Quick Reference Guide
Terminating Fiber Optic Cable
Choose the connector with the features that are important to your customers.
COST PER
CONNECTOR
PRODUCT
LABOR TIME
INSERTION LOSS
RETURN LOSS
EQUIPMENT
REQUIRED
CONNECTOR
TECHNOLOGY
GOOD
FIELD
MASTER
TOOL KIT
EPOXY
POLISH
BETTER
PRECISION
CLEAVER
MECHANICAL
BEST
FUSION
SPLICER
FUSION
SPLICE
BEST
FUSION
SPLICER
FUSION
SPLICE
PIGTAIL
FIELD MASTER
FASTCONNECT
FUSECONNECT
POLI-MOD
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Connector Styles
LC
SC
ST
Connector Color Codes
OM1
OM2
OM3 and OM4
BEIGE
BLACK
AQUA
SM
SM APC
BLUE
GREEN
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MPO
Quick Reference Guide
FASTConnect® Field-Installable Connectors
Features
Applications
• Pre-stubbed, factory polished ferrule
• No epoxy required
• Precision mechanical alignment ensures
low loss
• Insertion Loss
-SM UPC: 0.2 dB (avg.), 0.5 dB (max.)
-SM APC: 0.3 dB (avg.), 0.6 dB (max.)
-MM PC: 0.1 dB (avg.), 0.5 dB (max.)
• Fiber can be reseated
• Premise environments
• Connections at the desk for
LAN environments
• Patch panels
• Direct equipment termination
AFL NO.
CABLE
TYPE
FIBER
TYPE
HOUSING
COLOR
DESCRIPTION
LC/PC
900 µm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FAST-LC, OM3/OM4
LC/PC
900 µm
62.5 µm
Beige
FAST-LC, OM1 62.5 µm
LC/UPC
900 µm
SM
Blue
FAST-LC, Single-mode
FAST-LC-SM-6
FAST-LC-SM-100
SC/PC
900 µm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FAST-SC, OM3/OM4
FAST-SC-MM50L-6
FAST-SC-MM50L-100
SC/PC
900 µm
62.5 µm
Beige
FAST-SC, OM1 62.5 µm
SC/UPC
900 µm
SM
Blue
FAST-SC, Single-mode
FAST-SC-SM-6
FAST-SC-SM-100
SC/APC
900 µm
SM
Green
FAST-SCAPC (Flat Cleave), Single-mode
FAST-SC-SMAU-6
FAST-SC-SMAU-100
ST/PC
900 µm
62.5 µm
Beige
FAST-ST, OM1 62.5 µm
FAST-ST-MM62.5-6
FAST-ST-MM62.5-100
ST/UPC
900 µm
SM
Blue
FAST-ST, Single-mode
FAST-ST-SM-6
FAST-ST-SM-100
CONNECTOR
PACKAGE OF 6
PACKAGE OF 100
FAST-LC-MM50L-6
FAST-LC-MM50L-100
FASTCONNECT LC
FAST-LC-MM62.5-6 FAST-LC-MM62.5-100
FASTCONNECT SC
FAST-SC-MM62.5-6 FAST-SC-MM62.5-100
FASTCONNECT ST
FASTCONNECT BOOT ONLY
Boot Only
2 mm
N/A
N/A
FAST 2 mm boot (LC/SC/ST)
FAST-BOOT-2MM-6
FAST-BOOT-2MM-100
Boot Only
3 mm
N/A
N/A
FAST 3 mm boot (LC/SC/ST)
FAST-BOOT-3MM-6
FAST-BOOT-3MM-100
DESCRIPTION
AFL NO.
FASTCONNECT TOOL KIT
FASTConnect Tool Kit with CT-30A Cleaver and Accessories—includes Cleaver, FAST SC Assembly Tool, FAST LC Assembly Tool,
3 mm Cable Clamp, 2 mm Cable Clamp, 0.25/0.9 mm Cable Clamp, Fiber Stripper, Kevlar Scissors, Fiber Preparation Fluid, Lintfree Cloth Wipes, Marker Pen, Installation Instructions, Strip Length Template and a Carrying Case.
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CS001201
Quick Reference Guide
FUSEConnect® Fusion-Spliced Field-Installable Connectors
FUSEConnect Connectors (SC, FC, LC, ST)
Features
Applications
• Utilizes a fusion splicer to terminate the
connector in the field
• No adhesives, crimping or polishing
• True APC performance
• Compatible with most fusion splicers
• Insertion Loss
-SM: 0.15 dB (avg.), 0.3 dB (max.)
-MM: 0.10 dB (avg.), 0.3 dB (max.)
• SM compliance to GR-326-CORE
• MM compliance to TIA/EIA568C.3
• RF-overlay TTTP networks
• Cable TV backbone networks
• Outside plant
• FTTD (Fiber-to-the-Desk)
• MDU FTTP cabling
• Data center installation
• Central office connector replacement
CABLE
TYPE
FIBER TYPE
HOUSING
COLOR
DESCRIPTION
AFL NO.
(PACKAGE OF 6)
LC/PC
900 µm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FUSE-LC, OM3/OM4
FUSE-LC9M50L-6
CONNECTOR
LC CONNECTORS
LC/PC
900 µm
62.5 µm
Beige
FUSE-LC, OM1 62.5 µm
FUSE-LC9M62-6
LC/UPC
900 µm
SM
Blue
FUSE-LC, Single-mode
FUSE-LC9SMU-6
LC/APC
900 µm
SM
Green
FUSE-LC, Single-mode
FUSE-LC9SMA-6
LC/PC
2 mm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FUSE-LC, OM3/OM4
FUSE-LC2M50L-6
LC/UPC
2 mm
SM
Blue
FUSE-LC, Single-mode
FUSE-LC2SMU-6
SC/PC
900 µm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FUSE-SC, OM3/OM4
FUSE-SC9M50L-6
SC/PC
900 µm
62.5 µm
Beige
FUSE-SC, OM1 62.5 µm
FUSE-SC9M62-6
SC CONNECTORS
SC/UPC
900 µm
SM
Blue
FUSE-SC, Single-mode
FUSE-SC9SMU-6
SC/APC
900 µm
SM
Green
FUSE-SC, Single-mode
FUSE-SC9SMA-6
SC/UPC
3 mm
SM
Blue
FUSE-SC, Single-mode
FUSE-SC3SMU-6
SC/APC
3 mm
SM
Green
FUSE-SC, Single-mode
FUSE-SC3SMA-6
ST/PC
900 µm
62.5 µm
Beige
FUSE-ST, OM1 62.5 µm
FUSE-ST9M62-6
ST/UPC
900 µm
SM
Blue
FUSE-ST, Single-mode
FUSE-ST9SMU-6
ST CONNECTORS
MPO CONNECTORS
MPO (Female)
3 mm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FUSE-MPO (no guide pins), OM3/OM4
FUSEMPO-MM5L-3-F-6
MPO (Male)
3 mm
OM3/OM4
Aqua
FUSE-MPO (guide pins), OM3/OM4
FUSEMPO-MM5L-3-M-6
MPO/APC (Female)
3 mm
SM
Green
FUSE-MPO (no guide pins), Single-mode
FUSEMPO-SMA-3-F-6
MPO/APC (Male)
3 mm
SM
Green
FUSE-MPO (guide pins), Single-mode
FUSEMPO-SMA-3-M-6
DESCRIPTION
AFL NO.
FUSECONNECT TOOL KIT
FUSEConnect Tool Kit—includes Tool Case, Fiber Stripper, Kevlar Scissors, Lint-Free Wipes, Fiber Preparation Fluid,
Permanent Marker, Cord Splitter Tool and FUSEConnect Accessory Kit.
FUSE-TL-KT
FUSEConnect Accessory Kit—Utility Storage Box, Clamp for holding 3 mm Simplex Cordage, Clamp for holding
2 mm Simplex Cordage, 250 μm / 900 μm Fiber Clamp, 3 mm FUSEConnect Fiber Holder, 2 mm FUSEConnect Fiber
Holder, 900 μm FUSEConnect Fiber Holder, CLAMP-S70D Sheath Clamp and CLAMP-S60D Sheath Clamp (Left side).
FUSE-AC-KT
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Quick Reference Guide
Poli-MOD® Patch and Splice Module
CONNECTOR
FIBER COUNT
FIBER TYPE
Features
Applications
• Up to 24-fiber interconnection capacity
• LGX 118 compatibility (single-slot module)
• Available in SC, LC, ST and FC connector
arrangements
• Shuttered LC connectors for increased
dust protection
• Organized fiber routing
• Multi-directional cable entry access
• Telecommunications closets
• Data centers
• Customer premise
•LANs/WANs
• Central offices
• Hub sites
• Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
ADAPTER/HOUSING
COLOR
DESCRIPTION
AFL NO.
(1 PER BOX)
POLI-MOD WITH LC CONNECTORS
LC/PC
12
OM3
Aqua
Poli-MOD, LC/PC, OM3 colored pigtails
PM-L-12-PLC-3-S-01
LC/PC
12
OM4
Aqua
Poli-MOD, LC/PC, OM4 colored pigtails
PM-L-12-PLC-4-S-01
LC/UPC
12
SM
Blue
Poli-MOD, LC/UPC, Single-mode colored pigtails
PM-L-12-ULC-0-S-01
LC/PC
24
OM3
Aqua
Poli-MOD, LC/PC, OM3 colored pigtails
PM-L-24-PLC-3-S-01
LC/PC
24
OM4
Aqua
Poli-MOD, LC/PC, OM4 colored pigtails
PM-L-24-PLC-4-S-01
LC/UPC
24
SM
Blue
Poli-MOD, LC/UPC, Single-mode colored pigtails
PM-L-24-ULC-0-S-01
Poli-MOD, SC/PC, OM3 colored pigtails
PM-L-12-PSC-3-S-01
POLI-MOD WITH SC CONNECTORS
SC/PC
12
OM3
Aqua
SC/PC
12
OM4
Aqua
Poli-MOD, SC/PC, OM4 colored pigtails
PM-L-12-PSC-4-S-01
SC/UPC
12
SM
Blue
Poli-MOD, SC/UPC, Single-mode colored pigtails
PM-L-12-USC-0-S-01
SC/APC
12
SM
Green
Poli-MOD, SC/APC, Single-mode colored pigtails
PM-L-12-ASC-0-S-01
POLI-MOD WITH ST CONNECTORS
ST/PC
12
OM1 62.5 µm
Metal
Poli-MOD, ST/PC, OM1 62.5 µm colored pigtails
PM-L-12-PST-1-S-01
ST/UPC
12
SM
Metal
Poli-MOD, ST/UPC, Single-mode colored pigtails
PM-L-12-UST-0-S-01
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