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Troubleshooting a Fiber Optic Link

Troubleshooting a Fiber Optic Link
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Product Number: W–6D–141

This DVD addresses how to use fiber optic test equipment to troubleshoot fiber installations during both the acceptance testing and operation phases. Learn how to identify problems, their locations and what equipment and techniques should be applied.

Topics:

  • Typical problems in single-mode and outside plant applications.
  • Common problems in multimode and premise applications.
  • The importance of documentation and accurate records.
  • Identifying the proper equipment for the task at hand.
  • Basic transmitter and receiver troubleshooting.
  • Where and when to use an OTDR.
  • Recalling and overlaying OTDR waveforms.
  • Visual inspection and cleaning.
  • Connector problems, such as contamination, crossovers, mis-keying and misengagement.
  • Identifying microbends and macrobends.


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Chapters:

  • Introduction - 3:13
  • Identify, Locate & Resolve - 4:43
  • Connection Faults - 5:24
  • Span Faults - 9:23
  • Splice Faults - 7:10
  • SM Acceptance Test - 18:10
  • SM Troubleshooting - 15:00
  • MM Acceptance Test - 9:51
  • MM Troubleshooting - 8:19
  • System Problems - 8:01
  • Acknowledgements - 1:00

First edition - 90 minutes