Sifos Technologies Introduces the

New PoE Powered Device Analyzer for

IEEE & 802.3at

The Leader in Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Test introduces the new PDA-604A PoE Powered Device Analyzer a single-box comprehensive solution for testing IEEE 802.3bt and 802.3at PoE Powered Devices.

Sifos Technologies, Inc. ( offers one-button, fully automated test sequences* and limit checking for critical Powered Device PoE characteristics. With measurements performed at the Powered Device network interface, many parameters critical to 802.3at and 802.3bt interoperation can be accurately assessed relative to specification requirements, thus fully avoiding the need for and the severe limitations associated with 802.3at/802.3bt PSE's.

The PDA-604A Powered Device Analyzer offers the following comprehensive PoE PD Analysis and Verification key features:

  • 4-Pair and 2-Pair Powering and Analysis of All 802.3bt / 802.3at PD's
  • Fully Configurable Classification and 802.3bt / 802.3at Power Grants
  • Continuous PD Powering to >82 Watts at All PD Input Voltages
  • Comprehensive Analysis of 802.3bt / 802.3at PD Performance Parameters
  • Automated IEEE 802.3at* Powered Device Conformance Testing
  • Flexible 802.3bt / 802.3at LLDP Emulation and LLDP Protocol Analysis
  • Powerful Metering: Voltage, Current, & Power Sampling at the PD Interface
  • Intuitive Graphical User Interface for Rapid Analysis and Testing
  • Powerful Script Automation and Binary API Library for Microsoft Windows
  • Informative Pop-Up Spreadsheet Reports and Statistics
  • Plug'n Play USB Interface to Windows PC's
  • LAN Port for External PD Configuration and Control During Testing

  • Fully Integrated, One-Box Solution
  • Superior Defect Coverage
  • Flexible Automated Testing of 802.3at PD's
  • Powerful Real-Time Load Monitor and Compliance Analysis
  • Desktop Ready Design
  • Future PDA-604A software feature options will include PSE Conformance Test Suite for 802.3bt

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