The FITEL S178A-22 has been discontinued. A new model is now available, FITEL S179A. For more details on this new model, please clickhere.
Rugged and compact handheld design endure harsh environmental conditions
Simple to operate semi-auto mode for splicing and auto-start shrink sleeve oven
Fast core alignment system completes a splice in 7 seconds at super low loss
Fast integrated heater shrinks a protection sleeve in 25 seconds
200 cycles (splicing and heating) with two included batteries
Suitable for all METRO / LAN / FTTx fibres including Ultra bend- insensitive fibres (ITU-T G657)
Easy exchange fiber holder systems - tight holder, fibre holder, and splice-on-connector (SOC) holder
Easy maintenance - Easy electrode replacement, mirror free alignment system
USB connectivity with PC interface software to allow user manage splicing recipes and splicing results
Large memory for storing data (2,000 splice data) and image (100 images)
Precision Performance In Tough Environments
The S178A is fast and durable, it continues the FITEL tradition of quality and excellence by delivering precise and accurate splices even under rigorous field conditions.
Fast, super low loss splicing
The S178A is equipped with a core alignment system that can complete a splice in 7 seconds (semi-auto mode) and an integrated heater which can shrink a protection sleeve in 25 seconds (pre-heat mode). The USB 2.0 mini interface speeds up PC communication and image / video transfer, whilst enhancing reliability.
Rugged and compact
Although the S178A is significantly smaller and lighter in weight than previous models, its canopy design, durable metal body frame and rubber protection corners provide robust protection. This enables use in demanding environments without compromising splicing performance.
Hassle free maintainence
Along with its rugged durability, the splicer also offers convenience. An internal battery system allows up to 200 splicing cycles (splicing/heating) and an innovative, mirror-free alignment system reduces maintenance work.
The S178A is a versatile choice for a wide range of applications including FTTx, LAN, backbone, enterprise, long-haul installations, data-center and OEM. It is an excellent option for use in the conventional telecommunications industry, along with other industries (including oil and gas and outside broadcast).
Video: The FITEL S178A tested for drop, water and dust resistance (1:34 min)
*6 The first heating after turning on the power can be longer than the usual heating time. *7 The number of the splicing and heating the machine can produce using a fully charged brand new battery at room temperature of 20°C, semi-auto mode for splicing and regular mode for Heating. Depending on the condition of the batteries and operation environment, the number can vary. *8 The number of the splicing and heating the machine can produce using 2 fully charged brand new batteries at room temperature of 20°C, semi-auto mode for splicing and regular mode for Heating. Depending on the condition of the batteries and operation environment, the number can vary.
Calibration, Maintainence, Training and Support
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2-Year Splicer Warranty backed by the AusOptic Sydney service center - Australia’s only authorised FITEL service centre
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