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N1014A SFF-8431 (SFP+) Compliance and Debug Application for 86100D DCA-X

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Key Features & Specifications

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 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


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


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 (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. 86100D DCA-X with 86108B (Integrated “One-Box” solution) - recommended
  2. 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