The Basic Introduction Of The Difference Between Optical Modem And Router

February 28 12:48 2023

In modern life, work and study, we all need to use wired or wireless networks, and optical cats and routers are one of the necessary equipment for our home/office network. However, many people do not know much about these two devices, which is easy to confuse them. So, what is the difference between optical cat and router? What should I pay attention to when installing and using optical cat and router? Let’s take you to understand.

What is the difference between router and optical cat

Different definitions: optical cat is a kind of modem. It is a kind of optical fiber transmission equipment product developed for FTTH optical fiber. The router is a device that can distribute the network to multiple computers or wireless devices through the network cable.

Interface difference: in addition to the standard network interface, the optical cat has an additional PON interface for optical signal input than the router, which is called optical port for short.

What should I pay attention to when installing and using optical cat and router

1. When installing optical cat and router, because the room pattern of each house is different, multi-point method should be used to test the signal strength during installation. At the same time, when placing optical cats and routers, it is better to place them in the place with the best signal coverage effect.

2. If the optical cat is installed in the home box, it is recommended to install another router to increase the network coverage or add a router in each room.

3. Both optical cats and routers are active devices, so they will emit a certain amount of heat during use. Therefore, it is best to install them in a dark and ventilated place, and try not to stack them.


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