DSAM Digital Service Activation Meter (Discontinued)

Handheld field meter for DOCSIS/EuroDOCSIS cable modem installation; enables cable installers to increase the speed and efficiency in deploying high-speed data and video services.

This product has been discontinued.

This product has been discontinued

Please consider this product instead:

A Wavetek™ Series Field Meter

The new DSAM DOCSIS 3.0 models provide the best in class combination of full DOCSIS 3.0 testing combined with a powerful Signal Level Meter and QAM analyzer.

Highlights

  • 8 downstream x 4 upstream DOCSIS 3.0 testing
  • Throughput testing of bonded services
  • Up to 304 Mbps down, 120 Mbps up (6 MHz carriers)
  • Up to 400 Mbps down, 120 Mbps up (8 MHz carriers)
  • Gigabit Ethernet port standard
  • Optional Gig E Throughput testing available
  • Improved Digital Carrier testing
  • Deep interleave video BER standard
  • MER range up to 45 dB
  • DQI measurement capability
  • MoCA® compatible
  • Cable Labs®-compliant certificates
  • Legacy support for DOCSIS 1.0, 1.1, and 2.0
  • Includes all measurements and features of previous models
  • Fully featured SLM (Signal Level Meter) with QAM analysis and integrated DOCSIS® cable modem
  • Reduce repeat truck rolls Increase productivity and with comprehensive Home Certification test
  • Consistent and accurate testing and reporting powered by the Tech Complete™ TPP software
  • Powerful troubleshooting of service impairments with DQI, QAM Ingress, and VoIP Check
  • Weatherproof, rugged & lightweight to meet the demands of field technicians
  • Remote meter management with consistent and accurate test reporting powered by the Tech Complete™ TPP software
  • Powerful microprocessor and color display for fast power up and dramatic display clarity, now shipping as DSAMXT
  • 4 to 1000 MHz range with optional 42 MHz, 65MHz, or 85MHz diplexers to match the return path

Applications

  • Conduct full DOCSIS 3.0 performance testing
  • Perform 8 downstream by 4 upstream bonded carrier testing
  • Troubleshoot digital QAM carriers  - troubleshoot and eliminate intermittent HDTV and HSD service impairments with VIAVI unique DQI, QAM Ingress, and VoIP Check™
  • Find Return Path Ingress
  • Verify service quality  - Qualify the quality and availability of revenue generating Voice, Cable Modem, and Digital Video services at installation time
  • Home Certification™ reports -  Establish consistent installation and service procedures to reduce repeat truck rolls with DSAM’s Home Certification option
  • Legacy testing of DOCSIS 1.X and 2.0
  • Non-invasive forward and reverse sweeping
  • Test digital and analog video
  • Ethernet Testing of customers service
  • Troubleshoot upstream noise and service issues interactively with PathTrak™ using Field view and QAM demodulation on RPM-3000
  • Segment HSD and VoIP problems between HFC network and IP backbone with VIAVI exclusive VoIP Check™

Key Features

  • 8 downstream x 4 upstream DOCSIS 3.0 testing
  • Digital carrier testing with up to 45 dB MER range
  • Integrated Pre-Amplifier for -45dBmV ingress scans and return path troubleshooting
  • Complete DOCSIS® testing of carriers including MER, BER, throughput, packetloss, jitter, and delay1
  • DQI Digital Quality Index to help find and eliminate intermittent problems
  • Home Certification test simplifies fulfillment testing and reduces truck rolls1
  • QAM Ingress – finds noise and interferers inside the QAM carrier1
  • VoIP Check option – Provides MOS call quality ratings and segments HFC and IP issues
  • 24 hour Proof of Performance testing including Hum, C/N, MER, BER and Power Levels
  • Powerful spectrum analysis1
  • Upstream 16/64 QAM generator1
  • Weather and shock-resistant enclosure
  • Configuration of channel plans and tests via the TechComplete TPP software
  • Complete QAM analyzer and Analog tester

(1) Some features are either optional or model dependent – refer to family brochure or contact factory for availability

Repair & Calibration

Our products live in rugged environments for over 10 years with 1000s of test connect/disconnect cycles.  We will be there to support you to ensure components that require maintenance like connectors, batteries, and software updates to ensure you are ready to test accurately for years to come. We apply factory procedures that use fast, automated calibration and functional verification, maintenance using OEM parts and the application of all engineering change orders and software updates. Services are available through contract Care plans, FleetCare or per incident as requests. 

Top 4 Reasons to Choose VIAVI for Your Repair and Calibration Needs:

  • Minimize business disruption
  • Budget
  • Measurement Accuracy and Product Reliability
  • Measurement Compliance, TL9000 certification and OEM Standards

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Product Training Options

Self-Paced Online Training and Certification

Learn to use the functionality and features of VIAVI Solutions' products online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week followed by a certification test upon completion of all modules.

 Self-Paced Online Training and Certification

Virtual Classroom and Certification

Instructor led Coursework: Learn from an expert Instructor from the convenience of your desk. Build your skill sets using VIAVI Solutions products to test various technologies with test and certification upon completion.

On-Site Classroom and Live Lab Workshops with Certifications

On-Site Classroom and Live Lab Workshops with Certifications

Instructor led Coursework: Build expertise using your VIAVI products in live lab exercises with test and certification upon completion. Utilize optional workshop days for field test on your network with your instructor.

Mentorship Consulting & System Admin Training

Instruments: Mentorship Test Procedure Consultation: Application Engineer Days. One of our test experts will come to your site and conduct testing with your team to troubleshoot stubborn problems or write up test procedures.

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How to Get Started

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