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What tools do you need to prepare fibre optic cable? Cable preparation is the most important practical skill to master in fibre optics. Proper fibre optic cable preparation is essential for achieving good quality splicing and termination.
What is an MSA? Organisations, usually comprising consortia of component vendors, get together to define the key parameters of components or subsystems so that these will all work together. These result in Multi Source Agreements & Implementation Agreements. Examples include the SFP-MSA, CFP-MSA, QSFP-MSA, OSFP-MSA etc.