NEITHER ! One is not “better” than the other. Which type of fiber you use in your star ceiling is a matter of several factors:
- What is your desired star density?
- What is your ceiling material: Suspended panels or finished sheetrock?
- What is your budget?
- Is fiber management an issue?
- How much filament protection is required?
Having worked with both Fiber Optic Cable and Single Strand Fiber Optic Filament, we’ve learned that each has advantages and disadvantages. Here are a few of these from the perspective of a Star Ceiling:
Pros & Cons < Printable PDF of the image below which compares the advantages & disadvantages of working with fiber optic cable vs single strand fiber optic filament.