Data Center

Why MPO/MTP Connector End Face Geometry is Important?

End face geometry is an essential characteristic of repeatable and reliable optical fiber connections. Overall performance of fiber optic connectivity depends on the mechanical characteristics that control alignment and physical contact of the fiber cores. End face geometry parameters for MPO/MTP connectivity include: Angle of the polish – Horizontal or X axis (RX and GX) […]

Data Center HOW-TO

How to choose the right MPO Cassette

Low Insertion Loss. The lower the insertion loss, the more MPO cassettes that can be used in the channel—and the greater flexibility you have in your DC topology. Compatibility with Low-DMD Fibers. A cassette using low-DMD fiber is already compatible with systems using low-DMD fiber. This allows the ISI penalty to be reallocated to the […]

Data Center

24 Fiber MPO-LC Module Cassettes

A data center is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. It generally includes redundant or backup power supplies, redundant data communications connections, environmental controls (e.g., air conditioning, fire suppression) and various security devices. Large data centers are industrial scale operations using as much electricity as […]

Cable Management Data Center

Ultrahigh density MPO/MTP cabling system in Data Center

As the data throughput increases, 40Gb/s and 100Gb/s are more commonplace and now become a trend and hotspot for data-center cabling system, plus the fact that MPO/MTP connector is the up-and-coming standard optical interface for 40G and 100G Ethernet network, so it is predicted that MPO/MTP will eventually replace the standards for fiber optics as […]

Data Center

What performance should i expect from MTP/MPO Connector

What performance should I expect from my MTP connection? The chart on our MT Ferrule product page, lists the maximum Insertion Loss (IL) and Return Loss (RL) you should expect for each ferrule grade. However, improper use or termination can degrade these values. MTP performance is primarily driven by three factors: 1. Selecting Quality Connector […]

Data Center

What is the difference of MTP connectors and MPO connectors

The MPO connector is defined by IEC-61754-76, it is a multiple fiber core connector, “Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Fiber optic connector interfaces – Part 7: Type MPO connector family”; and TIA-604-5-D, ”Fiber Optic Connector Intermateability Standard, Type MPO”. The term MTP is a registered trademark of US Conec. This is the […]

FTTH Network

MPO connectors are ready for prime time

As the industry deploys 40-Gbit/sec optical networks and moves ahead to 100-Gbit/sec data rates, service providers and data center managers may question whether the multi-fiber push-on (MPO) connector can perform reliably at those speeds. They saw the first-generation MPO as a “weak link” in optical networking, primarily because of its higher optical loss, lack of […]