Fibre Optic Adapters

What is a Fibre optic adapter?

RS Components offer a wide selection of fibre optic adapters. A fibre optic adapter is used to connect and align two fibre optic connectors together. They are used to bridge the gap between a cable to cable fibre connections and sometimes known as a mating sleeve or a hybrid adapter. They come in different connection variations, either, single, double or sometimes quad. This is commonly known as single-mode or multi-mode fibre cable connection.

How does it work?

Fibre optic connections can provide a more accurate alignment for the tips of the connectors rather than using traditional connection methods such as soldering.

Single-mode adapters offer more precise alignment and can also be used to connect multi-mode cables. Multi-mode adapters should not be used to connect single-mode cables as this can cause alignment problems resulting in a loss of signal strength.

The most important element of a fibre optic adapter is the alignment sleeve. Bronze sleeves tend to provide more durability with the precision not as good, ceramic sleeves provide better precision alignment with durability not as good. Bronze sleeves are typically used in multi-mode adapters where precision is not as important.


What different types are there?

There are many types of fibre optic adapters, the most common connectors available, SC-to-SC, ST-to-ST, or FC-to-FC–and different styles of connectors. The latter devices are referred as hybrid adapters and typically used to join ST and SC connectors.

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รายละเอียดสินค้า / Description ราคา / Price Connector Type Single/Multimode Simplex/Duplex Fibre Size Maximum Cable Diameter Colour Insertion Loss Housing Material Connector Type A Connector Type B Series Series Number
RS Stock No. 536-7768
Brand :RS PRO
THB78.27
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ST to ST Multimode Simplex - 7mm Black - Phosphor Bronze ST ST - -
RS Stock No. 536-7594
Brand :RS PRO
THB560.65
Each
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E2000 to E2000 Single Mode Simplex - - Blue - Ceramic E2000 E2000 - -
RS Stock No. 536-7639
Brand :RS PRO
THB180.13
Each
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MTRJ to MTRJ Multimode - - - Black - Phosphor Bronze MTJR MTJR - -
RS Stock No. 536-7617
Brand :RS PRO
THB412.59
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LC to LC Single Mode Duplex - - Blue - - LC LC - -
RS Stock No. 536-7623
Brand :RS PRO
THB214.55
Each
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LC to LC Multimode Duplex - - Brown 0.1dB Phosphor Bronze LC LC - -
RS Stock No. 536-7601
Brand :RS PRO
THB504.54
Each
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E2000 to E2000 Multimode Simplex - - Brown - Phosphor Bronze E2000 E2000 - -
RS Stock No. 729-6582
Brand :RS PRO
THB271.47
Each
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ST to SC Multimode Duplex - - Beige - Polymer ST SC - -
RS Stock No. 536-7651
Brand :RS PRO
THB163.62
Each
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SC to SC Single Mode Duplex - - Blue - - SC SC - -
RS Stock No. 536-7566
Brand :RS PRO
THB88.65
Each
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SC to SC Single Mode Simplex - - Blue - - SC SC - -
RS Stock No. 121-3956
Brand :RS PRO
THB276.79
Each
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LC to LC Multimode Duplex - - Beige 0.1dB Ceramic LC LC LC -
RS Stock No. 121-3949
Brand :RS PRO
THB99.116
Each: (In a Pack of 25)
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LC to LC Single Mode Simplex - - Green 0.1dB Ceramic LC LC LC -
RS Stock No. 536-7819
Brand :RS PRO
THB57.06
Each
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SC to SC Single Mode Simplex - - Green - Ceramic SC SC - -
RS Stock No. 536-7825
Brand :RS PRO
THB2,298.25
Each
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SC to Bare Fibre Multimode, Single Mode - 125µm - - 0.01dB - SC Bare Fibre - -
RS Stock No. 422-6010
Brand :RS PRO
THB99.49
Each
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ST to ST Multimode - - - - - Metal ST ST - -
RS Stock No. 121-3950
Brand :RS PRO
THB65.54
Each
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LC to LC Single Mode Simplex - - Blue 0.1dB - LC LC LC -
RS Stock No. 536-7718
Brand :RS PRO
THB138.16
Each
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FC to FC Single Mode Simplex - - White - Ceramic FC FC - -
RS Stock No. 121-3947
Brand :RS PRO
THB177.277
Each: (In a Pack of 25)
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LC to LC Single Mode Duplex - - Blue 0.1dB Cold Rolled Steel LC LC - -
RS Stock No. 121-3953
Brand :RS PRO
THB139.10
Each
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LC to LC Multimode Simplex - - Purple 0.1dB Ceramic LC LC LC -
RS Stock No. 738-8530
Brand :RS PRO
THB572.91
Each
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E2000 to E2000 Single Mode Simplex - - Green - - E2000 E2000 - -
RS Stock No. 536-7752
Brand :RS PRO
THB95.25
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ST to ST Single Mode Simplex - - - 0.1dB Ceramic ST ST - -
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