Gen5 SFF Drive PAM Fixture

Gen5 SFF Drive PAM Fixture

Part Number: QTL2788

Product Details

Power Analysis Module Fixtures (PAM Fixtures) are calibrated measurement devices with digital sideband capture.  A detailed investigation of the interaction between the host and the device under test.

The Gen5 SFF Drive PAM Fixture allows easy power performance and sideband timing analysis for SFF storage devices, supporting U.2, SAS, SATA and U.3 drives. At speeds up to PCIe GEN5.

Across all power rails, voltage and current are measured accurately.

Selected sidebands have digital capture, giving a full picture of host/device interaction.

As with our HD range Programmable Power Modules, the PAM fixtures provides high-resolution measurement, for almost unlimited periods of recording.

This fixture requires a PAM controller to operate.


  • Capture long,  high-resolution power traces
  • Diagnose issues with power up timings
  • Test power performance
  • Power cycle the device

Technical Specifications

  • Supports SFF-8639 devices at up to Gen5 speeds
  • Measure Voltage/Current/Power on 12v and 3v3/5v rails
  • Monitor multiple critical sideband lines including PERST and CLKREQ
  • 250KHz base sampling rate

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