PowerSync Analyzer: A Family of PSE Testers

Configurable Instruments & Software for Testing PoE Power Sourcing Equipment. What do you need in a PSE Tester?

Instruments

Most Comprehensive

Test Suites & Options

*Requires PSA-3000 or PSA-3402
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*Requires PSA-3000
or PSL-3000
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PowerSync Analyzer

Sifos Technologies offers the PowerSync® Analyzer in two form factors: The multi-slot PSA-3000 and the compact PSA-3402. Both PSE testers support the world’s most comprehensive and automated PSE Conformance Test Suites covering PSE’s that power up to 30W on 2-pairs and up to 90W on 4-pairs. 

PSA-3000

Connects up to 24 PSE ports and provides access to the PSE  Conformance Test Suite, the Multi-Port Suite, and LLDP Emulation and Analysis.

PSA-3402

Compact and transportable configuration supporting PSE Conformance Test Suite and LLDP Emulation and Analysis options.

Key Features

PSA-3000 / PSL-3000 Software

Included with every instrument in the PSA-3000 family are PSA Interactive (GUI) and PowerShell PSA (script automation) software. Whether running test suites, setting up PD emulations, analyzing specific PSE behaviors, or automating QA tests, PSA Software enables high productivity and rapid results. 

General Features

PSA Interactive

PowerShell PSA Software

PSE Conformance Test Suites

Whether testing single port injectors or 48 port PSE’s, Sifos offers the ultimate solution to assess PSE conformance to all applicable IEEE specifications. With the click of a button, fully automated testing and reporting delivers comprehensive and informative results including difficult-to-spot intermittent conformance behaviors.   

2-Pair 802.3bt / 802.3at PSE's

4-Pair 802.3bt PSE's

Play Video

Click above to see a video introduction to the highly automated PSE Conformance Test Suite for 2-Pair, 802.3at PSE’s.
(~12 min.)

Open 4-Pair Sample Report
Open 2-Pair Sample Report

PowerSync Programmable Loads (PSL-3424, PSL-3000)

The PSL-3424 is Sifos’ newest member to the PSA-3000 family.   It uniquely offers capability to continuously load up to 24 4-Pair, 100 watt capable PSE ports simultaneously.  It also introduces new testing features not previously available in the PSL-3000 Programmable Load.

The PSL-3000 is Sifos’ lowest cost-per-port solution for PSE loading and testing.   It supports the 2-Pair Multi-Port Suite including the 2-Pair Multi-Port Test Suite for automated PSE system and power management analysis.  It can provide continuous 99W loading on up to 12 802.3bt PSE ports simultaneously.

Both instruments are managed using PSA Interactive and PowerShell PSA software environments and, like the PSA-3000, both instruments are fully certified to industry safety and emissions standards.

Key Features: PSL-3424A / PSL-3424L

Key Features: PSL-3000 / PSL-3224

Multi-Port Suite

While most PSE ports are part of multi-port PSE, behaviors of such systems of PSE ports are beyond the scope of IEEE 802.3 specifications.  The one-of-a-kind Multi-Port Suite enables flexible emulation of many PD’s and fully automated testing of PSE port administration and power management behaviors while powering up to 192 Type-1, Type-2, or Type-3 (Class 4) PD’s. 

2-Pair Multi-Port Test Suite

Live PD Emulation

Play Video

Click above to see a video introduction to the fully automated PSE Multi-Port Test Suite for 2-Pair PSE’s
(~34 min.)

Open Sample Report

LLDP Emulation and Analysis

The optional LLDP Emulation feature allows a PSA-3000, PSL-3424L, or PSL-3000 test port to behave just like an 802.3at or 802.3bt PD that uses LLDP to convey its power demands.  802.3 PoE LLDP is a special variant of LLDP protocol that involves handshakes and protocol timing between a PSE and a PD.

802.3at and 802.3bt PD Emulation and Protocol Analysis

Rapid PSE and Chained Data Test of 4-Pair and 2-Pair PSE's

The optional PSL-3424-QT feature license opens up two important productivity tools in the PSL-3424 platform.  PSL-3424 Quick Test is a fully automated PSE functional test covering between 2 and 8 PSE ports in a test cycle with average test times on the order of 10 seconds per port tested.   The Chained Data Test user interface allows rapid construction and verification of test setups used in “snaked data path” testing of PSE’s with user specified loads and optional LLDP power negotiation on each test port. 

PSL-3424 Quick Test for 802.at and 802.3bt PSE's

Chained Data Test Support for 802.3at and 802.3bt PSE's

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