Application Note                   860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and OptionsThis Application Note will describe the available m...
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Application NoteHow Do I Determine Which Options I HaveTo determine the options that you have installed on your device you...
Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption       Name                     DescriptionCod...
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Application NoteUpgrade Options for Existing EquipmentTrilithic offer the following upgrade kits to equip older equipment ...
Application NoteEthernet Communications Option (CI-5)Factory Upgrade: P/N 2072001001, Field Upgrade: P/N 2072001001KWhen i...
Application NoteEnhanced Digital Retrofit (IL-2 ) for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2071690001, Field Upgrade...
Application NoteModem Upgrades for the 860 DSPiTo determine if an internal modem        Use the             buttons tois i...
Application NoteWi-Fi Communications Upgrade for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2072045001, Field Upgrade: P/N...
Application Note85 MHz Return Transmitter Board Upgrade for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2071271001, Field U...
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  1. 1. Application Note 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and OptionsThis Application Note will describe the available models and various modes both standard and optionalthat are available for the 860 DSP and 860 DSPi Multifunction Cable Analyzers.860 DSP & 860 DSPi Base ModelsTrilithic offers the following base 860 DSP and 860 DSPi configurations; • 860 DSP (P/N 201097001F) • 860 DSPi with US DOCSIS 3.0 Modem (P/N 201097200U) • 860 DSPi with EURO DOCSIS 3.0 Modem (P/N 201097210U)860 DSP & 860 DSPi Operation ModesEach mode of the 860 DSP and 860 DSPi can be accessed by selecting the corresponding icon asshown in the following table. Some modes may be inaccessible based on the options that have beeninstalled on the instrument. Optional modes for the 860 DSP and 860 DSPi are indicated by an optioncode that is described in detail in the Software & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPi table inthe following section. 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Displays the amplitude of the carriers included in a single channel, or the amplitude of a signal at a selected Level frequency. Standard Standard Level Analyzes and displays the signal qualities of digitally Lite modulated signals displayed using a bar graph of signal QAM level and numeric values for MER and pre/post FEC BER. Standard Standard QAM Lite YOU MAY NOT HAVE THIS ICON, SEE NOTE 1 Performs all of the QAM Lite features plus it will also display constellation, equalizer tap diagram, and BER graph as well as extended measurements of errored PP-1 and QAM QA-1 seconds and code word errors. QA-2 QAM YOU MAY NOT HAVE THIS ICON, SEE NOTE 1 SOME UNITS MAY NEED IL-2 RETROFIT, SEE NOTE 4 For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 1 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Displays the amplitude of all carrier, beats, and other RF sources in the user-selectable spectrum from 4.0 MHz to Spectrum 1.0 GHz with a resolution bandwidth of 300 kHz. Standard PP-1 Spectrum YOU MAY NOT HAVE THIS ICON, SEE NOTE 2 Analyzer Ret Displays the amplitude of all carrier, beats, and other RF sources in the user-selectable spectrum from 4.0 MHz to Spectrum 65.0 MHz with a resolution bandwidth of 300 kHz. YOU MAY NOT HAVE THIS ICON, SEE NOTE 2 N/A Standard Return Spectrum Analyzer Adv Displays the amplitude of all carrier, beats, and other RF sources in the user-selectable spectrum from 4.0 MHz to Spectrum 1.0 GHz with a user-selectable resolution bandwidth from PP-1 and 10.0 KHz to 3.0 MHz with a Zero Span Function. SA-1 Advanced SA-1 Spectrum YOU MAY NOT HAVE THIS ICON, SEE NOTE 2 Analyzer Measures the amplitudes of a pre-selected group of carriers, and also computes the difference in amplitude Tilt between two selectable channels in the group. Standard Standard Tilt Used to perform a quick view of DOCSIS 1.X and Standard on DOCSIS 2.0 cable modem information. DOCSIS CM Stat NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSP, SEE NOTE 3 N/A 1.X and 2.0DOCSIS 2.0 EquippedCM Statistics Devices Used to perform a quick view of DOCSIS 3.0 cable Standard on D3 modem information. DOCSIS CM Stat NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSP, SEE NOTE 3 N/A 3.0DOCSIS 3.0 EquippedCM Statistics Devices Provides the ability to PING the network connection to check network connectivity between network devices. PING Standard Standard PINGFor Additional Help ContactTrilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11support@trilithic.com or 2 of 24www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option This is a network utility which plots a route from source to destination displaying all routers along the way in addition Trace Rt to the round trip time from the source to the router. It also Standard Standard attempts to do a reverse Domain Name look up to display Trace Rt the registered name of each router. Used to test the various measurable parameters that IP impact call quality, and provides measurement results to VoIP test proximity to potential failure. Standard Standard VoIP Tests the effective data rate of both the upstream and downstream channels of a cable modem connection. Thru Put Standard StandardThroughput Used to test the ratio of corrupted bits versus total bits of QA-1 Standard data for a selected channel. BER The addition of the Enhanced Digital Video Retrofit Option (IL-1 or IL-2) provides deep interleave support to BERDigital BER VSB VSB Mode. SOME UNITS MAY NEED IL-2 RETROFIT, SEE NOTE 4 Used to perform a quick Web Browser connectivity test without entering the Web Browser menu. Web Test Standard PP-1 WebConnectivity Test Used to access information from the internet. WWW Standard PP-1Web Browser Performs a sequence of operations specified by a user- defined “macro”. Auto Test Standard Standard Automatic TestFor Additional Help ContactTrilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11support@trilithic.com or 3 of 24www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Used as a shortcut to a user-defined “macro” that is saved on the 860 DSP or 860 DSPi using the WorkBench Requires Requires scan Software, and displays an icon title that is the name of the WorkBench WorkBench Automatic user-defined “macro” that is referenced. Software SoftwareTest Shortcut Used to recall stored results of an AutoTest. Results Auto Test Standard Standard AutomaticTest Results Displays the amplitude of the 50/60 Hz, 100/120 Hz and low frequency interference present on the video carrier of Hum a single selected channel. Standard PP-1 Hum Displays the ratio of the amplitudes of the visual carrier and the noise within a single, selected channel. C/N Standard PP-1Carrier-to-Noise Ratio Displays the percentage of video modulation for the visual carrier of a single, selected channel. MOD Standard PP-1 Depth of Modulation Measures the amplitude of two common intermodulation products, Composite Second Order and Composite Triple Beat present within a selected analog video channel. This CSO/CTB Standard PP-1 feature also allows a user to measure CSO/CTB on an CSO / CTB Analog (NTSC) Cable TV Channel without removing the carrier and disrupting service. Displays the amplitudes of all visual and aural carriers in the selected channel plan as two simultaneous line graphs Scan or as a bar graph; also displays total power measurement. Standard PP-1Channel Plan ScanFor Additional Help ContactTrilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11support@trilithic.com or 4 of 24www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Displays the current and maximum FM deviation on the audio carrier of a single, selected channel. FM DEV Standard PP-1FM Deviation Used to test and set the tilt and gain of distribution amplifiers and detect faults in the system that affect these Sweep parameters. Standard PP-1 Sweepless Sweep Performs all of the Sweepless Sweep features plus it provides compatibility with the 8300 FST. This will allow Sweep the Forward SpeedSweep Mode to test the tilt and gain of FS-1 FS-1 Forward un-used frequency bands that are not in the users channelSpeedSweep lineup. This test allows you to maintain your reverse spectrum by SR-1 and PP-1, SR-1 performing reverse band frequency flatness sweeps and Return and Return SSR return band ingress analysis. Transmitter TransmitterReturn Test Board Board This test allows you to test your return band for cable modem launch levels and return band carrier-to-ingress VP-1 and PP-1, VP-1 RSVP measurements. Return and Return Transmitter Transmitter Return Board Board Installation Analyzes and displays the signal qualities of Vestigial Sideband Modulation (VSB) signals displayed using constellation, equalii wilzer tap diagram, and BER graph. PP-1 and VSB This feature also displays the signal level and numeric VSB VSB values for MER and pre/post FEC BER. VSB NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSPi WITH EURO DOCSIS MODEM Analyzes the signal qualities of Vertical Interval Test Signals (VITS) to measure in-channel response, differential phase, differential gain, and chroma delay. This PP-1 and VITS VITS feature also displays the test signal itself. VITS VITS NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSPi WITH EURO DOCSIS MODEMFor Additional Help ContactTrilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11support@trilithic.com or 5 of 24www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Allows the operator to tune the meter to a downstream QAM channel and display its Error Vector Spectrum PP-1 and QAM EVS (EVS), to reveal noise and ingress that may be present QA-1 QA-2 QAM EVS under the QAM channel. Provides a way to troubleshoot upstream ingress and noise problems within active channel bands by seeing the PP-1 and Traffic ingress that is present “underneath” an upstream cable TC-1 TC-1TraffiControl modem channel, or any bursty signal. Allows you set the general preferences for data display and data functionality. Setup Standard Standard Instrument Setup + Allows you to change power management settings for Power Scheme, Processor Speed, Backlight Level, Unit Power Off Timer and Backlight Timer. Standard Standard PowerManagement Allows you to perform file maintenance functions such as previewing and deleting files. FILES Standard StandardExplore Files Provides information about the 860 DSPi system’s i operation capabilities. Info Standard Standard InstrumentInformation Displays the month and day of the current year. Calendar Standard Standard CalendarFor Additional Help ContactTrilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11support@trilithic.com or 6 of 24www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Enables the user to reference technical notes or text documents that have been created on a PC using the Notepad WorkBench Software or a text editor application, and Standard Standard Notepad loaded from a PC using the WorkBench Software. Provides basic math functions. CALC Standard Standard Calculator Allows the user to display open and closed work order tasks. These work orders can be created using Trilithic TASKS Data Manager (TDM), CSG Workforce Express, or other Standard Standard Tasks third party workforce management systems. Allows the user to look at any line on an Analog (NTSC) Cable TV Channel. This is useful for checking your line LINE blanker or test signal line inserter device for proper Standard PP-1Line Viewer operation. Rf Provides a method of using the internal cable modem as a Net desktop modem by allowing a customers PC to connect to CM Thru the external RJ-45 port and gain Internet access through N/A StandardCable Modem the internal cable modem. Thru NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSP, SEE NOTE 3 Provides a simple, convenient and accurate tool for FDR and PP-1, FDR determining the distance to cable faults. The option works Return and Return by sending a sweep into the cable and analyzing the FDR Transmitter Transmitter complex reflected wave to determine the distance to Board Board FDR various sources of reflection (opens, shorts, splitters, etc.). An operating function that is bundled with the SSR Mode and RSVP Mode that configures the 860 DSPi to function PP-1 and Source as a return frequency signal source with settable signal SR-1 or SR-1 or frequency, amplitude, and modulation. VP-1 Source VP-1 GeneratorFor Additional Help ContactTrilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11support@trilithic.com or 7 of 24www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Application Note 860 DSP 860 DSPi Mode Description Option Option Generates a 16 or 64 QAM signal (5 to 42 MHz) at a test point that can be analyzed in the headend displayed using QAM Src a bar graph. N/A Standard Upstream NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSP, SEE NOTE 3 QAM Source Provides the ability to survey available access points, or to access a network to perform tests such as ping, trace PP-1 and route, throughput, VoIP, and verification of browser N/A Wi-Fi WIFI functionality. Wi-Fi NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSP, SEE NOTE 3 Upstream Equalization analysis takes the EQ taps from the cable modem and displays their values. It also PP-1 and calculates and displays a response and delay graph. N/A Pre-EQ UPEQ Currently this mode only works on a DOCSIS 2.0 modem. Pre-EQ NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSP, SEE NOTE 3 Extends the measurement and troubleshooting range of field technicians by offering a simple round-trip VoIP quality test from any RF test point. The option works through communication with the Tektronix DirectQuality active monitoring system, enabling tests to verify RTP communication from the test point to probes placed WWW strategically throughout the cable network. The RTP PP-1 and Real-Time Reflector Option enables round-trip stream analysis for RTP-1 RTP-1 Transport packet loss, jitter, delay and other IP impairments. R- Protocol factor, MOS and other industry-standard service quality Reflector metrics are included based on a Tektronix E-model implementation. This option works only with a fully implemented Tektronix DirectQuality System. REQUIRES FIRMWARE VERSION V8.1.11.1 or HIGHERNOTE 1: The QAM Lite Icon will be replaced with the QAM Icon when the QAM Option (QA-1 or QA-2) is installed.NOTE 2: The Return Spectrum Analyzer Icon will appear on the 860 DSPi as a default setting and will not appear on the 860 DSP in any configuration. The Return Spectrum Analyzer Icon will be replaced on the 860 DSPi with the Spectrum Analyzer Icon when the Power Pack Option (PP-1) is installed. The Spectrum Analyzer Icon will appear on the 860 DSP as a default setting. The Spectrum Analyzer Icon will be replaced on the 860 DSP and 860 DSPi with the Advanced Spectrum Analyzer Icon when the Spectrum Analyzer Option (SA-1) is installed.NOTE 3: Although this Icon will appear on the 860 DSP, this mode is not available for the 860 DSP. The 860 DSP must be upgraded to an 860 DSPi by installing an internal DOCSIS 2.0 or DOCSIS 3.0 modem to access this mode.NOTE 4: Recently shipped 860 DSPs and 860 DSPis already have the IL-2 Software & Hardware Options installed; older models may require a hardware change at the factory. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 8 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  9. 9. Application NoteHow Do I Determine Which Options I HaveTo determine the options that you have installed on your device you must; SETUP 1. Access the SETUP Menu from any NAVIGATION Menu by pressing the softkey. i 2. Select the Info Icon from the SETUP Menu. 3. Once in the INSTRUMENT INFORMATION Mode, follow the instructions shown below for each option.Software & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodePP-1 Power Pack This option is installed in all 860 DSPs as a standard feature. When this Option option is installed in the 860 DSPi it provides the extended spectrum analyzer frequency range of 4 MHz to 1.0 GHz as well as providing (P/N 0930081003) several additional modes that are not included with the standard 860 DSPi. Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this software option installed it will be indicated by the text Power Pack: YES.RTB Return When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi this option enables return Transmitter Board signal generation. This hardware option is required when selecting the Return Sweep Receiver Option (SR-1), Return Tester RSVP Option Factory Upgrade: P/N 2071271001 (VP-1), or Frequency Domain Reflectometer Option (FDR). Field Upgrade: P/N 2071271001K Use the buttons to highlight the Communication Info Field. If you have this hardware option installed it will be indicated by the text Transmitter (65 MHz) followed by the calibration information for the return transmitter board. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 9 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  10. 10. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeSR-1 Return Sweep When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option provides the Receiver Option functionality of the 9580 SSR Field Unit. This option is compatible with the Guardian System and Guardian System II. (P/N 0930082003) REQUIRES RETURN TRANSMITTER BOARD & POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text Return SSR: YES.VP-1 Return Tester When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option provides the Option functionality of the RSVP or RSVP² Installer’s Return Tester. This option is compatible with the Guardian System and Guardian System II. (P/N 0930082004) REQUIRES RETURN TRANSMITTER BOARD & POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text Return RSVP: YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 10 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  11. 11. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeSA-1 Spectrum When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option upgrades Analyzer Option Spectrum Analyzer Mode to Advanced Spectrum Analyzer Mode to provide zero span measurement capabilities as well as adjustable (P/N 0930082005) Resolution Bandwidth (RBW). REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text Advanced Spectrum: YES.QA-1 QAM Option When installed in an 860 DSP, this option provides all of the features that are included in QAM Lite Mode as well as the following display (P/N 0930082008) options; constellation, equalizer tap diagram, and BER graph. This option also provides QAM EVS support. Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text QAM (4 .. 256): YES. Note: Units with QAM Lite Mode installed will be indicated by the text QAM Lite. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 11 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  12. 12. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeQA-2 QAM Option When installed in an 860 DSPi, this option upgrades QAM Lite Mode to QAM Mode to provide the following display options; constellation, (P/N 0930081004) equalizer tap diagram, and BER graph. This option also provides QAM EVS support. REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text QAM (4 .. 256): YES. Note: Units with QAM Lite Mode installed will be indicated by the text QAM Lite.VSB Vestigial When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option measures and Sideband displays the signal qualities of Vestigial Sideband Modulation (VSB) Modulation (VSB) signals displayed using constellation, equalizer tap diagram, and BER Option graph. This feature also displays the signal level and numeric values for MER and pre/post FEC BER. (P/N 0930081012) NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSPi WITH EURO DOCSIS MODEM REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text 8VSB (ATSC): YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 12 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  13. 13. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeFS-1 Forward When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option provides SpeedSweep compatibility with the 8300 FST for forward sweep and balancing. Option REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi (P/N 0930081008) Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text SpeedSweep: YES.VITS Vertical Interval When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option analyzes the Test Signal signal qualities of Vertical Interval Test Signals (VITS) to measure in- Option channel response, differential phase, differential gain, chroma-delay This feature also displays the test signal itself. (P/N 0930081013) NOT AVAILABLE FOR 860 DSPi WITH EURO DOCSIS MODEM REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text VITS: YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 13 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  14. 14. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeTC-1 TraffiControl When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option provides a way Option to troubleshoot upstream ingress and noise problems within active channel bands by seeing the ingress that is present “underneath” an (P/N 0930081014) upstream cable modem channel, or any bursty signal. REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text Traffic Control: YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 14 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  15. 15. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeRTP-1 Real-Time When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option extends the Transport measurement and troubleshooting range of field technicians by offering Protocol Reflector a simple round-trip VoIP quality test from any RF test point. The option Option works through communication with the Tektronix DirectQuality active monitoring system, enabling tests to verify RTP communication from the (P/N 0930081015) test point to probes placed strategically throughout the cable network. Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP) is used to transmit IPTV, Video-on- Demand (VoD), VoIP and other real-time media over IP networks. Tektronix’ RTP Loopback test agent accurately simulates these media streams by supporting over 50 different audio and video codecs, including the latest wideband VoIP, HDTV & IPTV standards. The RTP Reflector Option enables round-trip stream analysis for packet loss, jitter, delay and other IP impairments. R-factor, MOS and other industry-standard service quality metrics are included based on a Tektronix E-model implementation. THIS OPTION ONLY WORKS WITH FULLY IMPLEMENTED Tektronix DirectQuality SYSTEMS. REQUIRES FIRMWARE VERSION v8.1.11.1 OR HIGHER AND POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this software option installed it will be indicated by the text Tek RTP Reflector: YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 15 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  16. 16. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeFDR Frequency When installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, the Frequency Domain Domain Reflectometer Option (FDR) provides a simple, convenient and Reflectometer accurate tool for determining the distance to cable faults. The option Option works by sending a sweep into the cable and analyzing the complex reflected wave to determine the distance to various sources of reflection (P/N 0930081016) (opens, shorts, splitters, etc.). REQUIRES RETURN TRANSMITTER BOARD & POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this software option installed it will be indicated by the text FDR: YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 16 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  17. 17. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeWIFI Wi-Fi Option When installed in an 860 DSPi, the Wi-Fi Option can be used to survey available access points, or to access a network to perform tests such as Factory Upgrade: P/N 2072045001 ping, trace route, throughput, VoIP, and verification of browser functionality. This is a hardware and software option that includes a Field Upgrade: built-in Wi-Fi Adapter, Ethernet Communications Option (CI-5), and P/N 2072045001K necessary software access codes. REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) Use the buttons to highlight the RF Option Info Field. If you have this software option installed it will be indicated by the text Wi-Fi: YES. Use the buttons to highlight the Communication Info Field. If you have this hardware option installed it will be indicated by the text Wi-Fi followed by the individual MAC address of the Wi-Fi Receiver Board. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 17 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  18. 18. Application NoteSoftware & Hardware Options for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiOption Name DescriptionCodeUPEQ Upstream When installed in an 860 DSPi, Upstream Equalization analysis takes Equalization the EQ taps from the cable modem and displays their values. It also Option calculates and displays a response and delay graph. Currently this mode only works on a DOCSIS 2.0 modem. (P/N 0930081017) REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1) ON THE 860 DSPi Use the buttons to highlight the NET Option Info Field. If you have this option installed it will be indicated by the text Upstream EQ: YES. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 18 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  19. 19. Application NoteUpgrade Options for Existing EquipmentTrilithic offer the following upgrade kits to equip older equipment with all of the testing capability of a new860 DSP or 860 DSPi;1 GHz Upgrade for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2071798000, Field Upgrade: P/N 2071798000KWhen installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this hardware provides a new or refurbished RF PCB boardwith an extended frequency range up to 1 GHz.To determine if this Hardware Use the buttons toOption is installed on your device highlight the Calibration Infoyou must; Field. If you have this option 1. Access the SETUP Menu installed it will be indicated by from any NAVIGATION the text RF: 1GHz (####), Menu by pressing the where #### indicates the SETUP softkey. version of the installed hardware. i 2. Select the Info Icon from the SETUP Menu.Once in the INSTRUMENTINFORMATION Mode, follow theinstructions shown to the right. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 19 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  20. 20. Application NoteEthernet Communications Option (CI-5)Factory Upgrade: P/N 2072001001, Field Upgrade: P/N 2072001001KWhen installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option provides 10/100 Ethernet connectivity and Wi-Ficompatibility allowing connection to the Internet through an external cable modem and enabling the HighSpeed Throughput Test feature.This is a hardware kit that includes an Ethernet Communications Board (CI-5).Option CI-5 includes a 10/100 Base-T NIC, USB 1.1, CM Through Mode, and Wi-Fi compatibility.To determine what kind of Use the buttons toEthernet Communication Option is highlight the NET Option Infoinstalled in your device you must; Field. If you have this hardware 1. Access the SETUP Menu option installed it will be from any NAVIGATION indicated by the text Ethernet: Menu by pressing the YES (CI-#), where # indicates SETUP softkey. which option (CI-1, CI-2, CI-3, CI-4, or CI-5) that you have. i 2. Select the Info Icon from the SETUP Menu.Once in the INSTRUMENT Note: The CI-1, CI-2, CI-3, and CI-4 Options are no longer avalable.INFORMATION Mode, follow the Option CI-1 includes a 10 Base-T NIC.instructions shown to the right. Option CI-2 includes a 10 Base-T NIC and USB 1.1. Option CI-3 includes a 10 Base-T NIC, USB 1.1, and CM Through Mode. Option CI-3 includes a 10/100 Base-T NIC, USB 1.1, and CM Through Mode For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 20 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  21. 21. Application NoteEnhanced Digital Retrofit (IL-2 ) for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2071690001, Field Upgrade: P/N 2071690001KWhen installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi, this option provides deep interleave support to BER Modeand extended measurements of errored seconds and code word errors in the QA-1 Option for the860 DSP and the QA-2 Option for the 860 DSPi.Enhanced Digital Video Retrofit (IL-2) is currently available, but the IL-1 Option is no longer available.This is a hardware and software kit that includes an Enhanced Digital Video (IL-2) board and necessarysoftware access codes.To determine if this Software & Since this software option isHardware Option is installed bundled with the IL-1 or IL-2on your device you must; hardware option, there are three different messages that can be 1. Access the SETUP displayed based on your software Menu from any and hardware configuration. NAVIGATION Menu by pressing the Use the buttons to highlight SETUP softkey. the RF Option Info Field. i • If the IL-1 or IL-2 hardware 2. Select the Info Icon option is installed and you have this software option installed, it from the SETUP will be indicated by the text Enhanced Dig Vid: YES. Menu. • If the IL-1 or IL-2 hardware option is installed and you do notOnce in the INSTRUMENT have this software option installed, it will be indicated by theINFORMATION Mode, follow text Enhanced Dig Vid: Ready.the instructions shown to theright. • If the IL-1 or IL-2 hardware option is not installed and you have this software option installed, it will be indicated by the text Enhanced Dig Vid: NO. Use the buttons to highlight the Calibration Info Field. If you have this hardware option installed it will be indicated by the text Digital Video Ver ####, where #### indicates the version of the installed hardware. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 21 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  22. 22. Application NoteModem Upgrades for the 860 DSPiTo determine if an internal modem Use the buttons tois installed in your device you highlight the NET Option Infomust; Field. If you have this option 1. Access the SETUP Menu installed it will be indicated by from any NAVIGATION the text DOCSIS: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1. Menu by pressing the SETUP softkey. i 2. Select the Info Icon from the SETUP Menu.Once in the INSTRUMENTINFORMATION Mode, follow theinstructions shown to the right.DOCSIS 3.0 Modem UpgradeFactory Upgrade: P/N 2072070001, Field Upgrade: P/N 2072070001KThis upgrade is for replacement of an existing DOCSIS 1.X or 2.X Modem in the 860 DSPi with aDOCSIS 3.0 Modem.DOCSIS 3.0 Dual Mode Modem (US & Euro DOCSIS) UpgradeFactory Upgrade: P/N 2072070200This upgrade is for replacement of an existing DOCSIS 1.X or 2.X Modem in the 860 DSPi with aDOCSIS 3.0 Dual Mode Modem (US & Euro DOCSIS). For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 22 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  23. 23. Application NoteWi-Fi Communications Upgrade for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2072045001, Field Upgrade: P/N 2072045001KWhen installed in an 860 DSPi, the Wi-Fi Option can be used to survey available access points, or toaccess a network to perform tests such as ping, trace route, throughput, VoIP, and verification of browserfunctionality. This is a hardware and software upgrade that includes a built-in Wi-Fi Adapter, EthernetCommunications Option (CI-5), and necessary software access codes.REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1)To determine if this Hardware Use the buttons toOption is installed on your device highlight the RF Option Infoyou must; Field. If you have this software 1. Access the SETUP Menu option installed it will be from any NAVIGATION indicated by the text Wi-Fi: YES. Menu by pressing the SETUP softkey. i 2. Select the Info Icon from the SETUP Menu. Use the buttons toOnce in the INSTRUMENT highlight the CommunicationINFORMATION Mode, follow the Info Field. If you have thisinstructions shown to the right. hardware option installed it will be indicated by the text Wi-Fi followed by the individual MAC address of the Wi-Fi Receiver Board. For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 23 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  24. 24. Application Note85 MHz Return Transmitter Board Upgrade for the 860 DSP & 860 DSPiFactory Upgrade: P/N 2071271001, Field Upgrade: P/N 2071271001KWhen installed in an 860 DSP or 860 DSPi this option enables return signal generation. This hardwareoption is required when selecting the Return Sweep Receiver Option (SR-1), Return Tester RSVP Option(VP-1), or Frequency Domain Reflectometer Option (FDR).The 85 MHz Return Transmitter Board is currently available, but the 65 MHz Return Transmitter Board isno longer available.REQUIRES POWER PACK OPTION (PP-1)To determine if this Hardware Use the buttons toOption is installed on your device highlight the Communicationyou must; Info Field. If you have this 1. Access the SETUP Menu hardware option installed it will from any NAVIGATION be indicated by the following Menu by pressing the text followed as well as the SETUP calibration information for the softkey. return transmitter board. i • If the 65 MHz return 2. Select the Info Icon from transmitter board is the SETUP Menu. installed, it will beOnce in the INSTRUMENT indicated by the textINFORMATION Mode, follow the Transmitter (65 MHz)instructions shown to the right. • If the 85 MHz return transmitter board is installed, it will be indicated by the text Transmitter (85 MHz) For Additional Help Contact Trilithic Applications Engineering 860 DSP & 860 DSPi Modes and Options 1-800-344-2412 or 317-895-3600 P/N 0010275003 – Rev 6/11 support@trilithic.com or 24 of 24 www.trilithic.com Copyright © 2011 Trilithic, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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