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N1957B Physical Layer Test System, 10 MHz to 50 GHz

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Key Features & Specifications

  • Powerful analysis tools include time-domain reflectometry (TDR), time-domain transmission (TDT), frequency-domain, and eye diagrams
  • Complete characterization of single-ended, differential, common-mode, and mode-conversion of your device
  • E8364B PNA series vector network analyzer with Option 014
  • Advanced calibration techniques remove the errors from the measurement equipment and cables and set the reference plane at the device under test
  • N4421B 50 GHz S-Parameter test set
  • N1930A physical layer test system software


The Keysight N1957B physical layer test system provides the highest accuracy and most comprehensive approach for characterizing single-ended or differential physical layer components such as high-speed backplanes, cables, connectors, packages, and controlled impedance traces on circuit boards.

The N1957B physical layer test system includes:

Note: Each component of physical layer test systems is available separately if you already own a compatible vector network analyzer and would like to build a system. Please refer to the product overview for details.