Category Archives: Fiber Cable Assemblies

How Does LC Uniboot Patch Cord Reverse Polarity?

LC Uniboot patch cords are now used as the preferred option of fiber patch cords for data center high density connectivity. They feature a reverse polarity uniboot designed LC connector, eliminating the need for the dual zip cord and reducing … Continue reading

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Understanding Fiber Polarity Method: Which to Choose?

40G and 100G are now universally deployed in data centers. As the preferred array-based fiber connector option, the MPO/MTP connector and its cable assemblies are widely used for 40/100G connectivity in high-density data center environments. However, in complex high density … Continue reading

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Learning Fiber Optic Connectors & Adapters in Animated Manner

Fiber optic connectors and adapters are the most commonly used passive components for fiber optic connectivity. They are simple and easy-to-use components but some of their parameters and characteristics may be easy to confuse, especially to newbies. Today, I am … Continue reading

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Difference Between Fiber trunk, Harness, and Patch Cables

Pre-terminated fiber cables are considered as a convenient and cost effective solution for today’s fiber optic network, which help save up to 65% installation time. Pre-terminated fiber cables are generally divided into trunk cable, harness cable and patch cable. To … Continue reading

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24-fiber MPO/MTP Solution – the Right Migration Path to 40/100 GbE

Nowadays, many data center are migrated to 40/100 GbE (Gigabit Ethernet) from 10 GbE in order to meet the increasing demands on high speed and bandwidth. 12-fiber and 24-fiber MPO/MTP cable, as the necessary assemblies for 40/100G migration are now … Continue reading

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