AQ1300 Series 1G/10G Ethernet Multi Field Tester

The handheld AQ 1300 ethernet field tester for network path testing and maintenance is designed to improve work efficiency and quality. The AQ1300 offers excellent functionality and operability optimized for field testing. It's easy to operate, which prevents operational errors and stabilizes work quality for routine tasks such as network path testing. Powerful analysis functions help isolate failures during maintenance work.

This compact and lightweight handheld ethernet test set with functionality is optimized for the network path testing and maintenance of 10M to 10G Ethernet networks. Integrated functions and field optimized operations are in one compact box, designed to improve work efficiency and quality.

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AQ1300 10M 100M 1G 10G

World's Smallest-in-class 10GbE tester (AQ1300)

The AQ1300 is the world's smallest in-class 10G Portable Ethernet Tester. It offers exellent mobility for field work, reduces work load, and ensures work efficiency and safety.

  • A5- Size
  • Easy-to-carry robust structure suitable for field use
  • The light weight (Approx. 1.3 kg (2.9 lbs) makes it more comfortable to carry or hold in the hand at work

All functions in ONE for Network path test

All the functions needed for field performance testing are integrated into a compact unit. The functions are optimized to improve work efficiency in the field where work hours and working conditions are limited.

  • Optical and electrical measurement ports for 10M to 1G (AQ1301) and 10M to 10G (AQ1300) are available
  • Built-in Optical power meter (factory-installed option for the AQ1300)
  • Equipped with a variety of test functions to evaluate Ethernet performance, such as an ethernet throughput tester, latency measurement, bit error rate test, and PING test

More Efficient and Reliable Network Path Test

Network path testing or other routine work require not only work efficiency but also that workers of any skill level can carry out a proper test with the correct procedure and settings.
Automated tests using the setup files pre-loaded on the tester ensures consistent work quality.

  • Auto: Just select a setup file and run it to perform automatic measurement and save the measurement results
  • Auto (Remote): Link the two units as master and slave to run automatic tests
  • Remote Control: Control remotely from a PC via GUI

Powerful Failure Analysis Functions

The AQ1300 series provides a variety of functions to reproduce the user's traffic environment for more accurate troubleshooting.

  • Function to generate a variety of test frames to reproduce the real traffic environment
  • Tests with variable frame length and field, overload test, burst traffic test, and multi-flow test
  • Various physical layer analysis functions

Intuitive and Comfortable Graphical User Interface (GUI)

The screen is laid out so you can understand the information you need, like the setting items and setting states at a glance and a unified operating system offers stress-free operation.

  • All menu keys, operation buttons, and rotary knob are laid out on the right side to allow for single hand operation.
  • The operation system is optimized for practical use in network path testing and maintenance

Large LCD Screen

The large screen improves work efficiency and reduces operational errors and mistakes.

  • An easy-to-read large color LCD display (5.7-inch, 640 480 pixels)

All Functions in One for Field Testing

The AQ1300 series evaluates the performance of various devices, services, and network systems with an Ethernet interface. It can efficiently and accurately verify whether network systems and services meet the specified quality and functionality. If a failure occurs, it can detect the location and nature of the cause.

  • AQ1301: 10M to 1G, AQ1300: 10M to 10G
  • Test layer: L2, L3-IPv4, L3-IPv6
  • Major test items
    • Throughput, frame loss, latency, error frame, BERT (Bit Error Rate Test), QoS (Quality of Service), and PNG
  • L2/L3 loop back function
  • Pass/Fail judgment function

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Auto Test Mode

A test scenario that performs multiple tests sequentially can be easily created on a PC, uploaded to an AQ1300/1301, and then performed in the field. Tests are performed automatically and the measurement results are saved automatically. This mode requires minimal training from operator and thus ensures quality and consistent results.

  • A test with up to eight steps can be registered in one setup file
  • Up to 48 setup files can be registered with a tester
  • You can set whether to enable or disable changing each set parameter
  • You can set the pass/fail criterion for each test item

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Setup File Selection Screen

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Test Item Selection Screen

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In-band remote function

The in-band remote function allows the master unit to search for and control slave units located at the far end of the network using a test line to perform synchronized tests.

  • Search for multiple slave units in the same domain and generate a list of all devices
  • Master can send commands to the slaves to start/stop transmission and reception
  • Master can obtain the test results from the slave unit using the inband connection.

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Manual Test

The Manual Test is useful for troubleshooting and device verification to setup certain test conditions that are not available using Auto Test

  • Various test frames can be set using Frame Builder in the setup software
  • Variable frame length and variable field setting
  • Generate an overload exceeding 100% and burst traffic
  • Flexible multi-functional receive filter setting
  • Up to 72-hour statistical logging

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Layer 1 Analysis

Various physical layer tests can be performed on the spot to effectively analyze network failures caused by physical layer problems such as incompatibility of the transceiver module.

  • Optical power monitor function monitors the received optical power level
  • High-precision optical power meter on a dedicated port (factory option only available for the AQ1300)
  • RX frequency deviation measurement (The AQ1300/AQ1301 measures the frequency deviation of received signals)
  • Variable TX frequency (Variable frequency of the test signals transmitted from the AQ1300/AQ1301)
  • LFS generation/detection (only available for the AQ1300)
  • Link down detection

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Verify layer 3 network connectivity all the way down to the servers and equipment using a hardware-controlled accurate and reliable PING test.
• Hardware-controlled high-speed PING testing at 1 ms intervals
• IPv6 PING testing supported
• Up to 9999-byte jumbo frame PING testing supported
• Traceroute testing supported

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QoS Test

Easily verify the performance of networks that provide Quality of Service (QoS) functions such as priority forwarding and bandwidth control.

  • Performance evaluation of up to eight channels in Manual mode (up to four channels in Auto and Auto (Remote) modes)
  • Select the test type from VLAN-CoS, IP-v4-ToS, IPv6-Traffic Class, etc.
  • Set the pass/fail judgment conditions for each class
  • Monitor the sequence error for each class

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Sequence Error Checking Function

Packet sequence errors can be monitored by counting the number of out-of-order and duplicate packets for example.

  • Count of the number of out-of-order packets
  • Count of the number of duplicate packets
  • Count of the number of lost packets
  • Burst loss count

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RFC2544 Test Function

An automated test function in conformance with RFC2544, the standard benchmarking methodology for evaluation of Ethernet services and network systems performance.

  • Throughput : Maximum frame transfer rate without frame loss
  • Latency : Delay time of a frame
  • Frame loss rate : Incidence rate of frame loss with excess traffic
  • Back-to-back : Maximum burst value not causing a frame loss
  • Packet jitter : Relative variation of latency

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Remote Control Function

USB or LAN can be used as a remote control interface to perform remote control from a PC in a remote location. The front panel of the AQ1300/AQ1301 is displayed on the PC screen, so you can perform remote control with the same user interface as that of the AQ1300/AQ1301.

Front View

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Top View/Bottom View

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No, unfortunately due to the number of current fiber combinations, we do not stock optical fibers. There are many companies that specialize in optical fiber cords.

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