VIAVI Fiber Chek Swidewinder

New FiberChekPRO Software Update (Version 2.3.2)

Published: 9th April 2021

FiberChekPRO is PC software used to determine the acceptability of optical fiber end faces through automated inspection and analysis. Used in conjunction with VIAVI digital analysis microscopes, FiberChekPRO will identify and characterize defects and contamination, and then provide a PASS or FAIL result according to a pre-configured profile. This latest update includes new optical settings for Sidewinder, FiberChek, and P5000i fiber inspection microscopes, API updates for applications that utilize automation, bug fixes, and reliability improvements.

What’s New

Added new default optical settings for Sidewinder™ probe:


Added a new default optical setting for P5000i and FiberChek™ probes:

  • VSFF APC Tips

Updated the Automation API documentation (located in the Automation subfolder of the FiberChekPRO
install folder):

  • Added new FAQ section
  • Added section on Remote Automation
  • Added example projects listing
  • Miscellaneous edits and organizational changes

Updated the Automation API example code, also located in the Automation subfolder:

  • Added an example Python script
  • Updated TestFiberSaveResult.cs

What’s Fixed

  • Fixed incorrect IEC table references in the notes for IEC profiles
  • Fixed a language support issue when saving Sidewinder reports
  • Fixed an issue with job definitions imported from Excel missing last row and column if first row and column completely blank
  • Improved fiber core handling for both single-mode and multimode fibers
  • Improved detection of particles near the cladding edge
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and reliability improvements

Download FiberChekPRO V 2.3.2 software


Viavi FiberChek Sidewinder


"All-in-one" handheld inspection and analysis solution

The FiberChek Sidewinder is the industry’s first "all-in-one" handheld inspection and analysis solution for multifiber connectors such as MPO.

Find out more about Viavi FiberChek Sidewinder

Viavi FiberChek Probe Microscope


"All-in-one" handheld solution that every fiber technician can rely on

The FiberChek Probe builds on the VIAVI industry leading expertise in fiber inspection to deliver a single "all-in-one" handheld solution that every fiber technician can rely on for all of today's fiber inspection needs in a fully autonomous, handheld device.

Find out more about Viavi FiberChek Probe Microscope

Viavi P5000i Fiber Microscope

Automated Fiber Inspection & Analysis Probe provides PASS/FAIL capability

The P5000i makes it fast and easy to certify that every connection in your network is clear and optimised.

Find out more about Viavi P5000i Fiber Microscope

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