Fiber Optics Selecting the Right Fiber Optic product Extenders Long haul transmission of high-resolution video, audio, and control signals over fiber optic cable Distribution Amplifiers Distribution and long haul transmissionof AV and RS-232 signals overfiber optic cable Switchers Switching and long haul transmission of AV and RS-232 signals over fiber optic cable Matrix Switchers Matrix switchers for complete, end-to-end digital AV signal transmission and routing over fiber optic cable Audio and Control Products Audio extraction and RS-232 insertion for centralized processing of signals in fiber optic systems Signal Processors Convert fiber optic multi-rate SDI signals to DVI and RGB or component video Bulk Cables Multimode and singlemode fiber optic cables for AV signal distribution over a fiber optic infrastructure Connectors and Accessories Connectors, tool kits, and test equipment for terminating and testing fiber optic cabling Cable Assemblies Factory terminated multimode and singlemode fiber optic cables for distribution of AV signals Optical Loss Budget Calculator A tool to calculate the optical loss budget during system design. The Optical Loss Budget Calculator includes fiber attenuation, insertion loss due to connectors and splices, transmitter output power, and receiver sensitivity. Applications Sample AV system designs incorporating fiber optic technologies to address several needs and challenges beyond the scope of a traditional coax or twisted pair infrastructure, with full-color application diagrams and equipment lists. FAQs, White Papers, & Technology Articles Technology articles relevant to fiber optic transmission, connectors, and cables used in professional AV systems. Fiber Glossary A comprehensive lexicon of words, phrases, and acronyms appropriate to fiber optic technologies and the products designed for use in professional AV systems.