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JDSU OLS-55 & OLS-56
Smart Optical Laser Source

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  • Laser source with up to four wavelengths offers flexibility in singlemode and multimode applications
  • Adjustable output power level
  • Unique power supply management system on the market with 4-way powering
  • Quick start operation, requiring no warm-up time and reducing testing time
  • Illumated graphical display which shows up to 3 measurements simultaneously
  • Large storage capability up to 1000 results with automatic date/time stamp
  • Output level adjustment ensures correct power for individual applications
  • Communication with JDSU power meters for auto-lambda, TWINtest, and TRIPLEtest functions
  • High output level stability due to built-in optical isolator and optical power control
  • FTTx ready
  • Visual fault locator option at 635 nm
    • Economical option for fiber tracing, routing, and continuity checking
    • Universal push-pull adapter 2.5 mm (1.25 mm adapter optional)
  • USB port for remote operation as well as easy report generation and analysis
  • Robust, shock-proof, and splash-proof design for field operation
  • One-handed operation in the field
  • Testing for all of the industry's newest applications including FTTx/PON, DWDM, CWDM, 40 Gbps, Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet
  • The OLS-55 and OLS-56 SMART Optical Laser Sources offer greater flexibility and higher accuracy for installing and maintaining multimode datacom networks and LANs as well as for maintaining and repairing singlemode fibers in communication, telecommunications, and CATV-multimedia networks

With more than 100,000 optical handhelds already in use, JDSU continues the success story with the Smart optical handhelds. The JDSU Smart class help your network move to the next level of performance. JDSU 's Smart optical handhelds encompass a new, intelligent, and next level product line for testing all optical signals and systems, including broadband, PONs, and Gigabit Ethernet.

All of JDSU ’s Smart optical handhelds, including the JDSU OLS-55 and OLS-56 SMART provide:
  • An extended number of calibration wavelengths for the highest performance range in the industry
  • The SmartStar graphical user interface for fast, easy, and straightforward operation
  • The SmartEnergy power supply management system
  • The SmartBag for safe and hands-free operation and transport
  • USB port for remote operation
  • Robust, shock-proof, and splash-proof design for field operation

The JDSU OLS55 and OLS56 SMART Optical Laser Sources are designed to suit every application from PON to Gigabit Ethernet. These handheld light sources offer the flexibility to test, install, and maintain singlemode and multimode fiber optic networks.

The JDSU OLS 55 / 56 SMART Optical Laser Sources can be part of a SMART Optical Test Kit; Ideally the OMK-55 Series of Kits. The JDSU SMART Optical Test Kits contain all of the tools, including instruments and accessories, necessary to perform professional-grade power or loss tests in the field.

Function OLS-55 Singlemode OLS-56 Multimode
2279/01 2279/02 2279/05
Nominal wave-lengths 1310 and 1550 nm 10, 1550, & 1625 nm 850, 1300,
1310, & 1550 nm
Spectral width (RMS) 5 nm
Number of ports Single port Dual port
Fiber type 9/125 µm 9/125, 50/125 µm
Output power range −7 dBm to 0 dBm, separately adjustable −7 dBm to 0 dBm,
separately adjustable
Resolution of power setting 0.01 dB
Signal stability Short term: ± 0.02 dB, within 15 min
Long term: ± 0.2 dB, within 8 hours
Output power accuracy
(at nominal wavelengths)
± 0.3 dB
Modes Continuous wave (CW), modulated (270 Hz, 1 kHz, 2 kHz), Auto-λ(4) (signal coding for automatic power meter wavelength detection)
Ordering Information
Model Description Buy Online Price
2279/01 JDSU 2279/01 OLS-55 1310/1490/1550nm Singlemode Smart Optical Laser Source, PC Buy Now Sale $3,617.95
(Reg. $3,858.75)
2279/02 JDSU 2279/02 OLS-55 Smart Optical Laser Source 1310/1550/1625 nm PC Buy Now Sale $4,961.49
(Reg. $5,292.00)
2279/05 JDSU 2279/05 TLS-55C OLS-56 Smart Optical Laser Source, wavelength 1310/ 1550 nm SM + 850/1300 nm MM, Fiber Type 9/125 µm PC and 50/125 µm, power range -7 dBm to 0 dBm, dual port Buy Now Sale $4,651.49
(Reg. $4,961.25)
Included Accessories
  • 4 - Dry batteries Mignon AA 1.5 V
  • 1 - Operating manual
  • 1 - Interchangeable adapter
  • 1 - MT-1S Belt bag
Optional Accessories
2150/00.32 JDSU 2150/00.32 Fiber Optic Test Universal Adapters, ST-type Buy Now $161.00
2150/00.51 JDSU 2150/00.51 Fiber Optic Test Universal Adapters, FC-PC, FC-APC -type Buy Now $161.00
2150/00.58 JDSU 2150/00.58 Fiber Optic Test Universal Adapters, SC-PC/APC -type Buy Now $161.00
2150/00.59 JDSU 2150/00.59 Fiber Optic Test Universal Adapters, LC-Type Buy Now $161.00
2237/90.02 JDSU 2237/90.02 NiMH cells, Mignon/AA, 1.2V (4 required per instrument) Buy Now Sale $4.49
(Reg. $4.62)
2277/90.01 JSDU 2277/90.01 SNT-121A Worldwide compatable AC adapter Buy Now Sale $49.95
(Reg. $53.13)