All Press Releases for August 26, 2011

New Fiber Handheld Power Meter Released by Kingfisher International P/L; Targeted at Mid- to High-End Fiber Installers and Technicians, it Provides a New Level of Performance

The new Fiber Handheld Power Meter provides a unique set of features and performance, to help simplify the installation and maintenance of the fiber optic systems now widely deployed around the world.

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, August 26, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Kingfisher International has introduced the KI2600 range of improved Optical Power Meters suitable for fiber optic test and installation applications. The KI2600 is a field portable power meter, most commonly used to verify optical power and loss in installed fiber optic communications links. It is a versatile and full-featured instrument suitable for most fiber types, and is of interest to any fiber optic technicians and installers requiring easy to use, rugged and accurate test gear. The unit offers unique features within the market sector.

The compact KI2600 has numerous useful features and options, all intended to improve ease of use and overall success for typical users. General features include protected interchangeable optical connectors, long battery life, intuitive operation, a large sunlight readable and backlit display, simultaneous display of loss at multiple wavelengths, data file dump onto a USB memory stick, and convenient PC reporting software. Optical features include very good accuracy, 24 genuine CWDM calibration wavelengths, extended high power range and an optional VFL fault locator. The unit features industry leading linearity and absolute calibration accuracy.

In addition to field use, a combination of features makes this instrument very convenient for laboratory use.

Further information on the full product range is available Kingfisher's website:

Established in 1986, Kingfisher International is a global manufacturer & supplier of equipment for fiber optic communication systems based in Melbourne, Australia.

Kingfisher has an optical calibration laboratory and an R&D team at its head office. It also has a global distributor network, with offices in the UK, USA and Middle East.

Kingfisher fiber optic test equipment is used by technical and non-technical staff in all phases of fiber optic manufacture, installation and maintenance. Typical applications are to verify, test, certify and repair fiber optic systems in telecom, datacom, defense and automotive applications.

Kingfisher performs significant long-term research and development efforts in the handheld fiber tester market. Kingfisher products have traditionally been geared towards producing better ROI for more demanding users.

Kingfisher International P/L
30 Rocco Drive, Scoresby, Vic 3179, Australia
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T: +613 9757 4100, F: +613 9757 4193
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For further information or demonstrator instruments, please contact:
Mr Greg Candy
Sales Manager
Kingfisher International Pty Ltd
+613 9757 4100
Email: [email protected]

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