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OM2 Fiber Patch Cord


Manufacturer: SOPTO

OM2 Fiber Patch Cord

Type: OM2
Data Rete: 10Gigabit
Connector Type: LC/SC/..
End Face:  UPC/PC/APC
Skin Material: PVC/LSZH/OFNR...


OM2 fiber optic patch cord refers to the commonly used 50/125 traditional fiber cable. OM2 is a standard for multimode cable defined by ISO/IEC 100801, the 50/125 OM2 multimode fiber was first invented by Corning in the 1970s. OM2 was not widely used before the 1990s but now it has grown to be popular and even the first choice for newly established networks compared with OM1 the 62.5/125 multimode fiber.


OM1 and OM2 are both orange jacketed cable, and you cannot judge from the outer diameter to identify OM1 and OM2 fiber cable, because the 50/125 and 62.5/125 refer not to whole cable diameter but to the fiber inside. Usually there will be words printed on the cable jacket showing its specifications; it will describe the fiber type. OM2 fiber cable max attenuation is same as OM1 fiber cable, but the overfilled launch is much higher than OM1 using 1300nm. 


Multimode optical fiber patch cords can be used as cross-connect jumpers, equipment and work area cords. All Signamax optical fiber patch cords are manufactured using riser-grade (OFNR) cable and are 100% factory tested for insertion and return loss to ensure transmission performance per ANSI/TIA-568-C.3 standard specifications. Patch cords terminated with ST, SC, LC and MT-RJ connec-tors (uniform and hybrid versions) are available in duplex and simplex designs.


Cordage used in multimode fiber cords is color-coded per ANSI/TIA-598-C - 50-μm multimode cables are orange in color. Connectors with plastic bodies (SC and LC) are color-coded per ANSI/TIA-568-C.3 - 50-μm multimode connectors are black in color. Marked clips, color rings, or colored connector boots identify each end of the duplex fiber cord to designate Position A and Position B.



  • Duplex and simplex versions
  • Uniform and hybrid cord versions
  • 100% factory transmission tested per ANSI/TIA-568-C.3
  • Cordage color coding per ANSI/TIA-598-C
  • Plastic body color coding per ANSI/TIA-598-C.3
  • Position A/Position B markings
  • Slim-profile boots with durable flexible cable strain relief



  • For use in 1 Gb/s high speed LAN networks over a 550 m indicative link length at 850 nm wavelength using a laser launch
  • High speed and legacy networks including Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet and Ethernet
  • Data centers
  • Premises cabling in data networks including backbone, riser and horizontal
  • Supports video, data and voice services