Ultra-stable 2W Loss Length ORL Tester KI23422OLV-InGaAs
A Two-Way Optical Loss Test set (OLTS) that's perfect for medium to ultra high fiber count loss, length and optical return loss testing applications on single mode fiber at 1310 / 1550 nm. A pair of these compact instruments set new standards of productivity, accuracy and ease of use. The 650 nm VFL Visitester feature mixes a VFL in with the test signal during Autotest. In addition to operating as a typical VFL, it gives positive visual identification of a fiber to be connected for loss testing.
Each SM fiber needs just one test hook-up and one key press for a complete 2W / bidirectional loss, length & ORL test, eliminating administration, training and test errors. Testing is accurate and can take only 5 seconds, direct onto flexible standards-compliant Tier 1 certification reports.
A pair of instruments both display length bi-directional loss, & ORL fiber testing each end, in real time, with no need to specify master/slave instruments. A single instrument can also be used as a stand-alone ultra-stable light source & power meter, VFL, ORL meter, or tone generator / detector.
ORL sensitivity on this model is typically adequate for installed cable testing, but is limited by the PC connector. For best ORL sensitivity, select a model with an APC connector.
- 25% of the size / weight, 7x the battery life of competitors
- Bidirectional Autotest loss, length & ORL testing on one fiber
- Full-feature optical return loss tester
- Real time Pass / Fail display
- 8,000 fiber memory and USB key file dump
- KITS™ reporting software
- Autotest optical power meter, >25 λ, 1 % accuracy
- Traceable reports: source stability & λ, meter cal & linearity, ORL cal
- 80 hr alkaline battery life
- 3 Year warranty and calibration cycle
Zero warm-up laser (KI2300, KI2400, KI23400 only)
Instant high-accuracy testing. Unlike other sources, Zero Warm-Up sources are in-spec & stabilized in seconds.
Use a single tester for: SC, LC, MPO, FC, HFBR, & other connectors - including universal & duplex options.
Smart communication makes sure you always get a full, complete, and consistent test result.
Real-time reporting software
Excel-based instrument connectivity for comprehensive reporting (against standards) and real-time data logging.
ILAC/NATA ISO 17025 optical calibration
Internationally recognised traceable optical calibration to ISO17025
Genuine 3 year calibration validity
Genuine 3 Year optical power meter re-calibration validity
Total uncertainty specification
Our unique specifications cover accuracy in real world use - over all power levels, temperatures, connector and fiber types.
Multimode test standard compliance
Kingfisher LED sources meet Encircled Flux and CPR requirements straight out of the box.
To avoid metal dust fragments damaging your tester and fiber-ends, we use high-end metal-free connectors.
Integrates a VFL into AutoTest, so the fiber end you need to test flashes red. Confidence with a quick & easy visual cue.
|Detector type (meter)||InGaAs|
|Response wavelength (meter)||600 ~ 1700 nm|
|Calibration wavelengths (meter)||780, 820, 850, 980, 1270, 1290, 1300, 1310, 1330, 1350, 1370, 1390, 1410, 1430, 1450, 1470, 1490, 1510, 1530, 1550, 1570, 1590, 1610, 1625, 1650 nm|
|Power range (meter)||+10 ~ -60 dBm (780 ~ 980, 1590 ~ 1650 nm) / +10 ~ -70 dBm (1270 ~ 1650 nm)|
|Mid-range linearity (meter)||0.04 dB (typical)|
|Total uncertainty (meter)||0.3 dB (max)|
|ID tone detection & Autotest sensitivity (meter)||Up to -50 dBm|
|Modulated output (source)||270 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz ± 2 %, 12 Multi-Fiber ID tones|
|Output wavelength (source)||1310-1550 nm Laser, VisiTester|
|Output power (source)||-7 dBm ±1 dB @ SMF|
|Adjust output power (source)||Adjustable over 7 dB in 0.01 dB steps|
|Short term stability for 15 min, typical ±2 °C, after warm up, ORL < -25 dB (source)||0.03 dB|
|Stability over temperature (source)||0.2 dB (max)|
|Wavelength drift (source)||0.4 nm per °C (typical)|
|Wavelength initial tolerance @ 25 °C (source)||20 nm|
|Spectrum width @ FWHM (source)||3 nm (typical)|
|Reconnection repeatability @ 95% confidence (source)||0.1 dB|
|Length range (2-way Autotest only)||27 dB|
|Length accuracy (2-way Autotest only)||1% ± 4 meters|
|Length resolutions||1 meter (0.000~9.999 Km), 10 meters (10.00~99.99 Km), 100 meters (100.0~999.9 Km)|
|Loss range (2-way Autotest)||44 dB|
|Loss repeatability & loss linearity (2-way Autotest)||0.04 dB|
|Loss range (1-way Autotest)||44 dB|
|Loss repeatability & loss linearity (1-way Autotest)||0.04 dB|
|ORL range||0 ~ 60 dB|
|ORL port isolation||> 30 dB|
|ORL accuracy||0.5 dB (@ 0 ~ 45 dB), 1 dB (@ 45 ~ 60 dB after zero offset)|
|ORL resolution||0.01 dB (@ 0 ~ 45 dB), 0.1 dB (@ 45 ~ 60 dB)|
|VisiTester wavelength||650 ± 5 nm|
|VisiTester power||0 dBm ± 1 dB @ SMF|
|VisiTester laser safety||Class 1, IEC60825-2|
|VisiTester blink rate (manual)||CW or 2 Hz|
General KI 23400 Handheld Two-Way Loss / Length / ORL Test Set with Warm-Up specifications
|Accuracy (meter)||1 % (0.06 dB)|
|Calibration validity (ISO17025)||3 years|
|Resolution (meter)||0.01 dB|
|Polarization sensitivity (meter)||< 0.05 dB (typical)|
|Autotest||1-way: compatible with other KI23400 & KI27400 models / 2-way: compatible with identical model only|
|Tone detection (meter)||150 ~ 9999 Hz ± 1 %|
|USB interfaces||USB-micro for power & software / USB-A for memory key|
|Software||KITS (free download)|
|Power||Battery / External power via USB|
|Battery life||Laser/LED source: 80 hours (typical) in Autotest, Power Meter: 1000 hours (typical)|
|Battery type||2x AA (LR6) Alkaline / 2x AA NiMH AA (rechargeable via USB)|
|Display||74 mm x 55 mm high contrast LCD|
|Case||Polycarbonate (body) / rubber (edges & corners), moisture resistance, 1-meter drop tested|
|Memory||For 8,000 fibers / Unlimited on USB|
|Size||190 mm x 105 mm x 35 mm|
|Unit weight||0.42 kg|
|Shipping weight||1.5 Kg|
|Operating / storage temperature||-15 to 55 °C / -25 to 70 °C|
|Relative humidity||0 ~ 95 %|
In the box
Low Reflection Terminator, SC/PC OPT703
Low Reflection Terminator, SC/APC OPT704
SC Through Connector OPT046
Canvas Pouch for KI2000 Series Instruments OPT149
USB Cable (Micro)
Instrument User Manual
Quality Assurance Certificate
Calibration Certificate ILAC/NATA Compliant
Hybrid FC Connector Adaptor OPT051
Hybrid Universal 2.5 mm Connector Adaptor OPT081
Hybrid Universal 1.25 mm Connector Adaptor OPT084
Hybrid Universal 1.25 mm Connector Adaptor OPT085
Hybrid LC / F3000 Connector Adaptor OPT072
Hybrid POF Multi-Connector Adaptor OPT077
Hybrid HFBR Connector Adaptor OPT078
Hybrid SMA Connector Adaptor OPT082
Semi-Rigid Carry Case for Test Kits OPT154B
Semi-Rigid Carry Case for Test Kits OPT153-CASE
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