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Old 06-10-2017, 01:04 PM   #1
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Hi

Can someone tell me why you would not us different types Of fiber connector on a Fiber run. i.e.( ST on one end and LC on the other end)
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Educational question? Did you google it?
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Have been looking on the internet for a week now no answer
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Old 06-11-2017, 12:39 PM   #4
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Do you wonder why they make patch cables that have different ends?
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Just looking to give an answer to a client. there's a 21 mile 72ct SM fiber installed an will be splicing into that fiber for another 15 mile run first run has ST Pigtails connected and the client wants to install LC connectors at the other end of the second run.
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I was always told we don't do it that way, I was just wondering what the reasoning was.
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Really comes down to matching core diameter and what is signally at each end.

Though I would think the ST side would have been redone in LC. ST is pretty old.
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