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Scalable Fiber Optic Simulator features removable modules.

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August 27, 2012 - User-configurable for applications such as physical network emulation and equipment certification, Fiber Lab Flex(TM) Optical Fiber Testing Platform consists of one 19 in. rack mountable instrument that accepts up to 10 removable modules. Each module can be filled with up to 10 km of any fiber type or brand and supplied with any standard connector. This allows for mixing of different lengths while yielding repeatable results. Fully loaded module weighs 4.75 lb and measures 9.5 x 1.5 x 11 in.

M2 Optics, Inc.

100 Parksouth Lane, Holly Springs, NC, 27540, USA

Original Press Release

Fiber Optic Simulator Features Removable Modules, Scalability

Press release date: August 21, 2012

A new, totally modular fiber optic simulator that can be user-configured for physical network emulation and other applications such as equipment certification is being introduced by M2 Optics Inc. of Raleigh, NC.

The Fiber Lab Flex(TM) Optical Fiber Testing Platform is a 19" rack mountable instrument which accepts up to 10 removable modules that provide users with virtually unlimited configuration flexibility and scalability. Each module can be filled with up to 10 km of any fiber type or brand and be supplied with any standard connector, allowing for the mixing of different lengths and a "build-as-you-go" solution yielding totally repeatable results.

Featuring modules which can be used in the Fiber Lab Flex(TM) Optical Fiber Testing Platform or separately on a desktop, a fully loaded module with 10 km of fiber weighs only 4.75 lbs. and measures 9.5"H x 1.5"W x 11"D. Typical applications include physical network simulation with multiple fibers in the laboratory, equipment certification using a mix of fiber types, product development, quality control and latency testing.

The Fiber Lab Flex(TM) Optical Fiber Testing Platform is priced according to fiber type and length configurations. Each module can be purchased separately.

For more information contact:

M2 Optics Inc. Kevin Miller, VP Marketing 130 Penmark Dr., Suite 105 Raleigh, NC 27603 (866) 269-2902 FAX (919) 341-1672 e-mail: kmiller@m2optics.com www.m2optics.com

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