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CCTV Fiber Optic Convertor

A technology that uses glass (or plastic) threads (fibers) to transmit data.
A fiber optic cable consists of a bundle of glass threads, each of which is capable of transmitting messages modulated into light waves.

Fiber optics has many advantages over traditional copper communications lines:

  • Fiber optic cables have a much greater bandwidth than metal cables. This means that they can transfer more data.
    • Fiber optic cables are less susceptible than metal cables to interference/noise.
  • Fiber optic cables are much thinner and lighter than copper wires.
    • Data can be transmitted digitally (the natural form for computer data) rather than analogically.

    The main disadvantage of fiber optics is that the cables are expensive to install.
    In addition, they are more fragile than wire and are difficult to splice.

    Fiber optics is a particularly hot technology for LAN.
    In addition, telephone companies are steadily replacing traditional telephone lines with fiber optic cables. In the future, almost all communications will work on fiber optics.