Connector Plug Kits come in simplex/duplex versions.

Press Release Summary:

Singlemode LC Connector plug kits are available in simplex and duplex for 900 µm buffered cable and 1.6-2.0, 2.4, and 3.0 mm jacketed cable. Knurled crimp body provides cable retention, and widened thumb latch aids in unplugging. Design utilizes one connector body style for simplex and duplex applications; duplexing is accomplished with field installable clip that allows polarization corrections as well as ability to turn simplex assemblies into duplex assemblies.

Original Press Release:

Tyco Electronics Offers Singlemode LC Plug Kits

Harrisburg, PA, March 24, 2003 - Tyco Electronics announces the release of its new singlemode LC Connector plug kits. These connector kits are available in both simplex and duplex, for 900µm buffered cable and 1.6-2.0 mm, 2.4 mm, and 3.0 mm jacketed cable.

The addition of this singlemode LC product adds to Tyco Electronics' broad spectrum of available fiber optic products, and completes the LC product line offering with multimode and singlemode plugs and adapters.

"Our new singlemode LC product has the same improved design features as our previously released multimode LC - we improved the original design of the LC connector by increasing the body strength to improve the side load characteristics," commented Craig Kegerise, Product Manager, Tyco Electronics' Fiber Optics Business Unit, "we added a knurled crimp body for better cable retention and a widened thumb latch to make it easier to unplug. Tyco Electronics' design utilizes one connector body style for both simplex and duplex applications. Duplexing is accomplished with a field installable clip, which allows polarization corrections, as well as the ability to turn simplex assemblies into duplex assemblies. GR-326 qualification testing is currently in process."

For further information on these and other Tyco Electronics' fiber optic products, visit our website at: or call Tyco Electronics' Technical Support Center at 800-522-6752.

About Tyco Electronics
Tyco Electronics is one of the major business units of Tyco International Ltd. Tyco Electronics is the world's largest passive electronic components manufacturer; a world leader in cutting-edge wireless, active fiber optic and complete power systems technologies; and is also rapidly developing extensive networking and building technology installation services. Tyco Electronics provides advanced technology products from over forty well-known and respected brands, including Agastat, Alcoswitch, AMP, AMP NETCONNECT, Buchanan, CII, CoEv, Critchley, Elcon, Elo TouchSystems, LDI, M/A-COM, Madison Cable, OEG, OneSource Building Technologies, Potter & Brumfield, Raychem, Schrack, Simel and TDI Batteries.

TYCO is a trademark. Other products, logos, and Company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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