The MAX-700C Series is the first tablet-inspired OTDR line that is handy, lightweight and rugged enough for any outside plant environment. With a 7-inch, outdoor-enhanced touchscreen–the most efficient handheld display in the industry–it delivers an unprecedented user experience. Its intuitive Windows-like GUI ensures a fast learning curve. Plus, its new and improved OTDR 2 environment offers icon-based functions, instant boot-up, automatic macro-bend finders as well as improved auto and real-time modes. The MAX-700C Series is a line of genuine high-performance OTDRs from the world’s leading manufacturer. It delivers EXFO’s tried and true OTDR quality and accuracy along with the best optical performance for right-first-time results, every time. The amazing 12-hour battery life will never let a technician down, and the plug-and-play hardware options, like the VFL, power meter and USB tools, make every technician’s job easier. Most importantly, the MAX-700C Series is finally bringing the iOLM, an intelligent OTDR-based application, to the handheld market. This advanced software turns even the most complex trace analysis into a simple, one-touch task. Ultimately, the MAX-700C Series is small enough to fit in your hand and big enough to fit all your needs!
This unit is available in the following wavelengths in a variety of combinations:
The Most Compact Multitechnology Test Platform for the Supertech.
The FTB-2 is the most compact solution on the market for multirate, multitechnology, multiservice testing, delivering all the power of a high-end platform in a conveniently sized, go-anywhere field-testing tool. Designed for applications such as:
CWDM turn-up testing,
Gigabit/10G Ethernet configurations,
With the complexity and extent of modern networks, technicians need more than a few tools in their belt to get the job done right the first time. They need OSAs, Ethernet multi-service modules and OTDRs with fiber inspection probes. You name it, the technician needs it. But what makes the supertech “super” is the ability to drill down effortlessly and perform all tests quickly and accurately, cutting costs and saving time. That’s the added value, and that’s one of the many advantages that the FTB-2Pro brings to the table.
Adapted for dedicated applications. Dedicated to helping you adapt.
The FTB-1 version 2, available in standard (FTB-1v2) or Pro (FTB-1 Pro) models, is a light-weight compact test platform allowing field technicians to carry out dedicated optical, Ethernet, multiservice and radio frequency (RF) interference test applications simply and efficiently, thanks to its ultra-powerful processing and highly intuitive interface.
Supports two of the following modules for ultimate adaptability:
FTBx-8880* (10G module)
FTBx-8870* (10G module)
FTBx-88200NGE* (100G module)
The FTBx-735C has been designed to test FTTH/PON networks and longer links in the metro range. This OTDR has 42 dB of dynamic range to test up to 150 km of optical fiber. The PON-optimized performances of the FTBx-735C enable it to fully characterize links up to a 1:128 FTTH/PON splitter ratio.
With its high dynamic range, the FTBx-735C empowers technicians to test optical fibers with greater speed and accuracy.
The FTBx-735C advantage
The industry’s highest resolution for PON testing and the shortest PON dead zone to detect more problems closer to the splitter.
High resolution for maximum fiber characterization on long links up to 150 km. Ideal to support bidirectional testing.
This series includes one CWDM tunable OTDR module to cover all 18 CWDM channels from a single port and one DWDM tunable OTDR module to cover DWDM C-Band channels. This solution is available in the FTB-1 V2, FTB-2 and FTB-4 platforms.
The 740C xWDM OTDR series has been designed with EXFO’s renowned high-quality standards to stabilize central wavelength under test, preventing any drift/leakage into adjacent channels, which would otherwise affect other valuable customers.
This OTDR is a scalable solution that can grow with your network by adding channels further down the road, hence allowing CAPEX reduction while covering your current and future needs.
The OTDR’s user-friendly interface lets the technician define a list of favorite channels over the C-Band (DWDM) or CWDM grid (CWDM) for quicker access and a more efficient test routine.
CWDM and DWDM: the answer to future bandwidth growth
CWDM and DWDM are gaining popularity for passive C-RAN or commercial services deployments such as fiber deep, Remote PHY and metro Ethernet in which each wavelength can address a specific site, such as a cell tower. Both CWDM and DWDM approaches are not mutually exclusive and co-exist in hybrid passive networks that feature DWDM over CWDM to maximize fiber capacity.
Use a xWDM tunable OTDR for:
Single-ended CWDM/DWDM fiber characterization,
Validating the continuity and end-to-end loss through MUX, OADM and DEMUX, during construction,
In-service testing using the client’s wavelengths port—without any downtime or impacting other client wavelengths,
Troubleshooting and characterization by a single operator from the head-end
The FTBx-750C is an OTDR with a high dynamic range of 46 dB and is designed to characterize metro and long-haul networks.
With its industry-leading level of resolution, the FTBx-750C is ideal to test long links and perform bidirectional measurements on transmission cables for highly accurate fiber characterization.
The FTBx-750C advantage
Most efficient testing solution for long-haul cable characterization
Maximum fault-finding capability and powerful bidirectional measuring ability with the iOLM
Compact platform for ease of use in the field
The FTB-7600E OTDR: for powerful ultra-long-haul testing
When distance is an issue, the FTB-7600E OTDR, with a dynamic range of up to 50.5 dB, is the solution. Taking full advantage of EXFO’s industry-leading expertise in OTDR development, this module can test over distances of up to 200 km.
Thanks to its unmatched linearity of ±0.03 dB/dB, this OTDR accurately locates faults on ultra-long links—without compromising on resolution and distance. It is offered in single and dual wavelength configurations (1310/1550/1625 nm).
This combination of quality and power makes the FTB-7600E an excellent choice for companies deploying and maintaining ultra-long-haul networks.
The MAX-940 Fibre Certifier OLTS is the first tablet-inspired solution that has been specifically designed to certify fibre cabling in data centers and enterprise networks. Its intuitive Windows-like user interface ensures a minimal learning curve. The MAX-940 Fibre Certifier offers icon-based functions, instant boot-up, as well as on-board assistance and on-board professional reporting.With the most user-friendly display in the industry (7-inch, high-resolution touchscreen), the MAX-940 Fibre Certifier delivers unprecedented user experience. Its integrated Wi-Fi/Bluetooth allows for high connectivity.The MAX-940 Fibre Certifier guarantees a full day of fieldwork with 12 hours of battery autonomy and internal memory capacity for over 150,000 test results.
Ever since its introduction in 1996, the patented FasTesT™ technology revolutionized the industry by fully automating the test sequence, saving countless hours of testing and troubleshooting in the field. Proven in thousands of diverse network deployments across the globe, FasTesT™ truly enables CAPEX/OPEX savings.The MaxTester 945 (MAX945) boasts a 7-inch touchscreen, the largest and most user-friendly display in the industry to simplify tasks for the technician. The MAX945 also allows for 100 % automated fibre inspection at both ends of the fibre link. Paired with the FIP-400B automated fibre inspection probes and powered by FasTesT™, this OLTS brings the latest and the best in innovation and automation at your fingertips.
Part of EXFO’s 600 handheld series, the FLS-600 Light Source with the FPM-600 is designed for first-class testing. What’s more, you can save time by building a list of your “favorite” wavelengths and only sweeping through these wavelengths when testing. Automatic Wavelength Switching Using the FLS-600 in Auto-Switching mode allows to automatically toggle between available wavelengths. When using this source with the FPM-600 power meter.The highly versatile FPM-600 Power Meter is the ideal tool for link and system qualification. Thanks to its memory capacity of 1000 data items and converter software, it facilitates data management and enables data transfer to a PC via USB connection. The FPM-600 features a green/red LED indicator that gives you a pass or fail test verdict according to the thresholds you have defined. A range of interchangeable adaptors are available to suit the connector configuration you require.
The FOT-300 is the most optimised OLTS on the market, combining a source port and a power meter. It transmits with a wavelength-identification digital encrypted protocol, so that any compatible unit—such as another FOT-300 Optical Loss Test Set—can automatically use the proper calibration parameters. This reduces the need for communication between the two technicians and decreases the potential for error.
Distant Referencing Signal encrypting can also give the receiving end information on the power to be used as reference, helping ensure efficient referencing, even when the two units are far apart.
The FOT-600 Optical Loss Test Set is the ideal tool for network-link qualification. Designed for first-class ease of use, the FOT-600 features a pass/fail LED indicator; what’s more, it lets you set your own thresholds for absolute or relative loss measurements. Thanks to its memory capacity of 1000 data items and its built-in reporting software, the FOT-600 facilitates data management and enables data transfer to a PC via USB connection. Create and customize a complete test report, including certification of the link with pass/fail information.
Testing MPO and MTP connectorized links can be tricky when using legacy processes and equipment, that’s why we’ve come up with a versatile, scalable and automated solution to meet today’s network challenges.
Automate test sequences with a push of a button thanks to the intelligent multifiber algorithm (iMF) feature.
Test, certify, and troubleshoot single-fiber and multifiber with the same equipment set.
The MPC-100 is an innovative optical power checker enabling smart device connectivity via Bluetooth®. Paired with the FIP-425B or FIP-435B Wi-Fi inspection probes, this easy-to-use power checker lets you take full advantage of smart device connectivity.
You can manage all your results in one place and lower the cost of ownership by utilizing your smart device to its full potential.
Complete and agile testing of 10G services
From development in the lab to troubleshooting in the field, EXFO’s FTBx-8870/8880 Power Blazer features a full suite of test capabilities with a range of technologies up to 10G.
Key DSn/PDH and SONET/SDH
Preconfigure user-defined bit-error-rate (BER) thresholds prior to running tests. Results are easy to interpret thanks to a simple pass/fail verdict at the conclusion of tests.
Key Ethernet features
Intelligent network discovery mode enables you to single-handedly scan the network and connect to any available EXFO datacom remote tester, with no need for an additional technician at the far-end to relay information.
Smart Loopback functionality offers five distinct loopback modes adjusting to all unique loopback situations.
Dual-port testing makes it possible for a single technician to launch EtherSAM or RFC 2544 tests using a single module and to obtain bidirectional results.
Support for virtual-local-area-network (VLAN) tags, Q-in-Q VLAN tags and multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) to enhance security, scalability, reliability and performance.
EtherSAM: the new standard in Ethernet testing
EXFO’s EtherSAM test suite—based on the ITU-T Y.1564 Ethernet service activation methodology—provides comprehensive field testing for mobile backhaul and commercial services, including critical service-level agreement (SLA) criteria such as packet jitter and quality-of-service (QoS) measurements.
EtherSam bidirectional results
Key SLA parameters are measured independently in each test direction, providing 100% first-time-right service activation—the highest level of confidence in service testing.
EtherSAM service configuration test
Sequential testing of each service to validate that it is properly provisioned and that all specific key performance indicators (KPIs) or SLA parameters have been met.
EtherSAM service performance test
Once the configuration of each individual service has been validated, the service performance test simultaneously validates the quality of all the services over time.
EtherSAM bidirectional results
Executes the complete ITU-T Y.1564 test with bidirectional measurements.
Key SLA parameters are measured independently in each test direction for 100% first-time-right service activation.
iSAM: simplified Y.1564 (EtherSAM) and RFC 6349 testing
With iSAM, the emphasis is on minimalism and simplicity, making both the Y.1564 (EtherSAM) and RFC 6349 testing methodologies as straightforward as possible for all users.
Only a small number of steps are required to set up, run and receive valid test results.
One-page setup facilitates the setup and running of iSAM tests for field technicians of all skill levels.
Cable test with power over Ethernet (PoE)
Technicians can troubleshoot any cabling or installation issue by checking the cable’s actual pin-out, wire map, cable length, distance-to-fault measurement and propagation delay.
Adding PoE means technicians can check for the following: presence of power, the power-supply equipment type, power class rating, voltage, current and power in watts.
The FTBx-8870/8800 CPRI protocol feature verifies that a remote radio head (RRH) is fully operational and that the correct small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers are installed and properly connected.
With the layer-2 CPRI protocol, technicians can easily connect to the RRH without having to climb the cell tower.
Once connected to the RRH, the Power Blazer is able to supply the technician with a complete analysis of vital CPRI statistics.
Traffic generation and monitoring
Technicians can configure up to 32 streams of traffic in order to test just about any frame format including: Ethernet II, 802.3, SNAP, IPv4, IPv6, three levels of VLANs, MPLS, UDP and TCP.
A new virtual frame display that allows field technicians to easily configure multiple streams and their parameters makes it possible to test layer-2 protocols, including: Cisco discover protocol (CDP), VLAN trunking protocol (VTP) and link-layer discovery protocols (LLDP)
RFC 6349 service activation methodology
RFC 6349 validates end-to end TCP services and helps correctly locate and diagnose issues as they arise.
The RFC 6349 test helps resolve discrepancies between service-provider networks and customer premise equipment through:
Maximum-transmission-unit (MTU) size discovery
Baseline round-trip delay determination
Single or multiple TCP connections to enable full pipe testing
Carrier Ethernet operations, administration and maintenance (OAM)
The FTBx-8870/8880 adds extra packet-capturing capabilities, including comprehensive filtering, triggering and truncation methods to target specific traffic and quickly pinpoint issues in the lab and in the field.
Advanced traffic filtering using up to four fields and operands makes it possible to troubleshoot a particular traffic flow.
Performance assessment of Fibre Channel services
Since most storage area networks (SANs) cover large distances, and because Fibre Channel has stringent performance requirements, it is imperative to test each phase of network deployments to ensure appropriate service levels. In addition to full wire-speed traffic generation at the FC2 layer, the FTX-8870/8880 modules also support:
Proper characterization of latency for FC services.
Buffer-to-buffer credit estimation, a configuration parameter that estimates buffer credit values with respect to latency by calculating the distance according to round-trip latency times.
Switch-fabric login capability to support connections to a remote location through a fabric or semitransparent network.