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Re: 100Base-FX (SC) card PCI/PCIe

On Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:04:40 -0300
Eike Lantzsch <zp6cge@gmx.net> wrote:

> On Wednesday, November 7, 2018 1:06:15 PM -03 Michelle Konzack wrote:
> > Good day *,
> > 
> > I am running on my Organic Farm and my Forest into problems with the
> > lenght (100m) of Ethernet cables and want to use now for this case
> > Fiber Multimode 1310nm cables.
> >   
> do you have a technician available to install the FO connectors? If
> you want to do it yourself you need a microscope for FO cable, the
> tools to grind and polish the cuts AND practice. To get practice buy
> many extra connectors and take your time.

In many parts of the world, having the cables made by a specialist is
fairly cheap, I think terminating your own cables isn't worth doing
unless it's hundreds.

There is a means of getting quite large amounts of power along with
two fibres, but it's fairly expensive: the SMPTE Hybrid cable, widely
used in TV broadcasting. The Neutrik OpticalCON is a cheaper system.


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