Exfo has launched the FTB-2 Pro Compact Platform, claiming it is the industry's smallest platform for high speed, multi-technology and optical testing. This is the next generation in the FTB line of portable test platforms and the newest and most advanced member of the EXFO platform family.
The company says the FTB-2 Pro delivers the most compact solution for high speed and multiservice testing as well as the power to handle the rigours of the field. The platform boasts a 10-inch high-resolution widescreen display and connectivity via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet and multiple USB ports.
The FTB-2 Pro supports up to two 1-slot modules simultaneously such as a combination of Ethernet and OTDR modules, Exfo says. It also supports spectral and multi-layer testing; the platform has the necessary power for high speed, high-performance testing. It delivers all the tools needed for maximum efficiency in field testing, all on the most compact multi-technology form factor for high speed deployments on the market today.
Products supported on the new FTB-2 Pro platform include:
- The FTB-88100NGE, the industry's smallest field-testing solution, supporting 10M-to-100G rates in a single module. It offers comprehensive and fully integrated test solution covering OTN, Ethernet and SONET/SDH technologies as well as CFP and CFP2 transceiver coverage.
- The FTB-5240S and FTB-5240S-P offering the first Pol-Mux optical spectrum analyzer for coherent 40G/100G DWDM systems and intelligent in-band OSNR measurement for 40 Gbit/s and ROADM deployments.
- The NEW FTB-8830NGE, the 10G Multiservice test module delivering comprehensive test suites for turn-up, circuit validation and troubleshooting of Ethernet, SONET/SDH, OTN, Fibre Channel, and SyncE/1588 PTP services at up to 11.3 Gbit/s.
- The FTB-7000 series of OTDRs, including the FTB-7200D, the FTB-7300E and FTB-7600E, which offer single mode and multimode configurations available at several wavelengths.