Fiber Optic Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment

Optical Fiber Assembly makes use of OCT capabilities.

February 20, 2015

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) optical fiber assembly capabilities enables building of optical fiber probes with flexible tip lensing designs to meet critical OCT imaging specifications, such as insertion loss, internal back reflection, beam size, and working distance. Fiber manufacturing can incorporate such unique features as select cutoff, specific numerical apertures, graded index fibers, and coreless fibers. Additionally, polishing and fiber tip shaping are available. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Power and Energy Meter measures lasers up to 120 kW.

February 18, 2015

With response time of <1 minute, 120K-W Laser Power Meter can measure very high power, fiber, IR, and Nd:YAG lasers. Portable unit consists of beam dump with overall dimensions of 50 x 50 cm, and water flow power measurement unit with 11 x 15 x 34 cm dimensions. Connecting to PC via RS-232 interface, meter includes software that displays and graphs power and water flow rate. It is suited for heavy-duty applications, such as deep penetration welding, drilling, and cutting large products in field. Read More

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

All-Dry Fiber Microcable improves safety and productivity.

February 17, 2015

While improving safety and productivity, MiDia® Dry FX microcable helps reduce fiber cable installation expense. Fibers emerge from buffer tubes ready for fusion splicing or optical testing, eliminating need for cleaning products. Available in 3 constructions containing up to 144 fibers, product comes with bend-insensitive AllWave® + fiber. Entirely dry cable technology replaces gel-based filling and flooding compounds traditionally used to prevent spread of water in outside plant cables. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment

KVM Matrix Switches/Extenders have hybrid fiber/CATx architecture.

February 16, 2015

Comprising matrix switches and extenders, TLX Series provides flexible and efficient, uncompressed signal architecture supporting fiber-optic and CATx connectivity. Extension and switching is possible for full, uncompressed 4K video with full color depth (4096 x 2160 resolution, 4-4-4 color depth) at 60 Hz frame rate using 2 fibers or CATx cables. Single laser, single-data-stream, 10 Gbps architecture supports delivery of uncompressed video, audio, and peripheral data. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

PM Fused Fiber Couplers/Splitters support ±50 nm operation.

February 6, 2015

By leveraging Fused Biconically Tapered (FBT) wavelength flattening technology, Ultra Broadband Polarization Maintaining (PM) Fused Fiber Couplers/Splitters support operation over bandwidths up to ±50 nm for polarization maintaining fibers (including Panda and Bow-Tie). These products support builds of expanding global imaging and sensor markets utilizing broader wavelength bandpass with highest path-matching accuracy for optimal system performance. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Couplers/Splitters support wide temperature range.

February 6, 2015

With fused biconically tapered platform, Sub-Zero Polarization Maintaining Fused 125 µm and 80 µm Fiber Couplers/Splitters operate from -55 to +85°C, without significant changes in Polarization Extinction Ratio. Components are small in size with low excess loss, optimal uniformity, and high directivity. Built to mil-aerospace standards and available in various split ratios, devices are suited for fiber gyros and sensors, instrumentation, harsh environment DTS and smart structures. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Digital Multimeter integrates data visualization.

February 2, 2015

Integrating digital multimeter, digitizer for waveform capture, and capacitive touchscreen user interface, 7 ½-digit DMM7510 Graphical Sampling Multimeter is suited for device characterization, debugging, and analysis as well as production test/ATE. Multimeter provides 14 ppm basic 1-year DCV accuracy and measurement ranges to 100 mV, 1 Ω, and 10 µA. With 1 MS/sec, 18-bit digitizer, user can view and analyze current and voltage waveforms and transients without need for PC. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Digital Panel Meter measures voltage to 300 V and current to 5 A.

January 26, 2015

Able to measure voltage, current, and apparent power, ProVu® PD6400 is NEMA4X/IP65 rated for use in panel or field under harsh environmental conditions. Independent, field-selectable current and voltage inputs accept up to 300 V and 5 A (AC or DC), and 1/8 DIN size unit also accepts current transformer inputs for higher measurements. Dual-line display features LED digits and warning lights with adjustable brightness, and Modbus® capability (Slave) enables network integration. Read More

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

Power and Energy Meter supports BACnet MS/TP communication.

January 12, 2015

Featuring native BACnet MS/TP serial communication, Shark® 50B supplies power and energy data to building automation systems. Unit comes pre-programmed with 34 BACnet objects for seamless integration into existing BACnet networks. Meter also supports Modbus over TCP/IP so that it can communicate to stand-alone energy management system or energy dashboard. In addition to building automation, meter supports LEED projects and other green building initiatives. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Broadband Polarizers feature wide acceptance angles of ±40°.

January 9, 2015

Available in 25.4 mm and 38.1 mm diameters with thickness of 2.2 mm, Broadband Polarizers provide consistent transmitted contrast from 300–2,700 nm. Linear units are made with fused silica substrate and feature wide operating temperature of -50 to 80°C. Suited for use with uncollimated light sources, RoHS-compliant polarizers target broadband applications from UV to SWIR, where wire grid polarizers are not practical. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Optical Extenders target professional AV systems.

December 16, 2014

Using single fiber optic cable, Models DVI-7313 and DVI-7314 extend HDMI v1.4 signals with resolutions up to 4K/30p over cable distances of 1,640 ft and 1.2 miles, respectively. DVI-7313 supports Multi-Mode optical fiber, while DVI-7314 supports both Multi-Mode and Single-Mode fiber optic cable. By employing high-speed SerDes that combines DVI/HDMI signal channels into single uncompressed 10.3 Gbps bit stream, extenders enable transmission of signal over single wavelength. Read More

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

Circuit Breaker Finder performs multiple functions.

November 7, 2014

Comprising transmitter and receiver, BF20 Circuit Breaker Finder with NCV Detector and GFCI Outlet Checker determines circuit breaker or fuse associated with any 110 V outlet without interrupting power. Fully automatic unit also detects energized lines, cables, and outlets; tests for and identifies common outlet wiring faults; and verifies operation of GFCI circuits. Designed to comply with safety standard IEC 61010-1, instrument includes circuit that eliminates false positives. Read More

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

Light and Color Meter suits on-line production applications.

October 22, 2014

Designed for industrial manufacturing of LEDs, Model BTS2048-VL provides complete photometric, scotopic, colorimetric, and radiometric spectral data. Meter is equipped with BiTec light sensor, which combines properties of silicon photodiode with those of back-thinned CCD diode array. Controlled via USB2.0, Ethernet, RS232, or RS485 interface, BTS2048-VL uses 3 processors and electronic shutter plus input and output triggers for synchronized LED binning. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Solar Power Meter serves residential plant applications.

October 21, 2014

Solar-Log® 350 & GE Meter, comprised of General Electric I-210+ residential meter and Solar-Log technology, puts itself in service automatically after being plugged into any standard socket meter base. Solar-Log technology monitors and logs incoming data from solar array with revenue-grade precision required to collect state/utility incentives. Solution communicates with servers and online applications via 3G cellular modem and comes with 5 years of cellular data and Solar-Log WEB services. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Connector and Termination Kit hasten fiber optic repair/install.

October 14, 2014

Attaching to cable via mechanical means, LC Crimp and Cleave Connector utilizes optical and mechanical properties of HCS® (Hard Clad Silica) and Graded Index HCS® optical fibers. GiHCS® optical fiber in Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) cable construction with Crimp and Cleave LC connectors accelerates fiber optic cable installation/repair by technicians without any power, epoxy, gel, or polishing for termination. Products support Fast (100 Mbps) and Gigabit (1,000 Mbps) Ethernet data rates. Read More

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

Fiber Cables suit high-density data center applications.

October 8, 2014

Equipped with Push-Pull tab connectors, N820-T Premium Series LC/LC 10 GbE Fiber Cables can be installed or removed with one hand; no tools are needed. Features such as slim uniboot design, short connectors, and ceramic ferrule make cables suitable for LANs, SANs, high-speed parallel interconnects for head-ends, telecommunications rooms, and data centers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Serial Data Link Products withstand severe-duty conditions.

September 25, 2014

Serving as direct replacement for Garrettcom/Dymec5800 series of serial data over optical fiber products, Reliance RLFDX Series includes substation-rated fiber optic RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 2/4 Wire as well as TTL Logic Data Link/Repeater. Products can transmit serial data up to 30 Km and feature electrical isolation. Areas of use include such electric power transmission and utilities, factory floor, water treatment, petroleum refining markets, and all out-of-plant installations. Read More

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

Handheld Combination Analyzers debug satellite ground stations.

September 16, 2014

Enabling DDR4 DIMM protocol validation and debugging at over 2.5 Gbps, FieldFox analyzers provide solution for satellite ground station installation and maintenance. Products cover frequencies up to 26.5 GHz and provide all-in-one functionality: spectrum analyzer, full 2-port vector network analyzer, and power meter. Measurement Option 208 verifies frequency converters, and Option 212 expands cable testing beyond single-ended coax cable to provide insight into differential device performance. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Handheld Tweezer Meters are sized for one-hand operation on SMDs.

September 11, 2014

Offering 1%–3% basic accuracy, LCR-58 Tweezer LCR Meter offers functionality covering resistance, capacitance, inductance, ESR, DCR, and diode test. Standard features include Data Hold function, Auto Select mode, manually, and selectable frequency. Manual and auto range options are available. Covering resistance, capacitance, continuity, and diode test, PRO-57 Tweezer Digital Multimeter offers Data Hold function, Auto Select mode, and manually selectable range. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Multi-Mode Fiber System unifies multiple fire alarms.

August 12, 2014

Designed to join up to 16 remote fire alarm control panels together to report all systems' signals to central monitoring station, Lite-Connect allows more details to be reported on systems’ events, as opposed to traditional method of running copper signaling line circuits between buildings. Multi-mode fiber optic cable protects control panels from common ground faults and electrical surges caused by lightning. Information reported contains actual point or zone information for all event types. Read More