Customizable DOCSIS 3.1/OFDM test tools bundled with true spectrum analyzer for quickly verifying and troubleshooting next generation HFC networks

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 19, 2017–

Deviser Instruments, Inc., a manufacturer of high-quality, feature-rich, network field-test solutions for communications service providers (CSPs) and equipment manufacturers, today announced the launch of the DS2831 Digital TV Spectrum Analyzer Family for facilitating a smooth transition to OFDM/DOCSIS 3.1 networks. The spectrum analyzer is being unveiled at the upcoming SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (Booth # 331) in Denver Colorado on October 19th and has been announced as a finalist for the Broadband Technology Report’s Diamond Technology Review Awards.

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Featuring the latest technology, the DS2831 affords outstanding performance to the CATV engineer. It ...

Featuring the latest technology, the DS2831 affords outstanding performance to the CATV engineer. Its RF features are based on a portable and true spectrum analyzer with 80dB of dynamic range, detecting impairments before it affects the customer. (Photo: Business Wire)

Given growing demand for high bandwidth services along with increased competition among service providers, MSOs are under additional pressure to deploy DOCSIS 3.1 to offer their customers gigabit service. Moreover, they must roll out new technologies, such as DOCSIS 3.1, without impacting the customer experience. This requires MSOs to turn up the service to the same specifications, and quickly and accurately find impairments such as interference and distortion all while field technicians sharpen their skills on the new technology.

The DS2831, with its broad suite of customizable tools, is the ultimate test instrument for validating next generation HFC networks. Engineered to meet the requirements of installers, contractors, maintenance technicians and headend engineers, Deviser Instruments offers a DS2831 model suited for every need. Typically, headend spectrum analyzers were not equipped with cable modems; however, with advances in miniaturization, Deviser Instruments is able to combine the merits of a true spectrum analyzer (including 80 dB dynamic range and -60 dBmV sensitivity @300KHz RBW) with a fully integrated DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem and OFDM signal demodulator. Tying it all together, the Deviser EDGE platform manages assets, firmware upgrades, channel plans, and measurement results.

“During recent field trials, our customers stated their clear appreciation for the fast instrument responses and high dynamic range of the DS2831. Together with the DOCSIS 3.1 modem, the DS2831 family can equip installers, maintenance technicians and headend engineers with a versatile and comprehensive tool,” said Bernie Cadieux VP, North America CATV Sales, Marketing & Business Development of Deviser Instruments Inc.

The feature-rich DS2831 family complements and strengthens Deviser Instruments’ value-proposition by offering a spectrum analyzer that couples a broad range of customizable capabilities and the latest OFDM/DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem into a small, easy-to-use instrument.

To learn more about Deviser Instruments and its products, please visit http://www.deviserinstruments.com.

About Deviser Instruments

Headquartered in San Jose, California, Deviser Instruments manufactures innovative, high-quality, value-packed field network test solutions for communications service providers and equipment manufacturers worldwide. A joint-venture relationship with Deviser Electronics Instruments enables the company to leverage more than 25 years of innovation, manufacturing, and service excellence to the communications test and measurement market worldwide.

About the Diamond Technology Review program:

The Broadband Technology Report Diamond Technology Reviews (“the Diamonds”) is a renowned industry program that was developed to recognize some of the top products and solutions available to the cable industry as determined by a stellar panel of cable telecommunications engineering experts. Engineering executives from Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Suddenlink Communications, Comcast, Charter and Cox, and several expert consultants, were among the third-party judges for the 2017 “Diamonds.” Every year, Broadband Technology Report invites vendors to submit written information about products/solutions that have been released or upgraded since the previous year’s SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (September 2016). Criteria used in the Diamonds rankings include, first and foremost, unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease-of-use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability.

Deviser Instruments, Inc.
Bernie Cadieux
Phone: (408) 955-0938
bcadieux@deviserinstruments.com