LC-LC 100 Gigabit Multimode Duplex 50/125 OM5 Fiber Optic Cable, 3M
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OM5 | LC Fiber Cable | Multimode Duplex | 3 Meters | Ships Fast| UPC
OM5 fiber cables, the first approved as WBMMF (Wide Band Multimode Fiber), have been created to specifically handle high speed data center applications with using two fibers to transmit from 40GBs up to 100GBs. With the emergence of SWDM (Shortwave Wavelength Division Multiplexing) applications in data centers, OM5 fiber cables provide optimal support and performance at the higher speeds. Even with the high speed, OM5 fiber cables are backward compatible with existing OM4 applications and networks.
There are two basic types of fiber cabling, single-mode and multi-mode. The cables listed here are multi-mode. Inside these cables you will find three basic layers. Starting from the inside, you have the core which is surrounded by the cladding. Both are protected with the jacket on the outside. Multi-mode cables have a thicker "core size". The core size is simply the thickness of the optical fiber inside the cladding. The cladding is material that surrounds that core which basically serves as the boundary for the signal, keeping the light refined to the core and not allowing it to escape. The thicker the core size, the more refraction the signal exhibits, the more signal degradation that occurs and the shorter the distance an intelligible signal can transmit. For example, these cables are 50/125. 50 is the diameter of the core, and 125 is the diameter of the cladding, both in micrometers. Lastly, the jacket is the part of the cable you see. This layer protects the cable and provides easy identification based on its color.
Our CablesAndKits OM5 fiber cables come in 2 connector types - Standard and Uniboot w/Push-Pull Tab.
The standard unibody, short boot connector on the OM5 fiber cables provide you with the normal fiber cable experience with a high-quality performance and ease of use, as well as the ability to reverse polarity when needed.
Our high-density OM5 uniboot / unibody fiber optic cables have two fibers carried through a single jacket with a lower profile boot, reducing the size and surface area of the cables when compared to standard fiber optic cables, but continuing to provide the reliable performance from industry standard connectors. Uniboot fiber cables reduce cable management requirements and allow for better airflow.
The OM5 high-density Push-Pull Tab connector / boot on our fiber optic cables have a special tab that will allow easy insertion and removal of the connector without the need to access the boot or connector. The slim, low profile uniboot design allows this high-density installation cabling to be used with minimal cable management and save space in your network setup. These fiber cables have the same type of short boot connector as the regular uniboot/unibody cables, but with the push-pull tab, still allowing you to reverse the polarity when needed.
- 100M (328 ft) @ 100Gbps (can vary depending on optical transceiver, modal bandwidth and wavelength)
- 150M (492 ft) @ 40Gbps (can vary depending on optical transceiver, modal bandwidth and wavelength)
- 400M (1312 ft) @10Gbps (can vary depending on optical transceiver, modal bandwidth and wavelength)
- 550M (1804 ft) @ 1Gbps (can vary depending on optical transceiver, modal bandwidth and wavelength)
- 2000M (6562 ft) @ 100Mps (can vary depending on optical transceiver, modal bandwidth and wavelength)
|Max Speed||100 Gigabit|
|Core Size||50 Micron||Cladding Size||125 Micron|
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