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AN-141 Bidirectional Multifiber Insertion and Return Loss Testing Using OP940 and OP721

AN-141 Bidirectional Multifiber Insertion and Return Loss Testing Using OP940 and OP721 Overview With 100G Ethernet and beyond quickly becoming the standard for the fiber optics communication industry, many cable manufacturers want to be able to test multifiber cables with relative speed and ease. Using an OP940 and OP721 with OPL-MAX, an operator can test […]

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AN-112 Testing Insertion Loss and Return Loss on Ribbon Fiber Fanouts with OPL-MAX

AN-112 Testing Insertion Loss and Return Loss on Ribbon Fiber Fanouts with OPL-MAX Overview Measuring Insertion Loss and Return Loss on Ribbon Fiber Fanouts, like the MTP® to LC cable shown in figure 1 below, can be a streamlined process when using the right equipment and automation software. For the methods described in this Application Note, […]

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AN-121 Stability Measurement Application for 500 Series Optical Power Meter / Sensor

AN-121 Stability Measurement – Application for 500 Series Optical Power Meter / Sensor Overview How does one measure the power stability of a light source and what are common pitfalls? This application note describes how to setup the measurement with the OP500 series power meter modules. Data acquisition is controlled by a computer that runs OPL5 […]

OptoTestAN113

AN-113 Bidirectional MultiFiber Insertion and Return Loss Testing Using OP725-OP940 and Two OP720s

AN-113 Bidirectional MultiFiber Insertion and Return Loss Testing Using OP725-OP940 and Two OP720s Overview With 100G Ethernet and beyond quickly becoming the standard for the fiber optics communication industry, many cable manufacturers want to be able to test multifiber cables with relative speed and ease. Using an OP725-OP940 and two 1xN OP720 switches with OPL-MAX, […]

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AN-101 Bar Code Scanning

AN-101 Bar Code Scanning Overview In the fast-paced production lines where fiber optic cables are made, every second saved is a penny earned. In an effort to help reduce production time related to re-typing serial numbers and part numbers, OptoTest has integrated the functionality of a bar code scanner. This application note will briefly describe […]