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AFL Releases NOYES® M200 OTDR with New User Interface


Spartanburg, SC – AFL is releasing the M200 OTDR with a new User Interface (UI), version 2.0, with improved features that simplify use and reduces training time and testing errors. Complete jobs more quickly and accurately! New features of the User Interface 2.0 include:

  • Pass/Fail thresholds compliant with TIA/ISO/user-defined values to alert test operators of failing or marginal events at the time of test;
  • Enhanced reporting capability with Test Results Manager™ (TRM) includes OTDR traces, end face images from new DFS1, and logos of both the installer and end customer;
  • A New Job creation editor with detailed job/file naming;
  • Improved file management and results review via Results Manager;
  • General settings improvements including Date/Time/Number format options and an Auto Off feature.

TRM is a powerful PC analysis and reporting software tool that allows users to apply industry standards-based rules to test results and create comprehensive certification reports. The benefits of TRM include improved batch editing of OTDR traces, enhanced analysis and editing capability including trace batch editor of events and Pass/Fail thresholds, cursors and file names.

The M200 OTDR with integrated visual fault locator (VFL) combines ease of use (Touch and Test™) and functionality in a field-rugged, hand-held package. The M200 features the following improvements:

  • The addition of a toggle function that enables fast and logical storage of trace results from both ends of a fiber/cable;
  • Enhanced event measurements with various manual LSA methods available in Expert mode.

The M200 with new UI supports visual inspection per IEC 61300-3-35 using the new DFS1 Digital FiberScope allowing users the ability to view and document connector end-face images with OTDR traces. Thousands of OTDR test results can be stored internally or on the supplied USB drive. Test results are transferable to a computer for viewing, printing, and analyzing with the supplied Windows compatible software, Test Results Manager (TRM™).

Our knowledgeable and dedicated customer service and technical support staff are available 24/7. For additional information on the M200 with new User Interface as well as AFL's full line of test equipment,

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Michelle Collier
Product Manager
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