T-201e micro splicer

Sumitomo launches the T-201e micro splicers. The ‘e’ adds the ability to charge its battery inside the splicer body and acceptance of fibres cleaved 5mm from the end of the coating to the already highly praised T-201.

A choice of standard, BU-12S and long-life, BU-12L, batteries are offered for the T-201e. The batteries are in a hard plastic cassette and easily removed from the splicer without use of tools of handling flimsy connectors. With the optional BC-12 external battery charger you can charge batteries both inside the splicer body and externally in the BC-12.

‘5mm cleave length’ means the T-201e-VS is now compatible with Sumitomo’s Lynx2-Mini splice-on connectors, in addition to the standard Lynx2 connectors

T-71C+ core aligning fusion splicer

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (TOKYO: 5802) (ISIN: JP3407400005) announced the release of T-71C+ splicers, Sumitomo’s innovative WiFi-enabled direct core alignment fusion splicer and SumiCloud® Service.

This upgraded unit inherit the product concept “ultra-fast splicing in every environment” from our previous flagship model, T-71C.
While compact, lightweight, rugged and durable, T-71C+ provides faster splicing and heating speed with 6seconds splicing time in its Quick Mode and approximately 14 seconds heating time in Slim 60mm Quick Mode. Also, T71C+ continues to carry Sumitomo’s original “two independent ovens” and “touch screen control panel” for simple and productive operation.

Furthermore, T-71C+ provides its user with WiFi connectivity (*1) and SumiCloud® service(*2) as a versatile tool kits to improve work productivity and asset management. WiFi enabled T71C+ enables users to connect splicers to Sumitomo’s cloud system via smart-phone. With dedicated smart-phone app, T71C+ user can enjoy wide range of benefits such as users help tools on smart-phone and Splice Data Management services.

With 30 years experiences of producing optical fiber fusion splicers, Sumitomo Electric achieved to introduce this innovative T71C+ & SumiCloud® service to the industry. T71C+ & SumiCloud® now open the door to completely new splicer experience.

*1 – WiFi connectivity is not available in all countries. Please contact Sumitomo Electric Europe Ltd for details *2 – SumiCloud® requires a 3G mobile data connection, or better, on an Android device with version 4.4 or later. Some SumiCloud® services may be chargeable.