Solid Optics

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Solid Optics releases multi-function fibre tool

Optical transceiver vendor Solid Optics has released its new 'Multi Fiber Tool', which uniquely has four functions – recode, retune, power read and micro-OTDR (optical time-domain reflectometer).

Designed to save time and money for network professionals, this innovative tool enables users to quickly analyse and fix issues in optical communications and modify optics to keep up with rapidly changing network requirements.

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