An optical return-loss meter, the KI 5000 Series, requires no user calibration or warm-up period. The instrument tests fiberoptic lines at 1300, 1550 nm, or both. The instrument comes in a rugged case and can operate for 10 hours on its NiCad battery. The meter features a 0- to 40-dB LED range and 0- to 60-dB laser range. The display has a 0.1-dB resolution with a 2-s response time and 0.5-dB accuracy.
Aerotech World Trade, Westlake Village, CA