Fiber Optic Test Equipment

Fiber Optic Test Equipment

In today’s world of communications, bandwidth is the most sought after commodity. The wider the bandwidth, the more and faster data can be sent down the communications media. Fiber optics uses light through glass. Light is at such a high frequency that the bandwidth available for fiber optic communications systems is the greatest of all the communications media available in this day and age. JM Test provides quotes on new fiber optic test equipment units, rental units, calibration, and repair.

Fiber Optic Test Equipment

 

Fiber Optic Tester Types

The communications systems using fiber optics have two basic types of test equipment used in the installation and maintenance of these fiber optic networks. The first is the fiber Optic Line Test Set (OLTS). The second is the fiber Optic Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR).

 

OLTS Fiber Tester

The OLTS in its most basic form consists of a fiber optic light source and a fiber optic power meter. The OLTS kit requires access to both ends of a fiber run. An OLTS kit cannot be utilized to locate any break within a fiber run. With the most basic version of optical line test set, the installer and/or maintainer of the fiber optic network can determine the overall loss of a fiber optic installation. This is then compared to the allowable total loss of the installation. In the advanced versions of these OLTS sets, more than just overall loss can be determined. These advanced types can show loss levels at each connection, as well the lengths of the fiber optic runs and distances between fault or connection points.

OTDR Fiber Tester

The Fiber Optic Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR). The OTDR does not require access to both ends of a fiber run. It can determine the length of fiber runs, loss of the run, length to a break, or length of fiber on a spool. The OTDR can be used with both very short runs, such as within a single building installation and long fiber runs such as between cities. The classic OTDR is a trace, very similar to the traces seen in metallic time domain or frequency domain reflectometers. Most modern OTDR units also have computational power on board to analyze a trace to assist the user in evaluation. Almost all OTDR units have capability of storage of the data and software available to aid in producing test reports for submission as needed.

Fiber Optic Test Equipment Calibration / Verification / to Factory Service

JM Test Systems offers calibration/verification of accuracy of both fiber optic line test sets and fiber optic time domain reflectometers – to ensure accuracy of measurements. Models we service include Fluke Networks, Megger. Our calibration services include a NIST traceable certificate, archiving, cleaning, and more. JM Test Systems is ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited by A2LA. Fiber optic test equipment calibration / to factory service is available on:

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Agilent 81618A calibration of optical head interface
Agilent 81623A calibration of optical head interface
Agilent 81654A calibration of laser source
Anritsu MT9083B1 calibration of otdr-access master
Anritsu OPTION-545VIP calibration of video inspection probe
Anritsu FB-UFC-UFC-M6-100M calibration of launch cable
Anritsu MT9083A1 calibration of otdr-access master
Anritsu G0306A calibration of video inspection probe
Anritsu 5L35-SU calibration of cma5 light source
Anritsu 5P100-SC calibration of cma5 optical power meter
Anritsu MT9083A calibration of otdr/opm/ols
Anritsu MS9710B/OPT.05 calibration of opt spectrum analyzer
Anritsu MT9083B2 calibration of otdr-access master
Anritsu 4500D calibration of otdr
Anritsu 5P-100 calibration of optical power meter
Anritsu 5L35 calibration of stabilized laser source
Anritsu 5L83 calibration of stabilized laser source
Anritsu FB-USC-UFC-SM-01K0 calibration of launch cable
Anritsu 5P100-ST calibration of cma5 optical power meter
Anritsu 5L35-TU calibration of cma5 light source
Anritsu MT9083C1 calibration of otdr access master
Anritsu MT9083A2 calibration of otdr-access master
Corning 340M-5610 calibration of otdr
Corning OPTIVISOR 400 calibration of otdr/olts/opm
Corning OM-410R calibration of optical power meter
Corning I-LIDUNIT2-1 fusion splicer to factory service
Corning 400-MDSD-58 calibration of sm/mm otdr module
Corning OM-410 calibration of optical power meter
Corning OS-4MDSD-58-58 calibration of optical source
Corning M90i fiber fusion splicer to factory service
Corning OS-4MDSD calibration of optical source
Corning OV-MINI-MDSD-DK calibration of mm/sm otdr/olts/opm
Exfo FOT-930 calibration of multifunction loss tester
Exfo PM-1100 calibration of optical power meter
Exfo AXS-110 calibration of otdr
Exfo FVA-3100-DM-EI calibration of variable attenuator
Exfo FLS-210A-23BL-50 calibration of variable light source
Exfo FTB-150 calibration of otdr
Exfo FLS-600-12D-23BL-EI-EI calibration of light source
Exfo FLS-210A-23BL-89 calibration of variable light source
Exfo FOT-92A-RS calibration of fiber optic power meter
Exfo FTB-400 calibration of universal test system
Exfo FTB-300 calibration of universal test system
Exfo IQ-2100 light source module to factory service
Exfo FOT-600 calibration of optical loss test set
Exfo FTB-720 calibration of universal test systems
Fiber Instrument PS731000PYU8U calibration of single mode cable
Fiber Instrument DVT-SMB3 fiber tester to factory service
Fiber Instrument PS18100PYUYU launch cable calibration
Fiber Instrument PS13100PYU8U launch cable calibration
Fiber Instrument PS12100PYULU launch cable calibration
Fiber Instrument PS12100PYU8U launch cable calibration
Fitel S153A fusion splicer to factory service
Fitel S148S fusion splicer to factory service
Fitel S178A fusion splicer to factory service
Fluke DSP-FOM/FOS-850/1300 calibration of fiber optic meter
Fluke Networks DTX-MFM2 calibration of multimode fiber module set
Fluke Networks OFTM-5611 calibration of multi-mode fiber module
Fluke Networks OFTM-5730 calibration of single-mode fiber module
Fluke Networks MMC-62-SCST calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks MMC-62-STST calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks OPTIFIBER calibration of otdr mainframe
Fluke Networks OFTM-5612 calibration of multi-mode fiber module
Fluke Networks OFTM-5632 calibration of single-mode fiber module
Fluke Networks OPTIFIBER PRO calibration of quad otdr
Fluke Networks DTX-SFM2 calibration of singlemode fiber module set
Fluke Networks MMC-50-SCLC calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks SMC-9-SCLC calibration of singlemode launch cable
Fluke Networks SIMPLIFIBER PRO calibration of fiber optic test kit
Fluke Networks MMC-62-SCSC calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks FTK100 calibration of multimode optical fiber test kit
Fluke Networks FTK 200 calibration of fiber optic test kit
Fluke Networks MMC-62-SCLC calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks CERTIFIBER PRO pro quad olts to factory service
Fluke Networks OFTM-5612B calibration of multimode fiber module
Fluke Networks OFTM-5732 calibration of single-mode fiber module
Fluke Networks DTX-OTDR quad mode otdr module to factory service
Fluke Networks MMC-50-SCSC calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks NFK2LAUNCHST calibration of multimode cable
Fluke Networks CERTIFIBER calibration of optical test set
Fluke Networks SMC-9-SCSC calibration of singlemode launch cable
Fluke Networks MMC-50-STST calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks SMC-9-STST calibration of singlemode launch cable
Fluke Networks CFP-QUAD quad olts to factory service
Fluke Networks MMC-50-SCST calibration of multimode launch cable
Fluke Networks OFTM-5610B calibration of multimode otdr module
Fluke Networks SMC-9-SCST calibration of singlemode launch cable
Fluke Networks CFP-Q-ADD certifiber quad olts to factory service
Fujikura FSM-18S arc fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura FSM-60S fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura FSM-20CSII fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura CT-30 high precision cleaver to factory service
Fujikura 19S fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura FSM-50S arc fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura 62S fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura FSM-70S fusion splicer to factory service
Fujikura FSM-40S arc fusion splicer to factory service
Hewlett Packard 81524A optical head to factory service
Hewlett Packard 81525A optical head to factory service
Hewlett Packard 81533B head interface to factory service
Hewlett Packard 81536A optical interface to factory service
Hubbell OB-C102 calibration of fiber optic light source
Ilx Lightwave OMM-6810B wavelength meter to factory service
Ilx Lightwave OMH-6722B multimode head to factory service
Ilx Lightwave OMH-6727B singlemode head to factory service
Ilx Lightwave MPS-8033 calibration of fiber optic source
Jdsu MP-60 calibration of usb optical power meter
Jdsu OLS-35 calibration of optical light source
Jdsu SMF 28-E calibration of single mode launch cable
Jdsu T-BERD 2000 calibration of handheld modular test set
Laser Precision TD-1000E/HR calibration of mini otdr
Megger MPM1000 calibration of fiber optic power meter
Megger MLS1000 calibration of multimode light source
Nettest CMA 4000i calibration of optic otdr tester
Nettest CMA4500-042 calibration of otdr
Nettest CMA4000 calibration of optic mainframe
Newport 1835-C optical meter to factory service
Newport 1936-C power meter to factory service
Noyes Fiber HI-LITE calibration of visual fault identifier
Noyes Fiber OPM4-4D calibration of optical power meter
Noyes Fiber VFI 1 calibration of visible fault identifier
Noyes Fiber OLS1 calibration of mm optical light sensor
Noyes Fiber M200 QUAD calibration of handheld otdr
Noyes Fiber OLS 2 calibration of laser source
Noyes Fiber OPM4-2D calibration of optical power meter
Noyes Fiber OLS4 ST-ST calibration of optical light source
Noyes Fiber M700-25U calibration of compact quad otdr
Noyes Fiber OLS2-1300 ST calibration of laser source
Noyes Fiber M700 calibration of single mode otdr
Noyes Fiber OPM5-2D calibration of optical power meter
Optical Wavelength FO-4B calibration of optical power meter
Siecor 340M-2510 calibration of otdr plus multitester ii
Tektronix TFS3031 calibration of otdr
Tempo 555B calibration of optical power meter
Tempo 252B calibration of dual 850/1300nm led source
Tempo 525N-30 calibration of optical test set

Rent Fiber Optic Test Equipment

JM Test Systems also rents fiber optic test equipment and has a knowledgeable staff to assist in determining what is best for your application.

The communications systems using fiber optics have two basic types of test equipment used in the installation and maintenance of these fiber optic networks.

When you rent fiber optic test equipment, such as an OTDR or OLTS with JM Test, you get the added benefit of being able to pick and choose the launch cables or patch cords that fit your application. We also supply interchangeable input and output port adapters with every fiber tester to support SC, LC, ST and in some cases, FC style connections.

We also rent fusion splicers. Rental models include both Fujikura and Fitel.

The Golden Rule
of Fiber Testing Equipment:

Inspect, clean and inspect again.
Because even if you think you’ve properly cleaned the fiber end face, connectors or adapters, you can’t possibly be sure until you’ve inspected it again.

Did you know?
Multimode fiber comes in 50 micron and 62.5 micron core sizes. Singlemode fiber comes in 9 micron size. All smaller in diameter than the average human hair which is only 90 microns!

These sizes are the “light pipe” – and as you can imagine, it doesn’t take much film, dirt or dust to block this tiny light pipe.

This is why it is so important to clean your fiber properly and ALWAYS follow the golden rule of cleaning your fiber optic test equipment.

 

Questions on Fiber Optic Test Equipment?

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