Software Updates for VIAVI SmartOTDR & T-BERD/MTS Instruments

VIAVI just released updated software for the SmartOTDR, T-BERD/MTS-2000, -4000, -4000 V2, -6000A V2 and -8000 V2.

This new software version includes test options and feature enhancements to enable network tests at new speeds and with new capabilities that make testing faster and more efficient.

New Functionality:

  • Auto Launch cable length measurement
  • SmartTEST Assistant
    • Support for DWDM and CWDM OTDRs
    • Gives access to “config” directory and copy selected config file to SMARTTEST directory
  • FiberComplete supported on T-BERD/MTS-5800 V2
  • Bidirectional OTDR measurement using the machine-2-machine cloud connection (M2M requires SAA-L2 license) on T-BERD/MTS-6000 V2/8000 V2 (equivalent to bidirectional OTDR measurement using the talkset)
  • CerTiFi workflow application supported on the T-BERDB/MTS-2000 & 4000 V1 with Enterprise-SLM sw option


  • Expert OTDR
    • Real time mode - faster measurement time, better access to manual settings
    • Improvement of the selection of the DWDM channels
  • New Smart Link Mapper (SLM) icon - bend detection at connectors
  • Improvement of the speed of the T-BERD/MTS-4000 V2 navigation keys
  • Improvement of Bluetooth and wifi handling

Bug fixes:

  • Remove drastic filtering of splices <0.45 dB when span loss higher than 15 dB
  • Improved reference trace storage and recall on T-BERD/MTS-6000 V2/8000 V2
  • Improved management of optical scopes having specific calibration settings

Please use StrataSync to push the new software directly to your test instruments or use the links below to upgrade manually:

Please send an e-mail to TAC or contact your local VIAVI Solutions sales representative for more information about these newly released features.