Viavi FiberChek Sidewinder


Handheld “all-in-one” solution for inspection and analysis for multifibre connectors such as MPO.

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Viavi FiberChek Sidewinder

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Dimensions (H x W x D)

335 mm x 60 mm x 48 mm (13.2 in x 2.4 in x 1.9 in).


550g (19.4 oz).


240 x 320 2.5” LCD touchscreen.


USB, WiFi.

Power Source

Internal Li-ion battery, USB power.

Run Time

5 hr.

Charge time

2 hr (2 A max power source).

8 hr (500 mA max power source).

Field-of view values (μm)

High Magnification

Horizontal: 356 μm Vertical: 475 μm.

Low Magnification 

Horizontal: 713 μm Vertical: 950 μm.

Live Image

640 x 480, 10 fps.

Power Supply

5V wall adapter with interchangeable plug for US, EU, UK, AU.

Camera Sensor

2560 x 1920, 1/2.5 in CMOS, 5 megapixel.

Auto Index

Pan/Scroll up to 32 fibres (2 x 16).

Light Source

Blue LED, 100,000+ hr life.

Lighting Technique



CE, EN/IEC 61326.

Temperature Range

Operating: 0 to +50ºC.

Storage: -10 to +70ºC.


95% non-condensing.

Manufacture Warranty

1 year.

Key Features
  • Integrated touchscreen.
  • Live fibre viewing.
  • Auto-centre.
  • Auto-focus.
  • Auto-pan/scroll.
  • Built-in fibre end-face analysis.
  • Audible sounds for Pass/Fail results.
  • User-selectable acceptance profiles.
  • Stores results on device or export.
  • WiFi, and USB connection to a PC and mobile devices.
  • All-day battery life.
  • Built in acceptance criteria to industry standards (IEC-61300-3-35).


Need Help?

Send us a message or contact our team on +44(0)1745 586600 and we will be happy to talk through your requirements.


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