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what type of fiber is this

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any idea what type of fiber this is?

thanks guys
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The plug is called 'ST'
That stands for 'straight tip'
This type is old and not used that often now.
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Dang okay. These are plugged into some older fiber boxes and then from the box it goes to ethernet... but I wanted to plug directly into the 2 switches that I have via mini-gbic. is there a converter that goes from ST to mini gbic? Or would it be wise at this point to run new fiber?
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i guess it would be ST to SF (since mini-gbic uses small form
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The sfp plug is the little rectangle with two little square plugs in it.
Normally to convert to ST you use a lead with two STs on one end and a SFP on the other.  About $20 usd from memory
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