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MAX-QM

MAX-QM is a white-light and phase-shift interferometer for inspection of MT, MT-RJ, MTP/MPO (PC and APC), SMA connectors/ferrules in a single scan. This interferometer features high testing speed, portable design and a large field of view with the ability to test 16 fibers per row and up to 120 fibers per single scan.

NEW The system is also available with autofocus function (optional). Ask for MAX-QM+ system.

The device connects to a laptop or desktop computer via two USB 3.0 cables – for MAX-series and via USB 3.0 cable and 12V DC power adapter – for MAX+ series.

Sumix interferometers are supplied with the industry-leading MaxInspect™ software for interferometric inspection of fiber optic connectors.

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Features and Benefits

High resolution 2D and 3D surface profiles

Explore surface details as small as 2.2 µm.

New! Autofocus*

Minimize operator’s actions to just one click.
*available with MAX-QM+ modification

Largest field of view of up to 5700 μm

Measure connector from guide hole to guide hole.

Fast measurements

Measure multi-fiber connectors as quickly as 3 seconds.

New! MT16 and MT32 inspection

Stay on top of the latest market technologies.

Ergonomic fixture design

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

Modern and portable design

Make high quality measurements in the field.

Industry-leading MaxInspect™ automated inspection software

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

Compliance to industry standards

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

Specification

System

Measurement technique:
non-contact; Michelson interferometry
Lens:
NA = 0.15; reference flatness error < λ/50
Illuminator:
green LED (530 nm)
Field of view:
5.3 × 3.0 mm
Lateral resolution:
2.2 µm
Magnification:
100× (the digital zoom turned off)
Focus:
manual and short range auto - for MAX series;
autofocus - for MAX+ series
Maximum image size:
2590 × 1940 px
Best suitable for connectors/ferrules (PC and APC):
MT, MT-RJ, MTP/MPO, SMA, MT16/32

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.
3* sec (MT12)
* 64MHz, MT12 connector with small X, Y angles
Repeatability C.F.*:
*Values calculated from 30 consecutive measurements without interaction on connector between measurements (connector fixed).
ROC: 0.7 %
Fiber Height: 1.2 nm
Angles: 0.0004 deg
Repeatability C.R.*:
*Values calculated from 30 consecutive measurements with removing and inserting connector between measurements (connector reloaded).
ROC: 0.8 %
Fiber Height: 1.3 nm
Angles: 0.005 deg

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:
3.8 kg (8.4 lbs)

Power

Power consumption:
5 V, 0.9 A maximum, charged from PC via one or two USB 3.0 cables

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

Accessories

Connector Fixtures

MAX-F-MTP/MPO-APC-F

MTP/MPO APC female connector fixture for measuring MTP/MPO female connectors with APC end face.

MAX-F-MTP/MPO-APC-M

MTP/MPO APC male connector fixture for measuring MTP/MPO male connectors with APC end face.

MAX-F-MTP/MPO-PC-F

MTP/MPO PC female connector fixture for measuring MTP/MPO female connectors with PC end face.

MAX-F-MTP/MPO-PC-M

MTP/MPO PC male connector fixture for measuring MTP/MPO male connectors with PC end face.

MAX-F-MT/PC

MT/PC ferrule fixture for measuring ferrules with PC end face.

MAX-F-MT/APC

MT/APC ferrule fixture for measuring MT ferrules with APC end face.

MAX-F-MTRJ/APC

MTRJ/APC ferrule fixture for measuring MT-RJ ferrules with APC end face.

MAX-F-MTRJ/PC

MTRJ/PC ferrule fixture for measuring MT-RJ ferrules with PC end face.

MAX-F-SMA/PC

3.2/SMA connector fixture for measuring SMA 905 and SMA 906 connectors

MAX-F-MT16/PC

Fixture for measuring 16-fiber and 32-fiber MT ferrules with PC end face.

MAX-F-MT16/APC

Fixture for measuring 16-fiber and 32-fiber MT ferrules with APC end face.

SVF-APC-MPO-M

Fixture for for testing endface geometry of male MTP/MPO patchcords, APC type, and measuring angles and parallelism of the guide holes. It can be used for testing of female MTP/MPO patchcords, APC type, if pins are inserted manually. Suitable for 16-32 fiber and 12-72 fiber MTP/MPO.

SVF-PC-MPO-M

Fixture for testing endface geometry of male MTP/MPO patchcords, PC type, and measuring angles and parallelism of the guide holes. It can be used for testing of female MTP/MPO patchcords, PC type, if pins are inserted manually. Suitable for 16-32 fiber and 12-72 fiber MTP/MPO.

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