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Fiber Optic Cabling

5 Most Common Causes of dB Loss in Fiber Optic Cabling

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:23:02 AM

High dB loss in fiber optic cabling infrastructures can lead to downtime… and nobody wants that!...

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Fiber Optic Cables

How Back Reflection and Insertion Loss Affects Data Center Performance

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:23:00 AM

What is Back Reflection?

Back reflection (also referred to as optical return loss or ORL) is an...

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ICLs

Cabling for Inter-Chassis Links (ICLs)

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:57 AM

As is often the case with layer one connectivity, the cabling for inter-chassis links (ICLs) can be...

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Fiber Optic Cables

5 Reasons Why IT Professionals Choose Fiber Optic Cables Instead of Copper

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:55 AM

When you are building a network that requires long distances, high speeds, and/or heavy bandwidth...

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Structured Cabling

What is Structured Cabling? and Why You Should Care

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:53 AM

In the cable world, the term structured cabling gets thrown around often. People use it as a...

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Tapped Holes

The Difference Between Rails with M6 and Rails with 10/32 Tapped Holes

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:52 AM

Have you ever laid awake at night pondering the difference between M6 and 10/32 tapped holes?

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Fiber Optic Cables

Best Practices for Handling Fiber Optic Cabling

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:50 AM

Glass is very fragile. Evidence of this is in the plethora of options for shipping preparations and...

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Fiber Cable

Tips for Determining Transceiver and Fiber Cable Selection

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:48 AM

When trying to determine what transceivers and fiber cable to use in your installation, determining...

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Fiber Optic Cables

What is Fiber Optic Insertion Loss?

Posted by The Team at CXtec on Mar 21, 2023 11:22:47 AM

In its simplest terms, insertion loss is the amount of light that is lost as the signal arrives at...

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