Fiber Optic Connectors

Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Connector outperforms industry standards.

March 31, 2016

Eliminating largest cause of connector failure, Ferrolder® fiber optic connector features one design that combines ferrule connector and holder. This product, which qualifies for Single Optical Connector SC-UPC Kit by Verizon, is constructed from titanium without use of epoxy and maintains backward compatibility with traditional ceramic fiber optic connectors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Single Fiber Optic Connector features rugged miniature design.

March 30, 2016

Measuring 13 mm, Model FO1 is available in pre-configured reels or integrated into custom assemblies for applications in instrumentation, sensing, defense, and broadcasting. UPC and APC polishing minimizes insertion and return losses, while push-pull locking system facilitates connection and disconnection, making connector suited for outdoor environments. Tested to withstand temperatures of -40°C, lightweight connector features IP68 mated and IP67 unmated ratings. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Leviton to Display the Future of Data Center and AV Networks at 2016 BICSI Winter Conference

January 28, 2016

Leviton will preview Category 8 copper, next-generation fiber and advanced AV controls that prepare networks for future demand BOTHELL, Wash. - Leviton recently announced that they will show the latest in data center copper and fiber network systems at the 2016 BICSI Winter Conference, from February 1-3, at booth #1119. Attendees can preview the Atlas-X1™ Category 8 Copper Cabling System... Read More

Optics & Photonics

MPO Multi-Way Fiber Optic Connector supports outdoor use.

June 23, 2015

Waterproof and able to endure underwater conditions, IP67/IP68 rated UTS MPO series offers secure mating and ergonomic, 1/3-turn, quick locking with audible click. Optical contact multi-sourcing design, featuring MPO connectors (12–48 optical fibers), offers flexibility and choice for end-users, while UV resistance negates mechanical degradation or corrosion for 5 years of exposure in natural environments. Shell is of thermoplastic UL94-V0 material, and operating range is -40 to +105°C. Read More

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

Leviton to Showcase Latest Innovations at Cisco Live

June 9, 2015

Leviton's latest innovative system solutions for copper and fiber networks, Atlas-X1™ UTP and Opt-X® UHD, will be on display at Leviton booth #2901 BOTHELL, Wash., – Leviton will exhibit its latest innovative system solutions for copper and fiber networks at Cisco Live 2015, in the San Diego Convention Center from June 8-11. These new systems - on display at Leviton booth #2901 -... Read More

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

LEMO and Northwire, Inc. Announcing New SMPTE and ARIB Cable to the Broadcast Market

April 16, 2015

ECUBLENS, Switzerland and OSCEOLA, Wis. — LEMO (, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection solutions, and Northwire, Inc., a LEMO Group Company and manufacturer of wire and cable, will be introducing their new HDTV SMPTE and ARIB cable offerings to the Broadcast Market during NAB, April 13-16, 2015, in Booth... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Hirose Announces Licensing Agreement with Samtec for BF4 Active Optical Connector with Built in E/O and O/E Converter

April 2, 2015

Hirose Electric announces an agreement with Samtec Inc. to license the popular BF4 embedded Active Optical Connector system. SIMI VALLEY, CA – Hirose Electric and Samtec, Inc. are excited to proceed with this second source agreement. “The BF4 connector is an excellent product for factory automation and medical industries. This addition to Samtec’s line of Electro-Optic products... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Feed-Through Connectors eliminate soldering.

March 6, 2015

Available in audio, data, and fiber versions, FT Digital XLR Feed-Through Connectors can be front or rear mounted into standard 24 mm XLR connector mounting hole. Options include both USB 2.0 and 3.0 LC and SC fiber, RJ45 in both Cat6 and Cat5e with and without shielding, and connector gender change. Offered with standard or countersunk mounting holes, connectors have high impact plastic shells. Bezels are available in 7 colors to identify function when fitted to control panel. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

3M's Newest Connectivity Solutions Bring Expanded Options for Building Contractors at BICSI Winter 2015

February 27, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. – BICSI Winter Conference and Exhibition, Booth #529 - 3M continues to simplify tools for telecommunications consultants in the building industry. From modular systems to no-gel, no-splice connectors, the newest solutions on display at BICSI Winter 2015 help contractors connect more subscribers and get to fiber faster. 3M recently expanded its line of no splice, no gel, no... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Connectors withstand extreme outdoor conditions.

December 30, 2014

Designed for industrial and FTTA applications, Q-ODC®-12 Connectors have high fiber density based on proven QN push-pull mating system. Units can connect up to 12 fibers in single mating step. Waterproof, dustproof, and corrosion-resistant, IP68-rated connectors can survive 30 days of submersion in over 3 m of water. They have also been subjected to stringent vibration testing without suffering performance loss. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Amphenol Aerospace Names TTI, Inc. Global Distributor for Fiber Optic MIL-DTL 38999 Series III Connectors

November 3, 2014

SIDNEY, N.Y. – Amphenol Aerospace, a division of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) has named TTI, Inc. as a value-added assembler for their ARINC 801, MT, and CF38999 tight tolerance Fiber Optic MIL-DTL-38999 Series III circular plug and receptacle connectors. Amphenol's ARINC-801 product portfolio is available in standard shell size/insert arrangements for multimode and single-mode... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

UTS LC: Simple, Multi-source Optics for Industrial and FTTX Applications

November 3, 2014

With several million units already installed worldwide, Esterline Connection Technologies - Souriau's range of UTS connectors is a popular choice. Thanks to the UTS LC fibre-optic connector, the range now covers the entire spectrum of power and signal needs in copper and fibre-optic technologies all with standard accessories and the same level of ergonomics. The UTS LC connector offers many... Read More

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

AMETEK SCP Develops Quick Disconnect Technology for NASA Low Density Supersonic Decelerator

October 30, 2014

Innovative Cable Connector Solution Combines Both Optical and Electrical Capabilities WESTERLY, RI — As NASA planned ever more ambitious robotic missions to Mars and beyond, it needed to develop technology to decelerate increasingly larger payloads traveling at supersonic speeds in thin atmospheres to new levels of performance. Current NASA technology dates to the Mars Viking missions of... 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

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

CBTC System Used in Metro Sao Paulo

September 22, 2014

Higher capacity and safety with CBTC system Around 4.5 million passengers use the metro to get around the city of São Paulo every day. State-of-the-art train control and safety systems, such as the communication-based train control (CBTC) system, are used to guarantee a high degree of safety and ensure optimal use of the metro lines. HUBER+SUHNER supplied the entire array of radio frequency... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, 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, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Hybrid Connector has fiber optic channels, electric contacts.

March 6, 2014

Featuring 2 fiber channels and 2 electrical contacts, Fischer FiberOptic Series FOH 2-2 hybrid connector allows transmission of both power and data. Design helps conserve space as well as design and installation time while promoting optical performance in all indoor and outdoor environments. Along with mono-block mate adapter that facilitates access to ferrules to aid field cleaning/maintenance, features include IP68 (mated) and IP67 (unmated) ratings and push-pull mating design.
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Optics & Photonics

Fujitsu Laboratories and Furukawa Electric Develop Low-Cost Multi-Fiber Optical Connector

February 11, 2014

Available at less than half the cost, deployment of optical interconnects made easy for enhanced server performance Tokyo - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. today announced that they have collaborated to develop a new multi-fiber optical connector that enjoins and aligns multiple optical fibers for optical interconnects(1). The conventional method of connecting... Read More

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

VGE1 ELIO and 838 ELIO: Fiber Optic Technology for on Board Railway Applications

January 20, 2014

SOURIAU, which has 40 years of expertise in fiber optics technology, has extended its portfolio with railway fiber optics connectors. Based on its standard railway product ranges VGE1 and 838 series, the fiber optic layouts use ELIO® contact technology, in operation worldwide on aircrafts for more than 10 years. VGE1 ELIO and 838 ELIO allow the use of fiber optics for on-board or track railway... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, 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