The ability to establish the precise time when frames have been captured is a key to many applications. To achieve this, all Napatech Intelligent Network Adapters are capable of providing a high-precision time stamp with a 4 ns resolution for every frame captured/transmitted.
Napatech Intelligent Adapters support a range of different industry standard time stamp formats, in order to work smoothly in the different operating systems supported, and with a choice of resolution to suit different types of applications.
The supported formats are:
Free-running counter format with 10 ns unit
UNIX format with 10 ns unit
PCAP format with 1000 ns unit
PCAP format with 10 ns unit
PCAP format with 1 ns unit
All counters are 64-bit counters.