The SDA-5000 is used for HFC network testing and deployment of digital video, data, and traditional analog services. It is part of a system sweep solution. The SDA-5000 is a small, lightweight hand-held field CATV Sweep Analyzer for diagnosing and eliminating problems quickly in CATV system equipment. Ideal for aligning amplifiers, testing performance of both forward and reverse path networks, finding and fixing sources of reverse path ingress, measuring signal quality, and fulfilling FCC and CENELEC proof-of-performance requirements.
Qualifies the network for today’s high-growth subscriber services.
Reduces technician time for the most labor intensive maintenance and troubleshooting.
Advanced QAM analysis for 64, 128, and 256 QAM (optional).
Spectrum display from 5 to 1,000 MHz with cable modem analysis (Zero Span mode).
Totally non-interfering sweep, specifically for 64, 128, and 256 QAM digital channels.
Non-interfering, continuously referenced sweep.
Cable modem analysis using Zero Span mode.
Full in-service, proof-of-performance analyzer.
QAM View option provides complete analysis of digital TV and forward cable modem signals.
Find ingress fast with Field View option. Cable technicians working in the field can see the reverse path at the headend.
Forward and reverse sweep in one handheld instrument.
QAM View includes BER, MER, and constellation.
Equalizer stress and microreflections.
QAM ingress (noise-under-carrier).
New graphical test point compensation for easier setup