Fiber Optic Connectors withstand extreme outdoor conditions.

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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.



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New Harsh Environment Fiber Optic Connectors from HUBER+SUHNER Deliver Best in Class Performance, Packing Density and Environmental Protection




The new Q-ODC®-12 remote radio interface family from HUBER+SUHNER sets a new benchmark for outdoor environments



Global connectivity solutions company HUBER+SUHNER has set a new benchmark for outdoor fiber optic connectivity with the launch of its new Q-ODC®-12 interface for industrial and FTTA applications. Designed to be the smallest and most robust products in their class, the new connectors also have the highest fiber density - based on the proven QN push-pull mating system. Q-ODC®-12 connectors are similar in size to the two-fiber Q-ODC® but can connect up to 12 fibers in a single mating step.



The Q-ODC®-12 connectors have achieved outstanding results in a series of rigorous industry tests to ensure their durability and performance under extreme outdoor conditions, proving them to be extremely water-proof, dust-proof and corrosion-resistant. In particular the connectors survived 30 days’ submersion in over three meters of water and passed extended IP68 waterproof testing. They have been subjected to stringent vibration testing without suffering any performance loss.



The HUBER+SUHNER Q-ODC®-12 fiber optic connectors also achieved excellent performance in the IP6X dust ingress testing and in extended IPX8 tests for water immersion. Discover all features and benefits of this connector for extreme environments on http://extreme.hubersuhner.com.



The successful results achieved in the external industry tests and the rigorous internal tests demonstrate beyond doubt that these connectors can be deployed in a wide variety of outdoor environments applications including FTTA (Fiber to the Antenna), railway, ship building, defense, wind and power energy, industrial automation, offshore and mining. HUBER+SUHNER is a major supplier to all of these industries and the new connector range will significantly enhance the company’s portfolio and presence in these markets.



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Carsten Dieckmann

Product Manager

HUBER+SUHNER AG

carsten.dieckmann@hubersuhner.com



HUBER+SUHNER Group

HUBER+SUHNER is a global company with headquarters in Switzerland that develops and manufactures components and system solutions for electrical and optical connectivity. With cables, connectors and systems – developed from the three core technologies of radio frequency, fiber optics and low frequency – the company serves customers in the communication, transportation and industrial sectors. The products deliver high performance, quality, reliability and long life – even under harsh environment conditions. Our global production network, combined with group companies and agencies in over 60 countries, puts HUBER+SUHNER close to its customers. Further information on the company can be found at hubersuhner.com.



HUBER+SUHNER AG

Fiber optic Division

9100 Herisau

Othmar Fuchs

Phone +41 71 353 42 91

othmar.fuchs@hubersuhner.com

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