Greenlee 180XL Visual Fault Locator

Visually find breaks or bad fiber bends


What's special about this fiber optic visual fault finder?

  • Laser light visually indicates bends, breaks, or other discontinuities.
  • 7 Km range for even longer fiber runs
  • Checks for continuity, break, macrobend, and dirty connections.
  • Works with both single mode or multi mode fibers
  • Lightweight at 0.15 lb is easy on hand fatigue
  • CE FCC

Visual confirmation of fiber continuity is a must-have nowadays with some many people upgrading to fiber optics. The 180XL by Greenlee was desinged with sole purpose of allowing you to visually find breaks, macrobends, and inconsistencies within the fiber jumper by emiting a small/safe 1 mW Class 2 Laser through it. So whether your fiber optics are malfunctioning or you are just a brand new installation, this is definitely a tool you want to have around.

Fault Locator
Part # IMG Description Price
GL-180XL Greenlee 180XL Visual Fault Locator


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Wavelength 650nm +/- 10nm
Emitter Type Fabry Perot
Output Power 0dBm
Laser Classification Class 2
Range 7 Km
Modes of Operation CW and 2Hz Modulation
Method of Display Operation Red/Green LED
Fiber Type Singlemode, Multimode
Connector Interface 2.5mm Universal, Optional 1.25mm adapter
Battery AA (2 included)
Battery Life 80 Hours with 3.9Wh Batteries
Weight 0.26 lbs, (120g) (not including batteries)
Dimensions 7.08" x 0.91" Dia (180mm x 23mm Dia)
Operating Temperature -10°C to +45°C
Storage Temperature -40°C to +70°C
Certifications CE, CDRH

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