Fluke Networks DTX1800 Digital Cable Analyzer
*TIA Category 3, 5e, 6 per ANSI/TIA-568-C.2
*TIA Category 5 (1000BASE-T) per TIA TSB-95
*TIA Category 6 per TIA/EIA-568B.2-1
*TIA Category 6A per ANSI/TIA-568-C.2 (6A DTX-1800 only)
*TIA TSB-155 (DTX-1800 only)
*TR 24750 (DTX-1800 only)
*ISO/IEC 11801 Class C, D, and E
*ISO/IEC 11801 Class Ea, F (DTX-1800 only)
*EN 50173 Class C, D, E
*EN 50173 Class EA, F (DTX-1800 only)
*IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T
*IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T
Speed of Autotest
*Full 2-way Autotest of Category 6 Twisted-Pair links in 9 seconds
*Full 2-way Autotest of Category 6A and ISO/IEC Class F links in 22 seconds
DC Loop Resistance
Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
Return Loss (RL), RL @ Remote
NEXT, NEXT @ Remote
Attenuation-to-crosstalk Ratio (ACR-N), ACR-N @ Remote
ACR-F (ELFEXT), ACR-F @ Remote
Power Sum ACR-F (ELFEXT), PS ACR-F @ Remote
Power Sum NEXT, PS NEXT @ Remote
Power Sum ACR-N, PS ACR-N @ Remote
Power Sum Alien Near End Xtalk (PS ANEXT)
Power Sum Alien Attenuation Xtalk Ratio Far End (PS AACR-F)
Cable Tone Generator
Generates tones that can be detected by a tone probe such as a Fluke Networks IntelliTone probe. The tones are generated on all pairs. Frequency range on all pairs. Frequency range of tones: 440 Hz to 831 Hz
3.7 in (9.4 cm) diagonal, 240 dots wide by 320 dots high, passive color, transmissive LCD with backlight.
Protected against continuous telco voltages and 100 mA over-current. Occasional ISDN over-voltages will not cause damage.
High impact plastic with shock absorbing overmold
Main unit and Smart Remote: 8.5 in x 4.4 in x 2.4 in (21.6 cm x 11.2 cm x 6cm), nominal
32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
-4°F to 104°F (-20°C to 60°C)
Operating relative humidity (% RH without condensation)
32°F to 95 °F (0°C to 35°C): 0 % to 90 % 95°F to 113°F (35°C to 45°C): 0 % to 70 %
Random, 2 g, 5 Hz -500 Hz
1 m drop test with and without module and adapter attached
CSA C22.2 No. 1010.1: 1992 EN 61010-1 1st Edition Amendments 1, 2
Pollution Degree 2 as defined in IEC 60664 and applied to IEC 60950 "Safety of Information Technology Equipment, 1999"
Operating: 4000 m; Storage: 12000 m
Main unit and remote: Lithium-ion battery pack, 7.4 V, 4000 mAh
Typical battery life: 12 to 14 hours
Charge time (with tester off): 4 hours (below 40 °C)
AC adapter/charger, USA version: Linear power supply; Input 108 V ac to 132 V ac, 60 Hz ; Output 15 V dc, 1.2 A
AC adapter/charger, international version: Switching power supply; Input 90 V ac to 264 V ac, 48 to 62 Hz; Output 15 V dc, 1.2 A (isolated output)
Memory backup power in main unit: Lithium battery
Typical life of lithium battery: 5 years
The battery will not charge at temperatures outside of 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F). The battery charges at a reduced rate between 40°C and 45°C (104°F and 113°F).
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Czech, Polish, Swedish, Hungarian.
Service center calibration period is 1 year
Note: all specifications for tests on twisted-pair cabling apply to 100 ? cable. Contact Fluke Networks for information on measurement performance for cable with a different impedance.
The baseline accuracy of all DTX Series testers meets or exceeds the requirements of Level IV as in IEC 61935-1/Ed. 3 over the frequency range supported by the tester.
Category 6A/Class EA link test modes (and lower link categories)
DTX CableAnalyzer far exceeds Level III requirements of ANSI/TIA-1152 and IEC 61935-1/Ed.3
Class F link test modes
DTX-1800 is meets or exceeds the requirements of Level IV as in IEC 61935-1/Ed. 3.
Length for Twisted Pair Cabling
(Length specs do not include the uncertainty of the cable's NVP Value)
Dual-ended Test (Main and Remote)
800 m (2600 ft) - Single-ended Test
150 m (490 ft) - Dual-ended Test (Main and Remote)
0.1 m or 1 ft - Single-ended Test
0.1 m or 1 ft - Dual-ended Test (Main and Remote)
± (1m 4%) - Single-ended Test
± (1m 4%) - Dual-ended Test (Main and Remote)
Parameter Twisted Pair Cabling
Range 0 ns to 100 ns
Resolution 1 ns
Accuracy ± 10 ns
DC Loop Resistance Test Parameter :
Twisted Pair Cabling Range O ? to 53
Resolution 0.1 ?
Accuracy ± (1 ? 1%)
Overload Recovery Time Less than 10 minutes to rated accuracy following over-voltage. Referencing is required after repeated or prolonged over-voltage.