For the most part, corporate and government communication entities connecting data centers around the world – bringing fiber to the office (FTTO) and fiber to the home (FTTH) – have standardized measurement wavelengths.
When researching passive component testers, clarify whether they support these wavelengths:
- Multimode: 850mm and 1300mm
- Standard module for single mode: 1310mm and 1550mm
- Full wavelength version for single mode adds: 1490mm and 1625mm for complete FTTX coverage
- Additional resources from the FOC team include:
- Category Resource: FOC Test Page
- Glossary, Acronyms, Military Specifications for Connectors: http://bit.ly/2a2EFn8
- Q&A Resource: email technical questions to AskFOC@focenter.com
Have questions about this FOC Tip?
Contact FOC with questions at: (800) 473-4237 / 508-992-6464 or email: FiberOpticCenter@focenter.com and we will respond ASAP.
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