Fiber Optic Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Plant Engineering Recognizes the Fluke Connect Reliability Platform for Improving Workforce Efficiency and Productivity

December 3, 2016

Fluke Condition Monitoring and 279 FC Thermal Multimeter, both part of the Fluke Connect system, are finalists in the magazine's awards

EVERETT, Wash., Dec. 1, 2016 - Fluke® Condition Monitoring and the Fluke® 279 FC Thermal Multimeter are finalists in the Maintenance Tools and Equipment category of the Plant Engineering 2016 Product of the Year Awards. The awards honor new...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

New 3D Metal Machines, Software, Peripherals, and Materials Announced at Formnext 2016

November 23, 2016

Lichtenfels (Germany), Wednesday, November 15, 2016: The commercial launch of the M LINE FACTORY is here. For the first time, part production as well as set-up and dismantling processes will take place in two independent machine units so that they can be operated physically separate from one another. This now enables production processes to run in parallel rather than sequentially so that...Read More

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

DSC-R418 Optical Receiver offers -3dBm of maximum optical overload.

November 19, 2016

With user-adjustable gain, DSC-R418 designed for 25 to 28 Gbaud / 50 to 56 Gbps Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM-4). Including 25 to 28 Gbps NRZ-ASK (PAM-2) modulation formats for 1310 nm and 1550 nm single-mode systems, unit offers differential conversion gain of up to 3000 V/W. Providing linear response of less than -6 dBm optical input,unit comes with maximum differential peak-to-peak output voltage of ~1V.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

1908 and 1908P Digital Multimeters provide up to 0.01Hz resolution.

November 19, 2016

Suitable for signals from 10Hz to 120kHz, 1908 and 1908P Digital Multimeters enable frequency, capacitance, and temperature measurements. Providing built-in data logging, even in remote locations, devices offer USB interface for remote control and read-back. With RS232, GPIB, and LXI-compliant LAN interfaces in 1908P, units include internal rechargeable batteries for 'use anywhere' versatility and five capacitance measurement mode ranging up to 120uF.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

UV Cut-Off Filter reduces amount of reflection in VIS and NIR spectra.

November 19, 2016

Offered in both unmounted and mounted versions with standard photographic and lens filter mount threads, UV cut-off filters have an anti-reflective (AR) coating. Available in seven models, unit provides surface flatness of 4-6λ and surface quality of 80-50. Including wavelength ranges from 350-2200 nm spectra, unit offers 34 mm to 69 mm diameters. Featuring Hoya L-39 substrate, filters are used in biomedical, imaging and inspection applications.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fluke Connect reliability Platform Recognized by Control Engineering

November 19, 2016

Fluke Condition Monitoring and 279 FC Thermal Multimeter, both part of the Fluke Connect system, are finalists in the magazine's awards

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 - Fluke Condition Monitoring and the Fluke® 279 FC Thermal Multimeter are finalists in the Hardware - Handheld Test, Measurement, Calibration category of the Control Engineering 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards. The...Read More

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

TE SubCom Supplies MAREA Submarine Cable System

October 24, 2016

Work Underway on Innovative New Transatlantic Cable EATONTOWN, N.J. -- Facebook, Microsoft, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that TE SubCom has been named the system supply partner for the new MAREA submarine cable across the Atlantic Ocean. TE SubCom has completed the route survey and begun...Read More

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

Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Cable features high fiber density.

October 3, 2016

Intended for data center and central office networks, AccuRiser™ Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Cable allows engineers and technicians to bypass building entrance terminal and route cable directly to where it is needed. Gel-free construction helps minimize cable preparation time for splicing. Cable meets demands of outdoor route between buildings while providing fire rating needs of indoor installations. With 288-864 fibers, product eliminates need for multiple runs of smaller fiber count cables. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Beam Combining Filters target optogenetics applications.

September 30, 2016

BrightLine® Multiphoton LaserMUX™ Beam Combining Filters enable deep tissue imaging and optimized contrast in multi-color and multi-modal fluorescence microscopy. Filters simultaneously achieve high transmission, high reflection, and low GDD over both reflection and transmission, while maintaining minimal wavefront distortion. Suitable for combining 2 femtosecond pulsed laser beams, filters support optogenetics and other life science applications. Read More

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