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What Are Green Fiber Optic Cables?
Neon green OM5 Multi Mode Fiber Optic Cables
Green optical fiber cables are considered multi mode fiber optic cables, which means that they contain more than one glass fiber strand at their core.
by Vikas Dayal • September 19, 2023
Green optical fiber cables are considered multi mode fiber optic cables, which means that they contain more than one glass fiber strand at their core. They are the newest kind of fiber optic cable and are designed to support multiple wavelengths.
Even if you have some experience working with fiber optic cable in a home or office environment, you might not have had much opportunity to work with neon green-color fiber cables. These OM5 multi mode cables utilize some of the most cutting edge technology in the data networking industry.
These cables were specifically designed to handle high-speed data center applications and can transfer up to 100GB of data with ease. With the technology introduced to OM5 cables, the wavelengths increase each fiber's capacity by at least a factor of four (there's either a fourfold data-rate increase or a fourfold reduction in the fibers required to achieve a given data rate). The signals are sent down one fiber over four separate operating windows. Our OM5 cables feature green 50/125 riser-rated jackets with the same high quality duplex LC connectors you'll find in our other Datacomm cables for some of the most competitive prices on the market!
OM5 Fiber Optic Cables
OM5 cables are considered the first Wide Band Multimode Fiber (or WBMMF) designed especially to rapidfire data center operations by using just two fibers to transmit anywhere between 40FBs all the way up to 100GBs. According to their specifications, they operate on a range of wavelengths between 850nm and 953nm. Because of the advanced technology involved in their manufacture, they're built at to a mere 2mm diameter allowing for their convenient use in dense network switches in data racks.
These OM5 fiber optic cables can be readily purchased between 1 and 5 meters in length, but don't forget that when you're ordering from Cables.com you always have the option of reaching out to us about a custom cable order. You can specially order cables built to your specifications, in any length, color, and configuration depending on your organization's cables need.
If you're looking to purchase plenum OM5 cables for installation in areas of your home or office that are out of sight, like between walls or above the ceiling, look no further than Cables.com. These cables are built according to fire codes, which means that in the event of a fire they won't emit any toxic fumes that might complicate an evacuation.
Ordering From Cables.com
With such a wide variety of cables to choose from, we understand that you may have some difficulty figuring out which cable is the best choice for your home or office data network. If you're not sure what cable you should purchase for your organization, check out our Quick Patch Finder for Network Cables and Power Cords for help identifying some of your best options. Find our best selling Cat5e, Cat6, Fiber Optic Cables and Power Cords in types, lengths and colors of patch cables to meet any business or personal need. We also continuously add Multi-Packs for greater value.
Additionally, you have the option of shopping our assortment of bulk cables if you're looking to DIY your installation or are a professional hired to wire a home office or place of business. It's important to have the right cables for the job, and it's just as important to have the right AMOUNT of cables. This might be a great option to save on your order!
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