Fiber Patch Cords

Uncomplicated, robust, versatile and conveniently available. Superior quality and performance FX patch cords deliver a robust design to withstand the rigors of daily use in both off-the-shelf, standard configurations and rapid, custom-tailored installations

  • Faster delivery with off-the shelf availability of standard items
  • Easier installation in dense cable trays with small diameter cord options
  • Better quality through exhaustive design validation against TIA standards
  • Architectual flexibility with low-loss OM4 0.2dB MPO and 0.15 LC connectors
  • Multiple connector options including LC, SC, ST, and MPO
  • Easy-to-use duplex clips for easier polarity management
  • Faster delivery with off-the shelf availability of standard items
  • Easier installation in dense cable trays with small diameter cord options
  • Better quality through exhaustive design validation against TIA standards
  • Architectual flexibility with low-loss OM4 0.2dB MPO and 0.15 LC connectors
  • Multiple connector options including LC, SC, ST, and MPO
  • Easy-to-use duplex clips for easier polarity management
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Technical Data

Description FX OM1 FX OM3 FX OM4 FX SM FX SM/APC
Cable Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.5/1.2 3.0/1.2 3.0/1.0 ---
IL Max. 1310 nm/1550 nm (dB/Km) --- --- --- 0.5/0.5
Fire Rating LC/SC/ST: Riser
Cable Style LC: Interconnect Simplex Zip 2 mm
LC Uniboot: Interconnect Mini-Round 2 mm
SC/ST/Hybrid: Interconnect Duplex Zip 3 mm
Jacket Color Orange Aqua Erika Violet Yellow Yellow
Connector Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. (dB) 0.25 0.25 0.15 0.35 0.35
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 UPC - 55 APC - 65
Polarity A-TO-B / B-TO-A
Connector Color Beige Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green
Cable Performance - MPO
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.5/1.2 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-12: Interconnect Mini-Round 2 mm
Jacket Color Orange Aqua Erika Violet Yellow Yellow
Connector Performance - MPO
IL Max. (dB) 0.5 0.35 0.2 --- 0.5
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 --- APC - 60
Polarity Type-B
Connector Color Beige Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green

View Ordering Matrix for Standard & Tailored FX Patch Cords

Length OM1 Beige/Orange OM3 Aqua OM4 Erika Violet OS2 Blue/Yellow OS2/APC Green/Yellow
MPO-12(8f) Female to MPO-12(8f) Female - Base8
2 --- FP34F4F002M FP44F4F002M --- FPS4F4F002M
3 --- FP34F4F003M FP44F4F003M --- FPS4F4F003M
5 --- FP34F4F005M FP44F4F005M --- FPS4F4F005M
MPO-12(12f) Female to MPO-12(12f) Female - Base12
2 --- FP3MFMF002M FP4MFMF002M --- FPSMFMF002M
3 --- FP3MFMF003M FP4MFMF003M --- FPSMFMF003M
5 --- FP3MFMF005M FP4MFMF005M --- FPSMFMF005M
MPO-24 Female to MPO-24 Female
2 --- FP3NFNF002M FP4NFNF002M --- FPSNFNF002M
3 --- FP3NFNF003M FP4NFNF003M --- FPSNFNF003M
5 --- FP3NFNF005M FP4NFNF005M --- FPSNFNF005M
CLC Duplex UHD Uniboot to LC Duplex UHD Uniboot
2 --- FP3LULU002M FP4LULU002M FPSLULU002M ---
3 --- FP3LULU003M FP4LULU003M FPSLULU003M ---
5 --- FP3LULU005M FP4LULU005M FPSLULU005M ---
LC Duplex to LC Duplex
2 FP1LDLD002M FP3LDLD002M FP4LDLD002M FPSLDLD002M FPSLALA002M
3 FP1LDLD003M FP3LDLD003M  FP4LDLD003M FPSLDLD003M FPSLALA003M
5 FP1LDLD005M FP3LDLD005M  FP4LDLD005M FPSLDLD005M FPSLALA005M
SC Duplex to SC Duplex
2 FP1SDSD002M FP3SDSD002M FP4SDSD002M FPSSDSD002M FPSSASA002M
3 FP1SDSD003M FP3SDSD003M FP4SDSD003M FPSSDSD003M FPSSASA003M
5 FP1SDSD005M FP3SDSD005M FP4SDSD005M FPSSDSD005M FPSSASA005M
ST to ST (Duplex Cord)
2 FP1STST002M FP3STST002M FP4STST002M FPSSTST002M ---
3 FP1STST003M FP3STST003M  FP4STST003M FPSSTST003M ---
5 FP1STST005M FP3STST005M FP4STST005M FPSSTST005M ---
Hybrid: LC Duplex to SC Duplex
2 FP1LDSD002M FP3LDSD002M FP4LDSD002M FPSLDSD002M FPSLASA002M
3 FP1LDSD003M FP3LDSD003M FP4LDSD003M FPSLDSD003M FPSLASA003M
5 FP1LDSD005M FP3LDSD005M FP4LDSD005M FPSLDSD005M FPSLASA005M
Hybrid: SC Duplex to ST
2 FP1LDST002M FP3LDST002M --- FPSLDST002M ---
3 FP1LDST003M FP3LDST003M --- FPSLDST003M ---
5 FP1LDST005M FP3LDST005M --- FPSLDST005M ---
CLC Duplex UHD Uniboot to LC Duplex UHD Uniboot
2 --- --- --- FPSLILI002M FPSLFLF002M
3 --- --- --- FPSLILI003M FPSLFLF003M
5 --- --- --- FPSLILI005M FPSLFLF005M
Description FX OM1 FX OM3 FX OM4 FX SM FX SM/APC
Cable Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.5/1.2 3.0/1.2 3.0/1.0 ---
IL Max. 1310 nm/1550 nm (dB/Km) --- --- --- 0.5/0.5
Fire Rating LC/SC/ST: Riser
Cable Style LC: Interconnect Simplex Zip 2 mm
LC Uniboot: Interconnect Mini-Round 2 mm
SC/ST/Hybrid: Interconnect Duplex Zip 3 mm
Jacket Color Orange Aqua Erika Violet Yellow Yellow
Connector Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. (dB) 0.25 0.25 0.15 0.35 0.35
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 UPC - 55 APC - 65
Polarity A-TO-B / B-TO-A
Connector Color Beige Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green
Cable Performance - MPO
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.5/1.2 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-12: Interconnect Mini-Round 2 mm
Jacket Color Orange Aqua Erika Violet Yellow Yellow
Connector Performance - MPO
IL Max. (dB) 0.5 0.35 0.2 --- 0.5
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 --- APC - 60
Polarity Type-B
Connector Color Beige Aqua Erika Violet Blue Green

View Ordering Matrix for Standard & Tailored FX Patch Cords

Length OM1 Beige/Orange OM3 Aqua OM4 Erika Violet OS2 Blue/Yellow OS2/APC Green/Yellow
MPO-12(8f) Female to MPO-12(8f) Female - Base8
2 --- FP34F4F002M FP44F4F002M --- FPS4F4F002M
3 --- FP34F4F003M FP44F4F003M --- FPS4F4F003M
5 --- FP34F4F005M FP44F4F005M --- FPS4F4F005M
MPO-12(12f) Female to MPO-12(12f) Female - Base12
2 --- FP3MFMF002M FP4MFMF002M --- FPSMFMF002M
3 --- FP3MFMF003M FP4MFMF003M --- FPSMFMF003M
5 --- FP3MFMF005M FP4MFMF005M --- FPSMFMF005M
MPO-24 Female to MPO-24 Female
2 --- FP3NFNF002M FP4NFNF002M --- FPSNFNF002M
3 --- FP3NFNF003M FP4NFNF003M --- FPSNFNF003M
5 --- FP3NFNF005M FP4NFNF005M --- FPSNFNF005M
CLC Duplex UHD Uniboot to LC Duplex UHD Uniboot
2 --- FP3LULU002M FP4LULU002M FPSLULU002M ---
3 --- FP3LULU003M FP4LULU003M FPSLULU003M ---
5 --- FP3LULU005M FP4LULU005M FPSLULU005M ---
LC Duplex to LC Duplex
2 FP1LDLD002M FP3LDLD002M FP4LDLD002M FPSLDLD002M FPSLALA002M
3 FP1LDLD003M FP3LDLD003M  FP4LDLD003M FPSLDLD003M FPSLALA003M
5 FP1LDLD005M FP3LDLD005M  FP4LDLD005M FPSLDLD005M FPSLALA005M
SC Duplex to SC Duplex
2 FP1SDSD002M FP3SDSD002M FP4SDSD002M FPSSDSD002M FPSSASA002M
3 FP1SDSD003M FP3SDSD003M FP4SDSD003M FPSSDSD003M FPSSASA003M
5 FP1SDSD005M FP3SDSD005M FP4SDSD005M FPSSDSD005M FPSSASA005M
ST to ST (Duplex Cord)
2 FP1STST002M FP3STST002M FP4STST002M FPSSTST002M ---
3 FP1STST003M FP3STST003M  FP4STST003M FPSSTST003M ---
5 FP1STST005M FP3STST005M FP4STST005M FPSSTST005M ---
Hybrid: LC Duplex to SC Duplex
2 FP1LDSD002M FP3LDSD002M FP4LDSD002M FPSLDSD002M FPSLASA002M
3 FP1LDSD003M FP3LDSD003M FP4LDSD003M FPSLDSD003M FPSLASA003M
5 FP1LDSD005M FP3LDSD005M FP4LDSD005M FPSLDSD005M FPSLASA005M
Hybrid: SC Duplex to ST
2 FP1LDST002M FP3LDST002M --- FPSLDST002M ---
3 FP1LDST003M FP3LDST003M --- FPSLDST003M ---
5 FP1LDST005M FP3LDST005M --- FPSLDST005M ---
CLC Duplex UHD Uniboot to LC Duplex UHD Uniboot
2 --- --- --- FPSLILI002M FPSLFLF002M
3 --- --- --- FPSLILI003M FPSLFLF003M
5 --- --- --- FPSLILI005M FPSLFLF005M
Standards
  • TIA 568.C.3
  • RoHS EU Directive 2002/95/EC
  • RoHS EU Compliance Date 01/01/2006
  • Safety Listing: ACA, Bi-National Standard Liste
Installation Guides

Product Benefits & Features

Benefits

  • Faser delivery with off-the shelf availability of standard items
  • Easier installation in dense cable trays with small diameter cord options
  • Better quality through exhaustive design validation against TIA standards

Features

  • Architectual flexibility with low-loss OM4 0.2dB MPO and 0.15 LC connectors
  • Multiple connector options including LC, SC, ST, and MPO
  • Easy-to-use duplex clips for easier polarity management

Technical Data

FX Patch Cords - Standard Performance

Description FX OM1 FX OM3 FX OM4 FX SM FX SM/APC
Cable Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.5/1.2 3.25/1.2 3.0/1.2 ---
IL Max. 1310 nm/1550 nm (dB/Km) --- --- --- 0.5/0.5
Fire Rating LC/SC/ST: Riser
Cable Style LC: Interconnect Simplex Zip 2.0 mm
LC Uniboot: Interconnect Mini-Round 2.0mm
SC/ST/Hybrid: Interconnect Duplex Zip 3.0mm
Connector Performance - LC/SC/ST
IL Max. (dB) 0.25 0.25 0.15 0.35 0.35
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 UPC - 55 APC - 65
Polarity A-TO-B / B-TO-A
Cable Performance - MPO
IL Max. 850 nm/1300 nm (dB/Km) 3.5/1.2 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-12: Interconnect Mini-Round 2.0mm
Connector Performance - MPO
IL Max. (dB) 0.5 0.35 0.2 --- 0.75
Polish - RL Typ. (dB) PC - 30 --- APC - 60
Polarity Type-B

View Ordering Matrix for Standard & Tailored FX Patch Cords

Related Resources

Standards

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

Installation Guides

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