Fitel S178A Handheld Core Alignment Fusion Splicer

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S178A Datasheet
The Fitel S178A Handheld Core Alignment Fusion Splicer is fast and durable, it continues the FITEL tradition of quality and excellence by delivering precise and accurate splices even under rigorous field conditions. The S178A is equipped with a core alignment system that can complete a splice in 7 seconds (semiauto mode) and an integrated heater which can shrink a protection sleeve in 25 seconds (pre-heat mode). The USB 2.0 mini interface speeds up PC communication and image / video transfer, whilst enhancing reliability.
Fitel S178A Features
  • Rugged and compact handheld design to endure harsh environmental conditions
  • Fast splice (7 sec) at super low loss and Fast Heating (25 sec)*1
  • 200 cycles (Splicing & Heating) with Internal batteries*2
  • Splice programs available for All METRO/LAN/FTTx fibers including ultra bend-insensitive fibers (e.g. EZ-Bend™)
  • Splicer is compatible with the Seikoh Giken and Diamond Splice-on-connector (SOC)
  • Easy maintenance electrode replacement / mirror free alignment system
Fitel S178A Specs
Applicable Fibers: SM, MM, DSF, NZD, EDF, BIF/UBIF (Bend insensitive fiber)
Cladding Diameter: 80~150 μm
Coating Diameter: 100~1,000 μm
Fiber Cleave Length: 5~16 mm
Average Splice Loss: SM: 0.02 dB, MM: 0.01 dB, DSF: 0.04 dB, NZD: 0.04 dB
Splice Time: 7 seconds (semi-auto mode)
9 seconds (regular mode)
Heat Time: 25 seconds (Pre-heat mode)
31 seconds (regular mode)
Splice Programs: Max. 150
Automatic Splicing Selection: SM: SM, DSF, NZD, BIF/UBIF, MM: MM
Heat Programs: Max. 18