WireXpert Industrial Ethernet

Industrial Ethernet Cable Certifier

WireXpert Industrial Ethernet is the ideal measurement tool for the certification of Industrial Ethernet network cabling up to 500 MHz. With its RJ45 and M12 D-coded connection kits, it supports the most widely used industrial connector types. The big touchscreen and the simple GUI make it easy and fast to use.

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Certification of Passive Network Components

  • Support of 4-wire industrial network cables
  • Certification according to industry standards – Class D / E / EA and Category 5e / 6 / 6A
  • Meets precision requirements according to TIA and ISO Level IIIe
  • Measurement according to end-to-end link method

Made for Industrial Use

  • Solid housing for safe use in everyday tasks
  • Testing of Industrial Ethernet with RJ45 and M12 connectivity, E2E connection tests

Easy to use

  • Touch-sensitive 6-inch industrial LCD display on main unit and active remote station
  • Start of measurement by tapping once
  • Bypassing time-consuming distances by using the active remote station

Detailed documentation of the measurements

  • Optional professional reports created by eXport PC software
Technical Data
Certification TestingTIA 568-C.2 CAT 5e, 6, 6A; ISO/IEC 11801, EN 50173 Class D, E, EA; CAT 5e, 6 and 6A patch cable
Autotest Time – CAT 6A9 s
Max. Cable Length for Dual-Ended Autotest500 m
Insertion CyclesChannel: 10,000 typical, Permanent Link: 5,000 typical
Test ParametersAs specified in TIA 1152, IEC 61935-1
Wire MapLoop Resistance0 Ω ... 40 Ω, ±0.1 Ω
Length0 m ... 500 m, ±0.5 m (dual-ended testing)
Propagation Delay and Delay Skew0 ns ... 5,000 ns, ±1 ns
Attenuation0 dB ... 70 dB, ±0.1 dB
Pair-to-Pair and Power Sum NEXT0 dB ... 85 dB, ±0.2 dB
Return Loss0 dB ... 40 dB, ±0.2 dB
ACRN, PSACRN-25 dB ... 85 dB, ±0.5 dB
Advanced DiagnosticsTime-domain fault locator for RL and NEXT
Measurement AccuracyExceeds TIA 1152 and IEC61935-1 Level IIIe
Measurement Frequency Range1 MHz ... 500 MHz
Display6“ industrial LCD, touch-sensitive area on main unit and active remote unit
EnclosureRuggedized plastic with rubber covering, withstands 1.5 m drop test on hard surface
Power Supply3 A power adapter, 100 VAC ... 240 VAC to 12 V
BatteryRemovable and rechargeable Li-ion battery, > 8 h of continuous operation
Dimensions232 mm X 126 mm X 87 mm
WeightApproximately 1.4 kg / unit
TemperatureOperating temperature: 0 °C ... 40 °C, storage temperature: -20 °C ... 60 °C
Relative Humidity10 % ... 80 %
Calibration Period1 year
Supported LanguagesChinese, Czech, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
 Scope of Delivery
HardwareWireXpert 500 IE main unit, WireXpert 500 IE active remote unit, Class Ea / CAT 6A channel adapters, Class Ea / CAT 6A permanent link adapters, patch cables and adapters, carrying case and nylon cover
Order Numbers
DDA-JJ-004111WireXpert Industrial Ethernet
Additional Products and Services
KAL-JJ-004180The E2E Ethernet Set contains 2x E2E adaptor with TERA interface for industrial ethernet and Profinet tests, 2x E2E measuring cable TERA to Harting preLink®, 2x RJ45 CAT6 preLink® socket HIFF format without terminal block, 1x reference cable
DDA-JJ-004179E2E adaptor with TERA interface for industrial ethernet and Profinet tests
ACA-JJ-004080Reference cable
ACA-JJ-004150E2E measuring cable TERA to Harting preLink®
ACA-JJ-004162RJ45 CAT6 preLink® socket HIFF format without terminal block
ACA-JJ-004163The M12 D-coded cable kit contains 2x measuring cable TERA to Harting preLink®, 2x M12 D-coded connector, 2x M12 D-coded socket
ACA-JJ-004164The M12 X-coded cable kit contains 2x measuring cable TERA to Harting preLink®, 2x M12 X-coded connector, 2x M12 X-coded socket
TRA-PN-CERTINSTTraining: PROFINET Acceptance and Commissioning
TRA-PN-CERTENGTraining: PROFINET Technology graduated as Certified PROFINET Engineer
TRA-PN-TOOLSOn-site training: PROFINET tools

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