How to choose an OTDR for testing and troubleshooting LAN infrastructure
Mar 1st, 2008
The paper "How to choose an OTDR for testing and troubleshooting LAN infrastructure" gives a comprehensive explanation of OTDRs and what is important to consider when choosing one for your organization. It covers OTDR use models, as well as important considerations for choosing the right OTDR for your organization. It also reviews some important specifications, such as dead zones, dynamic range and distance range, discusses trade-offs, explains how to evaluate an OTDR, and compares popular enterprise OTDRs from Fluke Networks.