Monitoring Optical Power - DTX xFM Series

With the optional fiber optic modules, it is possible to measure fiber optic power. You may wish to do this to verify that a port on a hub/switch is working. Connect the hub/switch to the input port on the main unit.
  • Rotate the dial to MONITOR.
  • Highlight Power Meter and press ENTER.
  • Select the wavelength you wish to monitor; 850 nm, 1300 nm, 1310 nm or 1550 nm and press ENTER.
    Fluke Networks DTX Power Meter in Real Time
  • This is a real time measurement (continuous test). Any change in power will be shown instantly.
  • The strange symbol above the F3 key is the Lamda Symbol representing wavelength. To change the wavelength, press F3.