Optical Test and Calibration Ltd



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If the need is for multiservice testing up to 10 Gbit/s, then the FTB-870 is the perfect solution.

When housed in the FTB-1 Platform, the FTB-870 offers comprehensive, yet simple test suites for field technicians to easily turn up, validate and troubleshoot SONET/SDH, OTN, Fibre Channel, CPRI/OBSAI and SyncE/1588 PTP services at up to 11.3 Gbit/s.

The Exfo FTB-870 Netblazer includes:

  • RJ-45 port for electrical 10/100/1000M Ethernet
  • SFP port for OC-3/12/48 or STM-1/4/16, OTU1 and Fibre Channel 1x, 2x, 4x or 100/1000M Ethernet
  • SFP+ port for OC-192, STM-64, 10 GigE LAN/WAN or Fibre Channel 8x, 10x, OTU2, OTU1e/2e and OTU1f/2f
  • One 2.5 and 3.1 Gbit/s port
  • SONET/SDH and OTN BER testing with configurable threshold settings
  • Coupled, Decoupled and Through mode testing
  • Error and alarm insertion and monitoring
  • Overhead monitoring and manipulation
  • High-order and low-order mappings
  • Tandem connection monitoring (TCM)
  • Pointer manipulation, including pointer sequence testing as per Telcordia GR-253, ANSI T1.105-03 and ITU G.783
  • Performance monitoring as per G.821, G.826, G.828, G.829, M.2100, M.2101
  • Frequency analysis and offset generation
  • Automatic protection switching
  • Service-disruption time measurements
  • Round-trip delay measurements
  • External clock sync support
  • 10 Base-T to 10 GigE testing
  • EtherSAM (ITU-T Y.1564) (bidirectional)
  • RFC 2544 (bidirectional)
  • Traffic generation and monitoring
  • Through mode
  • Dual-port testing
  • Intelligent autodiscovery
  • IPv6 testing
  • VLAN stacking MPLS
  • Ping/traceroute
  • Cable testing
  • Dual Test Set mode
  • Smart loopback
  • Fibre Channel 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 10x

  • Key Features

    • Comprehensive testing for SONET/SDH, OTN and Ethernet interfaces up to 10 Gbit/s
    • Efficiently assess Fibre Channel networks with best-in-class coverage via 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x and 10x interfaces
    • Packet synchronization turn-up and troubleshooting (SyncE/1588 PTP)
    • FTTA validation (CPRI and OBSAI) at up to 3.1 Gbit/s via BER testing
    • Simplified BER testing with pass/fail indicators based on user-defined thresholds
    • OTN testing (as per ITU-T G.709) including forward error correction (FEC)
    • Faster Ethernet service activation with bidirectional EtherSAM (ITU-T Y.1564) and RFC 2544 test suites, multistream traffic generation, Through mode and bit-error-rate (BER) testing
    • Unprecedented configuration simplicity with hybrid touchscreen/keypad navigation and data entry
    • Simpler reporting with integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity capabilities
    • Centralized support for injection/monitoring of errors and alarms, trace messaging, overhead monitoring/manipulation and performance monitoring statistics
    • Integrated applications to test VoIP services, and additional IP test utilities, including VLAN scan and LAN discovery via EXpert VoIP and EXpert IP test tools
    • EXFO Connect-compatible: automated asset management; data goes through the cloud and into a dynamic database