Fiber Optic Communication Systems & Equipment

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

Smart Tester identifies opens, shorts, and arc faults.

February 4, 2016

Running on power from circuit until circuit breaker trips, TFT100 Fault Trapper™ detects type of fault, timestamps when fault happens, and locates position of electrical event that caused intermittent/persistent circuit breaker trips and No Fault Found conditions. Tester provides in-line monitoring of dedicated circuits up to 300 Vac and 40 A, and allows unattended monitoring to identify electrical events. Using back-up battery, tester enables unpowered display of results. Read More

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

Fiber Optic Sensors provide application flexibility.

February 2, 2016

Designed to be intuitive and flexible, FA1 Fiber Optic Amplifier offers adjustable signal level, selectable response time, multiple timer functions, and UL508 Approval. Dual 4-digit LED displays simplify programming and provide feedback for monitoring application set-up, troubleshooting, and operation. Respectively available for retroreflective and through beam applications, FUR and FUT fiber optic cables offer various diameter, sleeve length, and connector options. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Laser Receiver aligns machinery and assemblies.

January 29, 2016

Designed for use with Microgage PRO Laser Alignment System, Microgage Wireless Laser Receiver is suited for checking many geometric alignments such as: equipment straightness, gantry flatness, machinery squareness, rail and guide parallelism, and bore alignment. Wireless feature provides portability of laser alignment equipment, expanded working range up to 180 ft, and added convenience of connecting 4 or more wireless receivers to display. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Data Logging Power Meter supports email on alarm.

January 6, 2016

Combining revenue metering functionality with advanced data logging, communication, and I/O, Shark® 200 can use email to alert end user when alarm condition occurs, including over/under voltage, high demand, and breakers' operations. Using SMTP protocol, meter can post energy reads on scheduled basis, and send data out to cloud-based software system for Internet of Things applications. Data can be sent to cloud server that meters power usage, apparatus status, and many other functions. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

High-Density Fiber Optic Modules increase data center efficacy.

December 16, 2015

Suited for port replication, Skinny-Trunk modules let Arista Networks (Arista) and Brocade users replicate existing footprint in data centers while increasing efficiency and facilitating cable management. Products include 120G/10G Module for Arista MXP Transceiver, 120G/40G Module for Arista MXP Transceiver, and 64-Port Module for Brocade Fibre Channel (FC) 16-64 Port Blade. Functionality also lets organizations migrating to higher speeds maintain current infrastructure where appropriate. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Discrete Fiber Amplifier offers long-range sensing capability.

December 11, 2015

Used with plastic and glass fiber optic assemblies, DF-G3 can sense more than 10 ft with opposed mode fibers or more than 3 ft with diffuse mode fibers. Power increases detection reliability for dark targets at long range and enhances detection sensitivity when using specialty fiber assemblies for large area and small part detection applications. Available with 1 or 2 dual discrete outputs, amplifier features dual digital displays that simultaneously show signal level and threshold. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fused Dual Clad Fiber Couplers deliver high efficiency.

December 3, 2015

Typical 2X2 Fused Dual Clad Fiber (FDCF) couplers have Dual-Clad (DC) fiber in 2 opposite leads and multimode (MM) fiber in other 2 arms. DC input fiber can be optionally replaced with matching single-mode (SM) fiber, and MM output fiber can be terminated to form 2x1 FDCF coupler. Manufacturing process offers broad wavelength range and 100% transmission for SM fiber input. Applications include OCT and super resolution imaging, fiber sensors, spectroscopy, and confocal/fluorescence microscopy. Read More

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

Ethernet over Coax Solutions facilitate analog to IP migration.

December 3, 2015

Cop-R-Com Ethernet over Coax (EoC) series enables existing coax infrastructures to be used for migration to IP-based systems. Along with transmission speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps full duplex, solutions offer extended range of up to 3,280 ft and PLC technology that accommodates multi-port receivers with integrated Ethernet gigabit switch technology. Security Link over Coax (SLOC) technology, also included, ensures compatibility with IP cameras from SLOC manufacturers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Power/Energy Meters come in pre-wired NEMA 4X outdoor enclosure.

November 23, 2015

Shark® power and energy meters are available pre-wired and configured with NEMA 4X enclosure for outdoor installation. Pre-wired enclosure fosters switchgear capability expansion and enables mounting of meters to measure electricity in remote outdoor locations. Models include Shark 50 multifunction power/energy meter; Shark 50B meter with dual BACnet MS/TP and Modbus TCP/IP ports; Shark 100 revenue meter; Shark 100B meter with native BACnet/IP; and Shark 200 revenue meter. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Digital Multimeters offer extended battery life.

November 19, 2015

Featuring 4.5-digit display, U1280 Series provides 60,000 count resolution, 0.025% accuracy, and 800-hr battery life. Series U1240C, equipped with 4-digit display, provides 10,000-count resolution, 0.09% accuracy, and 400-hr battery life as well as ZLOW and harmonic ratio function. Certified to IP67 for protection against dust and immersion in water up to 1 m, DMMs can use Handheld Meter Logger software for data logging and analysis. Units are suited for electronics and industrial test segments. Read More

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

Spectrophotometer Calibration Tools cover NIR range.

November 13, 2015

Consisting of proprietary blend of doped glass, WAV-8 NIR Solid-State Wavelength Filter produces series of distinct calibration peaks from 700–3,000 nm. With 12 peaks, spectrophotometer calibration of wavelength scale can be highly fine-tuned. FNIR-Series Filters maintain linearity from 700–3,000 nm, enabling technicians to validate 5 certified calibration points in NIR range. Superband-Series Filters, with span of 10 calibration points, cover UV, VIS, and NIR range from 200–3,000 nm. Read More

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

Test Reference Cables support network verification.

November 3, 2015

Available in singlemode and multimode versions, HLC® SCRATCHGUARD® Test Reference Cables feature hardened lens contact technology. Laser process produces tempered mating surface that extends life span of assembly. Shipped with optical performance data, interferometric data, and Fiberchek inspection data, cables are suited for fiber optic performance testing, manufacturing lines, fiber loss test sets, optical return loss meters, and lab instrumentation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Tool combines insulation tester and DMM.

November 2, 2015

Suitable for troubleshooting and preventive maintenance applications, Fluke® 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter combines wireless digital insulation tester plus full-featured true-rms digital multimeter. Tool features VFD low-pass filter for accurate motor drive measurements, insulation tests of 0.01 MΩ to 2 GΩ, and insulation test voltages of 50, 100, 250, 500, and 1,000 V. For safety, meter includes auto-discharge of capacitive voltage and live circuit detection. Read More

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

Coherent Optical Receivers feature bandwidth up to 70 GHz.

October 5, 2015

Pairing with LabMaster 10-65Zi-A oscilloscope, 70 GHz Model IQS70 provides system bandwidth of 65 GHz, delivering solution for characterizing 56 Gbaud communications systems and enabling detection up to 130 GBaud. For lower-rate applications, 42 GHz Model IQS42 provides test platform for up to 32 Gbaud DP-16QAM or DP-QPSK when used with 36 GHz LabMaster 10-36Zi-A. Optical-LinQ software runs within oscilloscope, providing measurement and visualization of optically modulated signals. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Bench LCR Meter offers sweep and bin sorting functions.

September 30, 2015

Equipped with USB, GPIB, and LAN interfaces, model 891 can measure inductance, capacitance, and DC resistance with 0.05% best impedance accuracy over fully adjustable test frequency range of 20 Hz to 300 kHz. Selectable test levels include 0.5 and 1 Vrms, and such features as 300-point linear and logarithmic sweep function, bin comparator, and remote control interfaces make this unit suited for characterizing components in lab, QC, and small volume production environments. Read More

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

DOCSIS 3.1-Compliant Devices foster multi-Gigabit delivery.

September 16, 2015

BCM3047, BCM31442 and BCM3222 enable Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) vendors to build and deploy DOCSIS 3.1-compliant equipment that supports multiple Gigabit cable broadband speeds over coax. While BCM31442 upstream burst receiver integrates ADC supporting up to 300 MHz upstream spectrum, BCM3047 single-chip downstream transmitter integrates DAC enabling transmission out to 1.2 GHz in cable plant. BCM3222 media access control (MAC) device supports up to 25 Gbps. Read More

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

Pre-Terminated Cable helps maximize rack density.

July 23, 2015

Specifically designed for use with angled RapidNet panels, RapidNet RNS Short Body Cassette is available in Category 6 UTP and provides 6 ports per cassette or 24 ports in 1U. Ports come standard in black but are available in choice of colors, which can help define network features such as routes, services, hierarchies, or security levels. In addition, colors can be used to define connections within shared space, such as in co-location data centers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Broadband Filter Sets support Brilliant Violet and UV dyes.

July 8, 2015

When used in conjunction with Brilliant Violet and Ultraviolet dyes, BUV395-3018A, BV421-3824A, and BV510-3825A Filter Sets allow microscopists to visualize molecules of small quantities or low expression within cell. For laser applications, including flow cytometry, emission filters are designed to block common laser lines of 355 nm and 405 nm. Read More

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

Fiber Microcable increases capacity in confined areas.

June 30, 2015

Available with 12–144 fibers from full range of OFS application-specific fibers, MiDia® FX Cable features optimized buffer tubes and jacket rifling designed for optimized air-blown installation performance using microducts. Mechanical and environmental protections are in compliance with Telecordia GR-20, and design helps facilitate fiber cable deployment. Increasing capacity and fiber density in space-limited areas as needed, product also provides flexibility for future technology upgrades.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Laser Power/Energy Meter offers multiple display formats.

June 29, 2015

Featuring 320 x 240 pixel color display with 16 mm digits, StarBright offers digital display with bargraph or analog needle display. Unit measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size for company's thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors. Meter also measures irradiance and dosage for PD300RM radiometer sensors. When used with BeamTrack power/position/size sensors, StarBright can monitor laser beam size and track beam position to fractions of a mm. Read More