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Angled Polish Connectors and DWDM

We have been using APC connectors on our DWDM deployments now for about 5
years and have had no issues with it at all.

Additionally, last year we engaged several DWDM system providers  and one
of the questions we asked them was, did they know of any issues with APC
connectors especially with regard to dual polarization systems. All vendors
came back with having no issues with APC connectors.

On 1 October 2012 06:15, ML <ml at kenweb.org> wrote:

> On 9/30/2012 12:46 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>> On Sun, 30 Sep 2012, ML wrote:
>>  So far our PMD testing has come back clear.
>> How have you done the PMD testing?
>> For verifying PMD and CD through an actual wavelength (not per-fiber, but
>> through all the ADMs etc), I haven't really been able to find a good
>> solution. Suggestions welcome.
> All tests done per span on dark fiber.
> CDs via a Nettest FD440: 1520nm to 1640nm
> PMD via a PerkinElmer* device: Just at 1550nm.
> -ML
> Couldn't find a model number in the test results. Just a reference to
> PerkinElmer.

Daniel Griggs
Network Operations
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