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SC/APC - SC/APC Patch Leads

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Commonly used widely in applications such as FTTX, gigabit passive optical network (GPON) and wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM), Connectix OS2 singlemode SC/APC -SC/APC patch leads are manufactured using bend insensitive G.657.A1 or G.675.A2 optical fibre, terminated with standards compliant connectors and 100% tested and certified.

Manufactured with a low smoke zero halogen sheath, Connectix SC/APC – SC/APC patch leads are ideal for connecting hardware within data centre exchanges or within enclosures, street cabinets and patching consumer end FTTX products.

Available in standard, premium and premium low-loss Senko connector formats the SC/APC connector is a zirconia ceramic ferrule with choice of endface types including standard, step, and cone. These endface types allow for faster polishing, and lower insertion loss and back reflection when terminated within Connectix and Senko production procedures, while ensuring maximum repeatability.

The connector body is precision moulded and available in 900um as standard or 2.0mm long boot or 3.0mm long boot formats. The housing and boot are made from UL-rated material and Physical Contact (PC) version is also available.

Connectix offers a range of simplex and duplex SC/APC – SC/APC patch leads from stock and a custom length service with fast turnaround service.


  • Compliance with Telcordia, ANSI, IEC, TIA/EIA, NTT and JIS specifications
  • Low insertion loss & back reflection*
  • One-piece construction & pull-proof design
  • Free-floating ceramic ferrule
  • Precision anti-rotation key and corrosion resistant body
  • UL-rated plastic housing and boots in a variety of colours
  • Telcordia style boots
  • Adapters with choice of metal or plastic housing, mount styles & flange options


  • FTTX
  • Metro
  • Active device termination
  • Test equipment
  • Telecommunication networks
  • Local Area Networks (LANs)
  • Data processing networks
  • Premise installations
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Industrial, medical & military


Connector Specification Compliant with IEC 874-14
Ferrule Material Full zirconia
Installation Temperature Range – 5°C to +50°C
Operation Temperature Range –10°C to +70°C
Crush Resistance 1000N
Nominal Cable Diameter Zip twin: 2.8 x 5.6 mm, Mini zip twin 1.8 x 3.6 mm

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