Time to practice my terminations

What maximum distance is commonly associated with multi-mode fiber?

A) 100 kilometers

B) 100 meters

C) 2 kilometers

D) 200 meters

E) And after all of that I still won’t have the right connectors

The answer: C) 2 kilometers

Multi-mode fiber is generally considered to max out at about 2 kilometers, although some equipment’s maximum distances may differ slightly.

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