Fiber Optic Testers

Essential Fiber Optic Test Tools for all Networks

Experience fiber testers that achieve industry standards and promote ease-of-use.

Fiber Optic Testers for Every Technician

Lightwave Announces Winners of 2018 Innovation ReviewsThe VIAVI essential fiber testers lead the industry in helping technicians ensure best practices for handling fiber in every situation, from certifying new fiber installations to troubleshooting active fiber networks. Through technology innovation and extensive experience, our fiber testers equip technicians and network managers to ensure the performance of their fiber optic networks with fast and intuitive fiber testers that are essential for every technician. Learn more about fiber inspection.

Essential Fiber Testers:

  • Our industry-leading fiber optic inspection scopes provide handheld solutions with all the necessary capabilities that fiber technicians need for today’s fiber testing and inspection requirements; including live image viewing, auto-center, auto-focus, PASS/FAIL analysis, and storing/recalling/sharing results.
  • Innovative optical power meters that eliminate common hassles when measuring optical power, giving technicians a fast, compact and safe solution for optical power measurement.
  • Our free mobile app makes it even easier to perform essential fiber testing by allowing technicians to inspect fiber end-face quality, measure optical power, and certify fiber connectors to industry standards right on their mobile device.
  • Efficient and economical  visual fault locator for fiber tracing, fiber routing, and fiber continuity checking in an optical network during and after installation.

Fiber Inspection Best Practice: Inspect Before You Connect

inspect your fiber before connectingBest Practices for Fiber Testers

Contaminated connectors are the #1 cause for troubleshooting in fiber optic networks. While standards bodies have established acceptance criteria for the quality and cleanliness of fiber connector end faces, technicians still face challenges with implementing these practices. Without the right fiber testers, maintaining these standards or specifications is difficult and time consuming.

A single particle mated into the core of a fiber can cause significant back reflection, insertion loss and even equipment damage. Learn more about Fiber Inspection and our “INSPECT BEFORE YOU CONNECT” process to ensure fiber end faces are clean prior to mating connectors by downloading our fiber certification white paper. Also learn more about testing MPO.

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