Both units support IPv6 and are backward compatible with DOCSIS 2.0/1.1 systems and equipped with Gigabit Ethernet hardware. Both models incorporate SLM and QAM analyzer functions including the ability to test deep interleave digital video carriers. The CX180-D3+ features greater sensitivity and lower noise floor for troubleshooting low level ingress. Paired with a compatible upstream generator, the CX180-D3+ can also perform return path QAM analysis.
Wireless connectivity has been enhanced for test result export via Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n WiFi or 3G UMTS connections in addition to USB memory stick or FTP.