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03 Aug 2016
What is Fiber Optic Loopback?

Fiber optic loopback is also known as fiber optic loopback cable or fiber optic loopback module. It is designed to provide a media of return patch for a fiber optic signal, offering a generous yet manageable fiber loop virtually eliminating bend loss, and commonly used for fiber optic testing applications or network restorations. It can also utilized to diagnose the problems of optical networking equipment. Sending a loopback test to network equipment, one at a time, is a technique for isolating a problem. Fiber optic loopbacks is compliant with Fast Ethernet, Fibre Channel, ATM and Gigabit Ethernet, etc.

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Types of Fiber Optic Loopbacks

Fiber optic loopbacks can be with different jacket types, cable...