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N1083A IEEE 802.3 Compliance and Debug Application for 86100D DCA-X

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Key Features & Specifications

Comprehensive compliance and debug solution

  • Addresses CR4 and CR10 (IEEE 802.3ba)
  • Addresses 40GBASE-CR4 (802.3ba) and 100GBASE-CR10 (802.3ba)
  • Measures ~60 parameters
  • Has 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

Time-saving features

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


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


Reduce your test time from hours to minutes. Use the N1083A compliance and debug application to measure your high speed serial host board, module or IC to all required transmit parameters in two IEEE 802.3ba standards.

Keysight offers a wide range of electrical and optical test solutions to address current and emerging communications standards. For testing IEEE 802.3 designs 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

About 60 tests

  • Signaling rate
  • Rise and fall times
  • Differential and common mode amplitudes
  • VMA
  • Eye mask
  • De-emphasis
  • Output noise
  • Transmitted waveform
  • Jitter: J2, J9, DJ and TJ
  • Qsq
  • Differential and common mode return losses