BitAlyzer® Bit Error Rate Tester BA

The Analysis Needed to Find the Source of Bit Errors

The BitAlyzer Bit Error Rate Testers BA Series are the industry’s best solution to the challenging signal integrity and BER issues faced by designers verifying, characterizing, debugging, and testing sophisticated electronic and satellite communication system designs. The BitAlyzer BA Series features exceptional performance in signal generation and analysis, operational simplicity, and unmatched debugging tools to accelerate your day-to-day tasks. The most comprehensive suite of physical-layer test tools available and the intuitive user interface provide easy access to the maximum amount of information.

Models in the BitAlyzer® Bit Error Rate Tester BA Series: 

Model Description Max Bit Rate List Price Configure and Quote
BA1500 Pattern Generator and Error Analyzer 1.5 Gb/s US $58,000 Configure & Quote
BA1600 Pattern Generator and Error Analyzer 1.6 Gb/s US $61,900 Configure & Quote



Pattern Generation and Error Analysis, highspeed BER Measurements up to 1.6 Gb/s The combination of generation and analysis in one instrument enables receiver BER compliance testing for today’s electronic and communications systems
Integrated, BER correlated eye diagram analysis with pass/fail masks Rapidly understand BER performance limitations, assess deterministic vs random errors, perform detailed pattern dependent error analysis, error burst analysis, and perform error free interval analysis.
Error Location and BER contour analysis on PRBS signals up to 1.6 GB/sec Provides a quick understanding of signal integrity in terms of BER. Error location provides detailed BER pattern sensitivities to speed up identification of deterministic vs. random BER errors
ANSI Jitter Measurements (RJ, DJ, and TJ) Fast, effective method for determining long pattern PRBS31 jitter composition with triangulation. Graphical representation makes jitter analysis more thorough, yet simpler to follow.
BER Contour with Automatic Mask Creation Measure and view the eye diagram opening as a function of BER.



BitAlyzer® 1500/1600 Bit Error Rate Tester Fact Sheet

Key Specs and Ordering Information for the BitAlyzer 1500/1600 Bit Error Rate Tester.

BERTScope Content Archive

Request copies of historical content from SyntheSys Research (now Tektronix Inc.) related to BERTScope.

BitAlyzer® Bit Error Rate Tester BA Related Information

Get your FREE Eye Diagram and Clock Recovery Posters

These posters are about testing digital high speed communications electronics, and are intended for electronics engineers who work to verify compliance of their products.

Download Anatomy of an Eye Diagram App Note

Discusses different ways that information from an eye diagram can be sliced to gain more insight. It also discusses some basic ways that transmitters, channels, and receivers are tested.

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