Fiber Hydra Patch Cords

Uniquely suited within dense fixed environments. Compact alternative for statically configured patch cords and pre-term cassettes eliminates connection points to improve performance and alleviate space constraints.

  • Faster deployment at the switch with MPO to LC fanout construction
  • Easier upgradability from 10G to 40G or 100G with MPO connectivity
  • Better identification of fiber type with Erika Violet for OM4 cable and connectors
  • Better airflow with small transition point construction
  • Better architectural flexibility with high-performance 0.2 dB OM4 MPO connectors
  • Customized stagger and fanout lengths
  • Faster deployment at the switch with MPO to LC fanout construction
  • Easier upgradability from 10G to 40G or 100G with MPO connectivity
  • Better identification of fiber type with Erika Violet for OM4 cable and connectors
  • Better airflow with small transition point construction
  • Better architectural flexibility with high-performance 0.2 dB OM4 MPO connectors
  • Customized stagger and fanout lengths
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Technical Data

Description FX OM3 FX OM4 FX SM FX SM/APC
Cable Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.0/1.2 3.0/1.0 ---
IL Max. 1310 nm/1550 nm (dB/Km) --- --- 0.5/0.5
Fire Rating Plenum
Cable Style MPO: Interconnect Mini-Round 3.0mm
LC Uniboot: Interconnect Mini-Round 2.0mm
LC: Interconnect Simplex Zip 2.0 mm
Jacket Color Aqua Erika Violet Yellow Yellow
Connector Performance - LC
IL Max. (dB) 0.25 0.15 0.35 0.35
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 UPC - 55 APC - 65
Fanout Length 0.5m, In-Line
Connector Color Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green
Connector Performance - MPO
IL Max. (dB) 0.35 0.2 --- 0.5
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 --- APC - 60
Polarity Type-A
Connector Color Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green

View Ordering Matrix for Standard & Tailored FX Hydra Patch Cords

Description OM3 Aqua OM4 Erika Violet OS2 Blue/Yellow
Base12 Duplex
MPO-12(12f) Female to 6 x LC Duplex UHD Uniboot, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LUMF002M FP4LUMF002M FPSLUMF002M
MPO-12(12f) Female to 6 x LC Duplex, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LDMF002M FP4LDMF002M FPSLDMF002M
Base8 Duplex for SR4 (QSFP+/QSFP28) Transceivers
MPO-12(8f) Female to 4 x LC Duplex UHD Uniboot, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LU4F002M FP4LU4F002M FPSLU4F002M
MPO-12(8f) Female to 4 x LC Duplex, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LD4F002M FP4LD4F002M FPSLD4F002M
Description FX OM3 FX OM4 FX SM FX SM/APC
Cable Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.0/1.2 3.0/1.0 ---
IL Max. 1310 nm/1550 nm (dB/Km) --- --- 0.5/0.5
Fire Rating Plenum
Cable Style MPO: Interconnect Mini-Round 3.0mm
LC Uniboot: Interconnect Mini-Round 2.0mm
LC: Interconnect Simplex Zip 2.0 mm
Jacket Color Aqua Erika Violet Yellow Yellow
Connector Performance - LC
IL Max. (dB) 0.25 0.15 0.35 0.35
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 UPC - 55 APC - 65
Fanout Length 0.5m, In-Line
Connector Color Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green
Connector Performance - MPO
IL Max. (dB) 0.35 0.2 --- 0.5
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 --- APC - 60
Polarity Type-A
Connector Color Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green

View Ordering Matrix for Standard & Tailored FX Hydra Patch Cords

Description OM3 Aqua OM4 Erika Violet OS2 Blue/Yellow
Base12 Duplex
MPO-12(12f) Female to 6 x LC Duplex UHD Uniboot, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LUMF002M FP4LUMF002M FPSLUMF002M
MPO-12(12f) Female to 6 x LC Duplex, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LDMF002M FP4LDMF002M FPSLDMF002M
Base8 Duplex for SR4 (QSFP+/QSFP28) Transceivers
MPO-12(8f) Female to 4 x LC Duplex UHD Uniboot, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LU4F002M FP4LU4F002M FPSLU4F002M
MPO-12(8f) Female to 4 x LC Duplex, 0.5 m In-Line Fanout, 2 m in length FP3LD4F002M FP4LD4F002M FPSLD4F002M
Standards
  • TIA/EIA 568-C.3
  • RoHS EU Directive 2002/95/EC
  • RoHS EU Compliance Date 01/01/2006
  • Safety Listing: ACA, Bi-National Standard Listed
Installation Guides

Product Benefits & Features

Benefits

  • Faster deployment at the switch with MPO to LC fanout construction
  • Easier upgradability from 10G to 40G or 100G with MPO connectivity
  • Better identification of fiber type with Erika Violet for OM4 cable and connectors

Features

  • Better airflow with small transition point construction
  • Better architectural flexibility with high-performance 0.2 dB OM4 MPO connectors
  • Customized stagger and fanout lengths

Technical Data

FX Hydra Assemblies - Standard Performance

Description FX OM3 FX OM4 FX SM FX SM/APC
Cable Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.25/1.0 3.0/1.0 ---
IL Max. 1310 nm/1550 nm (dB/Km) --- --- 0.5/0.5
Fire Rating Plenum
Cable Style MPO: Interconnect Mini-Round 3.0mm
LC Uniboot: Interconnect Mini-Round 2.0mm
LC: Interconnect Simplex Zip 2.0 mm
Connector Performance - LC
IL Max. (dB) 0.25 0.15 0.35 0.35
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 UPC - 55 APC - 65
Fanout Length 0.5m, In-Line
Connector Performance - MPO
IL Max. (dB) 0.35 0.2 --- 0.75
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 --- APC - 60
Polarity Type-A

View Ordering Matrix for Standard & Tailored FX Hydra Patch Cords

Related Resources

Standards

  • TIA/EIA 568-C.3
  • RoHS EU Directive 2002/95/EC
  • RoHS EU Compliance Date 01/01/2006
  • Safety Listing: ACA, Bi-National Standard Listed

Installation Guides

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