MAX-QS+ Interferometer

Single fiber connectors
Autofocus
PASS/FAIL verdict
Scratch detection
Fast measurement
Industry standards

MAX-QS+ is a white-light and phase-shift interferometer for inspection of single fiber ST, FC, SC, LC, MU, E2000™ (PC and APC), small format multi-fiber MT-RJ (PC and APC), SMA and special connectors. MAX-QS features portable design, autofocus and resolution of 1.1 micron.

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

MAX-QS+ is supplied with the industry-leading MaxInspect™ software for interferometric inspection of fiber optic connectors.

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Software

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Features

High resolution 2D and 3D surface profiles

Explore surface details as small as 1.1 μm.

Autofocus

Minimize operator’s actions to just one click.

Combined anomalies detection and geometry testing

Speed up inspection and increase work efficiency.

Fast measurements

Measure a single fiber connector in 2 seconds or less.

Microscopy mode

Visually inspect connector end face prior to measurement.

Industry-leading MaxInspect™ automated inspection software

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

Ergonomic fixture design

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

Modern and portable design

Make high quality measurements in the field.

Compliance to industry standards

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

MAX-QS+ Specification

System

Measurement technique:
non-contact; Michelson interferometry
Lens:
NA = 0.25; reference flatness error < λ/50
Illuminator:
green LED (530 nm)
Field of view:
1.1 × 0.9 mm
Lateral resolution:
1.1 µm
Magnification:
500× (the digital zoom turned off)
Focus:
autofocus and manual
Maximum image size:
2590 × 1940 px
Best suitable for connectors/ferrules (PC and APC):
SC, FC, ST, LC, MU, E2000™, SMA, MT-RJ

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.
2* sec
* 64 MHz, standard single fiber connector.
Repeatability C.F.*:
* Values were calculated from 30 consecutive measurements without interaction on connector between measurements (connector fixed) and represent one sigma value.
ROC: 0.1 %
Fiber Height: 0.1 nm
Angles: 0.0002 deg
Apex Offset: 0.08 µm
Repeatability C.R.*:
* Values were calculated from 30 consecutive measurements with removing and inserting connector between measurements (connector reloaded) and represent one sigma value.
ROC: 0.16 %
Fiber Height: 0.4 nm
Angles: 0.006 deg
Apex Offset: 0.8 µm

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:
3.9 kg (8.6 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

MAX-QS+ interferometric system includes:

Fixtures and other accessories should be ordered separately.

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