Dec 10, 2020

MPO Connector Pin Configurations

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Because of the large number of fibers in MPO connectors, arrayed over a very small space, these connectors required enhanced alignment mechanisms. The MPO interface has a pair of high precision alignment pins on one half of the connection and mating high precision holes on the other half. The connectors are dimensionally identical otherwise, and a pinned connector can reside on either side of the MPO interface.

So keeping track of pins in one’s MPO infrastructure is important. The infrastructure needs to be uniform and predictable.

Written by James Donovan

James Donovan is telecommunications and infrastructure professional with a massive wealth of experience achieved over 30 years in the industry and has a passion for training. James has worked with companies such as CommScope, Avaya, Alcatel, Lucent and AT&T, building learning programs and solutions that have delivered market-leading training to partners and learners around the world.

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