Lab test equipment for fiber optic testing using oscilloscope, optical spectrum analyzer & OTDR: Lightwave


Lab testing tools must provide reliable performance across a variety of applications. They can include OTDRs, BERT sets, optical spectrum analyzers, light sources, optical switches, and more. On the manufacturing floor, test equipment helps technicians make pass/fail decisions.



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