Exfo FTB150

The Exfo FTB-150 is a fast, powerful, lightweight solution from the industrys OTDR expert. It can house any of EXFO’s singlemode and multimode OTDR configurations designed to test at up to four wavelengths. Choose from various combinations featuring the 850, 1300, 1310, 1490, 1550 and 1625 nm wavelengths?covering all fiber applications from long-haul and WDM to metro, FTTH and LAN networks. All EXFO OTDR configurations provide a stable light source, as well as the option of adding a visual fault locator. Featuring the industry’s shortest dead zones and fastest acquisition, processing and reporting routines, the FTB-150 is designed for top efficiency in the field. Whether you need to carry out tier-2 certification of premises networks, characterize your links during construction and installation, or perform fast, efficient maintenance and troubleshooting testing, the FTB-150 Compact OTDR delivers the performance you re looking for.


All the OTDR Modes You Need The FTB-150’s OTDR software is both automated and easy to use. You can choose from three operating modes according to your specific requirements: Auto Mode Lets you select acquisition parameters automatically. Perfect for basic, repetitive OTDR applications or for occasional users. Advanced Mode Offers multiple setup and measurement capabilities for increased flexibility. Change index of refraction and helix factor settings for optimal distance measurements. Template Trace Mode Compares each acquisition with a designated template for complete cable testing and documentation. Short-Range OTDRs Ideal for access and FTTH network testing, the FTB-150-FTTx and FTB-150-ACCESS OTDR configurations offer an exceptional 1 m event dead zone, letting you characterize all events between the transmitter and the central office s fiber distribution panel. These configurations feature a highly efficient, lightning-fast trace acquisition routine, as full averaging is performed in 45 seconds. Thanks to next-generation OTDR software, they enable you to test through high-port-count splitters (even 1 x 32 splitters) perfect for passive optical network (PON) testing. The FTB-150-FTTx configuration delivers triple-wavelength testing with a choice of wavelengths: 1310/1490/1550 nm, or 1310/1550/1625 nm.

1 m event dead zone: shortest in the industry
Attenuation dead zone starting at 4 m
Four-times-shorter testing time, for minimized testing costs
FTTx ready: passive optical network (PON) testing capability
Market-leading linearity of 0.03 dB/dB, for highly accurate event characteization
Dynamic range of up to 38 dB
Built for enterprise/private network OTDR testing
Four-wavelength model: two multimode wavelengths (850 and 1300 nm), and two singlemode wavelengths (1310 and 1550 nm)
Two-wavelength model: 850 and 1300 nm (multimode)Best-in-class specifications Singlemode configurations at 1310, 1550 and 1625 nm
Up to 52 000 acquisition points for sampling
High-speed traces starting at 10 seconds
Dynamic range of up to 45 dB


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