NEW line of handheld fibre optic test equipment from OptoTest

Building on their reputation as an industry-leading provider of advanced fibre optic test instruments for manufacturing and research, OptoTest has released a new line of handheld equipment ideal for a wide range of applications, including data centres, enterprise LAN, telecommunications, aerospace, defence, and industrial networks.

New products include the OP310 Optical Power MeterOP350 Optical Light SourceOP360 Bidirectional Insertion and Return Loss Tester, and OP380 Insertion Loss Tester. All are available for purchase with deliveries starting March 2022.

This new range of fibre optic instruments is rugged, easy to use, and includes features & automation ideally suited to any situation needing a handheld solution; from outside on a boom lift to inside an aircraft or the crawlspace of a building.

All OptoTest handheld instruments incorporate a high contrast multi-function backlit display that can be read in bright sunlight or in the dark, and a simple user interface with multi-function keys. Compact polycarbonate housings incorporate bumpers and dust caps and meet MIL PRF 28800F Class 2 requirements for durability and environmental protection, while keeping overall weight to under 1lb (450 grams).

Advanced features built into the OP310, OP360 and OP380 meters and testers include an autotest mode to simultaneously display measurements for up to three wavelengths, a multi-fibre ID that identifies up to 12 different test tones from multiple sources and a large internal memory that records a timestamp and user-specified cable name.

OP350 sources can be specified with a mix of LED and laser sources, or with LED or laser sources only. Available wavelengths are 470nm to 1300nm for LED sources, and from 1310nm to 1625nm for laser sources. Ultra-stable LED sources and zero warm-up time laser sources are also available for long-term monitoring and other demanding applications.

Interchangeable connectors on all models make OptoTest’s handheld instruments adaptable to virtually any cable type encountered in the field. All OptoTest handheld instruments also feature flexible power options including AA-type alkaline batteries, rechargeable NiMH batteries, or external micro USB power.

To speak with one of our Sales & Applications Engineers for more information, pricing or to request a demo please call +44 (0) 1582 764334 or click here to email.

For more information regarding OptoTest products please click here.

Lambda Photometrics is a leading UK Distributor of Characterisation, Measurement and Analysis solutions with particular expertise in Electronic/Scientific and Analytical Instrumentation, Laser and Light based products, Optics, Electro-optic Testing, Spectroscopy, Machine Vision, Optical Metrology, Fibre Optics and Microscopy.