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N4973A PRBS Generator 22 Gb/s

Product Status: Obsolete
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Key Features & Specifications


  • Operation from 11 to 22 Gb/s
  • Multiple output patterns:  27-1, 215-1, 231-1
  • Ultra-low jitter, 400 fs rms
  • 800 mV differential output
  • External clock input
  • Pattern trigger output


The Keysight Technologies N4973A PRBS generator 22 Gb/s has a typical EYE having 400 fs rms jitter, 400 mV of output swing, and <7 ps rise time.


  • Optical transceiver characterization
  • 16G Fibre Channel, InfiniBand
  • Production testing