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100G Technical Poster

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Presentation of modulation schemes and impairments for 100 Gbit/s line side; overview of 100G/40G Ethernet (IEEE 802.3ba), OTU4/OTU3 (ITU-T G.709), and 100G/40G interfaces.

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Last updated: 2017-03-20

100G Testing Guide

Reference Guides

Find out everything you need to know with our 100G testing guide, which provides an overview of high-speed technology, and detailed information on both line-side and client-side 40G/100G system testing, lab qualification, commissioning and turn-up.

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Last updated: 2017-03-20

Mobile Fronthaul Testing Reference Guide

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This document provides a review of the best practices applicable when the RRH and BBU are collocated, which represents the foundation for the next step: C-RAN.

Last updated: 2016-12-14

Copper Testing Quick Reference Guide

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Testing copper is not an easy task. From simple validation tests to advanced fault-finding features, this guide provides an overview of EXFO’s copper test functions and their applications.

Last updated: 2016-10-05

FTTdp and Reference Poster

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This poster walks you through the essential steps to test both copper and fiber in FTTX environments. Learn about vital steps in testing and best test solutions. Get the competitive edge wherever copper meets fiber!

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Last updated: 2016-09-22

MaxTester 635 Quick TDR Guide

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EXFO’s MaxTester 600 family of copper test equipment are fast, easy-to-use and cost-effective solutions for installing and activating multiplay services over ADSL2+, VDSL2,, and Ethernet.

Last updated: 2016-06-07

Raman Reference Poster

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This reference poster is a great overview into the steps, results and benefits of effective fiber testing using Raman amplifiers. 

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Last updated: 2015-09-01

OTDR/iOLM Reference Poster

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This reference poster will help you stay on top of OTDR technology.

More specifically, this poster will help you:

  • Refresh OTDR fundamentals
  • Understand the main components of an OTDR trace
  • Demystify key OTDR parameters
  • Benefit from useful tips
  • Discover a revolutionary test method: EXFO’s iOLM
  • Last updated: 2014-10-23

    Local-Loop and DSL Reference Guide

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    The fundamentals of DSL testing; namely, practical methods to detect and repair faults, as well as the testing particularities of Internet, e-mail, IPTV, and VoIP.

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    Last updated: 2014-09-15

    Key Testing Parameters for Dark Fiber

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    This guide presents EXFO's expertise in proper fiber characterization practices. During the turn-up phase of the dark fiber implementation, it is imperative to have documented results that prove that the fiber link and all of its components meet their specifications, and that the installation has been carried out as per industry-leading practices.

    Last updated: 2014-09-09