Mode Conditioning Patchcords (MCPs)

In Tech note “Fiber Types and Using Them Effectively”, the purpose of Mode Conditioning Patchcords (MCP) is explained, i.e. it was originally intended to enable 1000BaseLx type Gigabit Ethernet equipment designed and optimised for operation over singlemode fiber to work … Continue reading

Fault Finding in Fiber Optics

Troubleshooting communications systems can be very difficult, especially with complex networks where software can add its own little quirks to what can already be a hard job. Many years ago the totally non-technical cofounder of OSD put together a basic … Continue reading