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CWDM OTDR JDSU MTS-6000A and -8000 Platforms

CWDM OTDR Module Introduction This JDSU CWDM OTDR module, support to work with JDSU MTS-6000A and JDSU MTS-800 platform. This CWDM OTDR EVO family able to characterize CWDM fiber network by connecting to any location of the fiber networking, during CWDM network commissioning, network upgrades, and troubleshooting. The optical performance of the CWDM module, combined […]

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EXFO Power Meter Calibration

Power Meter Calibration Introduction When it comes to calibration, it is not enough to state that an instrument complies with published specifications; it is necessary to be ready to prove it and to have a state-of-the-art system in place to monitor and preserve the quality of all calibrations. In 1998, EXFO decided to adopt the […]

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How an OTDR works?

Two key thechnology for How an OTDR work? 1. OTDR Introduction OTDR, short for Optical Time Domain Reflectometer, is a fiber optic test equipment for characterize fiber optic network. It able to detect, locate and measure events at any location on the fiber optic network. The events are displayed as graphic and displayed on the […]

HOW-TO Test and Measurements


SELECCIÓN DEL OTDR ADECUADO – EXFO OTDR El OTDR constituye una herramienta fundamental en la caracterización y certificación de enlaces de fibra óptica (LAN/Ethernet multimodo y monomodo). Al escoger un OTDR, es importante seleccionar las funciones y rendimiento de OTDR específico que se necesitan para calificar estos enlaces de forma precisa y según la norma/especificación […]

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OTDR used in Fiber Optic Network Acceptance testing – 2

OTDR used in fiber network acceptance test We will use the manual method of OTDR operation. Start the OTDR and select the correct wavelength and refractive index for the test. Set the OTDR’s measurement mode to “Two Point Attenuation”. In this mode, the OTDR allows you to set markers at any two points on the backscatter […]

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OTDR used in Fiber Optic Network Acceptance testing – 1

OTDR used in Fiber Optic Acceptance testing – 1 Fiber optic acceptance testing ensures that any new cable matches the optical and physical requirements of the planned application. This testing should be performed upon delivery of the cable, prior to its installation. It is important that the operator knows the specifications in order to properly […]

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EXFO AXS-110 All-Fiber OTDR

EXFO AXS-110 All-Fiber OTDR Intrroduction EXFO AXS-110 OTDR is new generation production for fiber optic LAN/WAN Test, It is easy Location and Characterization of Events, EXFO AXS-110 All-Fiber OTDR helps you boost test productivity for inside-plant applications. Its exceptional 0.8 m event dead zone enables you to easily locate and characterize all events between patch […]