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LightBow Pre-Polished Connectors

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Overview

LightBow

Combined with Siemon's exclusive patent-pending LightBow termination tool, Siemon LightBow prepolished mechanical splice connectors can be deployed with unsurpassed termination speed and quality via a built-in VFL verification window and the ability to adjust or reterminate. Available in both LC and SC configurations, these connectors support both multimode and singlemode versions of Siemon's XGLO and LightSystem solutions.

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Part of the XGLO (10 Gb/s) Fiber cabling system.

Part of the LightSystem (1 Gb/s) Fiber cabling system.


Benefits

Factory Assembled
Factory Assembled
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LightBow connectors ship factory-assembled, eliminating time-consuming field assembly of inner and outer connector bodies.
Quality Performance
Quality Performance
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Termination combines splicing and crimping in a single step, eliminating handling that can impact integrity. Dust cap also stays in place to protect end face polish from contamination.
VFL Verification Window
VFL Verification Window
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Built-in window in the connector body is used with the 0.5mW output power, Laser Class 1 VFL to verify a good termination. Connector can be adjusted or reterminated if needed.

Performance

Optical Performance

Insertion Loss (Typical)

  • MM: 0.20dB
  • SM: UPC 0.20dB
  • SM: APC 0.30dB

Return Loss (Typical)

  • MM: -37 dB
  • SM: UPC -55dB
  • SM: APC
    • -60dB for 1310nm
    • -65dB for 1550nm

Part Numbers

LC Multimode
FC1-LB-LC5-9AQ  LC simplex connector, aqua, 50/125µm multimode (OM3/OM4), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
FC1-LB-LC6-9BG  LC simplex connector, beige, 62.5/125µm multimode (OM1), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
LC Singlemode
FC1-LB-LCA-9GR  LC simplex connector (APC), green, singlemode (OS1/OS2), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
FC1-LB-LCU-9BL  LC simplex connector (UPC), blue, singlemode (OS1/OS2), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
SC Multimode
FC1-LB-SC5-9AQ  SC simplex connector, aqua, 50/125µm multimode (OM3/OM4), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
FC1-LB-SC6-9BG  SC simplex connector, beige, 62.5/125µm multimode (OM1), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
SC Singlemode
FC1-LB-SCA-9GR  SC simplex connector (APC), green, singlemode (OS1/OS2), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot
FC1-LB-SCU-9BL  SC simplex connector (UPC), blue, singlemode (OS1/OS2), 900µm buffered fiber, white boot

Because we continuously improve our products, Siemon reserves the right to change specifications and availability without prior notice