An Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is an important fiber optic testing instrument which is used to analyze and inspect the integrity fiber optic cables. GAOTek, a leading supplier of fiber optical products, offers a huge selection and inventory of OTDRs. Our comprehensive range of handheld OTDRs provide network engineers the ability to inspect, verify, certify, and troubleshoot fiber cable networks, quickly and accurately.
GAOTek OTDRs are intelligent new generation multipurpose instruments which are compact, rugged and field-portable. They are available in various configurations optimized for different wavelengths. Some OTDRs also come with in-built visual fault locating (VFL) and optical power meter functions. All our OTDRs are manufactured using cutting-edge technology and offer excellent performance and productivity supporting a wide range of applications.
Our OTDRs conform to international standards and offer comparable features and specifications as other high end OTDRs at a fraction of the cost.
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OTDRs are extremely efficient in gathering data which ultimately create a picture named a “trace” or “signature” that stores a large amount of information for prepared users. It can also be kept as an archive or can be used to verify against a blueprint if a system breakdown occurs. OTDRs testers are not used to evaluate insertion loss for fiber optic cables since this issue is resolved by fiber optic test sources and power meters. Just like these devices indicate the end zone of the cables and certify their quality, OTDR traces are used to investigate on certain issues and fix them accordingly because they can show the disruptions on the fibers.
Similarly, OTDRs have a powerful laser transmitter that projects a pulse of light down the fiber. Backscattered and reflected light are pulled to the OTDRs via the fiber and synchronized by a coupler in the OTDR tester’s front end. A strong and effective pulse is passed on by the OTDRs after each estimate and they measure the light coming back. At any given time, the light captured by the OTDR is the scattered light coming from the pulse within a specific zone of the fiber. As the OTDR test equipment can connect with what they see in backscattered light with an existing area on the fiber, they can easily make a demonstration on the volume of the same light at any point along its length.
GAOTek is committed in providing simple, light and convenient OTDRs. They feature a touchscreen with various features of touch motions. By the means of different channels, the results obtained by these devices can be instantly transferred to a PC.
Fiber optics engineering, commissioning, technical support, and FTTx allow the use of OTDRs. They are highly recommended for several sectors such as aviation and defense, electric utility, hardware production, mining, oil and gas as well as transportation. Also, they are mostly used by installers and contractual workers.
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GAOTek OTDR Launch CableID: GAO-OTDR-108
This OTDR Launch Cable is used with an OTDR and helps in minimizing the effects of launch pulse on measurement uncertainty.
GAOTek OTDR with PON Online Test (Multimode, Fiber Microscope)ID: GAO-OTDR-101
This OTDR with PON Online Test (Multimode, Fiber Microscope) is a multi-purpose testing device designed for the detection of fiber communications systems for SMF and MMF test module and comes with a fiber field microscope probe.
GAOTek OTDR with Wide Dynamic Range (Short Event Dead Zone)ID: GAO-OTDR-102
This OTDR with Wide Dynamic Range (Short Event Dead Zone) has extra-short event dead zone, which is suitable for testing short optical fiber and pigtail optical fiber and is used for fiber testing in FTTx networks.
GAOTek OTDR Launch Box with Compound Latch & Lock (Dust/Water proof)ID: GAO-OTDR-106
This compact OTDR Fiber Launch box is designed to test the fiber optic cable with OTDR's to help in minimizing the effects of the OTDR's launch pulse on measurement uncertainty.
GAOTek OTDR with Vision Fault Locating (Auto-Optimization)ID: GAO-OTDR-103
This portable and intelligent OTDR with Vision Fault Locating (Auto-Optimization) is designed for testing the distances and losses of the optical fiber and comes with a built-in VFL (Vision Fault Locating) system.
GAOTek OTDR with Large Data Storage (Wide Pulse Width/Test Distance)ID: GT00V500ZZ
This OTDR with wide pulse/Test distance) is an intelligent new generation meter for detection of fiber communications systems and offers a wide pulse width and a testing distance of up to 74.56 mi (120 km).
GAOTek OTDR with Bidirectional Testing (Handheld)ID: GT00ZV00ZZ
This OTDR with Bidirectional Testing (Handheld) is used to measure the parameters of optical fibers and cables, such as length, loss, and connection quality easily locates the accurate positioning of event and fault points.
GAOTek OTDR with Vision Fault Locating (Various Test Mode)ID: GT00ZV00ZV
This OTDR with Vision Fault Locating (Various Test Mode) is designed to test the fault locations in optical cables and comes with various test modes such as automatic, manual, average, and real time.
GAOTek OTDRID: C0250010tek
This handheld OTDR instrument is designed for fiber optics measurement, fault finding and helps in troubleshooting and maintenance of fiber optics network
GAOTek Optical Time Domain ReflectometerID: C0250008tek
This OTDR is a portable, handheld device which comes with Anti-seismic and shock proof feature. It examines out-of-band 1650 nm OTDR testing and detects problems with existing fiber
GAOTek OTDR with VFL TesterID: GAO-OTDR-104
This easy to use VFL (Visual Fault Locating) tester helps in testing the fault location of jumper wires and comes with a 3.5 inch color LCD touch screen.
GAOTek Basic OTDRID: C0250007tek
This basic OTDR offers a smart software option that provides pass/fail status at all wavelengths, as well as span loss, ORL, fiber length and macro bend locations in a single window.
GAOTek Multi-functional Handheld OTDRID: GAO-OTDR-105
This Handheld OTDR features multiple functions like OTDR, power meter, light source and VFL in a single unit and provides measurement of FTTx, PON, LAN/WAN networks
GAO Tek Handheld Fiber Optic OTDRID: C0250001tek
This handheld fiber optic OTDR (optical time domain reflectometer) is an innovative test instrument for telecommunication networks.
GAOTek Advanced and Expandable OTDR ModuleID: GAO-OTDR-107
This Advanced and Expandable OTDR is used in testing a wide range of networks from PON to long haul networks and comes with a minimum dead zone of less than 2.6 ft (0.8 m).