A patch cord/ patch cable is an optical cable used to connect one electronic or optical device to another for signal routing.
Gould’s singlemode (SM) and multi mode (MM) & Polarization Maintaining (PM) fiber optic patchcords & optical cable assemblies feature quality parts and guaranteed performance specifications. Single mode and multi mode patch cords Specifications are per mated pair at both 1310nm and 1550nm with length tolerance at ±10% (minimum tolerance is ±5cm). Our patch cords are available with ST, FC, SC, LC, FC/APC and SC/APC connector options or as a pigtail assembly.
Our Pm patch cords are available with FC and FC/APC connector options or as a pigtail assembly. The PM connector key is aligned to the slow axis as default. Several fiber types are available from Nufern and Corning offering wavelengths in the spectral ranges 400nm up to 2050nm.