Acterna FB500

FB500 Acterna Communication Analyzer

Internetwork Analyzer

The FB500 is a communication analyzer from Acterna. A communication analyzer is a superior type of electronic test equipment for physical layer, circuit, and new technology testing. Anyone in the business of testing data networks can use a communication analyzer for the measurement and monitoring of equipment.

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Acterna FB500 Features:

  • ISDN BRI and PRI decode and emulation
  • Analyze TR-303, SS7, CDPD, and V5.x signaling protocols
  • Cost-effective 4 Mbit/s dual-port WAN analysis
  • Generate traffic on the WAN or on a specific LAN segment to simulate live traffic conditions
  • Gather statistics on Ethernet, Token Ring, and FDDI LANs
  • Remote LAN and ATM analysis via SNMP and RMON
  • BERT capabilities: G.821 results, switched 56K emulation and monitoring, loop codes, DDS stress patterns, DCE or DTE emulation, full-duplex drop & insert, and more
  • The FIREBERD 500 is a Windows®-based PC; programmable, customizable, and modular

The FIREBERD 500 is an all-in-one, integrated internetwork analyzer that performs monitoring and emulation for a wide range of technologies and interfaces — from async to SONET/SDH speeds. The instrument easily handles full bandwidth T1 and FT1 testing, 2M and Nx64 testing, high-speed WAN analysis, and simultaneous LAN/WAN, encapsulated LAN, and BERT analysis.