OM3 is known for its aqua colored jacket with a 50 Micron Core
OM1 Fiber optic is the most commonly used,
known for its orange jacket with a 62.5 core.
OM1 Bandwidth 1 Gbps 200MHz*km 275M(902 ft) 10Gbps at 33m (108 ft)
OM1 & OM2 use a LED for its optical source
OM2 Bandwidth 1 Gbps 500MHz*km 550M (1804 ft)
10 Gbps 82m (269 ft)
OM3 is Laser optimized allowing it to transfer 10 Gbps 2000MHz at 300m (984 ft) and 40Gbps at 100m (328 ft)
OM4 is also Laser optimized allowing it to transfer
10 Gbps 4700 MHz at 550m (1804 ft) and 40Gbps at 125m (410 ft)
OM3 & OM4 use a VCSEL (Vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) for its optical source
OM4+ is known for its Violet jacket with a 50 micron core.
OM4+ Bandwidth 40Gbps 400m (1312 ft)
100 Gbps 100M(328 ft)
OM5+ Bandwidth 40Gbps 500m (1640 ft)
100 Gbps 150M (492 ft)
OM5 is known for its Green jacket with a 50 micron core.