What is the primary indicator of over polished connectors?
Primarily, the indicator of over polished connectors is poor repeat ability in measurements of the return loss and insertion loss. For the majority of “spring loaded ferrule connectors” e.g.; LC, SC, MU, FC.
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Answered by AskFOC Technical Team June 21, 2018
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