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Old 12-17-2004, 10:05 PM   #1
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Fiber Optics

Hey, I'm doing a homework assignment for my networking class. I'm supposed to look up the costs of various network media; however, I can't find the price on one item: a reel of fiber optical cable. Anyone have a link or know how much it costs?
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what particular cable are you looking at? Multi-mode? Single mode? What Mil? double jacketed? How long a reel?
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A simple google search would provide you the answers you seek....
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From what I could make up out of my assignment on endoscopes the coherent fibre optics were really expensive. Just the light cable was cheaper. Maybe you can search on a shop that sells the stuff and look at some prices there?


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