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Identifying Faults and Leaks in Fiber Optic Cable

Having trouble with data getting garbled over your fiber optic network? Not sure if the problem is equipment or cable? Start troubleshooting with the Visual Light Source and the Visual Fault Locator for Fiber.

The compact Visual Light Source has an output power of 1 mW/0 dBm. Two alkaline batteries provide 15+ hours of operation, or you can use the AC adapter for continuous operation. A universal SC/ST/FC connector is compatible with both single-mode and multimode fiber optic cable.

The Visual Fault Locator is a 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 can use both of these products 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.