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The Difference Between Fiber Optic Patch Cord and Fiber Optic Pigtail

Publish Time:2021,03,15

Fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail are two common optical fiber products used for data connection. They have many similarities and also differences in some aspects. Knowing the similarity and difference between the two products can help you make the best choice for your new program plan. Now Copperled will introduce the similarities and differences between fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail.


1. Introduction of fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail:


Fiber optic pigtail also names pigtail, which only has one side connector on fiber optic. The other side must weld with the other core of fiber optic cables as this side only has the core of fiber optic cables. Fiber optic patch cord means a short fiber optic cable with two RF connectors on each side. The two side RF connectors can be the same and different.


2. Similarity of fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail


Fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail are similar in structure. They can choose both multi-mode and single-mode fibers. They can be made into both single and duplex connector types. In addition, both fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail can connect with various fiber adapters, including FC, SC, ST, LC, MTRJ, MPO, MU, E2000.


3. Difference between fiber optic patch cord and fiber optic pigtail


Fiber optic patch cord is a fixed size fiber optic cable with two side RF connectors, while fiber optic pigtail only has one side RF connector. This is the essential difference between the structure of the fiber optic patch cord and the fiber optic pigtail. Moreover, one particular fiber optic patch cord can be cut into two short fiber optic pigtails.


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