With its MEMS-based design, EXFO’s FTBx-9160 delivers durable performance in a compact package. Fast switching time and a 1-billion-cycle lifetime expectancy make it the perfect optical switch for demanding manufacturing applications. The FTBx-9160 MEMS Optical Switch is available for singlemode fibers with a choice of 1x2, 1x4,1x8, 1x12, 1x16, 1x24 and 1x32 modules.
Optical switches are basic components integrated in almost every test station. The FTBX-9160 offers the specifications and features to support a wide variety of applications. Choose it to:
The LTB-8 is a highly scalable and compact platform featuring the industry’s best 100G port density and hot-swap capabilities for no downtime or interruption in tests, and greatly improved efficiency. The FTBx-9160 can be easily remote-controlled by means of the standard LAN or optimal GPIB interface using SPCI commands, IVI drivers or any other automation software.
The following diagram illustrates how the connection is made.
FTBx-9160 - MEMS optical switch