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monitoring and analyzing - wireless M-Bus



Wireless M-Bus analyzer

The Wireless M-Bus Analyzer supports the monitoring and analyzing of Wireless M-Bus traffic according to EN 13757-4.

This tool provides an easy to use graphical user interface for rapid troubleshooting and maintenance of your Wireless M-Bus network. Long time packet capturing and packet visualization for many Wireless M-Bus configurations can be managed with only a few mouse clicks in combination with the PA-iM871A, a Wireless M-Bus USB adapter. The analyzer supports single radio and dual radio modes for monitoring of uplink and downlink channels with different physical settings in parallel. Decryption support enables to inspect also AES-128 bit encrypted packets.Flexible packet filtering and data visualization allows an easy and efficient way for troubleshooting and validation of complex wireless network configurations. With respect to the ETSI regulations a traffic monitor for duty cycle evaluation completes the list of supported features.




  • 2 x PA-iM871A USB Adapter
  • CD with software for MS-Windows™
  • User Guide  



Packet Capturing: connect the PA-iM871A to your PC and start your monitor session
Single Radio Mode: used for S1, S1m, S2, T1
Dual Radio Mode: suitable for T2 and R2
Packet Visualization: packet content is visualized in multiple ways
Packet Filter: focus on specific message types or network nodes for fast and easy analyzing
Message Parser: deep packet analysis including M-Bus application layer (EN 13757-3)
Traffic Monitor: evaluate the Duty Cycle of single Wireless M-Bus nodes
AES Decryption: decryption support for multiple AES-128 bit Keys
Operating Systems:

MS-Windows™ 7, 8, (XP)

  • Smart Metering (EN 13757)
  • Data concentrators and reader

Operating Voltage: 4.4 V to 5.25 V
Supply current: typ. 37 mA (RX)
typ. 60 mA (TX @ +10dBm)
Dimensions (LxWxH): approx. 46 x 20 x 11mm³
Operating temperature: -20°C to +70°C
Frequency range 863 Mhz to 870 MHz
Data rates: 4.8 kbps, 32.768 kbps, 100 kbps
Output power: typ. +10 dBm (EIRP)
Receiver sensitivity: up to -110 dBm
Antenna: integrated chip antenna
Single Radio Mode: used for S1, S1m, S2, T1
Dual Radio Mode: suitable for T2 and R2
Operating Systems:

MS-Windows™ 7, 8, (XP)