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Topic # 138591 9-Jan-2014 21:14 Send private message

From ultrafast fibre anyway!
https://www.dropbox.com/sc/hb5vkme3imwv9zw/cqNX41pOsP#/

This is near where i expect a FDH to go in, but i thought it was interesting that the conduit was split/cut into.

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  Reply # 964150 9-Jan-2014 21:16 Send private message

Whoops. They yanked on that a little too hard when it was bent the wrong way

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  Reply # 964163 9-Jan-2014 21:59 Send private message






And the Ericsson Ribbonet. For all those Chorus areas

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  Reply # 964203 9-Jan-2014 23:36 Send private message

Those are what they blow the fibre through to the end user, Each one of those clear tubes will carry optical fibres to say 1 street and go all the way back to the exchange.




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  Reply # 964214 9-Jan-2014 23:48 Send private message

I'm under the impression they go back to a Fibre Distribution Hub, into an optical splitter/prism and then go back to the exchange? At least thats my understanding for GPON's basic system.

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  Reply # 964216 9-Jan-2014 23:54 Send private message

how do they blow fibre into the straws?




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  Reply # 964217 9-Jan-2014 23:54 Send private message

Little green box on street i believe is where the local fibres terminate. From there its back to the exchange on a backhaul? Similar to how a cabinet works i think. Each network would vary of course but from Wikipedia it reckons that.




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  Reply # 964219 9-Jan-2014 23:58 Send private message

joker97: how do they blow fibre into the straws?


One end would probably be open if they use pressure to blow it. Unless they use these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8YH5E-8KUs




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  Reply # 964220 10-Jan-2014 00:00 Send private message

Yeah that. Little caps fit onto the end of them, other end goes in a compressor

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  Reply # 964227 10-Jan-2014 01:01 Send private message

TimA:
joker97: how do they blow fibre into the straws?


One end would probably be open if they use pressure to blow it. Unless they use these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8YH5E-8KUs


Wow what a sight to behold!




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  Reply # 964248 10-Jan-2014 06:11 Send private message

eXDee: From ultrafast fibre anyway!
https://www.dropbox.com/sc/hb5vkme3imwv9zw/cqNX41pOsP#/

This is near where i expect a FDH to go in, but i thought it was interesting that the conduit was split/cut into.


yep those are damaged and will be cut away when joined through or terminated

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  Reply # 964250 10-Jan-2014 06:25 Send private message

TimA:
joker97: how do they blow fibre into the straws?


One end would probably be open if they use pressure to blow it. Unless they use these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8YH5E-8KUs




That video is of a Micronet Blowing tool - that is the one that is used to 'blow' the larger size blown fibre cables (48 fibres up) through te bigger tubes - 11mm + / Between Exchanges, Commercial sites, Cabinet or FAT sites etc / One of the larger tubes is in the middle of the 26way in the photo, already added to this thread, and can be seen already joined in the middle of the smaller tubes

THe 'blowing gun' for the smaller tubeing (3 -8mm) looks more like a cordless drill/packing tape gun combination - This video shows an older model http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMFvTFOn-HA

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  Reply # 964255 10-Jan-2014 08:00 Send private message

eXDee: I'm under the impression they go back to a Fibre Distribution Hub, into an optical splitter/prism and then go back to the exchange? At least thats my understanding for GPON's basic system.


I agree. The photos show tubes about 3.5mm across so they are the tubes that are used into each premises from the roadside cabinet. The tubes that go back to the exchange from the cabinet are larger, about 10mm in diameter.

They can blow a 12 fibre cable into one of the small tubes and a 144 fibre cable into the larger tubes.

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  Reply # 964864 10-Jan-2014 19:08 Send private message

They can blow up to 48f. They have 48f that are smaller OD than Cat6

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  Reply # 964869 10-Jan-2014 19:22 Send private message

eXDee:
What's inside fibre conduit


Nothing but a pile of the usual copper wires ... you've all been conned. ;-)

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  Reply # 964945 10-Jan-2014 22:20 Send private message

Buzz Bumble:
eXDee:
What's inside fibre conduit


Nothing but a pile of the usual copper wires ... you've all been conned. ;-)


Well 1 copper wire anyway....
used so the conduit can be traced as plastic and glass is kinda hard to trace.

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