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Anritsu Extends Fiber Visualizer Tool to Simplify Installation and Maintenance of Optical Fiber Networks

New Functionality for MT9090A Network Master™ µOTDR Module™ Brings Higher Level Analysis of Fiber Cables to Field Technicians


Luton, United Kingdom – For Immediate Release – Anritsu Company introduces Fiber Visualizer for its MT9090A Network Master platform, creating a field test solution that simplifies conducting highly accurate measurements of fiber cables, connections, and splices when installing or maintaining high-speed, FTTH, CATV, Access, Mobile Backhaul, FTTA, DAS and Metro networks. Fiber Visualizer, which allows field technicians of any skill level to have access to the most advanced testing capabilities, makes fiber testing easier and faster by automatically selecting the correct testing parameters, analyzing the data, and providing a clear PASS/FAIL summary of the results.

“Integrating Fiber Visualizer and the MT9090A Network Master truly changes the way OTDR testing is performed and results are documented,” commented Stephen Colangelo, Senior Business Development Manager at Anritsu. “More importantly, Fiber Visualizer ensures technicians and contractors from non-optical backgrounds who now work in areas such as DAS or FTTA will effortlessly achieve complete and accurate results.”

Fiber Visualizer provides an easy step-though process for optical fiber testing, including parameter selection, trace acquisition, event analysis, PASS/FAIL acceptance, and report generation. A graphical summary of the entire fiber is presented when testing is complete to provide users with an unmatched level of visibility into the fiber span. A dedicated button allows users to quickly toggle between the icon-based graphical summary and the OTDR trace, while a comprehensive customized PDF report of the results is also quickly generated.

Combining Fiber Visualizer with the MT9090A Network Master µOTDR, which features market-leading performance, ensures technicians and contractors have an all-encompassing test tool. The MT9090A Network Master has extremely short dead zones of less than 1 meter and a dynamic range of up to 38 dB. It also features multi-wavelength (1310 nm/1550 nm; filtered 1650 nm or 1625 nm) testing with Macro Bend detection and connector inspection, all in a battery-operated design that measures 19x9.6x4.8 (cm) and weighs 700 g.

Fiber Visualizer is standard on new MT9090A Network Master µOTDR models. Existing users can upgrade their MT9090A units free of charge. Fiber Visualizer is also available on the Anritsu MT9083x2 ACCESS Master OTDR.

About Anritsu

Anritsu Corporation ( has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 110 years. The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90 countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.


Jonathan Borrill
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