Pros and Cons of Fiber Optic Networks 1

Pros and Cons of Fiber Optic Networks

With the obvious advantages, fiber optic cables have become an essential component in fiber optic communications. Terminated with connectors on ends, these cables (e.g. SC-SC fiber cable) carry the light signals generated by the transmitter to the receiver.

A Rundown of Fiber Optic Connectors 3

A Rundown of Fiber Optic Connectors

Most fiber optic connectors are known to be pluggable male connectors with a protruding ferrule that holds the fiber optic cables and aligns them for mating. They use a mating adapter to mate the two connector ferrules that fit the securing mechanism of the connectors (bayonet, screw-on or snap-in.).