FLX380 FlexTester3 OTDR
The FLX380 FlexTester3 family provides the world’s smallest, lightest, most complete single-mode broadband network OTDRs with integrated optical light source, power meter, and visual fault locator (VFL).
Delivering an unmatched combination of optical test functions, ease-of-use, portability and value, FlexTester3 models offer the following benefits:
Complete in- or out-of-service PON OTDR and power measurements from a single port using patented* ServiceSafe™ capability
Test through PON splitters up to 1x128
High dynamic range using narrow pulse widths
Verify PON power levels and complete live PON OTDR tests without disrupting service
Automatically detect, identify, locate and measure macrobends and splitters
Measure end-to-end link length, loss and ORL
Simplify insertion loss measurements, reduce test time and eliminate setup errors using integrated source and power meter with AFL's Wave ID
Test all day (>12 hours) without replacing or recharging batteries
Instant On: Ready to test in < 5 seconds
Designed for outside plant: Rugged, handheld, lightweight
The FlexTester3 family is offered in four models to best suit your application requirements:
FLX380-304: Verify both in-service (live) and out-of-service FTTx networks from a single port. Includes 1310/1550/1650 nm live PON OTDR with integrated PON power meter.
FLX380-303: Similar to FLX380-304, but with 1310/1550/1625 nm live PON OTDR.
FLX380-302: Complete out-of-service testing at all FTTx PON wavelengths (1310/1490/1550 nm).
FLX380-300: Lowest cost, high-performance, all-in-one 1310/1550 nm OTDR for out-of-service installation testing or troubleshooting both FTTx PON and point-to-point networks.
All models include integrated VFL plus Wave ID source and power meter.
The FLX380 FlexTester3 user interface features an easy-to-use, top-down menu structure. Fully automatic and expert modes are available for both novice and expert users. User interface software supports over a dozen languages including English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.
Over 1000 OTDR test results may be saved in Telcordia SR-4731 .SOR file format. Stored OTDR and OPM results may be transferred to PC via USB or Bluetooth® for viewing, analysis, and professional report generation using the included Windows® compatible TRM® 2.0 Basic Test Results Manager software.
Advanced analysis and reporting capabilities, including bi-directional trace averaging, are available by upgrading to TRM 2.0 Advanced (learn more here).
FLX380 FlexTester3 Configuration Options
The FLX380 FlexTester3 is available in three different kit options:
FlexTester3 Complete Test & Inspection Kit – User-selected FLX380 FlexTester3 with FOCIS PRO Fiber Optic Connector Inspection System, OFI-200D Optical Fiber Identifier, launch/receive fiber ring, One-Click Cleaners plus standard accessories in a rugged, waterproof hard-shell carry case.
FlexTester3 PRO Test & Inspection Kit – User-selected FLX380 FlexTester3 with FOCIS PRO Fiber Optic Connector Inspection System, connector cleaning supplies plus standard accessories in a rugged, waterproof hard-shell carry case.
FlexTester3 with Soft Carry Case – User-selected FLX380 FlexTester3 with standard accessories plus One-Click Cleaner in a convenient, lightweight soft carry case.
All FLX380-30x kits include rechargeable, replaceable Li-Ion battery pack, AC charger with country-specific power cord, (1) SC and (1) FC adapter for the OTDR/OLS port, (2) 2.5 mm Universal adapters for the OPM and VFL ports, dust caps for all ports, USB cable, TRM® 2.0 Basic Test Results Manager software, and a quick reference guide in any one of the supported languages. Additional accessories are available, including:
Adapters for other connector types
Fiber rings (launch or receive cables)
TRM 2.0 Advanced Test Results Manager report generation software
Vehicle Charger / Supply
Li-Ion Battery Charger
The FlexTester3 is also available with prepaid calibration and extended warranty plans.
FLX380 FlexTester3 Software Update
See Software Resources to register and download teh latest software update for your FLX380 FlexTester3.