Fiber Wall Socket

Bwinners fiber wall socket is ideal for a wide array of FTTH, FTTD, FTTO, and FTTB applications. You need it for use in a compact fiber terminal at the final point of fiber termination. More precisely, you can use it both at home and even in your working area.

Bwinners Fiber Wall Socket

SJ-FTTH-SK-7-PT-4 Cores Pre-Terminated Wall Outlet with Drop Cable

Model: SJ-FTTH-SK-7-PT

Dimension: 25.5x25.x6cm

Max Capacity: 4 Ports for SC/LC

SJ-FTTH-MN-4-2-2 Ports SC 4 Ports LC FTTH Fiber Outlet

Model:  SJ-FTTH-MN-4-2

Dimension: 95x87x21mm

Max Capacity: 2 Ports SC / 4 Ports LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-MN-5-1 Port Fiber Rosette Box 86 Type

Model: SJ-FTTH-MN-5

Dimension: 86x86x20mm

Max Capacity: 1 Port for SC/LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-SK-1-2/4 Ports Fiber Socket

Model: SJ-FTTH-SK-1

Dimension: 130X83X25mm

Max Capacity: 2 Ports for SC, 4 Ports for LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-MN-4-2 Ports Wall Socket Box

Model:  SJ-FTTH-MN-4

Dimension: 80X80X20mm

Max Capacity: 2 Ports for SC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-LM-4-4 Ports Fiber Optic Socket

Model: SJ-FTTH-LM-4

Dimension: 150X110X30mm

Max Capacity: 4 Ports for SC Duplex, 8 Ports for LC Duplex Adapters

Material: ABS

SJ-FTTH-SK-7-4 Ports Optical Fiber Socket

Model: SJ-FTTH-SK-7

Dimension: 100X85X30mm

Max Capacity: 4 Ports for SC/LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-SK-6-2 Ports Fiber Optic Faceplate

Model: SJ-FTTH-SK-6

Dimension: 105X82X22mm

Max Capacity: 2 Ports for SC/LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-SK-5-2 Ports Optical Faceplate

Model: SJ-FTTH-SK-5

Dimension: 100X80X20mm

Max Capacity: 2 Ports for SC/LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-MN-3-1 Port Fiber Optic Faceplates

Model: SJ-FTTH-MN-3

Dimension: 95X90X14mm

Max Capacity: 1 Port for SC/LC

Material: ABS + PC

SJ-FTTH-LM-8-8 Ports Socket Panel

Model: SJ-FTTH-LM-8

Dimension: 205X110X30mm

Max Capacity: 8 Cores SC/LC

Material: ABS

SJ-FTTH-LM-1-1 Port Fiber Wall Socket

Model: SJ-FTTH-LM-1

Dimension: 120X90X20mm

Max Capacity: 1 Cores SC/LC

Material: ABS

Why Bwinners Fiber Wall Socket

Small size, lightweight, use conveniently
ABS material, fireproof and dust-proof
Radians appearance makes it slinky
Suitable for various modules and multimedia interfaces
Support MM or SM fiber connection
Used in FTTH indoor application, home or work area
Provide users with optical access or data access
Suitable for SC/LC adapters

Name 2/4 Ports Fiber Socket
Model SJ-FTTH-SK-1
Dimension 130X83X25mm
Installation Fixed by screw in Wall Mount
Material ABS + PC
Capacity 2 Ports for SC, 4 Ports for LC
Color White
Available Cable 3.1mm*2.0mm rubber fiber cable
Insertion loss <0.2dB
Reflection loss ≥45dB (PC ) ≥60dB(APC)
Tensile strength >50N

Fiber Patch Cables

Fiber Patchcord

fiber pigtail

Fiber Optic Patchcord

fiber optical patch cord

Cable Patch Cord

Fiber Patch Cord

Fiber Wall Socket – The Ultimate FAQ Guide

Fiber Wall Socket
Figure 1 Fiber Wall Socket

Bwinners fiber wall socket is ideal for a wide array of FTTH, FTTD, FTTO, and FTTB applications. You need it for use in a compact fiber terminal at the final point of fiber termination. More precisely, you can use fiber wall socket both at home and even in your working area.

When it comes to specific areas of application you already know where to use a fiber wall socket. However, what are its particular uses in those areas both at home or workplace? Well, you can use a Fiber wall socket in:

  • Video transmission
  • Testing instruments
  • Cable television
  • Local area network
  • Telecommunication industry
  • Fiber optic sensing
  • Any other Fiber-to-the-home deployments

  • You will find a wide array of designs of the fiber wall socket. Most manufacturers often design them in various areas. Based on this, you will find a fiber optic wall socket best for room & building, corridor, basements, and any other wall applications.

    In the various applications, the fiber wall socket performs the function of fusion splice, a mechanical splice, wiring distribution, and light splitting, among others.

    You can also use various termination techniques with a fiber wall socket. For instance, you can splice it to factory terminated pigtails, or you can opt for direct termination with any field installable fiber optic connectors.

    With regards to features, a fiber optic faceplate has distinct ones that make it perform its functions well. As an example, when it comes to the stricture, a fiber socket is thick and small in size. It is, therefore, easy to fix it using a screw to the required place.

    Another feature is the versatile adaptor type. Fiber Optic Wall Plate works well with SC, LC, and FC connector types. With this, you can use it in ordinary indoor, hidden cables, and cable pixian, among others.

    You should also note that the Fiber Faceplate is made of plastic material. The plastic-type is usually a high-flame retardant polycarbonate.

    For excellent performance and durability, use the Bwinners fiber wall socket. That aside, do you want to learn further about this fiber optic product? We have created a useful guide for you.

    So, here is a comprehensive FAQ guide to help you get more insights about fiber wall socket:

    1.What Is a Fiber Wall Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 2 fiber optic wall box

    Bwinners optical wall plate is a fiber terminal often used in fiber termination points in a fiber optic network. Optical wall plate is a product that is ideal for all your FTTH, FTTB and other home or work applications.

    You can use different termination techniques with a fiber outlet box depending on what you want to achieve at the end.

    You can splice it to pigtails (factory terminated) or use a direct termination method if you have field installable connectors.

    For ease of use, you should get a complete optical faceplate kit.

    2.What’s 2/4 Ports Fiber Optic Faceplate?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 3 2/4-Ports Fiber Optic Faceplate

    Bwinners 2/4 port fiber optic faceplate is a type of socket that has a compact plug-in design with 2/4 ports. You can use it for FTTH, FTTD, and FTTO applications among others.

    Unlike other types of fiber optic faceplates, the 2/4 port is a bit versatile. You can use it in different environments and it is effective in its job.

    Some of its unique features include: 2 ports for both SC simplex and LC duplex adaptors, dust & fireproof material, a radians appearance, SM & MM connection, and a small lightweight size.

    You should also note that the 2/4 ports faceplate fiber optic is easy to use. You can use fiber optic socket at home or at your place of work if you want to achieve a double-core fiber access.

    3.What’s 2 Ports Fiber optic wall socket ?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 4 2-Ports Fiber optic wall socket

    If you want Bwinners Fiber optic wall socket with a maximum capacity of 2 ports for SC, this might be what you need to get. This optic fiber socket, has one of the best designs and is easy to use. You can fix it to a wall by a screw.

    When it comes to features, this wall socket box uses ABS material, supports SM/MM fiber connection, has 2 ports and is a suitable box for a wide array of modules and other fiber multimedia interfaces.

    Since this fiber wall socket is thick and matches A86 panels, you can use it for various home applications. The most common ones include indoor work or home terminations, end termination in residential buildings/villas, and other wall-mounted fiber optic distribution units.

    You will often find the 2 ports fiber rosette box in white color. However, note that different manufacturers use different colors, depending on their needs.

    4.What’s 4 Ports Optic Fiber Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 5 4-Ports Optic Fiber Socket

    As you can easily note from the name, this optic fiber socket has four ports. You should use it when you need a socket that protects adapters, cables and pigtails connections.

    Some of the features you need to note about this fiber optical rosette include:

  • Cable fixing units for fixing outdoor fiber optic cables
  • Dustproof protective doors to prevent contamination
  • Great stability to prevent unwanted movements
  • Light and compact design
  • An upper layer for fiber optic splicing
  • A lower layer for fiber optic distribution

  • With such features, you can use the Bwinners 4 ports fiber optical rosette in a wide array of applications. The most common ones include fiber access networks, communication systems, fiber optical sensors, fiber optic CATV and fiber optic distribution units.

    5.What’s 4 Ports Fiber Optic Cable Wall Plate?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 6 4-Ports Fiber Optic Cable Wall Plate

    You are wondering how this one is different from the previous one? Well, the 4 ports fiber optic cable wall plate has a unique application.

    This socket or wall outlet as is widely known connects ONU devices and drop cable through a fiber port. With it, you can create connections by up to 4 ports since it has 1 to 4 cores for maximum capacity.

    For ease of use and superb performance in networks, the 4 ports fiber wall socket has the following features:

  • Inlets in every direction for ease of connection
  • Reliable and easy to operate interface
  • Usable with 4 pc SC fiber adaptors
  • Good adaptability

  • You can use Bwinners 4 ports fiber optic faceplate for various applications that include GPON ODN networks, FTTH/FTTX systems, LAN/MAN/WAN networks, and for telecommunication applications.

    6.What’s 2 Ports Fiber Outlet Box?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 7 2-Ports Fiber Outlet Box

    Bwinners 2-ports fiber outlet box helps connect ONU device to a drop cable through a port. You’ll often require this kind of faceplate when making connections in a FTTX network.

    With its capacity that ranges from 1 to 2 core, you can use this fiber socket for wall-mounted installations, splicing and mechanical connections in a fiber optic network.

    The 2-ports fibre termination box has features that include: cable inlets in every direction for ease of use, excellent design, ability to store surplus fiber optic cable inside, and an easy to use interface.

    If you want a reliable end termination product for your residential building, this is a product to consider for yourself. Bwinners optical faceplate is the best for 2pc SC fiber optic adapters.

    7.What’s 2 Ports Optical Faceplate?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 8 2-Ports Optical Faceplate

    As is easily evident from its name, a distinguishing feature for this optical faceplate is its 2 ports. One port for SC simplex and another port for LC duplex adaptor.

    With its modern design, this faceplate allows you to complete your network connections in different environments. Whether you have a FTTD, FTTH, or FTTO network, this faceplate will help you complete your fiber connection.

    For durability, Bwinners fiber optic wall box is made of ABS material. The unique thing about this material is the fact that socket optical fiber is both dust and fireproof. Optical faceplate also has a radians appearance hence perfect for both indoor as well as outdoor application at your home or place of work.

    You should also note that this product is thin and hence perfectly matches with A86 fiber optic panels. It also means that you can use faceplate fiber optic well with both open and concealed optical cables. Whichever option you have, it will work well for you.

    8.What’s 1 Port Optical Wall Plate?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 9 1-Port Optical Wall Plate

    The 1-port optical wall plate has a maximum capacity for just 1 port. You can only use if you want just one LC/SC connector with fiber pigtail.

    You should note that this fiber faceplate is also suitable for a wide array of modules as well as multimedia interfaces. Bwinners Fiber optic socket also supports and works well with both SM and MM fiber connections.

    Also, since this fiber rosette box is lightweight, it is easy and convenient to use. You won’t have to worry about installation and completing the connection.

    One other thing worth noting about this fiber optic socket panel is its material. Fiber socket wall is made of ABS material that is highly durable. With it, you won’t worry about fire or dust damaging your faceplate.

    You should, however, be a little bit careful on how you use it. Let a qualified tech handle it to avoid the likelihood of experiencing unwanted signal losses.

    9.What’s 8 Ports Fiber Optical Rosette?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 10 8-Ports Fiber Optical Rosette

    The 8 ports Fiber Optical Rosette is your perfect option if you want a socket panel that has several adaptor slots. With this type, you will actually have eight slots to use.

    You should use this panel for protecting your fiber pigtails, adaptors and cable connections. You can use it for FTTD, FTTH and FTTO applications.

    Typically, the upper layer of this socket panel is designed for splicing. The lower layer works well for distribution. The panel also has a couple of cable fixing units. They serve as spaces for fixing outdoor fiber optical cables.

    Note that while this panel has numerous ports, optic fiber socket is pretty easy to install as well as maintain. Fiber optic cable wall plate is also a fully stable panel. You won’t, therefore, worry about any risk of movement.

    10.What’s 1 Port Fiber Optic Wall Plate?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 11 1-Port Fiber Optic Wall Plate

    Bwinners 1-Port fiber optic wall plate is a small lightweight socket used for end termination where one wants a 1 pc SC adapter.

    Bwinners fiber optic termination boxes provides users with fiber optical or data access. Fiber faceplate also supports SM and MM fiber connection hence usable in different applications.

    So, if you want a optic fiber socket that you can use for telecom networks, fiber network convergence works, cable TV networks, and FTTH access networks among others, this is an option. It will serve the purpose.

    11.What’s 1 Port Fiber Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 12 1-Port fiber socket

    Bwinners 1-Port fiber socket is an outlet that you can use for termination of FTTH drop cables and indoor cables. With its design, you can only use it for a single dwelling unit since it has one port.

    Fiber optic socket is a quick solution and an easy to install. You can only mount it on the wall and you need screw to complete the mounting process.

    Once you install it, the box will perform the function of storing the indoor cable or drop cable as well as your field assembly connector.

    When it comes to features, this fibre termination box has female to female connection, elegant appearance, suitability for SC/LC fiber optic adapter and compact structure.

    Regarding specific area of application, you can use this fiber optic wall box at home or working area. Ideally, Bwinners fiber outlet box works well in any place where you would want a port output or double-core fiber access.

    So, if you are carrying out termination in residential buildings and you want to fix or splice with pigtails, then this is a wall outlet you need to consider using it.

    12.What’s 1/2 Port Fiber Optic Wall Box?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 13 1/2-Port Fiber Optic Wall Box

    Bwinners 1/2 port fiber optic wall box is a fiber optic product designed for FTTH drop cable and indoor cables used in single dwelling units. It serves as a storage box that protects optical fiber in different applications.

    You can use Bwinners fiber optic faceplate for home as well as work environment applications. While it works well for FTTH applications, you can also use it for fiber to desktop applications where necessary.

    Bwinners Fiber wall socket is durable, looks elegant, and provided you install it properly, you should never worry about signal loss or other problems in your fiber network. The installation is female to female and is easy to do it.

    If you can follow instructions and have basic knowledge of how these plates work, you can connect or install it and save some expenses.

    You should, however, make sure that you get a high-quality plate from a reliable manufacturer. Bwinners remains the best.

    13.What’s 4 Ports Faceplate Fiber Optic?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 14 4-Ports Faceplate Fiber Optic

    Bwinners faceplate fiber optic is a user end product with four ports that helps complete end termination works in a fiber optic network.

    You can use socket optical fiber for any application that requires a double-core fiber access as well as port output network completion.

    This socket’s design makes it a wall-mounted product. You can use fiber faceplate for single, dual, triple and four-port connections. While you can use fiber socket wall anywhere, you’ll often realize that this product is common in residential buildings.

    Finally, note that its unique construction makes it a durable and firm product. You can use fiber optic socket panel for long without any problem provided you do the installation correctly.

    14.What is a Fiber Optic Socket Panel?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 15 Fiber Optic Socket Panel

    A fiber optic socket panel is basically a plastic or metal plate mounted on walls and sometimes ceiling to complete a network cabling system.

    A wall plate also has other names depending on how one uses it. So, if you hear any of the following names, know that they are referring to a fiber optic wall plate:

  • Station outlet
  • Workstation outlet
  • Wall outlet

  • For convenient deployment of cables in your system, it is advisable that you use fiber optic socket panel in different rooms. For reliability, source them from one manufacturer. Most importantly, install them properly and keep them well maintained.

    15.What Are the Types of Socket Optical Fiber?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 16 Socket Optical Fiber

    Wall plates often come in two major types. The first type is fiber optic wall plate and the other type is copper wall plates. However, that is not the only way we can classify wall plates.

    Socket optical fiber can also be classified based on the following parameters:

    Type of Adapter
    Under this, we can classify socket optical fiber into four different types. This is according to the four types of fiber optic adapters that socket optical fiber can have for different connections.

    SC, LC, ST, and FC are the four types of adapters. You will use any of these types depending on the kind of connector you have in your network. Fiber Wall Socket Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 17 Type of Fiber Optic Adapter
    Type of Port Orientation
    Different port orientations can be a way of classifying socket optical fiber as well. Under this method, we can have box shaped wall plates, angled wall plates, and straight fiber optic wall plates.

    Type of Fiber
    You probably think that all network components are made of the same fiber. That is not true since there are different types of fibers.

    We can, therefore, classify different fibers depending on type of fibers. These can be OS2 single-mode fibers or multi-mode fibers of OM1, OM2, OM3 and OM4 types.

    Number of Port Count
    Bwinners fiber rosette box can have different numbers or ports. You will find those with just a single port and others having several.

    We can, therefore, classify them based on the number of ports they have or capacity. So, we can have single-port type and multi-port types of fiber wall sockets.

    You can choose any type of fiber wall socket. It all depends on what you want to achieve or the type of connections you want to have in your network.

    In a nutshell, different types of fiber wall socket work with different applications.

    16.How Do You Install a Fiber Wall Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 18 How Do You Install a Fiber Wall Socket

    Installing a fiber wall socket simply means mounting it on the wall. As your reference, here are the steps you can follow if you want to install a fiber wall plate:

    Step#1: Identify a Good Location
    You need to determine a good location on the wall to mount your fiber outlet box. It must be a secure place that is safe from any kind of interference.

    Step#2: Draw or Mark the Wall to Be Cut
    After identifying the right place to mount your wall plate, you need to mark it. Draw or mark it out using a pencil. The dimensions should be those of your fiber outlet box, so that it fits perfectly without leaving out too much space.

    Step#3: Cut Out the Hole
    Using a keyhole saw, cut out the area you had marked. Follow the lines keenly and make sure that the hole is as smooth as possible.

    Step#4: Insert the Fiber Optic Wall Plate
    Insert your fiber wall plate into the hole. If you made the right cut, it should be easy to fit the plate into the hole. If it does not, however, fit, you might need to do a few small adjustments to ensure that the fiber optic socket fits well into the hole.

    Step#5: Screw Up the Plate to Secure It
    You need to secure the plate, so it’s safe and firm in the hole. Simply screw it into the drywall and tighten the screws. You should ensure that it does not move loosely within the hole as it might cause disruptions.

    Those are the simple but effective steps of making sure that your fibre termination box fits into its rightful place on the wall well. You can do the installation yourself or seek the help of a technician for ease of work and safety as well.

    17.What Is the Use of 2 Port Fiber Faceplate with SC Auto Shutter Adapter?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 19 2-Port Fiber Faceplate with SC Auto Shutter Adapter

    Bwinners fiber faceplate is used as an indoor terminal box. It connects optical devices to drop cable through a fiber port in FTTX networks.

    You can also fix this fiber socket wall with SC type of shutter. You, however, need to have hands on experience to be able to do that.

    You should also note that this type of socket supports mechanical connection, splicing and works as a wall-mounted socket.

    18.What Are the Possible Fiber Termination Techniques with a Fiber Wall Socket?

    You can use two possible termination techniques when using a fiber wall socket. These techniques are:

    Direct Termination Technique
    This technique works if you have field installable connectors. It is normally the best option if you get complete kits.

    You won’t have to follow any other lengthy procedure. Just do the termination directly and the process is over.

    You can splice a fiber socket wall to factory-terminated pigtails. As long as they match and are compatible, this termination technique will help you get the job done as quickly as possible.

    The option you use normally depends on the type of fiber wall socket that you have at hand.

    For a great majority of wall sockets, direct termination is the way to go. However, note that both termination techniques work well when you follow their right procedures.

    19.What Are the Different Signal Losses that Can Occur Due to Improper Use of Fiber Optic Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 20 What Are the Different Signal Losses that Can Occur Due to Improper Use of Fiber Optic Socket?

    Signal loss or fiber loss are common with almost all fiber optic products. They often occur due to different reasons.

    The main cause of these losses are poor connection or splicing techniques. With that said, here are the different types of losses to expect with fiber optic socket:

    Intrinsic Fiber Losses
    These are losses that originate from within the fiber wall socket. They result from faulty components. The faults distract the transmission of signal from one component to another.

    Other common causes of intrinsic signal losses are manufacturing defects, structural inconsistencies, and poor quality of material, especially on the internal parts of the socket.

    You can avoid intrinsic fiber or signal losses by simply getting high-quality fiber optic termination boxes. You should also make sure that the termination during installation is correct. With that you won’t worry about this type of signal loss.

    Extrinsic Fiber Losses
    You cannot use Bwinners fiber optic socket panel as the only product in the network. You have to splice it with other vital components that you need to complete a network.

    If you have been splicing for quite a long time, you must have noted that no matter how best you do it, losses must at some point occur. They include insertion and connector losses.

    Since these signal or fiber losses do not originate directly from the fiber wall socket, they are considered external hence, extrinsic.

    As a wrap up, while losses can be inevitable, excess losses mean poor transmission of signal and communication within your network. You should, therefore, try your best to ensure that you minimize or stop them completely.

    20.How Do I Reduce Signal Losses Emanating from Fiber Wall Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 21 How Do I Reduce Signal Losses Emanating from Fiber Wall Socket?

    As already explained, signals losses emanating from fiber wall socket can be from intrinsic or extrinsic factors. You should, however, note that irrespective of the source, any signal loss means a reduction in the performance of your fiber network.

    Here’s how you can reduce signal losses:

    Use the Best Methods to Install
    Bwinners Fiber wall sockets often come with different installation methods. If you want to avoid signal losses, make sure that you follow the best methods. The best methods are those you get from the manufacturer.

    Use High Quality Cables to Complete the Connection
    If you find that there are huge losses emanating from the termination points in the fiber rosette box, cables might be the problem. You should use high-quality cables if you want to avoid such problems.

    Minimize Joints within the fiber optic wall socket
    A high number of Joints can also be the reason behind signal loss. It, therefore, makes sense to try to reduce the number of joints. You can reduce them by using multimode connector types, so you do have to make several connections within or around the fiber optic wall socket.

    Make Use of Qualified Connectors
    Qualified connectors usually have lower insertion loss. So, get connectors that have an insertion loss that is less than 0.3dB. With such connectors, you won’t have problems of signal loss from connections within your fiber optic termination boxes.

    Strictly Follow Splicing & Termination Instructions
    Bwinners fiber wall sockets have their specific instructions when it comes to splicing and termination points around them. If you do not follow them, you will experience different issues including signal loss.

    Let a Qualified Technician Do the Work
    Using a fiber wall socket and completing other connections near it is not a simple do-it-yourself job. It needs to be done by a qualified technician if you want to avoid mistakes including signal losses. You should not let anyone also tamper with it.

    Protect the Fiber Wall Socket
    If you protect your fiber wall socket from corrosion, mechanical damage, and lightning, you are going to stop further problems including signal losses. So, put in place protection measures that will keep your fiber optic termination boxes safe.

    21.What Are the Key Features of a Fiber Wall Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 22 What Are the Key Features of a Fiber Wall Socket?

    A complete kit of fiber wall socket should have the following key features:

  • Multiple entry points for fiber optic cables
  • Fusion or mechanical splicing
  • Compatibility with LC or SC and other adaptors
  • Cable to cable splicing
  • Managed fiber optic control
  • Attractive design, especially for use indoors

  • Please, you ought to note that these features can be slightly different depending on where you purchase your fiber optic faceplate.

    A high-quality fiber wall socket ought to have all the above features. So, check them carefully when making your purchase decision.

    22.Where Can a Fiber Wall Socket Be Used?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 23 Where Can a Fiber Wall Socket Be Used?

    You can use a fiber wall socket in any of the following areas:

  • Local area networks
  • Convergence areas in fiber optic networks
  • Networks established for data communication
  • Fiber optical access networks
  • CATV networks
  • Telecommunication networks

  • The above areas of application are the most common ones. It does not, however, mean that you cannot use your fiber outlet box elsewhere.

    23.What’s Fiber Wall Socket Material?

    There is no general type of material that manufacturers use to make fiber wall socket. You will also find different types of material for different types of fiber wall sockets.

    The most commonly used material is Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) plastic. It is often used together with polycarbonates (PC) since they are strong and touch materials.

    The use of ABS and PC materials in the manufacturing of Bwinners fiber wall socket gives these products important desirable features. These are fire and dustproof features. They are, therefore, durable and can serve you for years if you keep them in good condition.

    You should, however, note that not all manufacturers use these materials. Please, check them well, so you don’t get something that won’t last you long.

    24.What Are the Applications of Fiber Wall Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 24 Where Can a Fiber Wall Socket Be Used?

    You can use a fiber wall socket for the following applications:

  • At home or workplace, especially if you want to achieve a port output and a double-core fiber access
  • As a user end product if you want to transform an optical fiber into a desktop solution
  • Indoor cable applications
  • Wall mounting installation at home or place of work
  • End termination to fix as well as splice in buildings
  • 25.Which Fiber Optic Wall Plate Should I Use?

    Bwinners Fiber optic wall plates provide easy and safe connections between feed and fiber patch cables attached to a device.

    Now, there are different types of these plates since there are different applications that use it. If you want to get one that matches your needs, you need to consider a few things.

    You should use one that has a port that matches the connector type of your device. Also, note that there are different number of ports. So, get one that has the number that is sufficient for your application.

    Size and design are also things that will help you determine which one to use. Finally, use one that has an adapter type that works well for your device.

    26.How to Assemble Fiber Wall Outlet?

    As you have noted in the video, the process of assembling a fiber wall outlet is not complicated. You just need to follow the steps given.

    27.What Are the Physical Characteristics of a Good Fiber Wall Socket?

    The physical characteristics of a good fiber wall socket include the following:

  • Small in size and thick
  • Plastic material
  • Presence of holes for cable connections

  • Other physical characteristics often depend on how the manufacturer makes it. Some might add a few other features to make their products unique.

    28) Can I Get a Modified Fiber Optic Patch Cord for My Network?

    Bwinners is the company that sells the best fiber wall socket.

    It uses modern design and makes the best products that perform well compared to similar ones in the market.

    Whether you need a small or a large capacity fiber wall socket, Bwinners will take care of your needs.

    29.Why Use Bwinners Fiber Wall Socket?

    Fiber Wall Socket
    Figure 25 Why Use Bwinners Fiber Wall Socket?

    Bwinners Fiber wall sockets come in many types. It is, therefore, quite easy for you to find a type that matches you connectors or network system.

    Whether you want a small one with just port or one with several ports for high capacity network connection activities, Bwinners has it. All these options are well designed and easy to install.

    A fiber wall socket from Bwinners will not only last long, but will also give you the best possible performance.

    Great warranty offers for their products is also another reason to use Bwinners. Every product you get including a fiber optic wall box comes with a warranty.

    You also get support and advice in case you need a few tips on how to get the most out of your product. You just need to seek assistance and you will be helped.

    For all these reasons, there is no doubt that getting a fiber wall socket from Bwinners is a wise purchase decision. Give it a try.

    30.What’s the Price of a Fiber Wall Socket?

    The price of a fiber wall socket depends on many factors.

    Small ones that are meant for low capacity use or those with 1 or 2 ports often cost less compared to the high capacity types.

    Quality is also another determinant of price. Generally, high-quality types of fiber wall sockets will be a little bit expensive compared to low-quality types.

    Note also that different manufacturers charge different prices for their products. You will find those that sell cheaper and those whose products are a little bit more expensive than others.

    As an advice, you should go for good quality. Let not low price deceive you.

    Get something that will serve you better and last quite long in your network.

    31.How Do I Choose the Best Fiber Wall Socket from China?

    The best fiber wall socket from China should be the type that best meets you needs. That means it should suite your application, last longer, and is effective in signal transmission.

    If you want to get the best, you need to take your time to assess the specific type that you want. You should look at the dimensions, capacity, material and the recommended applications.

    You should also assess the profile of the specific company or manufacturer that you are considering. More precisely, look at their history, kind or products and customer feedback. That will guide you to choosing the best fiber wall socket.

    Note that the best fiber wall socket comes from the best manufacturer. So, do not assess the product alone without checking where it comes from in China.

    32.How Do I Make a Direct Order from a Fiber Wall Socket Manufacturer in China?

    A direct order means you are getting it directly from the manufacturer.

    Ideally, there is no involvement of an agent or an intermediary when ordering your product. If that’s what you want, you simply need to contact the manufacturer directly.

    A quick search on the internet will give you numerous options to consider. Once you arrive at a single manufacturer, you just need to contact them.

    If, for instance, you opt to order Bwinners fiber wall socket, there is a provision for you on the website on how to make an order.

    You just need to follow the process, and you’ll get your direct order delivered directly to you. The benefits of getting it directly include less cost, fast delivery and even the possibility of getting a discount if you are making a huge order.

    33.What Should I Consider When Choosing a Fiber Wall Socket Manufacturer?

    You need to have a checklist to guide your choice process. You don’t just find a manufacturer easily. Here are things to consider:

    Quality Guarantee
    Does the manufacturer you are assessing guarantee quality? If not, that is not an option. Reliable ones will often assure you that their products are high-quality. Most importantly, they use quality as their selling point.

    Lead Times
    Good timing is great for everyone. Lead time is the amount of time it takes for you to get your fiber wall socket from the manufacturer.

    You should choose a manufacturer that takes the least time to deliver your product. It is an indication of reliability and value for your money as a buyer.

    Best Brand/Model
    You should look at the brand. Is the company you are considering a popular brand? If you get your fiber wall socket from a popular brand, the chances of getting defective product are minimal.

    Other factors worth considering include price and customer feedback. Use a manufacturer that has a good reputation with users of their products.

    34.What If My Fiber Wall Socket Is Not Working?

    A fiber wall socket that is not working is an indicator or several underlying conditions. You need to carry out a few tests to find out exactly what the problem is with your network.

    Some of the likely issues with a fiber wall socket that is not working include:

  • Damaged parts/ports
  • Improper installation
  • A serious fault elsewhere in the network
  • Defective unit

  • To ascertain the exact issue, you might have to carry out a few tests. You can do it yourself if you know of get a technician to find fault.

    35.How Do I Detect Faults Within a Fiber Wall Socket?

    You can detect faults using different tools that help find out the common fiber optic network problems. More precisely, you can use the following ways to detect the various common issues that affect fiber wall sockets and other network components:

  • Use a power meter or optical loss test to detect if the ratings are okay. You’ll also find out if there are any losses.
  • Test if the various adaptors used in your socket are compatible with it. Any incompatibility causes serious functionality issues.
  • Use a visual fault locator to detect any faults within the system.

  • As you might have noted, some of these methods of detecting faults are not easy to do. To avoid causing further damage, seek the help of a fiber optic technician.

    36.What Can Go Wrong with Fiber Wall Socket?

    There are different possible issues that you can encounter when using a fiber wall socket. They range from those likely to occur during installation to those that might occur from use and others as well.

    Irrespective of where you get your fiber wall socket and how you use it, here are some of the things that are likely to go wrong:

    Damage during Preparation
    You have to prepare cables and even the walls socket itself before you do the installation. So, as you try to get it ready for use, you are likely to experience challenges.

    Possible problems can be those associated with stripping fiber before termination. You should, therefore, beware of this and take care, so you don’t cause damage.

    Damage during Installation
    If you are not careful of have the right installation techniques, you are most likely to cause damage. The most common things that often go wrong during this stage include:

  • Kinking or too many bends
  • Tight bends
  • Improper pulling
  • Loose connections

  • If any of these problems happens, then your fiber wall socket together with its components might not work properly. You can, however, avoid all these if you take care and follow the right installation procedures for fiber wall socket.

    Improper Splicing
    You won’t just get a fiber wall socket and install without doing a few splicing works to complete the connection. So, as you do the splicing, some of the things that can go wrong include:
  • Poor cleaving
  • Improper arrangement of fusion splices
  • Fibers damage

  • In the event that any of these mistakes happen, it means that your fiber wall socket won’t function properly.

    Cracks or Poor End Finish
    If the termination and other connections you do when installing a fiber wall socket won’t be good, cracks and poor end-finish problem is likely to occur. You should also know that the cracks will cause high loss and other related problems.

    In general, you should note that these things that are likely to go wrong are in most cases preventable. They will only occur if you are not careful.

    Damage also happens if you do not have the right skills to install and use a fiber wall socket together with all other components you need to complete the connection.

    37.What Are the Troubleshooting and Testing Steps for a Faulty Fiber Wall Socket?

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    Figure 26 What Are the Troubleshooting and Testing Steps for a Faulty Fiber Wall Socket?

    Like any other component of a fiber optic network, a fiber wall socket can suffer damage. You won’t, therefore, be able to use it until you troubleshoot it. But how do you find faults? Here are the steps that you can follow:

    Check the Fibers in the Socket
    Many fiber wall socket issues are those to do with fibers and cables within it. Your first part to check should, therefore, be these places.

    A quick physical inspection is enough to detect the problem and fix fiber wall socket. Check if the cables are broken or loosely connected.

    Check the Splices and Termination
    Several faults are also associated with improper splicing or termination. You next place to check after cables is, therefore, splicing and termination.

    If the problem you have is high loss, then you need to go straight to the splices and termination to troubleshoot.

    Check if Light/Signal Transmission if Okay
    You should test light/signal transmission for all the right reasons. The purpose of a fiber network at home or work is primarily to do the transmission.

    Any fault resulting in poor performance could be an indicator or transmission problems. So, get the right equipment and test if the transmission process is okay.

    Clean to Remove Impurities
    If you do not see any fault or detect after inspecting your fiber wall socket and its components, then impurities might be the problem.

    Dirt and dust do also cause issues. So, clean the connectors and you won’t have any problems with the fiber wall socket and the parts around it.

    Re-Terminate if Connectors Are Damaged
    You might realize after cleaning and inspection that the connectors are damaged severely. If that is the case, re-terminating will solve the problem for you. As you re-terminate, ensure that you follow all the right steps to avoid further issues.

    Replace It If All Other Steps Fail
    If everything else fails even after trying to test almost every component, you might have to replace the socket.

    Get a new one from a reliable manufacturer such as Bwinners and you won’t have any further problems with your fiber wall socket and its components.

    38.What Cleanliness Facts Should I Know About Fiber Wall Socket?

    You should always keep your network installation clean whether it’s at home or work. If you often overlook proper cleaning, the chances are that you will experience many issues. Interestingly, here are fiber wall socket cleanliness facts to note:

    Improper Cleaning is the Leading Cause of Failure
    If you do not keep your fiber wall socket and other vital components of your network clean, they are likely to fail. For your information, the leading cause of failure is improper cleaning. So, get the right cleaning products, learn the right cleaning procedures and keep your network clean.

    You Can’t Judge Fiber Uncleanliness with Naked Eye
    Dirt/dust particles can be too tiny or as small as just one micro-meter. But, however, small those specks of dust can be, they cause trouble/damage. Not only will your fiber wall socket get damaged, but they won’t also be able to transmit signal or light.

    You should also be warned that looking directly into fiber optic network cables is dangerous for your eyes. You won’t see the dust and even worse still is the fact that you are likely to damage your eyesight.

    Create a cleaning schedule instead of waiting to see that your network is truly dirty and needs cleaning.

    Contamination Will At Some Point Occur
    One thing you ought to be sure about is the fact that at some point, your fiber wall socket and other parts of the network will get contaminated. It is this good to always bear this in mind and make sure that regular cleaning is part of your network maintenance practice.

    Contamination Can Cause Permanent Damage
    If you do not fix contamination, a time will come when the damage will be huge. That means cleaning fiber wall socket will not help solve the problem anymore. When the damage is permanent, you can only do replacements if you want to keep using your network.

    Contaminants Attract Contaminants
    You’ve probably heard that dust attracts dust. So, a small amount of dust in your fiber wall socket will attract more to it. As more contaminants accumulate, your socket and other vital parts of the network suffer more damage.

    In a nutshell what these facts mean is that by all means you ought to keep your fiber wall socket clean. Most importantly, you need to keep the entire system as clean as possible. It prevents damage and unnecessary disruptions.

    39.Why Should I Test a Fiber Wall Socket Before Installation?

    Testing your fiber wall socket will help reveal any faults/defects that are likely to cause problems later.

    With that said, here are the reasons you should test your fiber wall socket before installation:

  • To ensure that it meets its specifications
  • To ensure that the socket operates as indicated by the manufacturer
  • To find out if all components of the product are in good working condition
  • To document the current status for future reference in case there will be problems
  • To detect any damages or manufacturing defects of the product

  • Please, note that prior testing is very vital before installation. So, even when everything seems to be okay, take your time to test the products first.

    40.What Are the Maintenance Tips for Fiber Wall Socket?

    Your fiber network can only run optimally, if you keep it safe at all times. However, note that seasons vary and there are those that pose threats to networks.

    Here are some useful maintenance tips you can consider to keep your fiber wall socket in good working condition:

    Periodic Inspections
    Inspections are the best maintenance activities to keep your fiber wall socket and entire network working. You should thus have a routine even when everything seems to be okay. Your inspection can be monthly or as appropriate.

    Dry Out Any Wet Spots
    Wet spots, especially around termination points in fiber wall socket can cause serious problems if you do not dry them out immediately. Water can cause serious damage on various parts including all those within the socket and others.

    Locate and Address Faults Immediately
    Like any other component within your fiber optic network, a fiber wall socket will often experience issues. So, a check to identify faults and fix them would be a great way to maintain them for durability.

    One last thing you need to do to keep your fiber wall socket and entire system working is to always make sure that a pro only fixes it. If there is an issue, do not run to let anyone inspect the system. Hire professional techs only and you will avoid unnecessary messes.

    Careful handling, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance by a qualified tech goes a long way in keeping the system working. Most importantly, you should get quality parts from reputable manufacturers.

    Remember that a damaged fiber wall socket means a faulty network.

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