Fluke Networks AirCheck
Wi-Fi Tester

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Fluke Networks AirCheck

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  • Supports 802.11a/b/g/n – All in one handheld tool
  • Instant-on operation – Powers up in less than three seconds and automatically starts discovering networks, access points (APs), and channel activity
  • Intuitive user interface quickly gives you the answers you need in one or two button presses and displays the information on a bright color display
  • Identifies security settings for each Network and Access Point: Open, WEP, WPA, WPA2, and/or 802.1x
  • Pinpoints Wi-Fi traffic and interference – Shows how much of each channel’s bandwidth is consumed by 802.11 traffic and interference, and the APs using each channel
  • Finds rogue APs – Flags unauthorized APs. Helps you hunt them down with the LOCATE function or find them even faster with the optional directional antenna
  • Connection tests – Connects to networks or specific APs 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
  • Designed for the field – Five-hour battery life. One-handed operation
  • Rugged design
  • Documents results – Saves complete results of the current troubleshooting session for download to your PC with the push of a button
  • Easy upgrades – The mini-USB port allows software upgrades in the field in just minutes. And with Gold support, you’ll automatically receive upgrades at no additional charge
Fluke Network's AirCheck Wifi Tester integrates all Wi-Fi technologies plus interference detection, channel scan-ning, and connectivity tests. The Fluke Network Air-Check is an intuitive, handheld wireless tester that allows users to quickly verify and troubleshoot 802.11 a/b/g/n network availability, connectivity, and security all in a dedicated, handheld tool.

Quickly trouble-shoot the most common Wi-Fi pain points, including:
  • Coverage problems
  • Overloaded networks or channels
  • Interference
  • Connectivity problems
  • Failed access points
  • Rogue access points
  • Security settings
  • Client problems
In addition to generating instant reports and documentation, AirCheck Manager software allows you to set up multiple profiles and manage network and security settings for a single unit, or an entire fleet of AirCheck testers
AirCheck vs. Laptops/Freeware
Features AirCheck Wi-Fi Tester Laptop Utilities and Freeware
Portability Dedicated handheld Wi-Fi tester; Easy to carry from location to location and operate with one hand; Rugged and designed to withstand field use Cumbersome to use as a troubleshooting tool; must juggle laptop in one hand while navigating through multiple software utilities with the other – all on the go; Fragile and prone to damage in the field
Time to boot < 3 seconds Up to 5 minutes
User interface Streamlined and intuitive, quickly gets to the information needed within 3 button presses Staff members can learn to use AirCheck in minutes, eliminating long training time Each utility has it’s own UI and navigation scheme. Often confusing to navigate through to the needed information
Ability to detect interference Quickly discovers whether or not interference is the issue May not indicate interference as the cause, which can lead to guessing and wasted time
Documentation Integrated reporting software fully documents the troubleshooting session, enabling fast trouble ticket resolution or problem escalation May not create reports; User must document issues manually
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AirCheck Functions
Click here for a larger image - List Networks ability of the Fluke Network Aircheck List Networks
Find security issues, rogue APs and coverage problems and view a list of all wireless networks heard by the Fluke Network AirCheck. Instantly see the following for each network:
  • Signal level
  • Security / encryption
  • Number of APs in network
  • SSID name
  • Type of network
Click here for a larger image - List Access Point Ability of the Fluke Network Aircheck List Access Points
Find configuration and coverage problems as well as rogue APs. View a list of all physical APs heard by the Fluke Network AirCheck including the following information:
  • Channel
  • Signal level
  • AP name or MAC address
  • SSID name (or count of SSIDs for virtual APs)
  • Security / encryption
  • Type of network
Click here for a larger image - List Channel Usage ability of the Fluke Network Aircheck Channel Usage
Quickly determine if cannels are overloaded due to Wi-Fi traffic (displayed in blue) or interference (displayed in gray). Verify channel-usage pattern or overlap and flag illegal use of channels.

With Fluke Network Air Check, you can also detect the presence of interference. Devices that can cause interference include microwave ovens, cordless phones and headsets, BlueTooth® devices, and analog video cameras.
Click here for a larger image - Access Control Settings of the Fluke Network Aircheck  Access Control Settings
Quickly determine which access points are known and which are not by setting the authorization status for each AP seen by Fluke Network AirCheck. You may also define access control settings in Fluke Network Air-Check Manager and download them in a profile. 
Click here for a larger image - Locate Access points with the Fluke Network Aircheck  Locate Access Points
Track down rogue and other APs by graphing the signal strength over time, or by using an audible indication which can be muted. 
Click here for a larger image - Access Point Details of the Fluke Network Aircheck  Access Point Details
Quickly identify AP configuration problems. View the following information for each physical AP:
  • Signal / noise/ signal-to-noise ratio (current and max)
  • SSID and BSSID
  • ACL status
  • Security / encryption
Click here for a larger image - Connect with the Fluke Network Aircheck  Connect
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
Click here for a larger image - List Probing Clients with the Fluke Network Aircheck  List Probing Clients
Find misconfigured or failed client devices and view a list of all probing devices by MAC address and sig-nal strength. Does not display associated clients. 
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Features Description
Wireless Specifications 
Specification compliance  IEEE 802.11a, 11b, 11g, 11n 
Operating frequencies  EEE 802.11a ISM Band
USA (FCC): 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz; 5.725 GHz to 5.850 GHz
Europe (ETSI): 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz
Japan (TELEC): 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz; 5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz  
IEEE 802.11b/g ISM Band
USA (FCC): 2.412 GHz to 2.462 GHz (channel 1 to channel 11)
Europe (ETSI): 2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz (channel 1 to channel 13)
Japan (TELEC): 2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz (channel 1 to channel 13) 
IEEE 802.11gn 40 MHz Band
USA (FCC): 2.422 GHz to 2.452 GHz
Europe (ETSI): 2.422 GHz to 2.462 GHz
Japan (TELEC): 2.422 GHz to 2.462 GHz 
IEEE 802.11an 40 MHz Band
USA (FCC): 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz; 5.725 GHz to 5.850 GHz
Europe (ETSI): 5.15 GHz to 5.25 GHz
Japan (TELEC): 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz; 5.47 GHz to 5.725 GHz 
Regulatory domain  World Mode, 802.11d compliant 
External uni-directional
Frequency range: 2.4 GHz to 2.5 GHz and 4.9 GHz to 5.9 GHz;
Minimum gain: 5.0 dBi in the 2.4 GHz band and 7.0 dBi in the 5 GHz band
Connector: Reverse-polarity SMA plug 
Operating temperature
and relative humidity
32°F to 113°F (0°C to +45°C)
Note: The battery will not charge if the internal temperature of the tester is above 104°F (35°C) 
Operating relative humidity
(% RH without condensation) 
90% (50 to 95°F; 10 to 35°C)
75% (95 to 113°F; 35 to 45°C) 
Storage temperature  -4 to 140°F (-20 to +60°C) 
Safety  EN 61010-1 2nd edition 
Altitude  4,000 m; Storage: 12,000 m 
EMC  FCC Part 15 Class A, EN 61326-1 
Certifications and compliance  CE Conforms to relevant European Union directives 
Conforms to relevant Australian standards
Listed by the Canadian Standards Association 
Conforms to FCC Rules, Parts 15.107, 15.109 
AirCheck Manager Software
Supported operating systems  Windows Vista; Windows XP; Windows 7 
Processor  400 MHz Pentium processor or equivalent (minimum)
1 GHz Pentium processor or equivalent (recommended) 
RAM  96 MB (minimum); 256 MB (recommended) 
Hard disk  Up to 500 MB of available space may be required 
Display  1024 x 768 high color, 32-bit (recommended) 
Hardware  USB Port 
Physical Specifications  
Dimensions   3.5 in x 7.8 in x 1.9 in (8.9 cm x 19.8 cm x 4.8 cm) 
Weight  14 oz (0.4 kg) 
Battery  Removable, rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack (18.5 Watt-hrs) 
Battery life  Typical operating life is 5.5 hours; Typical charge time is 3 hours 
External AC adapter/charger  AC input 90 to 264 Vac 48 to 62 Hz input power
DC output 15 Vdc at 1.2 amps 
Display  2.8 in color LCD (320 x 240 pixels) 
Keypad  12-key elastomeric 
LEDs  2 LEDs (transmit and link Indicators) 
Host Interface  USB 5-pin mini-B 
Wireless Antenna  Internal 
External Antenna Port  Input only; Reverse-polarity SMA connector 
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Ordering Information
Model Description Buy Online Price
MFR ID: 3456065
Fluke Network AIRCHECK Wi-Fi Tester Discontinued
MFR ID: 3674827
Fluke Network AIRCHECK-5PK Wi-Fi Tester 5 Pk Discontinued
MFR ID: 3674811
Fluke Network AIRCHECK-10PK Wi-Fi Tester 10 Pk Discontinued
AIRCHECKGLDES Fluke Networks AIRCHECK/GLDES AirCheck for Etherscope Gold owners Discontinued
ACKLRPRO Fluke Networks ACK-LRPRO Network Tech Troubleshooting Kit w/ACK, LRPRO Discontinued
See: ACK-LRAT2000
ACKLRPRO10PK Fluke Networks ACK-LRPRO-10PK 11 ACK-LRPRO Kits Discontinued
MFR ID: 4040755
Fluke Networks ACK-LRAT2000 Network Tech Troubleshooting Kit. Includes: AirCheck tester, LinkRunner AT 2000 tester Discontinued
MFR ID: 4115913
Fluke Networks ACK-LRAT-CIQ Ultimate Network Tech Troubleshooting Kit. with ACK,LRAT2000 and CIQ Discontinued
ES2PROSXILRACK Fluke Networks ES2-PRO-SXI-LR-ACK EtherScope S2 LAN WLAN SX Fiber ITO + LRPRO + AirCheck-Kit Discontinued
Included Accessories
  • 1 - USB cable
  • 1 - Soft case
  • 1 - Getting Started Guide
  • 1 - CD with AirCheck Manager software
  • 1 - User Manual
Optional Accessories
MFR ID: 3531352
Fluke Networks EXT-ANT-RPSMA NetScout External Directional Antenna, RSMA connector Discontinued
MFR ID: 3531365
Fluke Networks WBPLION AirCheck Lithium Ion Replacement Battery Discontinued
MFR ID: 3450050
Fluke Networks POE-DETECTOR Power Over Ethernet Detector Discontinued
MFR ID: 2139929
Fluke Networks DTX-ACUN AC Charger, Universal Discontinued
MFR ID: 3531390
Fluke Networks GLD-ACK AirCheck Gold Support Services 1 yr Discontinued
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