Blue colored sheathed fiber optic cord having a connector at one end

Fiber Optic Pigtail Selection Guide

With the network cabling environment becoming more and more complex, there is a growing need to terminate fiber optic cables in an efficient and faster manner. Apart from fiber connectors, fiber optic pigtails also can offer a quick way to achieve this goal. Today, this post will introduce the basics and common types of fiber optic pigtail for your reference…

Introduction to Fiber Optic Pigtails 1

Introduction to Fiber Optic Pigtails

A smooth connection between cable and other optical devices allows the optical signals to pass with low attenuation and little return loss, which is vital for a telecommunication network. Fiber optic pigtails, compared with the regular fiber jumper, is terminated with fiber optic connector at only one side of the cable, which is usually used with fiber optic management equipment…

Fiber Optic Patch Cord Knowledge 7

Fiber Optic Patch Cord Knowledge

In the past, grind-and-polish technology was used in fiber optic connectors, and fiber patch cord installation was a difficult and hard-to-get business that required a skillful specialist. But owing to the progress made in fiber optic terminations and technologies, fiber patch cables have seen extremely heavy use in telecommunications and wide area networks since they feature high data rate capabilities, noise rejection, and electrical isolation.