpert™ with ExpertSAM application is used to validate service-level agreements as per ITU-T Y.1564 standard with single-test. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Optical Channelized Test System analyzes DS0s.

December 3, 2014

Permitting direct DS0 level access to hundreds of T1s and E1s from optical SONET or SDH structure, LightSpeed1000™ eliminates need for external multiplexing hardware. Multiple independent streams of any user-defined capacity can be generated internally, analyzed, and monitored in real-time. Platform supports any combination of DS0/64/56/16/8 kbps fractional T1 E1, and N x T1 E1 interface definitions. It offers protocol analysis and emulation of HDLC, SS7, ISDN, CAS, PPP, Frame Relay, and ATM. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

GbE Tester helps ensure 100GbE SyncE compliance.

December 1, 2014

Designed to meet stringent test requirements of network equipment manufacturers, Paragon-100G offers solution for design, verification, and manufacturing of devices and systems from 100GbE to 100BT. Unit supports testing of switches and routers in accordance with ITU-T G.8262 (SyncE) and IEEE 1588 (PTP) standards. In addition, Paragon-100G addresses test requirements of network operators who need to qualify 100G synchronization equipment during benchmarking/acceptance testing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

MIPI M-PHY v3.1 Test Solution complies with standard requirements.

November 19, 2014

MIPI M-PHY® v3.1 specification physical layer transmitter characterization and debug solution includes support for MIPI M-PHY High Speed Gears 1, 2, and 3; PWM Mode (G0-G7); and SYS Mode. For testing MIPI M-PHY transmitters running in high-speed mode, solution works with Tektronix MSO/DPO 70000DX oscilloscopes and P7600 series TriMode™ probes with rise time 3X faster than signal rise time, sensitivity of 200 mV(FS), minimal added noise (<1 or 2 mVrms), and high return loss. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

High Density Call Generator targets IP and wireless networks.

November 17, 2014

Offering framework for emulation of IP, TDM, and Wireless protocols, MAPS™ HD is capable of hundreds of calls/second and tens of thousands of simultaneous calls/1U platform. Multiple 1U platforms can generate and sustain 100,000–200,000 calls, all controlled from single Master Controller. Performing signaling and traffic generation for array of communication protocols, network appliance can simulate complete protocol state machine and offers syntax-ready commands to build scripts. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Portable Analyzer troubleshoots PCI Express issues. .

November 3, 2014

Suited for field environments, BusXpert Micro for PCIe 3.0 enables users to identify and resolve interoperability and component issues with PCIe systems. Unit supports data rates of 2.5, 5.0, and 8.0 GT/s and provides capture, analysis, and insight of PCI Express traffic at all layers. Measuring 7 x 10 x 2 in., analyzer offers advanced triggering with up to 7 separate simultaneous sequencers, and includes built-in eye diagram display that allows digital signals to be observed in graphic form. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Network Analyzer supports MIPI D-PHY v1.1 interface testing.

October 30, 2014

ENA network analyzer supports E5071C ENA-TDR embedded application, which provides single-box solution for high-speed serial interconnect analysis. Software enhances signal integrity design and verification by providing intuitive operation, accelerated and accurate measurements simultaneously in time (TDR/TDT) and frequency (S-parameter) domains, as well as ESD robustness. Read More