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MAX-QM-B+

MAX-QM-B+ is a white-light and phase-shift interferometer for inspection of single and multi-fiber connectors of ST, FC, SC, LC, MU, MTP/MPO, E2000 (PC and APC) types as well as MT, MT-RJ (PC and APC) ferrules in a single scan. The interferometer features a wide field of view, portable design, autofocus, high testing speed and resolution of 1.4 micron.

The device connects to a laptop or desktop computer via USB 3.0 cable and 12V DC power adapter.

Sumix interferometers are supplied with the industry-leading MaxInspect™ software for interferometric inspection of fiber optic connectors.

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Features and Benefits

High resolution 2D and 3D surface profiles

Explore surface details as small as 1.4 µm.

Autofocus

Minimize operator’s actions to just one click.

Fast measurements

Measure single fiber connector in less than a second and multi-fiber connector as quickly as 5 seconds.

Ergonomic fixture design

Save time with easy ferrule/connector insertion and fixture handling.

Combined anomalies detection and geometry testing

Speed up inspection and increase work efficiency.

Modern and portable design

Make high quality measurements in the field.

Industry-leading MaxInspect™ automated inspection software

Measure radius of curvature, apex offset, fiber height, core dip, etc.

Microscopy mode

Visually inspect connector end face prior to measurement.

Compliance to industry standards

Test per IEC, Telcordia or your own Pass/Fail criteria.

Specification

System

Measurement technique:
non-contact; Michelson interferometry
Lens:
NA = 0.24; reference flatness error < λ/50
Illuminator:
green LED (530 nm)
Field of view:
3.5 × 2.5 mm
Lateral resolution:
1.4 µm
Magnification:
200× (the digital zoom turned off)
Focus:
auto and manual
Maximum image size:
2590 x 1940 px
Best suitable for connectors/ferrules (PC and APC):
SC, FC, ST, LC, MU, E2000, MTP/MPO, MT-RJ, MT, SMA

Measurement

Measurement mode:
phase shift and white light
Scanning and calculation time:

Measurement time may vary depending on computer performance and connector end face shape.
<1* sec (single fiber)
5** sec (MT12)
* 64 MHz, standard connector
** 64 MHz, MT12 connector with small X, Y angles
Repeatability C.F.*:
*Values calculated from 30 consecutive measurements without interaction on connector between measurements (connector fixed).
ROC: 0.9 % (MT12); 0.04 % (SC/PC)
Fiber Height: 0.8 nm (MT12); 0.1 nm (SC/PC)
Angles: 0.005 deg (MT12); 0.0002 deg (SC/PC)
Apex Offset: 0.04 µm (SC/PC)
Repeatability C.R.*:
*Values calculated from 30 consecutive measurements with removing and inserting connector between measurements (connector reloaded).
ROC: 1.2 % (MT12); 0.05 % (SC/PC)
Fiber Height: 1.1 nm (MT12); 0.4 nm (SC/PC)
Angles: 0.01 deg (MT12); 0.006 deg (SC/PC)
Apex Offset: 1.0 µm (SC/PC)

Recommended Environment

Temperature:
+20°C… +24°C
Pressure:
700 – 850 mm mercury
Humidity:
5 – 75%, non-condensing

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (H × W × L):
103 × 137 × 183 mm (4.06 × 5.39 × 7.2 inches)
Weight:
3.8 kg (8.4 lbs)

Power

Power supply:
external, USB 3.0 cable, 12 V DC power adapter

System Requirements

Recommended:
Windows 10, Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Intel Core i7
4GB RAM or higher
Built-in Intel USB 3.0 controller
Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher

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