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Plastic Optical Fiber

Every once in a while we run into a customer looking for a new or replacement Plastic Fiber Optic Cable.  Plastic supposedly does have some benefits over glass fiber optic cables. It is supposed to be less expensive and somewhat easier to terminate. We have seen plastic fiber used for audio cables called Tos-Link for years, but recently we have seen more of them being used for medical equipment and even some gaming equipment for casino's .  I recently found a nifty video from the Fiber Optic Association that explained Plastic fiber in very good detail. Click here for the plastic fiber optic video Have you had any exposure to plastic fiber? If so, dpop me a line to let me know how you are using it.