Clip-On Live Fiber Identifier

A clip-on live fiber identifier is a handy, simple tool - used to identify live fiber traffic, or used with a tone generator to trace a fiber route. Very long distance operating range of up to 200 Km makes it suitable for use where a VFL cannot reach.

  • Single-handed identifier operation
  • Easy to use live fiber detector
  • Thumb lock
  • Displays traffic direction with audible alert
  • Approximate fiber power meter display
  • Supplied with 4 heads for ribbon / 250 μ coated fiber, 900 μ fiber, 2 mm & 3 mm patch lead
  • Uses 2 x AAA alkaline batteries. Auto on / off
  • Durable metal housing and quality construction
  • 12 month warranty
  • Full QA report

General KI 6170 Clip-on fiber identifier specifications

Standard chucks SMF 2 mm, 3 mm, 900 μm, ribbon & 250 µm
Tone detection 270 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz
Wavelength detection 800 to 1700 nm
Audible tones Audible tones depend on traffic / test tone
Fiber types SMF ribbon, 250 µm, 900 µm, 2 mm, 3 mm
Power detection range -50 ~ 10 dBm (CW in 0.9mm bare fiber)
Fiber Slack 12 mm
Tone detection range -30~0 dBm @ 270Hz & 1KHz, -25~0 dBm @ 2KHz (for 900 µm, 2 mm, 3 mm) / -25~0 dBm @1KHz &2KHz, -20~0 dBm @ 2KHz (for 250µm)
Power 2x AAA size batteries (alkaline-LR6 or NiMH-HR6)
Battery life 15 hours (may vary with battery type used), with low battery indictor
Size 196 mm x 30.5mm x 27 mm
Unit weight 0.2 kg
Insertion loss (typical) 0.8 dB (1310 nm) / 2.5 dB (1550 nm)
Shipping weight 0.4 kg
Operating / storage temperature -10 to 60 °C / -25 to 70 °C
Warranty 1 year

In the box

Fiber Identifier Chucks

Fiber Identifier Chucks

4x fiber Identifier chucks, 2mm, 3mm, 250um, 900um
Wrist Strap (FI)

Wrist Strap for Fiber Identifier

Sun Shield (FI)

Sun Shield for Fiber Identifier

Storage Compartment (FI)

Chuck Storage Compartment for Fiber Identifier

User Manual Booklet

Instrument User Manual


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KI6171 Fiber Identifier (Tone) + 4 Fiber Chucks


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This product is made in China, and shipped from Australia.

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