Optical Fiber Visual Fault Locator (Pocket-Pen Style)

 

OFVFL-1 (w Pouch)
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Optical fiber visual fault locator can be used for locating various discontinuities in optical fibers, such as sharp bends, breaks, poor connector alignment, etc. and for fiber splicing and termination using light with wavelength in the visible spectrum.

Recommended as a light source in termination procedures of Signamax Field-Installable Pre-Polished Optical Fiber Connectors.

 

 

  • 650-nm laser diode (visible red)
  • One-button operation
  • Modes of operation: continuous and pulse
  • Rugged, splash-proof copper-alloy body
  • Two models for two types of connectors:
    – 2.5-mm adapter for ST-style connectors (SC, FC, etc.)
    – 1.25-mm adapter for LC-style connectors
  • Simple, lightweight design, pocket-pen style
  • Convenient protection pouch

 

 

  • CONSTRUCTION

Body:
pocket-pen style
copper alloy
splash-proof

Light source:
laser diode
wavelength – 650¬Ī10 nm (visible red)
Class 3A
One operation button: on/off, continuous/pulse

  • INJECTED POWER

OFVFL-1:
SM fiber: 0.3 mW min
MM fiber: 1.0 mW min

OFVFL-2:
0.5 mW min

  • OPERATION MODES

Continuous:
steady illumination

Pulse:
high-contrast detection for environments with high-
illumination levels

  • CONNECTOR INTERFACE

OFVFL-1: 1.25-mm adapter (LC-style connectors)
OFVFL-2: 2.5-mm adapter (ST-style connectors – ST, FC, SC)

  • POWER SOURCE>

2 AAA-size batteries (not included in standard specification)
Continuous operation – 50 hours typical

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Operation: 0 – +40 ¬įC (+32 – +104 ¬įF)
Storage: -20 – +60 ¬įC (-4 – +140 ¬įF)

  • DIMENSIONS

L 160¬Ī2 mm D 13.5 mm
L 6.3 in D 0.53 in

  • WEIGHT

Weight: 55 g (2 oz) without batteries

  • COMPLIANCE

ANSI Z136.1 Class IIIa, RoHS

 

 

Download Specifications (PDF 140 Kb) Revised 08.10.2013

Download Operation Instructions (PDF 1.7 Mb) Revised 08.10.2013

 

 

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OFVFL-1Optical Fiber Visual Fault Locator, Pocket-Pen Style, 1.25 mm (LC)

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OFVFL-2Optical Fiber Visual Fault Locator, Pocket-Pen Style, 2.5 mm (ST, FC, SC)

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Batteries are not included; require 2 AAA-size batteries.