OP(SCAPC)-OP(SCAPC) G657A2 SX 5.0mm Patch cord

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It’s a kind of FTTH patch cord assembly with Double sheath 5.0mm FTTH Drop Cable.It adopts lower insertion loss SC technologies, and compact cable structure, achieving fast deployment, high reliability, and durability.

This is a last cable in FTTH project. Used widely between MST,FAT, FTTX Pro-connectorized terminal box tec. With easy accessibility to the fiber and simple installation.


Patch cord’s Optical Specifications

Connector Dual-end OP (SC ) Polish APC-APC
Fiber Mode 9/125μm, G657A2 Jacket Color Black
Cable OD 5.0±0.2mm Wavelength SM:1310/1550nm
Cable Structure Simplex Jacket Material LSZH
Insertion loss ≤0.3dB(Super low loss) Return loss SM APC ≥ 60dB(min)
Operation Temperature -10  ~ +70°C Install&Storage temperature -40  ~ +70°C

Remark:The IL in the table is only refer to the IL (connector). The product IL must contain the connector IL and fiber cable IL, IL all =2 x IL (connector) + IL (1km cable IL)/1000 x L (cable length).


Mechanical and Environmental Characteristics

Items Unite Specifications Reference
Span Length M 50  
Tension(Long Term) N 300 IEC 61300-2-4
Tension (Short Term) N 600 IEC 61300-2-4
Crush(Long Term) N/10cm 300 IEC 61300-2-5
Crush(Short Term) N/10cm 1000 IEC 61300-2-5
Min. Bend Radius(Dynamic) mm 20D  
Min. Bend Radius(Static) mm 10D  
Operating Temperature -20~+60 IEC 61300-2-22
Storage Temperature -20~+60 IEC 61300-2-22


End-Face Quality (SM)

Zone Range (μm) Scratches Defects Reference
A: Core 0 to 25 None None  IEC 61300-3-35:2015
B: Cladding 25 to 115 None None
C: Adhesive 115 to 135 None None
D: Contact 135 to 250 None None
E: Rest of ferrule None None


Cable Technical Data


Fiber Cable Parameters

Items Parameters
Fiber count 1F,9/125μm, G657A2
Tight butter Diameter 0.9±0.1mm
Color Red or Blue or white or green or Natural or others
Inner Jacket Diameter 2.9mm±0.1mm or 2.0mm±0.1mm
Material LSZH
Color White&Black or Others
Strength Member Aramid Yarn
Outer Jacket Diameter 5.0mm±0.2mm
Material LSZH
Color Black


Connector Optical Specifications

Type OP SC/APC ,Compatible with OptiTap SC APC
Insertion loss Max. ≤ 0.3 dB
Return loss ≥ 60 dB
Tensile strength between optical cable and connector Load: 300N   Duration: 5s
Water proof IP67
Fall Drop height: 1.5 m

Number of drops: 5 for each plug

Test temperature: -15℃ and 45℃

Bending Load: 45 N

Duration: 8 cycles, 10s/cycle

Torsion Load: 15 N

Duration: 10 cycles ± 180°

Static side load Load: 50 N for 1h
Water proof Depth: under 3m of water. Duration: 7 days
Change of temperature Temperature: -25ºC to 70 ºC

Duration at extreme temps: 1h

Temperature change speed: 1ºC/min

Cycles: 12


Length Tolerance

Overall Length(L) (m) length of tolerance (cm)
10<L<40 +15/-0
40<L +0.5% x L/-0

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