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What is Visual Fault Locator (VFL)?

What is Visual Fault Locator (VFL)?

The Visual Fault Locator (VFL) is an essential tool for every Fiber Optic Tool Kit, it is like the continuity tester. The VFL is not one of the least expensive

Measuring Power With A Fiber Optic Power Meter

Measuring Power With A Fiber Optic Power Meter

Measuring power requires only a power meter (most come with a screw-on adapter that matches the connector being tested), a known good fiber optic cable (of the right fiber size, as coupled power is a function of the size of the core of the fiber) and a li

Tips for Fiber Splicing and Termination

Tips for Fiber Splicing and Termination

Fiber cable for premises applications comes in many varieties of construction. When terminating or splicing these cables, the cable ends must be prepared to provide access to the fiber.

How to Choose a Perfect Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)?

How to Choose a Perfect Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)?

The past few years have witnessed the boom in optical fiber being used in network communication industry. In order to make sure that the fiber network is reliable and accessible, a more accurate and faster methodology for assessing the integrity of the in

Optical LANs (OLANs) or Fiber Optic Local Area Networks (LANs)

Optical LANs (OLANs) or Fiber Optic Local Area Networks (LANs)

The Development of LANs and Premises Cabling
Networks that allowed computers to communicate with other computers and peripherals have been around for a long time.

Choosing the Best Fiber Cable for Fiber-to-the-CPE Installations

Choosing the Best Fiber Cable for Fiber-to-the-CPE Installations

When it comes to choosing the amount and type of fiber to use in your system, protecting the fiber that carries telecommunications services is of primary importance. Between access fiber to the home (FTTH), and premise fiber to the CPE, there can be uncer