Types of Compensation
The tester offers three types of compensation:
- Launch Only: Lets you compensate for a launch fiber.
- Launch + Receive: Lets you compensate for a launch fiber and a receive fiber.
Launch + Fiber + Receive: Lets you compensate for a launch and receive fiber if you have forgotten to do so before the receive fiber was taken to the other end of the cabling.
Launch + Receive compensation usually provides the most accurate measurements. Avoid using Launch + Fiber + Receive compensation on fibers longer than 8 km, as doing so may degrade measurement accuracy.