epIQ-BERT – Bit Error Rate Tester

epIQ-BERT – Bit Error Rate Tester

Coherent Solutions’ epIQ-BERT is a 4-channel Bit Error Rate Tester for the design, characterization and production of optical transceivers and opto-electrical components at data rates up to 29 Gbps.

With 4-channels and exceptional signal fidelity, epIQ-BERT is a cost-effective solution for 100 Gbps test systems.

 

Spec Sheet: CS_epIQ-BERT_Spec_Sheet_v1.0.6

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epIQ-BERT – Bit Error Rate Tester

Coherent Solutions epIQ-BERT is a 4-channel BER Tester for the design, characterization and production of optical transceivers and opto-electrical components at data rates up to 29Gb/s.

With 4-channels and exceptional signal fidelity, epIQ-BERT is a cost- effective solution for 100Gb/s test systems.

4-channel pattern generator and error detector

4-channel simultaneous testing in a compact, cost-effective form factor.

Built-in clock recovery

4-channel simultaneous testing in a Integrated CDR makes

the epIQ-BERT a versatile and easy-to-use instrument. No need for additional clock recovery hardware.

Simple control with intuitive GUI

Save time and reduce complexity with epIQ-BERT’s  easy-to-use GUI. Control all channels and functions from its single panel interface.

Internal clock synthesizer

An integrated clock synthesizer for additional convenience and hassle-free operation.

 

Programmable de-emphasis processor

Programmable de-emphasis allows you to accurately reproduce the original input signal.

 

Simple USB operation

Connect to epIQ-BERT with USB for simple setup and operation.

Applications

  • 100GBASE-ER4, -LR4, -SR4: 4 x 25.781 Gbps
  • CEI-28G-VSR: 25 Gbps to 28 Gbps
  • Multi-channel BER Tester for 4 x 25 Gbps
  • Active optical cable testing
  • CFP-2/CFP-4 optical modules
  • High speed SerDes characterization

Product Warranty
This product comes with a standard 1 year warranty. Optional 3 or 5 year extended warranties are also available.

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 44.3 × 22 × 30 cm
General Specifications epIQ-BERT
PC connections USB
DC power 12 V
AC/DC power supply included 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Dimensions H x W x D 44.3 x 220 x 300 mm | 1.8 x 8.7 x 11.8 inch
Weight ~2kg | ~4.4 lbs
Operating temperature range 5oC to 45oC | 41oF to 113oF
Storage temperature range -40oC to 70oC | -40oF to 158oF
PPG Output
Number of channels 4
RF output Differential
RF connector 2.92 mm breakout cable
Impedance (ohms) 100 between differential
Data coding NRZ
Data rate (Gbps) 1 to 29
PRBS patterns 2n-1, n= 9, 15 or 31
Output amplitude (mV differential) Adjustable 200 to 1100
Rise/fall time (20% to 80%) <15 ps
Intrinsic jitter <850 fs RMS (typical)
Crossing point adjustment 35%-65%
Programmable de-emphasis 2 Pre Taps, 1 Post Tap
Polarity inversion Yes
Error Detector
Number of channels 4
RF input AC coupled differential
Impedance (ohms) 100 between differential
Data rate (Gbps) 12.3 to 14.5 and 24.6 to 29
PRBS patterns 2n-1, n=9, 15 or 31
Sensitivity (mv) 25
Max input (mv) 1200
Clock source Independent CDR on each input channel
Polarity inversion Yes
Clock Output
RF output Single ended SMA
Impedance (ohms) 50
Half rate clock 1 to 15 GHz
Intrinsic jiter < 350 fs RMS (typical)
Output amplitude 200 to 500
Divided Clock Output
RF output Single ended SMA
Impedance (ohms) 50
Frequency 500 MHz to 8 GHz
Intrinsic jitter < 350 fs RMS (typical)
Output amplitude 500 (typical)
Selectable clock divider Divide by n with n = 2,4,8, 16
Clock and Data Recovery
Data rate (Gbps) 12.3 to 14.5 and 24.6 to 29
Loop bandwidth FC/1667 default tunable 1-15 MHz
External trigger Yes

SPECS AS AT FEBRUARY 2019

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