Category Archives: Fiber Optic Cable

Single Mode Fiber Comparison: G.652 vs G.655

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Single mode fiber is designed as a carrier for the transmission of a single mode of light to propagate at a time. Its specifications are divided into two categories, One is the ITU-T G.65x series, and the other is IEC 60793-2-50 (published as … Continue reading

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SFP-10G-SR vs X2-10G-SR: Which One to Choose?

The 10G transceiver is considered as the mainstream module in the market due to its mature technology and low price. There are various types of 10G transceiver modules like 10GBASE SR, 10GBASE LR, etc. SFP-10G-SR and X2-10G-SR are two very popular 10GBASE SR optical … Continue reading

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Overview of Commonly Used Multimode Fiber

In fiber optic cable market, the demand for single mode fiber and multimode fiber optic cable are increasing rapidly. Both of them are available for higher bandwidth and faster speed connections. Between them, multimode fiber is commonly used for shorter distance … Continue reading

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How Fast Fiber Optic Cable Speed Is

Recently, it is increasingly obvious that fiber optic cable is replacing the copper cable as a communication way step by step. One reason is that fiber optic cable can extend the distance of local phone systems and network systems, including university campuses, office buildings, … Continue reading

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OM5 Fiber Cable – Is It Worthwhile for 40G/100G SWDM4 Cabling Solution

OM5 multimode fiber, as the advanced version of the old OM4 fiber, is thought to be the future of multimode cabling. It is the Wideband multimode fiber (WBMMF) that can support wavelengths between 850nm and 953nm. It is also designed … Continue reading

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Comparison of OM1, OM2, OM3 & OM4

Multimode and single-mode optical fiber cables are two different cable types in optical networking. Using a larger core size, multimode fiber cable allows multiple light signals to be transmitted in a single fiber over short distances. Multimode fiber systems offer … Continue reading

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Advice on Pulling Fiber Optic Cable

According to many experienced cable installers, fail to pull cable properly will eventually lead to a series of network problems and disasters. Since installing cable is a routine yet fundamental task, its importance thus cannot be underestimated. Therefore, to ensure … Continue reading

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Fiber Optic Pigtail: Make For Easy Fiber Termination

We know the way that cables are attached to the system is quite essential to the performance of the telecommunication network. Joining optical fibers with a fiber optic pigtail is proven and considered to be an effective way to ease … Continue reading

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Common Ways for Fiber Cable Testing

As the ever-increasing popularity of intensive bandwidth applications, the demand for fiber optic installations and infrastructures has accelerated parallelly. Optical fiber cable thus has possessed a rather essential position in the telecom industry. Consequently, the optical fiber cable testing also matters much as … Continue reading

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OSP Deployment: Ribbon Optical Cable or Loose Tube Optical Cable

Currently, the communication industry is increasingly reliant on high speed optical networks to support daily operations. It is a commonplace to see fiber optics being used in transmission lines and distribution lines, in generating stations, and even in substations. Since … Continue reading

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