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Fiber Optic Connectors Types
Feb 24, 2018

Telecommunication Networks Fiber Optic Connectors


Optical fiber connector connects two optical fibers permanently or separably, it has the protective part i the connection part. The fiber connector is the end device of the fiber.


The optical fiber interface is the physical interface used to connect the fiber cable.Usually there are several types: SC, ST, FC, etc. FC is the abbreviation of Ferrule Connector. Its external strengthening method is metal sleeve, and its fastening way is the screw. The ST interface is usually used for 10base-F, and the SC interface is usually used for 100base-FX.


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Introduction of Various Optical Fiber Interface Types:

FC circular thread (most used on the distribution frame);

ST clamping circular type;

SC clamping squared type (most used on router switches);

PC micro-sphere grinding and polishing;

APC is an 8 degree Angle with micro-sphere grinding and polishing;

MT-RJ square, a double fiber transceiver;

Optical fiber module: generally supports hot plug;

GBIC Giga Bitrate Interface Converter, the optical fiber Interface used is mostly SC or ST type.

SFP small encapsulated GBIC, used fiber interface is LC type.


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