Visual Fault Locator (VFL)


TC-8 Handheld VFL

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TC-8 series Handheld Visual Fault Locator totally complies with human engineering. Its small is size, easy to operate, portable and integrated with a launching indicator. It is usually used to inspect the damage or broken point of an optic fibre, cable, patch cord etc.

If the inspected fibre does have a defect, user could find the visual laser at the broken or damaged point.

Power output 10mw

Integrated with continuous wave and 2Hz modulated wave output function.

Visual Red Lazer Sourse 1mW, 10mW or 20mW

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The VFL 10 mW visual fault locator is designed to help diagnose problems with fibre optic cabling.
Its universal connector allows for connecting all 2.5 mm standard fibre-optic connectors (e.g. SC/FC/ST). The locator is designed to test single-mode and multimode optic-fibre cables. The output power of the device is sufficient to test fibre sections up to 8 km long.
The output signal can be generated in two modes - continuous and pulse - in order to achieve the desired visual effect. The fault locator is equipped with a dust-proof cover, which prevents dust in the connector area. The cap also protects against accidental exposure of eyes.
In addition to optical path testing, the visual fault locator is an ideal tool for anyone mounting FastFit or KeyQuick connectors and mechanical splices. After connecting the fault locator to a mechanical splice or connector with transparent body, the installer can control the quality of the connection made and estimate its transmission parameters. No red light in the splice area means a perfect connection.

Name Visual Fault Locator VFL 1mW, 5mW, 10mW & 20mW 
Range 1mW suitable for small systems, will go through 1 x 4 way splitters, 10mW suitable for larger systems and will go through 32 way splitters.
Wavelength 650 nm
Output power 1mW, 10mW or 20mW
Power (batteries) AA (1.5 V) x 2
Weight 80 g (without batteries)
Dimensions 175x26x26 mm

 Package included:
1 x Visual Fault Locator
1 x Packing box