What is an SMA fiber optic connector?
An SMA fiber optic connector is an old first generation fiber optic connector and was based on the existing Radio Frequency (RF) connector widely used in the RF world. This connector type can only be used for multimode cable and generally has poor performance when compared to second generation fiber connectors (SC, ST and FC).
- What is the difference between a PC, APC and UPC finish on a fiber optic connector and why would someone want to use one verses the other?
- What is the difference between a single mode and multi mode fiber optic connector?
- What are some of the commonly used connector types used on fiber optic products?