Test & Measurement
OC I fiber optic certifier from Ideal Networks improves user experience
By Renée Francoeur
November 29, 2016 – Ideal Networks has launched the new Optical Certifier I (OC I) for multi-mode and single mode fiber cabling, delivering automated loss, length and polarity certification of fibre links.
Designed to “help installation contractors, network engineers and IT maintenance technicians achieve faster, first-time-right system acceptance”, the OC I has a suite of user-assistance features including a step-by-step reference wizard, intelligent fault diagnosis and patented margin meters.
The tablet-inspired design boasts a 7-in. high-resolution touchscreen and an intuitive app-like interface. There is also integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity as well as up to 12 hours of battery life.
The OC I includes a 3-year warranty and a calibration interval of 3 years.