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Technology is continuously evolving, and it is imperative that data centers and networking telecommunications are able to match the booming demands of higher bandwidth, along with faster data transmission speeds, all while managing already strained working space limitations. The LightWave 12-Fiber MTP/MPO Multimode OM1 Fiber Optic Cable can not only meet those demands, but do so with a low loss connector with the ability house up to 72 fibers, which can give back the space you desperately need to operate more efficiently.
The MTP® brand connector takes the MPO connector style and optimizes it, adding features that benefit you in order to get the best connectivity possible. These features include a removable housing for reworking the ferrule or changing the connector gender post-assembly.
Other features such as the patented ferrule float and stainless steel guide pin tips (available on male versions) help offer greater durability and accuracy. With this 12-strand fiber optic cable, you can accomplish any one of many functions at just a small fraction of the space used by standard connector cables.
Using OM1 fiber optics, experience data transfers over a 1Gbps link with a 50/125 micron glass fiber over a distance of up to 300 meters at a wavelength of 850nm, and over a distance of up to 550 meters at 1300nm. For a 10Gbps link, you can transfer data over a distance of up to 33 meters at 850nm.
Each cable is assembled in-house our local facility, and tested for interferometry and insertion loss, so enjoy the American-made quality and high performance that LightWave cables provide.
LightWave brand MTP Cables are fully compliant with the guidelines of the Trade Agreements Act (TAA), and are approved for United States Government use.
Choose Your Polarity
Type A - Straight: Straight-through polarity is typically for connecting patch panels. They are wired in a mirrored configuration, going from Pin 1 on one connector end to Pin 1 on the opposite end, etc.
Type B - Rollover: Rollover polarity is used primarily for connecting to switches and transceivers in 40Gb applications. In a 12-strand rollover polarity, the cable is wired from Pin 1 on one connector end to Pin 12 on the opposite end. Then 2 to 11, and so forth.
Type C - Flipped: Pair-Flipped polarity is the most commonly used polarity type for this cable, and typically used in cassette-to-cassette applications. Pin 1 on one end goes to Pin 2 on the opposite end, and 2 to 1, 3 to 4, 4 to 3, and so on. This is the default polarity option, but you can select your desired polarity from our drop-down menu above.
|Maximum Finished Cable Attenuation Coefficient
|Overfill Launch Bandwidth
|Gigabit Ethernet Link Length (1 Gbps)
|1000 BASE-SX (850nm)
|1000 BASE-SX (1300nm)
|Gigabit Ethernet Link Length (10 Gbps)
|1000 BASE-SX (1300nm)
MTP® is a registered trademark of US Conec Ltd.