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N1010A FlexDCA Sampling Oscilloscope Software

N1010A FlexDCA Sampling Oscilloscope Software provides Oscilloscope, Eye/Mask, Jitter, and TDR measurement capabilities and is used to control compatible Keysight DCA instruments. FlexDCA can be installed either on your PC or DCA mainframe.

N1010A FlexDCA connects to:

• N1000A DCA-X mainframes running FlexDCA 6.00 or later. Install this download on both your PC and the DCA-X mainframe for remote PC control.

• N10xxx DCA-M products connected via USB to either a PC or an N1000A/86100D mainframe. No firmware is installed on DCA-M products.

• 86100D DCA-X mainframes running FlexDCA or the legacy UI. Install this download on both your PC and the DCA-X mainframe for remote PC control.

• 86100C DCA-J mainframes running the legacy UI. Ensure that the 86100C is running firmware revision A.10.83 (free download from the 86100C support page).



No licenses are required for basic FlexDCA functionality. Trial licenses are available to evaluate licensed features before purchase.

32-bit and 64-bit installers for the latest versions are available from the download link below

Versions A.05.00 and above support Windows 7 and Windows 10

Windows XP is supported in versions A.04.54 and lower (Previous Versions tab)

Release Date Version Version Description
2018-12-10 A.06.01.68 Updated N1060A specs., new JSA cal. factors are applied based on signal types, ability to add extinction correction factor to PAM4 Outer ER measurements, added new SCPI command for RMS noise. Multiple defects fixed.

How to Download

  • Click the download button and save the appropriate upgrade file (32-bit or 64-bit) to a USB flash drive, LAN folder that will be available to the target machine, or directly to the target machine.

How to Install

  1. Close all open programs and applications
  2. Install latest Microsoft Windows updates
  3. Run the installation package, following all prompts and instructions


  • Does Not Require a License

Supporting Documentation


Installs on:

PC / Instrument

Operating System

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit


  • Important! Install latest Microsoft Windows updates before installing this revision.
  • .Net requires updated certificates or it will not install. Alternatively, the target machine can be connected to a LAN with internet access so the certificate can be downloaded during the installation of FlexDCA.
  • Troubleshooting .NET Installation Issues on FlexDCA

Supported Instruments

  • N1000A 86100D N1090A N1092A/B/C/D/E N1094A/B N1076A/B N1077A N1078A