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Visual Fault Locator for Fiber  

Trouble finding faults? Crank up the power with this adjustable light source.

FOVFL

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Isolates light leaks or breaks in single- or multimode fiber optic cable.
  • Test longer distances with three output levels: 0 dBm, +3 dBm, and a powerful +8 dBm.
  • Features a 650-nm wavelength and a switch-selectable CW/2-Hz modulated frequency.

  • Description

    Visual Fault Locator for Fiber


    Quick Facts

  • Isolates light leaks or breaks in single- or multimode fiber optic cable.
  • Test longer distances with three output levels: 0 dBm, +3 dBm, and a powerful +8 dBm.
  • Features a 650-nm wavelength and a switch-selectable CW/2-Hz modulated frequency.

  • Further Details

  • Identify fiber breaks, tight bends, bad connectors, and poor splices.
  • Verify continuity.
  • Works with jacketed and bare fiber.
  • Finds faults in the dead zone of an OTDR.
  • Use to test patch cables, distribution panels, splice trays, and more.
  • Includes a FC/PC connector. SC/PC, and STR/PC interchangeable connectors are available.
  • Auto-off function prolongs rechargeable 3.6-V lithium ion battery life.

  • Having trouble with data getting garbled over your fiber optic network? Not sure if the problem is the equipment or the cable? Start troubleshooting with the Visual Fault Locator for Fiber. This powerful light source features three adjustable output settings: 0 dBm, +3 dBm, and +8 dBm. Testing short runs? Use the 0 setting. Need to go a few miles down the road? Crank it up to 8 dBm.

    Use the Visual Fault Locator for Fiber to determine if the problem is a leak, a break, bad connectors, or poor splices in your fiber optic network. You'll be able to locate sharp bends and breaks in jacketed or bare fiber connections in patch panels and fanouts.


    Technical Specifications for Visual Fault Locator for Fiber:

    Frequency (Modulated) 2 Hz
    Laser Class —
    Class 2 for 0 dBm output, Class 3R for +3 dBm outut, Class 3B for +8 dBm output
    Output Power 0 dBm, + 3dBm, +8 dBm (adjustable)
    Temperature Operating: 14 to 122° F (-10 to +50° C);
    Storage: -4 to +158° F (-20 to +70° C)
    Wavelength (Output) 650 nm ± 10 nm
    Connectors FC/PC (SC/PC, ST/PC interchangeable connectors also available)
    Power (1) 3.6-V lithium ion battery (included), AC adapter
    Size 4.5"H x 2.5"W x 1.2"D (11.5 x 6.5 x 3 cm)
    Weight 0.3 lb. (0.1 kg)


    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


    Resources for Visual Fault Locator for Fiber:

    Manuals

    • Visual Fault Locator for Fiber Manual
      Manual for the FOVFL.

    Quick Start Guides

    • Visual Fault Locator for Fiber Quick Start Guide (QSG)
      Quick Start Guide (QSG) for the FOVFL.

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    Double Diamond Warranty

    Standard Manufacturer's Warranty


    A warranty is included.

    Extended 1 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $40.00

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $79.99

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    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.


    The Double Diamond Warranty is our no-questions-asked warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    Most of our products come with a one- or two-year warranty. Some products—such as copper cables, manual switches, cabinets, and racks—are even guaranteed for life!

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    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product* for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Certain products may not be eligible.

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    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.

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    Shipping Info

    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 0.187 lbs.
    HxWxD: 4 x 6.75 x 7.5 in.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.


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