Fluke Networks FI-500 FiberInspector™ - FI-500TP-APC

Fluke Networks FI-500 FiberInspector™ - FI-500TP-APC

Regular price £451.00 GBP

Dirty fibre optic end faces are the major cause of problems in singlemode and multimode fibre optic systems. The FI- 500 FiberInspector™ Micro removes the hassle associated with inspecting fibre end faces, especially in low light and high cable density situations. It is very simple to use: Simply plug the cable into the FI-500 and touch the AF button. Within seconds, the fibre end face comes into sharp, clear view. And if you're working in a difficult to reach place or you can't get the image to stand still, just touch the pause button to freeze the image. 

  • PortBright™ illumination to see ports in dark and dense panels
  • Autofocus for stable images in a few seconds
  • Large display to view single mode and multimode fibre end faces
  • Includes 4 UPC tips (LC, SC, 1.25 mm and 2.50 mm).

 Today's high-density fibre patch panels make inspection a challenge. Finding the cable or port to test can be tough, especially in the low light conditions found in most data centres and wiring closets.The FI-500 is designed to simplify the inspection process. The built-in PortBright flashlight helps you find the right port or cable. The small-profile probe fits into tight

The FI-500 is designed to simplify the inspection process. The built-in PortBright flashlight helps you find the right port or cable. The small-profile probe fits into tight spots and features push-button controls for simple operation. Autofocus provides a sharp view of the end face in a few seconds, while the pause button freezes the image on the crisp 320 x 240 display for more detailed inspection.

The FI-500 FiberInspector Micro fills the gap between a manual scope and a fully automated inspection scope. The FI-500 has the simplicity and practicality of a manual inspection scope, but with advanced features to reduce troubleshooting and inspection time.

Manual fibre inspection scopes are simple to use, but they don't work well on patch panels or situations where there is a high density of fibre. Holding it up to one eye and closing your other eye is often inconvenient or impractical, especially in a dark room.

Fully automatic inspection scopes analyze and grade the cleanliness of fibre connections which is important for many applications, but analysis is usually not needed for quick basic troubleshooting. 

Features

  • PortBright™ Illumination and Compact Probe Design
  • Autofocus
  • Cleaning Kits
  • Wide Variety of UPC and APC Probe Tips
  • Perfect for fibre inspection
General Specifications
Temperature range without the power adapter Operating: 0 °C to +50 °C
Storage: -30 °C to +60 °C
Temperature range with the power adapter Operating: 0 °C to +40 °C
Storage: -20 °C to + 60 °C
Humidity range Operating: 0% to 95% °C (0 °C to +50 °C) RH non-condensing
Storage: 0% to 95% (35 °C to 45 °C) RH non-condensing
Altitude Operating: 4,000 meters
Storage: 12,000 meters
Vibration 2 g, 5 Hz to 500 Hz
Shock 1 meter drop test
Safety IEC 61010-1 3rd Edition IEC 62133
Display
Magnification 1x, 2x, 4x
Frames per second ≥12
Battery type* Rechargeable NiMH, 2 x 1.2V, 2700 mAh
Battery life* 3 hours of continuous probe use
6 hours of typical probe use
Charge time 4 hours minimum
Power adapter Input: 100 to 240 VAC±10%, 50/60Hz
Output: 6 VDC, 3 A maximum Class II
Display 3.2 inch TFT LCD, 320 x 240
Software upgrades Upgrades can be installed from a USB drive
Input USB 2.0, Type A
Dimensions 5.5 in x 3.2 in x 1.5 in (140 mm x 80 mm x 39 mm)
Weight 9.7 oz (275 g)
*Tested using Gold Peak GH230AAHC batteries.
Probe
Magnification 200x. Zoom function has 1x, 2x and 4x settings
Camera type 5 Megapixel 1/4-inch CMOS sensor
Field of view 610 μm x 460 μm
Resolution 1 μm
Light source LED, >100,000 hr life
Endface illumination Coaxial blue LED
Port illumination 2 white LEDs
Power Supplied through the USB interface
Output Video output through USB 2.0 interface
Dimensions 4.6 in x 2 in x 0.95 in (117 mm x 51 mm x 23 mm) (length depends on adapter tip)
Weight 4.4 oz (125 g)(with no adapter tip)
 
Part Number Description

FI-500

Contains: FiberInspector Micro with Probe, Display, 4 UPC tips (LC bulkhead, SC bulkhead, 1.25mm end face adapters and 2.50mm end face adapters), case, rechargeable batteries and universal power adapter

FI-525

Contains: FiberInspector Micro with Probe, Display, 4 UPC tips (LC bulkhead, SC bulkhead, 1.25mm end face adapters and 2.50mm end face adapters), case, rechargeable batteries and universal power adapter, cleaning Kit (NFC-KIT-BOX) and 1.25 mm swabs

FI-500TP-APC

Contains: Set of 4 Angled Physical Contact Tips (LC bulkhead, SC bulkhead, 1.25mm end face adapters and 2.50mm end face adapters)