Keysight / Agilent 4972A LAN Protocol Analyzer

Keysight / Agilent 4972A LAN Protocol Analyzer

This Agilent / HP 4972A LAN Protocol Analyzer is used and in excellent condition.


• Option 001 - RGB Color Output
• Option 002 - RS-232/V.24 Remote interface

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Stock # 71456-2
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Keysight / Agilent 4972A LAN Protocol Analyzer

  • Trends and Statistics
  • Network Performance Analysis
  • Protocol Interpreters
  • Background Traffic Generation
  • Programmable Messages, Tests
  • Simultaneous Transmit, Receive


The Agilent / HP 4972A LAN Protocol Analyzer is a protocol analyzer for Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, and StarLAN local area networks. The analyzer captures and displays frames integral to communication between networked systems and devices. Statistical measurements provide information on fundamental parameters that instantly characterize network performance. Messages can also be transmitted in order to test system responses or simulate heavily loaded network conditions.

Product Family: 4972

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Physical InterfaceIEEE-802.3 (ETHERNET)
ProtocolsTCP/IP, DECNET, XNS, User Defined
Data Rate10 Mbps
Display9 in. diagonal, 25 lines, 80 chars/line
Mass Store3.5 in. Microfloppy, 20 MByte Winchester expandable through HP-IB to 100 MBytes
Video OutHi Resolution
ProgrammingEnhanced Softkey Menus
Triggers16 Filters with up to 62 characters each
Send String16 Messages of 2022 characters each
AutoconfigureNode Table (Statistics Package)
Data Capture Buffer1 MByte
Printer OutputHP-IB, HP 2225A ThinkJet, Plotter Output
Remote OperationTransfer Data, Menus, SW Applications via RS-232C/V.24, Unattended Control via RS-232C/V.24
OtherReal-time Clock
Cursor Timing

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Agilent / HP 4972A Datasheet (pdf) 
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