Communication & Network Testers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vector Network Analyzer is designed for testing RF components.

February 24, 2015

Comprising 2- and 4-port configurations offering frequency coverage from 9 kHz to 4.5, 6.5, or 9 GHz, E5080A ENA series provides functionalities for measuring active and passive RF components for R&D and manufacturing environments. Analyzer uses Keysight PNA- and PXI-Series software architecture, which facilitates measurements across multiple Keysight VNAs, and offers color touchscreen display that accelerates access to basic measurements. Typ dynamic range is 147 dB. Read More

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

Boundary Scan Modules operate with Teradyne TestStation.

October 23, 2014

With XJLink2-CFM and XJLink2-CFMx, Teradyne users have integrated access to XJTAG's test and programming tools, operating under control of TestStation™ test program. XJLink2-CFM multi-TAP JTAG controller fits into 1 of 4 Custom Function Module locations on Teradyne Multi-Function Application Board. XJLink2-CFMx expander cards maximize connectivity from XJLink2-CFM controller, from 8 fixture-connectable signals when just using XJLink2-CFM, up to 18 signals by adding 1, 2, or 3 XJLink2-CFMx cards. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

PC-Controlled Vector Network Analyzers cover up to 40 GHz.

October 15, 2014

Comprised of full-reversing, 2-port VNAs, ShockLine™ MS46122A series utilizes VNA-on-a-chip technology and comes in 1U chassis. Frequency coverage is available up to 20 and 40 GHz; third model covers 1 MHz to 8 GHz. Externally controlled via USB from user-supplied PC, products do not offer any onboard data storage. All information is saved externally, complementing secure area operation. GUI and feature set accelerate debugging and manual testing of passive RF and microwave devices. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Wireless Test Set supports multi-format measurement.

October 14, 2014

Utilizing TRX module with 4 full-duplex RFIO ports, E6640A EXM Wireless Test Set can test up to 4 connected devices with identical RFIO performance for max production throughput. System features 160 MHz bandwidth, up to 6 GHz frequency range, ±0.2 dB power level accuracy at 3.8 GHz, and -43 dB receiver EVM noise floor for 802.11ac. Test set provides advanced sequencing of multiple WLAN formats within one test sequence and speed-optimized firmware to maximize wireless device test plan efficiency. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Conditioner enables full active component characterization.

October 14, 2014

Offered in 10–67 GHz models, R&S ZVAX-TRM conditions signals from R&S ZVA network analyzers and returns them to analyzer or outputs them via integrated test ports. Users can measure parameters such as compression, noise figure, and group delay, even on 3-port T/R modules, with DUT having to be connected only once. When combined with 4-port analyzer with 4 internal sources, extension allows intermodulation measurements on modules with 2 conversion stages without external signal generators. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Mobile Network Measurement Probe can be remotely controlled.

October 10, 2014

Helping operators optimize network and ensure seamless QoS, QualiPoc Remote Control enables targeted, 24/7 service quality monitoring in real-time as well as large-scale data collection on one or more mobile networks. Android smartphone-based testing solution, installed as local measurement probe in critical locations or deployed unattended in fleet setup for large-scale operations, offers functionality covering automated voice, data, video, and messaging quality measurements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Field Analyzer integrates PIM and line sweep testing capability.

October 10, 2014

Combining 40 W, battery-operated passive intermodulation (PIM) analyzer with 2 MHz to 3 GHz cable and antenna analyzer, MW82119B PIM Master™ allows field users to fully certify cell site cable and antenna systems. This IP54, MIL-STD-810G drop test rated, handheld unit with line sweep capability has outdoor viewable, 8.4 in. display and can be used to conduct PIM versus time, swept PIM, Distance-to-PIM (DTP), return loss, VSWR, cable loss, and Distance-to-Fault (DTF) measurements. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

GPON Tester analyzes IPTV channels.

October 7, 2014

Available for GPON Tracer™ 380 Handheld Tester, IPTV Service Analysis Solution expands functionality of tester by allowing it to troubleshoot IPTV services on-site. Solution analyzes IPTV channels on network and presents variety of service quality metrics for each channel. Results are presented in tables and graphs, which may be exported to HTML files for sharing. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Green & Clean

LPDDR4 PHY Layer Test Software completely assesses conformance.

September 29, 2014

PHY layer and conformance test solution for JEDEC LPDDR4 mobile memory technology provides all tools needed to qualify LPDDR4 designs. Through automated set-up and test execution, solution can reduce testing cycles to 1 hr. Functionality ensures designs are in full conformance with memory standards. If memory system fails conformance tests, user can switch to debug mode and use tools to isolate events of interest for deeper root-cause analysis with DPOJET Jitter and Eye measurement toolkit.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Single-Slot, 2-Port VNAs cover 300 kHz to 26.5 GHz range.

September 23, 2014

Offered in 6 models that offer frequency coverage from 300 kHz to 4, 6.5, 9, 14, 20, and 26.5 GHz, one-slot PXI vector network analyzers (VNAs) enable simultaneous characterization of various devices, including 2- or multi-port devices, using one PXI chassis. Up to sixteen PXI VNA modules can be loaded into one chassis for use as either multiple 2-port VNAs, single 32-port VNA, or any combination in-between. Along with GUI, devices feature 2-port VNA capability with S-parameters. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Vector Network Analyzer features 2 test ports.

September 16, 2014

Designed for unidirectional measurements from 100 kHz to 4.5 GHz, R&S ZND enables users to measure S-parameters such as S11 on antennas or S21 on filters. Frequency range can be extended to 8.5 GHz, plus instrument can be equipped for bidirectional measurements up to 4.5 GHz or 8.5 GHz. Offering specified dynamic range up to 120 dB and specified power sweep range up to 48 dB, analyzer is suitable for production line measurements such as characterization of passive mobile phone components. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Testing Tool addresses QoE in LTE core networks.

July 31, 2014

With Triton LTE Wireless Core Network Testing Tool, users can quickly diagnose core network issues and validate detailed network performance. Portable unit also enables mobile operators to verify interoperability of multi-vendor components. Single multi-purpose tool supports Survey Record Play, network discovery, roaming analysis, cell visualization, and device tracking. By offering data capture capacity of 4 x 10 GbE, Triton addresses exponential growth in mobile data traffic in LTE networks. Read More