JDSU Live Fiber Identifier with Integrated Power Meter

An Affordable Fiber Optic Signal Traffic and Power Tester

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What's special about this fiber optic test tool?

  • Detects optical signals on fiber optic cables without disrupting operation, allowing smooth workflow during network maintenance and repair
  • Clearly displays detailed signal strength and traffic measurements on an LCD screen, for a much more in-depth view than the beeping and LED lights of other testers
  • Easily converts to an optical power meter for testing signal strength on all single mode and multimode connectors, a great solution to cluttered toolsets
  • Results are stored with the touch of a button, and can be exported to your PC using the included software or your own spreadsheet software, giving you a more accurate and time-saving alternative to manual record keeping
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The Live Fiber Identifier from JDSU is a full featured, highly effective fiber optic tester in an affordable package. This tester simplifies system installation and maintenance by detecting traffic on almost any fiber optic cable, and is easily converted to an optical power meter for testing signal strength on singlemode and multimode cables.


Standard Shipping Time is 2-3 Weeks

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  • At only 1.7” (4.32 cm) thick, this tester will easily fit into some of the most densely populated fiber patch panels and enclosures, ensuring your system will be accommodated
  • Safe-latch trigger protects your sensitive fiber cables by preventing technicians from putting too much pressure on them, maintaining signal integrity and saving money on replacements
  • Up to 100 readings can be stored directly to the unit so you won’t need to constantly interface with your PC to keep records
  • User can create custom lists from a large number of wavelengths, reducing labor time for regular system maintenance
  • Emits a tone and displays a visual indication when power input is exceeded, preventing equipment damage from sustained overloads


Live Fiber Identifier Specifications
Detected Wavelengths 850 to 1700 nm
Detection Sensitivity -20 dBm @ 1310 nm, -30dBm @1550 nm
Insertion Loss (typical) 1310 nm: <.2dB, 1550 nm: <2 dB
Standard Cable Diameter Range 250 µm - 3 mm
Detected Tones 270 Hz, 330Hz, 1kHz, 2kHz
Dimensions 8.5" H x 2.35" W x 1.5" D
216 cm H x 60 cm W x 38 D cm
Weight (batteries installed) 4.8 oz (135g)
Optical Power Meter Specifications
Detectable Optical Power Range -65 dBm to + 10 dBm
Maximum Input Level +23 dBm
Accuracy* ±.20 dBm (±5%)
   Linearity* ±.06 dBm (-50 dBm to +5 dBm)
Standard Wavelength Settings 850,  980, 1300, 1310, 1490, 1550, 1625 nm
Wavelength and Modulation 270 Hz, 330 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz
   1300, 1310, 1490, 1550, 1625 nm -60 to + 10 dBm
    580, 980 nm -55 to + to +10 dBm
Connector Input 1.25 mm and 2.5 mm available
Dimensions 6.8" H x 1.7" W x 1.4" D
216 cm H x 60 cm W x 38 D cm
Weight 3.5 oz (100g)
*Under these conditions: -20 dBm (CW), 1300 nm ±1 nm, 23°C ± 3K, 45 to 75% relative humidity, 9 to 50 µm fiber)
Shared Specifications
Wavelength Range 780 to 1800 nm
Storage Temperature -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Operating Temperature 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
USB Version 2.0
Power Source 2 AA alkaline batteries
Battery Life (typical) 70 hours
Screen Size 1.46" W x 1.22" L
3.7cm W x 3.1cm L






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Questions & Answers


JDSU F160 Fiber Identifier - Is there a model specifically to check ribbon fiber? 12/24 count

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  • - Thank you for your question. This model is able to check ribbon fiber.

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