Category Archives: Fiber Optic Tester

How to Choose a Perfect OTDR?

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The past few years have witnessed the boom in optical fiber being used in network communication industry. In order to make sure that the fiber network is reliable and accessible, a more accurate and faster methodology for assessing the integrity … Continue reading

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Common Ways to Fiber Cable Testing

As the popularity of bandwidth-intensive applications has increased continuously, demand for fiber optic installations and infrastructures has accelerated parallelly. Optical fiber cable thus has possessed a rather essential position in telecom industry. However, the optical fiber cable testing is often … Continue reading

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Optical Loss Testing – Why It Is Important

The Concept of Optical Loss Testing Optical loss testing is very necessary to evaluate the performance of fiber optic components, cable plants and systems. As the components like fiber, connectors, splices, LED or laser sources, detectors and receivers are being … Continue reading

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General Guide to OTDR

Learning how to operate an OTDR properly is a very important skill for technicians in companies management and maintenance of fiber optic networks. The following passage contains clearer descriptions of OTDR to aid the users in understanding the basic principles … Continue reading

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LCD Network Cable Tester Meter SC-8108 Introduction

Network cable tester, also called network wire tester is a powerful special tool to solve and prevent cable installation problem. It is the best choice to verify any speech and data cable installation procedure. Network cable tester is always being used to … Continue reading

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Fiber Optic Visual Light Testers from FiberStore

Visual fault locators can be part of OTDR, which is able to locate the breakpoint, bending or cracking of the fiber glass. It can also locate the fault of OTDR dead zone and make fiber identification from one end to … Continue reading

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Find Hidden Cables with Cable Wire Locators

Locating buried and hidden lines prior to construction or maintenance projects is critical to ensure the safety of your crew and reducing the potentially costly mistake. Cable locators and wire tracers are specially designed to aid in locating energized and … Continue reading

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Understanding Fiber Optic Based Light Source

Each piece of active electronics will have a variety of light sources used to transmit over the various types of fiber. The distance and bandwidth will vary with light source and quality of fiber. In most networks, fiber is used … Continue reading

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What Is Visual Fault Locator And How To Use It

The Visual Fault Locator (VFL) is an essential tool for every Fiber Optic Tool Kit, it is like the continuity tester. The VFL is not one of the least expensive tools in your tool kit. It will allow you to … Continue reading

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Cable Testing With Fluke Cable Tester

No matter installing new cable, or troubleshooting the existing cable, cable testing plays an essential role in the process. Common tests for datacom cabling include length, wiremap, attenuation, NEXT, DC loop resistance, and return loss. When doing cable testing must … Continue reading

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