PowerBlade – Inline Power Meter

Product status: OBSOLETE
Find out about calibration, servicing and repairs for this product. For a suitable alternative we recommend the matrIQ-Power or PowerPXIe optical power meters.


Coherent Solution’s MTP1000 & PowerBlade is your efficient solution for a quick and accurate optical power monitoring and measurement.

Taking advantage of MTP1000 mainframe’s flexible connectivity and high channel density form-factor, PowerBlade easily becomes an integral part of your test setup.


  • Up to 4 power meters per blade
  • Fast in-line monitoring of signal power
  • Suitable for high power measurements from -50 dBm to +20 dBm
  • Low insertion loss to provide accurate results
  • Power meter linearity of ± 0.1 dB
  • Supports broad wavelength from 1260 nm to 1620 nm
  • Compatible with the LaserBlade, VOABlade, SwitchBlade & PolBlade
  • Remote PC control (Ethernet or USB)
  • Intuitive, easy to use software
  • 19-inch rack mountable


The PowerBlade is designed to be used in continuous production environments, so that your testing can run reliably even when you are not around, 24/7. It is built to the highest standards using components with high Mean-Time-Between-Failure (MTBF) specifications to minimize any potential downtime in your production.

Ultimate scalability and versatility built-In

With the modular architecture, you can set up a testing platform with just the right number of power meters to suit your current requirement while future proofing yourself with the potential to add more.

Each PowerBlade holds up to 4 inline power meters, the MTP unit has capacity for 9 blades, enabling you with up to 36 power meters per unit and up to 1024 units per configuration.

Product warranty

This product comes with a 3 year warranty.

Download Spec Sheet

For more information, please download the PowerBlade-Inline Spec Sheet which includes full technical specifications.

 PowerBlade-Inline Spec Sheet

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