Hand held OTDR offers high functionality

Four new OTDR FlexTester models offer greater range, shorter dead zones and faster real time mode.

Duncan, S.C., June 28, 2010—AFL Telecommunications introduces the Noyes OFL280 FlexTester, a hand-held OTDR offering high functionality and value. The base OFL280-100 model is suitable for testing or fault-locating point-to-point or FTTx PON fibers at 1310 and 1550 nm. The OFL280-101 adds 1625 nm to test the L band. The OFL280-102 adds 1490 nm, which may be needed to certify FTTx PONs. The OFL280-103 can test dark fibers at 1310/1550 nm, fault-locate live customer FTTx fibers at 1625 nm, and measure FTTx power levels at 1490 and 1550 nm, all from a single port. All OFL280 FlexTester models can test through splitters.

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