AFL introduces Rogue iB1 intelligent base unit

Test and measurement specialist AFL is expanding its Rogue family of modular test equipment with the introduction of the Rogue iB1 intelligent base. The Android-inspired Rogue iB1 Intelligent Base has a seven-inch resolution colour touchscreen with an icon-based user interface for superior ease-of-use, and is ideal for applications and locations where smart devices are prohibited.

Rogue is an open, flexible, ruggedly built modular test platform that enables customers to choose the functionality needed including full fibre-optic Tier 1 certification, fibre end face inspection and multi-fibre MPO certification.

Like other members of the family, the Rogue iB1 has interchangeable and hot-swappable test modules for maximum flexibility. The WiFi and Bluetooth-enabled ROGUE iB1 also provides integrated inspection capabilities in addition to the ability to utilise AFL’s multi-fibre switches for testing MPO/multi-fibre links.

The Rogue iB1 intelligent base unit provides an intuitive user interface by pairing test modules with Android apps that allow users to create the test capability that a technician requires for a specific job. The unit is hand-held and portable with a unique kickstand design that allows for portrait or landscape viewing.

Rogue integrates with aeRos, AFL’s cloud-based, comprehensive workflow and data management software. With aeRos, users can integrate every aspect of their workflow for even greater savings including setting up jobs and equipment before trucks ever roll, interacting with technicians in real time, collecting and analysing data in the cloud, issuing reports more efficiently, and getting to revenue faster. 


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