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Fibre optic cable tester

Discussion in 'Electrical Engineering' started by BIGEYE, Aug 17, 2005.

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  1. BIGEYE

    BIGEYE Guest

    We have a long comms line between an outstation and our server. The comms
    line is fibre optic.
    Comms has been lost, how can I test the fibre optic cable. Is there a tester
    available from RS components?
    TIA
     
  2. Ian

    Ian Guest

    Blue Helix in the UK sell a visible light source for quickly testing the
    continuity of a fibre
     
  3. Jimmie

    Jimmie Guest

    Would have had equipment down for a couple of days waiting for optical fiber
    test eqipment to arrive. Test with with trusty pen light showed we had a bad
    run of cable. Replaced it and had the equipment up and running before the
    test equipment could be shipped in.
     
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