There are many types of simplex connector. The most widely used types are LC connector, SC connectors, FC connectors, and ST connectors. Because of the LC connector uses the ceramic ferrule and which outer diameter only ∮1.25 mm, which is SC connector, FC connector and ST connector half of the outer diameter, so the LC size is only half of the other connectors, because the LC is more smaller, which makes it more density in the 10G/40G fiber cabling system, LC is the first choice for simplex connectors.
This is the most common LC duplex connector; the duplex cable is 3.0mm and 2.0mm. The LC connector color is green and is generally LC/APC type. APC type has better Return Loss than UPC type. For 40G/10G SFP, SFP+ optical module, one connector receives a signal and the other connector transmits a signal. It should be noted that 40G/10G optical module generally uses LC/UPC type.
- Reliable quality.
- Simplex or duplex is customized.
- Support use in attaching directly to 10G QSFP or QSFP+ module.
- Compliance with IEC61754-1 and IEC61754-20 standards.
- Optical fiber test system.
- Building cabling system
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- Fiber optic data transmission and FTTX
|Connector A||LC/UPC duplex||Connector B||LC/UPC duplex|
|Fiber Mode||MM OM2 50/125um||Test Wavelength||850/1300nm|
|Polish Type||UPC to UPC||Minimum Bend Radius||7.5mm OM2 fiber|
|Insertion Loss||≤0.30dB(0.20dB Typ.)||Return Loss||≥30dB|
|Attenuation at 850nm||≤2.3dB/KM||Attenuation at 1300nm||≤0.6dB/KM|
|Cable Jacket||LSZH||Cable Jacket O.D||2.0mm duplex|
|Installation Tensile Load||120N||Long-Term Tensile Load||50N|
|Operating Temperature||-20℃ to +70℃||Storage Temperature||-40℃ to +85℃|
|For duplex patch-cord, the connectors with clip or without clip?|
Before confirm the order, it's necessary to confirm the connector with clip or wothout clip. Generally speaking, duplex cable(2-core fiber) is equipped with duplex LC connector with clip, if it is matched with simplex connector, this needs special note.
|Duplex LC Connector type |
The LC connectors are available in a variety of styles as the picture show:
①This is the most commonly used and the largest number of connectors.
②The LC-HD(High Density), is a totally unique desigh which can increase panel density to its highest possible.
③One 2.0mm cable with two core fiber inside and short BOOT, two connectors can change polarity with each other.
④Uniboot LC connector, the LC is a small form factor (SFF) connector and is ideal for high density applications.
How to choose fiber? What is the difference about Several type multimode fiber?
OM4 and OM3 fiber are Gigabit fiber, various performance indexes is better than OM1 and OM2.
|Fiber Type||Core/Cladding (um)||Light Source||Bandwidth @850nm OFL (MHZ·KM)||Bandwidth @850nm EMB (MHZ·KM)||10Gpbs Ethernet 10G BASE SR/LR||40Gpbs Ethernet 40G||100Gpbs Ethernet 100G BASE SR10/IR4|
|OM3/150||50/125||VSCEL or LED||700||950||150M(SR)||50M(SR4)||50M(SR10)|
|OM3/300||50/125||VSCEL or LED||1500||2000||300M(SR)||100M(SR4)||100M(SR10)|
|OM4||50/125||VSCEL or LED||3500||4700||500M(SR)||150M(SR4)||150M(SR10)|
|OM5||50/125||VSCEL or LED||Operating in the range of 850-950nm, support SWDM system, @850nm OFL 3500MHZ·KM, @850nm EMB 4700MHZ·KM, @953nm OFL 1850MHZ·KM, @953nm EMB 2470MHZ·KM,@1300nm OFL 500MHZ·KM.|
OFL= Over Filled Launch; EMB=Effective Modal Bandwidth
NOTE: The following images are for reference only in their packaging style. If the patchcord cable is long and big, which will be packing with plastic wrap.
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