Arlington, VA (July 27, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document – ANSI/TIA-492AAAF initially titled Detail Specification for Class 1a graded-index multimode optical fibers; Modification of IEC 60793-2-10:2017, Optical fibers – Part 2-10: Product specifications – Sectional specification for category A1 multimode fibers.
TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Scope: Adapt with modifications IEC 60793-2-10:2019 as ANSI/TIA-492AAAF. The modifications may include: 1. those described for ANSI/TIA-4920000-C, 2. addition of min EMB info from 840 – 953 nm for A1a.2 and A1a.3 fibers. Because IEC standard 60793-2-10 contains detail and sectional specifications, ANSI/TIA 492AAAF cancels and replaces: TIA-492A000 sectional specification; TIA-492AA00 blank detail specification; TIA-492AAAA, 492AAAB, 492AAAC, 492AAAD, 492AAAE detail specifications. Justification: Improve harmonization of ANSI specs with IEC specs.”
The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Users of optical fiber such as optical fiber cable manufacturers and their customers, optical fiber transmission and test equipment manufacturers, specifiers of optical fiber and cable such as telecommunications companies and standards bodies that define transmission protocols.
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