Comprehensive compliance and debug solution for SFP+ applications

  • Addresses all seven test groups for host, host copper, and module transmit tests, and for receiver test signals
  • Measures all of the ~70 parameters
  • Convenient utilities to de-skew cables

Flexible and extensible

  • Operate on an N1000A/86100D DCA-X oscilloscope, or on a PC connected to an N109x DCA-M via USB
  • Control device under test and other equipment
  • Test all or selected parameters to compliance limits or custom limits for development


  • N1000A/86100D DCA-X Mainframe
  • N109X DCA-M Oscilloscope
  • N107X Clock Recovery

Reduce your test time from hours to minutes. Use the N109310CA Electrical TX Test SW for SFF-8431 (SFP+) to measure your high speed serial host board, module or IC to all required transmit parameters in the SFF-8431 (SFP+) Specifications.

Keysight offers a wide range of electrical and optical test solutions to address current and emerging communications standards. For SFF-8431 (SFP+), you may choose a hardware combination that addresses your test needs for today, and into the future:

  1. N1000A/86100D DCA-X with N1060A/86108B (Integrated “One-Box” solution) - recommended
  2. N1000A/86100D DCA-X with DCA module and external clock recovery
  3. N109X Electrical DCA-M with external clock recovery

Seven SFF-8431 Interfaces

  • Host transmitter output
  • Module receiver output
  • Host transmitter output for Cu
  • Host receiver limiting module test signal
  • Host receiver linear module test signal
  • Module transmit input signal
  • Host receiver stress generator

About 70 Tests

  • Signaling rate
  • Rise and fall times for outputs and crosstalk
  • Differential, single-ended, crosstalk and common mode amplitudes
  • Common mode noise
  • Jitter: Total, DDJ, UJ, Qsq, 99%, DDPWS
  • TWDP (through user-provided script)
  • Eye mask
  • Differential and common mode S-parameter
  • Differential to common mode conversion loss

Time-Saving Features

  • Complete additional extensive development testing using Debug mode
  • De-skew cable length skew
  • Control device under test
  • Interface with other equipment

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N109310CA Electrical TX Test SW for SFF-8431 (SFP+)

  • Measures all transmitter parameters and test signals for receiver test
  • Measures all of the 75 parameters, including oscilloscope and network analyzer
  • Convenient utilities to de-skew cables and modules

Extend the capabilities for your Electrical TX Test SW for SFF-8431 (SFP+)

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