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MAX-QM+

MAX-QM+ is a white-light and phase-shift interferometer for inspection of MT, MT-RJ, MTP/MPO (PC and APC), SMA connectors/ferrules in a single scan. This interferometer features high testing speed, portable design, autofocus and a large field of view with the ability to test 16 fibers per row and up to 120 fibers per single scan.

The device connects to a laptop or desktop computer via two USB 3.0 cables – for MAX-series and via USB 3.0 cable and 12V DC power adapter – for MAX+ series.

Sumix interferometers are supplied with the industry-leading MaxInspect™ software for interferometric inspection of fiber optic connectors.

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The system is also available with manual focus only. Ask for MAX-QM system.
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Features and Benefits

High resolution 2D and 3D surface profiles

Explore surface details as small as 2.2 µm.

New! Autofocus*

Minimize operator’s actions to just one click.
*available with MAX-QM+ modification

Largest field of view of up to 5700 μm

Measure connector from guide hole to guide hole.

Fast measurements

Measure multi-fiber connectors as quickly as 3 seconds.

New! MT16 and MT32 inspection

Stay on top of the latest market technologies.

Ergonomic fixture design

Save time with easy ferrule/connector insertion and fixture handling.

Modern and portable design

Make high quality measurements in the field.

Industry-leading MaxInspect™ automated inspection software

Measure radius of curvature, apex offset, fiber height, core dip, etc.

Compliance to industry standards

Test per IEC, Telcordia or your own Pass/Fail criteria.

Specification

System

MAX-QM

MAX-QM+

Measurement technique:
non-contact; Michelson interferometry
non-contact; Michelson interferometry
Lens:
NA = 0.15; reference flatness error < λ/50
NA = 0.15; reference flatness error < λ/50
Illuminator:
green LED (530 nm)
green LED (530 nm)
Field of view:
5.6 × 3.5 mm
5.6 × 3.5 mm
Lateral resolution:
2.2 µm
2.2 µm
Magnification:
100× (the digital zoom turned off)
100× (the digital zoom turned off)
Focus:
manual and short range auto
auto and manual
Maximum image size:
2590 × 1940 px
2590 × 1940 px
Best suitable for connectors/ferrules (PC and APC):
MT, MT-RJ, MTP/MPO, SMA, MT16/32
MT, MT-RJ, MTP/MPO, SMA, MT16/32

Measurement

Measurement mode:
phase shift and white light
phase shift and white light
Scanning and calculation time:
Measurement time may vary depending on computer performance and connector end face shape.
3* sec (MT12)
* 64MHz, MT12 connector with small X, Y angles
Repeatability C.F.*:
*Values calculated from 30 consecutive measurements without interaction on connector between measurements (connector fixed).
ROC: 0.7 % (MT12)
Fiber Height: 1.2 nm (MT12)
Angles: 0.0004 deg (MT12)
ROC: 0.7 %
Fiber Height: 0.8 nm (MT12); 0.14 nm (SC/PC)
Angles: 0.0005 deg (MT12); 0.003 deg (SC/PC)
Apex Offset: 0.02 µm (SC/PC)
Repeatability C.R.*:
*Values calculated from 30 consecutive measurements with removing and inserting connector between measurements (connector reloaded).
ROC: 0.8 % (MT12)
Fiber Height: 1.3 nm (MT12)
Angles: 0.005 deg (MT12)
ROC: 0.8 %
Fiber Height: 1.1 nm (MT12); 0.36 nm (SC/PC)
Angles: 0.01 deg (MT12); 0.0058 deg (SC/PC)
Apex Offset: 0.13 µm (SC/PC)

Recommended Environment

Temperature:
+20°C… +24°C
+20°C… +24°C
Pressure:
700 – 850 mm mercury
700 – 850 mm mercury
Humidity:
5 – 75%, non-condensing
5 – 75%, non-condensing

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (H × W × L):
103 × 137 × 183 mm (4.06 × 5.39 × 7.2 inches)
103 × 137 × 183 mm (4.06 × 5.39 × 7.2 inches)
Weight:
3.8 kg (8.4 lbs)
3.8 kg (8.4 lbs)

Power

Power supply:
charged from PC via one or two USB 3.0 cables
external, USB 3.0 cable, 12 V DC power adapter

System Requirements

Recommended:
Windows 10, Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Intel Core i7
4GB RAM or higher
Built-in Intel USB 3.0 controller
Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher
Windows 10, Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Intel Core i7
4GB RAM or higher
Built-in Intel USB 3.0 controller
Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher

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