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Fiber Inspection Probes

designed for

Handheld microscopes for end face inspection of single and multi-fiber connectors for scratches, defects and contamination. The probes can be used to check both bulkhead and patchcord connector ends.

Comparison Chart

  SMX-Manta-W+ SMX-Manta and SMX-Manta+ SMX-Scopio and SMX-Scopio-B SMX-Scopio-A
Primarily designed for inspection of: multi-fiber and SMA connectors multi-fiber and SMA connectors single fiber connectors single fiber connectors
Compatible with: desktop PC, laptop, tablet desktop PC, laptop, tablet desktop PC, laptop, tablet analog TFT display
Field of view: 4.1 mm × 3.0 mm 2.4 mm × 1.8 mm d = 0.4 mm d = 0.4 mm
Defect size detection: 0.75 µm 0.75 µm 0.5 µm 1 µm
Optical resolution: 1.8 µm 1.8 µm 2 µm 2 µm
Magnification: 260× 290× 600× (variable) 200×
Focus: autofocus manual - for SMX-Manta
autofocus - for SMX-Manta+
manual manual
Camera type: digital, USB 3.0 digital, USB 3.0 digital, USB 2.0 analog
Power source: USB 3.0 Port of PC USB 3.0/2.0 Port of PC USB 2.0 Port of PC mini jack of 3.5" TFT display
Cable: USB 3.0, detachable USB 3.0, detachable USB 2.0 mini jack
Dimensions (H × W × L): 70 × 28 × 246 mm (2.52 × 1.1 × 9.17 inches) 64 × 28 × 233 mm (2.52 × 1.1 × 9.17 inches) 56.3 × 25 × 201 mm (2.22 × 0.98 × 7.91 inches) 56.3 × 25 × 201 mm (2.22 × 0.98 × 7.91 inches)
Weight: 435 g (0.96 lbs) 425 g (0.94 lbs) 330 g (0.73 lbs) 330 g (0.73 lbs)
External test button: yes yes yes (for SMX-Scopio-B) no
Housing material: aluminum body and stainless steel barrel aluminum body and stainless steel barrel aluminum body and stainless steel barrel aluminum body and stainless steel barrel