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Service Assurance

Fiber Optic Lab Testing

Fiber Optic Testing

EXFO’s field network testing solutions deliver unique value by automating, streamlining and sequencing your field tests and workflows—from network deployment and service turn-up to ongoing optimization.

Fiber Inspection

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ConnectorMax MPO Link Test Solution

Automated, all-in-one solution to validate MPO/MTP® fiber optic links of any type, including MPO 12 and MPO 24 singlemode or multimode cables as well as APC or UPC and male or female connectors

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FIP-400B Wireless - fiber inspection probe

Turn your Android™ or iOS device into a fully automated fiber inspection solution delivering fast and consistent test results. With no wires in your way or cumbersome battery pack, it provides unmatched end-user experience, combined with bring-it-anywhere portability.

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FIP-400B USB - fiber inspection probe

These intelligent and automated test tools transform fiber inspection into a faster and simplified one-step process providing accurate and consistent test results, and preventing the reporting of false-positive results.

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Light Sources

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FLS-600 - light source

Part of EXFO’s 600 handheld series, the FLS-600 Light Source is designed for first-class versatility—it offers laser and LED models, as well as various wavelength options.

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FLS-600 - light source

The most versatile, complete light source available with up to three single-mode wavelengths on a single port, or four wavelengths (two multimode and two single-mode) on two ports.

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FLS-240 Pocket Pal 

Straightforward solution for identifying breaks, bends, faulty connectors or splices, as well as other causes of signal loss.

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FiberBasix 50 

FiberBasix 50 Handheld Testers deliver simple, accurate measurement of signal attenuation during fiber-optic cable installation.

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Power Meter

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Optical Power 

Optical Power Expert - connected optical power meter​

Power meter with Bluetooth connectivity, a wide touchscreen and best-in-class optical performances.

Spec sheet (PDF)

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PPM-350D 

next-gen PON power meter The first PON-aware™ power meter to automatically detect and test next-gen and legacy PON technologies.

Spec sheet (PDF)User manual (PDF)

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PPM-350C

PON Power MeterStraightforward solution for identifying breaks, bends, faulty connectors or splices, as well as other causes of signal loss.

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FPM-600

Power meter Offers memory FiberBasix 50 Handheld Testers deliver simple, accurate measurement of signal attenuation during fiber-optic cable installation.

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FPM-300 

FiberBasix 50 Handheld Testers deliver simple, accurate measurement of signal attenuation during fiber-optic cable installation.

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OTDR

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MaxTester 720C

Access OTDR This fully-featured OTDR with tablet-inspired design combines single-mode and multimode fiber testing in a dedicated and compact quad unit to allow everyday field testing in access networks, data centers, and private enterprise networks.

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FTBx-735C 

metro/PON FTTx/MDU OTDR High-resolution OTDR designed for metro networks testing and splitter characterization in PON FTTx applications

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MaxTester 730C 

PON/metro OTDR Fully featured, entry-level, dedicated OTDR with tablet-inspired design, suitable for metro and optimized to test through optical splitters, for seamless end-to-end FTTH characterization and troubleshooting

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FTBx-720C 

LAN/WAN access OTDR The ideal construction OTDR for everyday field testing in any access network. With an iOLM application for both singlemode and multimode testing, it’s the most automated and intelligent troubleshooting tool for FTTA, LAN and data centers.

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FTBx-750C 

metro/long-haul OTDR High dynamic range combined with high resolution for highly accurate fiber characterization.

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iOLM

intelligent Optical Link Mapper Automated, expert-level singlemode and multimode fiber testing that eliminates the need to manually configure parameters or analyze and interpret multiple complex OTDR traces

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Optical Fiber Multimeter

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Optical Explorer - industry's first optical fiber multimeter

Fiber optic tester that performs link verification and automated fault tracking in seconds. Empowering frontline technicians to explore further and do more

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Spectral Testing

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Optical Wave Expert

Optical Wave Expert - DWDM Channel Checker and OTDR

A handheld tester combining DWDM channel power validation with OTDR capabilities on a single port.

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FTBx-5245/5255

optical spectrum analyzers for the field. In addition to delivering all the tools needed for maximum field efficiency, the FTBx-5245/5255 provides improved reliability, accuracy and speed of test. It can be housed in the compact and portable FTB-2, FTB-2 Pro and FTB-4 Pro platforms, or in the rack-mountable LTB-8 platform.

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FTBx-5235

Optical spectrum analyzer

New, compact OSA designed to measure channel power and wavelength, characterize Remote PHY deployments and analyze DWDM networks

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FOT-5200

CWDM Channel Power Analyzer

An innovative, low-cost analyzer for installation, maintenance and repair of any CWDM network.

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FOT-5205

DWDM channel checker

Handheld channel checker for monitoring DWDM channels and measuring their power

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Test reporting & Automation

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FastReporter data post processing software

Consolidated data management and post-processing software to boost reporting productivity for connector endface inspection and for all types of optical-layer testing (e.g., optical link mapping–iOLM, OTDR, ORL, IL, PMD and CD)

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TestFlow - field test management solution

Improve your bottom line: automatically slash admin time and ensure 100% compliance

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EXFO Connect cloud based test management

An automated application that centralizes the management of EXFO test instruments and the data they capture, and creates customized test-data reports

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FastReporter 2 data post processing software

Consolidated data management and post-processing tool that increases reporting productivity for connector endface inspection and all types of optical-layer testing including optical link mapping (iOLM), OTDR, ORL, loss, PMD and chromatic dispersion.

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Transmission Network Testing

 

EXFO is leading the way in solutions for testing next-gen network deployments. Whether for legacy DSn/PDH and SONET/SDH, carrier Ethernet or multiservice converged networks, our solutions are technologically innovative and designed to simplify your day-to-day operations.

  1. Ethernet Testing
  2. DSN/PDH and legacy SONET/SDH testing

  3. Next-Generation SONET/SDH, OTN and multiservice testing

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Ethernet Testing

 

Whether you are assessing Ethernet backhaul, Ethernet business services or packet transport networks, we have the innovative and comprehensive solutions you need to drastically reduce the complexity and time spent turning-up, monitoring and troubleshooting.

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NetBlazer V2 Series

Efficiently turn up and troubleshoot 64K circuits up to 100G networks smarter, simpler and faster.

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EX1

Testing and monitoring solution

Scalable, open platform test solution for validating bandwidth speed and monitoring network performance

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FTBx-88460 - Multiservice

Test solution for the field

The most compact multiservice 400G test solution on the market for field applications

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MAX-800 Series

Ethernet and transport testing up to 100G an easy-to-use, portable test solution designed to meet the most stringent test requirements when installing, activating and troubleshooting Ethernet connections and transport links from 10M to 100G.

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FTBx-88260 - 1G to 100G

Multiservice test module

Customizable 1G-100G testing (incl. 25G/50G) built to handle multiple transceiver types via EXFO’s Open Transceiver System (OTS)

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FTBx-8870/8880

Power Blazer - 10G

Multiservice test modules

Versatile 10G multi-service test modules for lab and field applications.

DSN/PDH and legacy SONET/SDH testing

 

Our ultra-portable field-testing solutions for DSn/PDH and full legacy SONET/SDH are designed for installation, commissioning and maintenance of access and metro networks. These solutions offer test functions that range from BER measurements to advanced characterization.

 

Next-Generation SONET/SDH, OTN, and multiservice testing

 

At the core of EXFO’s expertise are next-gen SONET/SDH and OTN multiservice testers designed to take testing to the next level. These solutions deliver ultimate portability and ease-of-use for network managers and systems vendors who require flexible and scalable, future-proof solutions.

Service Assurance

Fiber Monitoring

 

EXFO solutions provide physical layer network management, mapping problems such as fiber cuts or degraded performance directly to services and subscribers who are impacted.

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NQMSfiber

Remote fiber test system

The ultimate plug-and-play remote fiber test system—monitor critical fibers to ensure that SLAs are met and that the network and the services are always available.

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Test Access Module Kit

Combines with the FG-750 Node iOLM as part of the first practical FTTx line quality assessment solution from the node.

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Nova SkyRAN 

Fronthaul remote access and monitoring Test solution for the field

The most compact multiservice 400G test solution on the market for field applications

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Node Optical Test Access Unit

Combines with the FG-750 Node iOLM as part of the first practical FTTx line quality assessment solution from the node.

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FG-750

Access (P2P)/Metro/Core - OTDR-based remote fiber test system

Scalable test solution for fiber network monitoring and management, from one stand-alone unit to centrally managed systems with one or hundreds of test ports

Active probes

 

EXFO’s active testing solutions are key to effectively assuring services and infrastructure performance. They pinpoint the source of QoE issues, help reduce SLA redemption rates and accurately measure true end-to-end latency.

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EXFO Verifier Agent EVA

Network visibility solution

A lightweight and containerized agent for end-to-end service monitoring and troubleshooting

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Nova Active Agent BV-110

The essential quality-of-experience monitoring tool that provides the visibility and details network administrators need to quickly and easily troubleshoot performance issues.

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EX1

Testing and monitoring solution

Scalable, open platform test solution for validating bandwidth speed and monitoring network performance

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Nova Active Agent BV-10

Highly cost-effective Ethernet performance monitoring device providing complete network visibility for mobile backhaul, carrier Ethernet and PTN networks.

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Nova Active Agent BV-3100

In-network, multifunction service assurance verifier with integrated turn-up, monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities.

Virtual probes

 

With EXFO’s virtual probes, service providers can deploy verifier virtualized network functions (VNFs) anywhere across the NFV/SDN network, first to perform testing and then seamlessly evolve to real-time performance monitoring or vice versa—all with minimal capital expenditures.

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Nova Passive Agent

Virtual passive probe

Vendor-independent intelligent passive probes designed to monitor 5G, 4G, 3G and 2G mobile networks in real-time. The Nova Passive Agent non-intrusive intelligent probe measures customer experience and service quality delivered on your network.

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EXFO Verifier Agent EVA Network visibility solution

Testing and monitoring solution

Scalable, open platform test solution for validating bandwidth speed and monitoring network performance

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Nova Virtual Active Agent - virtualized test probe

Virtualized, multifunction service assurance verifier with integrated monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities specifically designed for NFV architectures

Fiber Optic Lab Testing

 

Test Platform

 

EXFO’s unique family of platforms deliver scalable solutions for fast and efficient testing that maximizes equipment investments. Our LTB and IQS platforms address network equipment manufacturers’ challenges by delivering unmatched automation, connectivity and remote control.

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Simulation test

platforms

Complete test solutions for the converged network—from RAN to IMS

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Lab and manufacturing test platforms

From development to deployment, we have the solution.

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CTP10 - passive optical component testing platform

Unrivaled passive optical component testing platform for WDM components and photonic integrated circuits

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OSICS Mainframe - Modular 8-channel mainframe

Multifunction modular platform for fiber-optic component testing with up to eight pluggable modules

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LTK-1 - benchtop

optical kits

Compact and flexible test kits in the LTB-1 Lab Benchtop Platform.

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LTB-8 - rackmount

platform

Bring power to your lab with a powerful, scalable and hot-swappable eight-slot rackmount platform designed for advanced lab and manufacturing applications.

Optical light sources

 

Discover EXFO’s broad range of optical light sources that cater to various testing requirements: singlemode or multimode, polarized or non-polarized, broadband or narrowband, tunable, ITU-wavelength-centered and much more. Essential building blocks for fiber testing, EXFO offers optical light sources with multiple wavelength options for component testing, R&D, manufacturing and field environments.

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FTBx-2850

µITLA tunable light source

Continuous wave (CW), tunable laser with a high-power output, narrow linewidth and high-resolution tunability for coherent/OFDM transmission and WDM network emulation.

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FTBx-2250 

Broadband source

Compact, rugged and highly reliable light source—an essential lab testing building block

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Fiber optic light source

Exceptional selection of single- or multi-wavelength, multimode LEDs and singlemode DFB lasers

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OSICS SLD - broadband light source

Broadband light source with superluminescent light-emitting diodes that is ideal for optical component testing

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OSICS DFB CWDM - high-power laser diode modules

High-performance distributed feedback laser diodes that are perfect for CWDM network testing

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OSICS T100 - external cavity tunable laser module

Stepped external-cavity tunable laser modules that cover all telecom wavelengths

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OSICS DFB LANWDM

DFB lasers

The OSICS DFB LANWDM modules are high-performance distributed feedback laser diodes perfect for testing silicon photonics chips

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OSICS DFB DWDM -

Distributed

OSICS DFB DWDM modules based on high-performance distributed feedback laser diodes

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T100S-HP

high-power tunable laser

Most advanced and cost-effective solution for R&D and Manufacturing environments. Offers a signal to source spontaneous emission ratio higher than 90 dB.

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Optical Power Meters

 

Power meters are an active part of most test solutions. All of EXFO’s modular (IQS line) and benchtop power meters are built for top performance and pinpoint accuracy, and the various models offer a mixture of features and specifications to suit various test setups.

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CTP10 - passive optical component testing platform

Unrivaled passive optical component testing platform for WDM components and photonic integrated circuits

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IQS-1700 - high-performance power meter

Fast, accurate, flexible power measurement in a platform-based solution.

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FTBx-1750 - high-performance power meter

Fast, accurate, flexible power measurement in a platform-based solution.

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OHS-1700 - High-Performance Optical Head

The OHS-1700 High-Performance Optical Head interfaces with the FTBx-1750 module, delivering high performance for R&D and active/passive component manufacturing test setups.

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