Project Management Investigate

Advanced OTDR Analysis - Has Technology Made it a Lost Art?

Download now Free registration required

Executive Summary

Is the ability to manually set up tests and interpret Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) traces becoming a lost art, due to embedded processors and sophisticated software? This article discusses some of the advanced OTDR techniques that expert technicians use to perform during testing.

Similar to a digital photographer's film camera experience, an understanding of the knowledge and skills used for manual OTDR testing can enhance a technician's fiber testing when using the latest OTDR with automatic capabilities.

  • Format: PDF
  • Size: 0 KB