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N1014A SFF-8431 Compliance and Debug Application for 86100D DCA-X

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Key Features & Specifications

Comprehensive compliance and debug solution

  • 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 86100D DCA-X oscilloscope or on your personal computer
  • Control device under test and other equipment
  • Test all or selected parameters to compliance limits or custom limits for development



Reduce your test time from hours to minutes. Use the N1014A compliance and debug application to measure your high speed serial host board, module or IC to all required transmit parameters in the SFF-8431 Specifications. Take advantage of the industry’s lowest intrinsic jitter from the 86108B Precision Waveform Analyzer.

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