MPO Breakout Cable 2023-12-21T08:52:27+08:00

MPO to LC Breakout Cable

For High Density Network · Data Center Cabling

MPO to LC Breakout Cable

MPO to 4 duplex LC breakout cable fan out a single 40Gbps connection from a 40GBase-SR4 QSFP+ optical transceiver module to four 10Gbps LC SFP+ optical transceiver modules, while 12 fiber type is used in 10G networks. The MPO to LC breakout cable is also an economical solution for a smaller network environment in which you don’t need complicated equipment, because the MPO cable allows redistribution of various fibers into one round cable for short distance transmission, it offers 8, 12, 24 and up to 144 fibers for these applications. To protect the cable in the harsh environment, armored cable is available.

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MPO to LC SM 12F Fanout Cable

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  • 0.35dB for all MM, SM Low Loss 0.35dB & Standard Loss 0.60dB
  • 100% Interferometer Test
  • FSG brand connector kits
  • IEC 61754-7 and TIA/EIA 604-5 Compliant for MPO/MTP interfaces


  • Data Centre Infrastructure
  • Storage Area Network – Fiber Channel
  • Parallel Optics
  • 10Gbps, 25Gbps and emerging 40Gbps, 100Gbps Protocol

Standard Compliance

  • EIA/TIA-455-21A
  • TIA 604-5 (FOCIS 5)
  • Telcordia GR-326-CORE
  • IEC61754-7

MPO-LC 4xDuplex 8F Breakout Patch Cable

OM3 & OM4 types MPO-LC breakout cable are very popular in markets. You might see both aqua and magenta colors are used for OM4 cable, it’s just choice by different markets. MPO/MTP breakout cable offers up to 144 fibers, but most common versions are 8, 12 and 24. 8F is usually with 4 LC duplex connectors, because they connect with SFP transceivers, which normally have small LC duplex ports. Each pair of fibers for TX & RX of 10G.

MPO breakout cable


Fiber ModeSingle Mode: OS2 9/125μm
Multimode: OM4, OM3, OM2 50/125μm, OM1 62.5/125μm
Connector AMTP Female, Male; MPO Female, Male
Connector BrandFSG MPO, USConec MTP
Connector BLC, SC, FC, ST, E2000
Polish TypeSingle Mode: APC, UPC    Muliti Mode: UPC
Cable JacketLSZH, PVC
Cable TypeRound, Ribbon
Cable Diameter3.0mm
Breakout Length0.5M
Transmission DistanceOM4: 150m @40/100G, 400m @10G
OM3: 100m @40/100G, 300m @10G

Optical Properties

Fiber ModeSingle ModeMulti Mode
Attenuation (dB/km)≤0.32 at 1310nm,  ≤0.18 at 1550nm≤2.3 at 850nm,  ≤0.6 at 1300nm
Insertion Loss (dB)Elite: ≤0.35,  Standard: ≤0.6Elite: ≤0.35,  Standard: ≤0.6
Return Loss (dB)APC: ≥60,  UPC: ≥50UPC: ≥20
Connector TypeLC/SC/FC/ST
Insertion Loss (dB)APC:≤ 0.3,  UPC: ≤0.25UPC: ≤0.25
Return Loss (dB)APC: ≥60, UPC: ≥50UPC: ≥30

Low insertion loss 0.35dB for MM MPO

FSG MPO connector features the industry’s highest-precision thermoplastic ferrule, designed to 0.35dB Max. IL for MM types. For standard loss 0.6dB, elite less than 0.35dB

MPO Connector
MPO connector 3D test

100% Interferometer Pass

Besides insertion loss, 3D geometry data affects the performances for MPO connector. For MT ferrule, it’s more complex than normal ceramic ferrule to control 3D, however, FSG tests 3D 100% strictly.

Low Insertion Loss for LC connector

 We use 0.5um concentricity ferrule for LC connector and control the insertion loss is below 0.25dB.

MPO to LC fanout patch cord

Test Assured Program

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Sumix 3D Tester

3D Interferometer Test

Insertion Loss Test

Endface Inspection

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