Category Archives: Fiber Testers & Tools

Choosing the Right Cleaner for Your MPO/MTP Cleaning

There are various kinds of fiber optic cleaning tools in the market nowadays. In the previous post “Cleaning Tools for Fiber Optic End-face Cleaning” we have presented the importance of cleaning and several kinds of popular tools for fiber optic … Continue reading

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Cleaning Tools for Fiber Optic End-face Cleaning

Among key sources of loss that can bring a fiber network down, dirty and damaged end-faces are the threat most underestimated. Fiber optics has zero tolerance for dirt! Thus, proper end-face cleaning and inspection are very necessary. Today, three common … Continue reading

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Relationship Between Dynamic Range & Dead Zones

OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer), as an important test instrument, is widely used in OSP (Outside Plant) and premises cabling networks to characterize an optical fiber. Dynamic range and dead zone are two main specifications of an OTDR. So, is … Continue reading

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Do you know the knowledge of OTDR Testing?

If you are a fiber optic cable (FOC) technician or plants installer, you may be very familiar with Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR). OTDR testing creates a snapshot of a fiber optic cable. This test is commonly used to verify … Continue reading

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Overview Of OTDRs

When you need to measure points loss on installed systems, where it is used to find faults and measure point losses such as caused by splicing, turn to an OTDR. What Is OTDR? Optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs) are impressive … Continue reading

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