The VFL or Visual Fault Locator has become an indispensable tool for fiber optic installer. Thanks to its ease of use and speed for testing and identification of the fiber, its presence is a must in the toolbox of all telecommunications technician. Using this tool enables quick identification of the fibers from end to end of the installation. In case of failure also allows a first test to check fiber continuity and visually identify the most common causes of faults as improperly connected connectors, breaks or macro-curvatures.
The VFL-1MW is powered by two size AAA batteries and has a power of 1 mW which gives a maximum range of 5 km, also it incorporates a 2.5 mm universal adapter allowing it to be used interchangeably with SC, FC and ST.