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What is the maximum distance that Gigabit Ethernet can be transmitted over multimode fibre?

Generally accepted standards determine that the maximum transmission distances for Gigabit Ethernet over multimode fibre are: However, recent developments in laser technology have now enabled transmission distances of 2000 metres for both fibre types by the use of specific optical devices.

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Can 50/125 and 62.5/125 fibre be mixed?

No! While transmission may be maintained through a 50/125 to 62.5/125 interface, the mismatch in fibre core sizes produces significant attenuation which will precipitate failure of the network over a period of time.

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What is OM3 Fibre?

OM3 is a “laser optimised” 50/125 multimode fibre for high bandwidth applications.

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