Visible Laser Source overcomes limitation of OTDR dead zone.
January 31, 2012 -
Using visible red light, handheld model C0280003 indicates location of faults in single- and multi-mode fiber from macro bend point, break, problem coupler or connector, or mechanical splice that is not well aligned. Portable unit operates at 650 nm ±20 nm and can distinguish faults in fiber jumpers, jumper boards, distribution frames, and tie-ins. In addition to FC, ST, and SC adaptors, CW and 2 Hz alternative optical output modes are available.
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GAO FiberOptics Inc.
601 Milner Avenue. 2nd floor
Visible Laser Source Overcomes the Usual Limitation of the Dead Zone of an OTDR
Toronto, Canada - GAO Fiber Optics (www.GAOFiberOptics.com) has released this handheld visible laser source ideal for use in the installation and maintenance of optical networks. It accurately finds fiber faults and can be used for both single mode and multi mode fiber. The portable laser source uses visible red light to indicate the location of fiber faults from a macro bend point, break, problem coupler or connector or a mechanical splice that is not well aligned.
This handheld visible laser source, model C0280003, operates at a wavelength of 650 nm ± 20 nm and can distinguish the faults in fiber jumpers, jumper boards, distribution frames and tie-ins. It overcomes the usual limitation of the dead zone of an OTDR to accurately detect fiber fault positions. The visible laser source features low voltage warning, auto power-off, simple button operation and an energy-saving design. It offers FC, ST and SC adaptors. CW and 2 Hz alternative optical output modes are available. In addition, it is powered by a 9 V/160 mAh NI-MH rechargeable battery which provides continuous operation of 8 to 10 hours.
This handheld visible laser source belongs to GAO's family of Visual Fault Series. This line of products also includes a wide variety of visual fault locators such as Rugged Handheld Visual Fault Locator, Pen-Type Visual Fault Locator and Optical Visual Fault Locator which is widely used for fiber optic network maintenance in telecommunications and CATV systems.
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GAO Fiber Optics (www.GAOFiberOptics.com), a member company of GAO Group, is professionally engaged in R&D and production of fiber optical communication products.