Hardware Platforms

Ethernet, T1/E1, T3/E3, OC-3/OC-12, STM-1/STM-4

Hardware Platforms

mTOP™ T1 E1, and T3 E3 Testers

mTOP™ T1 E1, and T3 E3 Testers

Almost all T1 E1 T3 E3 Testers can be accommodated into rack-based units. Multiple rack units can be stacked together for greater scalability. Shown below is a rack based tProbe™ T1 E1 / T3 E3 Analyzer unit, and a Channelized T3 E3 Analyzer unit supportisssng 6 T3s (6 * 672 DS0s). Such customized rack serves the purpose of handling multiple communications lines and test complex functionalities.

For more details, visit mTOP™ Solutions webpage.



PacketScan™ HD Network Monitoring

High-Density Rack based Test Platforms - (MAPS™ HD, PacketScan™ HD)

MAPS™ HD RTP (PKS109) is an advanced bulk call generator used to simulate high volume calls with traffic. It is available as special purpose rackmount network appliance with 4x1GigE NIC. MAPS™ HD network appliance is designed to easily achieve up to 20,000 endpoints per appliance (5000 per port). Using a stack of multiple servers, a larger test system with 100K-200K calls (all controlled from a single Master Controller) is achievable for enterprise to carrier grade testing.

GL also provides PacketScan™ HD (PKV120) for High Density IP Traffic Analysis w/ 4x1GigE Network Monitoring and PacketScan™ FB (PKV121), a File Based IP Traffic Analyzer Server for near real-time processing of traces.

For more details, visit High Density Rack based Test Platforms webpage.



tScan16™ - T1 E1 Analysis Hardware

tScan16™ - T1 E1 Analysis Hardware (16 Port Rx Only)

GL's tScan16™ is a high-density T1 E1 board  with 16 ports and the newer PCIe (x1) bus interface. The sixteen T1/E1 ports are Receive-only ports optimized for high performance voice and  data  capture, monitoring, and analysis  requirements.  tScan16™ extends the family of GL’s T1 E1 platforms  with greater density, increased ports, and reduced power.

For more details, visit tScan16™ webpage.



QUAD and OCTAL T1 E1 Analysis and Emulation Hardware

QUAD and OCTAL T1 E1 Analysis and Emulation Hardware

GL's Octal & Quad T1 E1 boards are high density and provide Four (4) or Eight (8) RJ-48 T1 E1 ports and multiples thereof. For example, configurations of 8, 12, 16, 64 T1 E1s in a single rack are possible.

For more details, visit Octal & Quad T1 E1 boards webpage.



Dual T1 E1 Express (PCIe)

Dual T1 E1 Express (PCIe) T1/E1 Analyzer

GL's Dual T1 E1 Express (PCIe) Boards are high-density dual T1 or E1 boards with newer PCIe (x1) bus interface. These boards are identical to the portable tProbe™ units, and support enhanced VF drop and insert capabilities  with software selectable VF Tx and Rx impedances (135Ω, 150 Ω, 600 Ω, 900 Ω, or High), Pulse Mask Compliance Testing, Jitter Generation and Measurement applications.

For more details, visit Dual T1 E1 Express (PCIe) Boards webpage.



STM-1 Mux and Traffic Capture / Analysis Hardware

STM-1 Mux and Traffic Capture / Analysis Hardware

GL's STM-1 Mux is a cost-effective, compact (only 1U high), SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy) multiplexer that is designed for applications in metro and access networks for efficient transport of traditional TDM and emerging data traffic.

For more details, visit STM-1 Mux webpage.



tProbe™ T1 E1 VF & Serial Data Analysis & Emulation Hardware

tProbe™ T1 E1 VF & Serial Data Analysis & Emulation Hardware

GL's tProbe™ is an enhanced version of our popular USB based T1 E1 VF Analyzer / Emulator. This hardware incorporates all the features of the previous analyzer such as portability, USB interface, remote accessibility, scripting, and a vast collection of optional applications.

For more details, visit tProbe™ webpage.



VQuad™ Probe - Self-contained Unit for Voice and Data Testing

VQuad™ Probe - Self-contained Unit for Voice and Data Testing

GL's VQuad™ Probe HD is an all-in-one self-contained VQuad™ with Dual UTA HD test instrument. This comprehensive hardware device incorporates all the features of the current VQuad™ with Dual UTA HD unit such as portability and remote accessibility along with the necessary PC with Win7 OS. The Probe is designed for easier portability and convenient testing with all the capabilities of the current VQuad™ with Dual UTA HD solution.

For more details, visit VQuad™ Probe HD webpage.



Dual High Density Universal Telephony Adapter (Dual UTA HD)

Dual High Density Universal Telephony Adapter (Dual UTA HD)

Dual UTA HD (High Density) is a comprehensive hardware device designed to interface and test the voice, video, and data quality of telecommunication networks. The Dual UTA HD features all the circuitry necessary to universally adapt to any telephony instrumentation, such as standard Plain Old Telephone Systems (POTS), digital hybrid interfaces, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) networks, wireless cellular phones and mobile radios including devices that utilize Bluetooth®, Broadband 3G/4G, LTE technologies.

For more details, visit Dual UTA HD (High Density) webpage.



VQuad™ mTOP™ Solution

VQuad™ mTOP™ Solution

VQuad™ mTOP™ Rackmount is a high-density form factor solution, which provides benchmarking smartphones and handset tests with a combination of Drive Tests, Walk Tests, and In-Lab Tests. mTOP™ is a 1U/2U rack unit which can house any combination of multiple USB test devices. Two-stacked 1U mTOP™ test instrument greatly increases the scalability accommodating up to 6 Dual UTA HD units, thus supporting up to 12 telephony devices. VQuad™ mTOP™ rackmount is economical as it reduces the licensing costs per device.

In addition, GL launches mTOP™ Probe variant, which is an all-in-one self-contained test instrument. The latest VQuad™ mTOP™ Probe includes Dual UTA HD device combined with the PC in one single portable box. The comprehensive mTOP™ Probe hardware unit is designed for easier portability and convenient for field testing as it includes necessary PC interfaces along with Windows® 10 64-bit operating system and remote accessibility via scripting and remote desktop. There are no moving parts with the unit, so reliability and longevity are integral.

For more details, visit VQuad™ mTOP™ Rackmount webpage.



High-Density  WB Solution - VQuad™ 24 Port HD

High-Density WB Solution - VQuad™ 24 Port HD

VQuad™ 24-port HD FXO solution is an all-in-one 2U rack supporting both Wide Band (WB) and Narrow Band (NB) Audio. The 2U VQuad™ HD FXO system incorporates two embedded SBCs (Single Board Computer), each running latest VQuad™ software, along with 12 Dual UTA HD units supporting a total 24 FXO Analog ports. All 24 FXO ports are independent and can be fully automated or remote controlled for a fully autonomous test solution. Access to the 24 Analog ports is via an Amphenol connector on the back of the system which can be broken out to 24 RJ11 connections. Each embedded SBC includes two Gigabit Ethernet connections, two USB connections, and a VGA monitor connection. LED lights on the front of the 2U Rack display status of each SBC along with each Dual UTA HD.

For more details, visit VQuad™ 24-port HD FXO solution webpage.



OC3 / OC12 analysis emulation PCIE card usb unit

OC-12/STM-4 Analysis & Emulation Card

The LightSpeed1000™ is our new dual OC3 / 12 STM1 /4 PCI-Express card for protocol analysis and emulation of ATM, POS, RAW, and Ethernet traffic. The card also sports 2 GigaBytes of DDR2 RAM, a GigE, and a USB 2.0 interface making this card one of the most versatile and powerful cards in GL’s repertoire.

For more details, visit LightSpeed1000™ webpage.



packetexpert™ 10GX

PacketExpert™ 10GX - Quad Port Ethernet / VLAN / MPLS / IP / UDP Tester

PacketExpert™ 10GX is a comprehensive Ethernet/IP test solution supporting industry standard functionalities including wirespeed bit error rate testing (BERT), RFC 2544 / Y.1564 / RFC 6349 tests, packet capture, event-driven triggers and actions, traffic playback, impairment generation, stacked VLAN/MPLS tests, and many others.

For more details, visit PacketExpert™ 10GX webpage.



SonetExpert™ mTop™Probe

SonetExpert™ Channelized Analyzer

SonetExpert™ Channelized Analyzer comprises of hardware and software receiving and transmitting data using SONET and SDH networks and communicating with the GL Soft T1/E1 Analyzer application. Provides an essentially the same feature rich functionality as GL hardware based T1/E1 Analyzers with the difference that T1/E1 frames are multiplexed into SONET/SDH frames and transmitted over optical lines.

For more details, visit SonetExpert™ Channelized Analyzer webpage.

SonetExpert™ Unchannelized Analyzer

SonetExpert™ Unchannelized Analyzer is capable of SONET/SDH testing over OC-3/STM-1, OC-12/STM-4, OC-48/STM-16 and OC-192/STM-64 transports. It is based on the PacketExpert™/SonetExpert™ hardware platform. SonetExpert™ is a versatile hardware platform that supports both Ethernet (up to 10G) and SONET/SDH (up to OC-192/STM-64) testing, two ports support SONET/SDH testing. Multiple hardware units can be connected to a single PC to increase test port density. The software provides a web interface, and is accessed through any browser running on any device like PC, Laptop, tablet etc. In addition to Raw SONET/SDH, it also supports Packet Over SONET/SDH (PoS) and ATM over SONET/SDH.

For more details, visit SonetExpert™ Unchannelized Analyzer webpage.



Portable usb T3 E3 unit

Laptop T3 E3 T1 E1 Channelized and Unchannelized Analyzer

GL’s T3 E3 Analyzer is capable of processing signaling, voice, and data full T3 (DS3) or E3 data streams, dropping and inserting T1 (DS1) or E1, and analysis of HDLC, ATM, Frame Relay, and PPP Protocols. It includes various signal testing capabilities for Unchannelized (Unstructured) and Channelized (Structured) T3 E3 Traffic.

For more details, visit T3 E3 Analyzer webpage.



T1/E1 Multiport Repeaters

T1/E1 Multiport and Optical Tap Repeaters

The T1 (or E1) Multiport Repeaters generate multiple identical T1 (or E1) outputs for each T1 (or E1) input. The repeaters are ideal for multicast (broadcast) applications and in lab environments for load testing and signal duplication purposes.

Multiport Optical Tap Repeater hardware test platform provides multiple identical outputs for optical and electrical signals at OC-3 / STM-1, OC-12 / STM-4, OC-48 / STM-16, 1 GigE, 2.5 GigE and 10 GigE rates. The need for optical taps that cut the optical power by 30% or 50% are not needed, since the signals are repeated at full power.

For more details, visit T1 (or E1) Multiport Repeaters webpage.



2-Wire Voice/Data Capture

2-Wire Voice/Data Capture

The GL Voice Recorder is used to manually capture the voice/data over a 2-wire Analog interface. Using the 2-wire Phone Tap adaptor, one can non-intrusively ‘tap’ into the analog 2-wire line via the RJ11 interface and capture the bi-directional voice/data. The recorded voice/data is automatically saved into a single PCM file.

For more details, visit 2-Wire Voice/Data Capture webpage.



MAPS™ APS Network Architecture

Analog Phone Simulator

MAPS™ APS (Analog Phone Simulator) is the high capacity Analog 2-wire Bulk Call Generator used to test a Central Office (CO), PBX, ATAs, Gateway or other telecommunications equipment, which provide local loop interfaces. MAPS™ APS system supports up to 96 independent FXO ports per 1U MAPS™ APS Server and an APSCB-48 unit. More can be achieved with a 4U MAPS™ APS Server sporting 2 Octal T1E1 Cards to support up to 384 analog ports. It includes a compact system comprising of MAPS™ APS, Analog Interfaces, Patch Panels and other optional modules (Fax Emulation and VQT Analysis) in a rackmount system. 

For more details, visit MAPS™ Analog Phone Simulator webpage.