Fiber Optic Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

High Quality Fiber Optic Cables, Made in the USA, Custom Lengths Available

September 27, 2016

Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI, offers all types of high quality, terminated Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies in any length.  Fiber Optic Cables offer near-unlimited bandwidth at high speeds over long distances and are totally immune to electrical interference.  These cables are critical components in telecommunications, networking, broadcast communications, and many industrial... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

EXFO Launches Agile NEMs Infrastructure Solutions for end-to-end Manufacturing Coverage

September 21, 2016

New power meter, variable attenuator and switches combining next-generation chassis and industry's unique, web-based multi-user interface ideal for network equipment manufacturers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today its latest agile solutions for network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), which include new power meter, variable attenuator and switches, all... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Outdoor Utility Revenue Energy Meter has ANSI socket form factor.

September 12, 2016

Designed to mount into ANSI S form meter enclosure, Shark® 270 measures energy and all aspects of power using >0.2% certified Class accuracy. Functionality also covers logging, I/O, and power quality recording. Able to transmitting data to multiple sub-systems, communication capability includes serial, USB, Ethernet, Analog retransmits, and KYZ pulses. Along with metering, power generation, transmission, and distribution, uses include submetering, cost allocation, and demand reduction programs. Read More

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

Fiber Transmitters and Receivers support end-to-end HDCP 2.2.

September 8, 2016

Comprised of 4K/60 fiber transmitter and receiver endpoints in both box and card-based options, DigitalMedia™ Series delivers full DM® 4K/60 support, end-to-end HDCP 2.2 support, support for all IT industry-standard fiber types, flexibility to adapt to changes in fiber types, and local HDMI® switching. DMF-CI-8 DigitalMedia Fiber Card Chassis, serving as power supply and consolidation point, accommodates up to eight 4K/60 fiber cards and is typically located near DM matrix switcher. Read More

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

Miniature Through-Hole IR Receivers have 45 m transmission range.

August 30, 2016

Offered in 5 AGC versions for short and long burst codes, TSOP33xxx and TSOP53xxx series come in Minimold package and respectively provide sensitivity with typical irradiance down to 0.08 and 0.12 mW/m² at 0°. Minimold package also comes with F option for enhanced optical filter against out-of-band optical noise. Integration of photo detector, preamplifier circuit, and IR filter in 3-pin epoxy package simplifies designs. Supply voltage ranges from 2.5–5.5 V. Read More

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

Shortpass, Longpass, Imaging Filters offer deep blocking.

August 15, 2016

With series at 10 nm (213 models), 25 nm (108 models) and  50 nm (147 models), TECHSPEC® Hard Coated Filters include High Performance OD 4 Shortpass Filters, High Performance OD 4 Longpass Filters, and Imaging Filters. These products, fabricated using hard coated plasma deposition technology for performance and durability, provide high transmission of designated wavelengths and maximum blocking within few nanometers of laser wavelength to isolate narrow spectral regions in diverse applications. Read More

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