Tyco Electronics hand held Visual Fault Locator is a rugged and affordable solution for identifying breaks and bending in optical fibers and cabling. Its red 650nm laser glows at the location of faults, in either continuous or pulsed modes. An AA-size battery provides 30 hours of continuous use and a soft-side protective case with belt loop is included, along with a lanyard dust cover. The VFL weighs 150g (.33 lbs.) and there is an optional LC/MU connection adapter. Pricing starts at $190 each.
800-522-6752, www.tycoelectronics.com .