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T-BERD/MTS 5800, 5800-100G,
MSAM, CSAM, DMC, and SC 4800/
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  • Page 1 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide T-BERD/MTS 5800, 5800-100G, MSAM, CSAM, DMC, and SC 4800/ 4800P...
  • Page 3 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide T-BERD/MTS 5800, 5800-100G, MSAM, CSAM, DMC, and SC 4800/4800P Viavi Solutions 1-844-GO-VIAVI www.viavisolutions.com...
  • Page 4 Copyright/Trademarks © Copyright 2018 Viavi Solutions Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this guide may be reproduced or transmitted, electronically or otherwise, without written permission of the publisher. Viavi Solutions and the Viavi logo are trademarks of Viavi Solutions Inc.
  • Page 5 – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. In order to maintain compliance with the limits of a Class A digital device Viavi requires that quality interface cables be used when connecting to this equipment. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Viavi could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
  • Page 6 Viavi has established a take-back processes in compliance with the EU Waste Elec- trical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, 2012/19/EU, and the EU Battery Directive, 2006/66/EC. Instructions for returning waste equipment and batteries to Viavi can be found in the WEEE section of Viavi's Standards and Policies web page.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents About this Guide Purpose and scope ............xvi Assumptions .
  • Page 8 ............25 Viavi recommended optical adapters and transceivers .
  • Page 9 Contents Turning off the instrument ..........59 Charging the battery .
  • Page 10 Contents Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test ............90 Understanding synchronization requirements .
  • Page 11 Contents Running multiple tests ........... . 125 Restrictions .
  • Page 12 Contents Using a Bluetooth audio device ..........154 Disconnecting and unpairing Bluetooth devices .
  • Page 13 Contents Physical specifications ..........178 Power supply specifications .
  • Page 14 Contents DS1 electrical specifications ..........212 Receivers.
  • Page 15 Contents Optical Specifications ..........240 CFP2 Interface .
  • Page 16 ..........263 Returning equipment to Viavi .
  • Page 17 About this Guide This preface explains how to use this Getting Started Guide. Topics discussed in this chapter include the following: • “Purpose and scope” on page xvi • “Assumptions” on page xvi • “Terminology” on page xvi • “Related information” on page xix •...
  • Page 18: About This Guide

    About this Guide Purpose and scope Purpose and scope The purpose of this manual is to help you successfully use the features and capabilities of the Dual Module Carrier (DMC), Transport Module, Multi-Service Application Module (MSAM), and 100 G Service Application Module (CSAM) for the T-BERD ⁄ MTS 8000, 6000A, and 5800 platforms as well as each of the members of the T-BERD ⁄...
  • Page 19 About this Guide Terminology • Assembly — Used throughout this manual to refer to a complete set of compo- nents assembled as an instrument and used for testing. – DMC assembly, consisting of a T-BERD ⁄ MTS 8000 base unit, an interme- diary Dual Module Carrier (DMC), and up to two MSAMs with up to four Phys- ical Interface Modules (PIMs, two per MSAM), or up to two CSAMs (requires a DMC2).
  • Page 20: Transceivers

    T-BERD / MTS 5800-100G and 5882. • Viavi Ethernet test set — A test set marketed by Viavi and designed to transmit an Acterna Test Packet (ATP) payload. These packets carry a time stamp used to calculate a variety of test results. The FST-2802 TestPad, the SmartClass Ethernet tester, the HST with an Ethernet SIM, the T-BERD/MTS 6000A MSAM, the T-BERD ⁄...
  • Page 21: Line Rates And Signals

    5800-100G, and Smart Class 4800/4800P. It provides basic instructions for assem- bling the instrument components, setting up the instrument, instrument specifications, and contact information for Viavi’s Technical Assistance Center (TAC). Read this manual carefully before connecting your instrument to the circuit you are testing.
  • Page 22: Conventions

    About this Guide Conventions • The T-BERD/MTS/SC Ethernet and Fibre Channel Testing Guide for the T-BERD 5800 family of instruments, MSAM, and CSAM. For SC 4800/4800P only Ethernet, IP, TCP/UDP and IP Video are applicable. The manual provides detailed instructions for testing on each of the listed networks. It also explains how to run key scripts and describes each of the available test results.
  • Page 23 About this Guide Conventions Table 1 Text formatting and other typographical conventions (Continued) Item(s) Example(s) Text you must type exactly as – Restart the applications on the server using shown into a command line the following command: interface, text file, or a GUI text $BASEDIR/startup/npiu_init field.
  • Page 24: Safety And Compliance Information

    For a 5800 and 4800 instruments, refer to the T-BERD ⁄ MTS 5800, SC 4800 and TEM Safety Information document that is shipped with the instrument. Technical assistance If you require technical assistance, call 1-844-GO-VIAVI. For the latest TAC informa- tion, go to http://www.viavisolutions.com/en/services-and-support/support/technical- assistance.
  • Page 25: Overview

    “About the CSAM Assembly” on page 14 • “About the MSAM Assembly” on page 17 • “About the DMC Assembly” on page 24 • “Viavi recommended optical adapters and transceivers” on page 25 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide March 2018 22046561, Rev. 016 Page 1...
  • Page 26: About The Instruments

    Chapter 1 Overview About the instruments About the instruments The T-BERD / MTS MSAM, CSAM, 5800, 5800-100G are all-in-one test solutions for the following networks: • T-Carrier (DS1 and DS3) • PDH (E1 through E4) • SONET (STS-1 through OC-192) •...
  • Page 27 Chapter 1 Overview Features and capabilities • Ethernet interface support — Ability to test circuits from a variety of Ethernet inter- faces (10/100/1000 Mbps Electrical through 100M and 1 GigE optical circuits), 10 GigE LAN and WAN, and 100 GigE optical circuits at 850 nm, 1310 nm, and 1550 nm.
  • Page 28: Configuring Your Instrument

    Chapter 1 Overview Configuring your instrument • VLAN, Q-in-Q, VPLS, MPLS, and stacked VLAN up to 8 tags encapsulation support — The ability to transmit and analyze VLAN, Q-in-Q, VPLS, MPLS and stacked VLAN up to 8 tags encapsulated Ethernet traffic. •...
  • Page 29: Unpacking The Components

    Unpacking the components • AC power adapter — A power adapter designed specifically for use with your instrument is included. Use only the Viavi AC Power Adapter that shipped with your particular instrument. For details, refer to “Powering the instrument” on page •...
  • Page 30: Inspecting The Components For Damage

    After you unpack the components, examine the connectors, ports, LEDs, and screen for damage. Be sure to check the top, bottom, and front panels. If you find damage, contact Viavi Customer Care at 1-844-GO-VIAVI. For the latest TAC information, go to http://www.viavisolutions.com/en/services-and-support/support/tech-...
  • Page 31: Optional Expansion Modules

    Refer to the 8000 Base Unit User Manual or 6000A Base Unit User Manual for a list of accessories offered for the base unit. NOTE: For additional information about available configurations, options, and ser- vices, contact your local Viavi representative or contact Viavi via the com- pany web site, www.viavisolutions.com. Optional Expansion Modules Table 5 lists the available optional expansion modules for the product families and test instruments that are supported in this manual.
  • Page 32: About The T-Berd / Mts 5800 And Sc 4800

    NOTE: For additional information about the expansion modules that are available for your test instrument, contact your local Viavi representative, or contact Viavi via the company web site, www.viavisolutions.com. Data sheets with specifications and product family brochures are also available on the site.
  • Page 33: Configuring The T-Berd / Mts 5800 And Sc 4800

    Chapter 1 Overview About the T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 technician to install and maintain new elements and services using one integrated instrument. Figure 1 T-BERD / MTS 5800-100G Figure 2 SC 4800 Configuring the T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 The T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 units are factory-configured to meet your testing requirements.
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 Overview About the T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 Table 6 describes the available configurations. Table 6 T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC4800 configurations Catalog Number Configuration TB/MTS-5801 T-BERD / MTS 5800 Single Port Test Instrument TB/MTS-5802 T-BERD / MTS 5800 Dual Port Test Instrument TB/MTS-5812 T-BERD / MTS 5800 10g and Dual Port Test Instrument...
  • Page 35: Exploring The Sc 4800 And T-Berd / Mts 5800

    To discuss a specific configuration or to order accessories for your 5800 or 4800, contact Viavi Customer Care or your regional sales office. Contact information for regional sales headquarters is provided on the back cover of this manual. You can also contact Viavi through the company web site, www.viavisolutions.com.
  • Page 36 Chapter 1 Overview About the T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 Figure 4 SC 4800P connector panel 10/100/1000M connector A 10/100/1000M connector allows you to connect the SC 4800 to an electrical Ethernet circuit to transmit and analyze traffic. SFP+ connector The SFP+ connector allows you to connect the SC 4800 to 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 100 FX, or 100M Ethernet circuit to transmit and then analyze traffic.
  • Page 37: T-Berd / Mts 5800

    Chapter 1 Overview About the T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 T-BERD / MTS 5800 The connector panel of the T-BERD / MTS 5800 provides the connectors and SFP+ connectors (and QSFP/CFP4 on 5800-100G) used to connect the instrument to the circuit for testing.
  • Page 38: About The Csam Assembly

    Chapter 1 Overview About the CSAM Assembly E1 connectors Two unbalanced 75 Ohm BNC receivers, and one unbalanced 75 Ohm BNC transmitter allow you to connect the instrument to an E1 (2M) circuit to transmit and analyze traffic. The Rx 2 receiver can be used as the input for a SETS signal or an E1 reference clock. E1 RJ 48 transmitter/receiver One balanced 120 Ohm RJ 48 transmitter/receiver allows you to connect the 5800 to an E1 (2M) circuit to transmit and analyze traffic.
  • Page 39: Exploring The Csam Connector Panel

    If you ordered a CSAM that provides CFP or QSFP+ connectors; associated transceivers (and potentially CFP adapters) are required. A variety of Viavi-approved adapters and transceivers are available. For assembly instructions, see “Inserting MSAMs or CSAMs into the 6000A base unit or DMC”...
  • Page 40: External Clock Reference And Clock Out/1Pps Connectors

    SRx interfaces are based on multimode ribbon cables and use MPO connectors. MSA compliant QSFP+ transceivers (with a 40GBASE-SR4 interface) and a CFP2 to QSFP28 adapter (with a 100GBASE-SR4 interface) have been qualified by Viavi for use with the CSAM. CFP transceivers and adapters (with a 100GBASE-SR10 inter- face) have also been qualified.
  • Page 41: Sfp+ Connectors

    Chapter 1 Overview About the MSAM Assembly 100GBASE-SR10 interfaces use double row MPO connectors with 24 fiber termina- tions (as illustrated in Figure Figure 9 24-fiber MPO connector SFP+ connectors Two SFP connectors allow you to connect the CSAM to a SONET, SDH, 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 100 FX, 100M, or 1, 2, or 4 Gigabit Fibre Channel circuit to transmit and then analyze traffic during testing.
  • Page 42 If you ordered an SFP or XFP PIM, the transceivers are required. A variety of Viavi-approved SFP and XFP transceivers are available for each PIM. The plug in panel of each MSAM provides one or more physical interface module (PIM) ports.
  • Page 43: Msam Chassis

    Chapter 1 Overview About the MSAM Assembly MSAM chassis Each MSAM chassis provides the application module software, one or two PIM ports, and a 75 OHM BNC connector (used for external timing). Several types of chassis are available; therefore, your unit may not have both of the ports illustrated in Figure Figure 12 MSAM chassis (dual port with XFP and SFP PIMs) MSAM chassis...
  • Page 44: Usb Connector

    About the MSAM Assembly USB connector The MSAMv2 USB connector provides analog audio using a Viavi analog headset and USB-to-analog adapter. When using the MSAMv2, the audio from the MSAMv2 is used (USB audio from the base unit is disabled). USB 2.0 is not supported. For best audio quality, the switch on the headset should be set to the lowest position (the smallest of the three dots, closest to the wire).
  • Page 45 Chapter 1 Overview About the MSAM Assembly Table 8 MSAM PIMs (Continued) Compatible Catalog Number Description Chassis CPE4STM1BNC E4/STM-1e jitter capable PIM with BNC connector An E4/STM1(e) PIM is shown in Figure 18 on page CPSFP SFP PIM Provides two transceiver ports, allowing you to insert two transceivers designed to support different wavelengths.
  • Page 46 Chapter 1 Overview About the MSAM Assembly Figure 14 Diphase PIM Photos of the DS1, E1 BNC, E1 RJ-48, E3/DS3/STS-1, and E4/STM-1e PIMs are provided in Figure 15 on page 22 through Figure 18 on page Figure 15 DS1 PIM T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 22 22046561, Rev.
  • Page 47 Chapter 1 Overview About the MSAM Assembly Figure 16 E1 BNC PIM Figure 17 E3/DS3/STS-1 PIM Figure 18 E4/STM1(e) PIM T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide March 2018 22046561, Rev. 016 Page 23...
  • Page 48: Restrictions

    T-BERD ⁄ MTS 8000 base unit satisfies the requirements stated in Table 9 on page If your base unit does not satisfy the DMC requirements, contact Viavi Customer Care for instructions on returning the base unit for a factory upgrade. For details, see “Returning equipment to Viavi”...
  • Page 49: Restrictions

    A list of recommended optics can be found by selecting Recommended Optics from the Help menu. Or you can obtain the list by contacting Viavi Customer Care, or con- tacting Viavi via the company web site, www.viavisolutions.com.
  • Page 50 Chapter 1 Overview Viavi recommended optical adapters and transceivers T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 26 22046561, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 51: Assembling Your Instrument

    Assembling Your Instrument Chapter 2 This chapter explains how to assemble the components of your T-BERD / MTS 5800, MSAM, or CSAM before testing. Topics discussed in this chapter include the following: • “Preparing for assembly” on page 28 • “Connecting a DMC to a base unit”...
  • Page 52: Preparing For Assembly

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Preparing for assembly Preparing for assembly Before you unpack the components that comprise your test instrument, review the following instructions in Chapter 1 “Overview”: • “Unpacking the components” on page 5 • “Inspecting the components for damage” on page 6 Connecting a DMC to a base unit Before connecting your DMC to a T-BERD ⁄...
  • Page 53: Required Tools

    To verify the CPU speed and DRAM, select the Services Data soft key. Under Services Data, check the CPU speed and the Memory. If your base unit does not meet the requirements stated above, contact Viavi Customer Care for assistance.
  • Page 54: Connecting The Components

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Connecting a DMC to a base unit Connecting the components To connect the DMC to a base unit Verify that power is OFF on your base unit and the power adapter is unplugged. Using the large flat blade screwdriver, loosen each of the 4 slotted bolts on the back panel of the battery module (attached to the base unit).
  • Page 55 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Connecting a DMC to a base unit These connectors must be aligned carefully before connecting the module to the base unit. Figure 22 DMC Mating Connector DMC Mating Connector To align the connectors properly, place the base unit with the screen side down on your work surface.
  • Page 56 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Connecting a DMC to a base unit Starting at the upper right corner, do the following: Using the hex key that you removed from the battery module, tighten screws 1 through 4 (in the sequence illustrated in Figure 23) until you feel a slight resistance.
  • Page 57: Connecting Two Dmcs To A Base Unit

    If you intend to connect two DMCs to a base unit for testing, verify that you are using an AC power adapter that can support your instrument assembly. To discuss the vari- ous power adapters available for your instrument, contact Viavi Customer Care, or contact Viavi via the company web site, www.viavisolutions.com.
  • Page 58 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Connecting a DMC to a base unit Using the large flat blade screwdriver, loosen each of the 4 slotted bolts on the back panel of the battery module (attached to the base unit), and then gently remove the battery module.
  • Page 59: Inserting Msams Or Csams Into The 6000A Base Unit Or Dmc

    MSAM requirements Before inserting an MSAM into a DMC, verify that the MSAM is labeled as DMC- compatible. If it is not, you must return it to Viavi for a factory upgrade before using it with a DMC. DMC-compatible MSAMs can be inserted into any T-BERD ⁄ MTS 6000A base unit or DMC;...
  • Page 60 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Inserting MSAMs or CSAMs into the 6000A base unit or DMC Hold the MSAM or CSAM with the exterior panel facing towards you. The thumb screws should be at the top of the panel. Figure 25 MSAM inserted into the DMC chassis Screw Ejection Ejection...
  • Page 61: Inserting, Removing, And Swapping Pims In The Msam

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Inserting, removing, and swapping PIMs in the MSAM Figure 27 DMC with CSAM inserted (left) and MSAM v2 inserted (right) Using the screwdriver, tighten each screw. You can also use your fingers to tighten the screws; however, using the screwdriver will ensure a more secure connection.
  • Page 62 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Inserting, removing, and swapping PIMs in the MSAM To insert a PIM into the MSAM Verify that the MSAM is designed to support the PIM that you intend to insert by doing the following: – If you are inserting an SFP PIM, it will work with any available MSAM chassis, in any port.
  • Page 63: Removing A Pim

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Inserting, removing, and swapping PIMs in the MSAM After verifying that the port is designed to support the same physical interface(s) as the PIM, align the PIM with the transceiver cages facing you, and the internal connectors facing down towards the interior of the port.
  • Page 64: Swapping Pims

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Attaching an expansion module to the 5800v2/100G and 5882 Pull the PIM out of the ports. The PIM is removed from the MSAM chassis. Swapping PIMs If you need to swap PIMs during testing, you must turn the BERT (MSAM) module off, remove one PIM, and then insert another.
  • Page 65 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Attaching an expansion module to the 5800v2/100G and 5882 Remove the four screws that hold the back cover in place. Lift off the back cover to expose the connector. Notice the hinges on the module. T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide March 2018 22046537, Rev.
  • Page 66 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Attaching an expansion module to the 5800v2/100G and 5882 Insert the module hinges into the instrument at about a 45 to 60 degree angle. Pivot the module down towards the connector. Seat the module into the connector with slight pressure. T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 42 22046537, Rev.
  • Page 67: Handling Cfp Adapters And Transceivers

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Handling CFP adapters and transceivers Tighten the screws on the module. Power up the instrument. Menus related to the attached module are now available. Handling CFP adapters and transceivers Inserting a CFP adapter CFP adapters allow you to use a port designed to support a larger CFP transceiver for a smaller CFP transceiver.
  • Page 68 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Handling CFP adapters and transceivers Or, you can insert a CFP2 to QSFP28 adapter (shown in Figure 32) into the CFP2 port of the CSAM. Figure 32 CFP2 to QSFP28 Adapter NOTE: Details concerning the inserted adapter used for the currently selected applica- tion appear on the CFP2 Interface setup tab.
  • Page 69: Inserting A Cfp, Cfp2, Or Cfp4 Transceiver

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Handling CFP adapters and transceivers The CFP adapter is inserted. Inserting a CFP, CFP2, or CFP4 transceiver Figure 33 through Figure 35 show the CFP transceivers used to perform 40G and/or 100G out-of-service testing over fiber circuits using your instrument. Figure 33 CFP transceiver Figure 34 CFP2 transceiver Figure 35 CFP4 transceiver...
  • Page 70 Obtain a transceiver that supports the physical interface you intend to test. If you are not certain which interfaces a particular transceiver supports, refer to the list of Viavi Recommended Optics. If you can not locate the sheet, in most instances an online search using the model number (printed on the transceiver label) will result in a number of hits providing specifications for the transceiver.
  • Page 71: Removing A Cfp, Cfp2, Or Cfp4 Transceiver

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Handling CFP adapters and transceivers The transceiver is inserted; be certain to cover the optical connector openings when they are not in use. NOTE: Laser warm up requirement When testing 10 Gigabit, 40 Gigabit and 100 Gigabit optical circuits, some lasers (particularly 1550 nm lasers) are temperature stabilized;...
  • Page 72: Handling Sfp/Sfp+, Xfp, And Qsfp+ Transceivers

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Handling SFP/SFP+, XFP, and QSFP+ transceivers Handling SFP/SFP+, XFP, and QSFP+ transceivers If you have a 5800, CSAM, MSAM chassis, you can insert transceivers designed for testing a variety of optical circuits. Examples of SFP and QSFP transceivers are provided in Figure 36 Figure...
  • Page 73 • Use only the transceivers and adapters that shipped with your instrument, or those that are identified on the list of Viavi supported optics that shipped with your instrument. The recommended optics are also available on your instrument by selecting Help > Recommended Optics. Many of these transceivers and adapters can be purchased from Viavi.
  • Page 74: Removing An Sfp/Sfp+, Xfp, Or Qsfp+ Transceiver

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Handling SFP/SFP+, XFP, and QSFP+ transceivers CAUTION: DAMAGE TO UNIT If you feel any resistance when first inserting the transceiver into the cage, do not force it any further. The bottom of the transceiver may be obstructed by the latch tab in the cage, and forcing it any further may damage the cage.
  • Page 75: Attaching An External Optical Connector

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Attaching an external optical connector Open the bail-clasp latch (as illustrated in Figure 39), and grasp the latch and pull gently upwards to remove the transceiver from the cage. Figure 39 Transceiver (SFP shown) with open bail-clasp latch The transceiver is removed.
  • Page 76: Disconnecting The Dmc

    Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Disconnecting the DMC Disconnecting the DMC Before disconnecting the DMC from the base unit, review the “Key principles” on page 28 for assembling the instrument. The same principals apply when disassembling the various components. Required tools Large, flat blade screwdriver You will need a large, flat blade screwdriver to remove the battery module.
  • Page 77 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Disconnecting the DMC Disconnect the DMC from the base unit by gently pressing upwards on the two lower bumpers of the base unit as illustrated in Figure 40 on page Figure 40 Bumpers (Base Unit) Press Up Bumpers IMPORTANT: When lifting the base unit, be certain to apply force directly over the base unit mating connector (illustrated in...
  • Page 78 Chapter 2 Assembling Your Instrument Disconnecting the DMC T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 54 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 79: Getting Started

    Getting Started Chapter 3 This chapter explains how to start using your instrument, and describes the user inter- face. Topics discussed in this chapter include the following: • “Powering the instrument” on page 56 • “Launching the MSAM or CSAM” on page 60 •...
  • Page 80: Powering The Instrument

    T-BERD ⁄ MTS 8000 base unit, you must connect the AC power adapter that shipped with the DMC. To discuss the various power adapters available for your instrument, contact Viavi Customer Care, or contact Viavi via the company web site,www.viavisolutions.com.
  • Page 81 Chapter 3 Getting Started Powering the instrument Figure 42 shows the label on the adapter that shipped with the T-BERD/MTS 5800v1 test instruments. Figure 42 Adapter label Figure Figure 44 Figure 45 show the labels provided on the adapters that ship with the DMC and MSAM.
  • Page 82 Chapter 3 Getting Started Powering the instrument Figure 44 MSAM Adapter label Figure 45 40/100G Power Adapter label T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 58 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 83: Using The Ac Power Adapter

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Powering the instrument Using the AC power adapter To supply power using the AC power adapter Verify that the AC power adapter is the one that shipped with your application module, DMC, 5800 or 4800 (see “Verifying that you have the correct adapter”...
  • Page 84: 6000A Charge Led

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Launching the MSAM or CSAM automatically charge the battery because the power supplied via the AC Adapter is required to: • Support high speed applications (for example, OTU2, OTU3, and OTU4 applica- tions). • Support multiple tests running concurrently; particularly when using an MSAM with an XFP SIM.
  • Page 85: About The Jitter Icon

    – If the Transport Module, MSAM, or CSAM was not launched during your last test session (when you turned the power OFF), the Viavi BERT MODULES STARTUP screen appears, instructing you to press the SYSTEM/HOME button. Proceed to step Press the SYSTEM/HOME button.
  • Page 86: Navigating The User Interface

    The interface highlights the icon in yellow, and the MSAM or CSAM launches. Press the RESULTS button. The Viavi BERT MODULES STARTUP screen appears, indicating how far the software load has progressed. When the load reaches 100%, the Main screen appears.
  • Page 87: Menu Bar

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface For descriptions of the physical control buttons on the front panel of the base unit, refer to the 8000 Base Unit User Manual or the 6000A Base Unit User Manual. Menu Bar The menu bar provides the following menus: Test Use the options listed on the Test menu to select your test application.
  • Page 88: Setup/Results

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface Setup/Results The top key (Setup/Results) is used to toggle between the Setup screens and the Main (Result) screen. When the Main screen is displayed, the Setup key appears; when the setup screens are displayed, the Results key appears. For descriptions of setup parameters and test results, refer to the testing manual for your instrument.
  • Page 89: Message Box

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface Message Box The Message Box displays the duration of the currently running test and indicates whether any messages related to the test have been generated (for example, to alert you that loop ups are successful, or that your instrument has been synchronized to a particular external timing source).
  • Page 90: Signal Structure

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface Signal Structure If you are running a SONET, SDH, or OTN application, a Signal Structure tab appears to the right of the Quick Config tab. When selected, the tab shows the structure of the signal transmitted from the unit to the device under test (DUT) and then to another device on the far end of the circuit (typically another test instrument).
  • Page 91: Current And History Leds

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface You can collapse and expand an LED panel by tapping the panel name (for example, SONET or Ethernet). Figure 49 illustrates the LEDs supporting a 1GigE Layer 4 Traffic test application. Figure 49 100GigE Layer 4 Traffic LEDs When you set up your instrument, you can indicate that the LEDs should emulate those displayed on the user interface of the FST-2000 TestPad or the ANT platform.
  • Page 92: Leds For Muxed Payloads

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface LEDs for muxed payloads When testing muxed payloads, panels appear for each of the payloads (in addition to the LEDs for the interface rate). For example, if you are testing an E1 BERT payload carried in a DS3 signal, a DS3 panel and a E1 panel appear.
  • Page 93: Result Buttons

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Navigating the user interface Result Buttons Group and Category buttons are provided at the top of each result window. The Group button on the left allows you to select the type of results you want to observe (for example, Summary results);...
  • Page 94: Setting Up The Instrument

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument Setting up the instrument Setting up the instrument involves loading new software upgrades or options, setting up the screen saver, specifying a printer for the instrument, and indicating whether you want your LEDs displayed using the format used on the FST-2000 TestPad format, or the format used on the ANT platform.
  • Page 95: Setting The Date And Time

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument In the Language box, select the language for the user interface. The formatting standard changes automatically. In the Samples for selected formatting box, the date, time, and number formatting appear. If you want to change the formatting standard, click the Change format- ting standard box, and then select a country.
  • Page 96: Changing The Remote Access Password

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument The System screen appears. Select Date and Time. Specify the Region, Country, and Area, and if you wish to do so, click the check box for Automatically adjust for daylight savings time. Under Current Date &...
  • Page 97: Setting Up The Display

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument The Battery Status page indicates the charge level (both in percentage under the battery and the color of the battery), whether the adapter is plugged in, and indi- cates the battery temperature range. Setting up the display Setting up the display includes setting the screen brightness and setting up the screen saver.
  • Page 98: Customizing The User Interface Look And Feel

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument Click the check box next to Screen saver password if you wish to enable a screen saver password (a password is required to close the screen saver and resume using the instrument). Make a note of the password and put it somewhere safe.
  • Page 99: Viewing Or Installing Options

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument The Customize User Interface Look and Feel screen appears. Set Result/Setup Terminology to TestPad or ANT mode. Select Close to store the result mode and return to the Main screen. The test results mode is specified. Viewing or installing options Your instrument may come with software options installed or you may order them later and install yourself.
  • Page 100: Loading Upgrades

    Loading upgrades Software upgrades can be loaded from storage media such as a CD-ROM or a USB memory key. To obtain the latest software release for your unit, contact your local Viavi sales office. Refer to the instructions provided with the software upgrades for details.
  • Page 101: Synchronizing To The Stratasync Server

    Synchronizing to the StrataSync server To automatically obtain the latest configuration settings, software options, updates and ownership registration information, the instrument may be synchronized with a Viavi server via the Internet with an optional subscription-based service called StrataSync. In addition to the latest operating software, the synchronization also stores any user files saved to the unit’s hard drive on the StrataSync server.
  • Page 102 Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the instrument • After syncing with the StrataSync server, your test instrument sends identifying information about the hardware and software that currently comprise the instru- ment. If the configuration information contained on the server is newer than that on the test instrument, the server will be considered to be the most up-to-date.
  • Page 103: Specifying A Printer For The Instrument

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Connecting your instrument to the circuit Specifying a printer for the instrument After specifying a printer for the instrument, you can print the following for the currently running test application: • The display • The setup parameters •...
  • Page 104: Configuring Expert Optical Settings

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Configuring Expert Optical settings To connect your instrument to the circuit If you are testing on an optical circuit, insert a Viavi recommended optical connector, transceiver and/or adapter into the supporting port on the instrument’s connector panel (see “Viavi recommended optical adapters and transceivers”...
  • Page 105 Chapter 3 Getting Started Configuring Expert Optical settings If you enabled QSFP Expert mode in Step 4 and the QSFP is capable of bypassing transmit or receive clock data recovery (CDR), if you want to bypass CDR, do the following: –...
  • Page 106 Chapter 3 Getting Started Configuring Expert Optical settings This inverts the polarity of the data from the FPGA transceiver to the CFP. This is a special case feature that may be necessary for use with electrical- breakout or other evaluation CFPs. Specify whether to reset the FIFO on the transmit path (Reset Tx FIFO) of the CFP.
  • Page 107: Browsing The Web

    PC, it will allow access to a company intra-net or work order system as well as access to Viavi provided web resources on the instru- ment. It runs over the Ethernet management interface.
  • Page 108: Playing Videos

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Playing videos Select Enable wireless adapter. Select the wireless network to connect to. If it is a private network, a lock icon appears. You must enter the correct password to access the private network. If you want the instrument to forget the wireless network password as soon as it connects, select the Forget Network button at the bottom right of the screen.
  • Page 109: Setting Up The Job Manager

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the Job Manager Select Open File, then browse to locate the video that you want to play. Select the video file, then select Open. The video plays. Setting up the Job Manager The Job Manager allows you to specify the information to be included whenever you run a test and generate a report.
  • Page 110: Job Manager Test Plan86

    Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the Job Manager Specify the Customer Name, Job Number, Technician ID, and Location. The report information is specified, and will be retained until you change it. Job Manager Test Plan The Test Plan section provides a list of planned test items associated with a job, including the test type to be performed, reference information, and the pass/fail status.
  • Page 111 Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the Job Manager The Pass/Fail status is updated when the report for a planned test item is created. To associate a report to a planned test item, you need to match the reference information entered for the current test with the reference information specified in the desired planned test item.
  • Page 112 Chapter 3 Getting Started Setting up the Job Manager T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 88 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 113: Chapter 4 Basic Testing

    Basic Testing Chapter 4 This chapter explains basic testing concepts and procedures common to each test. Topics discussed in this chapter include the following: • “Preparing to test” on page 90 • “Step 1: Selecting a test application” on page 109 •...
  • Page 114: Preparing To Test

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Preparing to test Before testing, Viavi recommends: • Verifying that you have the correct cables, connectors, transceivers, or adapters required to connect to the circuit. • Determining whether you need to synchronize near and far end instruments to a high accuracy timing reference before beginning the test.
  • Page 115: About Cdma Receivers

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test About CDMA receivers CDMA base stations are synchronized to GPS time provided by a GPS Satellite; the time is then broadcast to the CDMA receivers connected to your instruments. Alterna- tively, if your instruments use GPS receivers, the receivers obtain highly accurate timing information directly from a GPS Satellite (there is no intermediary base station).
  • Page 116: About Gps Receivers

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test To connect a CDMA receiver to your instrument Connect the ToD signal between the CDMA receiver and the MST6000 or MST8000. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the serial RJ-45 port of the CDMA receiver.
  • Page 117: Connecting The Gps Receiver To Your Instrument

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Connecting the GPS receiver to your instrument To connect the TM4-M GPS receiver to your instrument Connect the 1PPS signal between the GPS receiver and the instrument. – If you are connecting to a MSAM v1, connect the BNC to BNC cable from “OUT B”...
  • Page 118 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Figure 56 GPS Reference Timing Connection Diagram - MSAM v1 in MTS8000v1 Figure 57 GPS Reference Timing Connection Diagram - MSAM v1 in MTS8000v2 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 94 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 119 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Figure 58 GPS Reference Timing Connection Diagram - 5800v1 Figure 59 GPS Reference Timing Connection Diagram - 5800v2 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide March 2018 22046537, Rev. 016 Page 95...
  • Page 120 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Figure 60 GPS Connection Diagram - CSAM Connect the ToD signal between the GPS receiver and the instrument. – For an 8000v1, connect the DB9-DB9 cable from the “Time Port” on the GPS receiver to the DB9 connector on the T-BERD ⁄...
  • Page 121 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Figure 61 GPS Connection Diagram - MSAMv2 w/ MTS6000A Figure 62 GPS Connection Diagram - MSAM v2 in MTS8000v1 Figure 63 GPS Connection Diagram - MSAM v2 in MTS8000v2 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide March 2018 22046537, Rev.
  • Page 122: Configuring Gps As The Time Source

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Repeat step 1 step 2 on the second instrument. Verify that it is synchronized with GPS time by checking the GPS Sync and 1 PPS Sync LEDs. When synchronized, the LEDs will be illuminated. The 1PPS minimum pulse width that can be detected is 20 μs The GPS receivers are now connected.
  • Page 123: Preparing For Optical Testing

    Before testing on optical circuits using the instrument, consider the following: • Only use the optical adapters and transceivers that shipped with your instrument, or optics that you purchased from Viavi as accessories. A list of Viavi supported optics shipped with your instrument. •...
  • Page 124: Verifying Supported Line Rates

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Verifying supported line rates Before testing, verify that the optic can support the line rate for the circuit that you are testing. Press the Setup soft key. Select Interface, then view the Connector tab. The recommended rates are listed.
  • Page 125 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test To tune an SFP+ or XFP transceiver Verify whether your transceiver supports tuning by viewing the Connector Setup. This screen varies depending on the device. The first two lines under the SFP or XFP tab relate to the tunable characteristics of the transceiver.
  • Page 126: Testing Optics And Cables

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test (50 GHz spacing) and wavelength (50 nm spacing) value. The tuning method with the smallest difference to the user selected value will be used to tune the transceiver. To specify the tuning on the Main screen, do the following: Press the Result soft key.
  • Page 127: 5800-100G And 5800V2

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Testing Active Optical Cables and Direct Attach Copper cables using T- BERD/MTS 5800-100G and 5800v2 An active optical cable (AOC) is a multimode fiberized cable with pluggable optic cages such as QSFP or SFP, permanently mated to both ends. Figure 64 AOC Cable Direct Attach Copper (DAC) is a similar device but with copper cables.
  • Page 128 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Figure 65 Selecting Optics Self-Test. On the next screen you have three configuration options: Edit Previous Configu- ration, Load Configuration from a Profile, and Start a New Configuration (reset to defaults), each with a Go button. Pick your option by clicking the Go next to it.
  • Page 129 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test correctly optioned dual port units. It launches the appropriate test application to test a cable from port 1 to port 2. Any application already running on the other port will be closed. For both the Cables test and Optics Self-Test, specify the following: –...
  • Page 130 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test On the next Report Info screen, fill out all entries and press Next. On the Run Test screen, start your test by clicking the test button (Test SFP Cable on the screen below). You will see the results overview on the left pane. T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 106 22046537, Rev.
  • Page 131: Generating Reports

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Optional. To verify the specifics of the optic being tested, select the symbol next to the graphic of the transceiver. A list of specifications (including the SN) similar to the following will appear. Select the Back button to return to the test.
  • Page 132 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Preparing to test Select the report format in the Format pane. To view the report without saving it, select the View Report button. To save a report, do the following: Enter the filename of the report to be saved. File names of other saved reports are accessible via the Select button after the File Name box.
  • Page 133: Step 1: Selecting A Test Application

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 1: Selecting a test application Step 1: Selecting a test application There are two methods available for selecting a test application. The first method uses the Quick Launch screen, which lists pinned (saved) and recently run tests. The second method uses the Test Menu, which lists every available test for the currently installed options and configuration of your instrument.
  • Page 134: Pinned Tests

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 1: Selecting a test application Pinned tests An icon appears to the left of each pinned test representing the application or tech- nology that is supported by the test. Table 11 lists the icons used to represent key appli- cations.
  • Page 135: Launching A Test From The Quick Launch Screen

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 1: Selecting a test application You can run the tests from the Quick Launch screen (without pinning them), or you can pin a test to the Quick Launch screen by 1) selecting the pin icon, and then 2) either accepting the default test name or entering a different test name for the test when prompted.
  • Page 136: Launching A Test Using The Test Menu

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 1: Selecting a test application Do the following to customize the Quick Launch screen: – To add a shortcut: Select the Add Shortcut button, then use the Test Menu that appears to navigate to and select the test that you want to save as a shortcut on the Quick Launch screen.
  • Page 137: Step 2: Configuring A Test

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 2: Configuring a test The test is selected. Step 2: Configuring a test Configuring a test involves displaying the setup screens, specifying test settings, and optionally saving the test setup. Key settings are also available on the Main screen, on the Quick Config tabs. Changing key settings while running a test (for example, changing the pattern transmitted) trig- gers an automatic restart of the test.
  • Page 138: Entering Data In The Setup Fields

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 2: Configuring a test After you finish specifying the test settings (see “Entering data in the setup fields” on page 114), select the Results soft key to return to the Main screen. TIP: If you want to provide a screen shots of a configuration tab (and the settings that you specified on the tab), on the Main screen, select Tools >...
  • Page 139: Understanding Write-Protected Configurations

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 3: Connecting the instrument to the circuit Select the Save Config soft key. The File Name dialog box appears. Select the keypad icon directly to the right of the Enter a name for the test: field. A keyboard appears on the screen.
  • Page 140: Using The Action Buttons

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 4: Starting the test • If you are running an Ethernet, OTN, Fibre Channel, or NextGen application (launched from the SONET or SDH test menu options), and you are testing an optical circuit, you must turn the laser ON, then actively Start Traffic (using the corresponding action button).
  • Page 141: Restarting A Test

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 4: Starting the test The “poke” function is only available for the A013 register, which is dedicated to the control of the transceiver’s lasers. A related “peek” function allows you to determine the status of any valid register by reading the corresponding peek value. To turn off laser transmission for a specific lane or lanes Select your test application, configure the test, connect your instrument to the circuit, then turn the laser ON.
  • Page 142: Step 5: Viewing Test Results

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results Stopping a test When you stop a test, test results immediately stop accumulating, but remain on the display until you start the test again. To stop a test • Press the START/STOP button. The test stops.
  • Page 143: Expanding And Collapsing Result Measurements

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results Results for the category you selected appear in the result window. Optional. To observe results for a different group or category in another result window, press the buttons at the top of the window to specify the group and cate- gory.
  • Page 144: Using The Entire Screen For Results

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results Select a new layout. The Result Windows appear using the layout you selected. Using the entire screen for results You can expand a single result pane to use the entire screen by selecting the Full Screen button at the bottom of the pane.
  • Page 145: About Histogram Results

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results Configuring the blink option Select Tools > Customize from the menu bar.The Customize User Look and Feel window appears. Select the check boxes for Blink on Error to have the tab blink and Blink Summary Results to have the Summary background blink.
  • Page 146: About The Event Log

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results The Histogram display appears. Figure 69 Histogram display (full size) You can modify the default display as follows: – To view the complete histogram, select Full Size view (see “Changing the result layout” on page 119).
  • Page 147: About Result Graphs

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results The associated Event Log appears. Figure 70 Event Log display (SONET application) To scroll through the display, use the arrow keys at the top of the pane. The event log is displayed. About result graphs You can observe a some results graphically, such as frame loss, packet jitter, throughput, or errors.
  • Page 148: Clearing History Results

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Step 5: Viewing test results The associated Graph appears. Figure 71 Graph display (Ethernet application) To scroll through the display, use the arrow keys at the top of the pane. The graph is displayed. You can optionally save the data by selecting the Save Plot Data icon at the top of the graph.
  • Page 149: Running Multiple Tests

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Running multiple tests To create or maintain custom result groups Set one of your result groups to Custom. If this is the first time you are creating a group, the Custom result pane is empty. Do one of the following: –...
  • Page 150: Restrictions

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Running multiple tests Restrictions Certain applications require more system resources; therefore, your instrument may not be able to run more than one application simultaneously, or you may need to consider the temperature before running the tests. Table 13 lists the applications that are limited to a single test, or should be run at lower temperatures.
  • Page 151: Running Multiple Tests

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Running multiple tests Table 13 Multiple Test Restrictions Assembly Application Restriction 10 Gbps When running a 10 GigE Ethernet, 10 Gig Fibre Chan- applications nel, OC-192, or STM-64 test, you can run one additional test (at a lower line rate) while operating the instrument –...
  • Page 152 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Running multiple tests A a menu appears listing the rates still available for testing. These rates will vary depending on the rates you are already testing, and on the remaining resources available on your unit. Using the MSAM as an example, if you are currently running a DS1 test using a DS1 PIM on port 1, the DS1 rate is disabled for port 1 because the port is already used.
  • Page 153: Viewing Both Tests

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Running multiple tests Viewing both tests When running multiple tests, you can view results side-by-side using the Dual Test View button Figure 74 Dual Test View button The Dual Test View button appears when one of the following occurs: •...
  • Page 154 Chapter 4 Basic Testing Running multiple tests Figure 76 Dual Test view with two active tests The buttons included in each side represent the buttons available for that test. For example, pressing the Restart (at the top) on the left side restarts the 100M Optical Eth Layer 3 Traffic Term test;...
  • Page 155: Scheduling Timed Tests

    START or Restart to begin your test. NOTE: J-Connect Do not run timed tests when using J-Connect to detect other Viavi test instru- ments on a subnet. For details, see the Ethernet and Fibre Channel Testing Manual that shipped with your instrument or upgrade.
  • Page 156: Including A Logo In Your Reports

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Creating and printing reports Including a logo in your reports If you want to include a logo in your report, do the following: Load the logo graphic in a .png, .jpg, or .jpeg format into the following folder on your unit: /acterna/user/disk/bert/images NOTE:...
  • Page 157: Creating A Report

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Creating and printing reports To specify information about the device you are currently testing, select the Device Under Test tab (if it isn’t already displayed), and then use the keypads provided to type the following: – Owner (represents the owner of the device).
  • Page 158: Printing Reports

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Creating and printing reports If you do not want to use the default filename, launch the keypad for the File Name field, and then type a name using up to 60 characters. In Format, select PDF, CSV, Text, HTML, or XML. Select Choose Contents, and then expand each of the following report informa- tion groups by selecting the plus sign to the left.
  • Page 159: Generating Reports Automatically

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Creating and printing reports The unit sends the report to the printer. Generating reports automatically You can set up your instrument to automatically generate reports at specific intervals. When you set up automatic reports, you can specify a suffix to append to each report, indicate the file format for the reports, and select the content for automatically gener- ated reports.
  • Page 160: Viewing A Report

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Creating and printing reports Review each of the reportable elements, and then select the elements you want to report, or clear those you do not want to include in the report output. Select OK to store the automatic report settings and return to the Main Screen. Reports will be automatically generated at the intervals you specified as the reporting period.
  • Page 161: Accessing Test Reports Remotely

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing Creating and printing reports Accessing test reports remotely Using FTP, you can view, print, or save the test reports on your unit from a remote work- station. NOTE: • Verify that your system’s Security Mode is set to Standard. You cannot access the test reports remotely if the mode is set to Enhanced.
  • Page 162: Restoring Test Defaults

    Establishing a serial connection When you order the VT-100 Emulation option, Viavi ships a USB to serial (DB-9) cable with the instrument or option. This cable has been tested for use with the Dual Module Carrier, Transport Module, and MSAM, and should be used whenever you connect the Dual Module Carrier, Transport Module, and MSAM to a network element for VT-100 communication.
  • Page 163: Running A Vt-100 Session

    To establish a serial connection for VT-100 emulation Turn the Dual Module Carrier, Transport Module, and MSAM ON. Verify that you have the Viavi supplied cable that shipped with the VT-100 option or with your test instrument. Connect the USB connector to one of the USB slots on the top panel of your test instrument.
  • Page 164: Saving Terminal Screen Data

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing VT-100 emulation To specify the settings required for the session, select VT-100 Setup. The VT-100 Setup screen appears. Under Port Settings, specify values for the following: Setting Value Baud Rate Select one of the predefined baud rates ranging from 50 to 115200 Kbps.
  • Page 165: Html Viewer

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing HTML Viewer To save terminal screen data • Select the Capture Screen softkey. The instrument captures the data on the terminal screen and saves it in an ASCII file in the following location: /acterna/user/disk/bert/reports The data on the screen is saved. HTML Viewer An HTML viewer is available on your instrument which allows you to view and navigate through the help topics and any reports that you stored in an HTML format.
  • Page 166: Selecting Links

    Chapter 4 Basic Testing HTML Viewer To find a specific term Select the Find in page field. A keypad appears. Type the term you want to search for, and then select OK. The keypad closes, and the term appears in the field. Select Find.
  • Page 167: Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere

    Smart Access Anywhere Chapter 5 This chapter explains how to configure and use the Smart Access Anywhere utility. Additional details concerning the utility are provided in the applicable Base Unit User Manual for all instruments except the 5800 and 4800, which do not use a base unit. The topics discussed in this chapter are as follows: •...
  • Page 168: About Smart Access Anywhere

    Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere About Smart Access Anywhere About Smart Access Anywhere Smart Access Anywhere allows you to view and control the instrument’s user interface from a remote location using a workstation. In addition to configuring the instrument and performing tests, you can transfer files to and from the instrument using the instru- ment’s file manager utility.
  • Page 169: Establishing A Connection

    To connect using WiFi, the WiFi option must be installed on the target test instrument. To order the option, or to determine whether a particular Smart- phone has been qualified by Viavi for the purpose of establishing remote con- nections to the instrument, contact Viavi Customer Care at 1-866-228-3762 or www.viavisolutions.com.
  • Page 170: Wifi Connection

    Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere Establishing a connection WiFi Connection Figure 79 illustrates a test instrument connected to a workstation using a WiFi connec- tion. Figure 79 WiFi Connection Smartphone with Data Tethering You can remotely connect to a test instrument using a Smartphone capable of data teth- ering and a WiFi hotspot or USB cable.
  • Page 171: Launching The Utility

    Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere Launching the utility Figure 81 illustrates a test instrument connected to a workstation using a USB connec- tion to a Smartphone that supports data tethering. Figure 81 USB Connection using Smartphone Launching the utility To use the Smart Access Anywhere utility, you must 1) establish a connect from your workstation to the test instrument, 2) launch the utility on the test instrument to obtain the required remote access code, and then 3) launch the utility on your workstation, and enter the remote access code that was obtained from the instrument.
  • Page 172: Launching The Utility On Your Workstation

    Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere Displaying the instrument’s user interface To test your connection On your workstation, launch the Smart Access Anywhere utility. Select Test connection. The test automatically launches. To display connection log details in real time, select the See full logs button. The connection log appears, and provides the following information: –...
  • Page 173: Transferring Files

    Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere Transferring files The VNC icon in the system tray indicates that the remote screen is active. Transferring files Single files can be transfered one by one from your workstation to the instrument, or from the instrument to your workstation. To transfer a file to or from the workstation or instrument: On the Introduction page, click File Transfer.
  • Page 174 Chapter 5 Smart Access Anywhere Displaying and modifying connection settings Disconnect the session using the Disconnect button. On the session screen, select the Network Settings icon. The connection settings screen appears. The default connection is defined as Smart-guess (default). To modify the settings, select Forced settings, and then modify SSI tunnel port and/or Internet proxy as needed.
  • Page 175: Chapter 6 Using Bluetooth Connections

    Using Bluetooth Connections Chapter 6 ® This chapter explains how to configure and use the Bluetooth option on your T-BERD ⁄ MTS 5800 and SC 4800. The Bluetooth application is available as a factory installed option on the instrument. If using Bluetooth on another device (for example, the CSAM or MSAM), refer to the applicable Base Unit User Manual.
  • Page 176: Setting Up A Bluetooth Connection

    Chapter 6 Using Bluetooth Connections Setting up a Bluetooth connection Setting up a Bluetooth connection The Bluetooth option allows file transfers between the 5800 or 4800 and another device and the use of audio devices. To set up a Bluetooth connection On the System page, select the Bluetooth icon.
  • Page 177: Transferring Files Via Bluetooth

    Chapter 6 Using Bluetooth Connections Transferring files via Bluetooth All detectable devices that are within range appear in the Discovered Devices area. Previously paired devices appear in the Paired Devices area. From the list of Discovered devices, select the device to pair with the 5800 or 4800.
  • Page 178: Using A Bluetooth Audio Device

    “Setting up a Bluetooth connection” on page 152. NOTE: While support for Bluetooth headsets and loudspeakers is supported, Viavi does not guarantee correct operation with all off-the-shelf commercially avail- able devices. The user/owner of the 5800/4800 should verify whether it will work with the 5800/4800 before regular use.
  • Page 179: Disconnecting And Unpairing Bluetooth Devices

    Chapter 6 Using Bluetooth Connections Disconnecting and unpairing Bluetooth devices The icon for the device will turn blue and the Disconnect button appears. The devices are connected. NOTE: Using an audio device while transferring files is not recommended. The perfor- mance of either may be degraded.
  • Page 180: Deactivating Bluetooth

    Chapter 6 Using Bluetooth Connections Deactivating Bluetooth Select the device that is currently connected (blue icon) from the Paired Devices list. Select the Disconnect button. The devices are no longer connected but are still paired. After disconnecting a Bluetooth device, you should remove the pairing. To remove pairing On the System page, select the Bluetooth icon.
  • Page 181: Optical Tools

    Optical Tools Chapter 7 This chapter describes the optical tools on your T-BERD ⁄ MTS 5800 and SC 4800 plat- forms. If using the optical tools on another device (for example, a CSAM or MSAM), refer to the applicable Base Unit User Manual. Topics discussed in this chapter include the following: •...
  • Page 182: About The Optical Tools

    4000 OTDR User Manual. Inspecting fiber The Viavi fiber microscope accessory is used to view a live video of a simplex fiber to determine if the fiber is clean. It can also capture a snapshot and provide pass/fail anal- ysis.
  • Page 183 Older microscopes have a blue bar only. Optional. To verify which version you have, use the Viavi FiberChek Pro desktop application.
  • Page 184: Measuring Optical Power

    If the fields are left blank, they will not be included in the PDF report. Select the Quit button to exit the test. Measuring optical power The Optical Power Meter is a Viavi accessory used to measure optical power. • The MP-60 meter measures 850, 1300, 1310,1490, and 1550 nm wavelengths •...
  • Page 185: Appendix A Specifications

    Specifications Appendix A This appendix contains specifications for the T-BERD / MTS 5800, Dual Module Carrier, MSAM, and CSAM. Specifications for the optional OTDR and TEM Modules are provided in their respective user manuals. Topics discussed in this appendix include the following: •...
  • Page 186: T-Berd / Mts 5800 And Smart Class 4800 Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Refer to the following sections for specifications for the T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800: • “Physical specifications” on page 162 •...
  • Page 187: Power Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Power specifications Although battery life varies depending on the type of test, Table 15 provides specifica- tions for the battery life and the specifications for the AC adapter. Table 15 Power specifications Parameter 5800v1 and v2, 4800...
  • Page 188: Ds1 Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Table 19 lists internal and external timing specifications for 5800. Table 19 Timing specifications for 5800 Clock Source Description Internal reference accuracy ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging 5800 v 1has SMA from BITS, SETS, or CLOCK 5800 v 2 has DIN with adapter...
  • Page 189: Receiver

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Receiver Table 20 lists specifications for the DS1 receivers. Table 20 DS1 receiver specifications Parameter Specification Connector For the 5800 v1 and v2, one RX1 Bantam Jack, and one TX/RX2 Bantam jack;...
  • Page 190: Physical Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Table 22 DS1 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Clock source – Internal reference clock with accuracy ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging (Timing) – Recovered from RX1 –...
  • Page 191: E1 (Rj-48) Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications E1 (RJ-48) specifications Table 24 through Table 26 on page 167 list specifications for the E1 (RJ-48) connector. Receiver (RJ-48) The E1 receiver operates as per ITU-G.703 (11/01). Table 24 lists the receiver specifi- cations.
  • Page 192: E3/Ds3/Sts-1 Specifications (5800 Family Of Instruments Only)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Table 26 E1 RJ-48 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Bit rate Nominal: 2.048 Mbps Accuracy: ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging Frequency offset: ±100 ppm in 1 ppm steps Clock Source –...
  • Page 193: Transmitter (E3 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Transmitter (E3 circuits) Table 28 lists specifications for the transmitter when running applications for E3 circuits. Table 28 E3 transmitter specifications Parameter Specification Connector For 5800 v1 and v2, one BNC (TX/RX2); used as transmit- ter only.
  • Page 194: Transmitter (Ds3 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Table 30 DS3 receiver specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Nominal 75 Ω at 22 MHz unbalanced Impedance Input Range High/Low: 0 to 12 dB due to cable loss at 22 MHz, from a high signal DSX/Monitor: -20 dB due to resistive loss in addition to 0 to 9 dB due to cable loss at 22MHz, from a High signal...
  • Page 195: Physical Measurements (Ds3 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Physical measurements (DS3 circuits) Table 32 lists frequency, level, and jitter measurement specifications when running DS3 applications. Table 32 DS3 frequency and level measurement specifications Parameter Specification Tx and Rx –...
  • Page 196: Physical Measurements (Sts-1 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Table 34 STS-1 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Frequency offset ±50 ppm, in 1 ppm steps Pulse (high) Nominal 1.15 Vp. Complies with ANSI T1.102-1993 and ITU- T G.703 (11/01) after passing through 450 feet of RG59B/U cable.
  • Page 197: Receiver (E4 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Receiver (E4 circuits) Table 36 lists specifications for the receiver when running E4 applications. Table 36 E4 receiver specifications Parameter Specification Connector For 5800 v1 and v2, one BNC (RX1). For 5800-100G and 5882, one HD-BNC (RX1).
  • Page 198: Receiver (Stm-1E Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications T-BERD / MTS 5800 and Smart Class 4800 specifications Table 38 E4 frequency and level measurement specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Level Vpp – Range: 1.4 V to 0.01 V – Resolution: 0.01 V – Accuracy: ±0.02 V ±10% Receiver (STM-1e circuits) Table 39 lists specifications for the receiver when running STM-1e applications.
  • Page 199: Physical Measurements (Stm-1E Circuits)

    The interfaces of the SFP+ comply with SFF-8431, Rev 4.1 published July 6, 2009. The interfaces of the SFP28 comply with SFF-8436 and SFF-8402. Note: SFP28 is for T-BERD/MTS 5800-100G only. Performance is only guaranteed when using Viavi Recommended Optics. Supported optical rates Table 42 provides the optical SONET, SDH, and Ethernet rates supported by the SFP/ SFP+.
  • Page 200: Cfp4 And Qsfp+/Qsfp28 Specifications For 5800-100G

    Frequency measurement accuracy ±1.5 ppm ±1 ppm per year aging resolution accuracy 1 μs resolution 2 μs accuracy 1. Published resolution and accuracy only ensured when using Viavi recommended transceivers (optics). T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 176 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 201: Optional Expansion Module Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Optional expansion module specifications NOTE: These specifications are not applicable to Smart Class 4800/4800P. Specifications for optional expansion modules are provided in the user manuals and data sheets that support the modules. OTDR Modules For OTDR Module specifications, refer to the T-BERD / MTS 2000 / 4000 OTDR User Manual.
  • Page 202: Physical Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications • “Optical specifications” on page 212 • “Clock source (Timing) specifications” on page 212 Physical specifications The physical characteristics for the MSAM chassis are listed in Table Table 46 MSAM physical specifications Item Description Height 1.25 inches / 3.17 cm Width 4.87 inches / 12.38 cm...
  • Page 203: Clock Output Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 47 provides specifications for the clock input interface. Table 47 Clock input interface specifications Item Description Outer shell Ground Inner conductor Clock input signal Acceptable wave signals Square or sine waves Minimum input 1.5 Vpp Maximum input 5 Vpp with DC offset of 0 V Termination...
  • Page 204: Internal Synthesizer Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Internal synthesizer specifications Table 49 provides specifications for the MSAM’s internal synthesizer. Table 49 Internal synthesizer specifications Item Description Accuracy +/- 1,5 ppm +/- 1 ppm per year aging Resolution 1 Hz Synchronous data rate User selectable from 0.005 kHz to 20000 kHz, with a resolution of 1 Hz.
  • Page 205 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 51 X.21 circuits (Continued) Supported Circuits Receive Data Receiver Signal Element Timing Shield Signal Ground Transmit Data Transmitter Signal Element Timing 1. The equivalent of an STC circuit is not available in X.21; when testing a X.21 interface, select S instead. 2.
  • Page 206: Rs-232/V.24 Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 53 X.21 DCE emulation specifications (Continued) Specification Description Sync Timing Mode Tx Timing Sources – Interface (from the X circuit) – Internal Synthesizer – External Clock – Interface Recovered RS-232/V.24 interface specifications Recommendation V.24 (equivalent to RS-232D and EIA-232D) describes a data communications interface that uses unbalanced, bipolar, slew rate limited, V.28 ampli- fiers.
  • Page 207 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 55 V.24 circuits (Continued) Supported Circuits Data Set Ready Receiver Signal Element Timing RLSD Receiver Line Signal Detect Remote Loopback Test Mode DTE emulation Table 56 lists specifications for V.24 testing in DTE emulation mode. Table 56 DTE emulation specifications V.24...
  • Page 208: Eia-530/Eia-530A Balanced Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 57 DCE emulation specifications (Continued) V.24 Specification Description Sync Timing Mode Rx Timing Sources – Interface (from the TT circuit) – Internal Synthesizer – External Clock – Interface Recovered Sync Timing Mode Tx Timing Sources –...
  • Page 209 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 59 lists the EIA-530/EIA-530A termination specifications for balanced circuits. Table 59 EIA-530/EIA-530A balanced circuit termination specifications Specification Description Termination options – unterminated – 78 Ohm – 100 Ohm – 124 Ohm Impedance – > 4 k Ohms unterminated circuits –...
  • Page 210 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications DTE emulation Table 61 lists specifications for EIA-530/EIA-530A balanced testing in DTE emulation mode. Table 61 EIA-530/EIA-530A balanced DTE emulation specifications Specification Description User controllable leads – RTS – DTR – LL – RL Sync Timing Mode Rx Timing Sources –...
  • Page 211: Eia-530/Eia-530A Unbalanced Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications EIA-530/EIA-530A unbalanced interface specifications Recommendation EIA-530/EIA-530A describes a data communications interface that uses unbalanced V.10 amplifiers for all circuits. Table 63 lists the MSAM EIA-530/EIA- 530A unbalanced termination source and timing modes. Table 63 EIA-530/EIA-530A unbalanced termination and timing modes Specification Description Maximum speed...
  • Page 212 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications DTE emulation Table 65 lists specifications for EIA-530/EIA-530A unbalanced testing in DTE emula- tion mode. Table 65 EIA-530/EIA-530A unbalanced DTE emulation specifications Specification Description User controllable leads – RTS – DTR – LL – RL Sync Timing Mode Rx Timing Sources –...
  • Page 213: Mil-188C Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications MIL-188c interface specifications Specification MIL-188c, published in 1969, describes a data communications interface that uses a 25 pin connector, and unbalanced MIL-188c amplifiers for all circuits. The MSAM supports testing of unterminated MIL-188c circuits. Table 67 lists the MIL-188c specifications.
  • Page 214 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications DTE emulation Table 69 lists specifications for MIL-188c testing in DTE emulation mode. Table 69 MIL-188c DTE emulation specifications Specification Description User controllable leads – RTS – DTR – LL – RL Sync Timing Mode Rx Timing Sources –...
  • Page 215: V.35 Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications V.35 interface specifications Recommendation V.35 is primarily a modem specification; however, it also describes a data communications interface that uses balanced V.35 amplifiers for clock and data circuits, and unbalanced V.28 amplifiers for signaling circuits. Table 71 lists the V.35 specifications for balanced and unbalanced circuits.
  • Page 216 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Supported circuits Table 73 lists the V.35 circuits supported by the MSAM. Table 73 V.35 circuits Supported Circuits Request to Send Transmitter Element Signal Timing from DCE Transmit Data Data Terminal Ready Receive Data Remote Loopback Test Mode Shield Clear to Send...
  • Page 217 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications DCE emulation Table 75 lists specifications for V.35 testing in DCE emulation mode. Table 75 V.35 DCE emulation specifications Specification Description User controllable leads – RLSD – DSR – CTS – TM – CI Sync Timing Mode Rx Timing Sources –...
  • Page 218 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 76 V.36 specifications (Continued) Specification Description Minimum output range V.11 +/- 2 V terminated V.10 +/- 4 V unterminated Maximum input range V.11 +/- 10 V V.10 +/- 10 V Rise/Fall times V.11 10 nS V.10 500 nS Receiver minimum input sensitivity...
  • Page 219 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 77 V.36 circuits (Continued) Supported Circuits Ring Indicator DTE emulation Table 78 lists specifications for V.36 testing in DTE emulation mode. Table 78 V.36 DTE emulation specifications Specification Description User controllable leads – RS –...
  • Page 220: Mil-188-114 Interface Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 79 V.36 DCE emulation specifications (Continued) Specification Description Sync Timing Mode Tx Timing Sources – Interface (from the TT circuit) – Internal Synthesizer – External Clock – Interface Recovered MIL-188-114 interface specifications Specification MIL-188-114 describes a data communications interface that uses DB-25 connector or DB-37 connectors using balanced or unbalanced MIL-188-114 amplifiers for all circuits.
  • Page 221 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 81 Unbalanced MIL-188-114 circuits (Continued) Supported Circuits Clear to Send Transmitter Element Signal Timing to DCE Data Set Ready Receiver Signal Element Timing Receiver Line Signal Detect Local Loopback Signal Ground Ring Indicator DTE emulation Table 82 lists specifications for MIL-188-114 testing in DTE emulation mode.
  • Page 222: Diphase Pim Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 83 MIL-188-114 DCE emulation specifications (Continued) Specification Description Sync Timing Mode Rx Timing Sources – Interface (from the TT circuit) – Internal Synthesizer – External Clock – Interface Recovered Sync Timing Mode Tx Timing Sources –...
  • Page 223: Ds1 Pim Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 84 Receiver specifications (Continued) Item Description Signal present Declared if transitions are > +/- 90 mV. NOTE: Valid signal indication is guaranteed if frequency offset is <600 ppm. Transmitter specifications Table 85 lists transmitter specifications for the Conditioned Diphase interface module. Table 85 Transmitter specifications Item Description...
  • Page 224: Transmitter

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Transmitter Table 88 lists specifications for the DS1 transmitter. Table 88 DS1 transmitter specifications Parameter Specification Connector One TX/RX2 Bantam jack; only the TX/RX2 jack can be used as a transmitter Output 6 Vnom peak-peak into 100 Ω...
  • Page 225: E1 (Bnc) Pim Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications 1. The designation dBdsx is a level measurement in dB relative to dsx level, which is 6 V peak-peak. A signal with a peak-peak level of 6V corresponds to 0 dBdsx. 2. Available only when unframed all ones (AIS) signal is detected. E1 (BNC) PIM specifications Table 90 on page 201 through...
  • Page 226: Transmitter (Bnc)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Transmitter (BNC) The E1 transmitter operates as per ITU-G.703 (11/01). Table 92 lists the transmitter specifications. Table 92 E1 BNC transmitter specifications Parameter Specification Connector One unbalanced BNC/ 75 ; only the TX/RX2 BNC can be Ω...
  • Page 227: Transmitter (Rj-48)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 93 E1 RJ-48 receiver specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Frequency measurement Range: 2.048 MHz ±250 ppm Accuracy: ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging Resolution: 1 Hz Level Measurement Level Vp (Balanced) Range: +4 V to 0.03 V Accuracy: ±0.02 V ±...
  • Page 228: E3/Ds3/Sts-1 Pim Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications E3/DS3/STS-1 PIM specifications Refer to these tables for specifications for the E3/DS3/STS-1 PIM: • Table 96 on page 204 through Table 97 on page 204 list specifications when running E3 applications. • Table 99 on page 205 through Table 101 on page 206 list specifications when...
  • Page 229: Level Measurements (E3 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Level measurements (E3 circuits) Table 98 lists frequency and level measurement specifications when running applica- tions for E3 circuits. Table 98 E3 frequency and level measurement specifications Parameter Specification Tx and Rx Frequency Range: 34.368 MHz ±100 ppm Accuracy: ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging Resolution: 1 Hz or 1 ppm Level Vp...
  • Page 230: Physical Measurements (Ds3 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 100 DS3 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Pulse (high) Nominal 1.15 Vp. Complies with ANSI T1.102-1993 and ITU-T G.703 (11/01) after passing through 450 feet of RG59B/U cable. Pulse (DSX) Nominal 0.6 Vp. Complies with ANSI T1.102-1993 and ITU-T G.703 (11/01).
  • Page 231: Transmitter (Sts-1 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Transmitter (STS-1 circuits) Table 103 lists specifications for the transmitter when running STS-1 applications. Table 103 STS-1 transmitter specifications Parameter Specification Connector One BNC (TX/RX2); used as transmitter only Bit rate 51.84 Mbps Line coding B3ZS Clock Source –...
  • Page 232: Receiver (E4 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications • Table 105 on page 208 through Table 107 on page 209 list specifications for E4 receivers, transmitters, and frequency and level measurements. • Table 108 on page 209 through Table 110 on page 210 list specifications for STM- 1 receivers, transmitters, and frequency and level measurements.
  • Page 233: Physical Measurements (E4 Circuits)

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Physical measurements (E4 circuits) Table 107 lists frequency and level measurement specifications when running E4 appli- cations. Table 107 E4 frequency and level measurement specifications Parameter Specification Tx and Rx – Range: 139.264 MHz ±100 ppm Frequency –...
  • Page 234: Physical Measurements (Stm-1E Circuits)

    SFP PIM specifications The interfaces of the SFP PIM comply with INF-8074i, Rev 1.0 published on May 12, 2001. Performance is only guaranteed when using Viavi Recommended Optics. Supported electrical rates The 10/100/1000 Base-T/Tx interfaces conform to the IEEE 802.3 electrical require- ments.
  • Page 235: Electrical Interface Specifications

    XFP PIM specifications The interface of the XFP PIM complies with INF-8077i, Rev 4.5 published on August 31, 2005. Performance is only guaranteed when using Viavi Recommended Optics. Supported optical rates The XFP PIM supports the 10 Gigabit optical interfaces listed in Table 114.
  • Page 236: Optical Specifications

    1 μs resolution 2 μs accuracy Viavi 1. Published resolution and accuracy only ensured when using recommended transceivers (optics). Clock source (Timing) specifications Table 116 lists internal and external timing specifications for the MSAM chassis. Table 116 Timing specifications...
  • Page 237: Transmitter

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 118 lists the input sensitivity specifications for the Primary and Secondary DS1 receivers. Table 118 DS1 receiver sensitivity specifications Termination Type Impedance Input Range Bridge >1000 +6 to -35.0 dBdsx due to cable loss Ω...
  • Page 238: E1 (2M) Electrical Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 120 DS1 frequency, level, and jitter measurement specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Frequency Range: 1.544 MHz ±250 ppm Accuracy: ± 1.5 ppm, ± 1 ppm per year aging Resolution: 1 Hz or 1 ppm Level dBdsx Range: +7.3 dBdsx to -37 dBdsx Resolution: 0.1 dB Level dBm...
  • Page 239: Transmitters

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 121 E1 receiver specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Level Level Vp Measurement (Unbal- Range: +5 V to 0.03 V anced) Accuracy: ±0.02 V ± 10% Resolution: 0.01 V Level dBnom Range: 7.3 dBnom to -37 dBnom Resolution: 0.1 dB 1.
  • Page 240: E3 Electrical Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 123 E1 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Pulse shape Complies with ITU-T G.703 (11/01) E3 electrical specifications Table 124 on page 216 through Table 126 on page 217 list specifications for E3 receivers, transmitters, and frequency and level measurements. Receiver Table 124 lists specifications for the E3 receiver.
  • Page 241: Level Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Level measurements Table 126 lists frequency and level measurement specifications for E3. Table 126 E3 frequency and level measurement specifications Parameter Specification Tx and Rx Frequency Range: 34.368 MHz ±100 ppm Accuracy: ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging Resolution: 1 Hz or 1 ppm Level Vp Range: 1.6 V to 0.01 V...
  • Page 242: Physical Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 128 DS3 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Clock Source – Internal reference clock with accuracy ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging (Timing) – Recovered from DS3 Rx1 – External from BITS, SETS, or CLOCK Frequency off- ±100 ppm, in 1 ppm steps Pulse (high)
  • Page 243: Receivers

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Receivers Table 130 lists specifications for the primary and secondary STS-1 receivers. Table 130 STS-1 receiver specifications Parameter Specification Input Two BNC connectors Bit rate 51.84 Mbps Nominal 75 Ω at 26 MHz unbalanced Impedance Range –...
  • Page 244: Physical Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Physical measurements Table 132 lists frequency and level measurement specifications for STS-1. Table 132 STS-1 frequency and level measurement specifications Parameter Specification Tx and Rx frequency Range: 51.84 MHz ±50 ppm Accuracy: ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging Resolution: 1 Hz or 1 ppm Level Vp Range: 1.6 V to 0.01 V...
  • Page 245: Physical Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Table 134 E4 transmitter specifications (Continued) Parameter Specification Tx clock – Internal reference clock with accuracy ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging (Timing) – Recovered from E4 Rx – External from BITS, SETS, or CLOCK Frequency offset ±50 ppm, in 1 ppm steps Pulse...
  • Page 246: Transmitter

    Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications Transmitter Table 137 lists specifications for the STM-1 transmitter. Table 137 STM-1 transmitter specifications Parameter Specification Output One BNC connector Bit rate 155.52 Mbps Line coding Tx clock – Internal reference clock with accuracy ±1.5 ppm, ±1 ppm per year aging (Timing) –...
  • Page 247 Appendix A Specifications MSAM specifications If your unit is equipped with SFP interfaces, the interfaces comply with INF-8074i, Rev 1.0 published on May 12, 2001. For SFP specifications refer to the specifications provided by the manufacturer. Table 139 Optical interface specifications (Non-Jitter/Wander) Item Description Optical connector types...
  • Page 248: Jitter And Wander Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Table 139 Optical interface specifications (Non-Jitter/Wander) (Continued) Item Description Receiver shutdown -5.9 dBm 2.5 Gbps option -5.9 dBm 10 Gbps long reach Reflectance Per Telcordia GR-253-CORE Issue 4-2005 Level measurement range 2.5 Gbps - 6 to -30 dBm 622 Mbps -5 to -31 dBm...
  • Page 249: Standards

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications • “Jitter generator” on page 225 • “Jitter analyzer” on page 225 • “Automatic jitter measurements” on page 227 • “Wander generator” on page 228 • “Wander measurement” on page 229 • “Memory requirements” on page 230 Standards Jitter and wander are generated and analyzed in accordance with the following stan- dards:...
  • Page 250 Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Bit rate Table 141 describes the bit rate specifications for the electrical jitter analyzer. Table 141 Bit rate of the electrical jitter analyzer Item Description Bit rate 1.544 Mbps, 44.736 Mbps, 2.048 Mbps, 34.368 Mbps, 51.84 Mbps, 139.264 Mbps, 155.520 Mbps Permitted offset ±...
  • Page 251: Automatic Jitter Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Current values Table 144 describes the ranges for the current values. The values are displayed contin- uously, or they appear in a graph. Table 144 Ranges for the current values Item Description Standard range –...
  • Page 252: Wander Generator

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Fast Maximum Tolerable Jitter (Fast MTJ) A group of up to 20 user-specified frequencies (scan frequencies) can be defined. A set of pre-defined masks per applicable standards is also provided. Jitter Transfer Function (JTF) measurement A group of up to 20 user-specified jitter frequencies (scan frequencies) can be defined.
  • Page 253: Wander Measurement

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Modulation specifications Table 148 describes the modulation specifications for the electrical wander generator. Table 148 Modulation specifications Item Description Jitter modulation signal sinusoidal 10 μHz to 100 MHz Frequency range Amplitude range at 155.52 Mbps 0.01 UI to 3600 UI Error limits The error limits conform to the requirements of ITU-T Recommendation O.172 (04/...
  • Page 254: Memory Requirements

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Measurement filters Measurement filters are defined per ITU-T Recommendation O.172 (04/2005). Memory requirements Table 151 describes the memory requirements (storage requirements) for the base unit when measuring wander. Table 151 Memory requirements for wander measurements Sample rate Required flash/hard disk space 1/second...
  • Page 255: Optical Jitter And Wander Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Table 152 Optical interface specifications (Jitter and Wander applications) (Continued) Item Description Synchronization See the Reference Clock Requirements published in the testing guide that shipped with your unit. Receiver specifications Wavelength range 1260 to 1360 nm 1430 to 1580 nm Rx offset acceptance +100 ppm...
  • Page 256: Standards

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Standards Optical jitter and wander are generated and analyzed in accordance with the following standards: • ITU-T Recommendations G.825, G.8251, O.172 (04/2005) and O.173 (03/2003) • Telcordia GR-253-CORE Issue 4-2005 • ANSI Standards T1.101, T1.105.03 Jitter generator The jitter generator meets or exceeds the requirements of ITU-T Recommendation O.172 (04/2005) and O.173 (03/2003).
  • Page 257 Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Measuring ranges Table 154 describes the measuring ranges for the optical jitter analyzer. Table 154 Measuring ranges Item Range/Resolution Standard – Peak-Peak 0 to 50 UIpp/1 mUIpp – RMS 0 to 25 UI/0.1 mUI Extended –...
  • Page 258 Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Extended range Table 156 provides the extended range for the measurement filters. Table 156 Extended ranges for measurement filters Item Description High-pass filter characteristics typically 25 Hz (-3 dB cut-off frequency) Low-pass filter typically 400 kHz Results display Positive and negative jitter amplitudes are measured.
  • Page 259 Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications • Structured test signals (for SDH as described in ITU-T Recommendation O.172) • Sine wave modulation • Standard filters: Highband Measurement error The stated measurement error applies without restriction to standard range, for values >25 UIp in extended range.
  • Page 260: Automatic Jitter Measurements

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Automatic jitter measurements This section provides specifications for automatic jitter measurements. Maximum Tolerable Jitter (MTJ) A group of up to 20 user-specified jitter frequencies (scan frequencies) can be defined. A set of pre-defined masks per applicable standards is also provided. Fast Maximum Tolerable Jitter (Fast MTJ) A group of up 20 user-specified frequencies (scan frequencies) can be defined.
  • Page 261: Wander Measurement

    Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Table 163 Internal modulation source specifications (Continued) Item Description 10 μHz to 10 Hz Frequency range Amplitude range at 2.5/2.7G 0.1 UI to 100000UI Modulation frequency accu- ± 0.1% racy Error limits The error limits conform to the requirements of ITU-T Recommendations O.172 (04/ 2005) and O.173 (03/2003).
  • Page 262 Appendix A Specifications Jitter and Wander specifications Measurement range The upper limit of the wander frequency range is set by a first-order low-pass filter. The sample rate is selected automatically to correspond with the selected low-pass filter. Table 165 lists the sample rates for various low pass filters. Table 165 Wander clock frequency specifications Maximum measurable rate Low pass filter/fc...
  • Page 263: Memory Requirements

    Appendix A Specifications CSAM specifications Table 166 Measurement filters (Continued) Item Description Pass band ripple (referred to < + 0.2 dB 0.1 Hz) Maximum attenuation > 30 dB Default filter settings are per ITU-T Recommendations O.172 (04/2005) and O.173 (03/ 2003).
  • Page 264: Battery Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications CSAM specifications Table 169 CSAM in 8000v2 Item 220W power supply Input, nominal range 100-240 V. 50-60 Hz, 0.4A Output 20 V, 11A, 220W max power Battery Specifications To ensure the maximum operating time is obtained while testing using the CSAM, if you are not using the power adapter, be certain to install two batteries in the 6000Av2 or 8000v2.
  • Page 265: Sfp+ Interface

    Appendix A Specifications DMC specifications SFP+ Interface The optical specifications for the SFP+ interface in the CSAM are detailed in Table 173. Table 173 SFP+ Optical Module Interface Specifications Module Specification SFP/SFP+, hot-pluggable compliant with MSA(SFF-8436), IEEE P802.3ba DMC specifications Refer to the following sections for specifications for the DMC: •...
  • Page 266: Battery Specifications

    (such as the model number, supported wavelength, and supported interface) is provided on the user interface (GUI). If you are not certain whether you are using a Viavi recommended transceiver, contact your local Viavi representative, or review the list of Viavi Recommended Optics that shipped with the transceiver.
  • Page 267: Msam Environmental Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications Environmental specifications Table 176 T-BERD / MTS 5800 and SC 4800 Environmental specifications (Continued) Item 5800 v1 & v2, 5882, 4800/ 5800-100G 4800P Shock/Drop/Vibe Shock - per IEC 68-2-27 and the same 68-2-29 Ed. 2.0 Drop - per IEC 721-3-7 2nd Ed.
  • Page 268 Appendix A Specifications Environmental specifications T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 244 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 269: Guidelines

    To prolong the life span of the battery, follow the guidelines below: • WARNING: Danger of extreme heat, fire, or explosion if battery is tampered with. Use only Viavi approved Li-ION battery. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions. •...
  • Page 270: Appendix B Maintenance And Troubleshooting Maintaining The T-Berd/Mts 5800 And Sc 4800 Batteries

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Maintaining the T-BERD/MTS 5800 and SC 4800 batteries • Constantly holding a Li-ION battery at full charge can shorten the battery lifetime. Do not keep the AC power adapter connected for long durations without occasion- ally discharging the battery.
  • Page 271: Replacing The T-Berd / Mts 5800 And Sc 4800 Batteries

    Base Unit User Manual or 6000A Base Unit User Manual. The battery compartment is located on the back of the unit. Before replacing the battery, verify that it is a Viavi-supplied replacement battery pack. CAUTION: INSTRUMENT DAMAGE Failure to turn the power off before removing the batteries from the instru- ment could damage internal components and/or corrupt the software.
  • Page 272: Viewing The System Info

    You can enable purchased software options in the field by entering the option key that was provided to you by Viavi. Please call the Viavi Solutions Technical Assistance Center (TAC) when you receive the option key so we can assist you with entry of the key and ensure that the process goes smoothly.
  • Page 273: Enabling The Software Option

    Select the Tools menu, and then select Review/Install Options... In the Option Key field at the bottom of the screen, enter the option key that was provided by Viavi Solutions, and then select OK. Select Install to enable the software option.
  • Page 274: Extracting The Software To A Usb Stick

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Updating the software To download the software Using a browser, go to one of the following: – 5800v1: http://5800.updatemyunit.net – 5800v2: http://5800v2.updatemyunit.net – 5800-100G: http://5800-100G.updatemyunit.net This will bring you to a landing page where you can download the latest self extracting software upgrade file.
  • Page 275: Installing The Software Using A Usb Stick

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Updating the software Installing the software using a USB stick To install the software using a USB stick To ensure an uninterrupted supply of power during the installation, connect the AC power adapter to the T-BERD / MTS 5800 or SC 4800. WARNING: ELECTRICAL SHOCK Electrical shock may result in serious injury or death.
  • Page 276: Updating Over A Network Connection

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Updating the software WARNING: ELECTRICAL SHOCK Electrical shock may result in serious injury or death. Be sure the AC power adapter is connected to the correct voltage mains. Do not use the adapter outdoors or in wet locations. Use only the AC power adapter supplied with the instrument.
  • Page 277: Retrograding The Software

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting About troubleshooting Click the bert-rpm-x.x.exe link for the software release that you want to install. (“x.x” represents the software release number). The release number of the software is displayed. If the release is equal to the current software release installed on your instrument, an equals symbol will be displayed next to the software release number.
  • Page 278: Assembly And Setup

    The following issues may arise when assembling and setting up the instrument. Which transceivers are compatible with the instrument? A list of Viavi recommended optics is available by selecting the corresponding option from the Help menu on the user interface of your instrument. You can also see detailed information for the currently inserted SFP, XFP, QSFP+ or CFP on the Interface setup tab of the user interface.
  • Page 279: Operating The Instrument

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Operating the instrument • Turn the laser OFF, and then ON again. • If you are using an MSAM, verify that the MSAM chassis supports 10 GigE testing. If so, the panel will be labeled C1000 or C1004. •...
  • Page 280: Instrument Will Not Power Up

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Operating the instrument Instrument will not power up There are several reasons why the instrument may not be powering: • Check the power source and restart the instrument. • If the instrument is running on the AC power adapter, verify that the power source is adequate.
  • Page 281: Performing Tests

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Performing tests Performing tests The following section addresses questions that may be asked about completing tests with the instrument. Test menu does not appear Your instrument may be configured to display the Quick Launch screen by default (instead of the Main screen).
  • Page 282: Test Results Are Inconsistent

    Viavi recognizes that most field users will not have access to these items at will and therefore cannot have an ideal, ESD-free environment. In this case, Viavi offers the steps below to help reduce the chances of an ESD event as much as possible.
  • Page 283: Result Values Are Blank

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Maintaining your instrument Result values are blank Results are blank if gating criteria have not been met. Criteria examples include Signal Present, Frame Sync Present, Pointer Present, and BERT Pattern Sync Present. No RFC 2544 or FC test buttons appear If the RFC 2544 Test or FC Test buttons do not appear on the Main screen, verify the following: •...
  • Page 284: Battery Communication

    Appendix B Maintenance and Troubleshooting Battery communication Battery communication The following section addresses questions that may be asked about powering the instrument using the battery. Battery gauge reading is inaccurate Some users have experienced sporadic issues with battery communication when using the 8000 Base Unit and Battery Modules.
  • Page 285: Appendix C Storage And Shipment

    • “Storing the instrument” on page 262 • “Shipping the your instrument” on page 262 • “Returning equipment to Viavi” on page 263 T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide March 2018 22046537, Rev. 016 Page 261...
  • Page 286: Storing The Instrument

    Appendix C Storage and Shipment Storing the instrument Storing the instrument When the instrument is not in use, it can be stored. You should follow the criteria below when storing the Dual Module Carrier, Transport Module, CSAM, MSAM, T-BERD/MTS 5800 and SC 4800. Refer to ““Maintaining the T-BERD/MTS 5800 and SC 4800 batteries”...
  • Page 287: Packing The Components

    (European Customers). Clearly mark the outside of the package with the Viavi-issued Return or Reference Authorization number and ship it prepaid and insured to Viavi. For information on pack- aging equipment for shipment, see “Shipping the your instrument” on page 262.
  • Page 288 Appendix C Storage and Shipment Returning equipment to Viavi T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 264 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 289: Glossary

    Glossary Symbols/Numerics 10G — Used on the connector panel to represent 10 Gigabit Ethernet. 10GE — Used on the connector panel to represent 10 Gigabit Ethernet. 10GigE — Used throughout this manual to represent 10 Gigabit Ethernet. 802.11b — IEEE standard for wireless LANs. You can establish wireless LAN connec- tions to the T-BERD ⁄...
  • Page 290 Glossary Component — Used throughout this manual to refer to an individual hardware compo- nent which is connected to the other components to build a test instrument (assembly). This manual supports the following components: the MSAM and the DMC. The base units are documented in separate manuals.
  • Page 291 Glossary IP — Internet Protocol. Protocol specifying the format and address scheme of packets transmitted over the Internet. Typically used with TCP. LAN — Local Access Network. LED — Light emitting diode. LLB — Line loopback. LiION — Lithium Ion. The T-BERD ⁄ MTS 8000, 6000A, and 5800 can be equipped with a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery.
  • Page 292 Glossary QSFP+ — Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable optical transceiver. A transceiver used to test 40G fiber circuits. QSFP28 — An optical adapter or transceiver used to connect to and test over 100G fiber circuits. An optional CFP2 to QSFP28 adapter is available for the CSAM. RJ 48-45 —...
  • Page 293 Glossary USB — Universal Serial Bus. A bus designed to handle a broad range of devices, such as keyboards, mouses, printers, modems, and hubs. VNC — Virtual Network Computing. A thin client system that enables you to run appli- cations on a VNC server from any other computer connected to the Internet. Using VNC, you can run the T-BERD ⁄...
  • Page 294 Glossary T-BERD/MTS/SC Getting Started Guide Page 270 22046537, Rev. 016 March 2018...
  • Page 296 22046561 Rev. 016, February 2018 English Viavi Solutions North America: 1.844.GO VIAVI / 1.844.468.4284 Latin America +52 55 5543 6644 EMEA +49 7121 862273 APAC +1 512 201 6534 All Other Regions: viavisolutions.com/contacts email TAC@viavisolutions.com...

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