Fiber Optic Testers

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Begins Delivery of the IsoVu(TM) Optically Isolated Measurement System

August 18, 2016

IsoVu Technology Combines 1 GHz Bandwidth, Wide Common Mode Range, with Superior Common Mode Rejection to Make Previously Hidden Signals Visible BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the IsoVu™ Measurement System previewed earlier this year at the APEC 2016 show is now shipping and available for worldwide delivery to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Quicker, Simpler Network Troubleshooting with Updated NaviTEK NT

August 12, 2016

The NaviTEK NT Plus and Pro network testers from IDEAL Networks have received a number of time-saving updates to help technicians carry out network troubleshooting and maintenance on both copper and fiber cable even more efficiently. Compact and handheld, NaviTEK NT network testers are designed to help technicians quickly pinpoint and solve issues and offer fast detection of link and IP... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tier 2 Fiber Optic Cable Tester simplifies troubleshooting.

July 15, 2016

In addition to accurate test data, OTDR II offers automated fault-finding capabilities that help minimize network downtime. With touch of button, intelligent Optical Link Mapper turns complicated graphs into easy-to-read diagram displaying all events along link with pass/fail results. System’s advanced algorithms also prevent common OTDR testing challenges, such as wrong OTDR traces. Handheld and lightweight, rugged tablet-style tester offers outdoor-enhanced touchscreen. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

CommScope Approves EXFO's MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier for Compliance Testing

April 26, 2016

MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS accepted for warranty test requirements in data centers QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO; TSX: EXF) announced today that CommScope officially accepted the MaxTester 940, its recently released tier-1 fiber certifier for data centers and enterprise structured cabling. CommScope confirmed acceptance of the MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS as meeting the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Previews 1 GHz Optically Isolated Measurement System at APEC 2016

March 17, 2016

New IsoVu™ Technology Offers 1 Million to 1 Common Mode Rejection BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that it will be previewing its new IsoVu technology at the APEC 2016 show that will offer complete galvanic isolation between a device under test (DUT) and an oscilloscope through the use of electro-optical sensors. It will be... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Certifier suits data centers and enterprise markets.

October 5, 2015

With step-by-step reference wizard, intelligent fault diagnosis, and margin meters, MaxTester 940 Fiber Certifier OLTS delivers fast automated loss, length, and polarity certification of fiber links against international standards. Unit provides guidance throughout test process, removing risk of errors or negative loss. Featuring tablet-inspired design with 7 in. touchscreen, MAX-940 offers integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and supports EXFO Connect cloud-based test asset management. Read More

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

Industry Leaders to Demonstrate 400G Ecosystem at ECOC 2015

September 30, 2015

400G Lithium Niobate Modulator Technology and 56/64 Gigabaud Test Equipment Showcase Unprecedented Capability for High Baud-Rate Coherent Optical Communications LUTON, England, AUCKLAND, New Zealand, SAN JOSE, Calif., and CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. – Teledyne LeCroy, Coherent Solutions Ltd, Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), and Anritsu EMEA Ltd, today announced they will be demonstrating the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Fibre Identifiers offer normal/fast/fine sensitivity.

April 14, 2015

FID-30R and FID-31R identify light power presence in optical fibers and include 3 detection functions: TONE, TRAFFIC, and ONU. While both battery-operated models include trigger-operated clamp, FID-30R also includes optical power meter. LCD touch panel lets user view estimated optical power in fiber and select desired wavelength of 1,310, 1,490, or 1,550 nm. Identification of modulated tones at 270 Hz, 1 kHz, and 2,kHz is provided along with continuous wave and ONU signals. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fluke Networks Introduces Link-Solutions - the Adaptable Toolset for Network Connectivity Testing, Documentation and Reporting

March 13, 2015

Combining "Zero Touch" cloud reporting, testers matched to individual skill levels, simplified workflow and project management, Link-Solutions meets IT team needs at an economical price EVERETT, Wash. – Fluke Networks today unveiled Link-Solutions, a combination of the industry's most popular network testers and cloud-based reporting, which provides organizations greater flexibility... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Field Testers simplify FTTA and DAS deployments.

February 13, 2015

All-in-one Ethernet/optical FTB-700G Series and FTB-800 NetBlazer Series provide enhanced common public radio interface (CPRI) protocol testing solution. This feature helps field technicians to install and maintain fronthaul networks by testing connectivity and data integrity between remote radio head (RRH) and baseband unit (BBU) in fiber-fed cell towers. Also, CPRI functionality reduces unnecessary tower climbs. Both portable field testers also feature usability-optimized UIs. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Optic Testers accelerate inspection/certification/diagnosis.

May 20, 2014

Delivering pass/fail certification per IEC 61300-3-35 standard in 2 sec or less, FI-7000 incorporates analysis software to highlight detected damage/defects. Singlemode MultiFiber Pro automatically detects singlemode (1310 or 1550 nm) and multimode (850 nm) wavelengths and accelerates accurate certification of MPO cabling via 20 sec test time. SmartLoop OTDR tests 2 separate fiber links in one test, eliminating need to travel to far end of connection to perform tests and reducing testing time. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Fiber Characterization Tool features multimode test capabilities.

December 19, 2013

As troubleshooting tool for fiber-to-the-antenna (FTTA) and data center networks, iOLM enables fiber technicians of all skill levels to characterize end-to-end fiber links. Functionality enables FTB-720 LAN/WAN Access test module to support full iOLM functionalities on both singlemode and multimode fibers. By combining multiple pulse widths on multiple wavelengths with advanced algorithms, iOLM correlates all OTDR results to locate and identify faults with maximum resolution. Read More

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

Testing Module combines optical and Ethernet testing.

November 15, 2013

Housed in FTB-1 handheld field platform, FTB-700G Series integrates all functionalities needed to effectively validate, activate, and troubleshoot all fiber-based mobile infrastructures and services that run over them. Optical tools include power meter and visual fault locator, iOLM OTDR-based technology, FIP-400B Series fiber inspection probes, and comprehensive array of packet transport testing functionalities up to 10 G for complete validation of all SLA parameters. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Introduces New Short-Reach and Long Haul 100/400G Optical Networking Test Solutions

September 27, 2013

New Offerings Provide Enhanced Capability for testing both Optical Network Components and Next Generation Coherent Modulation Formats BEAVERTON, Ore. – Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced expanded testing support for both short range and long haul 100G optical network testing. Debuting at the European Conference on Optical Communications... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-wavelength Meter has 2 year recalibration period.

March 21, 2013

With ±0.2 ppm absolute wavelength accuracy and ±0.15 ppm differential accuracy, Agilent 86122C is suited for optical communication testing. Wavelength range of 1,270–1,650 nm covers all fiber-to-the-home, metro, and long-haul transmission systems, while ability to simultaneously measure spectra of up to 1,000 laser lines exceeds requirements for fully populated DWDM systems. Measurement applications for optical SNR, wavelength, and power drift are built in. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

SHF Selects Southern Photonics' OMA to Validate Their Optical Signal Transmitter's Performance

February 21, 2013

SHF Communications Technologies AG, a leading global manufacturer of high-end bit error rate test and optical transmitter systems has selected Southern Photonics' IQScope Optical Modulation Analyzer (OMA) to aid in the development and validation of their high performance optical signal transmitter systems. Southern Photonics is the leading photonics equipment manufacturer, specializing in... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Adapters assess quality of MPO links.

February 4, 2013

Available for WireXpert cable certification tester, MPO Parallel Optics Test Solution features 5 sec Autotest that includes detection of fiber connection map and measurement of loss on each channel. Ability to configure active fibers enables testing of customized parallel optic links such as 8-fiber MPO links. With interoperability between MPO source adapter and multimode fiber adapter of WireXpert, testing of breakout links from MPO end to SC/LC end is possible. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

EXFO and Sumitomo Sign a Partnership Agreement to Better Leverage Their Respective FTTH Test and Diagnosis Technologies

January 21, 2013

Designed for in-service, end-to-end testing, monitoring and troubleshooting of PON topologies, EXFO's FG-750 Node iOLM OTDR-based remote test unit is now fully qualified with Sumitomo's reflective termination filter technology<4444>QUEBEC CITY - EXFO Inc. (NASDAQ: EXFO) (TSX: EXF) announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with Sumitomo Electric Industries (SEI), whereby its... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Optical Power Meter for LAN and WAN Testing

January 18, 2013

Toronto, Canada - GAO Fiber Optics ( recommends its handheld optical power meter which defines a new industry standard for installation, test and maintenance of both single and multimode networks and cables. Combined with a laser source, it is commonly used in the testing of fiber optic networks and for CATV installation and maintenance, LAN and WAN testing and quality... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Optical Fiber Identifier with Easy-to-Swap Adaptors

January 7, 2013

Toronto, Canada - GAO Comm ( recommends its portable optical fiber identifier for installation and maintenance of fiber networks. This fiber identifier employs safe and reliable macro bending technology to avoid disruption of network communications that would normally be caused by disconnecting or cutting a fiber optic cable for identification and testing. This easy-to-use... Read More