Fiber Optic Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Power Meters simplify and automate complex testing routines.

March 27, 2017

Helping network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) boost automation and efficiency, FTBx-1750 Power Meter modules optimize NEMs testing processes. Product is based on GeX detector for NEMs to test high output power of iTLA and µiTLA assemblies. Meter features front-panel for integrating cavity to provide wide numerical aperture to test bare fiber adapters, multifiber MTP® and MPO interfaces.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

OFS Announces Higher DWDM Capacity Over TeraWaveTM ULL Optical Fiber with Nokia Commercial Ultra-Wideband C+L-Band System at OFC 2017

March 24, 2017

OFC 2017, Booth 2925, Los Angeles, California, March 20, 2017 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products and solutions will showcase the capacity and un-regenerated reach of Nokia’s 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) Ultra-wideband C+L- band DWDM system over OFS’ TeraWaveTM ULL Optical Fiber, helping to reduce cost-per-bit of transport... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Switch features front panel pushbutton.

March 20, 2017

Used for switching data to multiple displays, billboards and signs, Model 6316 QuickSwitch® Fiber Optic Switch comes with MEMS- based mirror switch technology. Operated at 1310 nm and 1500 nm wavelength, unit features single mode, 9/125 micron fiber LC simplex ports. Designed with front LED’s for indication of power status and present position, QuickSwitch® comprises of A and B labeled LC... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

WirelessHART Power Meter offers secure and reliable data transmission.

February 10, 2017

Enhancing granular energy management and effective equipment monitoring, WirelessHART Power Meter delivers measurement solution to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. Designed for monitoring voltage, current, power and energy on single- and three-phase electrical systems, unit provides real-time monitoring of electricity consumption.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

IR-Block/Visible Optical Filters feature 25.4™ C-Mount for installation.

February 3, 2017

Available in SP635, SP644 and AB555, IR-Block/Visible Optical Filters come with C-Mount for easy installation. SP635 filters are A/R coated on both sides and offer ≥90% peak transmission. Used in cameras with CMOS sensor responsivity, SP644 is used in 395-638 nm range. Having laser protection at 1064 nm, AB555 comes with 3.5 mm thickness and has optical density of UV (190-375nm), near-IR... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

WDP Passive Multiplexers do not need new fiber optic channels.

February 1, 2017

Addressing optical applications not compatible with active WDM technology, FiberPlex WDP Passive Multiplexers recover large portion of 400,000 GHz fiber optic cable. Product multiplexes 8 or 16 data channels onto pair of singlemode fiber by dividing into wavelengths. Suitable in campuses, data centers, telecoms and broadcast facilities. Product has virtually no bandwidth limitations due to its... Read More

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

Optical Filters are suitable in aerial vegetative monitoring.

January 13, 2017

Available in standard threaded mount to fit any camera size, Optical Filters are available in 0.5mm, 1.1mm and 2.0mm thicknesses. Modifying single color camera by removing IR blocking filter, Bi725 Red Edge Bandpass Filter allows reflected near-infrared light (850nm) and green light (550nm) to capture camera sensor’s in red channel and green channel. TB550/660/850 and TB475/550/850 filters... Read More

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

Dark Fiber Lit Up During Hillsdale’s 2016 Commencement Featuring Justice Clarence Thomas

January 4, 2017

Annapolis Junction, Maryland – June 1, 2016 – A campus full of dark fiber lines plus FiberPlex optical multiplexing added up quickly to huge cost savings for Hillsdale College in southern Michigan and proved crucial for the college’s 2016 Commencement event featuring high-profile speaker Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

In 2013, Hillsdale’s Director of Technical Media Ted... Read More

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, 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'... Read More

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... Read More

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, 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... 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 manufacture of... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read More