Is it true that all fiber is always difficult to terminate, fragile, and expensive? No! This is just one of the common and persistent myths about fiber. This week, we’ve updated our Myths about Fiber page, discussing some of the
Why is now the time to run fiber optic cable? Fiber is the key to stable, high-bandwidth installations that are affordable, even when compared to copper installation costs. The long-term benefits of fiber also outweigh those of any other communications
Fiber Optic Testing Fiber optic testing is essential for certifying installed links and for necessary troubleshooting. Knowing testing procedures and how to develop a link loss budget is key to installation and testing success. Cleerline offers two testing kits, the
Choosing Fiber Optic Enclosures and Adapter Plates As we recently discussed, we have a wide variety of fiber optic enclosures and adapter plates to fit your needs. How do choose? In this article, we’ll go through a couple of scenarios
Cleerline SSF™ Fiber Optic Enclosures and Adapter Plates While we’re especially known for our SSF™ Stronger, Safer, Faster-to-terminate bulk fiber cable, we also make all the solutions you need to install and manage that cable. For higher-volume installations, we have
When identifying fiber optic cables and connectors, there are a few key color rules to help distinguish types and grades. Fiber Optic Jacketing Color Code TIA/EIA 598-C has set some guidelines for indoor jacketing coloring. For the purposes of this
Identifying Installed Cable You’re on site and need to match an installed fiber optic cable. Unfortunately, the actual spec is long gone, and you’re not sure what you’re looking at. Labeling conventions, plus the TIA/EIA Standards, can help you narrow
Fiber Optic Cleaning – Vital for Installation Success Reliable and trouble free optical connections are key to any successful installation. Cleaning is extremely important for the long-term reliability of any fiber link, and, happily, cleaning is very easy to do.
4K, 5K, 8K, 10K? How do these resolutions compare, and why should you already be thinking about 8K for your A/V installations?
Since we’ve started discussing our new 8K UHD HDMI Active Optical Cables, we’ve received some inquiries about active optical technology. The following answers some common questions. What are Active Optical Cables? Active optical cables (AOC) are cables with optoelectronic modules