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15
Nov

Cleaning Recommendation for MPO/MTP Connectors

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MPO/MTP connectors are common throughout the high-density network today, giving us the power to add, drop, move and change the network. Thus, inspection and cleaning are very important for them s More...
22
Dec

Understanding OTDR Dead Zone Specifications

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OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer), as one of the important fiber optic testers, is most commonly used by technicians or installers to certify the performance of new fiber optic links and det More...
02
Dec

Causes of Mechanical Splice Termination Failures

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FTTH (fiber to the home) has become increasingly popular in optical communication industry. Fiber optic termination, as one of the topics which have never been out of fashion in this field, ha More...
26
Nov

A Good Fiber Optic Cleaver Helps Cut Out Costly Mistakes

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To get good fiber optic splices or terminations, especially when using the pre-polished connectors with internal splices, it is extremely important to cleave the fiber properly. If the More...
25
Nov

Optical Power Meter – an Essential Tester for Fiber Optic Testing

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In fiber optic network, whether installing new cable, or troubleshooting existing cable, cable testing always plays an important role in the process. Optical power meter which i More...
19
Nov

The Era of Fusion Splicing Is Coming

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As fiber deployment has become mainstream, splicing has naturally crossed from the outside plant (OSP) world into the enterprise and even the data center environment. Fusion splicing involves the use of l More...
31
Mar

How to Replace Electrodes for Fusion Splicing Machine

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Electrodes are the most essential consumable of fusion splicing machine. In general, after a period of use, it needs to be replaced. This is the basic maintenance of fusion splicing machi More...
22
Mar

How to Troubleshoot a Faulty PON With an OTDR

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It is easy to trouble shoot the failure which occurs on a point-to-point FTTx network by using an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) test. However, troubleshooting a faulty point-to-multipo More...
06
Dec

ADSL – Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

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Related Terms Optical Communications LAN – Local Aera Network MAN – Metropolitan Area Network Backbone Network ARCNET – Attached Resource Computer Network ASON – Automatically Switc More...
01
Dec

Visual Fault Locator

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Related Terms Optical Power Meter FTTx – Fiber to the x LAN – Local Aera Network FDDI Protocol Fiber Optic Connector Overview Visual fault locator, also called VFL for short, is an essential tool that qui More...
16
Nov

How to Set up Fiber Visual Fault Locator

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Introduction Fiber visual fault locator is a kind of device which is able to locate the breakpoint, bending or cracking of the fiber glass. It can also locate the fault of OTDR dead zone and make fibe More...
28
Oct

Punch Down Block

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Related Terms LAN – Local Area Network Ethernet Token-ring SONET – Synchronous Optical Network MAN-Metropolitan Area Network Definition Punch down block, also called as cross-connect block, terminating block, More...
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