Fibre Optic Switch for Wavelengthmeter / Spectrum Analyser, up to 8 Channels

Manufacturer's part number :

FOS Series

Manufacturer Bristol Instruments

Bristol Instruments

Description :

The FOS Series Fiber-Optic Switch is a convenient way to connect up to eight lasers to a single fiber-coupled instrument, such as the wavelength meters and spectrum analysers provided by Bristol Instruments.

The FOS Fiber-Optic Switch is a self-contained micro-electromechanical (MEMS) switch that operates from 400 to 1700 nm. The switch is USB powered and controlled using a simple and intuitive PC application. Switching can be done manually, with the user selecting an appropriate channel. Or, switching can be done automatically by cycling through user specified channels.

The FOS Fiber-Optic Switch is available in two configurations. The model FOS-4 is a 1 x 4 switch with 4 inputs, and 1 output. The model FOS-8 is a 1 x 8 switch with 8 inputs and 1 output.

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  • Convenient operation via USB interface
  • Wavelength range from 400 to 1700 nm
  • Repeatability: ±0.02dB
  • Switching Time: =2ms
  • Fiber type: 9/125 Single Mode Fiber with a 9 µm diameter core
  • Connector type: FC/UPC connectors or FC/APC connectors
  • Benefits

  • Connect as many as 8 lasers to a single instrument