Monthly Archives: December 2011

EFiberTools Introduces the AV6416 Palm OTDR

The AV6416 PalmOTDR offers top-of-the-line features at an affordable price.  

AV6416 Single-Mode Palm OTDR

AV6416 Single-Mode Palm OTDR

Phoenix, AZ December 20, 2011 The AV6416 is one of the lowest cost Palm OTDRs currently on the market and found at But don’t let the low cost fool you. According to the manufacturer, this handheld OTDR is designed for FTTH, installation and maintenance applications, R&D and testing. This unit has a reasonably short dead zone of 1.6m. It displays accurate of cable length, and displays the loss through connectors and fusion splices, as well as other typical physical characteristics of optical fiber cable. The AV6416 has proven very popular with technicians in the field and at the factory. Feedback on the units features and functions have been most positive. Readings are reliable, consistent and accurate. The low-cost and the valuable features have made the AV6416 popular amongst many technicians. Manufactured with a touch-screen in a handheld device provides high-end ergonomic portability at an affordable price The AV6416 shares much of the look and feel of some EXFO OTDRs, but at a lower price point. At several recent fiber optic expos the company claims many of the attendees walking by their exhibition booth expressed surprise to find this of blue handheld OTDR was in fact an AV6416 and was not manufactured by EXFO. Rugged design with a rubberized protective sheath the AV6416 is lightweight and easy to operate. The low reflection LCD screen is uncomplicated to read and understand. Data is accessed using two USB interfaces to transfer traces easily and conveniently. The battery life is more than 10 hours of use time using rechargeable NiCad batteries Built-in features include an auto testing mode which makes OTDR Measurement at simple and intelligent. This mode automatically evaluates the fiber optic cable length, sets the test parameters, and performs acquisitions and displays event tables and traces. Installed software operates on Microsoft Windows CE. It supports Bellcore GR196 and is equipped with VFL (visual fault locator) function. This feature is outstanding in checking jumpers and short fibers. The connectors on top of the unit are removable. Visit the following pages for similar OTDR with additional features see multimode OTDR see the AV6413, and for other new and quality used OTDRs. ABOUT EFIBERTOOLS.COM is a global distributor and reseller and has always strived to offer better value in fiber optic tools and supplies by looking around the world for the best quality products at the best prices. Only products that need’s demanding criteria are offered to their customers With the largest inventory of new and refurbished OTDRs and other optical test equipment, fusion splicers, and optical fiber cable and connectivity products, is committed to the fiber optic installer, manufacturer, FTTH and OSP contractor, maintenance engineer and others who want quality fiber of the products at fair and reasonable prices. Expedited shipping is available and ship worldwide. is located at 329 W. Melinda Ln., Phoenix Arizona 85027, and open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Visit their recently rebuilt e-commerce website at Stay informed of new products and specials by adding your email address to their targeted mailing list. Contact about OTDR and fusion splicer rental, to trade or sell equipment, and information on the popular Inno Instrument IFS-10 fusion splicer at info(at)efibertools(dot)com. For news and information on fusion splicers, fiber splicing, optical test, and fiber optic networks and more, visit the expert blog at

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