EXFO FIP-500 Fiber Inspection Scope

Fastest inspection in the industry for both single-fiber and multi-fiber connectors, with the most reliable results. Self-contained, fully automated tool for zero-button testing all day—without the need to recharge batteries or offload results.


  • Fastest inspection in the industry (in under 10 seconds for MPO-12)
  • Best-in-class optical performance for accurate and repeatable results
  • Zero-button inspection: 100% automated from insertion to data saving
  • Wide array of adapter tips for single-fiber and multi-fiber connectors (e.g., LC, SC, ST, MPO, OptiTap®, OptiTip®)
  • Smartphone-grade 2.4-inch color touchscreen
  • Quick-connect design: quarter-turn click for switching between any tips or inspection type


  • Central offices, exchanges and headends
  • Data centers
  • Wireless (e.g., 5G, FTTA, DAA, small cells)
  • Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH)

Kit Includes

  • FIP-500-1: Fully Automated Fiber Inspection Scope
  • GP-2300: Protective Cap & Cord Assembly
  • GP-2269: USB-A to USB-C Cable)
  • GP-2227: USB AC Adapter
More Information
Manufacturer EXFO
Manufacturer's Part Number FIP-500
Ships in 8-10 Weeks
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  • Neither
  • Multi-fiber Optical Head (OHMF) + $495.00
  • Single Fiber Optical Head (OHSF) + $495.00
  • Both Optical Heads (OHMF & OHSF) + $990.00
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  • None
  • MPO/UPC Smartip + $250.00
  • MPO/APC Smartip + $250.00
  • QODC-12/UPC Smartip + $250.00
  • QODC-12/APC Smartip + $250.00
  • OptiTip/APC SmarTip + $435.00
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    • SmarTip for Universal 2.5-mm/UPC Patch Cord + $82.00
    • SmarTip for Universal 2.5-mm/APC Patch Cord + $140.00
    • SmarTip for Universal 1.25-mm/UPC Patch Cord + $82.00
    • SmarTip for Universal 1.25-mm/APC Patch Cord + $140.00
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      • SmarTip for SC/APC Bulkhead Connector + $170.00
      • SmarTip for OptiTap Bulkhead Connector + $525.00

        The FIP-500 was designed with not one, but several innovative image capture techniques. This unprecedented visibility of the connector endface translates into optimal accuracy and repeatability.

        Innovating fiber inspection for all: In today’s fiber-dense environments, both single-fiber and multi-fiber connectors need to be reliably and rapidly inspected to keep networks running smoothly. Leveraging 35+ years of leading expertise in optical testing, we`ve designed the inspection scope that makes it easy for all technicians, everywhere.

        Less handling, more doing: Tower climbers require a tool that is self-contained and handy to use. The FIP-500 innovates with its tips that can be added with a quarter-turn click. It has never been easier to swap between single-fiber and multi-fiber tips. Bonus advantage: no loose parts that can be accidentally dropped!

        Quick-connect tips: Swap tips in a quarter-turn click, a small but life-changing innovation. No loose parts, not a second wasted.Longer reach: By design, the FIP-500 provides longer reach and better handling for inspection in dense fiber environments or on top of telecom towers.

        Intuitive graphical user interface (GUI): Leveraging the capabilities of the touchscreen, the GUI is very user-friendly for any technician, regardless of their experience.

        Long battery life: The FIP-500 is powered by a Lithium-Polymer rechargeable battery which can support a full day of continuous use.

        Memory space: With an internal memory that can save up to 1800 MPO test results or 10 000 single-fiber test results, there is no need to stop and offload results. Bluetooth connectivity ensures that these results can be shared easily.

        No training required: Zero-button, fully automated inspection combined to an intuitive GUI makes it easy for any technician to make the most of the FIP-500, without training.

        Less tips and no loose parts: By default, the FIP-500 provides a longer reach than regular tips, reducing the overall number of tips that a technician needs to carry around. The simple yet innovative quarter-turn mechanism to swap tips means that there are no loose parts when changing them, hence lowering the risk of losing items.

        Future-proof: The FIP-500 supports the inspection of MPO connectors with up to 4 rows by default. Periodical releases will enable new software functionalities.

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