In this video we demonstrate how to use the APC Reference feature on the OP940 front panel to test an APC to APC cable assembly. To reference Insertion Loss, connect the reference cable to the source port and detector and select “IL Ref” and then “Start IL Ref”.
AN-116 Performing Insertion Loss and Return Loss Measurements Using a Single-Channel OP940 Overview OptoTest’s OP940 allows operators to test Insertion Loss and Return Loss of fiber optic cables accurately and efficiently. Once Insertion Loss and Return Loss references are completed, the unit will automatically update test results on the screen in real-time. Performing a Reference […]
This video is intended to show the basic functionality of the OP940 Insertion and Return Loss Test Set. In this demonstration we will be measuring an LC to LC cable assembly. First attach the reference cable to the source, making sure to inspect, clean if needed, inspect again, and connect.
The multichannel OP940 is an internally switched Insertion Loss and Return Loss meter designed for testing ribbon cables and multi-pin termini. This unit incorporates the same features as the single channel OP940 models, including a color LCD screen, an optical reflectance scan mode, programmable PASS/FAIL for user-configurable test criteria, and On-screen context help. It measures […]
OptoTest’s Duplex LC adapter is designed for testing insertion loss of cables terminated with Unibody LCs and LC connectors that are clipped together. This video will provide quick instructions on how to mount the adapter and move between positions A and B.
The OP-METS is ideal for harsh environment testing of fiber optic cable assemblies and connectors. It meets standards such as GR-326 and Verizon and it can be completely customized offering stable and accurate insertion loss and mandrel-free Return Loss measurements.
AN-137 Preventing Damage to Optical Connectors Effects of Damaged Front Panels Maintaining your equipment’s interface & connectors is absolutely critical to achieving quality results. Damaged instrumentation interfaces and reference cables can add loss and reflections as well as reduce stability, making it difficult to take accurate measurements. In addition to adhering to strict policies regarding cleaning […]
When a new OP-SPHR is shipped from OptoTest, it will require a few quick steps to make it ready to use. Following the instructions in this video will allow you to begin using the sphere in you production lines. Remove the port plug from the back of the sphere using the provided hex wrench to […]