How to get 1 or 2Km of optical fiber?

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 09:38:41 MDT 2013


On 03/18/2013 08:24 AM, David Landry wrote:
> Unjacketed fiber is commonly sold in spools between 10km and 50km. That
> would require you to jacket them and connectorize them yourself. I also ran
> across jacketed, pre-terminated spools here:
> http://www.lanshack.com/Outdoor-Pre-Terminated-Assembly-C51.aspx

So does anyone know what fiber one would use for a short link, say 250
meters or so?  Multimode or singlemode?  Singlemode is slightly cheaper
and has no significant bandwidth cap on it.  But I can't get a clear
answer on the interwebs as to which kind is best to use for what.


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