Fiber optic cable testing kit

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Test products: The FiberMASTER MM/SM fiber optic testing kit from IDEAL Networks allows network technicians to measure absolute power and calculate the loss of fiber optic links on active LAN cabling infrastructure. By deploying the FiberMASTER, the technician will be able to prevent, detect and resolve the leading causes of optical network downtime, including poor splices, micro-bends, and contaminated connectors. In addition, it will certify cable performance to ISO 11801 and TAI 568-C standards, ensuring that the cable can support bandwidth demand and network applications.

The FiberMASTER measures power in milliwatts (mW) and decibel-milliwatts (dBm) when troubleshooting network components. It also measures fiber signal loss (dB) at 850, 1300, 1310, 1490 and 1550nm wavelengths, letting the operator set a reference level to the light source and directly read the loss of fiber optic links without needing to manually calculate the values.

Unlike bulky testers, the FiberMASTER features a unique form factor allowing the light source to be docked within the power meter, making it compact for storage while still permitting full operation of both the source and meter. The kit includes a universal adaptor for the power meter and ST, SC and FC adaptors for the light source.

About IDEAL Networks
IDEAL Networks is a worldwide leader in data communications solutions. IDEAL Networks develops and manufactures network testers, network installation and management equipment for Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN) and access telecom infrastructures worldwide.

IDEAL Networks was formed in 2010 when Wavetek and Trend Communications, previously acquired by IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. in 2001 and 2004 respectively, were merged with the IDEAL datacomm tools and connector divisions. The result was a new division focusing on all issues involving the installation and testing of local and wide area networks. By merging Trend's experience in the telecom sector, Wavetek's expertise in local network certification, and the years of experience that IDEAL has with datacomm tools and connectors, IDEAL Networks is able to offer some of the most comprehensive networking solutions in the industry for everything from installation to testing and certification.

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