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Fiber Optic Connectors and Connector Kits

Fiber Optic Connectors join two optical fibers which allow for a faster connection and disconnection than simply splicing the cable. They easily align the cores of the fibers so that light can pass between them with little to no loss to reflection or misalignment. The are about 100 different types of Fiber Optic Cable Connectors as of this writing and available on the market today.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT FIBER OPTIC CABLE CONNECTORS


What are the different types of Fiber Connectors?
There are a multitude of Fiber Optic Cable Connectors with the following as the top Fiber Connector Types:
- LC Connectors (Created by Lucent Technologies - Typically small-form-factor-fiber)
- SC Connectors (Created by NTT. These SC Connectors are square shaped duplex)
- ST Connectors (Created by AT&T. These ST Connectors have a 2.5mm ferrule and can be used with other SC Connectors)
- FC Connectors (These are built of ceramic ferrule and stainless steel. Typically sturdier than other connectors in bad environments)
- MPO Connectors (This is a simplex fiber connector with a push and pull latch that locks into place)


What is a Fiber Connector?
A Fiber Optic Cable Connector joins two optical fibers to allow for fast connection and disconnection. It saves you time so you do not have to splice the cable.


Which Fiber Connector contains two strands?
MTRJ Fiber Connectors contain two strands in each ferrule.


There are many more types of Fiber Connectors or Fiber Optic Cable Connectors available so it is important to schoose the correctfiber connector for yor project. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Cables.com and we will point you in the right direction.


 

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"These Fiber Optic Cable Connectors help me speed up my project installs. No more wasting time splicing cable. Just connect and done!"
- Daryl H. - CT

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