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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 3.25/1.2 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

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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