Fiber Optic Connectors

Fiber Optic Connectors

10/24/2018

Learn about various fiber optic connector styles.

ST Connector

Slotted bayonet type connector with long ferrule. Common connector for mulitmode fibers.

SC Connectors

Push/pull connector that can also be used with duplex fiber constuction.

LC Connectors

Much like the SC connector but with a ferrule that is half the size.

MU Connectors

Much like the SC connector but with a ferrule about half the size.

FC Connectors

Screw on type connector. Popular with single mode fibers.

SMA Connectors

SMA connectors use a threaded connection to keep the plug intact in the socket. It was developed and manufactured by Amphenol Fiber Optic Products.

Armadillo LC Connectors

A ruggedized duplex fiber optic cable assembly featuring rigid plastic connector shell and integrated strain relief boot. The Armadillo LC features a long molded thumb release with anti-slip grip for easy connector insertion and removal.

Armadillo SC Connectors

A ruggedized duplex fiber optic connector featuring rigid plastic connector shell and integrated strain relief boot.

Multi-Fiber Connector

Multi-fiber connector housing up to 24 fibers in a single ferrule

MT-RJ Connectors

A fiber-optic cable connector that is very popular for small form factor devices due to its small size. Housing two fibers and mating together with locating pins on the plug, the MT-RJ comes from the MT connector, which can contain up to 12 fibers.

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