Thursday, October 15, 2009

6 Strand Fiber Optic Cable Video

This 6 strand multi-mode fiber optic cable is manufactured by AFL Telecommunications and is rated for indoor or outdoor use. It features a tight buffer design, giving it a compact and sturdy construction. For indoor applications, the fiber is OFNR listed. For outdoor applications, it's manufactured with an outer jacket that incorporates a UV stabilizer for protection against sun exposure, plus an anti-fungus protection for use in underground applications.

What is Multi-mode? Multi-mode optical fiber (multi-mode fiber or MM fiber) is a type of optical fiber mostly used for communication over shorter distances, such as within a building or on a campus. Typical multi-mode links have data rates of 10 Mbit/s to 10 Gbit/s over cable lengths of up to 600 meters. Multi-mode fiber is more than sufficient for the majority of premises applications.

A little about the manufacturer: AFL Telecommunications is an industry leader in providing fiber optic products, engineering expertise and integrated services to the telecommunications industry. They are a subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan and employ more than 3,300 people worldwide. They have sales, manufacturing and administrative offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, China, Germany and Mexico and sell its products and services throughout the world. With a wide range of products, there customers include: Regional and long distance telephone carriers, electric utilities, cable television operators, wireless service providers, data communication providers, private network operators and equipment manufacturers. For more information, visit their website at

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