skip to main content

SMX-Scopio and SMX-Scopio-B

Digital inspection probes for visualization of connector end faces and analysis of connector defects.

The probes can be used for either bulkhead or patch cord inspection, such as SC, FC, ST, LC, MU, E2000 - PC & APC as well as MT, MTP/MPO, SMA and other military connections.

SMX-Scopio-B is a configuration of SMX-Scopio probe with the external test button.

US $1,995 for SMX-Scopio

Buy SMX-Scopio in Sumix Store

US $2,195 for SMX-Scopio-B

Buy SMX-Scopio-B in Sumix Store

Features and Benefits

High-quality optics

Identify defects as small as 0.5 µm.  Evaluate a connector by its visualized surface.


Connect SMX-Scopio to a PC or a laptop with USB 2.0 port.
For more portability, use a tablet.

Long barrel

Need to inspect bulkhead connectors in patch panels? SMX-Scopio long barrel allows you to reach these types of connectors.

Flat surface of the case

Enjoy stability of the device – put it on surface and don't be afraid that it may roll down.

"Finger-friendly" focusing ring and high speed camera

Focus fast and save time on operations. Increase productivity and efficiency of your work.

Aluminum body, stainless steel barrel

Enjoy robustness of the device. Even if the probe is dropped down it maintains integrity. We are confident in quality of our product and provide one year warranty.

Test button (for SMX-Scopio-B version)

Inspect connectors at the push of a button. Fewer movements - less time.


The SMX-Scopio probe is used with MaxInspect™ software package for visualization, capturing and detection/analysis of connector defects.

Automatic inspection mode

Fast testing procedure saves you time and increases productivity.

Pass/Fail criteria

The software is provided with predefined Acceptance Criteria as standardized by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for single mode and multi-mode connectors or you can utilize YOUR own Pass/Fail criteria for your specific needs/applications

Detailed analysis of defects

Want to know types, dimensions and other parameters of detected defects? Explore details with MaxInspect™ software.

Detailed inspection report

Store and print your testing results. Mine your data.




Field of view:
d = 0.4 mm
Defect size detection:
0.5 µm
Optical resolution:
2 µm
600× (variable)
Light source:
blue LED, wave length 470nm
Camera type:
Sensor type:
1280 x 1024 monochrome 1/2'' CMOS
Live image:
800 x 800, 28 fps default 1280 × 1024, 14 fps full resolution
Power source:
USB 2.0 port of PC
Cable connector:
USB 2.0
Dimensions (H × W × L):
56.3 × 25 × 201 mm (2.22 × 0.98 × 7.91 inches)
330 g (0.73 lbs)
Housing material:
Barrel material:
stainless steel
Operating temperature:
+5 to +35°C

PC System Requirements

Operating system:
Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
For viewing measurement results:
Microsoft™ Excel® 2010 or higher
Recommended configuration
High speed, faster image processing, detection, analysis and reporting
Minimal configuration
Reduced speed, slower image processing and detection/analysis of connector defects
Intel i5 or higher
Intel i3
2048 Mb or more
512 Mb
Video card:
Any with 24 bit True Color
Any with 24 bit True Color
Hardware interface:
Intel integrated USB 2.0 Host Controller.
At least one USB 2.0 port for connection
Any USB 2.0 Host Controller.
At least one USB 2.0 port for connection
Hard Drive:
300 Mb or more
150 Mb
500 Mflops or more
400 Mflops

Tablet system requirements

Operating system:
Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Recommended configuration
Minimal configuration
Intel Core i5 or higher
Intel Atom
2Gb or more
512 Mb
Screen resolution:
1280 × 800 px or higher
1024 × 768 px
Display size:
10" or more
Hardware interface:
USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Sample Images