VISTA, CA – July 8, 2020


Power Meters and Light Sources join comprehensive family of tools for fiber optic installation and maintenance

Tempo Communications today announced the launch of a new family of Optical Power Meters and Stabilized Light Sources as part of its industry-leading fiberTOOLS™ portfolio. When used along with Tempo’s line of optical fusion splicers and optical fiber cleavers, these latest additions ensure optimum performance during the installation and maintenance of fiber optic networks. Tempo’s comprehensive fiber solutions are designed for technicians who demand performance and efficiency.

Tempo’s new Optical Power Meters are rugged and durable, precisely measuring optical powers down to the -65dBm. They are also extremely adaptable, working with all industry standard connectors. Features include InGaAs detector for maximum sensitivity; filtered InGaAs for measuring high-powered optical signals; singlemode and multimode measurements; calibrated wavelengths of 850nm, 1300nm, 1310nm, 1490nm, 1550nm and 1625nm; and 270Hz, 1kHz and 2kHz tone. Models include: OPM510 and OPM520.

For the premise technician looking for a small yet durable and easy-to-use option, Tempo is proud to offer a new Micro Optical Power Meter. The Micro OPM offers a wide measurement range (+10 to -70bBm) and a high CATV range (+26 to -50dBm). A Visual Fault Locator (VFL) delivers safe and effective fault locating. This tool offers single and multimode functionality and has calibrated wavelengths of 850, 1300, 1310, 1490, 1550 and 1625nm along with 270Hz, 1kHz and 2kHz tone detect. Auto power-off adds to its functionality. Models include: OPM210 and OPM220.

Finally, the compact and rugged Stabilized Light Sources from Tempo round out the latest fiber tool offerings—delivering a stable light source which is critical when testing fiber optical cable and providing adaptability to all industry standard connectors. Features include dual and triple lasers; out of band testing at 1625nm and 1650nm; 270Hz, 1Hz and 2Hz tone; and PC flat polish interface. Models include: SLS520, SLS525, SLS530, SLS535, and SLS536.

“The features and benefits of Tempo’s new OPM’s and Stabilized Light Sources are numerous,” said Keith Foord, fiber instruments product manager with Tempo Communications. “Technicians have a variety of options to ensure the installation and maintenance of fiber optic networks goes smoothly. They can feel confident in the results provided, knowing the fiber optic cables are firing on all cylinders.”

Tempo is an industry leader in delivering relevant, comprehensive test and measurement solutions at a variety of price-points to ensure that every technician has the tools and equipment to get the job done right the first time. To learn more about Tempo Communications, including its innovative fiber products, go to, or call 800-642-2155. Follow Tempo on social media at @TempoComms.

About Tempo Communications

Tempo Communications, Inc. (formerly Greenlee Communications brand) offers a complete line of reliable, industry-leading test and measurement solutions to address all stages of network deployment, enabling the development, installation, and maintenance of xDSL, Fiber, Cable, Ethernet, Wireless and Irrigation networks. The Tempo Communications North American headquarters remains in Vista, CA, with its European HQ in Cwmbran, UK.