Loss Budget Calculator  
Cable Plant Input Data For Cable Calculated Loss (dB)  
Cable/Fiber Length (km)    
Fiber Attenuation (dB/km)  
Number of Splices    
Loss/Splice (dB)  
Number of Connections    
Loss/Connection (dB)  
Link Loss Budget (dB)    
Typical Loss Values      
Fiber Attenuation (dB/km)      
 MM,850nm 3    
MM, 1300nm 0.8    
SM 1310nm 0.4    
SM, 1550nm 0.2    
Splice Loss (dB)      
SM 0.15    
MM 0.3    
Connection Loss (dB)      
MM, 1 fiber 0.5    
MM, array (12/24) 0.75    
SM 0.5    
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