Fiber Optic AVF-14 and AVF-18 Reels are dirt and debris protected.

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Including external or internal drum storage with protective grommet for easy access to cable, Fiber Optic AVF-14, 18 series reel exhibits non-reflective black matte finish to resist harsh outdoor elements. Offering capacity ranges from 350 feet of SMPTE cable and up to 3500 feet of fiber optic cable, AVF-14 weighs 10 pounds. With capacity ranges from 1000 feet of SMPTE cable and up to 9250 feet of fiber optic cable, AVF-18 weighs less than 25 pounds.

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Hannay Reels Introduces Lightweight Line of Fiber Optic Reels.

Hannay Reels recently introduced a new package of specialized fiber optic reels to address the unique needs of the communications industry.

The reel packages are designed specifically for use with tactical and hybrid fiber optic cable types, including Broadcast SMPTE, TAC and/or opticalCON. A lightweight metal construction includes external and/or internal drum storage with a protective grommet for easy access to cable, while also providing protection from dirt and debris. Featuring a non-reflective black matte finish to resist harsh outdoor elements, the new Series AVF-14 and AVF-18 are well-suited for live events, mobile broadcast units, mining operations, and military communication.

The new package includes:

- Series AVF-14: A lightweight aluminum reel under 10 pounds designed for easy transport and handling. Featuring a modular frame style, the handle and leg can be easily replaced in the event of damage. Reel capacity ranges from 350 feet of SMPTE cable and up to 3,500 feet of fiber optic cable.

- Series AVF-18: A durable aluminum/steel reel weighing less than 25 pounds. Featuring a unique frame style, the reel allows multiple reels to be stacked on top of it for space saving. A strong 4” optional caster enables easy transport with large capacities of camera cable. Reel capacity ranges from 1,000 feet of SMPTE cable and up to 9,250 feet of fiber optic cable.

Hannay Reels is the leading manufacturer of durable hose and cable reels for both OEM and aftermarket applications, offering thousands of standard models along with a wide range of custom design capabilities. Hannay’s superior manufacturing techniques, consistent quality, outstanding service and unmatched value result in the most dependable, best-engineered reels in the business. This formula has solidified Hannay’s reputation for helping companies around the world improve the productivity, efficiency and safety of their operations since 1933. Hannay’s industry-specific expertise comes from decades of experience with a variety of markets, including audio/visual, aviation, firefighting, industrial, processing, and transportation. For additional information, visit us at or email


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Hannay Reels

553 State Route 143

Westerlo, NY  12193-0159

Phone: 518.797.3791 


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