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AiDi rolls 24-channel MPO connector

Posted: 24 Mar 2008     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

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AiDi Corp. has rolled the low-loss MPO24, a 24-channel MPO connector with reduced insertion loss for use with ribbon fiber pigtails, fiber arrays and fiber fan-out assemblies. In partnership with ADOPT, AiDi Corp. manufactures these components at its factories in Japan and distributes them through AiDi USA, a wholly owned subsidiary.

Over last few years, MPO connectors have been deployed widely in the field and are responsible for eliminating the need for per-channel fiber cables, thus reducing fiber routing complexity. Both system manufacturer and service provider benefit from this simplicity, whether it is in the circuit pack routing or the interconnections between patch panels. The advantages are especially pronounced in high density applications such as ROADM, WSS, mux/demux combos and other integrated modules and subsystems.

Previously, channel counts for MPO connectors were limited to 8 or 12. However, recent advances in materials and processing technology allow low loss and high uniformity over all 24 channels."The proven success of the MPO12 is an indication of the trend toward higher channel count without

increasing fiber routing complexity," says Kenzo Ishida, president and CEO of of AiDi. We push the technology to satisfy the market needs as

module port counts continue to rise."

The form factor of the low-loss MPO24 housing is identical to that of the company's MPO12, despite the high number of channels. The 24 channels are compactly contained within the ferrule in two rows of 12 fibers, with 0.5 mm spacing between rows. Insertion loss is specified at maximum 0.3 dB. The low-loss

MPO24 is available today.





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