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The AirCheck G2 provides fast, simple, and accurate isolation and troubleshooting, thereby reducing the time to resolve wireless issues. AirCheck G2 simplifies wireless troubleshooting by providing:

A rugged, handheld purpose-built wireless tester supporting the latest Wi-Fi technologies (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
A one-button AutoTest, which quickly provides a pass/fail indication of the wireless environment and identifies common problems
An instant view of test results including network availability, connectivity, utilization, security settings, rogue hunting, and interference detection
Connectivity to a centralized test results management platform, Link-Live, that facilitates greater job visibility, project control and fleet management for larger distributed environments


Wi-Fi is a complex technology, but testing it doesn’t have to be. AirCheck G2TM Wireless tester is purpose built for the front-line IT responders dispatched to the complaints of: The Wi-Fi is not working or the Internet is down. The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester provides fast, simple, and accurate isolation and troubleshooting, thereby reducing the time to resolution of wireless issues.

There are many variables that lead to Wi-Fi complaints, ranging from network based problems and configuration issues to environmental or client device misconfigurations. Collecting all the key pieces of information the very first time is key to every front-line IT responder to resolve any complaint.

The AirCheck G2’s intuitive user interface and management platform provides actionable intelligence to not only remove the complexity of wireless troubleshooting but also helps speed up closure of the trouble ticket. The cost of not getting the job done right the first time, leading to an escalation team visit, leads to ineffective usage of the escalation team efforts & end-user dissatisfaction due to slow problem-solving response time. AirCheck G2 provides front-line IT with complete & accurate wireless information to solve problems right the first time, instead of blindly escalating them.


What’s new in the AirCheck G2 (Second Generation) Wireless Tester
The Second Generation AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester carries on the legacy of the AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester, but now additionally offers:

802.11ac 3 stream radio
5” Touchscreen display
Ethernet tests for AP backhaul verification
Automatic uploads of basic connectivity tests to the Link-Live cloud service.

Touchscreen Display
The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester has a responsive 5” touchscreen display. The home screen offers easy navigation to drill down into: Networks
Access Points
Channels
Clients
Autotest
Ethernet Test


802.11a/b/g/n/ac Network Detection and Connectivity Validation

Find configuration and coverage problems as well as rogue access points by viewing a list of all physical access points heard by AirCheck G2. Connect to networks or specific access points using WEP, WPA, WPA2, and/or 802.1x. Acquires an IP address and pings the router, gateway, and user-defined addresses to verify connectivity and network access inside and outside the firewall. Verifies connection quality.   AutoTest

Performs essential Wi-Fi tests and a pass/fail indication of the wireless environment and identifies common problems - for any level of technician's expertise.

Air Quality - Checks for Wi-Fi and non Wi-Fi utilization by channel, plus co-channel interference.
Network Quality - Verify coverage, interference, security and ability to connect to specified networks
Rogue Access Points - Identify AP's not listed in the profile
Ad Hoc Networks – Detects ad hoc networks and flags them as potential network security risk
AutoTests are user configurable and based on the multiple profiles which can be stored in AirCheck and selected for different sites or requirements. Results may also be stored for export to AirCheck Manager. 

            


Cloud Based Results Management
Link-Live Cloud Service

Once the AirCheck G2 is connected to the Link-Live Cloud service, basic network connectivity test results are automatically uploaded to the dashboard for project management and reporting. This internet-hosted service is available from anywhere at any time using any device with a browser and internet connection. It is especially useful for managers of remote teams that need visibility to test results instantly. In addition, teams that utilize the wired only companions to the AirCheck G2 such as the LinkSprinter or LinkRunner have a single dashboard system to manage results from network connectivity tests.




AirCheck G2 Manager Software

The AirCheck G2 Manager Software provides the ability to manage AirCheck G2 profiles and view detailed information on saved tests results. The AirMagnet Manager is free and available for download to any computer from the Link-Live Cloud Service.


Profiles


Easily configure, manage, and control the use of your AirCheck G2 – or an entire fleet of them - with the Profiles feature, which allows configuration of security settings, AutoTest limits, and target devices for connectivity. Name and transfer multiple profiles into AirCheck G2, as needed for different facilities. Profiles are password protected, eliminating worry about unauthorized access to your network if your AirCheck G2 is lost or stolen.




Record Session


You can easily view detailed information about networks, access points, channels, or clients on the AirCheck G2 Manager Software by viewing a saved session file. The session files will capture details including AirCheck G2 configuration, AutoTest results, lists of AP’s / clients and channel usage.



List Networks
Find security issues, rogue APs and coverage problems and view a list of all wireless networks heard by AirCheck. Instantly see the following for each network:
Signal level
Security / encryption
Number of APs in network
SSID name
Type of network


Locate Access Points and Clients Easily
Quickly identify rogue APs by setting the authorization status for each AP in AirCheck or AirCheck Manager software.  Once set, this allows you to instantly verify authorized devices and determine if rogue devices are present on your network.

You may define an AP's authorization status two ways: from AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester or the AirCheck Manager software.  

Network Connection Tests
Verify network availability and access by connecting to a network (SSID) or specified AP using three simple steps:

Associate with AP
Request IP address from DHCP server
PING gateway, DHCP server and user-defined addresses
TCP port connectivity
The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester’s intuitive user interface provides actionable intelligence, simplifying wireless troubleshooting and validation. AirCheck G2 provides network professionals and technicians of any skill level with complete and accurate information to resolve connectivity and performance problems quickly, speed up closure of trouble tickets, and ensure your Wi-Fi network meets end-users’ needs.

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NetScout AirCheck G2 Plus EXT-ENT, Auto Charger, Holster. Includes soft case, AC charger, USB cable, Quick Start Guide, external directional antenna, holster, automobile charger.

The AirCheck G2 provides fast, simple, and accurate isolation and troubleshooting, thereby reducing the time to resolve wireless issues. AirCheck G2 simplifies wireless troubleshooting by providing:

A rugged, handheld purpose-built wireless tester supporting the latest Wi-Fi technologies (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
A one-button AutoTest, which quickly provides a pass/fail indication of the wireless environment and identifies common problems
An instant view of test results including network availability, connectivity, utilization, security settings, rogue hunting, and interference detection
Connectivity to a centralized test results management platform, Link-Live, that facilitates greater job visibility, project control and fleet management for larger distributed environments
Wi-Fi is a complex technology, but testing it doesn’t have to be. AirCheck G2TM Wireless tester is purpose built for the front-line IT responders dispatched to the complaints of: The Wi-Fi is not working or the Internet is down. The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester provides fast, simple, and accurate isolation and troubleshooting, thereby reducing the time to resolution of wireless issues.

There are many variables that lead to Wi-Fi complaints, ranging from network based problems and configuration issues to environmental or client device misconfigurations. Collecting all the key pieces of information the very first time is key to every front-line IT responder to resolve any complaint.

The AirCheck G2’s intuitive user interface and management platform provides actionable intelligence to not only remove the complexity of wireless troubleshooting but also helps speed up closure of the trouble ticket. The cost of not getting the job done right the first time, leading to an escalation team visit, leads to ineffective usage of the escalation team efforts & end-user dissatisfaction due to slow problem-solving response time. AirCheck G2 provides front-line IT with complete & accurate wireless information to solve problems right the first time, instead of blindly escalating them.


What’s new in the AirCheck G2 (Second Generation) Wireless Tester
The Second Generation AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester carries on the legacy of the AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester, but now additionally offers:

802.11ac 3 stream radio
5” Touchscreen display
Ethernet tests for AP backhaul verification
Automatic uploads of basic connectivity tests to the Link-Live cloud service.

Touchscreen Display
The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester has a responsive 5” touchscreen display. The home screen offers easy navigation to drill down into: Networks
Access Points
Channels
Clients
Autotest
Ethernet Test


802.11a/b/g/n/ac Network Detection and Connectivity Validation

Find configuration and coverage problems as well as rogue access points by viewing a list of all physical access points heard by AirCheck G2. Connect to networks or specific access points using WEP, WPA, WPA2, and/or 802.1x. Acquires an IP address and pings the router, gateway, and user-defined addresses to verify connectivity and network access inside and outside the firewall. Verifies connection quality.


AutoTest


Performs essential Wi-Fi tests and a pass/fail indication of the wireless environment and identifies common problems - for any level of technician's expertise.

Air Quality - Checks for Wi-Fi and non Wi-Fi utilization by channel, plus co-channel interference.
Network Quality - Verify coverage, interference, security and ability to connect to specified networks
Rogue Access Points - Identify AP's not listed in the profile
Ad Hoc Networks – Detects ad hoc networks and flags them as potential network security risk
AutoTests are user configurable and based on the multiple profiles which can be stored in AirCheck and selected for different sites or requirements. Results may also be stored for export to AirCheck Manager. 

            


Cloud Based Results Management
Link-Live Cloud Service

Once the AirCheck G2 is connected to the Link-Live Cloud service, basic network connectivity test results are automatically uploaded to the dashboard for project management and reporting. This internet-hosted service is available from anywhere at any time using any device with a browser and internet connection. It is especially useful for managers of remote teams that need visibility to test results instantly. In addition, teams that utilize the wired only companions to the AirCheck G2 such as the LinkSprinter or LinkRunner have a single dashboard system to manage results from network connectivity tests.




AirCheck G2 Manager Software

The AirCheck G2 Manager Software provides the ability to manage AirCheck G2 profiles and view detailed information on saved tests results. The AirMagnet Manager is free and available for download to any computer from the Link-Live Cloud Service.


Profiles


Easily configure, manage, and control the use of your AirCheck G2 – or an entire fleet of them - with the Profiles feature, which allows configuration of security settings, AutoTest limits, and target devices for connectivity. Name and transfer multiple profiles into AirCheck G2, as needed for different facilities. Profiles are password protected, eliminating worry about unauthorized access to your network if your AirCheck G2 is lost or stolen.




Record Session


You can easily view detailed information about networks, access points, channels, or clients on the AirCheck G2 Manager Software by viewing a saved session file. The session files will capture details including AirCheck G2 configuration, AutoTest results, lists of AP’s / clients and channel usage.



List Networks
Find security issues, rogue APs and coverage problems and view a list of all wireless networks heard by AirCheck. Instantly see the following for each network:
Signal level
Security / encryption
Number of APs in network
SSID name
Type of network


Locate Access Points and Clients Easily
Quickly identify rogue APs by setting the authorization status for each AP in AirCheck or AirCheck Manager software.  Once set, this allows you to instantly verify authorized devices and determine if rogue devices are present on your network.

You may define an AP's authorization status two ways: from AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester or the AirCheck Manager software.  

Network Connection Tests
Verify network availability and access by connecting to a network (SSID) or specified AP using three simple steps:

Associate with AP
Request IP address from DHCP server
PING gateway, DHCP server and user-defined addresses
TCP port connectivity
The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester’s intuitive user interface provides actionable intelligence, simplifying wireless troubleshooting and validation. AirCheck G2 provides network professionals and technicians of any skill level with complete and accurate information to resolve connectivity and performance problems quickly, speed up closure of trouble tickets, and ensure your Wi-Fi network meets end-users’ needs. Features: A rugged, handheld purpose-built wireless tester supporting the advanced Wi-Fi technologies (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
A one-button AutoTest, which quickly provides a pass/fail indication of the wireless environment and identifies common problems
An instant view of test results including network availability, connectivity, utilization, throughput, security settings, rogue hunting, and interference detection
Connectivity to a centralized test results management platform, Link-Live, that facilitates greater job visibility, project control and fleet management for larger distributed environments
Touchscreen display The AirCheck G2 Wireless Tester has a responsive 5" touchscreen display. The home screen offers easy navigation.
Networks Quickly view all the networks present in the environment, and see critical parameters for each one including signal level, signal/noise ratio, security type, and number of access points. Find common issues such as mixed security types, poor signal coverage or lack of secondary AP coverage. Sort or filter on any parameter. Then drill into more details for any network, including 802.11 types supported, number of connected clients, channels and more.
Access points Quickly view all the APs present in the environment, and see critical parameters for each one including signal level, signal/noise ratio, security type, and channel. Find common issues such as incorrect security type, poor signal coverage or incorrect channel. Sort or filter on any parameter. Then drill into any AP to set its authorization level and see more details, including number of connected clients, supported rates, 802.11n and 802.11ac capabilities and more. From the AP details page, drill into a list of connected clients or the channel on which the AP operates to verify any channel utilization or co-channel interference problems.
Channel utilization and interference Quickly determine if channels are over-utilized with 802.11 Wi-Fi traffic and/or with non-Wi-Fi interference and noise. Devices that can cause interference include microwave ovens, wireless game controllers, Bluetooth devices, Zigbee devices and wireless video cameras. You can also drill in to see the level of Wi-Fi traffic and interference over the last 60 seconds on a selected channel, as well as the access points and clients using this channel.

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The World’s First Android-based Smart Network Tester for the Connected World

As the world’s leading network connectivity tester, LinkRunner™ provides immediate visibility and value to network professionals responsible for delivering network services. By combining Ethernet test capabilities for copper and fiber links with the Android™ OS1, LinkRunner G2 represents a breakthrough in handheld network test that elevates the proficiency and productivity of network technicians responsible for troubleshooting as well as deployment and validation of network connected devices.






This model contains:
LinkRunner G2 with Li-ion battery, power supply with regional power plugs, Wireview Cable ID #1, inline RJ-45 coupler, USB 2.0 to Micro USB cable, 8gb Micro SD card, small soft case, coupler and a getting started guide.

Features
Twisted pair testing 10/100/1000BASE-T
Fiber optic testing 100/1000BASE-X
Automated network connectivity testing
Android-based OS for Ethernet connected app use
Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ready
Loaded power testing up to UPOE on all 4 pairs
Cable validation including distance-to-fault
Discover the nearest switch/slot/port and VLAN/Voice VLAN
DHCP, DNS and Gateway connectivity test
Ping and TCP port connectivity test
Automated test result upload to Link-Live Cloud
Service
Packet reflection up to 1 Gbps


Importance of Automated Network Connectivity Testing


Paramount to the deployment of any type of network-connected device is validating link and network services from the point where end devices connect to the network. By automating those many tests in a simple but complete AutoTest, instead of requiring specialized expertise to understand the many underlying elements of network connectivity, even the least experienced technician can execute the test.

AutoTest performs a default set of key network connectivity tests in seconds, providing a standardized test process that enables technicians to quickly and accurately identify if the problem is in the connected device, the network, or lack of proper PoE being supplied to the RJ-45 jack.

TruePower™ PoE Class 0-4, UPOE
Link speed/duplex
Nearest switch including slot/port/VLAN/Voice VLAN
DHCP IP Address assignment
DNS Validation
Gateway Router Validation
Reachability to target resource
i.e. internet
When customization of the AutoTest is needed, profiles can be defined to ensure a standardized test process is executed when variables about the link under test are needed. While these settings can be easily changed in use, profiles can be configured by a senior team member to ensure lessskilled technicians are executing an AutoTest that is specific to their network environment, which is particularly useful in organizations who manage distributed locations. Examples include: Site-specific PoE configuration
Proxy Settings
1000BASE-T validation
IPv4/IPv6
DHCP/Static IP
Up to 10 custom-defined ping or TCP port open targets
VLAN ID and Priority
802.1x authentication
User-defined MAC
At the completion of each AutoTest, the result is automatically uploaded into the included Link-Live results management and reporting database and sent to any number of recipients via email. Users have the ability to add additional information that will append to the link test either directly from LinkRunner G2 or through email.


Examples of useful information to document with the AutoTest result:
Use the on-board camera along with an Android app to scan a QR/Barcode
Attach a photo of a serial number, asset tag or just proof of device install
Trouble ticket number
Jack location
Eliminate Security Risk of Using Personal Devices

Many technicians today use their personal mobile device on the job to access vendor apps, check trouble tickets, look up technical documents, calculate IP address ranges, configure network equipment, and more. However, the use of a personal device for job-related tasks could be considered a security risk. In addition, it may have only limited access to network infrastructure information (if connected to a guest VLAN, for example).

But the mobile device has no ability to validate wired Ethernet infrastructure – it cannot test PoE, cabling, link negotiation or network services. While it features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, many networked end-point devices do not support these connection methods. So multiple tools are needed.
Workflow Efficiency Gains

Imagine how much time it would save to have a single device that could receive a trouble ticket, view pdf documents, verify network services via AutoTest, automatically document test results, do all things Wi-Fi and Bluetooth that you can do with your personal mobile device with the optional Edimax2 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth USB Adapter, on-board camera to document installed devices, scan QR/barcodes and configure any IoT device that supports an Android app or web connection via Chrome browser

Use Android apps to do things like:
Configure an IoT device (security camera, AP, lighting, HVAC)
Telnet into a switch
Run a speed test
Access an IP calculator
View info provided by a Bluetooth-supported sensor
Plug in a USB printer and along with the companion Android app, print labels
Get help – start a webex, invite others and share your screen enabling quick assistance without unnecessary downtime

The possibilities are endless as the world of smart devices goes. Apps are available for virtually anything you need to do.

Visit https://link-live.com/public/apps to see the current list of readily available free apps. Don’t see something you need, just request it at the NetScout® App Store and we will verify the app and get it posted.

Note: only apps that are free to consumers are available for install on LinkRunner G2, chargeable apps are not supported.
LinkRunner G2 Key Features

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Ready - plug in the optional Edimax* N150 2-in-1 Wi?Fi and Bluetooth Nano USB Adapter to further expand the capability of your LinkRunner G2.

Wi-Fi - View and configure IoT devices, connect and communicate over Wi?Fi
Edimax - 11n Wi-Fi Speed up to 150 Mbps. Complies with wireless IEEE 802.11b/g/n standards for Wi-Fi data transmission rates up to 150 Mbps when connected to an 802.11n device. Wi-Fi Security: Supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2 encryption.
Bluetooth - View, connect and configure Bluetooth devices and sensors
Edimax - Bluetooth 4.0 & Bluetooth 3.0+HS (High Speed) up to 24 Mbps and fully backwards compatible with Bluetooth 3.0+HS and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR for wireless communication with almost all Bluetooth-enabled devices.
* Edimax N-150 2-in-1 Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0 Nano USB Adapter is sold separately and is certified regionally.
US-WIFI-BT-USB: Edimax n150 Wi-Fi & Bluetooth USB Adapter for US and Canada. Channels 1-11
EU-WIFI-BT-USB: Edimax n150 Wi-Fi & Bluetooth USB Adapter for Europe. Channels 1-13


10/100/1000BASE-T over Copper and 10/1000BASE-X over Fiber - use AutoTest to run a full network connectivity test or choose Switch test to quickly see nearest switch and switch details over either media type. *Fiber SFP not included, sold separately.

Nearest switch and VLAN information over Copper and Fiber Links - uses IEEE Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) plus the Cisco® and Extreme Discovery Protocols (CDP and EDP) to display the VLAN/Voice VLAN and nearest switch model, slot and port. When reported as part of the AutoTest, a Refresh option is available that allows you to receive the next xDP frame (CDP/LLDP) coming from the switch.

TruePower™ PoE testing - quickly validate PoE performance by drawing actual power utilizing all 4 pairs such as UPOE. Load the circuit to stress switches, cabling and patch panels, all while measuring the voltage and pairs being used.

Link Speed/Duplex - verify link speed and duplex is configured as expected. If 1000BASE-T test is enabled and the link under test is not performing as expected, a yellow warning indication will be noted and the actual speed emphasized.

802.1X authentication - verify access to secure networks using 802.1X and MAC Access Control Lists (ACL). The included LinkRunner G2 Manager software configures 802.1X EAP type, downloads certificates and enters passwords.

IPv4/IPv6 ready - supports both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

IP Address Validation - a key element to ensure network services are available for IoT connected devices is to verify they are able to obtain an IP address and access the network. Both DHCP and static IP configurations are supported; when using DHCP, the handshake timing and lease time is shown.

Key device and application availability - in addition to ping, which is sometimes blocked or disabled, theLinkRunner G2 can perform a TCP port open test to verify application connectivity to up to 10 user-defined targets using IPv4 and IPv6. Router, DNS and DHCP servers are reported. LinkRunner G2 provides the ability to perform a continuous ping, providing a quick and simple way to find intermittent connectivity issues.

Cable verification - validate patch cables and installed wiring for length, reversed and crossed pairs, as well as distance-to-fault for opens, shorts, and split pairs. Perform a patch cable test with the integrated loopback ports, simply plug each end of the patch cord into the two RJ-45 ports on LinkRunner G2 to see pin to pin connectivity. Cable toning, flash port and numbered WireView adapters (for cable identification and wiremap) are also supported.

Automated Results Documentation - use the encrypted and highly secure Link- Live results management database to manage an unlimited number of test results, testers claimed to the service and invited users. Easily view and manage results such as by job-specific folders, tags and organizations. Results can include more detailed information such as jack location, trouble ticket, photographs taken with the integrated camera, or data from a QR/barcode scan. Create professional reports customized with your logo and project-specific information. Know who on your staff is testing what, where and when.

Packet Reflector - The LinkRunner G2 packet reflector mode allows it to be used as a remote device during end-to-end network path performance tests to validate LAN and WAN throughput capabilities up to 1000BASE-T. The reflector mode can be configured to swap MAC and/or IP addresses.

LinkRunner G2 supports packet reflection for:
OptiView® XG Network Analysis Tablet
OneTouch™ AT Network Assistant
Designed for field use - 4-hour Li-ion battery life, recharge over PoE or with included AC adapter, rugged design.





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