Softing NetXpert 1400 IE

Product code: Softing Netexpert 1400 IE

Industrial Ethernet Qualifier with Network Diagnostic Tool

NetXpert 1400 IE provides a complete solution for cable testing, performance analysis and troubleshooting of Industrial Ethernet networks, enabling rapid, simple verification and documentation of the capability of cabling links with RJ45 and M12 connectors.

Reduction of Machine Downtime

  • Quick and easy detection of cable faults
  • Defined and documented network status before machine startup
  • Identification of logical network problems through test of active network components

Qualification of Passive Network Components

  • Support of 4 wire industrial network cables
  • Full color wiremap
  • Cable length and distance to cable faults including pair length
  • Data transmission test with 10 Mbit/s, 100 Mbit/s and 1 Gbit/s 

Test of Active Network Components

  • Link test
  • Ping and Traceroute
  • Switch port identification
  • LLDP and VLAN discovery

Documentation and Reporting of Measurements

  • Measurement data stored in internal memory
  • SD card for additional memory
  • USB connection for alternative transfer of measurement data to PC

Additional info

Product Specifications

Cable Measurements

  • Cable testing and ID - Up to 305 m
  • Split pair detection - 1 m ... 305 m
  • Length measurement - Up to 457 m, ±(5% + 0.3 m)
  • Distance to fault - Up to 200 m ±(5% + 1 m)

Active Ethernet

  • Indication of advertised speeds of 10BASE-T / 100BASE-T / 1000BASE-T half or full duplex
  • Link to network possible at 10BASE-T / 100BASE-T

Maximum Voltage

  • Parameters refer to maximum voltage that can be applied to any 2 connector pins without causing damage to the tester:
    ​> RJ jack: 66 VDC or 55 VAC > F connector: 50 VDC or VAC

Storage of Test Results
Up to 250 cable or network tests with user defined names


  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery, 7.2 VDC, 5,500 mAh (Typical)
  • battery life: approximately 32 h, 16 h with gigabit link, 55 h stand-by

3,5“ color touch screen display
60 mm x 100 mm x 230 mm
508 g (with batteries)

Hardware included

  • NetXpert 1400 IE Main Unit
  • NetXpert 1400 IE Active Remote Unit
  • 4 GB SD card
  • RJ45 and M12 D-coded connection cables

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