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TraceSpan D-CABLE Xpert Passive Multi-Layer DOCSIS 3.0 Analyzer
 
Product

Broadband/Cable

TraceSpan D-CABLE Expert

Passive Multi-Layer DOCSIS 3.0 Analyzer

The D-CABLE Xpert multi-layer real-time analyzer is a unique protocol analyzer for DOCSIS 3.0 products. 
D-CABLE Xpert is a modular innovative tool designed for R&D, laboratory and field application engineers engaged in the development, testing, performance analysis and deployment of DOCSIS standard-compliant solutions. Cutting significant time from DOCSIS development, deployment, debugging, and interoperability testing, D-CABLE Xpert accelerates time to market and return on investment

D-CABLE Xpert™ Advantages
Complete testing of DOCSIS 3.0 versions (Support for North America and Euro-DOCSIS)
Comprehensive Performance and Compliance Analyzer
Extensive Data Capturing Solution
Real-Time multi channels and Multi-Layer Probing
Independent Testing Tool - No DOCSIS chipset
Physical Layer Analysis Graphs such as Power Spectral Density and constellation Map graphs
Command Line Interface for Full Automatic Testing
Unbiased Decision Making Tool for Managers
User-friendly GUI
Quick Return on Investment

Currently Supported Protocols and Features
North America DOCSIS and EuroDOCSIS 3.0, 2.0, 1.1 and 1.0
Analysis of Single or bonded upstream and downstream channels
TDMA, A-TDMA and S-CDMA modes
Demodulation of 64-QAM and 256-QAM downstream signals
Demodulation of QPSK, 8-PSK, 16-QAM, 32-QAM, 64-QAM and 128-QAM upstream signals

Key Features and Benefits

Features

Benefits

Verification

Provides standard-compliance and performance-compliance verification

DOCSIS Analysis

Offers analysis for the current DOCSIS standard and future standard amendments

Simultaneous Data Extraction

Simultaneously displays upstream and downstream data and the link between the CMTS and cable modems based on multi bonded channels.

Archive

Stores and plays back data, measurements and analysis results

Alerts

Provides warnings regarding incompleteness of measurements or incompatibility within the DOCSIS Standards and upper layers

Comprehensive Reporting

Displays range of graphs, tables and reports relating to performance and errors. The Report Wizard allows automatic generation of exportable reports

Automatic Testing

Includes Command Line Interface (CLI), allowing integration with existing automated testing environment

Multi-layer Probing (Sniffing)

Tracks and displays events through the Physical and the Upper Layers, including signal, bit-pattern, sequence length, message structure and timing

Independent Testing

Detects and verifies problems without the need to rely on any DOCSIS chipset

 Flexible Configuration Options

TraceSpan D-CABLE XpertTM sampling near CMTS

TraceSpan D-CABLE XpertTM sampling near CM

DOCSIS Versions

North America DOCSIS and EuroDOCSIS 3.0, 2.0, 1.1 and 1.0 using TDMA, A-TDMA and S-CDMA modes.

Dimensions (Optical Front End)

Height: 121mm (4.76 in.) Width: 360mm (14.2 in.) Depth: 265mm (10.43 in.)

Weight

 4kg (8.8 lb.)

Power Requirements

Input Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz Power: 100W

Dynamic Range

-15dBmv to +62dBmv

Safety Standard

CE

Certifications

FCC part 15

Operating Environment

Temperature: 0°- 40°C (32°-104°F) Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing

Main Applications

  • Complete testing of DOCSIS 3.0 versions (Support for North America and Euro-DOCSIS)
  • Physical Layer Analysis Graphs such as Power Spectral Density and constellation Map graphs
  • Comprehensive Performance and Compliance Analyzer
  • Command Line Interface for Full Automatic Testing
  • Extensive Data Capturing Solution * Unbiased Decision Making Tool for Managers
  • Real-Time multi channels and Multi-Layer Probing
  • User-friendly intuitive GUI
  • Independent Testing Tool - No DOCSIS chipset
  • Quick Return On Investment


D-CABLE Xpert™ User-Friendly GUI

D-CABLE Xpert™ User-Friendly GUI - Topology, Data, Signaling and Events

Information View
Topology, Data, Signaling and Events

D-CABLE Xpert™ User-Friendly GUI - Scanning - Network Topology, attributes

Scanning View

Network Topology, attributes

TraceSpan D-CABLE Xpert™ User-Friendly GUI - Physical Layer View Constellation Map

Physical Layer Analysis View
Constellation Map

TraceSapn D-CABLE Xpert™ User-Friendly GUI - Physical Layer ViewPower Spectral Density

Physical Layer Analysis View
Power Spectral Density



Tracespan D-CABLE Xpert - Passive Multi-Layer DOCSIS 3.0 Analyzer - Data Sheet
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