OTDR Optical Time Domain Reflectometer

Optical Time Domain reflectometer

Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is an instrument used to check the performance of new fiber optics links and detect problems with existing fiber links.

It is  used to create a virtual picture of a fiber optic cable route. It is used to measure:

  • Fiber attenuation.
  • Overall length of the fiber.
  • The distance to faults.
  • Splices and connections. 

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