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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non-contact; Michelson interferometry
NA = 0.25; reference flatness error < λ/50
green LED (530 nm)
Field of view:
1.1 × 0.9 mm
500× (the digital zoom turned off)
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
phase shift and white light
Scanning and calculation time:
Measurement time may vary depending on computer performance and connector end face shape.
* 64 MHz, standard single fiber connector.
* 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
* 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
700 – 850 mm mercury
5 – 75%, non-condensing
Dimensions (H × W × L):
103 × 137 × 183 mm (4.06 × 5.39 × 7.2 inches)
external, USB 3.0 cable, 12 V DC power adapter
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:
USB 3.0 cable
MaxInspect software license
Fixtures and other accessories should be ordered separately.