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    F-3000® Family

LC compatible fiber optic connector solutions

Based on various ferrule technologies, as well as, mechanical and optical interfaces, the Diamond F-3000® connector is a widely used and appreciated solution. The product family includes a complete range of connectors, adapters and network accessories, such as attenuators, hybrid adapters, transition adapters, terminations and reflectors.

The F-3000® is a fiber optic "small form factor" connector utilizing a 1.25 mm ferrule. The Diamond F-3000® family is designed according to the international IEC 61 754-28 standard and is LC standard compatible.

Features and strengths
Automatic protective cap - Simplifies handling
- Durable protection against scratches and debris
Excellent mechanical and optical performances - Minimization of losses and reflections
High quality standards - Constant reliability
- Reliable testing processes
Long component life - High performance materials
- Minimization of long-term failures
Large product portfolio - Variants for telecommunication, laser, photonics and markets in harsh environments
The difference is in the detail

The protective cap feature of the Diamond F-3000® connector opens and closes automatically when the patch cable is mated and de-mated. It not only protects the contact surface from scratches and debris, but also protects the User from any emitted laser beam light.

By using Diamond's two-component ferrule, in conjunction with our proprietary Active Core Alignment technology (ACA), performance is significantly improved in terms of insertion loss (IL) (typically < 0.1 dB; max. 0.15 dB for the single-mode "Low IL" version) and return loss RL (< 85 dB for the APC single-mode version).

In addition, the Diamond two-component ferrule offers the possibility to assemble special optical fibers with non-standard diameters (from 80 μm to 280 μm) or to use the Diamond Multi-Fiber technology (several fibers in a single ferrule).

Product composition Fiber types Plug and adapter technology
Patch cord Single-mode fibers Connector type F-3000® Simplex, Duplex, Version S, Version Lift, Backplane
Pigtail Multimode fibers OM1 - OM5 Ferrule geometry PC 0°, APC 8°, APC 4°
Fan Out Fibers with large core >50µm Color coding for connector body, unlocking lever, bend protection, center piece
Break Out Fibers with small core <8µm Optical values Low IL 0.15dB max. or other
Adapter Multicore fibers  
Cable termination Combination of several fibers  
Fiber Distribution Boxes Polarization Maintaining fibers (Panda, bow tie, etc.)  

For further information or specific configuration data, please contact your DIAMOND consultant or contact us directly.

Available Versions

F-3000® (Standard Simplex and Duplex) F-3000® s
F-3000® OM4 F-3000® Lift
F-3000® low loss F-3000® s Lift
F-3000® Backplane F-3000® PS
F-3000® Fusion F-3000® OLiD
F-3000® PM F-3000® HE