40 Certifier headsets not supported on MPO

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Viavi 40 Certifier headsets not supported on MPO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Problem Overview

My headsets, for my Viavi 40G Certifier, do not work when I am doing MPO/MTP testing.

Resolution

This is normal. The headsets require bidirectional hardware such as copper or individual fiber modules. The MPO/MTP modules are undirectional (Local is a power meter and remote is source) hence they do not support headset operation.

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