Comprehensive compliance and debug solution

  • Addresses XLAUI, CAUI-4, CAUI-10, and nPPI (IEEE 802.3bm)
  • Measures ~400 parameters
  • Has convenient utilities to de-skew cables

Flexible and extensible

  • Operate on an N1000A/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

  • Measure challenging parameters in seconds
  • Complete your additional extensive development testing using debug mode
  • Interface with other equipment
  • Obtain concise compliance reports


  • N1000A/86100D DCA-X Mainframe
  • N109X DCA-M Oscilloscope
  • N107X Clock Recovery

Reduce your test time from hours to minutes. Use the N1091BMCA Electrical TX Test SW to measure your high speed serial host board, module or IC to required transmit parameters in IEEE 802.3bm 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. N1000A/86100D DCA-X with N1060A/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 40 tests

  • Signaling rate
  • Differential and common mode amplitudes
  • Output noise
  • Transmitted waveform
  • Jitter: RJ, DCD, and TJ
  • Differential and common mode return losses

Free Trials

N1091BMCA IEEE 802.3 XLAUI/CAUI-10/nPPI/CAUI-4 Test Application and 30-Day Trial License

  • Address all transmitter tests for XLAUI, CAUI-10, XLPPI, CPPI and CAUI-4
  • Measures all of the ~400 parameters
  • Includes switch control for 4 and 10 lanes

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