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28.6 Gb/s Clock Recovery Instrument
RENT OR BUY
1-12.5 Gb/s 3 Tap Digital Pre-Emphasis
Clock Recovery Unit
Bit Error Rate Tester Patt Gen and Error Anal
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) N4903B
12.5 Gb/s BERT System
32Gbps Linear Equalizer
Bit Error Rate Tester Patt Gen and Error An
Teledyne LeCroy PERT3
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8057B-FG
Upgrade of M8045A to second Channel for
BERT Signal Quality Analyzer
RENT OR LEASE
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) 86130A
3.6 Gb/s Bit Error Rate Test Set
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8020A-16G
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8020A-16G-2CHN
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8020A-16G-GEN
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8040A-32G
M8040A 32 GBaud High-Performance BERT
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8040A-64G-GEN
64 GBaud Pattern Generator use in phy layer
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8046A-32G
Analyzer, one Channel, Data Rate up to 32
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8048A-002
Four Long ISI Channels 14 to 34 inches
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8049A-001
ISI Channel Board, Five Traces from 1.4 to
Keysight (Formerly Agilent) M8049A-002
ISI Channel Board, Nine Traces from 0.8 to
Rent, lease, or buy our accurate, east-to-use bit error rate testers (BERTs) online at TRS-RenTelco to install and maintain networks throughout the service lifecycle.
For any digital communications link, the ultimate measure of its physical layer performance is whether the bits sent are received correctly while transmitting data. At times, errors can happen within the system, especially if the medium over which the data is being transmitted is noisy, which can lead to a compromise in the integrity of transmission. Bit error ratio measures this performance. BERT is essential for receiver characterization and compliance testing in industries.
BERT testers, such as the Tektronix BSA286CL BERTScope, are a common feature in many test labs, either as bit error ratio measuring devices or as test pattern sources for other measurements like data rates.
Any data stream sent by the BERT through the communication channel, both radio link and fiber optic, is compared with the original. Data errors are logged and the number of errors is determined.
Unlike other forms of testing devices, bit error rate measurement devices measure the full end-to-end performance of the system, including the transmitter, receiver, and any region between the two. In this way, BERT testers analyze the performance as if the system were in actual operation, rather than testing the parts separately.
A high-speed bit error tester is typically used in the design and manufacturing of high-speed components and early design phases of boards and systems. Bit error rate (BER) test sets typically comprise pattern generators, bit error detectors, clock signal generators, digital communication analyzers, and electrical-optical and optical-electrical converters.
Traditionally, BERTs have been associated with radio communication links. However, they are also applicable to fiber optics and Ethernet links. Bit error testing is used to test many digital interfaces, such as QPI, FB-DIMM, PCI Express®, SATA/SAS USB, Thunderbolt, Display Port, HDMI, MHL, MIPI, UHS-II, Fiber Channel, XAUI/10GB Ethernet, CAUI/100 GbE, CEI, OTN, PON-OLTs, etc.