Optical Cables

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

All-Dry Fiber Microcable improves safety and productivity.

February 17, 2015

While improving safety and productivity, MiDia® Dry FX microcable helps reduce fiber cable installation expense. Fibers emerge from buffer tubes ready for fusion splicing or optical testing, eliminating need for cleaning products. Available in 3 constructions containing up to 144 fibers, product comes with bend-insensitive AllWave® + fiber. Entirely dry cable technology replaces gel-based filling and flooding compounds traditionally used to prevent spread of water in outside plant cables. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Connector and Termination Kit hasten fiber optic repair/install.

October 14, 2014

Attaching to cable via mechanical means, LC Crimp and Cleave Connector utilizes optical and mechanical properties of HCS® (Hard Clad Silica) and Graded Index HCS® optical fibers. GiHCS® optical fiber in Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) cable construction with Crimp and Cleave LC connectors accelerates fiber optic cable installation/repair by technicians without any power, epoxy, gel, or polishing for termination. Products support Fast (100 Mbps) and Gigabit (1,000 Mbps) Ethernet data rates. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Cables suit high-density data center applications.

October 8, 2014

Equipped with Push-Pull tab connectors, N820-T Premium Series LC/LC 10 GbE Fiber Cables can be installed or removed with one hand; no tools are needed. Features such as slim uniboot design, short connectors, and ceramic ferrule make cables suitable for LANs, SANs, high-speed parallel interconnects for head-ends, telecommunications rooms, and data centers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

ADSS Cable features 100% gel-free construction.

July 1, 2014

With span length capability up to 1,500 ft and fiber counts from 2–288 fibers, double jacket PowerGuide® DT All-Dielectric Self-Supporting Cable accelerates deployment by minimizing cable preparation time. Flexible buffer tubes facilitate routing and management within closures, but are rugged enough to pass IEEE 1222 sheave test for installation durability. Applications include power distribution networks, FTTH deployments, self-supporting aerial use, and direct use in ducts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

MPO Fiber Products comprise cables, coupling, and cleaner.

June 24, 2014

With push-pull design for facilitated mating/removal, dense multi-fiber round cables use 4 channels of MPO connector to receive and 4 to transmit. Each channel is 10gig rated using OM3 cable. MPO fiber optic coupler enables connection of one male MPO cable to one female MPO cable. By joining 2 cables and cross wiring them, coupler lets users change cable from straight to crossed or vice versa. Also available, SENKO dry cloth cleaner removes oil and dust contaminants from MPO fiber connectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Trunk Cables/Assemblies serve wireless applications.

May 16, 2014

Factory terminated fiber optic trunk cables utilize Corning FREEDM™ One fiber trunk cable. Available with 6 strand single mode or multi-mode, 12, 24, or 36 strand single mode configurations, trunk cables are flame retardant and UV resistant and can be used for indoor, outdoor, or direct burial applications. Fiber optic trunk cables are terminated with Corning LC or SC connectors with 2 m fanouts in standard or custom lengths. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Optical Cable supports Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 devices.

January 21, 2014

OWC Thunderbolt™ Cable, in lengths of 10, 20, and 30 m, allow noisy storage appliances to be moved into equipment closet to promote quiet and productive work environment. In addition to supporting 10 Gbps Thunderbolt and 20 Gbps Thunderbolt 2 devices, cables support 4K video transfers and 4K display capabilities via DisplayPort 1.2. Cables allow for daisy-chaining of up to 6 Thunderbolt devices and can be used for Target Disk Mode between 2 Macs that support Thunderbolt. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Ruggedized Fiber Jumpers ensure reliable wireless performance.

December 3, 2013

Featuring IP66/67 ratings, LC-LC Duplex Fiber Jumpers are manufactured with Corning FREEDM® One cable and terminated with harsh environment connectors with strain reliefs that exceed 56 lb of pull. Operating from -40 to +70°C, assemblies are suited for wireless systems with remote radio head designs that are installed outside and require ruggedized fiber-to-the-antenna cabling. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

HDMI Cable Assemblies feature 45° angle connectors.

December 2, 2013

With connectors molded at 45° angles, HDMI Cable Assemblies allow for angled connectivity in tight spaces without damaging cable or port. Units include PVC and Low Smoke Zero Halogen versions with either right or left exit. Cables are suited for audio/video applications including home theater, digital signage, desktop displays, and projectors. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Industrial Cabling features crimp and cleave connectors.

November 27, 2013

Featuring Low Smoke Zero Halogen cable construction, Graded Index HCS® Optical Fiber Cabling with SC Crimp and Cleave connectors operates from -20 to +105°C while offering resistance to abrasion, vibration, and industrial chemicals. Cable systems support fast (100 Mbps) and Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbps) data rates and are compatible with most common GBIC transceivers. Suited for indoor and outdoor use, cabling requires no power, epoxy, gel, or polishing for termination process. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Patch Cables pass longwave GbE applications over MM fiber.

October 30, 2013

Mode Conditioning Patch Cords allow longwave (1,310 nm) Gigabit Ethernet applications to function over MM (multi-mode) fiber. Products enable transceiver to launch directly into SM (single-mode) fiber, which is offset spliced in MM fiber of choice. This allows for optimized signal launch into MM fiber. Modified hybrid-glass patch cord allows for extended range of transmission and prevents Differential Mode Delay (DMD) issues from occurring. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Optical Fiber Cables deliver tactical durability.

August 6, 2013

At 0.8 mm dia, Micro-Links (µlinx™) cables deliver tactical durability for use in manned/unmanned vehicles. Aircraft-specific µlinx Avionics cables weigh 0.7 g/m and feature braided aramid yarn and -65 to 150°C performance range. ETFE cable jacket resists abrasion and chemicals. With Hytrel® jacket over underlying aramid yarn, µlinx Tether cables suit ground vehicles. Both designs are available with bend-resistant single-mode, 50 µm multimode, or 62.5 µm multimode graded index optical fiber. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Active Optical Cables support distances up to 100 m.

March 27, 2013

Available with QSFP+ and CXP form factors, AOC Connects Cables feature maximum aggregate bandwidth of 120 Gbps. Providing benefits over copper cables designed for InfiniBand QSFP SDR/DDR/QDR/FDR/EDR and 40/100 Gbps Ethernet applications, units support distances up to 100 m while minimizing weight, density, and power consumption over traditional copper alternatives. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Bend-Optimized Fibers enable smaller cables, higher fiber count.

February 27, 2013

Without compromising fiber strength or long-term reliability, AllWave® FLEX and FLEX+ Bend-Optimized Single-Mode Fiber with 200 micron coating enable MiDia® 2FX microcables to minimize cabled diameters for use in congested duct networks. AllWave FLEX maintains low bending loss across full usable spectrum of wavelengths, from 1,260–1,625 nm, and can be coiled into 20 mm dia loop with less than 0.5 dB incurred loss at 1,625 nm and less than 0.2 dB incurred loss at 1,550 nm. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Cables are suited for commercial aircraft systems.

February 11, 2013

FlightLink™ 50 µm OM3 can support 100 Gbit Ethernet up to 100 m. For applications that require single mode performance, FlightLink Bend Optimized Single Mode offers enhanced bend performance combined with standard-sized mode field. Incorporating OFS fibers, buffer, braided strength members, and outer jacket, all avionics cables are qualified to 200°C and designed with identical tight buffer construction that eliminates kinking. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Loose Tube Fiber Cable has dense, compact fiber arrangement.

January 15, 2013

With buffer tube bend radius of 20 mm and fiber bend radius of 7.5 mm, bend-tolerant LT2.0 BBXS outside plant loose tube cable enables more cables to be placed in duct. Design enables use of smaller reels and promotes handling efficiency in field. Up to 456 fibers fit in 1 in. duct, and ITU G.652.D- and G.657.A2-compliant cable is backwards compatible with existing single-mode fibers. Product is also compliant with North American cable standards GR 20 and RUS / RDUP PE 90. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Fasteners & Hardware

Fiber Optic Patch Cord helps minimize data center cabling.

December 5, 2012

Featuring 2 mm diameter, Skinny-Trunk® Fiber Optic Patch Cord ensures that critical airflow paths in data center are not blocked and allows for substantial data center infrastructure cabling reduction without altering existing technology. Connector body is also shortened, further optimizing flexibility and manageability. In addition, cord features maximum insertion loss of 0.15 dB per LC. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Indoor MDU Cabling Solution reduces installation requirements.

September 28, 2012

HomeRun™ accelerates and facilitates lower loss fiber deployment in multiple dwelling unit (MDU) buildings. Using drop cabling bundled in factory with low friction sheath, 6 or 12 compact drop cables can be pulled up riser and down hallway in one step. Mini-cord breakout cable (7 or 10 mm dia), which contains 6 or 12 EZ-Bend® fibers in 1.6 mm cords in one low-friction sheath, has one end terminated with SC or LC connectors plugged into FOX Solution® 144 FDH, 64 min-FDH, or Slimbox™ terminal. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Laser Connectors offer power handling capabilities to 750 W.

August 31, 2012

Constructed from all-silica optical fibers with core sizes from 100-1,500 µm, FD-80 high power keyed connector assemblies are designed for power requirements of industrial laser systems used for cutting, drilling, marking, and welding. Epoxy-free cantilevered nose design isolates fibers from connector, allowing safe dissipation of thermal energy without burning surrounding material. Laser polished fiber face promotes power transmission while reducing risk of damage to end face. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

CWDM Modules transmit multiple wavelengths down single fiber.

June 14, 2012

Ultra Dense CWDM modules are used to transmit multiple wavelengths down a single fiber eliminating need for multiple long haul trunk cables. Module houses dual, bidirectional 1 x 8 CWDMs built on LC connector foundation. This is accomplished in 2RU frame that can hold up to 19 modules which provides density of 38 1 x 8 CWDMs in 2RU of rack space. By incorporating LC connector, port count is increased to 342 in ½ the size. Read More