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FIBER -- test kits, optical loss ?

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I want to do my own testing
on existing internal fiber.

Does anyone have a good under $500 FIBER test kit
that would only be used a few times per year OR
know of a website that RENTS them ?

Example
  ** http://owl-inc.com/products/sub/testkit/htm/zoom2kits.htm
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Usually you have white LED on your cellphone that you can beam through cable and look at the other end diagnosing plain cable cuts ;)
We still use optical cable for span of about 3 miles that was installed as 100Mbps cable when everybody was on coax network... Just that speed is 6x10Gbps...
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