SDA-5000 Stealth Digital Analyzer (Discontinued)

Stealth digital analyzer and sweep system

The SDA-5000 is used for HFC network testing and deployment of digital video, data, and traditional analog services. It is part of a system sweep solution.


  • Qualifies the network for today's high-growth subscriber services.
  • Reduces technician time for the most labor intensive maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Advanced QAM analysis for 64, 128, and 256 QAM (optional).
  • Spectrum display from 5 to 1,000 MHz with cable modem analysis (Zero Span mode).
  • Totally non-interfering sweep, specifically for 64, 128, and 256 QAM digital channels.


  • Non-interfering, continuously referenced sweep.
  • Cable modem analysis using Zero Span mode.
  • Full in-service, proof-of-performance analyzer.
  • QAM View option provides complete analysis of digital TV and forward cable modem signals.
  • Find ingress fast with Field View option. Cable technicians working in the field can see the reverse path at the headend.

Key Features

  • Forward and reverse sweep in one handheld instrument.
  • QAM View includes BER, MER, and constellation.
  • Equalizer stress and microreflections.
  • QAM ingress (noise-under-carrier).
  • New graphical test point compensation for easier setup.