Power over Ethernet (PoE)

PoE has emerged as a popular technology that provides power and data to network devices on the same Ethernet cable. All Powered Devices (PDs), including security network cameras, wireless access points (WAPs), building automation and control systems, and voice-over-IP phones … Continue reading

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