Toronto, Canada - GAO Fiber Optics ( has released its visual fault locator, which is utilized in the installation and maintenance of fiber optic networks, telecommunications and CATV networks. The visual fault locator is commonly used for fiber identification and fault location of single-mode or multi-mode fiber as well as for wavelength loss testing. It is also an ideal tool for the examination of all types of patch cords and ribbon or bunched pigtails.
This rugged visual fault locator, model LP-221, is equipped with a universal connector for convenient connection. It detects fiber faults such as breaks and micro-bends accurately even in jacketed fibers with a detection range of up to 8km. The compact visual fault locator easily identifies the splice points of the optic fiber; it supports end-to-end fiber identification. This fault locator is powered by two AA batteries and supports 30 hours continuous operation which makes it practical in field use.
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GAO Fiber Optics (, a member company of GAO Group, is a leading provider of fiber optic test and measurement instruments, transceivers and other fiber optical devices.