Fiber Optic Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Accuracy Meter comes in NEMA 1 type enclosure assembly.

June 23, 2016

Serving critical metering applications, Nexus® 1500+ revenue and Class A power quality meter employs Constant Calibration™ technology that self-calibrates meter every 10 sec for optimal accuracy and stability. Product expands switchgear capability and lets user meter critical circuits without switchboard panel redesign. Meter is pre-wired in enclosure, which has shorting blocks and fuses for error-free and accelerated installation. Locking mechanism, also standard, prevents tampering. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Filters with Performance Efficiency Uncompromised by Angle of Incidence

June 8, 2016

Palatine, Ill. – Midwest Optical Systems (MidOpt) announces the release of a broad range of StablEDGE™ filters. StablEDGE™ is an innovative hybrid filter design that maintains critical spectral performance in imaging applications with short focal length lenses (<12mm) or angular-dependent lighting. In traditional filter designs, as the angle of light reaching the filter changes, the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high voltage and lightning, inherent safety in explosive atmospheres, and can operate over distances up to 1,500 m. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Three-Port Media Converter supports dual input over SFP.

May 25, 2016

Used to add IP Video to network, CNMC2+1SFP/M features 2 TX input ports and one SFP port for user's choice of fiber type, distance, connector type, and speed. Port isolation lets unit act as 2 independent media converters while using single optical fiber for transmission, while Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of fiber port as dedicated uplink path. Link Fault Pass-Through feature is also standard. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

LCR and ESR Meter offers Bluetooth-enabled connection.

May 23, 2016

With Smart Tweezers ST5S-BT, users can remotely record measurements as they are done, allowing review of previous measurements to save time while working with surface mount technology. Design combines multimeter with set of sharp tweezers that are able to grasp components, including those on packed PCB or loose. Bluetooth-enabled unit, offering basic accuracy of 0.2%, can connect to computers and NI Labview® via USB receiver stick that enables virtual serial port. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Incom Polymer Fused Fiber Optics Enable Interactive Tactile Feedback Button Displays to Revolutionize Video/Audio Editing Consoles

April 27, 2016

Combing Fairlight's patented Picture Key Technology with Incom's optics delivers control surfaces that have endless design and feature possibilities LAS VEGAS and CHARLTON, Mass. - Incom, the world's largest supplier of innovative glass and polymer fused fiber optic solutions, continues to enable a cadre of variable, tactile user-interface technologies for consumer and commercial... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Incom Announces Partnership with Lytro at NAB

April 26, 2016

Light Field imaging leader uses Incom components in world's first Light Field Solution for Film and Television, Lytro Cinema LAS VEGAS, and CHARLTON, Mass. - Incom, the world's largest supplier of glass and polymer fiber optic solutions, empowers digital display innovation. At the NAB Show, Incom announced that Lytro, the leader in Light Field technology, uses Incom components in... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile Tool-Kit for Live Audio Transmission

April 22, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeter Integrates Two Test Tools into One to Increase Productivity

April 13, 2016

Combination of full-featured digital multimeter plus thermal imager enables faster, more thorough troubleshooting with a single tool EVERETT, Wash. - Thermal imagers are invaluable to help quickly troubleshoot electrical equipment, panels, and transformers but electricians and maintenance technicians often don't have access to one when they need it. Fluke announces the 279 FC TRMS Thermal... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

FiberPlex Optical Fiber Technology Onboard USS Nimitz

March 31, 2016

Annapolis Junction, MD  – Network security has been battened down on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier (CVN 68), thanks in part to new fiber optic communications equipment by FiberPlex Technologies. The U.S. Navy’s oldest and most prominent aircraft carrier installed FiberPlex SATCOM serial data transmission equipment as part of its new Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit accelerates 1553B data bus fault localization.

March 31, 2016

By using 1553-TRBKIT, technicians can use CT100 high-resolution TDR to detect and localize MIL-STD-1553B main bus and stub faults, even through multiple transformer couplers, on military and commercial aircraft. Knowing exact fault location conserves effort and time for avionics technicians, and accelerating aircraft wiring repair enables aircraft to be ready in time to meet defense and commercial aviation schedules. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Services

OFS Demonstrates SWDM Technology over Industry-Recognized Multimode Wideband Fiber at OFC 2016

March 29, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif., – OFC 2016, Booth 2633 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products will highlight its LaserWave® FLEX WideBand Multimode Optical Fiber in demonstrations at OFC. The 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews recently recognized this new fiber with a score of 4.5 out of 5 possible points. The company will demonstrate ShortWave... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Ultra Long Haul Optical Fiber supports transoceanic distances.

March 29, 2016

Enabling launch of higher signal power into span and reduction of amplifier noise, TeraWave™ SCUBA Optical Fiber is optimized for ultra-long haul networks up to 12,000 km using advanced modulation formats and coherent detection. Effective area (153 m²), cabling performance in C- and L-bands, and attenuation (0.155 dB/km @ 1550 nm) promote reliable, coherent transmission at 100 Gbps and beyond over transoceanic distances at high channel counts. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Multi-Phase AC/DC Power Analyzer covers diverse test needs.

March 28, 2016

Optimized for testing single- and multi-phase, high-efficiency, AC/DC and DC/AC power supply designs, PA3000 supports testing to Level VI efficiency standards as well as dedicated energy consumption testing in integration mode for such standards as Energy Star and CEC. Multichannel version has 10 mW standby power measurement capabilities and 1 MHz bandwidth. This 1- to 4-channel power analyzer also includes 50+ standard measurement functions and has multiple analog and digital inputs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Microsemi DIGI-G4's Encryption Engine to Lead Secured Optical Connectivity to the Cloud

March 24, 2016

DIGI-G4's CrypOTN Architecture Awarded FIPS 197 Certification ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its DIGI-G4, the company's latest DIGI Optical Transport Network (OTN) processor enabling the transition to 400G OTN switching... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

OFS Announces Two of its Products are Being Recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews

March 22, 2016

Norcross, GA – OFS, a leading edge designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network solutions, announced today that two of its products are being recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. In the reviews, the company’s LaserWave® FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber received a score of 4.5 out of 5 points and the InvisiLight® Optical Solutions earned a score of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Altera Targets Next-Gen 500Gbps-1Tb Optical Transport Networks

March 21, 2016

Altera Targets Next-Gen 500Gbps-1Tb Optical Transport Networks San Jose, Calif., — Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, is attending the Optical Fiber Conference being held at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, CA, from March 22-24 (Booth #2667), to demonstrate how its programmable chips will help equipment makers to design optical transport networks (OTN) for mobile and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Oclaro Showcases Powerful Product Line-Up to Help Data Center Operators and Service Providers Accelerate the Transition to 100/400Gbit/s Single Mode Fiber Networks

March 18, 2016

- Features live demo of the industry's first SFP28-LR Lite I-temp and SFP28-ER interoperating with QSFP28 CWDM4 - Showcases full-interoperability between Oclaro's 2nd generation CFP and CFP2, CFP4 and newly introduced QSFP28 module SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced its OFC 2016... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Xilinx Debuts Multiple Industry-First Solutions for Ultra-High Bandwidth Optical Networks at OFC 2016

March 18, 2016

Offerings include never-before-seen demonstrations of FlexE, Beyond 100G OTN solutions, 16nm UltraScale+ FPGA with integrated RS-FEC, and 56G PAM4 transceiver performance SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will introduce multiple industry-first solutions for ultra-high bandwidth optical networks at OFC 2016.  Targeting OTN and Datacenter Interconnect (DCI) applications, these... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Products include flexible amplifier and cables.

March 3, 2016

Compact and flexible, FA1 fiber optic amplifier features adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays, also included, aid programming and provide operational feedback. Respectively available for reflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables come in various fiber and head diameters. Extended range, right angle head, and multiple sleeve options are available. Read More