Published: April 2013
AFL’s NOYES Contractor Series handheld CS260-20 metro/access troubleshooting optical time- domain reflectomer is a 1,310/1,550 OTDR with 28-dB dynamic range, 0.8 m event and 3.5 m attenuation dead zones plus integrated visual-fault locator. It is built for optical network activation and troubleshoots point-to-point metro/access networks. Short dead zones enable precise location of fiber faults. It can locate faults in networks up to 40 miles long. Results may be saved in industry-standard .sor files and uploaded to a PC using the built-in USB interface. Windows-compatible TRM test results manager software is supplied to support trace review, batch editing and professional test report generation.