Best Otdr Tester Reviews & Alternatives

A otdr tester can be a great investment for those who want to simplify their work needs. With the increase in standing desk popularity, many people looking for the best otdr tester feel overwhelmed by the wide range of options available. From traditional otdr tester  to convertible models, the dizzying slew of choices might make you feel the need to take advantage

What are the features that make the best otdr tester? These compact and convenient otdr tester are easy to install and easy to use at the same time. And then there’s the price! Below, we’ll run through the average otdr tester cost of some of the most popular types, so you can get a good idea of where to start with your budget.

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Best otdr tester & Features

1. SKYSHL 1310nm/26dB+1550nm/24dB OTDR Testing (Built-in OPM+OLS+VFL+RJ45 Tracker+Event Map) 4.3inch Touch Screen SM Fiber OTDR Tester Compatible with SC+FC+ST+LC/UPC&APC Connector-SS304T-2A

Features :

  • ★1310nm+1550nm and 26dB+24dB★-SS304T-2A is a very mini, intelligent OTDR tester. It has dual wavelengths of 1310nm+1550nm and a dynamic range of 26dB+24dB.The maximum test distance is up to 95km. In addition, SS304T-2A has a variety of pulse width options(3ns~20us), and provides a sampling rate of up to 128K. It provides users with high-precision optical fiber test curve data, and users can more intuitively understand and analyze the status and failure of the entire optical fiber link.
  • ★OTDR,OPM,OLS,VFL,optical attenuation tester and RJ45 cable tracker★-SS304T-2A integrates optical time domain reflectometer(OTDR-1310nm+1550nm/26dB+24dB),visual fault locator(VFL -Max test distance 10km), optical power meter(OPM-800-1700nm/-50~+26db),optical light source(OLS-1310nm+1550nm),optical attenuation tester(1310nm+1550nm) and RJ45 cable tester(>300m),these rich functions provide users with great convenience.
  • ★Ultra-short EDZ/ADZ★SS304T-2A adopts the most advanced optical technology and analysis algorithm to provide users with a very short event dead zone(SM is 2.5m) and attenuation dead zone(SM is 8m), thereby detecting for users Short-distance failure provides a solution.(Because the pulse width affects the size of the dead zone, it is recommended to use a narrow pulse width for adjacent events, and a wide pulse width is recommended when measuring the far end of the fiber)
  • ★Intelligence and durability★-Auto OTDR, expert OTDR, event map intelligent graphical analysis function allows you to make full use of all the functions of OTDR, and raise the automation to a new level. Untrained technicians can also become Testing experts. SS304T-2A adopts a sturdy shell, which is shockproof and waterproof. In addition, it adopts a large-capacity lithium battery with a use time of up to 15 hours, which is very suitable for long-term outdoor work.
  • ★Compatible with SC+FC+ST+LC/UPC&APC★-SS304T-2A provides 2 patch cord(FC/UPC-FC/UPC and FC/UPC-FC/APC) and SC, ST, FC, LC connectors, and it is compatible with SC/UPC, ST/UPC, FC/UPC, LC/UPC connectors and SC/APC, ST/APC, FC/APC, LC/APC connectors.
  • ★Rich Accessories★-SS304T-2A adopts 4.3-inch capacitive high-definition touch screen and keyboard control, and provides a Type C USB port for data communication with external devices. The test curve(.sor file) can be stored in the internal storage or on the TF card(8G can store 200,000 sets of test curves),so that the data simulation software can process,share and print reports.In addition,SS304T-2A supports English,Russian,Spanish,French,Arabic,Hindi,Vietnamese and Portuguese.

Additional Info :

Color Blue+Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.7
Width 4.3
Length 6.7
Weight 1

2. OTDR Fiber Tester 1310/1550nm 26/24dB with 4.3-inch Touch Screen, 11-in-1 OTDR SM with VFL OPM OLS Event Map RJ45, FC/UPC SC ST LC Connectors Included

Features :

  • 11-in-1 Multi-functional OTDR Fiber Optic Tester– Integrates functions such as Auto OTDR, Expert OTDR, Event Map, OPM, VFL, Power adjustable stable OLS, Optical Loss Test, RJ45 cable length/sequence/tracking. OTDR provides wavelength of 1310/1550nm and dynamic range of 26/24dB, the max test distance can up to 100km
  • Accurate and Professional Measuring – For Auto OTDR Mode, it is One Key Operation, no need to have complex settings and allows even greenhand user to use it confidently; Expert OTDR Mode supports curve /list /map being displayed simultaneously
  • Data Storage and Processing — Built-in 8G memory card can save up to 200,000 curves. Measuring Unit includes KM, Feet and Miles to meet your preference. Analysis Software included for further data analysis or processing
  • Large Battery Capacity — 4,000mAh Lithium Battery together with intelligent power saving technology ensure up to 12 hours continuous testing and 20 hours standby, suitable for long time field work. LED flashlight provides extra convenience for night operation
  • Other Features — 1)OPM supports CW/270/330/1K/2KHZ frequency identification; 2)VFL and OLS can run in the background, 3)RJ45 cable sequence/ cable length test, up to 300m, 4) FC/UPC, extra SC, ST, LC connectors are provided

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 4.29133
Width 1.77165
Length 6.81101
Weight 490

3. OTDR Tester 1310/1550nm 22/20dB 60km Multi-Function Fiber Optic Tester Tool with OTDR VFL OPM and OLS Functions, with SC FC ST LC Adaptors

Features :

  • High Precision 4 in 1 Smart Single Mode OTDR Tester — OTDR: 0-60KM; VFL: 10mw; OPM: -70~+10dbm; OLS: 1310/1550nm. Dead Zone of Reflection Event: 2m. It is a cost-effective yet powerful multi-functional fiber optic tester
  • User-friendly UI and 4-inch Touch Screen Design – this OTDR tester adopts One Key Operation concept with user-friendly UI design, together with 4-inch 800*480 pixels Touch Screen, makes your work simple, intuitive and easy
  • Large Battery Capacity — 7.4v Li-ion Battery 4,400mAh, around 5,000 times of measurements, ensures long working time and suitable for long time field work
  • Test Data Processing — you can upload data to PC via USB port, further analysis or processing can be done via management software. Or you can save it as SOR format file or print in batch. Report include test condition, test curves, link loss, average loss, etc
  • Wider Application – with SC FC ST LC adaptors provided in the packing, this OTDR tester is suitable for engineer construction and maintenance fault location of FTTx and access network

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 2.12598
Width 7.4803
Length 3.30708
Weight 0.661386786

4. D YEDEMC Optical Time Domain Reflectometer 1310/1550nm 32/30dB SM Optic Fiber OTDR Tester Built-in VFL OPM OLS Functionn Connector UPC with FC/UPC-FC/APC-SX

Features :

  • Integrated 5.8-inch color TFT LCD display, key/touch dual operation.This OTDR supports averaging and real-time tests featuring compact design, excellent stability, user-friendliness and cost-effectiveness.
  • Built-in stable light source function 1310/1550nm;Built-in optical power meter test function;Built-in visible red fault location (VFL)
  • OTDR Test Dynamic range:. 32/30dB,Less than 0.8 meters ultra short event blind area,testing optical fiber jumper freely..(Note: it can’t test spliter,if test the spliter,the Dynamic need more than 42dB. Before test or test result is not accurate,pls using the Alcohol cotton to clean the fiber connector.)
  • One key automatic test ,unique diagnostic function for test,Multi wavelength simultaneous testing function,Ethernet Remote control,Automatic data storage ,SOR Batch processing
  • Lifetime Friendly Customer Service,if have problem,pls contact us.

5. D YEDEMC Single Mode OTDR 1310/1550nm 26/24dB 4.3 inches Touch Screen Test Rang 5m-100Km Optical Network Tester Built in OPM / OLS / RJ45 / VFL UPC Connector with FC/UPC-FC/APC-SX

Features :

  • Functions: For evaluating FTTx and access network construction and maintenance, identifying fiber breakpoints, measuring cable length, and calculating relative optical power losses.
  • Parameters:Mini-Pro OTDR Test Wavelength 1310/1550nm,Test Range 5m~100km,Dynamic Range 26dB/24dB (Note: it can’t test spliter,if test the spliter,the Dynamic need more than 42dB. Before test or test result is not accurate,pls using the Alcohol cotton to clean the fiber connector.).Test Unit km, kft, mi ; Connector FC/UPC. With FC/APC-FC/UPC-SX
  • Built-In: 4.3 inches 800×480 IPS TFT-LCD;OTDR, Event Map, Power Meter, Light Source, VFL, Cable Length Measurement Tool, Cable Tracker, and RJ45 Sequencer
  • Internal Storage: Built-in 8G memory TF card can save up to 200,000 curves. Analysis Software included for further data analysis or processing,(Note:The Analysis Software need install on PC,Using the Analysis Software open print the test result and print)
  • Lifetime Friendly Customer Service,if have problem,pls contact us.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Weight 1.10231131

6. D YEDEMC Mini-Pro SM OTDR 1310/1550nm 26/24dB 4.3 inches Touch Screen Test Rang 5m-100Km Optical Network Tester Built in OPM / OLS / RJ45 / VFL UPC Connector with FC/UPC-FC/APC-SX

Features :

  • Functions: For evaluating FTTx and access network construction and maintenance, identifying fiber breakpoints, measuring cable length, and calculating relative optical power losses.
  • Parameters:Mini-Pro OTDR Test Wavelength 1310/1550nm,Test Range 5m~100km,Dynamic Range 26dB/24dB (Note: it can’t test spliter,if test the spliter,the Dynamic need more than 42dB. Before test or test result is not accurate,pls using the Alcohol cotton to clean the fiber connector.).Test Unit km, kft, mi ; Connector FC/UPC. With FC/APC-FC/UPC-SX And FC/SC/LC/ST Adapter.
  • Built-In: 4.3 inches 800×480 IPS TFT-LCD;OTDR, Event Map, Power Meter, Light Source, VFL, Cable Length Measurement Tool, Cable Tracker, and RJ45 Sequencer
  • Internal Storage: Built-in 8G memory TF card can save up to 200,000 curves. Analysis Software included for further data analysis or processing,(Note:The Analysis Software need install on PC,Using the Analysis Software open print the test result and print)
  • Lifetime Friendly Customer Service,if have problem,pls contact us.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Weight 1.10231131

7. D YEDEMC Mini-Pro OTDR 1610nm 22dB Live Test 4.3 inches Touch Screen Test Rang 5m-100Km Optical Network Tester Built in OPM / OLS / VFL Functions with FC/UPC-FC/APC-SX & FC/SC/LC/ST Adapter (APC)

Features :

  • Functions: For evaluating FTTx and access network construction and maintenance, identifying fiber breakpoints, measuring cable length, and calculating relative optical power losses.
  • Parameters:Mini-Pro OTDR Test Wavelength 1610nm,Test Range 5m~100km,Dynamic Range 22dB Online test.(Note: it can’t test spliter,if test the spliter,the Dynamic need more than 42dB. Before test or test result is not accurate,pls using the Alcohol cotton to clean the fiber connector.) Connector FC/APC. With FC/APC-FC/UPC-SX And FC/SC/LC/ST Adapter.
  • Built-In: 4.3 inches 800×480 IPS TFT-LCD;OTDR, Event Map, Power Meter, Light Source, VFL, Cable Length Measurement Tool, Cable Tracker, and RJ45 Sequencer
  • Internal Storage: Built-in 8G memory TF card can save up to 200,000 curves. Analysis Software included for further data analysis or processing,(Note:The Analysis Software need install on PC,Using the Analysis Software open print the test result and print)
  • Lifetime Friendly Customer Service,if have problem,pls contact us.

Additional Info :

Color APC

8. Qiirun TL290T 4 in 1 Fiber Optic Tools with OTDR Fiber Tester, Optical Power Meter, Optical Light Source and Visual Fault Locator Functions Featuring 4-inch IPS Display

Features :

  • 4 in 1 Multi-Function Tester — OTDR: 1310/1550nm, 22/20dB, 0-60km; VFL: 10mw; OPM: -70~+10dBm; OLS: 1310/1550nm; it is a cost-effective yet powerful multi-functional optic cable tester
  • Compatible Type of Connectors — FC/PC, SC/PC in standard packing. Patch Cord and Adapter are also provided with complimentary for switching between UPC/APC
  • Processing Test Data — can upload to PC via USB port, further analysis or processing can be done via management software. Or you can save it as .sor format file or print in batch. Report include test condition, test curves, link loss, average loss, etc
  • Large Battery Capacity — 7.4v Li-ion Battery 4,400mAh, around 5,000 times of measurements, ensures long working time and suitable for long time field work
  • 4-inch IPS Touch Screen — 800*480 pixels, clear and readable in outdoor sunlight environment

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 2.12598
Width 7.4803
Length 3.30708
Weight 300

9. OTDR Adapter FC SC ST LC Connector Fiber Optic Adaptors for OTDR Tester (Adapter Combo)

Features :

  • OTDR Adapter Combo includes: FC*1, SC*1, ST*1 and LC*1
  • Hybrid Adapter Type: FC, SC, ST, LC
  • Applicable Fiber Type: SM 9/125 Fiber
  • Ceramic sleeve, ABS housing, Durability > 1000 times
  • Insertion Loss≤ 0.2dB, Return Loss≥ 45db

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Weight 50

10. D YEDEMC Mini-Pro 1310/1550nm SM OTDR Mulit-Function Tester Built in OPM / OLS / RJ45 Test / VFL Test Rang 5m-60Km Dynamic Range 24dB/22dB Connector UPC with FC/UPC-FC/APC-SX and FC/SC/LC/ST Adapter

Features :

  • Functions: For evaluating FTTx and access network construction and maintenance, identifying fiber breakpoints, measuring cable length, and calculating relative optical power losses.
  • Parameters:Mini-Pro OTDR Test Wavelength 1310/1550nm,Test Range 5m~60km,Dynamic Range 24dB/22dB (Note: it can’t test spliter,if test the spliter,the Dynamic need more than 42dB. Before test or test result is not accurate,pls using the Alcohol cotton to clean the fiber connector.) .Connector FC/UPC (Interchangeable SC、ST),including FC, SC, ST, LC OTDR adapters.
  • Built-In: 3.5 inch Color Display (not touch);OTDR, Event Map, Power Meter, Light Source, VFL, Cable Length Measurement Tool, Cable Tracker, and RJ45 Sequencer
  • Internal Storage: Micro USB Data Interface; External storage TF Card. Analysis Software included for further data analysis or processing,(Note:The Analysis Software need install on PC,Using the Analysis Software open print the test result and print)
  • Lifetime Friendly Customer Service,if have problem,pls contact us.

Buying Guide for otdr tester

To help you buy the perfect otdr tester for your needs and requirements, we have mentioned some of the best otdr tester in this article. Not only that, but you can also learn about their differences as we have mentioned their major features and options.

To help you on your way, we’ve listed some questions you may want to consider before making any purchase.

  • Why do I want to buy this?
  • Do I need it or just want it?
  • Am I getting the best deal?
  • How often will I use it?
  • Can I pay cash for it?
  • Is it budgeted for?
  • Can I borrow it?
  • Can I get it used?

Although, if you still want to learn more about these otdr tester for buying the perfect one, we are here with a detailed buying guide just for you. Since this buying guide is related to otdr tester, you can find many major features and aspects related to otdr tester. Thus, you can easily choose the perfect one by going through this article until the end.

Durability

The otdr tester should last more than one use and hold up against normal wear and tear. We recommend reading the product description before purchasing otdr tester to ensure they’ll last a while. Additionally, pay attention to the wash instructions.

Versatility

When choosing the best otdr tester, you must consider its versatility.  It is important to make sure that your unit can be used for performing different tasks.

For instance, if you need to use your unit for other purposes in any other materials, getting the one with a versatile design will be an ideal option for you.

Brand

The brand is another crucial factor you must consider while looking for the otdr tester.  You will find both well-known and unknown brands in the market. If you are looking for a reliable and durable model, I recommend getting one from a well-known brand.

They use high-quality materials and the latest technology to manufacture their products.  As a result, you will be able to get a durable and long-lasting otdr tester.

Ease of Use

While choosing the otdr tester, you must ensure that it is easy to use.  It is important to get the one that comes with a user-friendly design.

 

As a result, you will be able to use your unit for a long time without facing any discomfort.  Also, getting the one that comes with an easy-to-use design will help you save a lot of time and effort.

Price

The price is another essential factor you must consider while looking for the otdr tester.  You need to get the one that fits your budget perfectly.

Getting the one that comes at an affordable price will help you save a lot of money.  However, you must ensure that it meets your needs and requirements perfectly.

Portability

The otdr tester should be easy to carry for you. Therefore, consider the size, style, design, and all the other basic features to check for the actual portability of the device. Portability comes with comfort and ease, and you need to look for all the features to look for a suitable otdr tester.

Budget

The price of your otdr tester will depend upon its features and the overall quality. There are some inexpensive options in the market, but they may not have the best features.

The term ‘budget’ is broader because it completely depends on the user who wants to purchase the otdr tester. In this case, you can prepare a list of all the features you want to have in your otdr tester. Then, look for the product that comes with these features and works well.

After that, you should carefully check the prices of each air compressor machine on your list. This will give you a precise idea about the budget you need to prepare for the otdr tester you should go after.

Weight

It is important to consider your unit’s weight while working in congested areas. Getting a lightweight model will be ideal if you need to work regularly in difficult-to-reach places.

However, if portability is not your concern and you are looking for a durable model, you can go for the one with a little heavyweight.

Warranty

The warranty of otdr tester is when the manufacturer offers free repairs or replacements for any damages that occur to the product.

You need to check the warranty of otdr tester before buying it, as you don’t want a product that doesn’t come with a warranty.

At the same time, you also need to remember that some otdr tester come with a longer warranty than others, so select one with a long warranty if possible.

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