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Fluke Networks DTX-1800 CableAnalyzer  

A future-proof testing solution.

DTX-1800 120

Sold As is with no warranty.

Product Highlights

  • Test and certify copper to Category 7, and test fiber, too!
  • Tests up to 900 MHz, enabling testing of future applications such as 10-Gigabit Ethernet, Class F, and CATV.
  • Ensures that cable installations comply with TIA/ISO standards.

  • Further Details

  • The 12-second CAT6 autotest is three times faster than standard testers.
  • Exceeds requirements for Category 5e and 6 with Accuracy Level IV.
  • Exceeds Category 7 specs.
  • Includes a removable 16 MB MMC card.
  • Advanced time-saving diagnostics—including fast setup and reporting—pinpoint faults anywhere on the link and suggest corrective actions.
  • Rugged construction and a sturdy case to survive hard field use.
  • Large color display is backlit for easy viewing.
  • Has 12-hour battery life for a full day of testing.
  • Optional fiber modules enable you to switch between copper and fiber with the push of a button.
  • The 12-second fiber autotest (with optional module) is five times faster than standard testers.
  • Includes serial and USB cables for additional testing.

    The Fluke Networks® DTX-1800 CableAnalyzer™ is the most capable tester around! It efficiently tests and certifies copper to Category 7 and adapts easily to fiber as well. And because it tests to 900 MHz, you're set for whatever new technology comes your way—even 10-Gigabit Ethernet over copper.

    Testing on the high end.
    Unlike most testers, which are designed only to meet Accuracy Level III, the DTX-1800 exceeds Accuracy Level IV specifications. That ensures more precise results over the full frequency range.

    Accuracy Level IV tests only to 600 MHz, but the DTX-1800 tests in even higher ranges, up to 900 MHz. This extended bandwidth supports ISO Class F links, as well as emerging standards like 10-Gigabit Ethernet over twisted pair. It also enables you to certify links for other applications, such as video distribution over twisted pair.

    Easy to use.
    The intuitive graphic interface is easy to follow and the rotary dial makes selecting a test mode simple. If you have DTX Fiber Modules installed, you can switch between copper and fiber at the touch of a button.

    A talk feature enables you to communicate with your test partner at the other end of the link over copper or fiber.

    Advanced diagnostics.
    The DTX-1800 features advanced troubleshooting capabilities. If a link fails, the tester provides quick and easy-to-understand directions, which identify the point of failure (distance from the tester) and the possible reason(s) for the failure.

    It not only tells you what the problem is, but also identifies corrective actions you can take to solve the problem quickly. Instead of spending time executing trial and error corrections—and retesting to find out whether the problem has been resolved—you know exactly where to look and what to do to fix the failing link.

    The cable tone generator generates tones that can be detected by a tone probe such as our Network Probe (TS155-R3). (For details, contact our FREE Tech Support.) The tones are generated on all pairs with a frequency of 440 to 831 Hz.

    Store and manage test results.
    The tester's internal memory stores up to 250 graphical CAT6 test results or up to 2000 reports in text format. A removable memory card stores up to another 300 graphical CAT6 test results. Just connect to the tester's USB port to download the test results to your PC.

    The LinkWare Software for PC (included with all models) enables you to quickly organize, edit, view, print, save, or archive test results by job site, customer, campus building, and more. You can merge test results into an existing database and then sort, search, and organize by any number of data fields or parameters.

    Intelligent construction.
    The DTX-1800 CableAnalyzer is portable, lightweight, and ergonomic, yet rugged enough for heavy use. The case is made of high-impact plastic with a shock-absorbing overmold that stands up to tough field conditions.

    The large, easy-to-read color display has a bright backlight and is 3.7" (9.4 cm) diagonally, 240 dots wide by 320 dots high.

    The tester has input protection to guard against continuous telco voltages and 100-mA overcurrent. Occasional ISDN overvoltages do not cause damage.

    The lithium ion battery has a 12-hour life for a full day of testing.

    Verify link connectivity and network availability!

    The DTX Network Service Module (DTX-NSM) (sold separately) works with the DTX-1800 to go one step beyond certifying each cabling link—it also verifies link connectivity and network availablility. Simply plug the module into the back of the cable analyzer's main unit. The DTX-NSM, when used with the cable analyzer, follows the most recent industry recommendations for documenting test results. After it certifies the cable links and verifies link connectivity and network availability, it creates one consolidated report that details results from all three test types.

    Test fiber, too!
    Just order the optional DTX Fiber Kits and you have fiber testing in your arsenal!

    Because the fiber modules are installed in a special compartment on the back of the DTX-1800 CableAnalyzer, they're always conveniently on-board—you never lose time searching for your fiber adapter. And unlike traditional fiber adapters that share an adapter with the twisted-pair connection, these fiber modules have their own dedicated digital interface. This means you can quickly switch between copper and fiber with a touch of a button.

    Just press the Autotest button and automatically test two fibers, each at two wavelengths. The test measures length and determines pass or fail status—all in about 12 seconds. The kits deliver complete Tier 1 certification: loss, length, and polarity. They validate fiber link performance and installation quality, measure optical loss at multiple wavelengths, measure fiber length, and verify polarity.
    What's included:
  • DTX-1800 CableAnalyzer (includes DTX-1800 Main Unit and Smart Remote)
  • LinkWare PC software
  • 16 MB MMC card
  • (2) CAT6/Class E permanent link adapters
  • (2) CAT6/Class E channel adapters
  • (2) headsets for talk
  • (2) AC chargers
  • Carrying case
  • USB interface cable (Mini Type B)
  • Serial RS-232 cable (DB9 to IEEE 1394)
  • User's manual

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    Cable Types STP, FTP, SSTP, and UTP LAN cabling: TIA CAT3, 4, 5, 5e, and 6: 100 ohms;
    ISO/IEC Class C and D: 100 ohms and 120 ohms;
    ISO/IEC Class E, 100W ISO/IEC Class F, 100 ohms;
    CAT6/Class E permanent link adapters plug type and life: shielded and unshielded cable; TIA CAT3, 4, 5, 5e, and 6 and ISO/IEC Class C, D, and E permanent link;
    CAT6/Class E channel adapters plug type and life: shielded and unshielded cable; TIA CAT3, 4, 5, 5e, and 6 and ISO/IEC Class C, D, and E channels
    Calibration Service-center calibration: 1 year
    DC Loop Resistance Test Parameter: twisted-pair cabling;
    Range: 0-53 ohms;
    Resolution: 0.1 ohms;
    Accuracy: +1 ohms + 1%
    Delay Skew Parameter: twisted-pair cabling;
    Range: 0-100 ns;
    Resolution: 1 ns;
    Accuracy: ±10 ns
    Languages Supported English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese
    Performance (at 100 Ohms) Meets or exceeds the requirements of Level IV as in draft 2nd Edition of IEC 61935-1; Exceeds Level III requirements of TIA/EIA-568-B.2-2 and IEC 61935-1; Compliant with Level IV requirements as in the draft 2nd edition of IEC 61935-1
    Range Single-ended test: 800 m (2624.6 ft.) with 0.1-m (0.3-ft.) resolution and ±1 m + 4% accuracy;
    Dual-ended test: 150 m (492.1 ft.) with 0.1-m (0.3-ft.) resolution and ±1 m + 4% accuracy
    Speed Autotest: Full 2-way Autotest of CAT6 twisted-pair links: <12 seconds;
    Full 2-way Autotest of ISO/IEC Class F links: 32 seconds
    Test Standards TIA CAT3 and 5e per TIA/EIA-568B; TIA CAT5 (1000BASE-T) per TIA TSB-95; TIA CAT6 per TIA/EIA-568B.2-1 (Addendum #1 to TIA/EIA-568B.2); ISO/IEC 11801 Class C, D, and E; ISO/IEC 11801 Class F; EN 50173 Class C, D, E; EN 50173 Class F;
    ANSI TP-PMD; IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T; IEEE 802.5 (STP cabling, IBM® Type 1, 150 ohms) Token Ring, 4 Mbps and 16 Mbps
    CE Approval Yes
    Power Main unit and remote: Lithium-ion battery pack: 7.4 V, 4000 mAh; Typical battery life: 12-14 hours; Charge time (with tester off): 4 hours (below 40° C);
    AC adapter/charger (US version): Input: 108-132 VAC, 60 Hz; Output: 15 VDC, 1.2 A
    Size Main unit and remote unit: 8.5"H x 4.4"W x 2.4"D (21.6 x 11.2 x 6.1 cm)
    Weight 2.4 lb. (1.1 kg) without adapter or module
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    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 1-800-316-7107.

    Accessory: DTX-10GKIT

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    Accessory: DTX-ACNA

    Fluke Networks DTX AC Charger (North American)

    Fluke Networks DTX AC Charger, North America

    Accessory: DTX-CASE

    Fluke Networks DTX CableAnalyzer Standard Carrying Case

    Fluke Networks DTX Standard Carrying Case for DTX Series

    Accessory: DTX-NSM

    Fluke Networks DTX CableAnalyzer Network Service Module

    Fluke Networks DTX CableAnalyzer™ Network Service Module

    Accessory: DTX-PLA001

    Fluke Networks DTX Universal Permanent Link Adapter

    Fluke Networks DTX Universal Permanent Link Adapter

    Accessory: DTX-SER

    Fluke Networks DTX Serial RS-232 Cable (DB9 to IEEE 1394)

    Fluke Networks DTX Serial RS-232 Cable (DB9 to IEEE 1394)

    Accessory: DTX-STRP

    Fluke Networks DTX Carrying Strap

    Fluke Networks DTX Carrying Strap

    Accessory: DTX-TSET

    Fluke Networks Headset for DSP and DTX CableAnalyzer Testers

    Fluke Networks® DTX Headset for DSP and DTX CableAnalyzer™ Testers

    Accessory: DTX-USB

    Fluke Networks DTX USB Interface Cable

    Fluke Networks® DTX USB Interface Cable, Mini 8-Pin

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    Weight: 16.125 lbs.
    HxWxD: 14.5 x 9.5 x 19 in.

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