What is fibre optic pigtail?

(Last Updated On: May 3, 2018)

Fibre optic pigtail is a fibre optic cable terminated with fibre optic connectors at only one side of the cable, while leaving the other side no connectors, so that the connector side can be linked to the equipment and the other side can be melted with optical fibre cables. Fibre optic pigtails are utilized in terminating fibre optic cables via fusion or mechanical splicing.They are usually used with fibre optic management equipment like ODF, fibre terminal box and distribution box, etc.